Join David Diskin for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating handouts, part of PowerPoint Tips and Tricks for Business Presentations.
Giving your audience something tangible to take back with them is a great idea.…Remember that your handout must reinforce the same goals that your presentation does.…Don't give them anything that distracts them unless they specifically ask for it.…If you want your audience to take notes, print them a copy of your…slides, usually three to a page.…We can go to the File tab in the Ribbon and choose Print, or the shortcut key…Ctrl+P. Here is where you choose your layout.…Notice, that I have three slides per page selected.…By default, yours might say Full Page or Note Pages.…
Remember that Note Pages is what we would give to our speaker.…By choosing three slides, we will have three slides per page with plenty of room…for notes and automatic date and page numbers.…If we skip through some pages, you'll see that this is going to include slides…that aren't really necessary, a waste of paper and audience attention.…We will take a moment to print only those slides that are actually noteworthy.…While in the Print Preview mode we can specify the slide numbers we want,…
- Adding whitespace
- Applying transitions
- Using photographs, colors, and fonts
- Incorporating diagrams and SmartArt
- Customizing layouts and templates
- Animating bullets, photos, and other objects
- Inserting music and audio
- Utilizing speaker's notes and the Presenter view
- Creating handouts
- Planning the program
- Dealing with distractions
- Setting up and tearing down
Skill Level Intermediate
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