Join David Diskin for an in-depth discussion in this video Maintaining consistency, part of PowerPoint Tips and Tricks for Business Presentations.
It's important that your slides remain consistent throughout the presentation.…This usually means paying close attention to the fonts we use, our bullets, and…the positioning of our text and graphics.…A slight change between slides can cause your audience to break…concentration, and subconsciously, it will convey un-professionalism and lower…the confidence level your audience has in you.…PowerPoint has a variety of layout and alignment tools to save you a lot of time.…So let's try them out.…We will begin with resetting slides.…
This slideshow, because it was pieced together from multiple slideshows,…contains a jarring number of layouts, templates, and backgrounds. E ven the…colors don't match.…I am going to reset everything back to the basics.…Moving to Slide #9, I will click on Fulfillment.…All I have to do is click on the Reset button to reset the slide back to its…basic layout and formatting.…Let me repeat this again with the Warehouse Location slide, #10.…Watch again as I click Reset.…This slide now perfectly matches the default layout of all of my other slides.…
- 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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