Join David Diskin for an in-depth discussion in this video Making your data meaningful, part of PowerPoint Tips and Tricks for Business Presentations.
One step that presenters often overlook is conveying the meaning behind the numbers.…This is a fine bulleted list, but I think we can add much more meaning if we…turn it into a graphic.…So I'll select it and hit Delete.…In its place, I'm going to add the graphic of the United States.…Here is a map, I'll click Insert and I'll make it quite a bit bigger.…Use are my arrow keys to move it down just a hair, and to show the locations,…I'm going to add a PushPin graphic.…
I'll click Insert>Picture and bring in the PushPin and click Insert.…Again, I'll have to resize it and remove the background.…Move the selection box, it only capture that area that I want.…Remember that while using the Remove Background tool, we can mark the areas that…we want to keep and remove.…It will take a few tries to get it right but after a while, it'll look pretty good.…Let's resize the image but keep it large enough for people to see.…
Let me zoom back and now it's just a matter of copying and pasting our PushPin…into the right locations.…
- 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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