Join David Diskin for an in-depth discussion in this video Using color and fonts, part of PowerPoint Tips and Tricks for Business Presentations.
The colors and fonts that we use in our presentation can accomplish a number of things.…They can set the tone of our presentation as serious, exciting, classic, or modern.…They can establish our brand and help reinforce our marketing efforts for recognition.…They can also show consistency in our message throughout the presentation.…In fact, dramatically switching colors and fonts can help the audience…understand that we've moved on to something completely different.…To start, let's move to a slide that can benefit from some color.…Our sales department has created this table on Slide 14 showing the sales…figures for the quarter.…
We can give it some default color through the Table Design tab in the ribbon.…Take note of our color choices.…They are derived from the default color palette, which we can modify from the Design tab.…Note that as I review other color palettes, the table changes.…This would also affect any charts, diagrams, shapes, bullets, and sometimes the…backgrounds of my 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
Q: Where can I learn more about communication skills?
A: Discover more on this topic by visiting communication skills on lynda.com.
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