Join David Diskin for an in-depth discussion in this video Using photographs, part of PowerPoint Tips and Tricks for Business Presentations.
More important than any word you will ever place on your slideshow are the…photos and diagrams that you will include.…We all know that a picture is worth a thousand words, but why?…It's because a good photograph can invoke emotion in the audience and that…emotion can lead to a decision.…If your objective is to sell a product, ask yourself which of the following is…going to elicit the most likely response from your audience:…the name of the product and some of its specifications, a photo of the product…or a photo of your customer actively enjoying the product.…
The third photo conveys the benefit of owning the product and says so much more…than the other two slides ever would.…Here we have the New R-9500 and a picture of one of our customers using it.…It's not the best picture though.…So let's change it.…We have a couple of choices here.…Here's a happy customer using headphones and here's another one.…Let's try this one first.…When we really want to show the image, we make it as big as we possibly can. That…
- 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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4. Intermediate Slide Design
5. Using Technology
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7. Bonus Tips
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