Are you ready to ditch the traditional death-by-PowerPoint method and begin designing slides that are truly visual? You’ll need help on your journey. Check out the links below for assistance:
- Rule #1: Slides Are Not Documents
- Rule #2: Apply The Picture Superiority Effect
- Rule #3: Slides Should Be Simple
- Rule #4: Slides Must Have Unity
- Rule #5: Display Data Clearly
- Rule #6: Use Multimedia Wisely
- Rule #7: Don’t Forget Your Audience
PowerPoint is worthless. What can you do to restore its use? Click here to find out.
Still not convinced? Check out Protesting Presentation Design: 5 Common Arguments
Presentation Zen: An Introduction by Garr Reynolds
… “But the Presentation Zen approach doesn’t work for me.” Yes, it does. Here’s why.
Nancy Duarte’s 5 Rules for Creating Great Presentations
You Suck at PowerPoint by JesseDee
Captive: Create Eye-Catching Presentations by Sabi Lee
I created the 7 Deadly Sins of Visual Design to help my students understand design principles. Click here for the Slideshare version; learn more about each deadly sin by clicking on the links below:
“Slide Makeover: Example Edits Using 3 Visual Design Concepts” is a how-to article that shows you a “before” (death-by-bulletpoint) slideshow and an “after” using three important design concepts you can easily learn and apply yourself.
The “Design Tip of the Day” series is a great way to learn single design concepts at a time. Check out Creating Communication‘s previous design tips here.
Guy Kawasai’s 10/20/30 Rule
7 Tips to Create Visual Presentations on Slideshare
Dos and Don’ts for Presentation Fonts by Ethos3
How To Use Compfight