Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 17. Enhancing Presentations with Slides and Other Visuals
This preview shows you how to grab a screen capture and use it to illustrate a web site or application in your PowerPoint presentation.
Analogies are a good way to help the audience understand your point.
If you are showing a process that repeats on a regular basis, make sure that it is clear for the audience.
On a monthly, quarterly or annual basis many people report their activity to the boss, a committee or stakeholders.
Often the design of our slides actually promotes too much text and leads to reading the slides.
When you are talking about date based events or information, don't use a simple list of the dates with no visual.
When you are presenting a calculation and how changes will affect it, make sure you do it so that the information is clearly understood.
Legal topics can be dry and boring if presented using slides that simply contain the words from a document.
In many training situations, too much text is put on the slide.
When explaining a technique, it is better to show than to tell.