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The Best PowerPoint Presentations Use Simple Text and Visuals

Presentation Skills

The Best PowerPoint Presentations Use Simple Text and Visuals

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The very best PowerPoint presentations rely on simple design, few words and straight-forward visuals. It’s a powerful tool for making presentations when used correctly. Common mistakes include too many words on a slide, multiple colors and fonts, and complicated visuals. All of this becomes distracting to the audience that won’t help make your point or persuade people.

Keep Your PowerPoint Presentations Super Simple

Laurie shares her tips in three basic areas to create the best PowerPoint presentations that communicate well and move the audience into action.

1. Fonts

  • Select a primary font that is clean and easy to read
  • Choose a secondary typeface for headlines and bolder messages
  • Use upper and lower case type

2. Colors

  • Select up to three colors and use them consistently
  • Dark colored backgrounds with bright letters are best
  • Use red and orange sparingly to add energy and interest
  • Green, blue and brown are mellower for base colors

3. Visuals

  • Communicate only one concept per slide
  • Design a template to be used for all slides
  • Use the same style of art for all visuals to create a uniform look

With Laurie’s help, the best PowerPoint presentations will come together easily whether you have just one important speech to make or need to create a new one every week. Anyone from the executive level to team members will benefit from her training.

“Laurie is an outstanding presenter. She is relaxed, poised, friendly and extremely knowledgeable about the art of presenting in a business setting - all important qualities for a coach. Moreover, her sense of humor, dedication, and flexibility make her a pleasure to work with. I highly recommend Laurie to anyone in need of consulting in the area of instruction, facilitation, or presentation.”
— Karyn Patterson, Triad

Work with Laurie Brown for the Best PowerPoint Presentations

When you need to improve your presentation skills, particularly with PowerPoint, count on Laurie Brown. She’ll show you the way to create clear, compelling programs that keep the audience engaged and spark them into action. Her programs work great as breakout sessions or for results-driven in-house training.

Contact Laurie Now at (248)-761-7510 for Your Next Conference or Training.


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