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Content Creation Slideshow: 7 Ways to Ruin a PowerPoint Presentation

By Ericka Chickowski  |  Posted 04-15-2009
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PowerPoint is not inherently evil, but it sure feels that way when you are trapped in the audience for a bad presentation.

Some people just don't get the concept. You know who we're talking about - the folks who read each slide, word for word, instead of leveraging the illustrative and explanatory power of the medium.

But even the best of speakers look bad when they are accompanied by amateurish slide decks. If you've ever fallen prey to any of these blunders, it is time to think about revising your next presentation's slides.

PowerPoint is not inherently evil, but it sure feels that way when you are trapped in the audience for a bad presentation.

Some people just don't get the concept. You know who we're talking about - the folks who read each slide, word for word, instead of leveraging the illustrative and explanatory power of the medium.

But even the best of speakers look bad when they are accompanied by amateurish slide decks. If you've ever fallen prey to any of these blunders, it is time to think about revising your next presentation's slides.

 
 
 
 

 

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