How to design the structure of a presentation [PowerPoint Q&A]

How to design the structure of a presentation [PowerPoint Q&A]

A frequent question people ask is how to organize slides in a presentation, how to apply good structure. To be short and simple, I’d suggest to use the standard three parts “hamburger” approach but enrich it with proper use of visual slides. The three presentation parts and their purpose are: Opening with purpose to get attention – each presentation should have a proper opening part: Title slide, Opening Question, Agenda. Body of your presentation that is here to explain your message – your presentation content split into various points. Start with audience benefits, not with features and details. Closing to call for action – summary slide, contact, final remark and […]

How to represent data in different ways [PowerPoint Q&A]

How to represent data in different ways [PowerPoint Q&A]

I was asked about how to represent data in different ways in a presentation. A quick answer I’d suggest is to consider presenting data in several ways: if you have 1-6 key numbers you want to show, write them big on a slide. Don’t just list them as bullet-points – it’s better to position each data as a separate text and apply e.g. matrix layout – for 4 numbers 2×2. Add an illustrative icon representing your data meaning.     If you have a series of data, then data chart or data table is an obvious form. You can enhance the chart by adding an icon like here:   Try […]

How to be Creative and Not to Take Too Much Time? [PowerPointer’s Q&A]

How to be Creative and Not to Take Too Much Time? [PowerPointer’s Q&A]

Hey, presentation makers :). Peter here, one of Prezentio’s slide designers and a fan of creative presentations. I’m starting the series of answering your questions, about various PowerPoint and presentation issues – from design tips to “where to catch inspiration” challenges. The first question I’ve got here is about the tricky combination – Creativity and Time: How to be creative and at the same time not to put a lot of effort in it?

How to Make visual End-year Review presentation

How to Make visual End-year Review presentation

Last quarter is inevitably here. The time when company leaders, from project managers to department heads will prepare a summary of their yearly performance. Answering whether the yearly objectives are still valid, whether the sale quotas were done. And looking slowly into next year plans. If you are involved in preparing such business review presentation, here are a few suggestions how you can make the review visually engaging. How to show financial results, sales or production quotas and other KPIs in eye-catching form. Make key data visualization attractive Presenting pure numbers can be attractive for the presenter who knows the story behind, but less engaging for your staff. Especially if you have a whole bunch of data […]