How to Create a PowerPoint Presentation

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  2. What Makes a Good PowerPoint Presentation?
  3. How to Create a PowerPoint Presentation
  4. Wrap Up

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{"blocks":[{"key":"a3afv","text":"We’ve all had to sit through lengthy, tedious PowerPoint slideshows. The topic is interesting enough, and the presenter seems to know what they’re talking about. Yet, something doesn’t feel quite right.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":202,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":202,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":202,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":202,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"blrh6","text":"If you have a presentation coming up and don’t want the same thing to happen to you, you’re in the right place!","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":111,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":111,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":111,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":111,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"4e2i5","text":"We drew up an easy-to-follow guide to demonstrate the basics of how to create a PowerPoint presentation. You’ll also find tips to help you create captivating and enjoyable slideshows.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":183,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":183,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":183,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":183,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"8e6ci","text":"Let’s dive in.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":14,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":14,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":14,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":14,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}}],"entityMap":{}}

What Makes a Good PowerPoint Presentation?

{"blocks":[{"key":"dit28","text":"Studies show that slideshows can improve the way audiences understand a specific topic. 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He believes it makes PowerPoint presentations better structured and more to the point.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":182,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":182,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":182,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":182,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"ft89h","text":"The rule is pretty simple, and it goes like this:","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":49,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":49,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":49,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":49,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"c2126","text":"10 slides are optimal to allow the audience to retain a suitable amount of data","type":"unordered-list-item","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":79,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":79,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":79,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":79,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"1eifr","text":"20 minutes to state the problem and present a solution in terms of who, when, and how","type":"unordered-list-item","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":85,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":85,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":85,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":85,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"d8kgn","text":"30 points font is ideal because it’s not too small and it’s not too big","type":"unordered-list-item","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":71,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":71,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":71,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":71,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"frbh6","text":"Smooth Navigation","type":"header-three","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":17,"style":"color-rgb(67,67,67)"},{"offset":0,"length":17,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":17,"style":"fontsize-14pt"},{"offset":0,"length":17,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"fffq8","text":"Once you have your slides set up, practice going from one slide to the next, both forward and backward. There's always the chance that someone in the audience could ask to see one of the previous slides again.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":209,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":209,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":209,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":209,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"c5ncl","text":"Plan B","type":"header-three","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":6,"style":"color-rgb(67,67,67)"},{"offset":0,"length":6,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":6,"style":"fontsize-14pt"},{"offset":0,"length":6,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"flb4h","text":"Technical difficulties may force you to work on another computer. Having a backup of your file on a CD-ROM or a flash drive is a smart idea. 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How to Create a PowerPoint Presentation

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First, click on the ‘Slide Show’ tab. From the ribbon, choose ‘From Beginning’ to run the entire presentation. This will open your presentation in a slide show view.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":221,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":221,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":221,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":221,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"6me6f","text":"Use cursor keys to move forward and backward to thoroughly check each slide. Check for any grammatical or spelling mistakes.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":124,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":124,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":124,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":124,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"9n5lu","text":"Take a look at the font and color theme. 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Wrap Up

{"blocks":[{"key":"2gpbk","text":"Learning how to create a PowerPoint presentation the right way can be tricky. Lucky for you, we’ve gathered all the handy tips and techniques to help you design dynamic content and cool effects to keep your audience engaged.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":224,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":224,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":224,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":224,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"8ak5k","text":"The point of any slide show is to create a visual aid that will convey your message quickly and efficiently. That’s the key to a successful presentation!","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":153,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":153,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":153,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":153,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"1vdkk","text":"Related: Talk to Someone Specializing in Tech Support ","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":7,"style":"BOLD"}],"entityRanges":[{"offset":9,"length":44,"key":0}],"data":{}}],"entityMap":{"0":{"type":"LINK","mutability":"MUTABLE","data":{"url":"https://sidetrain.com/categories/Tech-Support","targetOption":"_self"}}}}