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Planning an Effective PowerPoint presentation

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When you are about to have a public speech, then it becomes imperative for you to use PowerPoint from a technical outlook. Undoubtedly, when it’s used effectively it may add outstandingly to your Presentations and certainly it will make you more efficient in planning an effective Presentation.

For public speaking, PowerPoint has become a reliable tool as it has dramatically changed the way in which business and academic presentations are formed. It is an easy to use instrument that makes your Presentation work for you rather than against you.

Ways to make PowerPoint Presentation Powerful

In order to make your Presentation the best it can be, here are some secrets that will greatly augment your audience’s understanding of your message:

Be Careful With Video

Mainly the simpler the Presentation the less chances of crashing during the Presentation. Thus, it would be recommended to test run the Presentation on computer you are using. Surely, you won’t face any issue relating to visual effects.

Use Contrasting Colors

Depending upon your personal preference, you can choose between the dark letters and light background. There requires being a lot of contrast between your background and text color. Thus, ensure you select the right color combination.

Create an Outline

In the words of PowerPoint expert, Ellen Flinkelstine “An outline helps you focus first on your content and how it’s organized”. Therefore, rank your topic which you are going to address into primary and secondary importance.

More Diagrams and Charts

According to Microsoft, an organizational chart exemplifies anything from a company’s chain of command to the species of a biological organisms order. To fit your pitch, PowerPoint comes out with target diagrams, pyramids, radials and readymade cycles.


Use a Large enough Font

Always choose the font that your audience can easily ready. If you are being given a small screen in big room, then use the big font as the image will not be as big as it has to be.

Jump to any Slide

In your Presentation, PowerPoint gives you a chance to move seamlessly to any slide. If time becomes a problem for you, this technique may prove to be useful for skipping parts of your Presentation.


By taking time to rehearse, you can significantly enhance your message. So, practice as you prepare yourself for a regular speech. If you are able to do that, then certainly you won’t be too far away from delivering winning Presentation.

What are you thinking about? Implement the above mentioned aspects in your presentation and the difference will be in front of you!


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