17th August 2009 - -
This was a good post from another great site that tackles powerpoint issues; called 'PowerPoint Ninja'. In it, the author talks about the issue with too many slides being reduced to simple pictures and one-sentence text statements that all too often are not realistic – in a normal business setting.
He goes on the say… Too often I hear people talk about PowerPoint presentations like there is only one flavor of PowerPoint. If you read popular presentation design books like Presentation Zen or Slide:ology, you’d swear that most people are tasked with keynote presentations like Seth Godin and Steve Jobs are. A more visual approach with less text is definitely a good strategy for keynote presentations. However, let’s be realistic that only about 0.012% of presenters are delivering keynote presentations on a regular basis.
Read the rest of the article here.