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9 Strategies for Using Images in High Impact Slide Presentations

282d599b414022eba5096510f675b6e2?s=47 chrislema
October 29, 2012

9 Strategies for Using Images in High Impact Slide Presentations

If you're going to use images in your slides, here are 9 ways to use them effectively.



October 29, 2012

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    Strategy One
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  5. Use them to highlight some silliness that you will explain

    Strategy Two
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  7. Use them to tease your audience with something unexpected Strategy

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  9. Use them to Visualize something that is Abstract Strategy Four

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  11. Use them to Stimulate an audience Discussion Strategy Five

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  13. Use them to Illustrate the perfectly Obvious Strategy Six

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  15. Use them as a Play on Words Strategy Seven

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  17. Use them to Make a Point Strategy Eight

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  19. Use them to Startle, Cause Laughter & Show Irony Strategy

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