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9 Strategies for Using Images in High Impact Slide Presentations

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.

chrislema

October 29, 2012
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  1. How to Use Images
    Effectively
    9 Strategies for Designing High Impact PowerPoint Slides
    Chris Lema, @chrislema

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  2. My 5 Quick Rules
    1.  Create your own color palette
    2.  Create your own layout
    3.  Use 2-3 fonts (not 12)
    4.  Focus on Alignment & Contrast
    5.  Use Great Images ($) & make them bleed!

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  3. Use them to
    cause some
    confusion
    that you will
    resolve
    Strategy One

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  4. Use them to
    highlight some
    silliness
    that you will
    explain
    Strategy Two

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  5. Use them to
    tease
    your audience
    with something
    unexpected
    Strategy Three
    Warning: Nudity and partial breasts are next…not for minors

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

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  7. Use them to
    Stimulate
    an audience
    Discussion
    Strategy Five

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  8. Use them to
    Illustrate
    the perfectly
    Obvious
    Strategy Six

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  9. Use them as a
    Play
    on
    Words
    Strategy Seven

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  10. Use them to
    Make
    a
    Point
    Strategy Eight

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

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  12. 50% of our brains
    react to visual stimuli
    Images can capture
    our attention best!
    Spend the time & $
    to get great ones.
    The Big Takeaways

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