Top annoyances from the 2011 most annoying PowerPoint activities:
Here are the top five annoyances along with the percentage of respondents that selected them as one of their top three:
Have backup copies of your presentation:
Don't rely just on your Z: drive
Your audience has come to hear what YOU have to SAY, not be overwhelmed by flashing bullets, exotic typefaces, multicolor or flashing symbols. In the case of a PowerPoint presentation you will want to keep your individual slides clean and simple.
How can you do that? Some of the most common slide design suggestions are:
To see the same information on a PowerPoint slide, click on the graphic above.
The video Designing PowerPoint Slides for a Scientific Presentation (14:02) has many good suggestions for creating a quality PowerPoint presentation: