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10 tips for creating great visual aids [infographic]



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10 tips for creating great visual aids [infographic]

  1. 1. 10 TIPS FOR CREATING GREAT VISUAL AIDS Follow these ten golden rules and you’ll always have your audience’s attention for the right reason. in collaboration with Jim Harvey
  2. 2. COMPLETE Before you begin your presentation plan and storyboard
  3. 3. ADD story structure, EDIT ruthlessly and REMOVE visual and text clutter
  4. 4. USE PICTURES AND DIAGRAMS before words and use only key phrases
  5. 5. THREE IS GREAT! STICK TO three words per point & three points per slide
  6. 6. EXPLAIN jargon TLA’s (three letter acronyms) ICT GES CSS
  7. 7. USE MUTED COLOURS with no complex graphics or animations MUTED MUTED MUTED
  8. 8. FOLLOW A STRICT SLIDE FORMAT maintaining design consistency
  9. 9. ADD HIGH IMPACT ONE MESSAGE PER SLIDE, written as a title and supported with visuals
  10. 10. PROS CONS USE PROS & CONS to structure information
  11. 11. FOLLOW EXAMPLES set by print, TV and online news bulletins
  12. 12. Content reproduced with authority from Jim Harvey ( Designed with love from Presentation Studio Images sourced from Shutterstock