9 Steps to Better Presentations: Part 5 – Use Pictures

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Since you’re using less text, you can now use more pictures. In fact, you could get rid of almost all your text and use pictures alone.

Research shows that adding an image to your message helps people remember 65% of what you said. If they only hear it, they’ll remember just 10%.

Choose images that express ideas and complement your talk. The image on the previous page, for example, could be used to convey the idea of choices.

And for maximum impact, use high-quality images that fill the slide (A “full bleed” images).

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