Introduction

Unless you’ve led a cloistered life over the past few years, chances are good that you’ve seen a PowerPoint slide show. From the corporate boardroom to the university classroom, or even at your neighborhood church, PowerPoint is being used to visually communicate to audiences everywhere.

Used properly, PowerPoint can be a great tool to help you communicate, persuade, inspire, motivate, convince, and educate. And that’s what this book is all about—helping you use PowerPoint as a tool in support of what you do. Let’s get started.

Who This Book Is For

This book is for you if you’re new to PowerPoint or if you’ve already dabbled with it and want to know a bit about what you’re doing. I assume that you have absolutely no prior knowledge of ...

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