Chapter 8. Adding Graphics to Your Slides


  • Review the three ground rules for adding graphics.

  • Apply custom layouts to the different sections of the storyboard.

  • Add graphics to every slide of your storyboard.

TURNING WORDS into visuals can be a daunting task for anybody, especially if you’re used to putting mostly bullet points on your slides. Fortunately, you’ve already done significant work to prepare the way for this moment—you have in hand a storyboard that includes all the slides in your presentation, and each slide includes a sketch that indicates the specific graphic you want to add. As always with the Beyond Bullet Points (BBP) approach, your focus is on helping your audience effectively understand new information. ...

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