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Beyond Bullet Points: Using PowerPoint to tell a compelling story that gets results, Fourth Edition by Cliff Atkinson

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Appendix ABBP Guidelines

Beyond Bullet Points (BBP) includes sets of guidelines for the processes described in this book—here, they are compiled in one place for easy reference.

The BBP Guidelines

The BBP Guidelines cover the fundamentals you should follow through each of the key phases of developing a BBP presentation.

Three Guidelines for Writing Headlines

Your BBP Story Template depends on a special writing style that boils down your story to its essence. Follow these three ground rules to keep your writing concise:

  • Write concise, complete sentences with a subject and a verb in active tense.

  • Be clear, direct, specific, and conversational.

  • Link your ideas across cells.

Three Guidelines for Storyboarding

Inspired by a filmmaker’s storyboard, ...

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