Chapter 3. Gather Image and Sound Files

Now that you’ve written your presentation outline, I’ll let you in on a secret: The hardest part of creating your presentation is behind you. From this point, you’re adding more elements to the presentation to add impact to the story you’re telling and making the slides look good. But before we plunge into the nitty-gritty of changing the look of your slides, there’s still one more important bit of planning to do. You need to decide what parts of your presentation will be enhanced with the addition of pictures and media files such as sounds and video. We’ve all seen PowerPoint presentations where the speaker threw in pictures and sounds seemingly at random, and that tends to turn audiences off. A quick review ...

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