Getting Better Visual Aids: The Mechanics

When you use the services of graphics professionals, heed their advice about how to lay out visuals properly. Get them on board early and have a schedule that allows time to consult with them. Avoid showing up on Friday with thirty rough visual ideas and expecting them back in finished form for a Monday morning presentation. If you're preparing graphics yourself, you need to know certain mechanics about getting workable visuals prepared.

Making Sure Hands-On Support Works

Props, gadgetry or demos can add much to a presentation, if they are used well. Used badly they can backfire with lasting detrimental effects. For example:

  • A famous prop was used in a high-profile trial. In the O.J. Simpson trial, the ...

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