Do It Yourself PowerPoint Presentations



How To Make An Important PowerPoint Presentation In Your Spare Time

For internal PowerPoint presentations with no major long-term implications it can make sense to put together some quick PowerPoint slides yourself over a weekend

In this part of the website you can find information and items to help you. Read the PowerPoint Tips to find out how to think about the presentation what to do and how to avoid the pitfalls that can lead to death by PowerPoint.

Many people think that they can have a fine presentation simply by using a decent template containing a slide master and a title master and the font colours and styles. It can certainly lift a presentation and you can find templates and links to templates in the templates section.

You won't go far wrong if you use these 3 tips.

  1. A picture is worth a thousand words
  2. Don't design you presentation to be read out
  3. Never use clip art

Multi Media Power

We remember 20% of what we hear and up to 80% of what we hear,see and do.

Reading Slides

If your presentation consists of you reading your slides, one, or both of you is redundant.


Know that audience attention peaks at around seven minutes and rises again near the end.