An engaging visual aid adds WOW! to a presentation. Beautiful visuals can make a good presentation a great one, or an interesting speaker a memorable one. They allow a speaker to turn an ordinary presentation (a status report, a school project, a marketing plan) into an opportunity to create a lasting impression.
If they’re so impactful, why aren’t we all creating great visual aids? Because if you’re like me and you’re not a graphic designer, it’s hard to know where to start. We stick to what we know, using the tired templates and dated tools that have always worked.
The secret to great slide decks is as simple as updating your toolbelt. The internet is full of resources that make designing visual aids easy and fun–you just need to know where to find them.
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