<div style=”transition: none 0s ease 0s; display: block;” data-rss-type=”text”> n n We’ve all sat through presentations that have paragraphs and paragraphs on a single slide that are impossible to read and follow. Then, you sit in on presentations where you think ‘wow, how do I do that?’ Here are some tips on how to make a strong presentation.n n <div> n <span style=”background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);”> n <br/> n </span> n </div> n <div> n <span style=”background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);”> n <b> n n 1. Have an Agenda n n </b> n </span> n <div> n n Have a slide where you outline the agenda for the presentation. This is a great way to set expectations on what the audience is going to learn. You can even have a mini agenda that shows as a bar at the top of each slide. This can remind the audience of how far along you are on the agenda and what topics are coming next. n n </div> n <div> n <br/> n </div> n <div> n <b> n n 2. Key Takeaways n n </b> n </div> n <div> n n Prior to opening up for questions, have a slide that summarizes the key points of your presentation. These are the points that you want the audience to walk away with and remember. If your presentation is based around a product you are promoting, this is where you should highlight your top selling points.n n </div> n <div> n <br/> n </div> n <div> n <b> n n 3. Engaging Visualsn n </b> n </div> n <div> n n Please do not just use graphics as a way to fill up slide space. When visuals are used in your presentation, make sure they are meaningful and complement your speaking points. Engaging visuals can leave a lasting impression if used right. n n </div> n <div> n <br/> n </div> n <div> n <b> n n 4. Logo n n </b> n </div> n <div> n n Continue to promote your brand during your presentation by including your logo on each slide. If the slides are printed or a digital copy is distributed, this is a sure way that you’ll still have representation over your work.n n </div> n <div> n <br/> n </div> n <div> n <b> n n 5. Datan n </b> n </div> n <div> n n Be sure to include data in your presentation to make it stronger. These are also memorable key points that can leave a lasting impression with your audience and support your point of view. n n </div> n <div> n <br/> n </div> n <div> n <b> n n 6. Backup Slides n n </b> n </div> n <div> n n Create slides with additional information to answer questions you anticipate will come from the audience. When you are answering those questions, have an ‘appendix’ slide open and bookmark the slides to certain topics. When one of those anticipated questions comes up you can easily navigate to the correct slide so that your audience can engage with your visuals again.n n </div> n </div> n</div>