Create presentation handouts using Notes pages

PowerPoint Tips

” The handout problem. When you don’t put everything you say on your slides, you have a handout problem. Many presenters want to offer handouts (usually after the presentation) but when the slides don’t include a lot of the content, the all-too-common solution of sending people the slides (printed or as a PDF) doesn’t work well. The handout solution. I explain this solution in “ Making great PowerPoint handouts in Microsoft Word.”).

Handouts for data-heavy presentations

PowerPoint Tips

You’re going to have to create printed handouts or electronic handouts that people can view on their own devices, close up. Yes, you’ll have slides, but you’ll supplement them with handouts. For more flexibility, you can create your handout by sending the presentation to Microsoft Word. Follow these steps: In PowerPoint 2013, choose File, Export, Create Handouts and click the Create Handouts button.

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Create handouts for data-heavy decision meetings

PowerPoint Tips

In “ The flipped presentation ,” I talk about a way to put additional content in the Notes pane and print out Notes pages as handouts instead of just slides. ” But in this post, I want to talk about creating handouts in Microsoft Word. Creating handouts in Word. Usually when you create handouts in Word, you pair the slides with the notes, which are either below or next to the slides. In 2010, choose File, Save & Send, Create Handouts.

How to Produce Booklet Handouts That Complement Your Presentation

Presentation Guru

Handouts are a hotly debated topic in the presentation world. While the catchall answer to these questions is “it depends on the nature and subject of your presentation”, that doesn’t provide you with much guidance when planning your handout.… … Resources featured Handouts presentation Presentation Delivery Presentation Design

Presentation Handouts: Are They Useful for Your Audience?

Professionally Speaking...

Most presenters at most presentations give handouts to the audience. And the presentation handout was born. Now I'm not suggesting that every handout is a useless piece of stuff. But I am suggesting that, somewhere along the way, we've lost our common sense about when a handout is helpful and what makes it helpful. Before you fall into these habits, ask yourself whether the audience even needs a handout. So do handouts have any value?

Slide Handouts - a quick guide

Dahle Communication

I have always felt that slide presentation handouts were a bad idea. Rose in Presentation Zen Design states is "completely incapable of standing by themselves." We changed his presentation on this slide to have an image that supports what he was going to say and then created a deck that he would then handout that had the information on it. Your intentions might be good, but as the saying goes, "The road to hell is paved with good intentions."

Presentation Handouts – DO’s and DON’T’s

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

As a presentation skills trainer and public speaking coach, I often get asked about how best to use handouts during a presentation. In this post, I’d like to share my responses to the most common questions my students ask on the topic of presentation handouts. Should I give out presentation handouts, before my talk so that my audience can take notes on it while I speak? Unless you print off your slides full size, the resulting presentation handouts are often unreadable.

The flipped presentation

PowerPoint Tips

So, if you need people to actually use those details, you’ll have to provide handouts. Many presenters print — or make a PDF of — the slides as handouts. But how can you give out detailed handouts without putting them all on the slides? Now, design simple, visual slides that people can understand and remember. Those are your handouts. Content Delivery Design principles details handouts notes pane technical presentations

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Design for quick changes–because changes always happen

PowerPoint Tips

At Presentation Summit 2012, Nolan Haims , Director of Presentation at Edelman (a large PR firm) gave a session called “In the Trenches” about how to design presentations for quick changes and high-end results. His department is responsible for designing presentations that the firm uses to get new clients. As a result, he has learned how to design presentations in a way that allows for quick changes. Design natively in PowerPoint.

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PowerPoint Tip - Detailed Handouts without Packed Slides

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

One reason presenters pack slides with too much text and information is that they claim that since they will be printing the slides as their handout, they will need the audience to have the detail for future reference. Instead of overloading text on your slides, design a slide file that has both detail slides and properly designed visuals that can serve both show and print purposes.

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Sacred Cow #10: Web Site Addresses Are Helpful

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Sometimes they were inserted so the audience could write them down later, or if the slides were abused as handouts, the thought was they could be copied into the browser. Instead, put them in your handouts. That’s the purpose of your handout. Tags: Presenting Slide Design handouts links sacred cow urls PowerPoint’s been around longer than the World Wide Web easily by a country mile.

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Success with Slides: A PowerPoint Presentation Guide

DeFinis Communications

They expect PowerPoint to be: . · Speaker notes so they don’t forget a key point (intended for the speaker). · Visual aids to enhance their presentation (intended for the audience). · Handouts at the end of the program (intended to fit a business norm). . The Seven Deadly Sins of PowerPoint Design. . Part 1: The Seven Deadly Sins. . During the last month I have seen some seriously challenged PowerPoint Slide decks.

Presenting when you are not allowed to use a handout

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

In his position as a sales professional, he has now encountered two large organizations who have stated that when he presents to them, he is forbidden from bringing handouts for the audience. Let me suggest an approach to designing and delivering your presentation that has a high potential to get the key messages remembered and acted upon in this no-handout scenario. A participant in one of my workshops recently presented me with a new challenge.

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It’s about the audience

PowerPoint Tips

Finally, if you’re presenting lots of details, leave them with a handout at the end so they can pay attention to the broader concepts while you’re speaking without having to take detailed notes. Get my free video training, "13 techniques that will make designing your slides EASY." You’re always presenting for your audience. Your presentation shouldn’t be about you. What type of presentation will give your audience the most value?

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Always send handouts in PDF from PowerPoint or Word

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

When you are creating handouts from your PowerPoint slides, creating those handouts in PDF format is a great idea. I had a recent experience where I had carefully created a handout in Word based on my slides and sent it to the client to be printed. With a PDF document, anyone can print it and it will look exactly the way you designed it to look.

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Get the Basics Right: 4 Ways to Bulletproof Your Proofreading

Presentation Guru

Your audience will take a quick glance at your slides, handouts or whatever document you choose to share, and straightaway begin to make judgements about your competence and credibility. … Bitesize Visuals Presentation DesignDo you want them to think you are a professional, or not?…

What makes a successful sales presentation?

PowerPoint Tips

If you need to provide highly detailed data such as a spreadsheet, use a handout so people can follow along the rows with their finger. Leave it as a handout afterward, if people want to study it before making a decision. Watch my video about how to design slides with one point on a slide on YouTube. For more detailed instructions, check out my webinar, Slide Design for Non-Designers. High Impact Slide Design for Non-Designers.

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How to convince executives that presenters need presentation skills training

PowerPoint Tips

I have a handout called “ How to Use PowerPoint for Best Educational Outcomes ,” that lists a good deal of research at the end. Content Delivery Design principles convince executives presentation skills training I hear it all the time. It usually comes from people in the Communications or Marketing department. They’ve been reading this blog — and others — about how to create powerful, persuasive presentations.

PPT - Powerful Presentation Techniques Resource Guide Rev 11

PPT - Powerful Presentation Techniques

I've updated the PPT - Powerful Presentation Techniques Resource Guide listing to include several new books, blogs, web sites and article links that I've come across or that have been submitted to me. The Resource Guide is now in its 11th version. You can download and share the Guide - Download PPT-PowerfulPresentationTechniquesResourceGuideRev11. If you have additions or changes that should be made to the listing, please send me an e-mail. .

Using PowerPoint for Best Educational Outcomes

PowerPoint Tips

” Click here to get the handout I created for the talk. Delivery Design principles Resources college Death by PowerPoint education faculty students universityTeachers use PowerPoint a lot! But how many use it well? How many of you have been students in a class during which the professor bored you with slide after slide of text? What type of presentations do the students of these teachers create when they go out into the world and get a job?

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Do you present with printed slides? What if your slides were the size of your paper?

PowerPoint Tips

” This solution works in many situations where you both project the presentation and give out printed (or electronic) handouts. Design principles Slide layout printed presentations printed slides I’ve often been surprised at how many people create PowerPoint slides to print. Here are a couple of examples: Venture capitalist pitch: Sometimes these are projected, but they are often printed and handed out to the venture capitalists around the table.

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Hybrid and Public Speaking

The Communication Blog

10.08.2009 Hybrid and Public Speaking Just searching some college websites and found (again)Maui Community Colleges (U of Hawaii)speech website--theres lots here for anyone teaching the hybrid or the public speaking course--handouts, student testimonials, guides, and more.

Back to the Future: Slides Before PowerPoint

Duarte Blog

Making slides was a trained profession for highly skilled designers and technicians. Here’s what we can learn from our slide-design forefathers: Slides were treated like they were valuable because they were expensive. We know all too well, good design takes time. Also, all your valuable up-to-the-minute data would have to be relegated to a handout, where it should be. Design 35mm classic GE IBM PowerPoint Slides vintage

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How do you convince your colleagues to present well?

PowerPoint Tips

I have a handout (registration required) of a talk I give, “How to Use PowerPoint for Best Educational Results ,&# that lists some of the academic research and I’ve discussed research here and here. Tags: Design principles change Death by PowerPoint

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Let’s have a Distraction Summit!

PowerPoint Tips

The handout has now been downloaded over 1600 times! You can find the handout at [link].). Tags: Content Delivery Design principles distraction reading text As reported in the August 24, 2009 issue of Time magazine, new research indicates that talking on a cell phone while driving, even using hands-free technology, can be dangerous.

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Create a table from Excel data in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Provide it as a handout, either printed or electronic. PowerPoint’s tables offer you lots of options for design and layout. You now see a default table on the slide and the Table Tools Design and Layout tabs appear, as you see here. There you’ll see some ways of formatting the text and the table design. Get my free video training, "13 techniques that will make designing your slides EASY."

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Single-source publishing with PowerPoint–use PowerPoint for all versions of your training!

PowerPoint Tips

In most cases a learning solut ion consists of a presentation and an accompanying handout. As a Handout: Enhance the Notes Pages. Your Notes Page is a perfect place to host a well-crafted handout, using the exact same tools as you would, when creating slides. Get my free video training, "13 techniques that will make designing your slides EASY." This is a guest blog post by Dimitri Roman.

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Hitting a brick wall with resistant clients

Speak Schmeak

I've seen lots of good material over the past couple of years about PowerPoint slides and handouts, PowerPoint slides AS handouts, and lots of other material on effective PowerPoint. And let me clarify: I'm talking about training clients, not PowerPoint design clients. My design clients totally get it!) That's not an excuse.") "We have to give our slides as handouts, because the conference requires it." "We

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An essential skill: slide layout

PowerPoint Tips

But many people have difficulty doing this if they don’t have any design training. And how many presenters are designing their own slides without any design training or the benefit of a professional designer? Even more, you can download the script from the video, a PDF of the slides, and several more handouts that will help you lay out slides.

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Hilarious PowerPoint Wisdom

Manner of Speaking

Of course, 50 badly designed slides will be much worse than 20 badly designed slides. However, 50 well designed slides — full of compelling images, few words, shown in quick succession — can have a powerful and positive impact on your audience. And remember, you can always give them all the data in a handout after your presentation. It’s been said that there is a great deal of truth in humour and the video clip below is a perfect case in point.

PowerPoint Surgery: Tips to create presentation slides that make your message stick, not suck -- Guest post by Lee Jackson

Speak Schmeak

Once we understand that they are for our audience, we design them in a bigger and bolder way. Design your slides and, if appropriate, write some handout notes. If you''re going to produce a presentation slide deck, then do just that - don''t be tempted to make it into a handout with a slightly larger font. There are 300 million PowerPoint users in the world and it''s estimated that there are a million presentations happening right now.

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12 Speaking Challenges for 2012 - have you joined?

Speak Schmeak

Build your "confidence muscles" with 12 monthly challenges designed to help you get out of your comfort zone and build confidence in a variety of settings that will prepare you for your upcoming speaking engagements! If you want to participate in my monthly discussion calls and receive additional resources, handouts and support e-mails, consider joining the Full program. Have you joined my 12 Speaking Challenges for 2012 yet?

2012 136

Turn a presentation into a report or e-book

PowerPoint Tips

While you may be familiar with creating handouts, you might want something longer or more structured. My e-book Slide Design for Non-Designers was originally an online presentation, but I’ve sold many more copies as an e-book. Note: Sometimes, people put the notes in the Notes pane, which is great for creating handouts, but not so good for creating a report or e-book. By all means design a cover!

2015 116

PresentationEssentials-New E-book by Oliver Adria

PowerPoint Tips

Oliver Adria, who blogs about presenting at ReThink Presentations , has just come out with an e-book called PresentationEssentials: 39 Ideas on Content, Design and Delivery. (I Oliver has a great sense of design; the book is beautifully designed. Design is more than just the slides. The one page handout.

2010 115

Sixth anniversary gifts for you!

Speak Schmeak

To celebrate, I'm offering one $60 gift certificate (from six of my favorite online and local businesses) to each of the first six people who sign up for any of my services in October, including individual public speaking coaching, live or video presentation review, and PowerPoint design. October marks my sixth anniversary since starting my business as a public speaking coach and trainer !

2011 185

Review: Beyond Bullet Points by Cliff Atkinson

PowerPoint Tips

Cliff Atkinson was one of the first major presentation experts to talk about ridding slides of bullet points and with the 1st edition of the book, he launched a revolution in slide design. Creating a storyboard (sketches of each slide), then designing the slides themselves. Here’s a figure from the book that explains Cliff’s basic principles of slide design: Here are a few nuggets that I found useful: Use slide layout to highlight the organization of your content.

2012 109

Webinar “How to Plan an Audience-friendly Presentation”: Your Questions Answered

Speaking about Presenting

The handout for the webinar is my Presentation Guide: How to Make an Effective PowerPoint Presentation. Design an “umbrella” key message for the whole day, and then a key message for each module of your training. At every stage of the planning process, take the audience’s point of view: The key message should be designed so that it is relevant and adds value to the particular audience you’re speaking to. Design each module using a separate planner.

2010 172

The 7 Triggers that will Fascinate your Audience

Speaking about Presenting

People lust after great design – like iPads or Nancy Duarte’s latest book (I love the lush colour schemes and the subtle glossy paper). Either learn basic design principles or get a professional designer to give your slides the once-over. And don’t forget to apply the same design principles to your handout (toss the stapled photocopy). Sally Hogshead has written Fascinate – a book exploring the seven triggers that fascinate people.

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Webinar “How to Plan an Audience-friendly Presentation”: Your Questions Answered

Speaking about Presenting

The handout for the webinar is my Presentation Guide: How to Make an Effective PowerPoint Presentation. Design an “umbrella” key message for the whole day, and then a key message for each module of your training. At every stage of the planning process, take the audience’s point of view: The key message should be designed so that it is relevant and adds value to the particular audience you’re speaking to. Design each module using a separate planner.

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Jan Schultink speaks at Outstanding Presentations Workshop

PowerPoint Tips

Jan Schultink, CEO of Idea Transplant , spoke at the 4th session of the Outstanding Presentations Workshop on “Secrets of a Presentations Designer.” Jan’s first topic was about designing slides. If you need the details, use a printed handout. Keep the design as calm as possible. ” About slides. Here are some of his points: Make sure your PowerPoint does not look like PowerPoint. An image is an emotion stimulus. It makes people remember.

2011 118

Hitting a brick wall with resistant clients

Speak Schmeak

I've seen lots of good material over the past couple of years about PowerPoint slides and handouts, PowerPoint slides AS handouts, and lots of other material on effective PowerPoint. And let me clarify: I'm talking about training clients, not PowerPoint design clients. My design clients totally get it!) That's not an excuse.") "We have to give our slides as handouts, because the conference requires it." "We

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The 7 Triggers that will Fascinate your Audience

Speaking about Presenting

People lust after great design – like iPads or Nancy Duarte’s latest book (I love the lush colour schemes and the subtle glossy paper). Either learn basic design principles or get a professional designer to give your slides the once-over. And don’t forget to apply the same design principles to your handout (toss the stapled photocopy). Sally Hogshead has written Fascinate – a book exploring the seven triggers that fascinate people.

2010 192

12 Speaking Challenges for 2012 - have you joined?

Speak Schmeak

Build your "confidence muscles" with 12 monthly challenges designed to help you get out of your comfort zone and build confidence in a variety of settings that will prepare you for your upcoming speaking engagements! If you want to participate in my monthly discussion calls and receive additional resources, handouts and support e-mails, consider joining the Full program. Have you joined my 12 Speaking Challenges for 2012 yet?

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