Slide makeover: Take your introductory slide… [Part 2: Video]

In a recent post, I suggested changes you might make to this “before” slide, to make it look more professional:
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That slide ended up looking like one of these “after” options:
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But in that recent post, I didn’t show you how to make those changes. So that’s where this post comes in – the steps are in this 3-minute video:

Over to you

What tips or comments do you have?

Among other things, you might want to comment on:

  • Other ways to format a slide that introduces a speaker.
  • Using a “belly band”.
  • Improving the “after” slide I made in the video.

I’d love to hear your thoughts, either in the comment box below or via @RemotePoss on Twitter.

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2 thoughts on “Slide makeover: Take your introductory slide… [Part 2: Video]

  1. Great idea, Craig! I usually use images that fill the entire slide area and when I want to add a word or two of text with a “belly band” (didn’t know that was the term), I run into trouble because it covers a key aspect of the photo. But I love this idea of reducing the photo to the dimensions of the band and might start doing that for the slides that introduce different sections of the presentations. Right now I don’t think they’re differentiated enough from the slides in the “body” of the presentation.


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