[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”1_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_image src=”http://www.melroseinc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/shutterstock_146630141.jpg” align=”center” admin_label=”Image” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” animation=”off” sticky=”off”][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”3_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”]Nobody likes to sit through a presentation where the speaker drones on while text-filled slides rotate in the background. Not only is this boring for everybody concerned, it does not effectively communicate information in a way that is memorable for the audience.

So how can you make presentations more interesting?

Making Presentations More Dynamic

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Text on a slide can be informative, but if the audience is trying to read while you are speaking, they are not listening to what you say. If you are simply repeating the text from a slide, the presentation will be boring. The key is to present information on the screen that the audience can absorb while you describe it.

Some ideas for making a presentation more dynamic include:

    • Use compelling images – The old adage that a picture is worth a thousand words is often true. Putting a single compelling image on the screen can be enough to grab the entire audience’s attention and gives you the opportunity to keep them engaged with your words.


    • Use animation – The tools in Adobe Creative Suite allow you to create animations that make presentations more engaging. You can demonstrate processes, make a step-by-step description easier to understand, or just make your presentation feel like it flows better.


    • Dress up your data – Conveying data is often the reason for a presentation, but boring data doesn’t have to be presented in a boring manner. Create your own graphics to show results, make an infographic that drives the point home, or simply highlight the relevant information in a table so that the eye is drawn to the most important part of the image.


    • Try a new approach – For a long time there were only a small handful of presentation solutions available, but now there are countless apps and software options. Consider trying a new solution that has built-in tools for creating animations and adding interesting graphics.


Too much color and busy graphics can actually be distracting. Follow these tips to help you strike a balance:

  • Limit colors to just a few throughout the presentation.
  • Stay consistent with your brand image.
  • Use only one or two graphics per page.
  • If you must include text, use short bullet points and limit to only a few per page.
  • Make sure graphics with data are clear and easy to read.

MelroseMAC is here to help you implement the software solutions that can help you make business presentations more dynamic. If you are ready to wow your audience, get in touch with us today to schedule a consultation.

What was the last interesting presentation you saw?


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