8 PowerPoint Train Wrecks

In the "so bad it's good" category, we honor eight PowerPoint slides that will make you say, "Holy $#@%, What were they thinking?"

By Thomas Wailgum , CIO.com |  Software, PowerPoint, slideshow

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Presentation guru Seth Godin would not like this slide. First off, he notes, bullets are for the NRA—not PPT slides—and images should provide emotional connections between presenter and audience. Here are his five PPT presentation tips: 1. No more than six words on a slide. 2. No cheesy images. Use professional stock photo images. 3. No dissolves, spins or other transitions. 4. Sound effects can be used a few times per presentation, but never use the sound effects that are built in to the program. 5. Don't hand out print-outs of your slides.

Snooze Scale: ZZZZ

Image credit: Thomas Wailgum

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