Giving a presentation is a difficult task on its own
You want to bring your point across and inform, entertain and impress the listeners.
I can’t help you with your speaking or content (however, there are many tips online: for a perfect presentation, what to avoid, how to speak more fluently etc.) – I want to focus on the presentation slides.
If everything else is sub-optimal, you can still win some points by impressing on the screen.
(I call this the “Michael-Bay-principle”.)
This is an introductory article about the problems you won’t have to worry about anymore if you read my upcoming follow-up article.
The Problems with PowerPoint
There is absolutely nothing wrong with using PowerPoint for your slides, but there are some disadvantages — and you probably have experienced some of them at least once: