1) Set the theme with a single headline;
2) Provide an outline and verbally open and close each section with a transition;
3) Be big on visuals and short on bullet points;
4) Make your numbers meaningful (for example “75,555 iPhones are sold every day”);
5) Use video clips, surprise guests, memorable props (like he unveiled the mac air by pulling it out of an interoffice envelope;
6) Use Guy Kawasaki’s 10-20-30 presentation rule: use 10 slides, talk no longer than 20 minutes, and use 30 point type (or a point size that’s the age of the oldest member of the audience); and
7) Rehearse rehearse rehearse. Know your material (so you can captivate your audience as you talk through your compelling images).
Do you have any tips to add?