Top three PowerPoint annoyances revealed in new survey

The last thing an audience wants to see is too many words on an illegible slide read by a droning voice.

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The results are in, and audiences have had enough of bad presentations.

In a recent survey, Dave Paradi of Think Outside the Slide asked respondents what annoys them most during presentations. The biggest offenders were:

1. Presenters who read from the slides (73.8 percent)

2. Slides with full sentences instead of bullet points (51.6 percent)

3. Fonts that are too small to read (48.1 percent)

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