Creating a great presentation takes time!
The ingredients required include really creative design, phenomenal content, and a variety of visual aids that help deliver and get your message across to the audience or viewers. Then there’s the decision and choice to be made regarding which software and platforms to use IE: Keynote, Powerpoint, Google Docs, SlideRocket, etc.
“So many people tend to start from scratch when building or creating their presentation. They spend more time thinking about design and content ultimately procrastinating, and in many cases, end up actually trashing the whole idea and presentation altogether.” This is the statement that inspired this article.
Why recreate the wheel?
If there are proven recipe’s, examples, and samples already available, why not build or create based on the already successful existing models? Slideshare offers a great library (above) of archived content and presentations from thousands of successful professionals who not only share their creations, but many of the authors also allow you to download them to use for your own presentation.