Are you committing these 7 deadly sins of presentation design?

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Ever stumbled across an amazingly designed presentation and used it with minor modifications without giving credit? Copycat! Ever used a breathtaking visual in your presentation without taking author’s permission or giving due credit? Caught you! And ever found yourself browsing one beautiful presentation after another wishing that it was yours? Hey, we are guilty on this count too!

So, let us begin with a confession. As a presentation designer, we all have sinned. And we are not talking about petty errors that we make by chance. These are unforgivable, deadly sins that tempt every presentation designer and consequently zap the creativity and essence out of those who resort to them. So, what are these design sins?

Yancey Unequivocally, the founder and President of Empowered Presentations, threw light on 7 design sins through her one-hour free webinar “7  Deadly Sins of Presentation Design.”  Did you miss this exciting session? No worries, we have made available the recording of the webinar so that you can save yourself before it’s too late:






7 design sins that you must avoid at all costs:

Tweet the most predominant sin that you are guilty of committing. And don’t freak out if you are committing more than one sin or all seven… you can still be saved!

  1. Lust: An intense desire over presentations that are not yours. (Tweet your sin)
  2. Gluttony: The over-indulgence and over-consumption of other presentations. (Tweet your sin)
  3. Greed: An excessive desire and pursuit of beautiful presentations. (Tweet your sin)
  4. Sloth: Failing to do things that a designer knows they should do. (Tweet your sin)
  5. Wrath: Uncontrolled feelings of hatred and anger towards design copy cats. (Tweet your sin)
  6. Envy: Insatiable desire to covet another designers good work. (Tweet your sinand last but not the least
  7. Pride: Desire to be more important or attractive than others. (Tweet your sin)

Watch the recording of the webinar to know these 7 sins in details and how to save yourself from committing them. Also get insights into presentation design do’s and don’ts that you must keep in mind before you begin designing your next presentation.

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