Audience Annoyances

Surveys have asked audiences which presentation techniques are annoying. Of course, annoying presentations detract from remembering and learning. Here are the top 6 audience annoyances. Each annoyance is followed by the percentage of respondents that agree. Annoyance Percentage of RespondentWho Are Annoyed Reading the slides 74% Full sentences 52% Small text 48% Poor color choices Read more about Audience Annoyances[…]

The Audience

The audience is on your side. They want you to succeed. They are investing their time and are hoping that your presentation will be informative, educational and entertaining. Your task is to communicate effectively with the audience and to use techniques that ensure they will remember your key messages and learn from your presentation.