Fonts always enhance the readability and the attractive quotient of the presentation. A presenter must be aware of the right strategy towards the usage of fonts in his presentation. This awareness helps him to prevent making common mistakes that are usually made by the presenters. A good presenter makes a proper use of fonts and thus making the presentation more interesting and readable.
Some of the tips that can be used by a laymen and a professional in order to create an attractive presentation are:
1. Use Standard Font:
The font usage is extremely important in the context of presentations, therefore the user must make sure that the set of standard fonts must be used while making a presentation. This eliminates the possibility of the font not being available on the viewer’s computer. It does not matter how beautiful your font looks, but if it’s not available in the viewer’s computer or if his version of PowerPoint does not support such font, all the energy that went in the creation of presentation goes in vain. Therefore, the user must be aware of the fonts that he uses for the construction of a presentation.
An attractive font always attracts the viewers but the presenter must make it sure that the font he sues is available on all the major computers. Therefore, the stress should lay on the usage of standard fonts.
2. Be consistent with your font:
If the Presenter that keeps a track of the fonts that he uses, he can make a better presentation. The presenter must make sure that during the entire presentation, he makes use of minimal font sizes and font styles. The more minimal he makes the presentation look, the more impression he can reflect on the viewers.
Thus, a presenter must always be consistent with the usage of the fonts. He should trust the font that he uses and use it in the entire presentation in order to maintain the flow of the presentation. Sometimes, when the presentation has more than 3 font sizes and font type, it becomes confusing for the viewer and it looks horrible to change the adaptation of font after every slide.
3. Do not use capital letters all the time:
In case of business presentations, the user must avoid the usage of Capital letters all the time. It creates a monotonous environment in the presentation. The most important reason for this avoidance is that whenever something important appears on the screen, it does not attract any attention from the viewer as everything looks the same in capital letters.
Therefore, only some of the words should be in capital case, the ones which make more relevance in the presentation and are of utmost importance. This maintains the decorum inside the presentation and it makes very easy for the viewer to enjoy the presentation.