Reblog: Top 12 Most Annoying PowerPoint Presentation Mistakes (2 of 12)

Try to keep your graphs simple and easy to read.

2. Using Complex Charts

Charts are sometimes a necessity when it comes to PowerPoint presentations, and they are a great way to convey large amounts of data in an easy to read format. However, it’s easy to get carried away when designing these charts and add too much information per graph.

Hand in hand with the consideration above, try to keep your graphs simple and easy to read. Otherwise, you’ll lose the focus and attention of your audience. If you have a lot of data to convey, simply use two graphs set over two individual slides.

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