If there is one punctuation mark that will strike fear in conference attendees and colleagues, it's the bullet point.
This seemingly simply mark, while not evil on its own, tends to multiply, leading to presentations that are overflowing with mountains of tiny text.
The first rule of putting together any presentation is to focus on your audience.
The second rule -- or what should be the second rule -- is to ban all bullet points. These are simply a signal to viewers that they can go ahead and "rest their eyes."
Podium Wisdom put together the below presentation on how to not use bullet points in your presentations. Check it out to learn some interesting design tips for creating more engaging pitches.