I don't know about you, but there are a number of really awful things I'd rather endure than sitting through a boring Powerpoint presentation. 

Seriously, I'd rather eat burnt popcorn, go get my oil changed, or dare I say it, get a paper cut in between my fingers than suffer through a bad deck. 

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The reason being that visual content, when leveraged correctly, has the ability to capture your audience's attention in ways that the written word simply can't -- according to the Social Science Research Network, 65% of the population are visual learners. 

Not to mention, the continuous growth of SlideShare provides marketers with even more incentive to master the art of engaging Powerpoint presentations, as it serves as an awesome platform to extend the shelf life of decks you made.

So if you want to create more compelling presentations that won't put people to sleep, check out the infographic below from Udemy. They've broken down the process into three simple steps -- content, design, and delivery -- to help you put together a deck that you can be proud of. 


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Originally published Apr 24, 2015 12:00:00 PM, updated July 28 2017