The Top Presentation Tips of 2010 (Dave's Picks)

Last Updated Dec 17, 2010 1:23 AM EST

Yesterday, I rounded up my favorite PowerPoint tips for 2010. Those tips were designed to help you get the most out of PowerPoint, but there's a lot more to giving a great presentation than just knowing how to create good slides. Here are the year's best tips for delivering a terrific presentation.

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Improve Your PowerPoint Presentations with Guy Kawasaki's 10/20/30 Rule

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