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Kathy reiffenstein's blog on creating confident, persuasive speakers, may 20, 2009, presentation tip: use notes.

When I teach presentation skills classes, I frequently get asked the question, "Should I use notes in my presentation?" [ Said in a tone of voice that assumes the correct answer is no ]. For some misguided reason, people seem to think that if they are delivering a presentation or a speech, they need to be able to do it completely from memory, sans notes. They seem to think notes are cheating or make them look like they're unsure of their material.

Well, my answer to the question, "Should I use notes?" is a resounding "Yes." Notes are useful on two levels: practical and perceptual.

Practically, having notes takes the pressure off having to remember every fact, as well as the order and flow, of what you are presenting. Perceptually, having notes provides a security blanket. If you don't need them, fine. But if you do lose your place or forget what you wanted to say, a quick look at the notes rectifies the situation.

Memorization, which some regard as the gold standard, is fraught with problems. Assuming you are capable of memorizing a 30-plus minute speech, if you draw a blank or get a section out of order, you're in trouble. A memorized delivery also runs the risk of losing the inflection and tone that makes you sound fully present and connecting with the audience.


Now that I hope I've persuaded you to use notes, the next decision is what type of notes should you use. That depends on the kind of presentation, your own personal style, and to a lesser extent, the physical venue.


3x5 or 4x6 cards work well as a way to remind yourself of the key messages of your presentation or important facts, statistics and quotes. Because you can't write much on the small cards, they are most effectively used as a prompt to keep you on track and jog your memory. This format is appropriate in most situations, whether you're presenting from a stage in a conference center or from the head of the boardroom table. [Hint: number the cards. In the unikely event that you drop them, you'll be glad you did.]


This is not a format I recommend. This size is too large to be held comfortably in your hands. It also provides room for way too much content, thereby tempting you to read from it. The place where this format could work is when you have the sheets in a 3-ring binder and it sits on the table in front of you, where you can refer to it periodically.


Using the notes field on PowerPoint can be effective, but there is a major shortcoming. It often means that you have way too many slides; you've created slides to accommodate your notes, where you might otherwise not have used a slide. [Click here to learn about the Presenter's View.]

Using the actual slides as your notes is something I strongly recommend against. Chances are it will encourage you to put excessive text on each slide. As well, it will create a temptation to read off the slides, possibly even turning to the screen behind you, instead of focusing your attention on the audience.

Here are some more great tips on creating notes from Olivia Mitchell at Speaking About Presenting.


Once you decide which note format is most comfortable for you, you now have to learn to use it so that it supports your presentation rather than detracts from it.  When using notes you should:

  • Practice, practice, practice until you can use your notes smoothly and seamlessly.

If you follow the advice above and remember to keep your focus on the audience, notes will become another excellent tool in your presentation tool kit.

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There are so many different strategies with using notes. It depends on the person and their speaking style. Thanks for the list of suggestions. Shari' Alexander

Posted by: Shari' Alexander | June 16, 2009 at 11:28 AM

I'm a big fan, user, and advocate of notes. In addition to your recommendations, which I second, I suggest that speakers hold notes in their non-dominant hand. That's so they can gesture freely with their dominant hand, and not wave their notes around. Thanks for a great post. Chris

Posted by: Chris Witt | June 12, 2009 at 05:49 PM

Mark Peterson

Great advice! Using note cards has always been something of a challenge…organizing them, visual contact with them, etc. I find suggestion number 4 of the 5 particularly helpful as breaking eye contact with an audience can be cumbersome. Thanks!

Posted by: Mark Peterson | May 22, 2009 at 06:52 AM

This is a very useful blog post on the use of notes. It is one of those areas where we could all do with a little guidance. Rgds Vince

Posted by: Vince Stevenson | May 22, 2009 at 05:40 AM

Thank you! I feel like I just got "permission" to use notes when I present. :) I give a lot of product presentations via the web, and always felt guilty using notes even then! LOL Most of the notes are on random pieces of paper, though, so I'll clean them up and transfer to index cards for future use. Thanks!

Posted by: ColleenA | May 20, 2009 at 06:30 PM

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Good notes are key to a successful presentation. 

The following information is arranged to show you how GOOD speaking notes should look.  DO NOT WRITE FULL SENTENCES IN YOUR NOTES. 

If you have full sentences, you may be very tempted to READ the notes instead of  telling  the audience the information.  Reading an oral presentation sounds robotic and does not lead to audience engagement. 

Good presentation notes are written in short phrases and key words (see below).  They are arranged in a way that helps you remember the main ideas and details, and prompt you along as you TELL the audience your information.

Introduction   Body of presentation   Conclusion  


Give your thesis:

Some anxiety is good because . . . But too much anxiety causes problems . . .

To control anxiety and give a good talk, do 2 things (thesis)

This presentation….= Prepare your materials (outline of presentation)

Body of presentation

Pepare you material:.

Analyze the audience - keep their needs in mind as you design your talk:

Sum up and give implications:

Good preparation = confident and =  a good talk…also reduces your anxiety!

Prepare a speech outline similar to this model:

Practice your delivery:

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When you start to give presentations, you will realise that you also have to work out how to manage your text.

Whether you’re confident enough to speak with very brief notes, or you need a full text, you need to consider how you record it to remind you what you’re going to say.

There are various examples of ways you might choose to manage your text.

These include:

Full Text Notes

Notes on Cue Cards

Keywords on Cue Cards

Full text script.

The main advantage of this method is that the entire text is in front of you so you cannot forget what you want to say.

The disadvantage, however, is that you will pay less attention to the group or audience whilst reading the text.  If you are speaking to a small group, this method might be overly formal, as written text sounds very formal when spoken out loud. If you read a prepared text, you should know what you are going to say very well so that you can maintain eye contact with your listeners whilst not losing your place.

Reading the text is not always an easy option as it can sound stilted and rather unnatural. Remember to engage with your audience as much as you can.

When reading from a full-text script it is also much harder to change what you’re going to say halfway through, if you see that your audience is starting to fidget.

To help, you can use big bold headings to guide your eyes through the text so that you can skip sections if you want.

Notes Pages from a Slide Package

Most presentation packages, including PowerPoint, have an option to create a page of ‘Slide Notes’.

You can use these to write out more or less detailed points about what you plan to say in relation to every slide that you use.

The advantage is that everything that you want to say is tailored to your slides. However, the packages are not very sophisticated: you cannot, for instance, highlight sections, or play with the font size very easily. This means that it can be hard to identify quickly and visually the most important points to make.

You will also end up with a sheaf of papers, which can get a bit flappy and hard to handle. This can come across as somewhat unprofessional.

To use cue cards, write your main points on separate index cards and, underneath each point, write the supporting material in a concise way.

When using Cue Cards...

Use only one side of the card and number the cards so that you can easily reorder them if you drop them.

On the bottom of each cue card, write a link statement to lead you into the next point.

The advantage of using cue cards is that you are speaking directly to the audience, which increases your rapport with them.

Small index cards also look more professional than large sheets of paper which may prove difficult to handle. The disadvantage is that you have to write them by hand since PowerPoint and similar packages don’t offer an option for ‘keycards’, only ‘Notes pages’.

To avoid losing your thread, ensure that you are familiar with the main points of your argument and the links between one idea and the next so that you become less reliant on the cards.

Further simplify the information on the cue cards by drawing out keywords that will remind you of the key points that you wish to convey.

The advantages of using keywords on cue cards are the same as above but their use increases spontaneity and rapport with the audience even further.

However, if you become side-tracked, it is easy to lose the thread and possibly miss key points. It’s best only to use this method if you are very familiar with your subject and feel confident in making the presentation.

Mind maps are diagrams used to represent words, ideas, tasks, or other items linked to and arranged around a central key word or idea. Mind maps are used to generate, visualize, structure, and classify ideas, and can be used as notes to aid a presentation.

The advantages of using a mind map are similar to those of using keywords on cue words but it is easier to illustrate complex relationships than with keywords.

However, again, using mind maps as a presentation aid requires you to be familiar with the subject material and a confident speaker. When presenting it can be difficult to keep track of your progress through a mind map, but it can be very helpful if you want to interact with your audience, as you can just reorder your points to fit the session.

It’s up to you!

When you’re giving a presentation, it’s up to you to choose a method of handling your notes that works for you.

Whatever you do, someone is sure to judge you on it, so you simply have to make sure that you’re comfortable, and don’t worry what anyone else says.

The important thing is to get your points across confidently and competently, and not to show off.

Continue to: Working with Visual Aids Deciding the Presentation Method

See also: Preparing for a Presentation Writing Your Presentation Coping with Presentation Nerves Dealing with Questions

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Add speaker notes to your slides

When you're creating a presentation, you can add speaker notes to refer to later while delivering the slide show in front of an audience.

During your presentation, the speaker notes are visible on your monitor, but aren't visible to the audience. So the Notes pane is the place to store talking points that you want to mention when you give your presentation.

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Add notes while creating your presentation

The Notes pane is a box that appears below each slide. (It is outlined in magenta in the picture below.) An empty Notes pane will prompt you with text that says, Click to add notes . Type your speaker notes there. If you don’t see the Notes pane or it is completely minimized, click Notes on the task bar across the bottom of the PowerPoint window (also marked in magenta in the picture below).

Shows the speaker Notes pane in PowerPoint

If your notes exceed the allotted length of the Notes pane, a vertical scroll bar appears on the side of the pane. You can also enlarge the Notes pane by pointing your mouse at the top line of the pane and then dragging upward after the pointer turns into a double-headed arrow.

What the notes look like in Presenter view

Tip:  You can add notes either while you’re presenting, directly from Presenter view, or as you’re editing your presentation. For information on how to add speaker notes to while editing your presentation, see  Add speaker notes to your slides.  

This button starts a slide show, beginning from the first slide in the presentation.

The notes appear in a pane on the right. If you need to add or delete something, simply click in the text box to edit it. The text wraps automatically, and a vertical scroll bar appears if necessary. You can also change the size of the text in the Notes pane by using the two buttons at the lower left corner of the Notes pane:

Change the size of the text in the Notes pane in Presenter view

Presenter view isn't something you have to create. PowerPoint assembles it for you by gathering the notes you've typed for each slide and pairing them with a set of controls for navigating through your presentation.

By default, PowerPoint is set to use Presenter view when you run a slide show. You can change this setting on the Slide Show tab of the PowerPoint ribbon:

The Presenter View option is controlled by a check box on the Slide Show tab of the ribbon in PowerPoint.

Read Start the presentation and see your notes in Presenter view for more details about how to see and use Presenter view.

Print speaker notes

See Print slides with or without speaker notes .

Print slides with or without speaker notes

Start the presentation and see your notes in Presenter view

Transfer slides from one presentation to another

Add notes to your slides

To add notes to your slides, do the following:

On the View menu, click Normal .

Select the thumbnail of the slide you want to add notes to.

Shows a slide selected in the thumbnail pane in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

The notes pane will appear beneath your slide. Click where it says Click to add notes and type whatever notes you'd like to add.

Shows the notes pane in PowerPoint 216 for Mac

View your notes while you present

If you want to view your notes while you're presenting but make sure your audience only sees what you've put on the slide itself, use presenter view. Here's how:

On the View menu, click Presenter View .

You'll see the main slide that you're presenting, a preview of the next slide, and any notes you've added for the current slide below the preview of the next slide.

Shows notes in Presenter View in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

Your audience will only the slides that you're presenting in your presentation, and not your notes.

Print your slides and handouts

PowerPoint for the web lets you create speaker notes, but it doesn't have the ability to show you the notes while you're presenting your slide show.

Create speaker notes

On the View tab of the ribon, in the Show group, select Notes.

The pane appears across the bottom portion of the PowerPoint window, with the cursor blinking, ready for you to begin typing.

The Notes pane appears across the bottom portion of the window.

If you're a Microsoft 365 business subscriber and your presentation is stored on OneDrive for work or school or SharePoint in Microsoft 365, you can print your speaker notes. See Print your PowerPoint slides, handouts, or notes for more information.

See speaker notes while presenting

Currently you must use a desktop version of PowerPoint to see speaker notes while you're presenting.


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Executive speech coach, 435-201-8610, a speaker’s guide to using notes during a presentation, we are all familiar with the image of a television newscaster, sitting behind a desk, eyes surreptitiously moving back and forth as they read the teleprompter. as a public speaker, this is not you. your job is not to  read  your presentation to your audience. when you are speaking in a professional setting, your job is to  build a connection  with your audience as you share your story and give them information that will transform their lives. this is difficult to do if you are reading your speech from a teleprompter, computer, or notes. if you audience does not feel an emotional connection, your power to inspire and persuade will be dimished., so does this mean that you can’t use notes when giving your speech not necessarily. there are times when notes are appropriate if they are written and used correctly., the downside of using notes:.

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Let’s conclude with an important reminder: your goal as a speaker is to build a connection with your audience. Use your notes as a guide, not as a guard rail. Practice, Practice, Practice. When you are well rehearsed, you are able to trust yourself to know your subject matter, respond to your audience, and improvise rather than memorize. You know your topic; you know your speech; stay loose and have some fun!

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Everything You Need to Know About Using Speaker Notes in PowerPoint

By Chariti Canny

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Through preparing for our newest Duarte workshop , Slide Design Lab , we realized there’s a feature that many presenters don’t realize plays a key role in slide design and speaker support: speaker notes in PowerPoint®.

To use your speaker notes in PowerPoint most effectively during your next talk, follow the tips below.

What are speaker notes in PowerPoint?

Speaker notes in PowerPoint help presenters recall important points, such as key messages or stats, as they give a presentation. The speaker note panel lives at the bottom of your screen in Normal view, although some users may have this section hidden.

Use the speaker notes to add more nuanced information about a slide’s graphics, or instructions for how to click through an animation. It can also be handy to add links to important files or just use this space as a general note taking section—like someone would use a scratch piece of paper.

What are the benefits of speaker notes in PowerPoint?

You are the storyteller, and your slides are your support, forming the atmosphere and emphasizing your key points. Because there’s a limit to how much information people can process at one time— they will either listen to you or read your slides —it’s important to show only information essential for your story.

Speaker notes in PowerPoint allow you to move nonessential text and stats off your slides so that your audience can fully absorb your message. Having the info in the speaker notes allows you to be ready should your audience ask questions about your data, or other points in your presentation that may require additional information.

Though speaker notes should be a somewhat simplified version of what you are saying, using them for the high-level points of your script will help you match your talk track to what’s happening on the slide behind you.

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Spending a little time structuring speaker notes in PowerPoint can also be an easy way to turn your presentation into a dual-purpose file. Not only can you use your file to present, you can use it as a standalone document that can be effectively shared without you presenting. This more advanced feature is described below.

How do I add speaker notes in PowerPoint?

There are two ways to add speaker notes in PowerPoint.

Method One: Directly edit in slide editing mode (aka Normal View). Click the notes section of the window and begin typing. If the notes are hidden, click the Notes button found in options on the bottom right of the PowerPoint screen.

how to add speaker notes in PowerPoint - method one

Method Two: Edit your notes in Notes View. Click on the View tab in the ribbon and click Notes Page. Here you have more room on the screen to write your notes and adjust the font size and layout.

how to add speaker notes in PowerPoint - method two

How should you write speaker notes in PowerPoint?

We typically advise speakers not to write their script word-for-word in the speaker notes section, as this can tempt a presenter to break a connection with an audience, as well as begin to sound inauthentic.

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The first bullet point of your speaker notes can convey that overarching idea, and your other points can support it. I call these speaking touchpoints, and often they are short words or phrases that will remind me of what I want to say.

If one of your supporting concepts involves telling an anecdote or story, you can trigger your memory by leaving a note to yourself in brackets. For example, you could type:

It’s also important to keep these simple because the space to view them is limited. Though, there are times when a more elaborate note needs to be included. I’ve found that including a very important phrase in full is one of my favorite things about speaker notes. We often spend a lot of time crafting that pivotal moment, the pace of it, and the wording. Leave room to easily see it in presenter view.

Once, I sat through a presentation where the presenter stayed on one slide for quite some time. He was telling a long story that was coming back to resolve and tie together various points of information on the slide. To help himself stay on track, he wrote about six key speaking touchpoints in a list in the speaker notes, duplicated the slide (so it looked the same to the audience), then completed his next few speaking touchpoints for the slide. When he reached the bottom of the first six touchpoints he clicked the slide without missing a beat and continued the talk track. The audience had no idea that he just moved slides and he was able to use his notes, even though they were long.

The speaker notes are also an opportunity to include “stage directions.” These can be anything from reminding yourself to click and advance an animation, gesture to a co-speaker or member of the audience, or even take a breath and pause.

How do you project speaker notes in PowerPoint during a presentation?

PowerPoint is set up to show notes only to the speaker when a presentation is connected to another output, such as a monitor, a projector, a video conferencing app, etc. Just select the Slide Show tab and click Presenter View to enable a display that only you can see on your computer.

how to project speaker notes in PowerPoint

You’ll see your slides, speaker notes, and even a timer, but your audience will only see slides projected on a monitor or screen.

How else can I use my speaker notes in PowerPoint?

I mentioned that you can structure the notes pages to act as a standalone document that can be shared without you presenting. This is a more advanced way to use notes, but extremely valuable.

Let’s say your presentation wowed your audience so much that they requested copies of your slides so they can reference them later, or share with others. Because you created a presentation meant to be shown, not read, chances are that your file won’t make sense to someone who wasn’t in the room.

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Unless, of course, they can read and make sense of your speaker notes. Speaker notes can be used to create beautiful presentation artifacts for your audiences. By giving people a physical reminder of your presentation content, they’ll keep thinking about your talk long after you give it, and they’ll more easily share your message with others.

David Allen, the author of the bestselling series Getting Things Done , leaves information behind after his talks to ensure that his audience remembers his key principles and methodologies.

After we created a cinematic presentation for David, we translated the rich, evocative images and layouts of his presentation into handouts that anyone could read and understand.

How can I use speaker notes in PowerPoint to create handouts?

Here’s how to do it:

1. Click on View in the ribbon and select Notes Page. You’ll see that the slide visual takes up the top half of the page and the text below the slide defaults to a bulleted list.

PowerPoint notes view to develop handouts

This basic note layout is extremely modifiable. Not only can the Notes Master be adjusted, but each Notes Page itself can have text, charts, quotes, and images added as separate and additional content to augment what’s on the surface slide.

2. ​To make changes that will impact the basic structure of all your notes pages, navigate to the Notes Master View: View tab > Master > Notes Master.

3. Make changes to the layout in the Notes Master, keeping in mind that changes here will be reflected on all the notes pages. In the image below, an example of a default Notes Master is shown at left, with a modified master page at right.

presentation handouts outline

You can scale your slide thumbnail to any size and place it anywhere on the master. Headers, footers, and the note placeholder can be moved into any position you’d like. You can add objects to the Notes Master, but remember that objects added in Notes Master will appear on every slide’s notes page. Thus, you must be strategic about what you add. To that point, adding a logo or some other universal image would make sense in the Notes Master.

4. Once the Notes Master has been restructured, return to Notes View: View tab > Notes Page.

5. For each page, add any custom graphics, data, text, or other items that relate to that slide. Remember, these will not appear on the slides; they only appear in these notes.

In the layouts we created for David Allen below, we placed a small image of the slide on the top left of the page and a graphic and quote at the top right.

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How do I print speaker notes in PowerPoint?

Perhaps you’d rather print out your notes instead of viewing them digitally on a monitor. Or maybe you’ve gone the extra step and customized your notes and now you’re ready to distribute them to your audience.

1. Click the File tab and select Print to open the print dialog.

2. Pull down the second menu within the Settings options. PowerPoint defaults to the Full Page Slides option, and you’ll need to switch it to Notes Pages option.

PowerPoint print options

Now you can print the file in Notes View to give a hard copy to your audience.

*Note: Image resolutions may be slightly less in printed or PDF Notes View. Text and shapes will remain the same.

By putting thought into how you prepare, use, and re-use your speaker notes, you ensure that your message resonates long after you and your audience leave the room.

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How your presentation speaker notes can be both your best friend and your worst enemy.

“I’ll be fine. I’ll read from my speaker notes.”

Is that you? Have you ever uttered that to yourself when preparing for an important presentation? How did that tactic work out for you? Not great, we’re guessing.

When in presentation mode, Microsoft’s PowerPoint is a presenters dream. While their audience can see only the slides, the person standing to deliver the talk can see a whole lot more, including what slide is next and those all-important speaker notes.

Speaker notes act like a memory aid to help you remember what to talk about while each of your slides appears. They are your digital cue cards, there to point your speech in the right direction. Or are they?

When planning your presentation, you might have asked yourself what you want in the speaker note section. We’ve seen that little text box be used for all many of things before, from hosting the speaker’s full script, to sparsely containing just one of two words. In both cases the presentation wasn’t great.

There isn’t a standard winning formula to how you should use your speaker notes, and, like many things in the world of presentations, it often depends on the speaker’s own style and confidence.

As we delved into in this article , writing a full script of your talk is often a great way of getting started. Like an actor memorising their lines, writing a script will help ensure you hit all the main points you need to cover and eliminate accidentally fumbling over subjects. Having the whole speech in your head, to recite word-for-word, will be a huge confidence boost.

The temptation, however, will be to then paste your entire script into the speaker notes of the PowerPoint presentation. As a sort of back up, right? Don’t.

Having your full script sitting there on screen below your slides will draw your eyes and you’ll find yourself reading out loud to your audience. Doing so will sever the connection between you and make you look like an under-prepared amateur – despite all your preparation.

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Like a stand-up comedian jotting down a reminder for a joke on the back of their hand, sum up each slide’s talking points with just a few words. Essentially enter into the speaker notes whatever will jog your memory. That will kick start the correct memorised segment of your speech.

This could be as simple as ‘2019 research findings’ or, as shown above, ‘Client highlights’; anything that will help you get to the right bit of your script that lives up their in your brain. The size and complexity of these aid memoirs will depend on how your mind works. Some people will need more words, while others will require fewer.

Don’t chance which kind of speaker you are – work all this out during your many rehearsals.

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All in the prep

We’ve written many times about the importance of rehearsing. Deciding what kind of speaker notes works best for you should be a part of that process.

If you’ve learnt your script off by heart, and are busily working on rehearsing it over and over, you might find the odd stumble points. Stumble points are sections of the talk that don’t seem to naturally flow into the next. While you recite your words, you might get stuck at such a point, or find it hard to remember what comes next.

There can be lots of reasons for stumble points in a talk. It might suggest that two sections aren’t well related to each other and you should go back to see if rearranging your sections helps. But it could just mean there is a natural break to the flow of the content, and you’re struggling to adjust.

Either way, make a note of this in your speaker notes. Help yourself get over the stumble point as smoothly as possible by including a ‘feeder line’, pointing you in the right direction. One quick glance to your notes is all you’ll need to remember the next section, and away you go.

Find what works best for you. This means that you might not find the best way to use your speaker notes on your first few presentations. After time you’ll discover the method that you’re most comfortable with.

PowerPoint’s speaker notes feature is definitely useful. Be sure to see how it can aid you the next you ‘stand and deliver’ a presentation.

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    PRESENTATION TIP: USE NOTES · Never write in full sentences. · Make sure your notes are easy to read, which means writing large enough and leaving

  2. preparing presentation notes

    Good presentation notes are written in short phrases and key words (see below). They are arranged in a way that helps you remember the main ideas and

  3. Managing your Presentation Notes

    Most presentation packages, including PowerPoint, have an option to create a page of 'Slide Notes'. You can use these to write out more or less detailed points

  4. Video: Create speaker notes

    Create speaker notes · Open the notes pane by clicking NOTES at the bottom of the window. · Click in the notes pane below the slide, and enter your notes.

  5. Add speaker notes to your slides

    During your presentation, the speaker notes are visible on your monitor, but aren't visible to the audience. So the Notes pane is the place to store talking

  6. Speaker Notes: Creating Effective Presentation Notes

    Slides are for the viewer, not for the speaker. Good speaker notes will be concise, at-a-glance, and optimized for your unique requirements.

  7. PowerPoint: 3 ways to prepare speaker notes

    PowerPoint: 3 ways to prepare speaker notes ... Best Way to Present PowerPoint Presentations in Microsoft Teams | How to Use PowerPoint Live.

  8. A Speaker's Guide to Using Notes During a Presentation

    Tips for Writing Notes Before Your Presentation: · Use different fonts for different speaking points. · Use different colors for sections that you want to

  9. Everything You Need To Know About Using Speaker Notes In

    Method One: Directly edit in slide editing mode (aka Normal View). Click the notes section of the window and begin typing. If the notes are hidden, click the

  10. Presentation Speaker Notes

    Find what works best for you. This means that you might not find the best way to use your speaker notes on your first few presentations. After time you'll