Beyond Bullet Points by Cliff Atkinson

Using Powerpoint to Create Presentations That Inform, Motivate, and Inspire

Unlock the amazing story buried in your presentation and forget boring bullet points forever! This widely-acclaimed book includes seven new examples of compelling presentations from board room to classroom.

Communications expert Cliff Atkinson guides you, step by step, through his revolutionary three-step method for increasing the impact of your presentations.

You ll discover how to combine classic storytelling techniques with the power of visual media to create a rich, engaging experience.

Transform the way you create and deliver your critical message and quickly bring your ideas to life!


Learn how to distill and shape your best ideas into a crisp and compelling narrative.


Use a storyboard to illustrate your ideas, creating the right blend of message and media.


Move from merely reading your slides to creating a rich, connected experience with your audience and increase your impact!


  • Cliff s custom templates build your story!
  • Quick reference checklists for compelling presentations
  • Complete eBook plus bonus content!


Chapter 1 Making Headlines Beyond Bullet Points

Chapter 2 Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

Chapter 3 Getting Started with BBP

Chapter 4 Planning Your First Five Slides

Chapter 5 Planning the Rest of Your Slides

Chapter 6 Setting Up Your Storyboard and Narration

Chapter 7 Sketching Your Storyboard

Chapter 8 Adding Graphics to your Storyboard

Chapter 9 Reviewing a Range of BBP Examples

Chapter 10 Delivering Your BBP Presentation On the CD

Chapter 11 Preparing Others for BBP with a 5-Minute Excercise

Format: Paperback, 368 pages
Other Information: illustrations
Published In: United States, 10 October 2007
Publisher: Microsoft Press,U.S.
ISBN: 0735623872
EAN: 9780735623873
Dimensions: 18.0 x 228.0 x 2.0 centimeters (0.72 kg)