David's slide deck is a great representation for the types of slides that we've all seen (and created): Mostly text, bullet points, and a template. And, because of the amount of text on this slide, it did not fare well on my Ban All That Text Scale (BATTS).
But I'll be honest: that's what I enjoyed about this makeover. It's kind of like a blank slate for me when it's all text -- there are a lot of directions I can go. Plus, all of us can relate to having this type of slide. I've made them, you've made them, we've all made them. And I do not use a visual on 100% of my slides -- so it's important to know how to design text well. Basically, this makeover was a chance for me to show you that you can make some big improvements with very little time, and still using text.Read More