How to write an announcement PowerPoint slide

Use this page to learn how to write an announcement PowerPoint slide. These types of slides are important when communicating to an audience in a brief amount of time, while still covering the main points of your topic.

You might use such a slide on weekly calls, team meetings, or when sending a summary to business partners or clients.

You can present or organize the following items in any way you like, but here’s an example template to get you started where a ‘conversational tone’ is taken in the headings:

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Title section

  • Always include a title section in your slide.
  • This should include the name of your project or topic
  • List the name of the presenter or the owner of the project
  • For some visual aid, add some brand recognition.

Details section

Use this section to write about:

  • High-level summary of the project
  • Key changes or impacts
  • Keep this section brief and to the point as viewers will get lost in a sea of text

Action section

Use this section to write about:

  • What action the viewers/readers need to take as a result of the details.
  • How it directly impacts them.
  • This is important as it lets your viewers know how they are directly impacted by the project

Timeline

  • List out key dates, launches, and availability in this section.
  • This lets viewers know WHEN they will be impact.

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