10 easy ways to make any PowerPoint presentation awesome
Your slides are not the point—you are. When you fade to black you regain your audience’s
attention. For example, after I present one solution (that’s also shown on the screen), I’ll fade to black while I expound on how to apply the solution in your work.
It’s no different than a close-up in a movie – the director wants you to focus only on the speaker. Note that some remotes don’t have the black screen feature – if you’re shopping for a remote be sure it does.