Find a set of professional guidelines that considers visual design consistency for creating presentations and discuss them. What are the strengths and limitations of the guidelines that you have found, and what other best practices might you suggest based on your experiences as a speaker and an audience member? Include best practices for presenting data visually. Provide a link to the guidelines or include them as part of your answer.
Textbook: Designing Visual Language: Strategies for Professional Communicators, Chapters 7 and 8
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