A poster is a visual presentation - you need a good paring of text and graphics that support each other.
Use visual illustrations of your research - as they say, a picture is worth a thousand words.
Readability is the key. Large font is necessary (so brevity is a must).
Your layout should help guide people in how to read your poster.
Your poster is a large document, but it is composed of small bits of information . It is difficult to read a long line of text.
Use of colored background and colored text boxes
Planning out your poster is a must.
Head Starts for Poster Designs
Not sure how to begin or what colors to choose? Poster templates are available for free from a couple of different sources. Use those to get a head start on your design.
Notes about Title:
The success of a poster is related to the clarity of its text, illustrations, and data.