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2 reasons and 5 easy steps to convert a PowerPoint presentation to EXE

PowerPoint Tips

PowerPoint PPTX file is what you use most of the time for your presentations. Launch PowerPoint. This is from iSpring.

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What about PowerPoint 2016 (Windows)?

PowerPoint Tips

It’s time for me to talk about PowerPoint 2016, since it’s been out for a few weeks now. PowerPoint has added new chart types.

2016 79

Create a quiz in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Did you know that you can create a quiz in PowerPoint? You can create a simple quiz in PowerPoint using just hyperlinks. Click OK.

2015 87

Integrating Live Power BI Dashboards into PowerPoint

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At we create professional PowerPoint Templates to help our subscribers save time creating professional presentation decks.

2016 90

Timesaving PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts using Shift and Ctrl

PowerPoint Tips

The Shift and Ctrl keys are especially useful in PowerPoint, so here are my favorite PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts. This is a gem.

2017 74

PowerPoint on an Android phone

PowerPoint Tips

Microsoft recently made PowerPoint (and Word and Excel) available as an Android phone app. Will you use PowerPoint on an Android phone at all?

2015 70

Turn a presentation into a report or e-book

PowerPoint Tips

You might find it valuable to create a report or e-book from a presentation. But how do you turn a presentation into a report or e-book?

2015 83

Video tutorial: Create a theme in PowerPoint from scratch

PowerPoint Tips

PowerPoint crashed during the session, but I was able to successfully complete the tutorial. And your slides will look better as well.

2015 85

How To Create a Long Shadow effect for PowerPoint Icons


In this posts we will describe a step by step tutorial on How-To create long shadow effects for PowerPoint Icons. PowerPoint Icons.

Create a screenshot and screen recording in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

In PowerPoint 2010 and later, you can take screenshots from within PowerPoint. If you have all of your updates, you should see it.

Presentation design trends

PowerPoint Tips

Mike is an internationally recognized visual communication and presentation expert, trainer, and award-winning author. Change is inevitable.

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Handouts for data-heavy presentations

PowerPoint Tips

Not all presentations can be full of photos. Sometimes, you need to present data — lots of it. But he/she wants you to present it.

Save PowerPoint customizations for the Quick Access Toolbar and ribbon

PowerPoint Tips

explain how to  customize the Quick Access Toolbar in “Work Faster in PowerPoint.” Do you do PowerPoint training like I do?

2015 71

New ebook! 101 Advanced Techniques Every PowerPoint User Should Know

PowerPoint Tips

101 Advanced Techniques Every PowerPoint User Should Know. Here’s a sample of the new techniques: Save a presentation to a DVD.

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Find a Presentation Designer Here

Speaking about Presenting

Rick Altman, Better Presenting. There are plenty of PowerPoint trainers in the world. Story is the heart of the presentation.

10 tips for improving your presentations & speeches

Presentation Zen

The title of the talk is "10 Ways to Make Better Presentations: Lessons from Storytellers." The 15-minute talk can be viewed below. misspoke.

2014 62

Create a table from Excel data in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Copy into a PowerPoint table. PowerPoint’s tables offer you lots of options for design and layout. Click OK to insert the table.

2015 76

4 steps to create a video from PowerPoint slides

PowerPoint Tips

You can create great videos using PowerPoint! Here are the basic steps to create a video from PowerPoint slides: 1. Add bookmarks.

2016 54

Why you present

PowerPoint Tips

I did a survey of my subscribers, asking them 3 questions.  I think it’s fascinating to understand the variety of reasons why you present.

2016 34

How to start a presentation

PowerPoint Tips

” …just read the name of your presentation and go to the next slide. This is my favorite technique. Let’s get started.”

2016 53

New book, Master Presenter, collects lessons from the world’s top presentation experts

PowerPoint Tips

My articles are: Use Menus to Create Audience-Centered Presentations. PowerPoint Slide Design for the Ar5tiscially Challenged. Lisa B.

2013 52

Link to a specific PowerPoint 2003, 2007 or 2010 slide from Microsoft Word or Excel

PowerPoint Tips

Link from Word or Excel to PowerPoint. Suppose you want to link from Word or Excel to Slide 2 in a PowerPoint 2003, 2007 or 2010 presentation.

2003 52

Outline for PowerPoint & presentation training workshops

PowerPoint Tips

As you can see from the cover slide on the right, it was called “From Death to Life by PowerPoint: How to Create Winning Presentations.”

How to show paper forms or software screens on a PowerPoint slide

PowerPoint Tips

Do you have to reproduce paper forms or software screens on PowerPoint slides? This is common for training. Insert a picture and then what?

2014 72

PowerPoint, Speaking or Sex?

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

  This technique takes a little time to master, but once you do you will find it very helpful.    The next time you offer to forego sex instead of watching a PowerPoint presentation, understand that you will be denying the speaker a chance to experience sex-like symptoms.    It caught my attention. 

The why of presentations–getting results

PowerPoint Tips

To get the best results from a presentation, you need to think about the “why.” ” Why are you doing the presentation?

2015 77

Moving the axis labels when a PowerPoint chart/graph has both positive and negative values

PowerPoint Tips

But when she created the chart in PowerPoint, she had a problem. Do you have frustrations getting charts to look right in PowerPoint?

2014 61

Create a looping ending for your PowerPoint presentation

PowerPoint Tips

Although the technique that I came up with is different from the one for a looping introduction, it’s quite easy. Save this presentation.

2003 31

The Left Brain PowerPoint

Beyond Bullet Points

Of course, the task is much easier said than done, as the entrenched problems of PowerPoint continue to display on screens everywhere.

21 tips to improve your presentations right now

Speak Schmeak

Stop wasting the audience's time with grandiose thanks and intros at the beginning of your presentation. Videotape or audio record yourself.

2011 63

Is your presentation like a flea market?

Speak Schmeak

Image by Pedro Moura Pinheiro Presentations can go wrong in a lot of different ways. First, let's talk to the perpetrator: Have you ever had to create a new presentation for a meeting or conference and decided that you had all the information you needed in several previous PowerPoint slideshows? What's your objective? 2. Period.

2012 45

9 tips to design presentations for webinars

PowerPoint Tips

Webinars have many advantages over live presentations: No travel (time or cost). Lack of engagement between the presenter and the audience.

Presentation Lessons from a Cooking Demonstration

Professionally Speaking...

What do a cooking demonstration and a business presentation have in common? More than you might think. In my volunteer role at the U.S.

2011 52

How to Use PowerPoint to Spruce Up Your Content Marketing Campaigns


PowerPoint not only rules the presentation industry, it also helps make content marketing much easier. For one thing, a lot more people — hundreds of millions at least — know how to use PowerPoint better than other visualization tools like Photoshop, After Effects or JavaScript. So rev up your presentation skills.

2 ways to collaborate with others on your presentations-Part I

PowerPoint Tips

If you’ve been in collaboration hell, here is Part I of two techniques that might help. Add comments to a presentation.

2014 72

My sound won’t play! Embed narration or music so you can send the PowerPoint presentation to others

PowerPoint Tips

A reader wants to send a PPS (a PowerPoint Show) file containing music via email but when he sends it, the viewer doesn’t hear the music.

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Side-by-side speaker video and slide content for a live presentation feel

PowerPoint Tips Is this a technique you can use?

2015 86

Create an interactive menu in PowerPoint Office Mix

PowerPoint Tips

She is a new/old PowerPoint MVP. Below is a mix presentation I recently created and shared to Twitter. This post is by Heather Ackmann.

2015 28

How to copy a PowerPoint slide to Microsoft Word

PowerPoint Tips

Recently I received this question: How can I copy a slide in PowerPoint to Word? See “ Export all presentation text.” 

2014 31

A message to those who create presentations for others

Speak Schmeak

The person who creates a presentation for someone else to deliver. Preparation Pet Peeves Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies PowerPoint

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