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Start a video with a remote

PowerPoint Tips

A subscriber asked how to start playing a video while using a remote. There are remotes that do give you that control, but most don’t.).

Need a Remote for Your Next PowerPoint Presentation? There’s an App for That

DeFinis Communications

As such, whenever I’m working with clients I always take extra remotes with me and usually end up giving them away.

How to use your remote to switch to another presentation in PowerPoint 2007 & 2010

PowerPoint Tips

A friend asked me, “How can I link to another presentation and use my remote to get to that presentation?” Click Create From File.

A remote control can set your presentations free!

Presentation Zen

A good remote allows you to get away from the lectern and your laptop. This is a rather old model, but I love it. alternative link on Amazon ).

Which presenter remote do you recommend?

PowerPoint Tips

I use a small Targus presenter remote and I like it very much. I’d love to hear which presenter you use, and why. Delivery Resources

Review: Targus Bluetooth Presentation Remote

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

To date, I’ve been using the Keyspan PR-US2 Presentation Remote. It’s a good remote. Setup was simple. Rut-roh. Next slide.


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Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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The Interview Is Remote - 5 Tips for Presenting Yourself Online

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Remote interviews aren't new. And The good news is that the time you invest in these remote interviews will likely pay off.

Remote control cars and memorable presentations

Speak Schmeak

If you want your presentation to be informative and fun and memorable, take a lesson from the hosts of Top Gear. It's a show about cars.

Remote control cars and memorable presentations

Speak Schmeak

If you want your presentation to be informative and fun and memorable, take a lesson from the hosts of Top Gear. It's a show about cars.

Six Tips for Remote Presenting

Duarte Blog

Sitting through a bad one delivered remotely! As travel budgets tighten, remote presentations have had a severe up-tick (which has also been known to cause facial ticks). Tags: Delivery Event Strategy Video remote presenting six tips What’s worse than sitting through a really bad presentation?

PPT Remote Control for the iPhone

PPT - Powerful Presentation Techniques

PowerPoint remote application for the iPhone (and the iPod Touch) called i-Clickr. According to the article " Senstic makes a $9.99

Emotional Intimacy: Quality Eroded By Remote (Digital) Relationships

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Unfortunately, the quality of that emotional intimacy is being increasingly eroded by remote (digital) relationships. Not so much is shared.

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NEW HAVEN REGISTER Obits: Remote condolences

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

    This remote collective mourning has been surprisingly satisfying. The newspaper industry now can digitally link families of the deceased with those who want to express their condolences. This week the NEW HAVEN REGISTER published the obituary of a professional acquaintance - Bob Stanley. 

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Use Your Own Remote

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Many large conventions are set up by A/V folks who use a presenter remote system that inevitably causes more problems than it solves. The presenter is usually a big wig and the tech folks assume that the big wig can’t handle more than one button on a remote. So they use a remote that has only one large green button on it.

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How not to use a presentation remote

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

I am a strong advocate of using a presentation remote to advance your PowerPoint slides. But I recently saw an example of how not to use a remote. The presenter had one of the nice small remotes that fit in your hand, but for some reason kept it in his jacket pocket. And kept his one hand in the pocket to work the remote.

Telecommuting: are you ready for your close up?

More than PowerPoint...

If you’re a writer, teacher, or communicator: you might have access to tools that allow you to do your jobs remotely. Or Skype?

When to unplug your remote or mouse

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

We talked about a number of possible causes, but the most likely cause was low batteries in the remote mouse she was using. Many presenters are using remote mice or remote devices to advance their slides, which is a better approach than being glued to the laptop. Two suggestions.

The speaker's stocking: Replace your remote with a mini Bluetooth keyboard

The Eloquent Woman

It comes with a built-in touchpad, backlit keyboard and laser pointer, and also can work with your home theater system.

Does your audience want to fast-forward you?

Speaking about Presenting

” Quick – where’s the remote? Here are three danger areas: 1. Delivering too much background. You HAVE started! Content

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Review of “Start strong – 3 gripping ways to open your talk” by Craig Hadden

PowerPoint Tips

This is a review of a blog post by Craig Hadden , who blogs about presenting at Remote Possibilities. In fact, he starts his blog post strong.

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Use a remote for more than changing slides

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

I have advocated for years that presenters should use a remote instead of being tethered to the keyboard. If you have a remote, use it to build each point on your slides. But I see far too many presenters use it only to change slides. It shows that you have taken your skills to the next level

Are you making these rookie mistakes?

Speak Schmeak

A simple remote will move slides forward and backward, and will black (or white) out the screen. Alone, each is mildly annoying. searching.*

11 Tips: When Technology Comes to Work

Matt Eventoff

Make a real effort to ensure that remote team members are on sight to interact face-to-face at least a few times a year. 11 Attention!

Unleash your imagination: watch creative videos

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

They range from simple Flip videos which tell winning stories to full-blown studio productions with panel discussions, remote participation via TelePresence and pre-recorded transition or interstitial segments. Executive communications professionals increasingly work with video. Business Communication Culture Shock! Shallow End

Making presentations with an iPad. It’s time.

The Presenter's Blog

You can’t black-out the screen, and I’m still not convinced about using an iPhone as a remote control. The Bluetooth connection between phone and pad is temperamental, and at the end of the day, an iPhone is just too big to subtly use as a remote. Some months ago I blogged about presenting with an iPad. All day battery.

Presenting with an iPad

The Presenter's Blog

There are three big ones: No reliable remote control. I would miss my remote control too much. Light and easy for carrying around.

The 5-step cure for boring body language

Speaking about Presenting

Could your body language be more expressive? As a result you’ve shut down your natural gestures and become stiff and boring. Empty your hands.

9 ways to use props for maximum impact in your presentations

Speak Schmeak

But then he mentioned the multiple TV remotes we all have, and suggested that if we have trouble finding them, this one might be a good replacement.

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Executive Coach Uses Humor and Acting to Deliver Unforgettable Presentation Performances

Duarte Blog

Topics covered include remote presenting, her paradigm “The Prism Effect”, Velcro communication, Twitter-inspired friendships, and peach bellinis.

Superior Presentations 75: The Most Striking PowerPoint Slide to Include in Every PowerPoint Presentation

Executive Speech Coach

Use the blackout button on the remote. Most remotes have this feature. You don’t need to be a graphic designer to create this slide.

Go to Black

Manner of Speaking

You can also make the screen go black with most remote controls. There are a few instances when I recommend using this feature.

Success & the Art of Developing Your Inner Coach

Presentation Zen

He does a great job, although a remote control would have helped him free himself from the computer. Watch the video below or on TED. .

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You Don’t Know Dick!

Manner of Speaking

A remote would have allowed Hardt to move about the stage and thus interact more with the audience. Dick Hardt.

Make your webinars super interactive

PowerPoint Tips

” It’s been a rewarding journey to learn how to engage remotely, which I think is definitely a trend that is here to stay. All good!

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My 2015 holiday speaker gift list is here!

Speak Schmeak

Unhitch yourself from the laptop with a wireless presentation remote. It''s the most wonderful time of the year! Oldies but goodies.

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Nancy’s New Book on Shelves Now

Duarte Blog

and impact analysis. The book offers real world advice to help you: Win over tough crowds. Organize a coherent narrative.

How your smartphone can help you become a better presenter

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

b) Presentation software remote control apps. As well as the common wireless USB remote controllers for PowerPoint and Keynote, there are a number of smartphone apps that claim to allow the presenter to control their slides wirelessly via Bluetooth. 1) Recording your presentations. b) Fidgeting and non-purposeful movement.

Speaking At Remote Events: How To Be Present When Your Body Isn't

);} else {document.write( );}return true;}LoadMenus(); NAME E-MAIL ZIP CODE Resources Articles Events Online Tutorial FAQs Links Article: Speaking At Remote Events: How To Be Present When Your Body Isn’t, September 2008 By Vickie K. Audiences in remote events need the context but not necessarily at the beginning.

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 47)

Manner of Speaking

Barbara Ehrenreich (1941 to Present) American Sociologist and Political Activist.