How to create a poster in PowerPoint 2007 & PowerPoint 2010

PowerPoint Tips

Let’s create a couple of posters in PowerPoint 2007 or 2010. Follow these steps: In PowerPoint 2007 or PowerPoint 2010, click the Design tab. I have more detailed information on shadows in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010 here and here. Design poster poster in PowerPoint

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New design in Speak Schmeak shop

Speak Schmeak

And now for part three of the trio of announcements today: I've got a new design in the Speak Schmeak shop on CafePress. " I've organized the shop into sections now; each design has its own mini-shop. So much easier now to find something in just the design you want.

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Create quick, professional diagrams with SmartArt in PowerPoint 2007 & 2010

PowerPoint Tips

SmartArt was a new feature of PowerPoint 2007 and is a way to quickly create professional-looking diagrams from bulleted text. The arrows show that there is an order: first you develop content, then you design slides, and finally you deliver the presentation.

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Shortcut to complex shapes with SmartArt in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010

PowerPoint Tips

SmartArt is available in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010. I click the SmartArt Tools Design tab and choose Colors to choose something more colorful. SmartArt is a great way to create diagrams, but you can also use them to create complex, custom graphics.

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New design in Speak Schmeak shop - and standard shipping till 11 pm

Speak Schmeak

Place your order by 11 pm EST tonight and you can still get standard shipping for delivery by December 24! And check out the new saying in the shop: " I could talk 'til you're blue in the face ," coined by my client Tony Chimento !

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May, 2009 PowerPoint 2007 Theme - dun-aqua

PowerPoint Tips

By request, I'm offering my first PowerPoint 2007 theme. To find out where to save it, open PowerPoint 2007, click the Design tab, and click the More button at the right of the row of themes from the Themes gallery. It's the same look as last month's background, but it's a THMX file. At the bottom, choose Save Current Theme, and PowerPoint automatically places you in the right folder. You should be able to see the path to the folder, which you might want to write down.

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Free shipping on CafePress

Speak Schmeak

Now might be a good time to get over there and check out my Speak Schmeak shop as well as my super-talented designer friend Kim Reese's shop - her designs (that's one on the left) are targeted to coffee lovers.

2007 130

Need your silly speaker sayings!

Speak Schmeak

Please leave suggestions in the comments or e-mail me if you're shy (or don't want your idea stolen by some other unscrupulous designer of speaker sayings t-shirts).

2007 130

Happy Thanksgiving!

Speak Schmeak

We're the designated catsitters this time around. Thank you all for inspiring and motivating me every day to be a better speaker and coach!

2007 130

Talk benefits, not features

Speak Schmeak

I could tell you that I offer one-on-one coaching , and that I offer PowerPoint design , that I have a kick-butt e-course , and that I provide seminars and trainings.

2007 130

PowerPoint redesign

Speak Schmeak

At one point in the presentation, the speaker expresses shock at how ineffective and poorly designed some marketing web pages are. I was watching a video the other day, a video of a live presentation given by some well-known marketing gurus.

2007 130

Fear Busters – 10 Tips to Overcome Stage Fright! « The Shy.

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2007 84

Is it a speech or a presentation?

Speak Schmeak

A speech is one-way communication designed to inform and sometimes entertain. There are a lot of words for what I do when I have a speaking engagement. I give presentations, talks, workshops, seminars and keynotes. I speak on panels and I give speeches.

2007 130

10 Tips to Improve Your Speech « The Shy Speaker's Guide to.

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2007 77

How to Break it to Your Boss: "You Need a Makeover!"

More than PowerPoint...

Just in time for the holidays, PowerPoint MVPs Geetesh Bajaj and Echo Swinford provide a fun new way to transform dated PowerPoint designs. Last week, the two authors released an exciting, full-color book called Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 Complete Makeover Kit.

2007 52

Effective Emcee-ing! « The Shy Speaker's Guide to Success on Stage

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2007 76

Kitsch and Camp: The PowerPoint Twins

More than PowerPoint...

By combining this spare design style with: the Jobs priestly-black dress code the gratuitous and cliched body language of Buddha-pose- faux -humility, PlaySkool-ish , Web 2.0-y graphics, the promotion of i-Everything, dancing iPod silhouettes -- -- Apple is a contemporary kitsch+camp juggernaut!

2007 56

Life is Like Driving « The Shy Speaker's Guide to Success on Stage

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2007 61

CafePress Speak Schmeak(tm) Shop now open!

Speak Schmeak

Right now, I've got three designs and will be adding more. Check out my CafePress shop for silly speaker sayings on t-shirts, mugs, magnets, buttons and more. Wondering what to give your favorite speaker who has everything? Here's your perfect gift! I'm also still figuring out exactly how to customize the shop the way I want it, but for now, it's okay!

2007 100

A Short Note on How to Relate to Your Audience « The Shy Speaker's.

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2007 54

Disposable Learning Objects and Jing

More than PowerPoint...

I used Jing to show her how it looked on my computer, and took 26 seconds point out a small design flub -- which she promptly fixed before sending the invitation to her list. Yesterday, I downloaded TechSmith's Jing Project -- just to give it a test.

2007 56

Put Your Glass Down! « The Shy Speaker's Guide to Success on Stage

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2007 50

Every Feature in PowerPoint!

More than PowerPoint...

The ebook is terrific for beginners -- but even if you're an old pro with PowerPoint, I suspect you will learn quite a few tips and tricks to make designing your presentations a more elegant experience. If I were to list every feature in PowerPoint, how many might there be? One thousand?

2007 52

Power Moves! – 5 Tips to Make Body Language Work for You! « The.

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2007 50

A new way to distort graphs

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Here is the original graph that KPMG created: Well designed and clear. The KPMG graph was well designed, but this one confuses because the viewer can't really tell where the bars on the graph end.

2007 52

Another Emcee-ing Project: SDE Dinner & Dance « The Shy Speaker's.

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2007 40

I'll Be Back…

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2007 40

Growth & Participation at NUS Speechcraft - 11 December

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2007 40

That's Not a Look, It's My Face!

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2007 40

PSB's 10 Most Influential Bloggers on Public Speaking

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2007 40

Podcast: Speaksmart 2

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2007 40

Office 2007 Ribbon Observations

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Last week Microsoft officially introduced the new version of Office, Office 2007, which includes a new version of PowerPoint. Remember that even though you see that you can change so many more options, stick to good clean design practices that will make your slides clear and easy to understand for your audience. One of the major differences in the new version is the user interface.

2006 40

Don't You Want to Be Entertained?

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2007 40

Good is Never Good Enough - Mrs Fields

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2007 40

A Platform for Falling, Practicing and Growing

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2007 40

Are You Hungry for Growth?

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2007 40

Get Your First Out of the Way!

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2007 40

Video: Enhancing Your Presentation Skills!

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2007 40

Stand Out or Lose Out: Your Introduction to a Successful.

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2007 40

Power Sharing! Win Over a 'Matchmaker' in Less than 45mins!

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2007 40

A Heart to Learn to Love… « The Shy Speaker's Guide to Success on.

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2007 40

Animate Your Message!

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2007 40

How to Look Confident by Knowing Where and How to Look! « The Shy.

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