PowerPoint Tip: Photo Best Practices

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Last week the Presentation Xpert newsletter published one of my new articles on using product photos in sales presentations. One of the tips I shared is to resample your photos before inserting them on a slide. This is something I have discussed before and the purpose is to keep the file size small while maintaining high quality photos. Most digital cameras save photos in the JPG format, which is a compressed format that maintains quite good quality.

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How many uses for PowerPoint can you think of? (my 500th post!)

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Edit photos. Design marketing brochures. Most people think of PowerPoint as a visual aid for a live presentation. But there are so many other ways that people use PowerPoint. Here are some of them: Create marketing videos.

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How well do you welcome?

More than PowerPoint...

Your brochures let them know what’s going on, where. photo by: alborzshawn. Your “Welcome” mat may be a visual cliché. You may think it’s de rigueur — but is it really making your audience feel welcomed?

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Matchmaking, Not Technology, Is Brand, Profit Potential

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 However, the technology which allows the care-giver to upload photos and videos of Fido is, of course, a competitive advantage.  The compensation was lucrative for a brochure and flyer for an executive search firm.

12for12 April Challenge: Review Your Image

Speak Schmeak

Or are you using a generic template with generic colors and stock photos? Is your photo reasonably current? (My My home page photo is on the verge of being outdated, but I love it so much.) If you don't know how to design a business card or brochure, hire someone.

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How to Prepare a Listing Presentation: Guide for Real Estate Pros

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But there are a few quick neuroscience tricks you can leverage to appear instantly more likable to prospects, even before you pull out your real estate brochures and other collateral. Do you have a photography background and can shoot professionals photos without hiring any external help?

Nutella: Beware, You Could Wind Up Jihadi Bride

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So many of my female classmates decided to select Seton Hill College , Greensburg, Pennsylvania because the brochure opened with the photo of a horse. For a while, we have been aware that Nutella is the magic ingredient which gets college students through stress times like tests.

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4 Tips to Avoid “Premature Elaboration”

SpeakerSue Says...

And did you know that we have 15,125 feet of flexible meeting space and a spa – oh it is fabulous, you should really try the Pumpkin Peel – and 487 rooms and 12 suites and we’re located blah, blah, blah,blach…I’ll send you our marketing brochure and a floor plan and a photos of the spa and the sleeping rooms. Be better than your website (which lists, explains and often shows photos of all the features).

UnConference Versus Conference

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photo credit: numberstumper I attended my first UnConference last week. Slick brochures. It's a Conference. But not like we know it, Jim. The first rule of BarCamp? Talk about BarCamp. The second rule of BarCamp? Blog about BarCamp. Here are the other 6 BarCamp Rules.)

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12for12 April Challenge: Review Your Image

Speak Schmeak

Or are you using a generic template with generic colors and stock photos? Is your photo reasonably current? (My My home page photo is on the verge of being outdated, but I love it so much.) Here are some similar questions to the web questions above: Are your cards, brochures and handouts free of typos, grammatical errors and design flaws? If you don't know how to design a business card or brochure, hire someone.

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Intellectual Property Guidelines

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Part of that responsibility includes understanding and following the ethical guidelines established by NSA and listed inside this brochure. As you prepare and present, please keep in mind the clear ethical guidelines set out in this brochure for our speaking profession. Include a simple, brief statement such as, "These photos are used with the permission of." Your handouts might also explain that you have permission to use other materials (cartoons, photos, music, etc.)

Expressing your uniqueness in print

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Just 20 years ago, speakers used elaborate glossy brochures, and meeting professionals took the time to read them. " Today, those brochures have a shorter shelf-life, topics change frequently, and require less reading time by our meeting professionals.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 4, 2013: PA One of Only Three States Without an Education Funding Formula – Join us in Harrisburg Sept. 23rd

Speaking Of...

Read more at [link] After crisis, Philly students head back to school WRAL By MARC LEVY, Associated Press, September 3, 2013 PHILADELPHIA — Before they start the school year together, the staff at the Kensington High School for Creative and Performing Arts will grieve: They''ll hold a wake of sorts for laid-off colleagues, reviewing a DVD of their photos and recounting their accomplishments, and then they''ll head across the street to eat.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 21, 2013: School Funding Formula Press Event on Monday 9/23 at 11:30 am Capitol Rotunda

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Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure. More information on the overall governance changes can be found in the February 2013 issue of the PSBA Bulletin : [link] Electing PSBA Officers: 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online now PSBA Website Posted 8/5/2013 The 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates is being officially published to the members of the association.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 20, 2013: If you are involved with policy regarding charter schools you need to read SRC member Joseph Dworetsky’s lucid analysis of their financial impact on school districts (and taxpayers).

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Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure. More information on the overall governance changes can be found in the February 2013 issue of the PSBA Bulletin : [link] Electing PSBA Officers: 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online now PSBA Website Posted 8/5/2013 The 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates is being officially published to the members of the association.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 5, 2013: School Funding shouldn't depend upon how powerful your legislator is – Join us in Harrisburg Sept. 23rd

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More information on the overall governance changes can be found in the February 2013 issue of the PSBA Bulletin : [link] Electing PSBA Officers: 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online now PSBA Website Posted 8/5/2013 The 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates is being officially published to the members of the association. Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online at [link].

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 12, 2013: State Board of Education set to vote on revised set of Common Core standards

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More information on the overall governance changes can be found in the February 2013 issue of the PSBA Bulletin : [link] Electing PSBA Officers: 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online now PSBA Website Posted 8/5/2013 The 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates is being officially published to the members of the association. Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online at [link].

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 11, 2013: Teaching? Piece of cake. Everybody knows you can pick that up in just five weeks….

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More information on the overall governance changes can be found in the February 2013 issue of the PSBA Bulletin : [link] Electing PSBA Officers: 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online now PSBA Website Posted 8/5/2013 The 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates is being officially published to the members of the association. Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online at [link].

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 25, 2013: Ed Policy Roundup Hiatus

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Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure. More information on the overall governance changes can be found in the February 2013 issue of the PSBA Bulletin : [link] Electing PSBA Officers: 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online now PSBA Website Posted 8/5/2013 The 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates is being officially published to the members of the association.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 24, 2013: Education advocates demand equitable school funding formula

Speaking Of...

Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure. More information on the overall governance changes can be found in the February 2013 issue of the PSBA Bulletin : [link] Electing PSBA Officers: 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online now PSBA Website Posted 8/5/2013 The 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates is being officially published to the members of the association.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 23, 2013: With lawmakers returning, it's time to stand up for public education

Speaking Of...

Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure. More information on the overall governance changes can be found in the February 2013 issue of the PSBA Bulletin : [link] Electing PSBA Officers: 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online now PSBA Website Posted 8/5/2013 The 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates is being officially published to the members of the association.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 18, 2013: Pew Poll: With education cuts Philly is eating its own young. "Gov. Corbett's main focus is to ensure that students in the district have access to the best education possible," said Timothy Eller, a spokesman for the state Education Department.

Speaking Of...

Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure. More information on the overall governance changes can be found in the February 2013 issue of the PSBA Bulletin : [link] Electing PSBA Officers: 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online now PSBA Website Posted 8/5/2013 The 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates is being officially published to the members of the association.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 17, 2013: “Anyone want to see the “crisis in American education”? Come see how the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is denying a thorough and efficient education to the children of Pittsburgh.”

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More information on the overall governance changes can be found in the February 2013 issue of the PSBA Bulletin : [link] Electing PSBA Officers: 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online now PSBA Website Posted 8/5/2013 The 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates is being officially published to the members of the association. Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online at [link].

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 16, 2013: Since 1991-92 there has been no set formula for providing funds for PA schools. 65% of all funds now distributed in this school year are based on statistics from the 1989-90 school year.

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More information on the overall governance changes can be found in the February 2013 issue of the PSBA Bulletin : [link] Electing PSBA Officers: 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online now PSBA Website Posted 8/5/2013 The 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates is being officially published to the members of the association. Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online at [link].

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 14, 2013: It’s not just the Basic Education Subsidy. There was almost $227 million in the PA budget’s Charter Reimbursement line before it was zeroed out. Zero, zip, zilch….

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More information on the overall governance changes can be found in the February 2013 issue of the PSBA Bulletin : [link] Electing PSBA Officers: 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online now PSBA Website Posted 8/5/2013 The 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates is being officially published to the members of the association. Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online at [link].

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 10, 2013: Supt. Hite: “We cannot allow the city, the state, the School District, or anybody else to think that this is normal”

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More information on the overall governance changes can be found in the February 2013 issue of the PSBA Bulletin : [link] Electing PSBA Officers: 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online now PSBA Website Posted 8/5/2013 The 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates is being officially published to the members of the association. Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online at [link].

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 9, 2013: Yinzercation: How to Read the PSSA Report

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More information on the overall governance changes can be found in the February 2013 issue of the PSBA Bulletin : [link] Electing PSBA Officers: 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online now PSBA Website Posted 8/5/2013 The 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates is being officially published to the members of the association. Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online at [link].

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 8, 2013: Where’s the accountability for state and local elected officials responsible for providing a constitutionally mandated “thorough and efficient” education for 134,000 Philly students?

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More information on the overall governance changes can be found in the February 2013 issue of the PSBA Bulletin : [link] Electing PSBA Officers: 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online now PSBA Website Posted 8/5/2013 The 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates is being officially published to the members of the association. Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online at [link].

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 7, 2013: Feds want data protected in Trombetta cyber charter fraud case

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More information on the overall governance changes can be found in the February 2013 issue of the PSBA Bulletin : [link] Electing PSBA Officers: 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online now PSBA Website Posted 8/5/2013 The 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates is being officially published to the members of the association. Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online at [link].

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 6, 2013: Pennsylvania is a national poster child for why charter schools need better oversight

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More information on the overall governance changes can be found in the February 2013 issue of the PSBA Bulletin : [link] Electing PSBA Officers: 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online now PSBA Website Posted 8/5/2013 The 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates is being officially published to the members of the association. Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online at [link].

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 3, 2013: “Philadelphia, Mississippi: 1963 Black children not allowed in libraries -- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: 2013 No school libraries”

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More information on the overall governance changes can be found in the February 2013 issue of the PSBA Bulletin : [link] Electing PSBA Officers: 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online now PSBA Website Posted 8/5/2013 The 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates is being officially published to the members of the association. Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online at [link].

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 2, 2013: Trombetta & Assocs. $88K to make the world friendlier for cybercharters

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More information on the overall governance changes can be found in the February 2013 issue of the PSBA Bulletin : [link] Electing PSBA Officers: 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online now PSBA Website Posted 8/5/2013 The 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates is being officially published to the members of the association. Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online at [link].

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 13, 2013: Forbes: Charter School Gravy Train Runs Express To Fat City (using “other people’s money”)

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And just in case it encounters intelligent life out there, it is carrying a gold-plated, 1970s-era phonograph record with multicultural greetings from Earth, photos and songs, including Chuck Berry''s "Johnny B. Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online at [link]. Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 19, 2013: Ravitch and Rhee: Two Near-Opposite Views for Fixing Philadelphia Schools

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Click Here To View and Print the Conference Registration Brochure. More information on the overall governance changes can be found in the February 2013 issue of the PSBA Bulletin : [link] Electing PSBA Officers: 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates Details on each candidate, including bios, statements, photos and video are online now PSBA Website Posted 8/5/2013 The 2014 PSBA Slate of Candidates is being officially published to the members of the association.

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How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel, A Comprehensive Guide " Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

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There is a very thin division between this and a vendor pitch, so it’s best to remember that a panel is more like a white paper, not a brochure. Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang Home Popular Posts About Contact Subscribe via RSS Connect with Jeremiah: twitter friendfeed linkedin flickr technorati Connect with Jeremiah on twitter Ripple 6 says the timing of my report is off [link] Ive observed most vendors are optomistic, brands the opposite.

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