Two PowerPoint accessibility features plus one “off label” use

PowerPoint Tips

PowerPoint has features that work with screen readers and you can help to ensure that this experience is useful for people with visual disabilities. Here, I’ll discuss a couple of PowerPoint accessibility features and give you a link to more information.

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10 tips for modern design in 2017

PowerPoint Tips

He wanted the design to look modern. His designer told him that he should use thin fonts, meaning that the font stroke is thin. Even if you aren’t a designer, you can create better looking slides with a little attention. Use a flat design. Flat design is in.

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Easily create a menu slide with the Zoom feature

PowerPoint Tips

What is the Zoom feature? The Zoom feature is new for Office 365 and you’ll have it only if you have Office 365, which you pay for by subscription. It also isn’t related to the feature that allows you to zoom into part of a slide in Slide Show view. (I

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6 Design Ideas for a Killer Presentation

Presentation Guru

… Visuals Design Principles featured Powerpoint Alternative Presentation Design presentation technology Slide Design Visual Aids(This article contains affiliate links). At some point in our lives, we all have to make a speech or present something to an audience.

Tips on Designing and Delivering Engaging Presentations

Presentation Guru

… Message Performance Visuals Audience Connection Confidence featured Interaction Visual Aids

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9 tips to design presentations for webinars

PowerPoint Tips

I recently gave a presentation on this topic at the Presenters Network meeting in Manhattan and thought I’d share with you my points for designing presentations for webinars. By the word “design,” I mean both the visual design of the slides and the design of the content.

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16 Graphic Design Trends of 2019 To Use In Presentation Design

SlideModel

In that case, you should know the latest graphic design trends. Surely, following the hype may seem tiresome, but sticking with a standard PowerPoint presentation template will hardly impress the modern audiences, already spoiled by the good design looks everywhere around them.

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So You Want to be a Presentation Designer?

Presentation Guru

… Inspiration Role Models Entrepreneurs featured inspiration Leadership Presentation DesignWhat’s Your Goal?

Modern Presentation Design?

Executive Speech Coach

I was challenged to write about modern presentation design. The challenge was intended to focus on slide design. I normally associate modern with fashion – particularly for clothing, home design and automobiles. How might modern design apply to presentation? Could modern design be a valuable tool for presenters? The relevant question is, “Might modern design enhance the effectiveness of the presentation?” business presentations PowerPoint Slide design

Hide background graphics for design flexibility

PowerPoint Tips

Do you use this feature of PowerPoint? The post Hide background graphics for design flexibility appeared first on PowerPoint Tips Blog. I have a client whose organization requires a watermark logo on every slide. It’s awful and he knows it. So he cheats. (I’m

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How to Design Better Sales Funnels

SlideModel

The ultimate goal is to design a streamline process for moving the prospect towards buying the product. Design a Landing Page. Apart from pitching that main offer, strategize additional incentives that will strengthen your funnel design and prompt action.

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How to Design a Presentation that will Convince Investors

Presentation Guru

The internet is full of generic advice about presentation design, so I won’t repeat it all here.… … Build Real Impact Message Visuals Corporate Speaking featured Persuasion PitchingInvestors are a special type of audience.

2017 71

Talk benefits, not features

Speak Schmeak

Besides the fact that your presentation should always be informative, full of practical tools, and not a commercial, your audience really doesn't care about those things mentioned above, the features of your business.

2007 130

Interview with Shai Schwartz of VisualBee, automatic PowerPoint design software

PowerPoint Tips

Answer: VisualBee is a Free PowerPoint 2007/10 plug-in that automatically designs presentations. Once your presentation messages are ready in simple slides, just let VisualBee to do the rest of the work for you, selecting your favorite design from its gallery.

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If you are a presenter you MUST watch this company: Prezi (new features just released) — Scobleizer

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

It’s Prezi and here I interview CEO Peter Arvai about the new collaboration features they turned on last night and also see some of the ways you can use Prezi to make better presentations. I remember watching the guy who designed Bill Gates’ slides.

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Free Online Resources to Make Your Presentations More Visual

Presentation Guru

… Resources Visuals Design Principles featured Presentation Design Using Images Visual Aids Visual LanguageNo matter what the ultimate goal of your presentation is, you can’t achieve that goal if your presentation doesn’t effectively transfer information.

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4 Tips and 1 Tool That Will Help You Perfect Your Slide Design

Duarte Blog

A good presentation depends, at least partly, on good slide design. However, in this article, we focus on using layout and design to grab your audience’s attention and guide it through the information so your message is broadcast clearly. Design Slides that Communicate a Single Idea.

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5 Presentation Tasks You Really Should Outsource to the Experts

Presentation Guru

… Powerpoint Visuals featured Outsourcing PowerPoint Presentation Design Presentation Industry Slide Design Visual AidsDone right, a presentation can make or break a deal, your career or even your entire business.

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4 Tips and 1 Tool That Will Help You Perfect Your Slide Design

Duarte Blog

A good presentation depends, at least partly, on good slide design. However, in this article, we focus on using layout and design to grab your audience’s attention. Essential Tips for Designing Presentation Slides that Pass the Glance Test. Design Tips presentation design

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Slide Design: Try this ‘Simple’ Game…

More than PowerPoint...

I love working with talented professional designers. However, most of the time, I don’t have the luxury or budget to hire a design team to produce my slides. For many business presentations, slide design becomes a do-it-yourself effort. design PowerPoint Presentation

4 tips and 1 Tool That Will Help You Perfect Your Slide Design

Duarte Blog

A good presentation depends, at least partly, on good slide design. However, in this article, we focus on using layout and design to grab your audience’s attention and guide it through the information so your message is broadcast clearly. Design Slides that Communicate a Single Idea.

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Why Webinars are Great and How to Design Them Effectively

Presentation Guru

Ellen Finkelstein answers that question and shows how careful thought to their design is crucial to their success. … Technology Understand your Audience Audience Connection featured presentation technology Webinar

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Design for quick changes–because changes always happen

PowerPoint Tips

At Presentation Summit 2012, Nolan Haims , Director of Presentation at Edelman (a large PR firm) gave a session called “In the Trenches” about how to design presentations for quick changes and high-end results. Design natively in PowerPoint.

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What is Visual Tone in your Presentation?

Presentation Guru

This is an article for all of us who have no background or formal training in design, yet still find ourselves having to design a presentation whose message stands out from the crowd. … Design Principles Visuals featured Presentation Design Slide Design Slide Makeover Visual Aid

Why It Pays to Invest in a Professional Presentation

Presentation Guru

Why would you need to pay a professional presentation designer to create your next presentation? … Visuals Design Principles featured Presentation Design Slide Design Visual Aids

2018 69

5 Ways to Make Your Scientific Research Presentation Flow

Presentation Guru

… Build Real Impact Create Powerful Messaging Explaining Complex Subjects featured Making it Memorable Presentation Design Presentation Writing Scientific presentations

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How to… Use Visual Aids

Presentation Guru

Rather than just ‘lend me your ears’, you are asking the audience to lend them your eyes as well. … Visuals featured Presentation Design using props Visual AidsIn this episode of my “How to…” series I’m going to talk about using visual aids in your presentation.

Sacred Cow #4: Using {feature} Or {plugin} Will Make Me Look Savvy.

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

I truly believe that these features and tools, if used with restraint and the effectiveness of the message as the prime consideration, can be very powerful tools in our tool box. Tags: Presenting Slide Design Keynote PowerPoint sacred cow

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Every Feature in PowerPoint!

More than PowerPoint...

If I were to list every feature in PowerPoint, how many might there be? Counting the features in PowerPoint is like a "guess how many jelly beans are in the jar" contest. There is a dizzying display of different and colorful features.

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Design a first slide that stands out and matches your brand

PowerPoint Tips

I took the original image, removed the background using PowerPoint 2010′s Remove Background feature. ( It should also look more designed, which means it should have some color. I really like slides with a solid background, usually white or black. They’re neat and clean.

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Why Teaching PowerPoint Benefits Everyone

Presentation Guru

How about PowerPoint design? … Powerpoint Visuals Design Principles featured PowerPoint Presentation DesignIf you had to run an elementary school, what would you teach the children? Literacy? It sounds like an odd idea, but think about it.

2018 59

4 Tips and 1 Tool That Will Help You Perfect Your Slide Design

Duarte Blog

A good presentation depends, at least partly, on good slide design. However, in this article, we focus on using layout and design to grab your audience’s attention and guide it through the information so your message is broadcast clearly. Essential Tips for Designing Presentation Slides that Pass the Glance Test. Design Slides that Communicate a Single Idea. Design Slides Your Audience Cares About. Design Simple Slides with a Consistent Visual Style.

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5 Ways to Make your Presentation More Visual and Effective

Presentation Guru

Design Principles Powerpoint Visuals Bullet Points featured PowerPoint Presentation Design Slide Design Visual Aids

A Quick Guide to More Effective Animations

Presentation Guru

… Powerpoint Visuals featured PowerPoint Presentation DesignPowerPoint animation can be an unwieldy topic to cover, especially if you need to cover it quickly.

2019 67

Book Review – Visual Thinking by Emma Bannister

Presentation Guru

If you want to make better presentations, and I think most of us do, Visual Thinking is a presentation design book aimed at real people with a message to share. A resource for people who have presentations to create as part of their work or studies, and who aren’t professional designers.

How Room Design May Affect Your Presentation

Pro Humorist

What might be interesting is to see the affect that rooms with these particular features affects groups in break-out sessions. I’ve performed open air theatre a few times and unless the set is specifically designed for adequate acoustics , then you haven’t got a hope in hell of people hearing you. So next time you have to make a presentation or give a speech, take a moment to consider how the room design may affect those around you.

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How Room Design May Affect Your Presentation

Pro Humorist

What might be interesting is to see the affect that rooms with these particular features affects groups in break-out sessions. I’ve performed open air theatre a few times and unless the set is specifically designed for adequate acoustics , then you haven’t got a hope in hell of people hearing you. So next time you have to make a presentation or give a speech, take a moment to consider how the room design may affect those around you.

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How Room Design May Affect Your Presentation

Pro Humorist

What might be interesting is to see the affect that rooms with these particular features affects groups in break-out sessions. I’ve performed open air theatre a few times and unless the set is specifically designed for adequate acoustics , then you haven’t got a hope in hell of people hearing you. So next time you have to make a presentation or give a speech, take a moment to consider how the room design may affect those around you.

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Designing Presentations in the Cloud

More than PowerPoint...

Yes, you can design a PowerPoint presentation without using PowerPoint. With speedy internet access, you can design a presentation "in the cloud". What are Presentation Design Cloud Apps? At this stage, cloud presentation design apps are light on features.

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How to Open a Speech or Presentation

Matt Eventoff

The audience is seated. The lights dim and the room quiets. All eyes are on the dais. All too often, this is what is heard to open the speech or presentation: “Hi, thank you for having me. It is an honor to be here with you today.

6 Questions You Need to Ask When Editing Presentation Content

Presentation Guru

Keep asking yourself these questions in the design process, no matter what the delivery method, and your presentation won’t fail to hit the spot.… … Write Great Speeches Apps & Add-Ins featured Presentation Writing

2019 78

Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Just Cut and Paste

Presentation Guru

… Visuals Explaining Complex Subjects featured PowerPoint Presentation Design Scientific presentations Visual AidsIs it ever a good idea to copy/paste text and tables directly out of a publication?

2018 64

Five Things You Didn’t Know PowerPoint Could Do

Presentation Guru

… Powerpoint Visuals Apps & Add-Ins featured PowerPoint Presentation Design presentation technology Software Visual Aids

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