Photo-editing features in PowerPoint 2010
SEPTEMBER 19, 2012
PowerPoint 2010 added some new photo editing features that let you do a lot of your work right inside PowerPoint. In this video, I discuss 3 features on the Picture Tools Format tab: Corrections. Watch this video to see how you can use these new features for your photos. Color. Artistic Effects. Ellen Finkelstein can train you or your team to create high-impact, engaging, professional presentations for training, sales, business, or education.
Sandra Zimmer featured in Houston Chronicle Article on Public Speaking as a Career Tool
MARCH 22, 2014
” This article written by Emilia Benton, a copy editor from the Special Publications of Houston Chronicle Media Group, features some of my ideas about the value of public speaking skills for career development. Today, Sunday, March 23, 2014, The Houston Chronicle Jobs Section is printing an article entitled “Public Speaking an Important Career Tool.”
Featured Speaker: Jeff Zelaya
The Speaker Point
JUNE 10, 2011
Jeff is business development specialist who runs online marketing workshops for businesses and college students. He is the Founder of Florida Public Speaking and runs the site bestpublicspeaker.com. I asked him about how he started and how he handles the challenges of public speaking. Who are you? Jeff Zelaya What do you do? I’m a
If you are a presenter you MUST watch this company: Prezi (new features just released) — Scobleizer
Thoughts On Presenting And Design
DECEMBER 11, 2010
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.
How to Design a Presentation that will Convince Investors
MAY 11, 2017
… Build Real Impact Message Visuals Corporate Speaking featured Persuasion PitchingInvestors are a special type of audience. I have been creating investor presentations for my clients for the last decade, and would like to share with you some of the things I have learned along the way.
Data Needs Context
MARCH 14, 2017
… Message Storytelling Building Arguments complex subjects Data visualisation featured Pitching Presenting DataIs your presentation data meaningful? It’s all about context. Numbers are meaningless on their own. Jude Barak shows us how to share our data in the most effective way.
Five Things You Didn’t Know PowerPoint Could Do
MARCH 30, 2017
… Powerpoint Visuals Apps & Add-Ins featured PowerPoint Presentation Design presentation technology Software Visual Aids
Introducing the 2017 Presentation Guru Conference
APRIL 10, 2017
… Presentation Guru Conference Conference featuredBring an idea and leave with a world-class Pitch. We set up Presentation Guru (the “Guru”) to help people share their expertise, skills and knowledge with the world. The Guru is all of the people who make up our amazing community.…
5 Ways to Make your Presentation More Visual and Effective
APRIL 6, 2017
… Design Principles Powerpoint Visuals Bullet Points featured PowerPoint Presentation Design Slide Design Visual Aids
The Best Websites for Google Slides, Prezi and PowerPoint Templates
MARCH 23, 2017
… Resources Templates featured PowerPoint Presentation Design Prezi Templates Visual AidsWe have compiled a list of template providers for Google Slides, Prezi and PowerPoint, including some which offer templates that are compatible with more than one platform.
The Best Ways Online To Create An Animated Presentation
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
… Software Technology Animation Apps & Add-Ins featured presentation technology VideoA lot of people rely on static slide decks created using conventional presentation apps like PowerPoint or Keynote. It seems that the use of animations is still perhaps overrated.
What can Business Presenters Learn from the Best Street Entertainers in the World?
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
… Performance Understand your Audience Audience Connection featured inspiration Interaction Making it Memorable Practice Role Models street entertainersThere’s a 36 year old guy, married with a mortgage and 3 kids. He stands on a cobbled street in London, asking tourists for money.
Spice Up Your Speeches with these 3 Rhetorical Devices
MARCH 9, 2017
… Build Real Impact Write Great Speeches featured Making it Memorable Presentation Writing Public Speaking Rhetoric Speech WritingMany of the greatest speeches in history have influenced their audience on an almost subliminal level.
The 3 Legs of the Better Presentation Stool
MARCH 28, 2017
… Design Principles Powerpoint featured Must-Reads for every presentation professional PowerPoint Sales Presentations Visual Aids Visual LanguageDo your company presentations hit the spot each and every time? Be honest.
16 Ways to Make Your Case at Meetings
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
Here, Sims has written 16 key points to make sure that you’re always ready to represent your idea as efficiently and persuasively as possible. … Logic and Argumentation Psychology Building Arguments featured Persuasion preparation
From Bullet Points to Visual Presentation – and Why It Matters
DECEMBER 22, 2016
In this article, Robert Lane shares his helpful and relevant advice on how our brains behave when faced with text over visuals. … Powerpoint Visuals Design Principles featured Making it Memorable Stock Images Visual Language
5 Really Simple and Cheap Ways To Improve Your Presentation Skills
MARCH 2, 2017
… Build Your Skills Performance Confidence credibility featured Practice preparationPresenting better than the norm gives you a clear competitive advantage in your field. If you present slightly better than the norm in your industry, firm or profession, you’ll tend to stand out.
10 Essential Items For The Presenter On the Go
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
… Hardware Technology featured preparation presentation technologyIf you are a professional presenter, motivational speaker or someone who has to give presentations frequently, you might want to use your own presentation kit.
The best and longest list of new PowerPoint 2010 features
APRIL 18, 2010
My friend, Echo Swinford, who’s a PowerPoint MVP (Most Valuable Professional) has written up a great list of the new features of PowerPoint 2010. Before making a decision about whether or not to upgrade, read the list !
The Science of Calming Down an Anxious Presenter
MAY 3, 2017
… Build Your Skills Feedback Anxiety Confidence Fear featured NervesIt was Jerry Seinfeld who pointed out that people’s fear of public speaking was such that if you go to a funeral, you’re better off in the casket than doing the eulogy!
The Sales Presentation Paradox
DECEMBER 20, 2016
In this article, Simon explains this as The Sales Presentation Paradox, and gives some pertinent advice to make sure your next sales presentation accomplishes exactly what you want it to. … Message Performance Corporate Speaking featured Pitching PowerPoint preparation Sales Presentations
It’s Got to Be Perfect – or Does It?
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
… Performance Psychology Being Authentic Confidence featured learning Seeking PerfectionThe use of the word ‘perfect’ in regards to public speaking is a quick way to halt improvement.
What We Can Learn from the Products that Made History
JANUARY 12, 2017
… Build Real Impact Great Speeches Message Audience Connection Corporate Speaking Create Powerful Messaging Events featured Making it Memorable Role ModelsWhat can we learn from great speakers who have had to pitch to the entire world?
BBP Featured in Fox News
Beyond Bullet Points
AUGUST 2, 2011
For Cliff’s 5 Essentials for Effective Presentations, check out this Fox News iMag article: [link]. BBP news PowerPoint presentations
Public Relations Pros - Clients Still Want To Be Featured In Top Establishment Media
Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter
DECEMBER 11, 2015
To social-media experts, this seems counterintuitive. A poll on PR Week indicates that clients prefer to be covered in top establishment media such as The New York Times or The Wall Street Journal.
Look Effortlessly Expert as you Present with PowerPoint
APRIL 27, 2017
… Powerpoint Tips & Techniques featured PowerPoint Practice preparation Presentation Tips Visual AidsMost speakers want to look effortlessly in control when they speak: in control of their subject, their nerves and their technology.
How to Engage the Audience When Your Data is the Story
JANUARY 19, 2017
It can be challenging keeping an audience focused during a normal presentation, but graphs and pie charts can make it even more difficult to keep their attention. … Storytelling Visuals Corporate Speaking Create Powerful Messaging featured Persuasion Presentation Writing Visual Aids
From Bullet Points to Visual Presentation – Finding the Right Images
JANUARY 17, 2017
In this article, Robert shares his ideas on how to represent messages visually and how indirect representation can sometimes work instead. … Powerpoint Visuals Design Principles featured Making it Memorable PowerPoint Visual Language
How to Close a Sale
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
… Build Your Skills Understand your Audience Being Authentic credibility featured Persuasion SellingWhat are the communications secrets of a sale? How can you size up a potential customer, develop a fast and durable relationship, and close the sale?
The Purpose of the Pitch
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
… Build Real Impact Pitches Understand your Audience credibility featured Interaction Persuasion Pitching Sales PresentationsAt the end of a pitch, your audience shouldn’t be the only ones asking questions.
PowerPoint 2007 tutorials help you make the most of the features
AUGUST 22, 2010
Danny Rocks offers a 2-CD set called, “ 50 Best PowerPoint 2007 Tips, Tricks & Techniques. If you know something about PowerPoint but want to make better use of the features, I recommend this series. Each lesson is a professionally-produced video in which Danny verbally explains the feature while showing you how to use it.
The Best Way to Explain Complex Concepts – Part 2
JANUARY 31, 2017
… Build Real Impact Build Your Skills Message complex subjects Create Powerful Messaging featured Must-Reads for every presentation professional
Resonate Is Hot Off the iBook Presses!
APRIL 19, 2012
The iBook is packed with goodies , but we walk through our favorite features here : To buy the new iPad edition of Resonate, visit: [link]. Resonate has made the leap from book to iBook ! A significantly enhanced version of the best-selling business book is currently on an iBookshelf near you.
The Fear of Public Speaking: 25 Tips to Calm Your Nerves
JUNE 12, 2012
Fear of Public Speaking Uncategorized cnbc fear of public speaking featured fight or flight fear of public speaking glossophobia matt eventoff presentation anxiety presentation skills public speaking fear the fear of public speaking Prepare: The more you prepare and the better handle you have on the material you are presenting, the better it will go. Practice: Once you have prepared, you MUST practice, early and often.
How to Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences
JANUARY 26, 2017
… Book Reviews Inspiration books featured Nancy Duarte PowerPoint Presentation Design PreziIt has been said that there are no new stories; there are only new ways of telling the old stories. The same holds true for public speaking and presentation skills.
Chapter 17: Soft and Feature Article Leads – from “Everything You Wanted to Know about Freelance Writing”
Six-Figure Freelancer Blog
JANUARY 15, 2011
Chapter 17: Soft and Feature Article Leads - As you have gathered by now, rather than using the W5 to deliver the news, soft leads capture the attention of readers by using a story-related anecdote, painting a picture of a person, place or thing, or posing a question.
How to Turn Your PowerPoint into a Video
MAY 2, 2017
… Powerpoint Technology Apps & Add-Ins featured PowerPoint presentation technology Software VideoPowerPoint versions released over the past decade come equipped with the option to turn your PowerPoint slides into a video.
PowerPoint 2013: New and (Mostly) Improved
NOVEMBER 16, 2012
Probably the most exciting new feature is the ability to share a presentation online without the end user having to sign up or log in – they simply click on a link. Functionally, a couple of new features have been added that we think our customers will love.
10 Essential Steps to a Beautiful Eulogy for a Loved One
MAY 23, 2017
… Authenticity Templates Write Great Speeches Eulogy featured Funeral Special Occasion speeches
How to Elevate your Pitch or Presentation? Ascend to the Cloud!
MAY 18, 2017
… Software Technology featured Google Slides PowerPoint Powerpoint Alternative presentation technology Prezi Web-based applicationsIt seems that everything is going up ‘into the Cloud’ these days, even PowerPoint.