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
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.
Forbes Magazine Expert Columnist Features Content Marketing
Content Marketing Today
FEBRUARY 13, 2013
I believe it’s not difficult if you stick to several core principals and think of content marketing just as journalists have thought of news and features for 100s of years. The post Forbes Magazine Expert Columnist Features Content Marketing appeared first on Content Marketing Today.
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 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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?
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
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 !
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.
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
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?
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
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.
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.
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 Kick-start your Inner Creative
MARCH 15, 2017
… Inspiration Visuals Create Powerful Messaging featured inspiration Presentation Design Presentation Tips Role Models Visual LanguageBeing creative in your presentation isn’t beyond your reach.
How To Present PowerPoint on iPads and iPhones
DECEMBER 27, 2016
With the growing popularity of smartphones, it’s important for all presenters to know the advantages of using one for a presentation.
Talk benefits, not features
NOVEMBER 12, 2007
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.
The Best Way to Explain Complex Concepts – Part 1
JANUARY 24, 2017
… Understand your Audience Visuals Audience Connection complex subjects featured Presentation Mistakes Presentation Writing Visual LanguageAlbert Einstein once said, ‘If you can’t explain it to a six-year-old, you don’t understand it yourself.”
Slide:ology by Nancy Duarte: Create Moving and Amazing Presentations
JANUARY 3, 2017
… Book Reviews Role Models books featured Nancy Duarte PowerPoint Presentation Design PreziThis is Nancy Duarte’s magnum opus.
Featured on Speaking Pro Central
Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!
JUNE 4, 2009
Anyway, I was having a look on their site today, and I discovered that I am featured on their website. Just visit the site, and have a look at the featured links on the right. A new public speaking website has just been launched - Speaking Pro Central. They describe themselves as “a community that collects and organizes the best information on the web around the business of speaking..
Drudge Report - Pivots from Anti-Hillary to Featuring Trump in Mexico, Phoenix
Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter
AUGUST 31, 2016
The Drudge Report is no slouch when it comes to what to make The Main Feature. In the old days, the site used a flashing blue light. Now it piles on links about what's hot, creates a screaming headline or multiples of them, and inserts exactly the right photo.
NJ Tourism Should Feature Sandy Destruction
Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter
FEBRUARY 22, 2013
For this summer the agency has a lot more to feature than just a week by the Atlantic Ocean. On Odwyerpr.com , Greg Hazley reports that the New Jersey Division of Travel and Tourism released an RFP for an agency to promote the state.
Every Feature in PowerPoint!
More than PowerPoint...
OCTOBER 31, 2007
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.
Drudge Report Features Frantic Hillary Photos, News Trump's Ahead in Polls
Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter
OCTOBER 23, 2016
With 16 days to the election, conservative Drudge Report is back to its standard and proven tactics. They include unflattering photos of Hillary. Tonight there are multiple Frantic-Hillary Snapshots.
Open and Shut
Thoughts On Presenting And Design
DECEMBER 21, 2010