Free PowerPoint alternatives – Canva

PowerPoint Tips

Signing up to the Canva is absolutely free and will take no more than 30 seconds. Some of them are free while the ones with Dollar sign ($) on them are paid templates. You can go ahead and start with the Free ones. This is a guest blog post by Kavita Paliwal.

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Free PowerPoint templates

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Here is a pretty cool website that I have been looking at: Slide Hunter , an online collection of free PowerPoint templates. I am not sure exactly how many there are, but at about 40 pages of 7 templates I estimate at least 280 or so templates (and they are all free).

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Free PowerPoint alternatives–

PowerPoint Tips

There are other free Office alternatives, such as LibreOffice (also open-source), but is the most widely known. Miscellaneous PowerPoint Tips Review free PowerPoint alternative OpenOffice

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Free Livestream: NSA Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I’ve just found out that parts of this years National Speakers Association (NSA) conference in San Diego are being livestreamed for free from Sunday June 29th at 5:00pm through Wednesday July 2nd 5:00pm.

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Free resources from Udemy

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

The folk at Udemy have put together good collection of youtube videos focusing on public speaking. The videos are short, and give good examples and advice on become a better speaker. Udemy also has a several online public speaking courses for sale. But like many learning sites you may have to look around to find the one that best suits you (hint: click on the courses and check out the table of contents).

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Free Speech

The Communication Blog

2.17.2010 Free Speech Student’s Facebook Tirade Against Teacher Is Protected Speech | Threat Level | Heres an interesting summary of cases involving students and teachers and free speech and would make for an interesting class discussion of what constitutes free speech and what are its limits. Categories: Facebook , free speech 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Loading.

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Pixar Studios Offers Free Storytelling Lessons Online

Presentation Zen

In cooperation with the Khan Academy , Pixar and Disney have been offering Pixar in a Box , an on-going series of behind-the-scenes lessons taught by Pixar's professionals (storytellers, animators, directors, artists, etc.).

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Free photo-editing tools

PowerPoint Tips

So here’s a list of free photo-editing tools. Picnik is typical of free online photo editors. Pixlr is a free online photo editor that is also a drawing tool. GIMP is free software that you install. Other free tools. Here are some other free tools.

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Never Ghost-Free, But.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Is it possible for adults determined to move forward with our little lives to become "ghost-free? Not likely. I've been wrestling with ghosts since the mid 1960s.

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Free teleseminar

PowerPoint Tips

I’ll be giving a free teleseminar on Tuesday, August 18th at 12N PT/1PM MT/2PM CT/3PM ET. I’ll be offering a free evaluation of a. I’m offering this free consulting as a way to let people know what I can do. Many people have free long-distance on their cell phones. The topic is: Top 10 Mistakes Professionals Make that Hurt Their Career!

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Outsmarting Your Comfort Zone - Free Book

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here it is, hot off the press  Download Over50OutsmartingYourComfortZone. Coaching, auditing, lecturing, and writing/ghostwriting thought leadership content on ageism.     For individual coaching – sliding scale fees. Complimentary initial consultation.

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Think free or die

The Presenter's Blog

The people of the state of New Hampshire live by the state motto “Live free or die” To be effective as presenters we guard and nurture that same freedom. Genuinely free thinkers are few and far between, and that makes them memorable. We walk amongst those thinkers whenever we cut free from the dogmas and orthodoxies that seek to hold us down. Because presenting is inventing, constantly check yourself for dogma.

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Free PowerPoint alternatives–Microsoft Office Web Apps

PowerPoint Tips

There are many free PowerPoint alternatives available either as a download or as a web-based service. You might not realize it, but there’s a free online PowerPoint app! And it’s all free!

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Free Speech - LOL

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Many murders are triggered, pun intended, by a too-free run of the mouth. And, no, I am not free to complain to my four-footed son that I deeply resent walking him when I am exhausted, it's freezing outside, and I'm on deadline. To me, free speech is like the Easter Bunny.

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Free PowerPoint tutorials

PowerPoint Tips

GCF Learn Free is a website that offers free tutorials, both in text and video format. Do you know of other free PowerPoint tutorials People often ask me where they can learn PowerPoint from scratch, and this is a good place to start for the basics. Go to the Computer Training page , choose PowerPoint, and choose the version you want. They have tutorials from 2000 through 2007 (PC only). If you try these, let me know what you think.

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Litigation Financing - Not Free Money

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So, it might appear to plaintiffs that this is "free money."" Litigation financing for individual plaintiffs is being positioned and packaged as a gift to the cash-strapped seeking justice.

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What Matters Now: free ebook

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Internet Guru Seth Godin has compiled and released a free ebook containing thoughts and ideas from some very big thinkers. Related posts: Free Ebook – Putting the POWER back into PowerPoint I have finally completed the initial version of my e-book, Make a name for yourself Here is a great little book that I discovered – In the Company of Leaders – free ebooks On the the keynote sessions at the recent Toastmasters Convention.

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The Best Websites to Download Free PowerPoint Templates

Presentation Guru

We’ve written before of the best places to download free PowerPoint templates but if you don’t find what you’re looking for there, there are plenty of other sites to browse.…

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Free shipping on CafePress

Speak Schmeak

CafePress is offering free shipping on orders of $75 or more - and they keep revising the date, so just go to the site and look for the promotion! (They keep changing the date, so I'm going to keep this live until the promotion runs out!)

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Phone-Free = The New Cool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's being phone-free. The phone-free meme could dominate 2016.   Silicon Valley player, Steve Hilton, is part of the new cool. That includes any kind of phone. He explains this state of being in The Guardian. Even a Baby Boomer like myself has felt the pull force.

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Religion and Free Speech

The Communication Blog

10.19.2009 Religion and Free Speech Heres an interesting opinion piece that addresses what are called "blasphemy laws"--laws restricting speech that might antagonize religious groups. Regardless of how you feel on this issue, its a perfect case for discussion in any communication course dealing with free speech. Categories: blasphemy laws , free speech , religion 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Loading.

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A Public Speaker’s Checklist – Free PDF File

Manner of Speaking

Last year I wrote a post about logistical items that speakers should remember for a speaking engagement. Reader response was so good that I created an addendum. To put these ideas into a more practical format for you, I have reworked the checklist into a single-page PDF file.

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The 10 Best Websites for Downloading Free Stock Photos

Presentation Guru

One of the best ways of making attention grabbing presentations is to use eye-catching visuals. The most convenient way to do that is to make use of readymade presentation templates and high-resolution images. However, many websites offering stock photos can cost a fortune.

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150+ Free PowerPoint Slides to Make Great Visually Appealing Presentations


As our content catalog has grown, we have started to publish free PowerPoint slides every new week. Our free slides have had a very good adoption and we could also notice the number of free downloads is increasing over time. Free Circular Concept Diagram Design.

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Promote your business for free

Speak Schmeak

Offering talks on your expertise to local organizations is a free and easy way to get the word out about your product or service. Seth Godin starts off his recent post " Do you have 16 boxes? " by saying, "Your career is not a boat. Neither is your business.

Free Press in America - Already In Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And, no, I never considered myself on the front lines of maintaining a free press in America. The war on a free press has already started. In 1964, the U.S. Supreme Court made a seminal ruling in "The New York Times v. Sullivan."

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Pastors to Taunt IRS Over Free Speech

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Free Speech irs Pastors tax exempt

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Last chance to sign up for free teleseminar!

Speak Schmeak

There's one more day to sign up for my free teleseminar, " 3 Surefire Ways to Glue Your Audience to Their Seats Without Krazy Glue, Hot Glue or Mod Podge! " * Do you always feel like you're not prepared enough when you speak? *

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Free PowerPoint backgrounds and how to make your own

PowerPoint Tips

For several years, I created backgrounds and offered them as free downloads. Also, I used to offer a free e-booklet, called “5 Easy Sure-Fire Backgrounds.&# You can now sign up to get that free e-booklet on the same page–and subscribe to my PowerPoint Tips Newsletter. (If

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New free downloads

Speak Schmeak

I've added two new downloads to my resource page , both based on blog posts that I decided to turn into handouts. One is on microphone handling , and the other is on practicing public speaking at work. Check 'em out here !

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Drudge Report Blows Out Charlottesville - But, Thoughts Are Free

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The elephant in the room on this one is that thoughts are free.   Charlottesville may be sending the message that thoughts aren't free. The Drudge Report has given much of its prime real estate space over to covering the Charlottesville violence.

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Free video training: How to Turn Your Organization’s Leaders into Powerful Presenters

PowerPoint Tips

I recently did the second of two free webinars for the good folks at Training Magazine Network. The recording is now available…and still free, of course! The topic is a timely one: How to Turn Your Organization’s Leaders Into Powerful Presenters.

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A Message from Zimbabwe – Sometimes Speech is Not Free

Matt Eventoff

Welcome to Zimbabwe and the Mugabe regime; the land of free elections that have resulted in all of the above. On November 2nd, in between getting off the train and going to the gym, I pulled up to my polling location, ran in, voted, and ran back to the car. .

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Write Your Book in 90 Days – Free Training Event

Succeed Speaking

I was just notified of a free webinar (or teleseminar, if you choose) being hosted by Steve Harrison, publicity guru (clients include Jack Canfield, Robert Kiyosaki and others) and publisher of Radio-TV Interview Report. Is it taking you longer to write your book than you ever expected? Maybe a lot longer?).

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Guidelines for Presentation Success - Free eBook

Executive Speech Coach

Get your free copy of the eBook How to Turn Presentation Disasters into Presentation Success. free presentation tips presentation success confidence prepare ebook presentation resource presentation tips

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Free Agent Economy: Christmas

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

By the year 2020, there will be about 70 million free agents in the U.S. Since 1987, I have been out here primarily as a free agent.  In the world of being a free agent the holiday season, as are all holidays, is the worst of times. 

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Employees - Do They Have Right to Free Speech Beyond Workplace?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In The Washington Post , Fredrik deBoer presents a thoughtful discussion of a complex issue: When off-the-job, do employees have a right to free speech?

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Send me your video and get free public speaking feedback

The Speaker Point

April 12, 2011 Posts Comments The Speaker Point Helping you master public speaking and communication skills Home Delivery Speech Analysis Making Money Preparation Reviews About Send me your video and get free public speaking feedback March 18, 2011 By Alex Cequea View Comments I’ve been thinking long and hard about how to provide the best value for readers of this site. It’s like a free virtual Toastmasters club that anyone can join at anytime.

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5 Reasons Every Speaker Should Write a Book (and a FREE Guide to Write Yours in 90 Days)

Succeed Speaking

[NOTE: This post contains affiliate links to free resources, which means I may be paid a commission if you choose to purchase any products for sale on the external sites. Free Publicity.

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Cupid’s Arrow Valentine Giveaway: Free Voice Coaching Session

Kate's Voice

It’s time to say what you’ve wanted to say for a very long time. You have arranged for a romantic dinner, candlelight, soft music, flowers, and all the other trappings of the perfect Cupid storm on Valentine’s Day. I’m sure the little cherub is with you, but you may still be nervous to say what [.]. communication vocal power voice lessons postaweek2011 vocal health vocal image

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