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 PowerPoint alternatives–Prezi

PowerPoint Tips

They provide 3 options: Free-Public , Enjoy and Pro. Review free PreziPrezi has created quite a buzz because it uses a completely new paradigm for presentations–a canvas rather than individual slides. It also has an innovative menu.

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Free PowerPoint alternatives–Google Docs

PowerPoint Tips

Google Docs is probably the most commonly-used free PowerPoint alternative. Resources free PowerPoint alternatives Google Docs

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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 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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Get free PDF copy of “The Accidental Writer: A Memoir”

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Discover how to receive a free PDF copy of this book at the end of the excerpt from: The Accidental Writer: A Memoir Didn’t know rules of grammar; became a writer Had a vasectomy; became a dad Liked cats; became … Continue reading →

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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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Bankruptcy: Growing in U.S., Stigma-Free

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  But the process isn't penalty-free. The game our parents who endured The Great Recession was supposed to teach us Baby Boomers was frugality. Of course, that didn't happen.

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The 8th annual Outstanding Presentations Workshop is free this year

PowerPoint Tips

The 8th annual Outstanding Presentations Workshop is free this year. Get my free video training, "13 techniques that will make designing your slides EASY." The post The 8th annual Outstanding Presentations Workshop is free this year appeared first on PowerPoint Tips Blog.

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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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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 Online Resources to Make Your Presentations More Visual

Presentation Guru

No matter what the ultimate goal of your presentation is, you can’t achieve that goal if your presentation doesn’t effectively transfer information. It may feel counterintuitive, but visuals are the best way to transfer information in a presentation. A picture is worth a thousand words, as they say.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Shame - Killed off by PR, Lawyers, Free Thinkers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Bit by bit the brilliant tactics of the public relations industry, the ability of lawyers to get miscreants off the hook, and free thinkers who don't give a damn about the public good have killed off shame.  The Puritans imported it into America. That was shame.

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Get your free writing book PDF

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

I am giving away free PDFs of my books on writing–business writing, promotional writing, writing articles, writing for the web, business of freelance writing. If the book doesn’t work for you, you are free to say so. I will email you the free PDF and you go from there.

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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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Get your free copy of Presenting for Humans before April 15

Speak Schmeak

The giveaway started today and 51 copies are already gone, so if you're a Goodreads member, get over there ASAP to reserve your free digital download. Goodreads Book Giveaway Presenting for Humans by Lisa Braithwaite Get your free copy of Presenting for Humans! Hey y'all! I'm giving away 100 digital copies of Presenting for Humans: Insights for Speakers on Ditching Perfection and Creating Connection !

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LinkedIn ProFinder - Sure, Go for Free 30-Day Trial

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Sure, we should take advantage of the 30-day free trial. But, during the two free trials I participated in there were no real plums. LinkedIn dominates job search. Increasingly, those looking to hire request the link to our LinkedIn Profile instead of a resume.

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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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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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Pastors to Taunt IRS Over Free Speech

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Free Speech irs Pastors tax exempt

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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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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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Free Business Vision Webinar on YouTube

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

This free 20-minute business vision webinar will show you how to create your Business Vision so you can start to market your business in a focused and effective manner. If you are a freelancer (writer or editor) or an independent practitioner, or if you are the owner of any type of small business, you should create a W5– who, what, where, when, why — business vision before you start to market your business.

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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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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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Utah Tourism Industry Could Receive Lots of Free Publicity

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of course, that means that UT's tourism will receive a ton of free publicity.  Terry Sanderson tells his story in the form of a lawsuit - which is the American way. He is in his 70s.

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Become an effective and efficient business writer, and get a free book

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Do you want to become a more effective and efficient business writer? If so, Harness the Business Writing Process is for you. The book is ideal for anyone who has to write email, letters, proposals, reports and web content. If you find … Continue reading →

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Halloween - Family-Free Holiday Generates $9 Billion in Spending

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

My hunch about why Halloween has evolved into  the  holiday to throw ourselves into is that it's family-free. Free consultation Celebrating Halloween has become a big-spending day. Think $9 billion.

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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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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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Amazing free webinar series! Outstanding Presentations Workshop

PowerPoint Tips

It’s 8 free webinars, starting on Wednesday, September 15th and going through Wednesday, November 10th. I’m excited to announce an unprecedented opportunity for you to hear top presentation experts present on what they know best: How to create outstanding presentations! Never before have so many famous presenters come together to speak to you, people who present day in and day out. It’s called “ Outstanding Presentations Workshop.&#

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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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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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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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