Publishing Tips for the Multimedia Age

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Greg will present Publishing Tips for the Multimedia Age, a look at how you can turn the material you produce for your agency into […]. On Wednesday, November 16, the National Association of Government Communicators hosts Greg Leatherman, managing editor of ECO magazine and former communicator for NASA, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the FBI.

Discover PowerPoint Mix for interactive online lessons

PowerPoint Tips

Multimedia: Music, sound & video Resources lessons Mix SCORM training PowerPoint Mix is a new PowerPoint add-on by Microsoft, now in beta (not finalized). What is PowerPoint Mix? PowerPoint Mix is a PowerPoint-based tool for creating interactive online lessons.

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Side-by-side speaker video and slide content for a live presentation feel

PowerPoint Tips

Multimedia: Music, sound & video live video and slides side-by-side videoStart by watching this short video. What do you think? https://s3.amazonaws.com/ellenfinkelstein.com/pptblog/powerpoint-tips-video-slide-content-side-by-side.mp4.

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Create a screenshot and screen recording in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Images Multimedia: Music, sound & video screen capture screen recording screenshotIf you create training presentations, especially technical ones, you often need to include screenshots (static images of the screen) and screen recordings (videos showing activity on the screen).

4 steps to create a video from PowerPoint slides

PowerPoint Tips

Animation & transitions Multimedia: Music, sound & video export video video YouTubeYou can create great videos using PowerPoint! A common reason to create videos is to post them on YouTube but you can post them on a website or on social media as well.

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Sync animation with a video or audio

PowerPoint Tips

Animation & transitions Multimedia: Music, sound & video animation audio sync synchronize triggers video Have you ever wanted to synch animation with a video or audio file so that the animation happens at a specified point?

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Invisibly control when a sound plays on a slide

PowerPoint Tips

Multimedia: Music, sound & videoHere’s the situation… You want to play a sound, let’s say a recording of a manager explaining a situation that needs to be rectified.

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Create an interactive menu in PowerPoint Office Mix

PowerPoint Tips

If you have not yet had a chance to play with Office Mix, the latest add-in for PowerPoint that allows you to create an interactive online multimedia presentation sharable and viewable on any device, you need to read Ellen’s Introduction to the add-in here. This post is by Heather Ackmann.

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My sound won’t play! Embed narration or music so you can send the PowerPoint presentation to others

PowerPoint Tips

Multimedia: Music, sound & video audio embed link music play soundA reader wants to send a PPS (a PowerPoint Show) file containing music via email but when he sends it, the viewer doesn’t hear the music. Know the difference between linked and embedded sounds.

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Public Speaking Presentations - Multimedia

Great Public Speaking

In the good old days (translates to last year), multimedia meant using several different media in the same presentation. Now the term multimedia carries a whole new meaning. In present day terms, multimedia means you are using a computer-controlled presentation that may include full color, sound, video, graphics, animation, and text. I attended a trade show not too long ago where a major vendor of multimedia software was doing a demonstration.

Easily sync lyrics with a music video in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Animation & transitions Multimedia: Music, sound & video sync lyrics with video sync text This is a guest blog post from Larry First. The bio he sent me: An “experienced” (newly retired) geek from Alabama.

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Hi-impact, lo-cost marketing with presentations

PowerPoint Tips

Tags: Content Multimedia: Music, sound & video authorstream marketing

How to create a self-running presentation

PowerPoint Tips

Content Delivery Hyperlinks Multimedia: Music, sound & videoWe usually think of PowerPoint as being used by a live presenter who stands in front of a live audience. But PowerPoint can be used in other ways: PowerPoint is often used an an elearning tool.

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Resource for free sounds and sound effects

PowerPoint Tips

Tags: Multimedia: Music, sound & video

Can you teach an online multimedia class?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

I’m a long-time member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, and I just learned about this job opportunity: “We’re looking for an experienced teacher to run an online multimedia class through ASJA. so that by the end, they will have a published multimedia piece. Please include a resume outlining your teaching/multimedia experience

How to Attract the Eyes in Your Multi-Media Presentation

Executive Speech Coach

multimedia visuals principles business presentations PowerPointTwo Key Principles of Eye Movement Let’s look at two important principles of presenting with a computer and screen.

Impressive PowerPoint Presentation for a change

Executive Speech Coach

sales presentation multimedia visuals presentation mistakes slide show business presentations presentation resource PowerPointEnjoy this PowerPoint presentation with lots of powerful visuals - along with tips of how to do it yourself.

Secrets for successfully narrating a presentation

PowerPoint Tips

Tags: Multimedia: Music, sound & video authorstream narration sound quality truncated narration

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How to turn any interview request into a multimedia opportunity -Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

They provided emailed questions in written form but we felt like this was an excellent opportunity to create interactive multimedia content so we recorded his answers. Tempo magazine recently requested an interview with media trainer and communications expert TJ Walker. If you ever find yourself in a similar situation you should take the extra 5 minutes to [.]. Analysis Video Media Training tempo magazine TJ Walker

Steve Jobs: "People who know what they’re talking about don’t need PowerPoint"

Presentation Zen

I stressed early on in the first version of Presentation Zen four years ago—and ad nauseam on this website long before that—that PowerPoint (and other forms of multimedia projected on a screen) are not appropriate for every kind of presentation, or even for most kinds of presentations.

Lucas, Scorsese: On the need for visual literacy

Presentation Zen

A professional or student in the 21st century needs to have a good degree of multimedia literacy. The term multimedia literacy and visual literacy encompass many things and borrow from many disciplines.

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Presentation on Blogging: Tri-Valley Consultants

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I discussed how new multimedia web-based technologies add exciting options [.]. I enjoyed presenting this morning to the breakfast meeting of the Tri-Valley Consultants Forum. There was a sold-out audience of 30 East Bay consultants in the room. My talk was titled BLOGGING TO SUCCESS: How blogs, podcasts, video,and twitter can promote your professional reputation. Uncategorized blogging Social Media tri-valley consultants

Happy New Year — 2014!

PowerPoint Tips

PowerPoint Tips Multimedia: Music, sound & video Happy New Year 2014 [link]. Did you find this post useful? Get my free ebook "From Death by PowerPoint to Life by PowerPoint." Click here to find out about training to bring your presentations to the next level! The post Happy New Year — 2014! appeared first on PowerPoint Tips Blog. Animation & transitions Misc.

Story structure, simplicity, & hacking away at the unessential

Presentation Zen

Multimedia—if you use it—comes last Multimedia is wonderful. but before they ever began to organize slides, and other multimedia, they first organized their ideas and their approach around a very basic structure.

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A remote control can set your presentations free!

Presentation Zen

You do not have to use multimedia in a live talk to be successful, but if you do choose to present with the amplifiying power of multimedia, then a small, remote control device is a necessity.

Kamishibai: Lessons in visual storytelling from Japan

Presentation Zen

Visual, simple, & clear Although Kamishibai is a form of visual storytelling that originated more than eighty years ago, with roots that go back centuries in Japan, the lessons from this craft can be applied to modern multimedia presentations.

What is your intention?

Presentation Zen

These cluttered and distracting multimedia creations, filled with the superfluous and the nonessential, incorporating seemingly every special effect, color, and font the software had to offer, end up assaulting the brains of anyone who dares to look in the general direction of the screen.

Sir Ken Robinson gives best talk yet at TED Talks Education

Presentation Zen

His first talk —presented sans multimedia in the true Sir Ken Robinson style — was made in 2006 and is the most viewed TED talk of all time. Creativity and education expert Sir Ken Robinson delivered two amazingly popular TED Talks prior to 2013.

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To live is to have a story to tell

Presentation Zen

We can apply the spirit of this to the world of multimedia presentations as well. “But how could you live and have no story to tell?” This quote from Fyodor Dostoevsky's White Nights (1848) was sent in by a reader today.

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In Love Poems and Presentations, Less is More

Duarte Blog

“It’s difficult for us to dispose of pieces that we worked so hard on, but the value of a bit’s worth—whether it’s in film or literature or multimedia presentations, or even writing software for that matter—should not be measured merely in terms of the labor we put into it.

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Find a Presentation Designer Here

Speaking about Presenting

Our presentations unfold across multiple channels, whether it’s a live keynote or breakout, video or multimedia content delivered on demand, or an immersive, user-navigated experience. Are you looking for a presentation designer?

A Conversation with Sanjay Nambiar

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

In addition to being a speechwriter and author, Sanjay also is the CEO of SDPH Media, the company behind the multimedia global brand platform for the Super Duper Princess Heroes. On Thursday May 5, members of the Silicon Valley Speechwriters Roundtable hosted a conference call with freelance speechwriter, author and publisher Sanjay Nambiar. Sanjay is a veteran speechwriter and award-winning children’s book author.

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Robert McKee: Persuasion through storytelling trumps statistics

Presentation Zen

The effective ones almost always incorporate elements of story and good storytelling , regardless of whether they use multimedia or not. "As a method of persuasion, I am not a big fan of PowerPoint presentations," says the legendary screenwriting guru Robert McKee.

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

Duarte Blog

When you strip multimedia messages of extraneous elements (like excess text, graphics, and animation) audiences learn from those messages more effectively. A good presentation depends, at least partly, on good slide design.

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4 finds to streamline your public speaking and presenting

The Eloquent Woman

That''s the case with this quartet of apps and devices, which combine multimedia features with easy-to-use efficiency. Presentations (most of the time) involve technology and tech headaches to match.

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Your Audience’s Audience

Duarte Blog

Will you support your presentation with multimedia or follow-up communications that extend the life of your message? In 2006, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer stood in front of an audience of software developers and thanked them for building applications that run on Windows.

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

Duarte Blog

When you strip multimedia messages of extraneous elements (like excess text, graphics, and animation) audiences learn from those messages more effectively. A good presentation depends, at least partly, on good slide design.

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What to do when you’re losing your audience

Speaking about Presenting

It looks desperate and research by Richard Mayer (the guru of multimedia learning) shows that it harms the ability of the audience to take in your core message. Your audience’s attention will fade over time unless you take specific steps to keep them engaged.

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Storytelling lessons from Bill Cosby

Presentation Zen

No multimedia at all, and yet his presentation is very visual — he is the visual. Following up on the last post below concerning good graduation speeches, here's one more from the great Bill Cosby.

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My First Year – From Intern to Duartian

Duarte Blog

Academy, Account, Content, Design, Events, Multimedia) work together to create a visual narrative for any speaking engagement. Presentation design? What does that even mean?