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2 reasons and 5 easy steps to convert a PowerPoint presentation to EXE

PowerPoint Tips

A PowerPoint PPTX file is what you use most of the time for your presentations. Compatibility issues: Your viewers might not have PowerPoint! The recipients of your EXE presentation will be able to view it with or without PowerPoint installed on their computer.

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What about PowerPoint 2016 (Windows)?

PowerPoint Tips

It’s time for me to talk about PowerPoint 2016, since it’s been out for a few weeks now. Here you see the others: Dark Gray and White (which looks like PowerPoint 2013). . Tell PowerPoint what you want to do to access the right command.

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Five Things You Didn’t Know PowerPoint Could Do

Presentation Guru

PowerPoint has come a long way since the days of bullets and text, but how many people actually realise just how much is possible with this most widely used presentation software?

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Look Effortlessly Expert as you Present with PowerPoint

Presentation Guru

In most cases, controlling the technology is the bit that even the most experienced presenters get wrong. … Powerpoint Tips & Techniques featured PowerPoint Practice preparation Presentation Tips Visual Aids

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5 Presentation Design Hacks

Manner of Speaking

Adam Noar, founder of the firm Presentation Panda, recently sent me the infographic below. It offers five simple, but effective, design hacks that you can use to improve the quality of your slide presentations. I have been using the first two hacks—Unsplash … Continue reading → Design Font Squirrel PowerPoint Presentation Panda public speaking Slide Presentation

Why My Clients Will Pay $2000/hour for PowerPoint

Presentation Guru

For many in the presentation industry, deciding on an appropriate hourly rate to charge clients can be frustrating. How to determine how much your time is worth as a business can be incredibly difficult.

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How to make a good PowerPoint presentation

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

Why do you think so many people still ask me to tell them how to make a good PowerPoint presentation? Surely by now everyone would have worked out that the typical corporate PowerPoint Presentations don’t work!

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Integrating Live Power BI Dashboards into PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

At SlideModel.com we create professional PowerPoint Templates to help our subscribers save time creating professional presentation decks. An important segment of our customers is interested in presenting business data and require professional visualizations for this task.

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A Fast, Easy Way to Add Images to Your Presentation

Presentation Guru

Subscribing to pricey image libraries is probably not something the everyday presenter would consider.

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Work faster in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

When I work with clients in 1-on-1 coaching , I use webinar software so we can work together on a presentation. Because I work in PowerPoint so much, I use the fastest way possible — at least as far as I know. So, here are my best tips for working faster in PowerPoint.

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PowerPoint Surgery: Tips to create presentation slides that make your message stick, not suck -- Guest post by Lee Jackson

Speak Schmeak

There are 300 million PowerPoint users in the world and it''s estimated that there are a million presentations happening right now. If you''re going to produce a presentation slide deck, then do just that - don''t be tempted to make it into a handout with a slightly larger font.

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2 PowerPoint 2013 secrets

PowerPoint Tips

I just gave a webinar on upgrading to PowerPoint 2013, explaining all the new features and how to use them. In PowerPoint 2010 and earlier, when you chose Insert > Clip Art, you could specify that you wanted only photographs. Do you have any secret PowerPoint 2013 tips?

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5 Presentation Design Hacks

Manner of Speaking

Adam Noar, founder of the firm Presentation Panda, recently sent me the infographic below. It offers five simple, but effective, design hacks that you can use to improve the quality of your slide presentations. I have been using the first two hacks—Unsplash … Continue reading → Design Font Squirrel PowerPoint Presentation Panda public speaking Slide Presentation

150+ Free PowerPoint Slides to Make Great Visually Appealing Presentations

SlideModel

As our content catalog has grown, we have started to publish free PowerPoint slides every new week. Reusing our 100% editable PowerPoint diagrams and slides can help to save many hours of work per week while you can produce visually appealing presentations.

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The 3 Legs of the Better Presentation Stool

Presentation Guru

Do your company presentations hit the spot each and every time? … Design Principles Powerpoint featured Must-Reads for every presentation professional PowerPoint Sales Presentations Visual Aids Visual Language

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Superior Presentations 75: The Most Striking PowerPoint Slide to Include in Every PowerPoint Presentation

Executive Speech Coach

If you use PowerPoint slides to accompany your presentation, you might like this powerful technique to distinguish your talk from the ocean of PowerPoint presentations. This is such a simple technique that many presenters overlook it. This is a PowerPoint shortcut.

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Timesaving PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts using Shift and Ctrl

PowerPoint Tips

Like all software, PowerPoint has keyboard shortcuts — in fact a lot more than I will cover here. The Shift and Ctrl keys are especially useful in PowerPoint, so here are my favorite PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts.

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Discover PowerPoint Mix for interactive online lessons

PowerPoint Tips

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. Now you’ll be out of PowerPoint.

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5 Ways to Make your Presentation More Visual and Effective

Presentation Guru

Visualizing slides (just a fancy word for transforming slides full of text into more visual slides) is a big part of my job, but you don’t need to be a PowerPoint expert to apply some basic visualization techniques to your presentations.

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PowerPoint on an Android phone

PowerPoint Tips

Microsoft recently made PowerPoint (and Word and Excel) available as an Android phone app. PowerPoint on an Android phone–is that crazy or great? You don’t HAVE to log in, but if you do, it will remember things like recent presentations.

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Working with multi-speaker presentations

PowerPoint Tips

I just finished work for a client on a multi-presenter presentation. It was a presentation that will be given to nurses at a nursing school and I thought I’d share my experiences with you. The organizer warned me, “Ellen, the presentations look like a ransom note!”

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The Sales Presentation Paradox

Presentation Guru

For many businesses, the task of creating visual presentations can be seen as a chore – despite their importance. Far too often a weak set of slides is thrown together with little preparation which leads to disaster.

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Need a Remote for Your Next PowerPoint Presentation? There’s an App for That

DeFinis Communications

I work with many people who give PowerPoint presentations. And no matter how experienced they are, invariably a few of them forget to bring (or don’t own) a remote control for advancing their PowerPoint slides.

Hilarious PowerPoint Wisdom

Manner of Speaking

But before watching it, stop for a moment and try to recall all the horrible PowerPoint presentations which you have had to endure. Not only is the routine very funny, it is chock full of solid advice that you should take into account when preparing your next slide presentation. The more slides you have the less useful your presentation will be. And remember, you can always give them all the data in a handout after your presentation.

Yes, you can present without PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Here’s an excellent example of a talk without PowerPoint, from the TED.com series. Tags: Delivery Resource flip chart PowerPoint TED This is Simon Sinek speaking on “How great leaders inspire action.&# He uses a flip chart and draws on it as he talks.

Turn a presentation into a report or e-book

PowerPoint Tips

You might find it valuable to create a report or e-book from a presentation. My e-book Slide Design for Non-Designers was originally an online presentation, but I’ve sold many more copies as an e-book. But how do you turn a presentation into a report or e-book?

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Video tutorial: Create a theme in PowerPoint from scratch

PowerPoint Tips

In my clients’ presentations that we make over (usually together), I see a lot of themes and slide masters that aren’t well prepared — sometimes not prepared at all. PowerPoint crashed during the session, but I was able to successfully complete the tutorial.

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Using PowerPoint with a touch screen — on a tablet

PowerPoint Tips

I’ve been spending time working in PowerPoint on the Surface. This was my first experience using PowerPoint on a touch screen and it took a little getting used to. Have you used a touch interface with PowerPoint? PowerPoint Tips Review Surface tablet touch

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Prezi in PowerPoint? It’s called pptPlex!

PowerPoint Tips

It’s more structured, but still lets you give an overview of the entire presentation and then zoom into specific slides. ( I tested pptPlex in PowerPoint 2013. But when I opened PowerPoint 2007 and 2010, I saw that pptPlex was there, too! Create a presentation for pptPlex.

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Free PowerPoint alternatives–Google Docs

PowerPoint Tips

Google Docs is probably the most commonly-used free PowerPoint alternative. For sharing word-processing, spreadsheet, and presentation documents, Google Docs has become the standard and the features are good enough that you can even create the document online.

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How To Create a Long Shadow effect for PowerPoint Icons

SlideModel

Presenters, Marketers, Bloggers and Content writers are creating visually appealing content decorated with modern shapes based under this principles to engage their audience. In this posts we will describe a step by step tutorial on How-To create long shadow effects for PowerPoint Icons.

How to create a poster in PowerPoint 2007 & PowerPoint 2010

PowerPoint Tips

Many people use Microsoft Word for this purpose, but PowerPoint offers more graphic features and greater flexibility in placing your text and images. Let’s create a couple of posters in PowerPoint 2007 or 2010. Press Ctrl + D again and PowerPoint remembers your spacing!

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Create a screenshot and screen recording in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

If 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). In PowerPoint 2010 and later, you can take screenshots from within PowerPoint.

Create training courses with screenshots within PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Often, these screenshots end up in PowerPoint, which is used as the basis for an online course or self-running presentations. In PowerPoint 2010, you can create these screenshots within PowerPoint.

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PowerPoint Does Not Equal Presentation

Executive Speech Coach

You Don’t have a Presentation? I told him that I would not use PowerPoint for my presentation. His incredulous response was, “You don’t have a presentation?” His response illustrates that many people equate presentation with PowerPoint.

Handouts for data-heavy presentations

PowerPoint Tips

Not all presentations can be full of photos. Sometimes, you need to present data — lots of it. While I do think that presenters sometimes dump more than necessary on their audience, consider this scenario. But he/she wants you to present it.

Free PowerPoint alternatives–Microsoft Office Web Apps

PowerPoint Tips

PowerPoint is the standard for slide show software, but what if you can’t afford it? There are many free PowerPoint alternatives available either as a download or as a web-based service. PowerPoint Online (part of Microsoft Office Web Apps). Step 2: Open PowerPoint.

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Presentation design trends

PowerPoint Tips

Mike is an internationally recognized visual communication and presentation expert, trainer, and award-winning author. Over the last 22 years, he created thousands of presentations that results in improved success rates for his clients. Use infographics sparingly in your presentations.

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10 tips for improving your presentations & speeches

Presentation Zen

In September of this year, I was asked back to the TEDxKyoto stage to give a few words regarding tips from storytelling as they relate to modern presentations. The title of the talk is "10 Ways to Make Better Presentations: Lessons from Storytellers."

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Save PowerPoint customizations for the Quick Access Toolbar and ribbon

PowerPoint Tips

I explain how to customize the Quick Access Toolbar in “Work Faster in PowerPoint.” ” And I explain how to customize the ribbon in “Customize the PowerPoint interface.” Do you do PowerPoint training like I do?

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