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Discover PowerPoint Mix for interactive online lessons

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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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Review of PowerPoint 2013–the beta of the next version of PowerPoint

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Everyone can now see what the next version of PowerPoint– Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 – will look like. There are lots of changes, but nothing big–at least not if you’re focusing only on PowerPoint itself. PowerPoint is burnt orange.

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Create a video zoom effect from photos in PowerPoint

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You can create this in MovieMaker or a similar low-end video editor but you can also do it in PowerPoint. When you use this animation to zoom in, PowerPoint actually makes the image small and then enlarges it up to full size, so “full size” needs to be larger than the slide.

Put a YouTube video in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

You can embed a YouTube video into a PowerPoint presentation. From the URL text box, copy the URL to the clipboard. In PowerPoint 2007, go to Developer tab> Controls group. If you don’t see the Developer tab, click the Office button> PowerPoint Options. In PowerPoint 2007, click OK.). Paste the YouTube URL that you copied. In the URL, delete the text watch? In the URL, replace the = (equal) sign with a / (forward slash).

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Join the Campaign Against Death by PowerPoint!

PowerPoint Tips

My new Campaign Against Death by PowerPoint aims to improve presentations skills and reduce the suffering of audiences. 4) If the presenter commits Death by PowerPoint, give the presenter the invitation. The white paper, “From Death by PowerPoint to Life by PowerPoint with the Tell ‘n’ Show SM Method,&# is a mini-course in itself. It includes responses from a survey I did, telling the sad and funny real-life stories of death by PowerPoint experiences.

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How to store your presentation in the cloud–for embedding, collaboration, or marketing

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Tip: To share a large file that’s too big to e-mail, upload it to SkyDrive, get the URL and e-mail it to the recipient. That person can then click the URL to download the file. Instead, I suggest that you create your file in PowerPoint and upload it.

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New Tools for Your Presentation Toolbox

Professionally Speaking...

You then provide the audience with a short URL that they type into their web browser or a QR code that can be scanned by smartphones. No more cobbling together PowerPoint shapes for your presentation or foregoing a chart or diagram because it's too difficult or time consuming to create.

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Sacred Cow #10: Web Site Addresses Are Helpful

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

PowerPoint’s been around longer than the World Wide Web easily by a country mile. When use of the Web became popular, URLs started invading slide decks. On the second slide, we have a list of URLs. Leave the URLs and links out of your slides.

Comparing webinar services-Google Hangouts on Air, GoToWebinar, and Zoom-and why I chose Zoom

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Zoom and GoToMeeting/Webinar both provide a URL that people use to log in. Zoom lets me do everything I did with G2W/M, including controlling the other person’s computer–great for the 1-on-1 PowerPoint training that I do. The post Comparing webinar services-Google Hangouts on Air, GoToWebinar, and Zoom-and why I chose Zoom appeared first on PowerPoint Tips Blog. More and more, presenters are presenting online, using webinar services.

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Why you need to get your presentations on the Internet–and how

PowerPoint Tips

If you need to send your slides, I recommend putting the text of your presentation in the Notes pane in PowerPoint and sending Notes pages or using the Send to Word feature, which can also include the notes.) You can then display them in a browser and give people the URL.

Share presentations online to create instant meetings

PowerPoint Tips

Often, you’ll want to show some PowerPoint slides during the meeting. Streaming: PowerPoint’s Broadcast feature fits into this category. You get a URL to give to attendees. You get a URL to give to meeting attendees and then start presenting.

Top Tech Tools to Build Audience Engagement

DeFinis Communications

While some people may think that having technology front and center during a presentation (aside from PowerPoint™) would be too distracting and hard to manage, there are technology tools that make engagement much easier.

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Top Tech Tools to Build Audience Engagement

DeFinis Communications

While some people may think that having technology front and center during a presentation (aside from PowerPoint™) would be too distracting and hard to manage, there are technology tools that make engagement much easier. Rather, the attendees use the browser on their smart phone or tablet, enter your unique URL, and then interact with you, sharing input (questions, comments, or ideas) and even voting on other audience members’ input.

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Funny PowerPoint video and my response

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

About every two weeks someone sends me a link to a video of Don McMillan on YouTube explaining what not to do when using PowerPoint. So let me add to what he has said and share a few tips to help you avoid being in a future video on PowerPoint mistakes.

Automatic hyperlinks on PowerPoint slides

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If you are going to use a web site URL on a PowerPoint slide, be careful of the automatic link feature. www.ThinkOutsideTheSlide.com ), PowerPoint recognizes that it is a web site and automatically turns the text into a hyperlink to that web site. What happens is that after you enter the web site name (ie. The problem is that by turning it into a hyperlink, it also affects how that text is displayed. The default for hyperlinks is usually dark blue text underlined.

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Web Ink Now: Top ten tips for incredibly successful public speaking

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You should know the presentation so well that you could do it without PowerPoint and without notes. Dont use PowerPoint as a TelePrompTer. PowerPoint is not a speakers crutch; it is a way to illustrate your spoken point. TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Top ten tips for incredibly successful public speaking : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Interview with Andy Zimmerman, VP for myBrainshark.com

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You can get started with as little as a PowerPoint deck, telephone and an Internet connection. Simply upload a pre-existing PowerPoint deck or other document, and follow the instructions to add your voice, using the phone or computer microphone.

New webinar coming up; previous one available as a recording

PowerPoint Tips

I’ve learned from some of the top designers in the country at the PowerPoint Live conference. Here’s the URL: [link]. Meanwhile the last webinar, “Presenting to Teach & Inform: PowerPoint for Education & Training,&# was a great success! The next webinar is Slide Design for Non-Designers. I love this topic, because it’s close to my heart—I’m definitely not a designer. Yet I can create stunning slides (or so people tell me).

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A great resource for presenters–Indezine.com

PowerPoint Tips

This site is run by a great friend of mine, Geetesh Bajaj, and includes a vast amount of information on PowerPoint, presentation tools, and more. Rather than type in the answers repeatedly, I set up Indezine.com and would type in the URL that contained the answer users were looking for.

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All new articles will only be on my website starting April 1, 2014

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If you subscribe to this blog via RSS, here is the new URL to subscribe to so you continue to get updated information on how to create effective PowerPoint presentations: [link] I do not plan to maintain this site in the future, so some of the links may end up being broken over time. As of April 1, 2014, all new articles and information will only be located on my website at www.ThinkOutsideTheSlide.com and items will not also be posted here.

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Seth's Blog: The two elements of a great presenter

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If youve read my eBook on Effective Presenting and PowerPoint Design, you would have read about how important it is to respect. Seths Blog Seth Godins riffs on marketing, respect, and the ways ideas spread.

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9 Tips for Enriching Your Presentations With Social Media

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You can also ‘program’ both PowerPoint and Keynote to publish tweets when you click onto a slide using clever add-ins like Slide Tweet for PowerPoint, and Keynote Tweet for Keynote. Check out the PowerPoint Twitter tools developed by Timo Elliot of SAPWeb2.0

9 Tips for Enriching Your Presentations With Social Media

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You can also ‘program’ both PowerPoint and Keynote to publish tweets when you click onto a slide using clever add-ins like Slide Tweet for PowerPoint, and Keynote Tweet for Keynote. Check out the PowerPoint Twitter tools developed by Timo Elliot of SAPWeb2.0

Public Speaker

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January 18, 2006 in Pitching, Presenting, and Speaking | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference How to Get a Standing Ovation : » Staande ovatie from Wij Blijven Hier! Despite all the fancy Powerpoint graphics, consultants and all the money spent, most presentations fall short of the mark. Despite all the fancy Powerpoint graphics, consultants and all the money spent, most presentations fall short of the mark.

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Joaquin Phoenix Shows Us How to Use Prop

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Saturday, January 16, 2010 Joaquin Phoenix Shows Us How to Use Prop Using a prop, if its done well, can be a powerful tool to make your message stick.

Presentation Tip: Repurpose your presentation as a web video

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Brainshark allows you to upload your PowerPoint presentation to their site. Save all of your slides as PNG images using the Save As function of PowerPoint. Only people who have the exact URL link can watch it. If you read the statistics about online video, you will see that online video is growing dramatically. And it is not just people watching funny cat videos.

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Creating tweetable presentations

The Eloquent Woman

If you want to get more “web mileage” our of your PowerPoint presentations, you’ve got to prepare a few key elements to assist your viewership in sharing your message. Just as hashtags help tweeters to find your comments and locate fellow presentation attendees, URL links help everyone to source you, your citations, reference materials, and other people who are noteworthy to your speaking topic.

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8 things I learnt about using twitter as a participation tool : Speaking about Presenting

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Home Presentation eBook Blog About Best Posts Content PowerPoint Nervousness Delivery Audience Contact Browse > Home / Audience / 8 things I learnt about using twitter as a participation tool 8 things I learnt about using twitter as a participation tool March 1, 2009 by Olivia Mitchell Welcome to this blog - my aim is to make a difference to the success of your presentations. link] 1 hr ago Little-used methods to make the delivery of your PowerPoint stand out from click, talk.

An Interview with the New Editor of Vital Speeches

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Is that recognition that speech giving is changing and technology like PowerPoint is more accepted now? So expect to see some YouTube URLs at the bottom of speeches we have video for. Vital Speeches of the Day has a new editor.

Everything I Know About Presentations, I Learned in Theatre School

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Tufte, of course, carries the battle standard in the war against PowerPoint , and if he goes further than I would, I would agree that by default, PowerPoint guides a user towards the least productive slide-show techniques. Post a comment or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.

Dear Speakers - James Duncan Davidson - James Duncan Davidson

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I cant tell you how many presentations, from small to large, Ive seen where the presenter basically created his speaking notes into Powerpoint slides. Kaya Singer Comment left on 03/28/09 Reply to this comment Leave a comment Name Email Address (never publicly displayed) URL (optional) Remember personal info?