Free PowerPoint templates

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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). Note that while you don’t have to register (it is optional and free), if you have not registered he askes you to post a tweet or Facebook update to download the templates. PowerPoint free template

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Corporate Templates for Slide Presentations

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Many companies unwittingly hinder the effectiveness of their employees’ presentations because of policies that mandate the use of corporate templates on every PowerPoint or Keynote slide. Without question, a well-designed template can make a slide presentation look professional and polished. They must use the company template. Seek permission to abandon the template for charts and graphs.

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The Only PowerPoint Templates You’ll Ever Need

Presentation Guru

… Powerpoint Templates featured PowerPoint Powerpoint TemplatesThere are three fundamental skills for the modern-day presenter. If you want to be better than most presenters out there, you have to be be able to: Create a strong story – we believe that every presentation is a story waiting to be told, and that understanding the power of the three-act story is the key to getting audiences engaged, inspired and on board with your ideas.

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Using a slide layout template for infinite variations

PowerPoint Tips

How to reuse a slide layout template. The post Using a slide layout template for infinite variations appeared first on PowerPoint Tips Blog. Slide layout change picture layout template slide layoutOnce you create a great slide layout for a presentation, you can use that slide over and over by changing the text and the image. This technique will save you an amazing amount of time and make your workflow easier. For example, this slide is simple but useful for many situations.

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3 Signs Your PowerPoint Template Is Broken and Why

Presentation Guru

The chances are very high that the corporate template you’ve been forced to use all this time is designed to fail. Now you might be wondering, “My company spent a lot of money hiring professionals to produce our template. The problem is twofold: 1) Your company didn’t spend the proper time thinking through the purpose of the template. A properly designed template is the product of considerable thought and planning.…

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Corporate Templates Can Undermine a Slide Presentation

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Many companies unwittingly hinder the effectiveness of their employees’ presentations because of policies that mandate the use of corporate templates on every PowerPoint or Keynote slide. Without question, a well-designed template can make a slide presentation look professional and polished. They must use the company template. Seek permission to abandon the template for charts and graphs.

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Create a better PowerPoint template

PowerPoint Tips

PowerPoint’s default blank template is annoying! And with more and more people using white backgrounds, you’re probably using the blank template more often. Here’s what to do to make a better template. Here are the steps: Open a new presentation file, which uses the default blank template. When this is done, save the result as a template so that you won’t have to make these changes again. It really needs work.

The Best Websites for Google Slides, Prezi and PowerPoint Templates

Presentation Guru

We have compiled a list of template providers for Google Slides, Prezi and PowerPoint, including some which offer templates that are compatible with more than one platform. … Resources Templates featured PowerPoint Presentation Design Prezi Templates Visual AidsWhile PowerPoint and presentations are almost deemed synonymous by most presenters, other alternatives have also been slowly replacing PowerPoint to some extent.…

Why You Need to Invest in Creating Professional Powerpoint Templates

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… Powerpoint Working practices featured PowerPoint TemplatesMany companies – maybe yours – make the decision to design their presentations in-house. That’s fine, but in order not to waste time (and money) you need to make sure your team has been given the right training AND the right tools for the job.

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Create a better PowerPoint template

PowerPoint Tips

PowerPoint's default blank template is annoying! And with more and more people using white backgrounds, you're probably using the blank template more often. Here's what to do to make a better template It really needs work.

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A recipe for an efficient corporate PowerPoint template

Presentation Guru

… Powerpoint Software Visuals PowerPoint TemplatesThere are always situations where a bespoke PowerPoint design is the only acceptable solution, however for many organisations, the presentations that make up the bulk of the day-to-day operations are likely to be subject to various time or financial constraints, and indeed may well not warrant such expense.…

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Laura Ellsworth & Linda McMahon Template

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When I received an email requesting donations for Laura Ellsworth's campaign for Pennsylvania governor, I thought: She's doing a Linda McMahon. Essentially, what McMahon's strategy had seemed was to create a presence in GOP politics. Before that, she had been the wealthy co-founder of WWE, based in Stamford, Connecticut. A political unknown, McMahon ran for the U.S. Senate as a Republican in CT. Of course, she lost. But everyone came to know her name. Currently she heads the U.S.

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How to Edit PowerPoint Templates in Google Slides

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If you are thinking to make a switch from Microsoft PowerPoint to Google Slides Google Slides (formerly known as Google Presentation), here we will show you how easily could be to start a new presentation in Google Slides by reusing an existing PowerPoint template. Editing PowerPoint Templates in Google Slides. If you want to edit a PowerPoint template in Google Slides, first you need to upload your existing presentation to Google Drive.

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Template for Best-Selling Memoir - Demi Moore's "Inside Out"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Demi Moore's signature became the August 1991 cover of Vanity Fair in which she is nude and very pregnant.    In her 2019 memoir "Inside Out," Moore provides the back story, including the inner emotional turmoil, it kicked off in her. And, apparently, she tells that quite well. "Inside Out" ranks very high on Amazon - 1,277. It has received 1,057 customer reviews, most over the top favorable.

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Leaning In - Salle Yoo's Template for Negotiation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 2012, when Salle Yoo became top lawyer at Uber it was a love-in with chief executive officer Travis Kalanick. Just as it had been between John Sculley and Steve Jobs at Apple. Then, as at Apple, the relationship between Yoo and Kalanick soured. Yoo, reports BusnessInsider , blames Kalanick. As the company grew its legal issues multiplied. In addition, came the Waymo lawsuit against Uber about alleged theft of intellectual property associated with autonomous vehicles.

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The Gretchen Carlson Template for Seeking Justice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In real time, former Fox anchor Gretchen Carlson is creating a template for how to manage forums for righting alleged wrongs done her. This template can be adopted by others with a cause. For Carlson, those forums are two. They are both the courts of law and the courts of public opinion.    Shrewdly, a skilled media player, she has having the two reinforce each other. Her target is Roger Ailes, head of Fox. Allegedly he sexually harassed her.

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Picking the Perfect PowerPoint Template – Choose, Fill, Apply

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The post Picking the Perfect PowerPoint Template – Choose, Fill, Apply appeared first on SketchBubble Official Blog. Template Help You are mentally prepared for that crucial presentation. You have your text ready. It is well-researched, thorough, structured and organized, interspersed with anecdotes and interesting titbits, and yet, it is just that – a lot of text. Since not many of us are masters at oratory, it can be very tough to keep an audience […].

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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe - 21st Century Template for Leadership

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The analysis of leadership is back. We ghostwriters and scriptwriters get early warning of that through requests for our services.    The style of leadership experts on the subject should be taking a long look at is that of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. For Q2, Japan's GDP grew at 4%. That has been the sixth quarter of continuous growth. More good economic news: Wages are rising. Here is the coverage by Fortune. Essentially, leaders are change agents. It had been John F.

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U of Minnesota Law School - Template for Academic Crisis Communications

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The changing world of academia has become the setting for ongoing crisis. The flashpoints range from the cost of tuition to career preparation and actual job placement. In the law school niche, the crisis has taken the shape of keeping seats filled without engaging in unethical or even illegal actions. In 2006, before the Crash in the legal sector, there were 88,700 law students. Currently there are about 51,000.

How to Use BBP Templates to Create Your Presentations Faster

Beyond Bullet Points

A big problem arises when you apply ordinary PowerPoint templates to every slide in your presentation – instead of visual variety and a clear story, you get tedium that visually bores your audience. Break out of the ordinary and learn how to use the innovative BBP template, that ensures you map your slides to the clear underlying structure of your presentation. Customize off-the-shelf PowerPoint templates to your BBP presentation.

J.C. Penney - Template for selling in a glut era

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I am continually asked: How you continue to be an on-demand-economy player when the marketplace is so glutted with communications talent? My answer: I know how to sell. And, so does J.C. Penney. As The Wall Street Journal reports, this retail chain is doing better than others. It seems to have learned plenty since the disaster when Ron Johnson tried to superimpose the Apple retail model on J.C. Penney. Just walk into the store and you will understand its smart selling mindset.

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A Neighborhood Which Showcased Assimilation - Now, Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill Seems Template for Hate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The world knows and weeps: The Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has become a crime scene. Suspect in custody Robert Bowers allegedly killed 11 and wounded six others. Here are more details from the media. The sadness is not just associated with the loss of human life. Also, obviously, Squirrel Hill can no longer be considered a model of successful assimilation. 

PowerPoint Tip - Beyond Templates

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Many of you will be familiar with the idea of using a template to give your slides a common look. Your template is one part of a style guide, but it goes further than just the look and feel. If you haven't created your own custom professional looking template, get a copy of my e-book "Create Your Own PowerPoint Template" at [link]. A Master Slide sets the background color, text colors and fonts and any branding on the slide.

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Teaching Templates to Professors

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

The topic we were talking about was how to teach students to create an attractive template for their slides. If you want more detailed instructions on creating your own custom template, check out the web tutorial I did that shows you what colors, fonts and other elements work well for presentations and then I showed you exactly how to do it in PowerPoint. At the end of October I was in San Antonio speaking at a conference of business communication professors.

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A Quick Guide to Dissertation Writing

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All of the tips and tricks (and PowerPoint templates!) Business Templates Degree Dissertation Education ThesisThe final year of graduate school is an exciting time. At least for some. For others, dissertation panic begins to set in.

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The Presenter’s Guide to Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

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Firms should also strive to conduct professional business presentations using pre-designed PowerPoint templates that help them achieve visual impact without the need of designs skills. Analysis Templates Business Business Diagrams Business PowerPoint Templates Business Presentations Diagram Templates Funnel Analysis PowerPoint Template TemplatesIntroduction.

How To Use SWOT Analysis or SOAR Analysis

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The following PowerPoint Presentation outlines the major factors after the first run: As you can see in the SWOT Analysis PowerPoint Template , the nine factors are listed, ready to be presented by the analysis team. Analysis Templates Business Business Analysis Tools Business Plan Template Business PowerPoint Templates Business Presentations SOAR SWOT SWOT AnalysisIntroduction.

3 shortcuts for quickly formatting multiple objects

PowerPoint Tips

User Interface F4 format painter PowerPoint shortcuts repeat slide master template themeI had a client who gave day-long training courses and his presentations were 200-300 slides long. He spent hours changing individual slides–mostly time he could have saved with these 3 shortcuts. You, too, can save a lot of time using these shortcuts to avoid endless fiddling. Format the slide master.

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How To Choose the Color Scheme for a PowerPoint Presentation

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But it will make your life more easy if you take inspiration from pre-combined palette and presentation templates. Business PowerPoint Templates Business Presentations Diagram Templates TemplatesFirst impression is the last impression, and rightly so. In almost every facade of life, and especially in professional areas.

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Getting Started with the BBP Story Template

Beyond Bullet Points

The BBP story template helps you organize and outline your thoughts for a presentation before working with PowerPoint. I recently created a presentation on the value of Twitter to businesses, and worked through the sequence of Act I: the Setting, Role, Point A, Point B and Call to Action slides. Act I sets up your story with key elements to identify the setting, main character and conflict. Sound familiar? We all learned this in grade school English. The easiest one: main character.

The Best Way to Use Visual Elements in Your Slides

Presentation Guru

… Design Principles Uncategorised featured PowerPoint Powerpoint Templates Presentation Design Slide Design Visual AidsAs I work with many professional graphic designers, I’ve witnessed firsthand how important it is to synergize great messaging with strong visuals. I’ve also witnessed this pairing go very, very wrong.

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Why some templates don't work very well

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

A recent presentation showed once again why many of the built-in template that come with PowerPoint should not be used. The template that the presenter used was one that had graphics at the top of each slide. When you have graphics at the top, the slide title is below or inside the graphics and the content of the slide is pushed further down the slide. Here's the problem.

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5 principles for easier and faster slide creation

PowerPoint Tips

In fact, she bought a template for a sales webinar and part of the problem was due to that template. The template my client bought did away with all of the standard layouts and included only custom layouts. The template came with a background and sometimes my client left that on a slide and placed her background on top. Backgrounds & color Design principles backgrounds faster slides template

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Master the Slide Master

Presentation Guru

… Powerpoint Software featured PowerPoint TemplatesYou don’t need to be a professional to be able to take advantage of some of the time-saving tricks PowerPoint has to offer. I might be a self-proclaimed PowerPoint wizard, but anyone can master the really easy ways to speed up your presentation-creation time.…

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16 Graphic Design Trends of 2019 To Use In Presentation Design

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Surely, following the hype may seem tiresome, but sticking with a standard PowerPoint presentation template will hardly impress the modern audiences, already spoiled by the good design looks everywhere around them. It’s a perfect choice for a pastel presentation template. SlideModel has this funky neon lights powerpoint template elements you can use to light up your presentation. Take a look at how we play this out in several PowerPoint presentation templates.

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The Executive’s Guide to Digital Transformation

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The template below illustrates exactly how businesses should approach innovations. Business Business Planning Business PowerPoint Templates Digital Quarterly Business ReviewDigital transformation is a popular industry buzzword, but a difficult concept to master as it covers so much ground. As a leader, it is your responsibility to understand exactly how emerging technologies are changing the standard business processes, modern workplace and managerial best practices.

Presenting Business Diagrams: How to Deliver a Strong, Positive Impact

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SWOT analysis template helps you perform a high level assessment of your business (or a specific product or service). If you are running an existing business, you can use the SWOT template during planning sessions, especially when assessing the impact of a changing business landscape and creating proactive strategies to keep your business relevant and competitive. Use professionally drawn presentation templates to finalize your SWOT matrix.

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An email template to lose customers: Don’t do these things!

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How many mistakes can you find in this sales message? Post your answers and check back Thursday for my answers. My fingers are twitching because I so want to stop this business losing type of writing! Subject line: Important Information from ABC Exhibits. Dear Exhibiting Professional: Everyday exciting and important information is being communicated via email.

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What is the Direct to Consumer (DTC) Business Model?

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Business Ideas Business Model Canvas Business PowerPoint Templates Quarterly Business ReviewEveryone should be paying more attention to the Direct to To Consumer (DTC) space as it’s booming! According to a study by the IAB , two-thirds of customers expect to have direct connectivity with brands. Further, another study suggests that DTC is already responsible for 40% of the sales growth in the consumer packaged goods space.

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A High-Level Overview on Strategic Planning

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So, let’s take a look at some of the most popular ones, along with several strategic planning templates. PEST Analysis Template for PowerPoint by SlideModel. Gap Analysis PowerPoint Template by SlideModel. Blue Ocean Strategy PowerPoint Template by SlideModel. VRIO Model PowerPoint Template by SlideModel. Now that you have some tools and templates at your disposal, let’s take a closer look at the key strategic planning steps.

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Apply a slide master to a presentation

PowerPoint Tips

Backgrounds & color Design master template theme I recently received this question. “I have a power point presentation (created in 2007 and recently moved into 2010) that I want to change the master slide with a new one my designer gave me. It was given to me as a regular slide and I want to make it a master slide so all the slides will change using this new background.” ” What do you receive from a designer?

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How To Create a Long Shadow effect for PowerPoint Icons

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For this example, we have decided to use the PowerPoint Icons from the Template Creative Flat Shapes for PowerPoint. Step 1 – Open the Template and Copy / Paste Icon. Open the selected template that contains the PowerPoint Icon you will edit. This option will import the color palette from the previous template. Business PowerPoint Templates Business Presentations Funnel Analysis PowerPoint Template PowerPoint Icons PowerPoint Tips Presentation Tips

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Why buy a PowerPoint background template when you can create your own?

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

The most searched for term in the area of PowerPoint are phrases around background templates. There is an entire industry devoted to cranking out new templates for you to buy. Why buy one when you can create a background template that is much more effective than most out there and will be completely unique to your presentations? That's why I have released my new e-book "Create Your Own PowerPoint Template" based on my webinar from earlier this year.

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