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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 Aids

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How to Edit PowerPoint Templates in Google Slides


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.

2015 28

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.

2007 30

Corporate Templates Can Undermine a Slide Presentation

Manner of Speaking

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. They must use the company template.

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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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Picking the Perfect PowerPoint Template – Choose, Fill, Apply


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.

150+ Free PowerPoint Slides to Make Great Visually Appealing Presentations


The SWOT Analysis template includes four text components to complete including strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. This free traffic lights PowerPoint template includes traffic light shapes with the three possible colors (green, yellow and red).

2015 33

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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Free PowerPoint backgrounds and how to make your own

PowerPoint Tips

Free PowerPoint Backgrounds has backgrounds, templates, and a few themes. Backgrounds backgrounds templates themesFor several years, I created backgrounds and offered them as free downloads.

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.

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.

Interview with Art Holden of PresenterMedia

PowerPoint Tips

They create PowerPoint templates, animations, and 3D artwork. Here you see the page on their site that lists templates. We created a large portion of Animation Factory’s PowerPoint templates and 3D animations. We launched in 2009 with the goal of providing affordable PowerPoint templates, animations and 3D clipart. Yes, we love animations and often incorporate animated characters and elements into our PowerPoint templates.

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

SpeakerSue Says...

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.

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.

Quick Solutions to Help You Build a Compelling Presentation Deck in Under an Hour


Using corresponding templates to quickly build professional-looking slides that will help keep your audience glued to your message. The finest presentation templates have been developed by competent digital artists and savvy communicators, who presumably did some form of research before coming up with a properly themed and contextually formatted deck for a specific presentation topic or purpose. Templates certainly help presenters enormously. SWOT Analysis Template.

2016 31

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.

Create a changeable radial gradient background theme

PowerPoint Tips

Tags: Slide masters, templates & themes background Design gradient

2007 18

Integrating Live Power BI Dashboards into PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

At we create professional PowerPoint Templates to help our subscribers save time creating professional presentation decks. Dashboard templates include several charts, cards and visual representations of data in a way that is easy present. Introduction.

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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.

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.

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.

Create an animated announcement

PowerPoint Tips

Members also got the PowerPoint file so they could use it as a template to create animated announcements for their own events. Do you announce new events, training programs, or products? Would you like a simple-to-use animated video that makes the announcement?

2015 92

Happy New Year of Journaling in Scrivener

More than PowerPoint...

At that time, I looked for an online template to use, but I couldn’t find one. I’ll share my process and my Scrivener journaling template. In my Scrivener template, I set 273,500 as my yearly project goal, as well.) I keep a daily journal in Scrivener.

2016 24

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.

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. & partner to offer 3 products in 1

PowerPoint Tips and I have partnered to offer a great joint product that contains: Green PowerPoint template package. Summer PowerPoint template package. About the template packages. The templates normally sell for $30 each and the ebook sells for $24.95.

Creating a slide master–or two–in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Before I start, I want to refer you to another tip of mine, “ Create a better PowerPoint template. &# That’s because I’ll use that template (actually a PowerPoint 2007/2010 theme) as the starting point. But you can start with the default template or theme if you want.

2003 39

How to deliver bad news

More than PowerPoint...

You can use this one simple sentence as the only template you’ll ever need for delivering almost any bad news. In fact, the entire text of FDR’s famous “infamy” speech could be the ultimate template for delivering bad news…in just about any situation.

2015 33

Be the only presenter who stands out with a truly TED-quality talk

The Eloquent Woman

I've even heard about corporations that handed out a template for a TED-style presentation, even though actual TED talks don't follow a template.

2017 27

A long time ago, before death by PowerPoint

Presentation Zen

Above: What the same presentation would look like while following conventional slideware templates found on present day planet Earth. A long time ago - before PowerPoint was invented - in a galaxy far, far away, leaders gave presentations backed by large electronic wall displays.

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Essential Elements of a Perfectly Designed Presentation


This is the point when we decide to use a template and play it safe. Designing a presentation in PowerPoint, Prezi or any other platform can look rather easy. However, once we start we begin to doubt ourselves, questioning whether we’ve used the right layout.

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.

Brain Science Supports More Visual Slides

Professionally Speaking...

Lucky for us (and even more lucky for our audiences) there are now a number of resources that provide pre-designed slide visuals and templates we can easily incorporate into a presentation. Here are some sources for slide templates:

2016 11

PowerPoint Tip: Amazing pre-made animation effects

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

A couple of years ago she showed us some templates she was working on for Microsoft. She was designing more than just a look and feel template. This was a template that showed you how to create a certain effect using the drawing tools and animation effects in PowerPoint. We were amazed at what we saw and were looking forward to these templates being available for everyone to use. To see these pre-made animation effect templates, go to this link.

Slide Design: Try this ‘Simple’ Game…

More than PowerPoint...

No pre-packaged design templates, clipart, animation, & transitions. No pre-packaged design templates, clipart, animation, & transitions. Still no pre-packaged design templates, clipart, animation, or transitions. I love working with talented professional designers.

8 steps to add branding to your presentations

PowerPoint Tips

Large companies do sometimes have professionally designed templates that match their branding but even then, in my experience, presenters often misuse or don’t use those templates, with sloppy results.

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How To Create a PowerPoint Presentation for Investors


For making a title and introductory slide or a sales proposal, you can use the following professionally crafted Company PowerPoint Templates. If you need a good template to make slides which depict problem analysis and solutions, then see our Problem Analysis PowerPoint Templates.

How to Combine Multiple PowerPoint Presentations in PowerPoint 2013


Many presenters resort to looking for a single PowerPoint Template which can be sufficient enough to cover their entire presentation. Let’s say I recently made an organizational chart using the Organizational Charts PowerPoint Template.

VisualBee updates their PowerPoint enhancer

PowerPoint Tips

VisualBee is software that automatically designs a presentation for you, using a gallery of templates, layouts, and photos. VisualBee has updated their PowerPoint enhancer to allow easy posting of presentations to Twitter, Facebook, and Slideshare.

How to Play a PowerPoint Slideshow on TV


The below image shows the Organizational Charts PowerPoint Template running on an LED TV connected to a laptop via HDMI cable. Do you know that using a high-quality PowerPoint Template with a connected TV can give you an excellent playback experience? Instead of using templates with dull backgrounds and hazy designs, you can download these Premium PowerPoint Templates to get the best output on your high definition TV or monitor.

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