Getting a shiny Web 2.0 look in PowerPoint-Part II: Highlights

PowerPoint Tips

In Part I , I explained some of the elements of Web 2.0 Design Shapes & text boxes highlights web 2.0design and showed you how to create reflections. In this part, I’ll show you how to create highlights. A highlight is a reflection of light on a shiny surface. Here’s the slide that contains the highlights.

Getting a shiny Web 2.0 look in PowerPoint-Part I: Reflections

PowerPoint Tips

Maybe Web 2.0 Of course, Web 2.0 But, along with Web 2.0 Other aspects of Web 2.0 is already an old look, but you still see a lot of it. really refers to how a website functions–especially interactivity and sharing. has come a type of design and one of its main hallmarks is a clean, shiny look. Why shiny? I have no idea, but you see a lot of reflections and highlights.


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Web 2.0 Expo in SF This Week!

Duarte Blog

The Web 2.0 Event expo Nancy Duarte sf visual storytelling web 2.0Every internet junkie’s favorite expo is comin’ to town. Expo will be held this week at Moscone West in San Francisco. The event lasts from Tuesday, March 31st through Friday, April 3rd. Nancy Duarte will be leading a workshop called Tools for Visual Storytelling.

Guest post on Kate's Voice -- my web 2.0 casserole

The Eloquent Woman

So I offered this one to her, to take one thing off her plate--my version of a web 2.0 I wrote this post about using your voice to put a story across and was nearly done with it when I caught up with news that fellow coach Kate Peters, author of the Kate's Voice blog and a guest poster here, was going through a tough time with a medical crisis in her family. casserole for a colleague in need.

The object in Danah Boyd's Web 2.0 talk

The Eloquent Woman

Danah Boyd , a Harvard fellow and Microsoft researcher of social media and youth culture trends and behaviors, gave a disastrous talk at the Web 2.0 The silence around this issue is all the more striking because this Web 2.0 Expo this month.

Slides Prevent Us From Connecting at a Human Level

Duarte Blog

Mac Slocum interviews Nancy Duarte at Web 2.0. The kind folks at O’Reilly had me speak at Web 2.0 Event Interview Video business communication Mac Slocum presentations questions web 2.0and then Mac Slocum asked some s-m-a-r-t questions at their booth. Watch the video below to hear answers to these four questions: Are presentations inherently broken? Are we going about it the wrong way?

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230 top tweets from #SMPlus

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The Social Media Plus Web 2.0 Business Summit was held in Philadelphia May 25, 2010. The one-day event promised to put attendees on the fast track to incorporating Social Media into their overall business strategy. Attendees generated over 2,100 tweets under the hashtag #SMPlus. Twitter only maintains 10-14 days of content so this information will soon [.].

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116 top tweets from #ragancisco

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The event promised the latest Web 2.0 The Ragan Social Media Summit, hosted by Cisco Systems, was held in San Jose June 9-11, 2010. strategies for PR, marketing and corporate communications. Attendees generated over 2,700 tweets under the hashtag #ragancisco. Twitter is ephemeral. It only maintains 10-14 days of content, so this information will soon disappear. However, [.].

The Power Presenter: 3 Tips That Transformed My Last Presentation

Duarte Blog

While presenting at Web 2.0 Delivery Strategy audience ERA jerry web 2.0As a presenter, I feed off the energy of the audience. I used to think that the audience determined the energy in the room, but after applying some of Jerry Weissman’s principles, I learned the presenter has more control over the room than I previously thought. There was good energy at my Web2.0Expo presentation.

Audience on the Stage

Duarte Blog

We made some generalizations about our audience, and it went something like this: Web 2.0 Obsessed with Web 2.0 If they are at a Web 2.0 Event Strategy Technology chat room meebo poll sms twitter web 2.0Last month Nancy Duarte spoke at Web2.0 Expo and it was a huge success.

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Enough DIY Already: Hire Professionals

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

days, the short life of iSnack 2.0 The whole 2.0 thing (the Web, not the spreadable snack) triggered another massive surge of Z-grade DIY. Presentations cave men Cro-Magnon presenter division of labour DIY TV iSnack 2.0 Kraft Foods Web 2.0“Uggg… spiral text fly-ons! Nnnyyruurrghh!&#. After 3.0 is over.

The Voice Tells the Story

Kate's Voice

In what can be viewed as the Web 2.0 This is a guest post by fellow blogger, Denise Graveline. Denise stepped forward with this post after learning of a medical crisis in my family. version of bringing a casserole to a friend, she shares her thoughts on the importance of the voice in storytelling. This [.]. Storytelling vocal power Expression public speaking tips

Highlight/reflection PowerPoint effect contest winners!

PowerPoint Tips

Here are the instructions: Getting a shiny Web 2.0 Getting a shiny Web 2.0 A couple of weeks ago, I announced a contest for reflection/highlight effects. Here are the 3 winners, who are getting a free webinar recording from my e-store: Rae Drysdale: Rae sent in an incredible slide of a “snooker table.&# (It’s a pool/billiard table.). Becky Johnson: Becky sent in a slide on bee yard record keeping, using reflections.

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Free PowerPoint Twitter tools

Pivotal Public Speaking

Here is a site where you can download tools to add twitter to your presentations … Ever wanted to make presentations a more interactive, Web 2.0 experience? The PowerPoint Twitter Tools prototypes are now available. Get ahead of the backchannel! Put in feedback slides at regular intervals throughout your presentation, so you’re not the only one who doesn’t know what’s going on! Tempted, but worried about what people might say?

10 tips for modern design in 2017

PowerPoint Tips

In 2011, I wrote a couple of posts about how to create the Web 2.0 Recently, I worked with a client who was presenting to millennials. He wanted the design to look modern. His designer told him that he should use thin fonts, meaning that the font stroke is thin. He asked me to consult with him on the overall impression of the slides. I thought I’d share with you 10 guidelines for making your presentation look modern that came out of this process.

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Use PowerPoint to create buttons for slides or a website

PowerPoint Tips

They stand out from the rest of the slide or web page–a different border and fill color or gradient. See “Getting a shiny Web 2.0 Images Shapes & text boxes buttons hyperlink PowerPoint buttons web buttons Buttons are graphics that you click to go to another location (perhaps another slide or another presentation), buy a product, subscribe to a newsletter, and so on.

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Twitter: Simplicity positioned as competitive edge

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At the Web 2.0     Branding Current Affairs Media Values Web/TechSummit last week, Twitter chief executive officer Dick Costolo, reports COMPUTER WORLD , said his goal was to keep Twitter simple.      That's his strategy for taking on Facebook and Google+.      Unlike his competitors which keep adding on features, Costolo promises he intends to edit down what already is, simplifying the way folks use Twitter.

Lose the Lectern

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Last week, I attended the Open Government & Innovations Conference in DC where thousands, it seems, of feds got together to pretend they’re out-innovating the private sector in the use of Web 2.0 and social media and the implementation of transparency. The keynotes and break-out sessions all suffered from the same problem: detachment from the audience, both physical and emotional.

Gens Baby Boomer/Quiet: Our Inner Snail Mail Selves

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Those who persist in sending it will be sent to a web 2.0 I like paper.    I like writing on paper, sealing the envelope, putting a stamp on it, and thinking about how happy the recipient will be to receive my snail-mail message.    I'm probably not alone among the Baby Boomer and Quiet Generations.    For example, public relations leader Bob Dilenschneider seems to have used snail-mail as a multi-purpose strategy for decades.

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Conde Nast Gets Digital, Finally

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Many print organizations took on some of the protective coloring of digital but never got away with passing themselves off as web 2.0.    Among them, of course, are The New York Times Inc., many Manhattan-based public relations agencies, and the traditional publishing industry.    Conde Nast might do better than that.

Slide Make-over: EPA Greenversations

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

For my previous slide make-over , I gave a slide deck presented by the Coast Guard at a Web 2.0 workshop. This facelift targets a deck presented by the EPA at the same workshop. The issues were different this time and unfortunately, the “Greenversations At A Glance&# slide deck was typical of what I see on a regular basis. Not only are the slides text-heavy, but they’re also very content-rich. Too rich, in my opinion. EPA Greenversations Slide Makeover (original).

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Gary Vaynerchuk's 3 Rules for Success in Public Speaking

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  And you can see him on Web 2.0   For example, in the Web 2.0   Tags: Audience-Centered Speaking Authenticity Current Affairs Food and Drink Non-verbal Communication Public Speaking Speech Writing Storytelling Visual Aids Web/Tech So I don’t know why I haven’t talked about the wine guy Gary Vaynerchuk before, but here goes.    You can see him waxing passionate about wine here: [link]. 

Conference co-chair asks "Would I attend my own conference?"

The Eloquent Woman

The Web 2.0 Expo opens today in San Francisco, and one of its co-chairs, Sarah Milstein , has shared a thoughtful and provocative post she calls Would I attend my own conference? Why conferences need more diversity. She starts by thinking about how would-be attendees decide whether to go to a conference, based on her experience: If you’re like me—some of you are and some of you aren’t—you’ll also look for diversity among the speakers.

Sheryl Sandberg just might be my Eloquent Woman of the Year

The Eloquent Woman

It's timely, coming on the heels of a report that there are no women leading Web 2.0 Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, just might be my Eloquent Woman of the Year. There's no such prize, mind you, but this speech (watch the video at the end of this post) may have changed my mind about that. Sandberg, one of the few women to reach the top of the high-tech world, is speaking at TED about why we have too few women leaders.

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Make Sure Everybody Knows Company's Social Media Rules.

Communication Steroids

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter Home About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do Tags media , message crafting , relartionship bulding , relationships , Social Media , social networking , Web 2.0

Articles you should have read

Dahle Communication

Audience on the Stage - Duarte Blog Chris Iufer of the Duarte Blog talks about getting the audience to participate and helping Nancy Duarte prepare for the Web 2.0 Instead of delving into something new today, I wanted to highlight some of the great posts and articles that I have found over the past couple of weeks that I felt needed to be discussed more.

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Taking the #7links challenge: 7 special posts

The Eloquent Woman

First, The object in danah boyd's Web 2.0 Darren Rowse's Problogger just issued a 7 link challenge to bloggers, and I'm taking it with this post, organized by the challenge's format. I hope it gives you some insight into how I view these posts: Your first post: My first post for this blog was on Lady Bird: From Shy to Shining , about Lady Bird Johnson, whose extensive speaking career happened despite her terrible anxiety about speaking in public.

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Make Your Blog Produce By Making It Relevant

Communication Steroids

9 Tips for Enriching Your Presentations With Social Media

Phrases from Scott Berkun’s keynote at the Web 2.0 Display the Backchannel When You Want to Focus on It There’s been a debate around the display of the backchannel as a result of Dana Boyd’s presentation meltdown at the Web 2.0 linkedin List Lists live video MARKETING mashable media microblogging microsoft Mobile 2.0 Mobile 2.0

9 Tips for Enriching Your Presentations With Social Media

Phrases from Scott Berkun’s keynote at the Web 2.0 Display the Backchannel When You Want to Focus on It There’s been a debate around the display of the backchannel as a result of Dana Boyd’s presentation meltdown at the Web 2.0 linkedin List Lists live video MARKETING mashable media microblogging microsoft Mobile 2.0 Mobile 2.0

Two News Stories Highlight Social Media's Growing Power

Communication Steroids

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter Home About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do Tags media , relartionship bulding , relationships , Social Media , social networking , Web 2.0

How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel, A Comprehensive Guide " Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang Home Popular Posts About Contact Subscribe via RSS Connect with Jeremiah: twitter friendfeed linkedin flickr technorati Connect with Jeremiah on twitter Ripple 6 says the timing of my report is off [link] Ive observed most vendors are optomistic, brands the opposite. I’ve managed panels of dueling CEOs in the same industry, and even one of the most popular panels at the Web 2.0 As Web 2.0 Posted by Conference 2.0

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what does it take to get on the program?

The Eloquent Woman

when looking at the Web 2.0 In addition to the dearth of female speakers on the program, she noted that many women speakers had not yet filled out their profiles on the meeting web site , but all of the male speakers had done so. What does it take for a conference to feature more women speakers on the program? Women have been blogging, writing and researching the question "Where are all the women speakers?"

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Consumer Centric " Blog Archive " Conference Tweeting A Distraction and Waste of Time, or Not?

this is getting better #sxswfsn so, heres precisely my issue with FBC, no standardization…social web needs to be based on standards.a Others just like to attack. too bad @charleneli didn’t touch on the potential of “social networks as air&# (aka the social web) is to realize VRM #sxswfsn I disagree with Charlene Li. At the Web 2.0 Home About Consumer Centric digging. listening. telling stories. about people.

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Eight Steps to Getting Speaking Engagements : MarketingProfs Articles

Advertising Brand Management Career Management Customer Behavior Customer Relationships Email Marketing General Management Graphic Design Market Research Metrics & ROI Non-Profit Pricing Public Relations Sales Search Engine Marketing Segmentation Social Media Strategy Web Sites Word-of-Mouth Writing Rate this article Log in to add a rating Overall rating 1 rating(s) Comments by Denis Du Bois Sat May 3, 2008 Thank you for this excellent summary of the basics, Steve. and Web 2.0

Rands In Repose: Keynote Kung-fu Two

Both parties, I’m sure, spent a tremendous amount of time constructing their talks, and the results of that work were a scathing critique of Web 2.0 home tech life management vegas glossary archives about Tech Life You’re the presentation Keynote Kung-fu Two You’ve taken some hits. Being taken apart by the execs because they could smell you weren’t prepared. The slide deck you loved that the audience ignored. That guy… snoring. In the front row.

What can video do to help you get that speaking gig? An organizer's tips

The Eloquent Woman

(Editor's note: Sarah Milstein, co-author of The Twitter Book and general manager of the Web 2.0 I organize and program a few large conferences, including Web 2.0 Expo, is a reader of this blog who has prompted some of our most-read and useful posts. Over a recent lunch, I urged her to share why she uses videos to choose her program speakers. This post does not disappoint: It has the straightforward advice and inside view she's so good at sharing.

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Slide Make-Over: US Coast Guard

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Last month, I attended the Government Web 2.0 The next three items on the slide got their own slides as well and this time used screen shots of a portion of the Web pages. Best Practices Workshop hosted by FEMA. As you would expect from events such as this, there were presentations given that included PowerPoint slides. Given my experience, the federal government is a fertile breeding ground for poorly designed and down-right ineffective slides.

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Business of Software Blog: How to get a speaking slot at a conference

Thought you were called Alexis] What Id like to speak about: How to start, run, and sell a web 2.0 Web Design by Fontecha Designs LLCBusiness of Software Blog The business of software. Building long term, sustainable and profitable software businesses.

SEOmoz | Presentation Skills for SEO

I have a presentation at the end of next month to the web development team I work with, so your timing is perfect! Privacy Statement | Terms of Use | Contact Categories SEO Basics Link Building Search Marketing Issues Search Spam & Black Hat Paid Search Marketing Internet Advertising Social Media Marketing Vertical Search Web Analytics Events & Conferencing Blogging & the Blogosphere General Marketing Topics Web Design & Development Web 2.0

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5 Reasons why you don't need to write a book | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Gabriel Rodrigue - Producteur Web et de contenu » Un livre? An up-and-coming ebook publisher is Web Warrior Tools. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail Subscribe to new posts Email RSS 34,440 subscribers About Penelope Trunk Penelope is the founder of 3 startups -- most recently, Brazen Careerist , a web service to help companies find candidates. 92) Gold digging Web 2.0 Is this your first time here?

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How to Start Speaking at Events |

It is sometimes difficult to get good quality of a speech in front of an audience, and what's good for a room might not make for good web presence. I also run the Learn About Web Conference and believe your right on key about approach for paid speakers. I've spoken at a variety of places in my past lives, and before Web 2.0. i went in my local library and asked how i could give a seminar on Web Tools for Nonprofits.

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The Art of Butts in Chairs |

I remember at Web 2.0 As an example that's touching me, I'm keynoting and running an all-day Enterprise 2.0 Another thought, shocking as it is to deep-dyed 2.0 Their web traffic will be off the charts several weeks before the show and then drop off to nothing after the show. Home About Speaking Rockstars Newsletters Contact Best Of The Art of Butts in Chairs March 20, 2009 · Comments I run a series of conferences.