Free PowerPoint alternatives–Microsoft Office Web Apps

PowerPoint Tips

There are many free PowerPoint alternatives available either as a download or as a web-based service. This will be a multi-part blog post covering the following products (or more): PowerPoint Online (Microsoft Office Web Apps). PowerPoint Online (part of Microsoft Office Web Apps).

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Interview about presenting on the Web

PowerPoint Tips

Arte Ramgopal of has interviewed me on the topic of presenting on the Web, in an article called, “ Tips about Presentation on Web from Ellen Finkelstein.&#. How to establish sincerity and credibility on the Web.

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Trending Sources

Best Web Services for Sharing Presentations Online

Presentation Guru

There was a time when sharing a PowerPoint file with someone who did not have PowerPoint was such an nuisance. Luckily, cloud based services have resolved that problem.

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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.

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.

Held up? Time to resource a presentation web library

The Presenter's Blog

Then you explore and realize that the web is swimming with creative possibilities, and that brings me to the point of this blog. Any web-derived resource, such as TEDTalk, will operate in the same way as an anecdote would.

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Relevant Resources: Web resources for speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The July / August 2012 edition listed web-based resources for professional speakers. I help edit SPEAKER Magazine for the National Speakers Association (NSA). Each month I curate the Relevant Resources column – a list of time-saving tools and technologies. This is the last column I will edit, as a new editorial team takes over in [.]. Public Speaking Technology SPEAKER Magazine


"Gillmor Gang," Iconic Tech Web Show, Focuses on Politics

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

      Current Affairs DigitalInfluencer Games Generational Divide legal Media Personal Musings Politics Public Speaking Selling Television Web/Tech Weblogs

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

Web Ink Now Follow me on Twitter Your email address: Powered by FeedBlitz Search this blog WWW THE BEST OF WEB INK NOW Top ten tips for incredibly successful public speaking The one question to ask your prospective social media agency No blog? Yes, its just like what I say about Web marketing. I love to laugh and would be wowed if a speaker got me to laugh during a presentation on writing SEO web copy.

THE SOCIAL MEDIA MONTHLY: Print publication for web-based/mobile era

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 That means it combines the delightful hand-feel of print with current information and insight from thought leaders in web-based/mobile communications.   " animal companions Books Branding Media Personal Musings Selling Values Web/Tech Weblogs Writing

PowerPoint Tip: An alternative to using video in a web presentation

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

In my experience, video over the web does not work well when embedded on a PowerPoint slide. By using a series of screen capture images instead of a video during a web presentation, you increase the quality of the experience for your audience and still use the video to illustrate the points you want to make. Earlier this year a professional speaking colleague called on me to help her with an upcoming webinar.

Charlie Sheen's New Web Show -VIDEO analysis -Media Training.

TJ Walker Interactive

People logged in to see Sheen’s web show only out of curiosity. Also, it’s hardly a formula for success to have a drug fueled meltdown to generate interest in a short-lived web show. News analyzed from a communication perspective.


Conduct Web Conferences & Deliver Presentations Remotely With

Presentation Guru

In a previous post we brought you a review of MightyMeeeting, which is a feature rich, remote meeting platform with the option to deliver presentations during web conferences.…

Corporate voices in a web world

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Included in her talk are the reasons the “old style&# corporate approach to communications has to adapt to the web: CORPORATE. Speechwriter and ghostwriter Jane Genova has published a speech covering the many reasons social media has become the primary way she has grown her consulting business. The corporation was vertical. It talked top down. It operated [.].

Web/Mobile: Research Replaces Opinion

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The mutations in ecommerce have been too abrupt and pervasive for the luxury of using web/digital space for raw opinion.  Branding careers Current Affairs Media Values Web/Tech Weblogs WritingTime to get serious, again. 

Web Talk: Sass, Not Snark

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Being snarky on the web was the cool voice for about six years.    The web is now a mature medium.    Branding Food and Drink Intuitive Media Public Speaking Values Web/Tech Weblogs Writing

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Thought Leaders - You Can Create Web Platforms W/O Coding

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Code-free web design platforms are an increasingly popular tool among web designers. " - Dennis Mitzner, "SaaS Companies Look To Change The Interface Of Web Design," in Tech Crunch, April 4, 2015. Branding careers Current Affairs Web/Tech

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. Some presenters used them to launch demos of Web sites.

Immigration Web Content Writer, Santa Clara, CA (help wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here  are details and how to apply. careers

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Web Journalism: Already glutted, but is it a bubble?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Branding careers Generational Divide Television Web/Tech Writing Check Google on just about any developing news or recent event and there will be myriad posts from both established and start-up media.

Law Firm, Castle Rock, CO - Brand Journalist/Web Content Writer (help wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here  are details and how to apply. careers

"Porn" - That keyword will boost your web/mobile traffic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Web/Tech WeblogsAccording to a study done by Symantec of 3.5 million online searches, the 6th most used term was "porn." 

Influence: Getting in that box on the web

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Influence or having reach on the web has its own dynamics.  What is clear, whether one likes it or not, is that to get to play in the influence box on the web, we have to link to sites which dominate search engines and diverse constituencies's eyeballs. 

James Somers: Not just web developers in demand

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  BUSINESS INSIDER profiles James Somers, web developer, who gushes about how much he is in demand.  careers Content-provider Web/Tech Writing There are other ways to make the big money other than being a techie.    But so are other professionals.    Take us ghostwriters.    Last month I made more money than I ever had previously for any month as a ghostwriter.    Markets change. 

What are the best news sources on the Web?

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Drudge Report media bias news sources politico

Polar Vortex Returning: Arizona Relocation put on ice (power of conversation v web research)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

animal companions careers Personal Musings Public Speaking Web/Tech Over the weekend, we all bellied up to the car wash and had the salt removed from the undercarriage.  The autos shined.

Surfing Web: What turning on the TV used to be

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

According to a new new study by Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, 58% of adults of all ages surf the web, for no reason.  Current Affairs Web/Tech Weblogs  On MASHABLE , Samantha Murphy reports, that number is up from 45% last year. Not too longer ago, this is exactly what all generations used to to with the TV: turn it on for no reason, just to check what's on.

LinkedIn Updates - Stupid Networking Tricks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  careers Current Affairs DigitalInfluencer Games Personal Musings Selling Values Web/TechFor professionals, LinkedIn Updates is the platform for networking. But, let's face it, most professionals don't know how to do that in ways that create relationships and bring in business.

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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.

BBP on the web: Indezine and Randomosity features

Beyond Bullet Points

Here are a few BBP features from the web this past month. BBP 3rd edition book review: “Atkinson’s book is enga­ging without being over­whelm­ing and walks the a reader through a feel sup­por­ted approach that lends itself to imme­di­ate application” - Shawn Day. link]. INDEZINE book review and BBP 101 Course interview: [link].

Guest Post – Digital Goldfish: Writing for the Web

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

No matter what platform you use, writing is about communication. Therefore, to succeed at writing, your first step should be to identify your audience – to know who you are writing for, and why. Business Writing

Presentation Tip: Repurpose your presentation as a web video

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

By creating a short, 3 to 10 minute video, you capture the attention of web visitors. 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. Executives and professionals are watching video online and making decisions based on the content and quality of what they watch. Earlier this year I was hired to speak because a C-level executive watched my video online.

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Your web browsing history = $52 annually, your credit card information = $150 annually

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Annually, found Morey, your health profile is worth $38, your web browsing history $52, your credit card information $150, and your social security data $240.    Current Affairs legal Web/Tech

Public Speaking: Web Based Finance Option

Great Public Speaking

This article is going to focus on a very specific way to sell larger ticket or bundles of products either to consumers or to small companies AND automate it on the Web. More and more speakers are getting smart and realizing that selling their products leads to more speaking engagements.

Kerrie Campbell - Will She Be Gretchen Carlson of Legal Sector?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The class action gender lawsuit against Chadbourne & Parke could become the analogue of Gretchen Carlson's sexual harassment litigation against former Fox head Roger Ailes.

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[Podcast] Copywriting that Sells with Steve Slaunwhite

Speaker Launcher

You can have an amazing looking website, but it’s not going to do you much good without great web content. This episode is all about finding the right formula for web content that gets you booked. You can have an amazing looking website, but it’s not going to do you much good without great web content. This episode is all about finding the right formula for web content that gets you booked. 13:32 Here’s a great way for integrating testimonials into your web copy.

"Durham County" - What webs we weave

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Just about everyone in "Durham County" has been touched by either madness, despair or evil.      Tonight ends part one of the saga. Mike Sweeny is arrested and then released as a suspect in his former girlfriend's death.    Ray's son discloses his father wasn't home the night of that murder until 2 A.M. and when he returned he had cuts and washed his clothes. 

Over-50, Communications Pros Struggling on Web/Mobile: Why divorce might be a good thing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

By 2013, 90% of traffic on the web will be video, up from 30% today.   careers Content-provider Current Affairs Generational Divide Online video Personal Musings Selling Web/Tech Weblogs Writing

Public Speaking Marketing - Sharing Your Articles on the Web

Great Public Speaking

Sharing and Repurposing You can get a ton of traffic to your websites by publishing articles that the search engines can find on distribution sites, your own website or ones that are published on other big websites. But you don't have to stop there. Here are some tips on how to share your articles with other resources that you use everyday: - From your EzineArticles account, go to "Author Bio."

Sweet Spot for writers on web

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Nothing beats reading, quoting, linking to THE ECONOMIST.    It remains a secret, through no one's deliberate doing, that THE ECONOMIST's print edition is free online.    Here you can retrieve it.    To have the publication delivered to our homes or offices costs, at least for us writers, a king's ransom. Will THE ECONOMIST eventually turn this into paid content [here's my article on that Download Paidcontent ]?