Category: Technical PowerPoint Help

New PowerPoint 2016 Features Can Add More Life to Your Slides

Microsoft has officially launched two new PowerPoint 2016 design features that will raise your presentations to a new level of sophistication – in just a few seconds. These intelligent tools, called Designer and Morph, can go a long way toward making your slides more dynamic and engaging. How Morph and Designer Work

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6 YouTube Tutorial Videos to Help You Develop Advanced PowerPoint Skills

The primary reason for embarrassingly failed PowerPoint presentations – the “death by PowerPoint phenomenon,” as it is very un-affectionately known – is not the software used. It is the user. Specifically, the user who mis-uses it, or fails to take effective advantage of its features. Because we want you to be a brilliant presenter (or […]

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Five Google Slides Features that Trigger the Switch from PowerPoint

More Scrum Process Google Slides Over the past few months we couldn’t help but notice the increase in sales of our Google Slides templates. Even though the Google Slides app has fewer features than PowerPoint, more and more presenters are switching over to Google Slides as their go-to presentation app – possibly because of the […]

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5 Good Alternatives to PowerPoint

Many consider Microsoft PowerPoint to be the standard presentation software, but recently several companies have launched their own presentation tools and apps – which are gaining more and more popularity among presenters at all levels. Whether you’re looking for design features Microsoft hasn’t thought about yet, or simply interested in what’s different about the newcomers […]

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Google Slides: Slideshop Teams Up with Google’s New Presentation Web App

Google Slides is Google’s new web-based presentation software, available free to anyone with a Google account. Google Cover Slides The app has sparked a lot of interest since its debut, with more and more people discovering it and taking advantage of all it has to offer. Perhaps the biggest advantage is that, as a web […]

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Five Udemy Courses that Can Improve Your Presentation Skills

Do you feel like your business presentation or sales pitch slides aren’t as good as they could be? Do you sometimes think you’re guilty of spreading the dreaded death-by-PowerPoint phenomenon? Do you often end up hiring a professional designer to overhaul your slide designs? Don’t worry. In this blog post, we’ve listed five Udemy.com PowerPoint […]

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Differences between PowerPoint and Impress

OpenOffice Impress is an affordable alternative to the popular Microsoft PowerPoint. While both programs have many similar features, it is good to know the differences between the two. If you need to choose which one best suits your needs, or to open a .ppt file with Impress, the table below can help you make decisions, […]

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4 Tricks to Get Your Sales Presentations Used

Guest Post by Nichole Auston, Marketing Manager, RO|Innovation Whether you are in marketing or sales, chances are at some point you will have your hand in creating a sales presentation. Maybe it’s a deck intended for use during in-person presentations, or one meant to be shared after a meeting with potential customers. Regardless, thought, effort […]

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Four Ways to Get More From Your Presentations

Guest Post by Kevin Jordan It is well known that educational, in-person presentations that teach people about your products and services can be highly effective in generating leads for a small business. The problem for many businesses is that it takes a significant effort to prepare and promote a presentation for a live event. Sometimes, […]

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Don’t Shoot Down Your PowerPoint Presentation – Use SmartArt

The human brain is not designed for bullet points. Let’s face it, bullet points are boring—and they’re the number-one reason that PowerPoint audiences lose interest in your presentations. A better strategy is to use compelling visual aids instead of bulleted lists. Here’s the good news: PowerPoint 2013 has a great feature called SmartArt that can […]

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