Monthly Archives - March 2017

How Animation Can Enhance Your PowerPoint Presentation

3 Ways Animation Can Make or Break Your Presentation

Ever since the birth of Microsoft PowerPoint, presentations have taken a turn for the better: user-friendly interface, easy-to-use buttons, and simple settings to name a few, rendering the whole task of creating presentations simpler and less time-consuming. Best of all is how the software gives you extras and bonuses to liven up to your slides with a few clicks and adjustments. Like the other elements of a visual aid, and especially with PowerPoint, animations can mean the difference between bland [...]

Useful features of powerpoint 2016

7 of PowerPoint 2016’s Best New Features

PowerPoint is one of the most important programs in Microsoft Office. It features a competitive range of graphical and presentation tools, making it useful for both personal and business applications. PowerPoint 2016, its most recent version, marks almost three years of productivity since the last update. This newest application doesn’t come with dramatic changes. In fact, most of its additional features are enhancements from the previous version. What sets the real difference with PowerPoint 2016 (and with Office 2016 in [...]

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A Recipe for Cooking Presentation Ideas: Important Questions to Ask

Everything starts with an idea. Writers invoke Muses for inspiration; scientists gather data to make a breakthrough; and speakers brainstorm before preparing a presentation. This all sounds so simple in writing, but when you’re faced with the actual task of coming up with ideas, you might find yourself in a barren and lonely land. All too often, creative people struggle against creative block, a seemingly dead-end state that leaves them high and dry. When you’re stuck in this state, things [...]

Mobile Applications for Public Speakers

6 Useful Mobile Applications for Public Speakers

In this era, dependence on technology has never been higher, flow of information is better than ever, and communication is faster. One gift of technology is the smartphone. Whatever brand you have, the ease of use and accessibility a smartphone offers means flexibility, especially when the Internet is concerned. This 24/7 connectivity is practically why these mobile gadgets are essential. With smartphones come applications, software programs you can install and update through the App Store for Apple, Google Play for Android, [...]

2 Ways to Easily Embed Videos in PowerPoint 2016

2 Ways to Easily Embed Videos in PowerPoint 2016

DOWNLOAD HUNDREDS OF FREE POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS Click Here to Sign Up for FREE Note: This tutorial is also applicable to Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. Videos are effective at both informing and entertaining audiences and are useful for minimizing text.  As visual aids, they’re great for explaining complicated subjects or demonstrating a product or process, making your presentation more dynamic and engaging. That’s why you should embed videos in PowerPoint 2016 for an audience that has trouble paying attention to long strings of text. Videos [...]

recover unsaved files in PowerPoint 2013

Recover Your Unsaved File in PowerPoint 2013

Unsaved work can happen for a number of reasons. It can happen when there’s a power failure or a system crash, or for whatever reason, maybe you just forgot to hit “Save.” Don’t worry. Recovering an unsaved file is possible in PowerPoint. In fact, there’s more than one way to recover it. These features are enabled by default, so you’re guaranteed to get your file back. Be warned that it’s generally not recommended to change these settings because you’ll never know [...]

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