Tips & Tricks

Getting More Potential Customers Because of PowerPoint

5 Ways PowerPoint Presentations Can Improve Business Leads

When someone says the word “marketing,” the initial thoughts that come to people’s minds are sales talking, customer service, advertising, and/or social media and blog posts, or any combination thereof. It may not be wrong, but surely the concept has deeper roots than just getting a “come on” for people to trade their hard-earned cash for a product or a service. For the better business-minded people out there, the focus of the game has shifted to customer experience, the concept [...]

What to Do When You Feel Groggy Before Your Presentation

Fighting Off Sleepiness Before a Presentation

You beat the deadline and made sure that everything in your deck looks right. But one look at the clock and you realize it’s already deep into the night. Deeper than you expected. And you’ve got to wake up on time the next day. To make sure you’re not late for your presentation (which is why you crammed in the first place), you sleep less hours. This trade-off might not be that great since you’ve compromised your delivery—exhausted, sleepy, and all [...]

Knowing Which PowerPoint Keyboard Shortcuts Can Help You Out

PowerPoint Keyboard Shortcuts for Presenters

Has it ever happened to you that, when crafting slides for a great presentation, you’ve got multiple objects to select, copy, paste, move, etc. And working with your mouse is slowly but surely becoming tedious, exhausting, and time-consuming? To be fair, it’s not limited to just PowerPoint. In almost every program on desktop, and even the operating systems (Windows and Mac) themselves, there are specific sequences and/or combinations of keyboard presses that correspond to functions and commands, called keyboard shortcuts. Ever [...]

Beating the Design Deadline: How Designers Can Marry Speed with Quality

Design Hacks for Designers on a Deadline

Graphic design is expanding. Every year, new designers emerge—many of which are equipped with skills that match, if not surpass, that of established professionals. If you don’t want to be replaced, strive to be more valuable. Identify yourself from the crowd by being consistent with the quality of your work. Excellence is important for artists like you since your job entails producing creative outputs that spark the imagination. To be a great designer, you need to make sure that [...]

Presentation Ideas | question to ask in an presentation

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, [...]

[type='text']
[type='text']
[type='password']
[type='password']
[gravityform id="1" title="true" description="true" ajax="true"]
<div class='gf_browser_unknown gform_wrapper register-free-wrappper_wrapper' id='gform_wrapper_1' ><a id='gf_1' class='gform_anchor' ></a><form method='post' enctype='multipart/form-data' target='gform_ajax_frame_1' id='gform_1' class='register-free-wrappper' action='/category/tips-tricks/page/2/#gf_1'> <div class='gform_heading'> <h3 class='gform_title'>Register</h3> <span class='gform_description'>Create a free account and access<span> free slides weekly</span> </span> </div> <div class='gform_body'><ul id='gform_fields_1' class='gform_fields right_label form_sublabel_below description_below'><li id='field_1_1' class='gfield gfield_contains_required field_sublabel_below field_description_below' ><label class='gfield_label' for='input_1_1' ><span class='gfield_required'>*</span></label><div class='ginput_container ginput_container_text'><input name='input_1' id='input_1_1' type='text' value='' class='large' tabindex='1' placeholder='Username' aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false" /></div></li><li id='field_1_7' class='gfield gfield_contains_required field_sublabel_below field_description_below' ><label class='gfield_label gfield_label_before_complex' for='input_1_7_3' ><span class='gfield_required'>*</span></label><div class='ginput_complex ginput_container no_prefix has_first_name no_middle_name has_last_name no_suffix gf_name_has_2 ginput_container_name gfield_trigger_change' id='input_1_7'> <span id='input_1_7_3_container' class='name_first' > <input type='text' name='input_7.3' id='input_1_7_3' value='' aria-label='First name' tabindex='3' aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false" placeholder='First Name'/> <label for='input_1_7_3' >First</label> </span> <span id='input_1_7_6_container' class='name_last' > <input type='text' name='input_7.6' id='input_1_7_6' value='' aria-label='Last name' tabindex='5' aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false" placeholder='Last Name'/> <label for='input_1_7_6' >Last</label> </span> </div></li><li id='field_1_3' class='gfield gfield_contains_required field_sublabel_below field_description_below' ><label class='gfield_label' for='input_1_3' ><span class='gfield_required'>*</span></label><div class='ginput_container ginput_container_email'> <input name='input_3' id='input_1_3' type='text' value='' class='large' tabindex='7' placeholder='Email'/> </div></li><li id='field_1_4' class='gfield register-password gfield_contains_required field_sublabel_below field_description_below' ><label class='gfield_label gfield_label_before_complex' for='input_1_4' ><span class='gfield_required'>*</span></label><div class='ginput_complex ginput_container ginput_container_password' id='input_1_4_container'> <span id='input_1_4_1_container' class='ginput_left'> <input type='password' name='input_4' id='input_1_4' value='' tabindex='8' placeholder='Password' aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false" /> <label for='input_1_4' >Enter Password</label> </span> <span id='input_1_4_2_container' class='ginput_right'> <input type='password' name='input_4_2' id='input_1_4_2' value='' tabindex='9' placeholder='Confirm Password' aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false" /> <label for='input_1_4_2' >Confirm Password</label> </span> <div class='gf_clear gf_clear_complex'></div> </div></li><li id='field_1_8' class='gfield gform_validation_container field_sublabel_below field_description_below' ><label class='gfield_label' for='input_1_8' >Name</label><div class='ginput_container'><input name='input_8' id='input_1_8' type='text' value='' /></div><div class='gfield_description'>This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.</div></li> </ul></div> <div class='gform_footer right_label'> <input type='submit' id='gform_submit_button_1' class='gform_button button' value='SIGN UP' tabindex='10' onclick='if(window["gf_submitting_1"]){return false;} window["gf_submitting_1"]=true; ' onkeypress='if( event.keyCode == 13 ){ if(window["gf_submitting_1"]){return false;} window["gf_submitting_1"]=true; jQuery("#gform_1").trigger("submit",[true]); }' /> <input type='hidden' name='gform_ajax' value='form_id=1&amp;title=1&amp;description=1&amp;tabindex=1' /> <input type='hidden' class='gform_hidden' name='is_submit_1' value='1' /> <input type='hidden' class='gform_hidden' name='gform_submit' value='1' /> <input type='hidden' class='gform_hidden' name='gform_unique_id' value='' /> <input type='hidden' class='gform_hidden' name='state_1' value='WyJbXSIsIjdmODFjYTNhMTJmMmM4MWZhZGQ3ZTQ4YWQ2ZGNjMjJhIl0=' /> <input type='hidden' class='gform_hidden' name='gform_target_page_number_1' id='gform_target_page_number_1' value='0' /> <input type='hidden' class='gform_hidden' name='gform_source_page_number_1' id='gform_source_page_number_1' value='1' /> <input type='hidden' name='gform_field_values' value='' /> </div> </form> </div> <iframe style='display:none;width:0px;height:0px;' src='about:blank' name='gform_ajax_frame_1' id='gform_ajax_frame_1'>This iframe contains the logic required to handle AJAX powered Gravity Forms.</iframe> <script type='text/javascript'>jQuery(document).ready(function($){gformInitSpinner( 1, 'https://slidestore.com/wp-content/plugins/gravityforms/images/spinner.gif' );jQuery('#gform_ajax_frame_1').load( function(){var contents = jQuery(this).contents().find('*').html();var is_postback = contents.indexOf('GF_AJAX_POSTBACK') >= 0;if(!is_postback){return;}var form_content = jQuery(this).contents().find('#gform_wrapper_1');var is_confirmation = jQuery(this).contents().find('#gform_confirmation_wrapper_1').length > 0;var is_redirect = contents.indexOf('gformRedirect(){') >= 0;var is_form = form_content.length > 0 && ! is_redirect && ! is_confirmation;if(is_form){jQuery('#gform_wrapper_1').html(form_content.html());if(form_content.hasClass('gform_validation_error')){jQuery('#gform_wrapper_1').addClass('gform_validation_error');} else {jQuery('#gform_wrapper_1').removeClass('gform_validation_error');}setTimeout( function() { /* delay the scroll by 50 milliseconds to fix a bug in chrome */ jQuery(document).scrollTop(jQuery('#gform_wrapper_1').offset().top); }, 50 );if(window['gformInitDatepicker']) {gformInitDatepicker();}if(window['gformInitPriceFields']) {gformInitPriceFields();}var current_page = jQuery('#gform_source_page_number_1').val();gformInitSpinner( 1, 'https://slidestore.com/wp-content/plugins/gravityforms/images/spinner.gif' );jQuery(document).trigger('gform_page_loaded', [1, current_page]);window['gf_submitting_1'] = false;}else if(!is_redirect){var confirmation_content = jQuery(this).contents().find('#gforms_confirmation_message_1').html();if(!confirmation_content){confirmation_content = contents;}setTimeout(function(){jQuery('#gform_wrapper_1').replaceWith('<' + 'div id=\'gforms_confirmation_message_1\' class=\'gform_confirmation_message_1 gforms_confirmation_message\'' + '>' + confirmation_content + '<' + '/div' + '>');jQuery(document).scrollTop(jQuery('#gforms_confirmation_message_1').offset().top);jQuery(document).trigger('gform_confirmation_loaded', [1]);window['gf_submitting_1'] = false;}, 50);}else{jQuery('#gform_1').append(contents);if(window['gformRedirect']) {gformRedirect();}}jQuery(document).trigger('gform_post_render', [1, current_page]);} );} );</script><script type='text/javascript'> if(typeof gf_global == 'undefined') var gf_global = {"gf_currency_config":{"name":"U.S. Dollar","symbol_left":"$","symbol_right":"","symbol_padding":"","thousand_separator":",","decimal_separator":".","decimals":2},"base_url":"https:\/\/slidestore.com\/wp-content\/plugins\/gravityforms","number_formats":[],"spinnerUrl":"https:\/\/slidestore.com\/wp-content\/plugins\/gravityforms\/images\/spinner.gif"};jQuery(document).bind('gform_post_render', function(event, formId, currentPage){if(formId == 1) {if(typeof Placeholders != 'undefined'){ Placeholders.enable(); }} } );jQuery(document).bind('gform_post_conditional_logic', function(event, formId, fields, isInit){} );</script><script type='text/javascript'> jQuery(document).ready(function(){jQuery(document).trigger('gform_post_render', [1, 1]) } ); </script>