Learn how Sway works and read conversation on outstanding presentations 2015.
How many times have you seen slides that include pictures of targets and darts, especially when the presenter wanted to emphasize that targets need to be met, or wanted to celebrate the success of a target met? OK, that last sentence itself sounded so clichéd! Imagine how clich éd that slide must appear to the audience?
You can create a new Sway or import existing files into Sway. Whatever option you choose, you customize your Sways thereafter in the same way. There are many options that enable you to do so but in this tutorial we'll explore the Insert options that Sway provides.
Born in England, Nigel Holmes studied illustration at the Royal College of Art in London and then freelanced for magazines and newspapers for 12 years in London before going to New York in 1977 to work for Time Magazine. He became graphics director and stayed there for 16 years. He has written eight books on aspects of information design. The latest is Instant Expert, a sequel to The Book of Everything. (He knows that both titles are not to be taken too literally.) In this conversation, Nigel discusses his keynote at the upcoming Presentation Summit 2015 series.
In a previous tutorial, we looked at how you can create new Sway. Other than creating new Sways from scratch, you can also use your existing content by importing them into Sway. As of now, Sway allows you to import PowerPoint, PDF, and Word files. Once you import these files into Sway, the content in those files no longer works like how it did within the original format. However, that’s precisely what you want to happen because you can hereafter add and edit the imported content within Sway. In this tutorial, we'll explore how you can import an existing PowerPoint file into Sway.
PowerPoint MVP, Sandra Johnson helps presenters PowerPoint. Responsibly. Sandra has owned her presentation design business, Presentation Wiz, Inc., since 2001. As a certified Woman-owned Business Enterprise, she works with individuals and corporations across the globe to ensure that they PowerPoint. Responsibly. Sandy strives each day to challenge her clients' pre-conceived notions about what they think PowerPoint can and cannot do for them. Doing so, elevates their materials and presentations, essentially transforming their personal or corporate brand to a level never before achieved. In this conversation, Sandra discusses her session at the upcoming Presentation Summit 2015 series.
Once you sign into your Sway account, you can create Sways! Yes, the program and the files it creates are both called Sway. So what do you need to create Sways? You can either use the content from your local device, or any content from internet sources such as Bing, OneDrive, YouTube, and Facebook. You can also combine text and media to create an online. These created Sways can be shared later as interactive reports, presentations, personal stories, and more.
We start with an exclusive conversation with Ben Decker and Kelly Decker. Their new book, Communicate to Influence: How to Inspire Your Audience to Action, shares real-world stories and tips from the C-Suite that apply to us all. In this conversation, they discuss their book. We continue our tutorial series on Docs.com, Microsoft's file sharing, curating, and viewing website. Finally, don't miss the new discussions and templates of this week!
Before you start working with Sway to create your own digital presentations, reports, or documents, you must first sign in using your Microsoft account. A Microsoft account contains credentials you use to sign into any of Microsoft's services such as Hotmail, Outlook, XBox, Live, Zune, etc.
Ric Bretschneider is a technologist, troublemaker, and problem solver. Professionally, he helps people raise the quality of their business communications, mainly presenting. At Microsoft, Ric spent 17 years working on PowerPoint, designing and molding the program that became a juggernaut in business communication. Shortly after leaving Microsoft, Ric was awarded PowerPoint MVP status, a recognition held by only a dozen or so people in the US. In his spare time, Ric runs the San Jose California branch of the Pecha Kucha presentation event, writes, blogs and podcasts. He's also a huge geek, his obsessions are hidden away on his site. In this conversation, Ric discusses his sessions at the upcoming Presentation Summit 2015 series.
Microsoft’s Office Sway is a digital storytelling presentation program from Microsoft that's now part of the Microsoft Office family. With Sway, you can create and share interactive reports, presentations, personal stories, and more by combining text and media to create an online presentation. Now the term "online presentation" may lead you to believe that Sway is an alternative to Microsoft PowerPoint, but really speaking that's just not the case!
Ben Decker and Kelly Decker are leading experts in the field of business communication. They consult on messaging, cultivate executive presence among the leadership of Fortune 500 companies and startups alike, and regularly deliver keynotes to large audiences. Together, they run Decker Communications, a global firm that trains and coaches tens of thousands of executives a year. Their new book, Communicate to Influence: How to Inspire Your Audience to Action, shares real-world stories and tips from the C-Suite that apply to us all. In this conversation, they discuss their book.
After publishing (uploading) a file on your Docs.com account, you can edit file details. It is suggested that these files details should be up to date as it helps in SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and helps you make your content accessible to the world, although you can still set some limitations for your individual files. In this tutorial, we'll explore these options.
Docs.com provides so many share options! We already showed you how to share Docs.com content on Facebook and on Twitter. The third option is the send a link to your file uploaded on Docs.com via the email option. Read further to learn more.
One of the most amazing options that Docs.com provides is the ability to share your files with others in so many ways! Other than sharing your Docs.com content on Facebook, you are also provided with an option to tweet a link to your file! First upload a file on Docs.com, and then choose the Tweet option.
After you have uploaded content on Docs.com, you will want to use the various Share options available to show it to others, especially via social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. In this tutorial, we'll show you how to share Docs.com content on Facebook.
To begin with, we bring you a special offer. You can get Sticky Tape graphics for PowerPoint for a token amount of $1 only! Yes, you read it right -- this offer is valid only today and tomorrow. We continue our tutorial series on Docs.com, Microsoft's file sharing, curating, and viewing site. Finally, don't miss the new discussions and templates of this week!
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