by Geetesh Bajaj, September 11th 2012
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SlideShark for iPhone: Conversation with Andy Zimmerman

Andy Zimmerman Andy Zimmerman is chief marketing officer for Brainshark, Inc. Brainshark's cloud-based software lets users create online and mobile video presentations -- using simple business tools like PowerPoint and the phone or computer microphone -- and share and track their content. Thousands of companies use Brainshark to improve the reach and results of their business communications, while dramatically reducing costs. In this conversation, Andy discusses the SlideShark iPad app Brainshark debuted last fall -- and today's launch of SlideShark for the iPhone.

Read the conversation here.

The Intangibles That Make A Difference: by Claudyne Wilder

Claudyne Wilder Now you have your presentation together and you feel good about it: but, as a presenter, is anything missing? Have you considered all the following issues? First your clothes do you know what your audience will be wearing? Don't waste energy and stress yourself out wondering what to wear the day of your talk. Ask enough people to get the right answer. Are jeans with a fitted jacket appropriate, or a simple pants suit with gorgeous jewelry? Keep outfits assembled in your closet that you can just put on. Most of the time, wear something that fits in but is just a bit more dressed than the audience. And when traveling, take an extra top or shirt just in case you spill something.

Read more in this post by Claudyne Wilder.

Concept Slides: Five Segment Circle

Concept Slides: Five Segment Circle    Concept Slides: Five Segment Circle
This conceptual slide contains a circle with five segments you can use to illustrate any concept or entity comprising five components / elements. Try and use pictures that complement each other - or even strongly contrast with each other. The resulting slide should have a compelling impact on your audience - and should sync with the message of your presentation. The sample presentation that you download comprises five segment circles contained within two separate slides - one with a picture fill, and the other with just a solid color fill. Copy these slides to your PowerPoint presentation and change the fills and effects of individual segments as well as the thin donut shaped circle around the segment, using PowerPoint's fills, lines, and effects.

People Chain Silhouettes for PowerPoint -- 04

People Chain Silhouettes for PowerPoint    People Chain Silhouettes for PowerPoint
This new set is part of the People Chain silhouette series comprises some variations of the People Chain metaphor that have been arranged in the form of a circle and an arc. In spite of being neutral, these silhouette graphics can provide your slide with an artistic look due to the way they have been arranged. Use them in your presentations with some creativity involved, and make your slides look amazing!

Learn PowerPoint 2010 for Windows: Fonts and Document Inspection

Learn PowerPoint 2011 for Mac: Slide Transitions

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