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by Geetesh Bajaj, February 27, 2018

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This Is How We Do It

This Is How We Do It

If I had a dollar for every time I heard a client say, “But this is how we do it!” I could retire quite comfortably. Unfortunately, I don’t. So instead, I try to help our clients embrace change by demonstrating how Shufflrr and good presentation management strategy makes their jobs easier and helps them become more effective in their roles.

AlexAnndra Ontra discusses how Shufflrr and good presentation management strategy makes jobs easier and helps users become more effective in their roles.

Keyboard Shortcuts and Sequences E-Book: PowerPoint 2016, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2007, and 2003

Keyboard Shortcuts and Sequences E-Book: PowerPoint 2016, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2007, and 2003

Are you aware of all PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts and sequences? Want to check if your favorites have been included in this e-book, or if there are a few that can help you perform your PowerPoint tasks quicker and better? Or if you don't use keyboard shortcuts and sequences, do you want to get started?

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This 146 page PDF e-book downloads quick, costs you $9.99, and is a valuable resource. The PowerPoint Keyboard Shortcuts and Sequences E-Book covers the last five Windows versions of PowerPoint: PowerPoint 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, and 2003. And also, PowerPoint 2016 and 2011 for Mac.

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The Cognitive Load of PowerPoint: Interview with Richard E Mayer

Richard E Mayer

Many people have opinions about PowerPoint, but few can speak on the topic with the authority of Richard E. Mayer, Ph.D., professor of psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Named the most prolific researcher in the field of educational psychology, Rich is the author of 18 books and more than 250 articles and chapters. His 12 years of research in multimedia learning and problem-solving have important implications for PowerPoint users.

Read Cliff Atkinson’s interview with Richard Mayer here.

Visual Thinking: Conversation with Emma Bannister

Emma Bannister

Emma Bannister is passionate about presenting big, bold and beautiful ideas. She is the founder and CEO of Presentation Studio, APAC’s largest presentation communication agency, and author of Visual Thinking: How to transform the way you think, communicate and influence with presentations. In this conversation, Emma talks about her book, Visual Thinking.

Read the conversation here.

Five Ways to Improve PowerPoint Presentations

Five Ways to Improve PowerPoint Presentations

Millions of presentations are created, and you may have seen at least hundreds of presentations in your lifetime. Yet, how many of them do you remember a few days or weeks after you have seen them? You may see the occasional, amazing slide that you remember, but for most of us who are not PowerPoint designers, the bad slides are similar to what a Google Images search for the same term shows up.

Learn more here.

ToolsToo v7.1 Add-in for PowerPoint: Conversation with Gil Segal

Gil Segal

Gil Segal is the creator of ToolsToo and a senior software consultant. Gil is always on the lookout for ways to automate manual tasks in any software he uses and has been a PowerPoint power-user since the mid-90s. In this interview, Gil talks about the new ToolsToo v7.1 add-in for PowerPoint.

Read the conversation here.

STAMP Add-in in PowerPoint 2016, 2013, and 2010 for Windows

Edit Captions

Edit Captions within the STAMP Add-in in PowerPoint 2016, 2013, and 2010 for Windows

We have already explored how you can create new captions for movies inserted in PowerPoint, using the STAMP Caption Editor. Once these captions have been added, you may want to edit them or add new captions, by following these steps. Select the video which already has captions added. This will activate the Video Tools tab of the Ribbon.


Align, Hide, Show, or Remove Captions

Align, Hide, Show, or Remove Captions using the STAMP Add-in

The STAMP add-in for PowerPoint is a free download from Microsoft that lets you add captions to media such as movie clips inserted in your slides. When installed, the STAMP add-in creates new buttons in the Video Tools Playback tab of the Ribbon in PowerPoint, within the Captions group of the Video Tools Playback tab, There are several options in this group that can be helpful while working with your existing captions.

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It actually takes more careful planning: by Nancy Duarte

HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations

"It actually takes more careful planning to distill your ideas into a few key takeaways than it does to create an hour long presentation."

Learn PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

Share Option in Backstage View

Share Option in Backstage View in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

Among the tabs within Backstage view, we have already explored the Open, New, and Save, tabs. In this tutorial, we will explore the Share tab, that provides you with options to share the current presentation through the cloud via OneDrive. You can also email the presentation as an attachment, a link, or a PDF.


Present Online

Present Online

Many presenters are used to connecting their computers to projectors or display units and navigating through their slides as they speak to a live audience. Yet, in the recent past, it's become normal to present from your computer via a webinar, with your audiences spanning different countries and time zones. You can use many webinar options, but did you know that Microsoft included a basic, free option right inside PowerPoint 2016 for Windows? This option is known as Present Online, and you'll learn the basics of using it in the following steps.

Learn PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

Notes Master View

Notes Master View in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

Each slide in your PowerPoint deck can have some notes associated with it, and these are placed in the Notes Pane area. Do you want to print all these slide notes? Yes, you can. However, very few people realize that you can print these notes in the form of a properly structured Notes Page. This might be among the least used PowerPoint options, but this certainly is among the most useful ones!

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