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Hypersay with Live Streaming: Conversation with Brian Daly

April 6, 2020

Hypersay with Live Streaming: Conversation with Brian Daly

Brian Daly worked as an American Investment Banker for 30 years in New York, Paris, and London (1983—2013). He has re-invented himself as an entrepreneur with the assistance of the founders of Hypersay where he always learns something new every day. In this conversation, Brian talks about the new Live Streaming feature in Hypersay.

Read the conversation here.


Attributing Creative Commons Pictures in PowerPoint Slides

April 6, 2020

Attributing Creative Commons Pictures in your PowerPoint Slides

Millions of pictures are available online within the Creative Commons license. Many of these pictures can be found on Flickr. Typically, most Creative Commons licensed content on Flickr can be searched within three useable categories. You can decide which of these license options work for you, which pictures are available within any of these license options, and then download the picture. That's when you need to think about another important aspect of the Creative Commons license: and that is attribution.

Learn how to attribute Creative Commons pictures in your PowerPoint slides.


Pixabay

April 3, 2020

Pixabay

The more pictures you find online, the more difficult it gets to decide whether this picture can be legally used or not. And yes, it's not too difficult if you are ready to pay for high-quality images, because there are some awesome stock photo sites that have you covered. But in case your pockets are not too deep, or even if you are doing something on a shoestring budget for a pro bono cause, then you will want a source of pictures that's high quality, and also not expensive at all. And Pixabay, the site we are reviewing today actually exceeds those requirements because not only are the pictures high quality, but they are free as well!

Learn about Pixabay, an amazing resource of shared pictures that can be used easily.


PowerPoint and Presenting News: March 31, 2020

March 31, 2020

PowerPoint and Presenting News: March 31, 2020

I've been working for home because of the coronavirus lockdown, so I decided to update and revamp two tutorials. The new content has almost doubled the ideas! In the "Picture Copyrights" article, you can explore a story about what happened to someone who put in copied pictures on their PowerPoint slides. In "Is a Picture Really Worth a Thousand Words?", you'll find nine such scenarios, along with ideas that will help you make sure that your pictures are certainly worth a thousand words. We also feature Christian Lund, who talks about Templafy, an enterprise-grade productivity and governance platform for enterprise document, presentation, and email creation.

PowerPoint 2019 for Windows users can learn about the Save and Save As tabs of Backstage View. Also, make sure you do not miss the quotes, press releases, and templates featured in the last week.

Stay informed about updated tutorials and happenings related to PowerPoint and presenting.


Three Ways to Make a Presentation Effective

March 30, 2020

Three Ways to Make a Presentation Effective

Are you stuck with what you believe is a boring or even an uninteresting presentation? And now that your boss insists that you largely stay with the existing topic, what can you do? It turns out you can do a lot. In fact, you’ll need to work on not one but three distinct areas to make your PowerPoint, Prezi, Google Slides, or Apple Keynote presentations more effective and less boring. Here are the three areas.

Geetesh Bajaj explains how you can make your content interesting, attractive, and engaging.


Info Tab of Backstage View in PowerPoint 365 for Mac

March 30, 2020

Info Tab of Backstage View in PowerPoint 365 for Mac

In PowerPoint 365 for the Mac, there is no Info tab of Backstage view like you see in PowerPoint 365 for Windows. Yes, it would have been nice to have this Info tab where you can see and access multiple settings and properties for file options, protecting presentations, media options, inspecting presentations, and management—but most of these settings are available within PowerPoint 365 for Mac in various other locations. In this tutorial, we will help you discover these locations.

Learn about the various options available in the Info tab of Backstage view in PowerPoint 365 for Mac.


Is a Picture Really Worth a Thousand Words?

March 27, 2020

Is a Picture Really Worth a Thousand Words?

A picture is worth a thousand words—we’ve We’ve all heard this saying a thousand times and more. However, just because we heard it so many times, does not make it a norm. Frankly speaking, this observation may not even be true all the time! So what are those scenarios when this is not true? Here are nine such scenarios, along with ideas that will help you make sure that your pictures are certainly worth a thousand words.

Learn more with Geetesh Bajaj.


PowerPoint and Presenting News: March 24, 2020

March 24, 2020

The Importance of Screen Calibration

We start with tips from David Henson of Toastmasters International, that will help you make the most of your slides in a business presentation. Kurt Dupont of PresentationPoint explores the importance of screen calibration. PowerPoint 2019 for Windows users can learn about the Open and Close tabs and the Info tab of Backstage view. We also explore the Info tab of Backstage View in PowerPoint 365 for Windows. Also, make sure you do not miss the quotes, press releases, and templates featured in the last week.

Stay informed about updated tutorials and happenings related to PowerPoint and presenting.



Picture Copyrights

March 24, 2020

Picture Copyrights

At one extreme is a presentation that is bereft of any visual content, and the other extreme is a set of slides that have all visuals and almost no text. Yes, we do live in a world of extremes! We are not advocating which is a better approach, but contemporary presenters almost always make sure that they include many visuals on their slides. The adage, a picture is worth a thousand words is popular, and yet the truth of that statement may not hold good in at least one scenario, and that is all about where the visuals originated?

Learn about picture copyrights, and why you should respect them.


Templafy: Conversation with Christian Lund

March 23, 2020

Templafy: Conversation with Christian Lund

Christian Lund is the Chief Product Officer and Co-founder of Templafy, an enterprise-grade productivity and governance platform for enterprise document, presentation and email creation. With over 15 years of domain knowledge, Christian helped spearhead the transition for large organizations from on-premise systems to Software-as-a-Service solutions for document content and template management. Templafy is now a global leader in its category, serving many of the largest international organizations and over 1.5 million users. In this conversation, Christian talks about Templafy.

Read the conversation here.


Save and Save As Tabs of Backstage View in PowerPoint 2019 for Windows

March 23, 2020

Save and Save As Tabs of Backstage View in PowerPoint 2019 for Windows

When launched, PowerPoint 2019 for Windows typically opens with Backstage View. If you want to create a new presentation, you can do so using the New tab. If you want to work on any of the already created presentations, you can open them by using the various options in the Open tab.

Explore saving options in Backstage view of PowerPoint 2019 for Windows.


The Importance of Screen Calibration

March 20, 2020

The Importance of Screen Calibration

We were recently working on a project of a customer and they sent in a Photoshop design of what they wanted to see on the information screens. That’s typical, most users send in a PowerPoint presentation already, while designers send in a Photoshop file and you have to start all over in PowerPoint. We were displaying the newly created PowerPoint on a television screen here, as a test. And with this presentation, we saw completely different results between our design computer and the test television.

Learn more from Kurt Dupont.


Info Tab of Backstage View in PowerPoint 365 for Windows

March 20, 2020

Info Tab of Backstage View in PowerPoint 365 for Windows

In PowerPoint 365 for Windows, all information that you need about your currently active presentation is available in a single easily accessible location. This location is the Info tab of Backstage View. Using the options available within this tab, you can access information about permissions set for the active presentation, prepare your content for sharing, and also possibly recover older versions of unsaved files. In addition, the Info tab also provides access to many more properties that we will discuss on this page.

Learn about the various options available in the Info tab of Backstage view in PowerPoint 365 for Windows.


Info Tab of Backstage View in PowerPoint 2019 for Windows

March 19, 2020

Info Tab of Backstage View in PowerPoint 2019 for Windows

In PowerPoint 2019 for Windows, all information that you need about your currently active presentation is available in a single easily accessible location. This location is the Info tab of Backstage View. Using the options available within this tab, you can access information about permissions set for the active presentation, prepare your content for sharing, and also possibly recover older versions of unsaved files. In addition, the Info tab also provides access to many more properties that we will discuss on this page.

Learn about the various options available in the Info tab of Backstage view in PowerPoint 2019 for Windows.


Tips for Making the Most of Your Slides in a Business Presentation

March 18, 2020

Tips for Making the Most of Your Slides in a Business Presentation

Slides can be a great way to make a business presentation come alive – if they are designed well and then used properly. But, as many of us will have experienced, presenters will often throw their slides together without much thought for the audience and then deliver their presentation in a way that is likely to put an audience to sleep!

Read more in this post by David Henson of Toastmasters International.


PowerPoint and Presenting News: March 17, 2020

March 17, 2020

What is Your Body Language Saying About You?

We first look at creating simple quizzes in PowerPoint, and this technique should work for any version of PowerPoint. We then interview Kurt Dupont of PresentationPoint, who talks about updates to his DataPoint, iPoint, and SignageTube products. The first two are PowerPoint add-ins and SignageTube is a digital signage SaaS solution. We also bring you a post by Sandra Schrift who explains what your body language says about you.

For PowerPoint 365 for Windows users, we look at creating SmartArt with icons using PowerPoint Designer. PowerPoint 365 for Mac users can learn about options within the New tab of Backstage View. We also look at the Open and Close tabs of Backstage View in both PowerPoint 365 for Mac and Windows. Also, make sure you do not miss the quotes, press releases, and templates featured in the last week.

Stay informed about updated tutorials and happenings related to PowerPoint and presenting.


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