5 Tips for Efficient PowerPoint Presentations

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The post 5 Tips for Efficient PowerPoint Presentations appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Creating a PowerPoint presentation requires skill, knowledge and creativity. Here are five tips to help you create an engaging and fun PowerPoint presentation.

40 PowerPoint hacks for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Yup, we are looking at PowerPoint today. I LOVE PowerPoint. There are so many wonderful things you can do with PowerPoint and the software really does allow you to be incredibly creative. As most of you will be asked to put together a slide deck for your Executives it is important that you are pretty confident on PowerPoint – hopefully these hacks will help. A PowerPoint file size can be too large to upload or email.

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The Seven Deadly Sins of Powerpoint Presentations

Ian's Messy Desk

You would think in this day and age of Garr Reynold and Presentation Zen , Seth Godin and Really Bad PowerPoint or Cliff Atkinson and Beyond Bullet Points , there would be no excuse for poor quality PowerPoint presentations. The 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint by Guy Kawasaki. Nine Steps to PowerPoint Magic by Seth Godin. How to Prevent PowerPoint overload by Cliff Atkinson. There’s no excuse for bad PowerPoint.

Power Up Your PowerPoint With Templates!

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Power Up Your PowerPoint With Templates! By The Professional Assistant on Friday, October 10, 2008 Filed Under: MS-PowerPoint D o you want to change the way your Microsoft PowerPoint templates look? There is a great and simple way to add a new look to your templates in PowerPoint. Do you feel that you could do a better job on these templates than what you have currently?

7 Tips for a Better PowerPoint Presentation

On The Job

Like most people, I've attended some great PowerPoint presentations, and some truly horrible ones. And while I never did get my new kitchen, I did learn what makes a bad PowerPoint presentation. Anyone ever held hostage by a lousy PowerPoint presentation probably has more than a few opinions about why it was so bad. He knew it was time to put an end to slow death by PowerPoint. Most all PowerPoints are flawed," he says.

How to Make Great PowerPoint Presentations in Minutes: Advanced PowerPoint - A Webinar

Office Dynamics

We thought that our administrative audience would enjoy the opportunity to become better at making great PowerPoint presentations and since Office Dynamics doesn't typically offer technical training we are sharing with tyou this offering from our friends at Business Management Daily. This is for those of you looking for training in advanced PowerPoint use. Make PowerPoint presentations in just minutes, not hours. Pushing” the outline to PowerPoint. Hello!

7 Tips That Will Make Your PowerPoint Better Than Ever Before

On The Job

When was the last time you gave a PowerPoint presentation and no one turned to their phone to check email or play "Word Cookies"? If the answer is never, it's time to rethink the details of your PowerPoint and learn ways to keep your audience focused on your presentation. Research has shown that you can keep people interested in your PowerPoint by: Ensuring that your type is at least 24 point, so even those in the back of the room can easily read the information.

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Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint?

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 27 February, 2010 Wheres the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? Some people in the office were trying to get the remote working as we had a PowerPoint presentation coming up and were calling it things like remote thingy , remote slide clicker, wireless mouse so I finally asked, "Does anyone know what the official name for that thing is?" Here we were, professional assistants talking about the thingy for the PowerPoint.

PowerPoint 2007 | 2 Steps To Hide The Movie Frame

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PowerPoint 2007 | How To Hide The Sound Icon

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In the task pane on the right side of the PowerPoint 2007 screen, enter one or more keywords to search for sound clips. Once you have chosen the sound clip to play in your PowerPoint 2007 presentation, you will be prompted for whether to play this sound clip automatically when the slide is presented, or to play the sound on the click of the mouse. H ow to hide the sound icon in PowerPoint 2007 (PDF) As always, let us know if there are things you need help with.

Creating a PowerPoint Presentation Fast by Organizing All of Your Presentation Slides - Even if you have 1000s

Stephanie LH Calahan

  1 - How to Organize When You Have Slews of PowerPoint Slides.   Embed YouTube Videos in Your PowerPoint to Save Disk Space. If you would like to see a quick tutorial, check out this great short video I found on how to embed your videos into your PowerPoint. Rather than a master file with all of the PowerPoint slides consider creating (hopefully not you, but your assistant or virtual assistant) a master index that is search-able.

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PowerPoint 2007: Slide Library

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Secure Your Success With Training, Support And A Network Of Trusted Friends admins4admins.com Building Success One Office At A Time Home Toolbox About Bios Contact Us Blogs Featured Excel 2007 Powerpoint 2007 Word 2007 Business Letters Networking Opportunities Professional Growth You are here: Home / Blogs / PowerPoint 2007: Slide Library PowerPoint 2007: Slide Library Leave a Comment Filed under Blogs , Powerpoint 2007 Here are some quick tips on publishing slides to your slide library.

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PowerPoint 2007 | How To Show Markup And Review Comments

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You can receive these updates automatically through email by clicking below: Subscribe to admins4admins.com by Email HOW TO SHOW MARKUPS AND REVIEW COMMENTS IN POWERPOINT Follow the following steps to Show markup and review comments in PowerPoint 2007. Share this on Linkedin Tags: changes , comments , markup , powerpoint , presentation , slideshow Speak Your Mind Tell us what youre thinking.

Powerpoint 2007 | How To Add A Footer To A Slide

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Share this on Linkedin Tags: footer , powerpoint , presentation , slide Speak Your Mind Tell us what youre thinking.

Powerpoint 2007 | How To Delay Start Of Movie

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Share this on Linkedin Tags: format , movie , powerpoint , presentation , slide , slideshow Speak Your Mind Tell us what youre thinking.

Microsoft Powerpoint: The Bumblebee's 3 most useful PPT add-ins

BioTeams

Here I share my 3 most useful Powerpoint add-ins - Acoolsoft PPT to Video, iSpring and PPT2HTML. Like excel add-ins once you install them they become available within the powerpoint menus. PPT to Video converts powerpoint files into videos in all the main formats including AVI, WMV, MPEG, MP4, MOV and is a great way of creating a video quickly and cheaply before you upload it to Youtube or Vimeo. PPT2HTML is probably my favourite Powerpoint add-in.

8 Key Strategies for Utilizing PPT for Your Small Business

Small Business CEO

The easiest and most efficient way to do this is through a PowerPoint or Keynote presentation. In this case, PowerPoint is available for Mac and Windows, while Keynote is only available for Mac. A good PowerPoint presentation is like a lightbulb moment for your customers.

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PowerPoint 2007 | 2 Steps To Hide The Movie Frame

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Creating Powerful Presentations

Practically Perfect PA

As most assistants are advanced users of PowerPoint the temptation to use all of the features can be high. If your organisation does not have standard themes there are lots that you can use online and via PowerPoint. So lets have a look at a few alternatives to standard Power Point… First off we have Prezi which is a really popular alternative to PowerPoint.

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Creating Powerful Presentations

Practically Perfect PA

As most assistants are advanced users of PowerPoint the temptation to use all of the features can be high. If your organisation does not have standard themes there are lots that you can use online and via PowerPoint. So lets have a look at a few alternatives to standard Power Point… First off we have Prezi which is a really popular alternative to PowerPoint.

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Managing Meeting Meltdowns: Technology Edition

Professional Assistant Blog

Y ou have an important meeting to set up and you've prepared the handouts and the PowerPoint presentation on your boss' laptop. Meetings Productivity Microsoft PowerPointImage by Marshall Astor. The speakerphone and projectors are in the room. Everything is fine and dandy, until. uh-oh! The speakerphone isn't working properly! What do you do? I'm sure that this has happened to the best of us at some point in time.

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Virtual Assistant Business - What the heck is this?

Professional Assistant Blog

Microsoft Word Meetings Productivity Job Seeking Microsoft Access Microsoft Outlook Research Prioritize Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Excel Travel Customer ServiceImage by cogdogblog. U nfortunately, I got let go from my job due to restructuring and am looking for work now. This was the bad news. The good news is that I now have free time to start my own business (if I don't end up finding something permanent) and hope that this new venture will take off like a rocket!

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How to Manage the Rush Jobs

Ian's Messy Desk

Fifteen minutes later another manager comes by looking for last-minute help with a PowerPoint presentation. For example: typing a 40-slide PowerPoint presentation: two hours, provided all the material is complete. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day. Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap How to Manage the Rush Jobs Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on May 13, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed.

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How to Analyze Your Audience

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You don’t fire up PowerPoint and start creating slides. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day. Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap How to Analyze Your Audience Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on September 10, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Or, if you prefer, you can subscribe to my blog posts by e-mail. Thanks for visiting!

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PowerPoint 2007 – How To Manage Movies In Powerpoint

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These are the basics in formatting movies in PowerPoint 2007. PowerPoint 2007 unfortunately doesn’t let you add movies from a DVD to a presentation normally.

4 Ways To Send The Elevator Back Down & Why It Matters To Keep Doing It by Bonnie Low-Kramen

Bonnie Low-Krayman

Offer them an opportunity to work on a project that will highlight their PowerPoint design skills or event planning abilities. September 2022 for HR.com. No one gets to wherever they are alone. No one. The remote workplace can feel mighty lonely these days, can’t it?

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5 tools to help create organisational charts

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Back in the day, there were only two platforms available for this job – PowerPoint and Visio, they had their problems, and although, yes, I could create charts with both programmes, I […]. Having worked through a few company restructures in my career I have often been given the horrible task of creating new organisational charts.

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CEOWorld Magazine | “5 Reasons Why Saying Yes to Training Your Administrative Staff is a No-Brainer” by Bonnie Low-Kramen

Bonnie Low-Krayman

They are the tech whizzes who make your PowerPoint deck shine and organize your all-hands meeting flawlessly on Zoom. They see around corners and know what intel you need before you know you need it. They remember your favorite hotel in every city. They remind you of your direct reports’ birthdays weeks ahead of time, complete with ideas of what to give, including a spreadsheet of gifts given in the past. Cue your sigh of relief.

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The Art of Rapid Presentation Creation

Productivityist

Information Evernote focus keynote powerpoint presnetation speaking The following is a guest post by Ryan McRae. Ryan is the founder of masterpresenting.com , a blog dedicated to creating courageous presenters. He has spoken all over the world, including Afghanistan. He is an Apple fanatic, voracious reader and lover of things pumpkin flavored. He can be reached at theryanmcrae@gmail.com. The task of giving a presentation can overwhelm the best of us.

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How To Play Sound Across Multiple Slides

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Share this on Linkedin Tags: format sound , powerpoint , presentation , slide Comments One Response to “How To Play Sound Across Multiple Slides&# Trackbacks Check out what others are saying about this post. Sunday said: @msgroups Easy Tip: Play sound across multiple slides in powerpoint – [link] [.]

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Making Visual Presentations

Small Business CEO

Visuals play a role in any presentation , from PowerPoint slides to the latest data visualization. Most companies must utilize some form of visuals to convey information to their employees, customers, and other stakeholders.

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Highlights from a Talk With the CEO of SHRM: What HR Really Thinks About EAs

Bonnie Low-Krayman

Therefore, not just any PowerPoint or Excel class will truly serve the profession. Highlights from the BTUA Podcast interview conducted by Bonnie Low-Kramen and Vickie Sokol Evans with SHRM CEO Johnny C. Taylor Jr. & & COS Emily M. Dickens.

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The ‘118’: The Modern Elevator Pitch

Success

How many sales presentations have you sat through with 100-plus PowerPoint slides and wondered afterward, I don’t get it. I have always liked the idea of the elevator pitch —that is, the ability to sell yourself and what your company offers in the span of an elevator ride.

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How to Breathe New Life into Old Blog Posts

Tips From T. Marie

Yes, I’m talking PowerPoint (or Keynote if you’re a Mac). Don’t have PowerPoint or Keynote? Google Drive has a presentation feature, Microsoft offers PowerPoint through Office Online or Office 365. If you’re creating in PowerPoint, Keynote or Canva you can use a service like Slideshare or AuthorStream. started blogging in 2004. Back then if there was a picture included with your post you were ahead of the curve. It’s not 2004 anymore.

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In Sales, Stop Saying ‘We’

Success

You have a PowerPoint presentation that brags, rather than proves. Think about the way you sell and the way you present your product or service. How many times do you think you use the word we? Likely hundreds. How many times should you use the word we?

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4 Ways to Better Communicate Complex Information

On The Job

PowerPoints are not supposed to just be a copy of your presentation. If you're an expert in your field and are called upon to communicate some complex ideas to an audience that may only understand the basics, it can be a challenge.

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How Do You Train And Retain Tech Talent? Use Podcasts, Says CEO Jen Grogono

Allwork

By serving employees podcasts over PowerPoints, employees can listen anytime they want, using a familiar application that doesn’t require any ramp-up or training.

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Tech of the week: WeTransfer

Practically Perfect PA

We work with huge documents every day, from PowerPoint presentations to PDFs, video files and everything in between. Today’s Technology of the week : WeTransfer. Here are all the details…. What is WeTransfer? WeTransfer is a really simple website that allows the user to send big files to other people. What does it do? The website really is simple. You enter the details for the person receiving the file, you then upload your file (up to 2GB) and voila!

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7 Communication Mistakes You’re Making at Work

Success

Ditch the 35-page PowerPoint deck and explain why your project really matters. Communication takes work , and it can be difficult—on both sides of the conversation—to improve it. You might not even realize that work needs to be done.

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Why print is still important in business presentations

Practically Perfect PA

In the 25 years since its launch, PowerPoint has become the most popular presentation aid, holding 95% of the presentation software market. Nowadays, most presentations are given with PowerPoint or similar digital supports. This means that PowerPoint presentations might leave no trace in the audience’s memory in a matter of minutes while print ingrains itself for later recall.

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