This Hidden PowerPoint Feature Made Me Weep Tears of Joy

Idealware

The problem is, unlike an in-person presentation, when I’m leading a webinar I can’t see the Speaker Notes in my PowerPoint slides. Here’s how it works in my version of PowerPoint. Do you have any other great PowerPoint hacks or hidden features?

Webinar Recap: Creating Better Presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint

Tech Soup Blog

On May 24, I had the pleasure of facilitating our first webinar in our Microsoft Tips and Tricks Series, Creating Better Presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint. Better PowerPoint Presentations: The Office Casual Way. A full training course on using photos in PowerPoint 2010 Course. A full training course on using photos in PowerPoint 2007 Course. Embed a PowerPoint Presentation into a blog. A PowerPoint Web App about Web Apps.

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Upcoming Webinar on May 24: Better Presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint

Tech Soup Blog

Pacific, we will be holding a live webinar that will be covering SmartArt, Creating Better Presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint. We will then discuss PowerPoint's broadcast function , which allows you to virtually share your presentation with clients or colleagues throughout the world. Also included in this webinar will be a discussion of Microsoft Web Apps , PowerPoint resources, and information on the TechSoup Microsoft Software Donation Program.

Rethinking Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations

Tech Soup Blog

During our webinar on May 24, Creating Better Presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint , we covered key points on effective presentations in PowerPoint. One additional feature in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 that we did not cover much in our webinar is animation. In PowerPoint, you can add sound, animate text and objects, and even animate your SmartArt.

Death By PowerPoint? Three Ways to Revive Your Presentations!

Tech Soup Blog

Using SmartArt Graphics in Microsoft PowerPoint to Enhance Your Presentation Instead of Hindering It. Accomplishing More With PowerPoint: Don’t Let Your Slide Become a “Brochure," Eliminate the PowerPoint Clutter! Microsoft presentations Powerpoint

Blogging & Storytelling PowerPoint

Have Fun - Do Good

You can see PowerPoints and notes from all of the sessions ( Listening/Engaging , Storytelling , Generating Buzz , and Online Networking ) on the WeAreMedia wiki, and I've embedded my Blogging and Storytelling presentation below. I just finished co-presenting a "Storytelling" session at NTEN's WeAreMedia Webinar with Michael Hoffman of See3 Communications. Michael talked about how nonprofits can use video to tell their stories, and I talked about blogging.

Toxic Powerpoint

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A great article on SociableMedia about how to address the symptoms of toxic powerpoint which include: * Bullet point asphyxiation that suffocates dialogue with an endless stream of text read off a screen. Chart attack numbs its victims with numbers at the expense of narrative. Intellectual indigestion overwhelms with too much information that has not been digested properly

How Trickle Up Animated Their Nonprofit Story

Tech Soup Blog

But through creative use of PowerPoint , the deck became a three-second. President, admits he;s somewhat of a PowerPoint whiz. " Familiarity with the tool, he explained, made PowerPoint the obvious. creatively about how to use PowerPoint and accomplish something that.

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How to Share PowerPoint Presentations Online

Idealware

Recently a client came to me with a question about how best to offer PowerPoint presentations from previous conferences online. In PowerPoint you can also save your file as a "PowerPoint Show" which always opens in slide show view so viewers don't have access to edit your material. You can do this by choosing the Save As PDF option from within PowerPoint and through the options in the Print menu on most systems.

Voice Over PowerPoint: Free GoldMail for Non-profits

Wild Apricot Blog

Looking for an easy way to add your voice over a PowerPoint presentation, then share it by email or online? Tags: Non-profit technology Fundraising nptech E-mail marketing Non-profit Communications PowerPoint application audio Here's a cool tool to try – and a special offer for non-profit organizations.( read more ).

3 Must-Have Productivity Tools for Creating Visual Content for Social Channels

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

1) PowerPoint: Yes, I know, PowerPoint is a presentation tool. But it is the quickest and easiest way to create text overlay images because you can easily compose one in PowerPoint and export this single slide as a jpg image. You are on a roll!

Microsoft Office 2016 Is Now Available!

Tech Soup Blog

PowerPoint. PowerPoint. Insights: Powered by Bing, this feature brings you contextual information from the web right into your Office experience when using Word, Excel, Outlook, or PowerPoint. Insights feature in PowerPoint.

The Visual Language of PowerPoint

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My strongest learning style is visual and perhaps that why I've always been attracted to using images to make a point in powerpoint and graphjc organizers. Standford scholar Robert Horn who wrote "Visual Language: Global Communication for the 21st Century," offers some great insights to anyone who needs to communicate with words and images in this Q&A

American Indian Resource Center: A TechSoup Youth Organization Profile

Tech Soup Blog

Heather designs Microsoft PowerPoint -based games, like the Jeopardy inspired one she did that prepares kids for OHLAP , which is a scholarship program for Oklahoma students to attend Oklahoma colleges and universities. There is a wide array of nonprofit organizations that serve the 1.6

The Slideshare zeitgeist 2011

SocialFish

Looks like slides are definitely moving away from Powerpoint Hell… yay! Loving this quick slide deck showing some stats of the most popular presentations on Slideshare this year. SlideShare Zeitgeist 2011. View more presentations from Rashmi Sinha. Presentations Social Learning

How Many Microsoft Products Can My Nonprofit Request from TechSoup?

Tech Soup Blog

A title group contains products that serve essentially the same purpose, like PowerPoint and PowerPoint for Mac. Outlook and PowerPoint are both title groups.

Upcoming Webinar on May 24: Better Presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint

Tech Soup Blog

Pacific, we will be holding a live webinar that will be covering SmartArt, Creating Better Presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint. We will then discuss PowerPoint's broadcast function , which allows you to virtually share your presentation with clients or colleagues throughout the world. Also included in this webinar will be a discussion of Microsoft Web Apps , PowerPoint resources, and information on the TechSoup Microsoft Software Donation Program.

TechSoup Tools for Desktop Publishing and Presentations

Tech Soup Blog

You can save entire PDF files or just selected portions of them as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, or Excel documents, retaining layout, fonts, formatting, and tables. Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 — This is of course the industry-standard slideshow presentation software.

The Ultimate List

NCE Social Media

It includes great videos, PowerPoint files and infographics that are worth your while. Tags: Education and Training Tools hubspot infographics powerpoint slides statistics Video Hubspot has an incredible list of social media statistics resources that you must see.

5 Favorite Features, Tips, and Shortcuts for Microsoft's PowerPoint

Tech Soup Blog

Following up on a post from last month that featured my favorite features, tips, and shortcuts for the oft-used Word program, I wanted to do the same with another tool in the Office Suite: PowerPoint. If you're not already familiar with it, PowerPoint is a presentation program which I use pretty regularly when helping with our webinar program and when giving presentations at conferences, staff meetings, and trainings.

How PowerPoint Is Helping to Protect Motorcyclists in London

Tech Soup Blog

It's time to add Microsoft's PowerPoint to the list. This post originally appeared on the Microsoft Unlimited Potential Blog and was written by Erica Lorraine Scheidt, TechSoup Global's Director of Marketing Communications. Typically, helmets, riding suits, gloves, and goggles are the best way to keep motorcyclists safe on the road. Motorcycle-related accident statistics are sobering.

It is difficult to let go of the old ways. from powerpoint to wikitation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm also trying to move from powerpoint to wikitation. I'm not the only one who is making the shift from solitary powerpoint to the more social wikitations. Photo in flickr - Letting Go.

Does Microsoft Office SmartArt Make You Smarter?

Tech Soup Blog

I'll be speaking in a webinar, Creating Better Presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint , on May 24 at 11 a.m. And it's brought me to a startling realization: over the course of my career, I've wasted a lot of time building visual aids for my PowerPoint presentations.

The Next-Generation Office Is Here!

Tech Soup Blog

As you build your slideshows, PowerPoint suggests variations on your color scheme and template as you go and includes new tools to help develop and align text, graphics, and imagery. Microsoft Microsoft Office Powerpoint tsfeatured tsmicrosoft Outlook Excel Word OneNote tsmicrosoftdesktop

Wild Apricot Blog : 4 Ways to Put a PowerPoint Presentation on Your Web Site

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The Social Life of PowerPoint Presentations (or why I really love SlideShare)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

SlideShare is a social networking site that lets you share Powerpoint presentations. My wildest dream would be for many nonprofits to upload and share powerpoint presentation (and screencasts) and we could remix each other's work - it would save us time and help build knowledge. In fact, I have a " Remix This PowerPoint " presentation up on slide share right now! Setting up a group to share powerpoints from a conference would be awesome.

Let the Countdown to NTEN’s Leading Change Summit Begin

Connection Cafe

But, I have to admit, its hard to translate PowerPoint presentations, panel discussions, and a huge stack of business cards into an actionable plan once back in the office. Many of you know my deep love for PowerPoint, but I have to admit that I’m looking forward to switching it up a bit. I love the collaborative, high-octane brainstorming you can only find at a conference.

Pecha Kucha

NCE Social Media

Pecha Kucha is a variation on your typical PowerPoint presentation. How it differs from your traditional PowerPoint presentation is that the speaker uses 20 slides and has 20 seconds per slide to speak. Pecha Kucha style presentations were invented 8 years ago as 1) a fun way to showcase knowledge and products while placing presenters who are beginners or advanced professionals on a level footing and 2) an innovative and disruptive alternative to the boring PowerPoint presentations.

Visualize Better-Looking Data for Your Nonprofit or Library

Tech Soup Blog

Have you ever written an annual report, PowerPoint slide, or article and thought, "This could really use some sort of visual." Microsoft PowerPoint: I really like the idea of using PowerPoint for creating visuals.

Office 2016 for Mac Now Available

Tech Soup Blog

Eligible organizations can request the full Office for Mac suite or the individual Outlook or PowerPoint applications. New Features in PowerPoint. The newest version of Office for Mac is now available as a donation through TechSoup!

6 Tech Tools That Are Better In The Cloud

TechImpact

Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Microsoft PowerPoint is your program. Image courtesy of SustaiNet Software. The importance of technology to today’s business world is unmatched. Have you ever been in an office when the Internet goes out? It’s like a field day.

How to Get 1300 Advocates to Capitol Hill [HINT: It’s more than just practice]

Connection Cafe

It’s printed on t-shirts , verbalized in training sessions and is nigh inescapable in PowerPoint presentations. “ Use your voice.” To practitioners in the citizen engagement realm, the phrase is as well-worn and tired as, well, [insert your own well-worn and tired simile here].

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Trainer’s Tip: Your Room Set Up Can Make or Break the Learning Experience

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Yesterday, I spent a day facilitating leadership workshops for arts leaders attending the Art House Convergence Conference near Park City, Utah. on personal and organizational resilience based on the ideas in my new book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit.

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Why Continued Training Is Necessary For CRM Success

TechImpact

A CRM is not intuitive like a mobile app, and is not as familiar as Microsoft Word, Excel, or Powerpoint. Image courtesy of Waiting for the Elevator.

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7 Fantastic Free or Low Cost Sources To Get Images for Your Content Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Microsoft Office Clip Art Collection – This collection includes a combination of photos and illustrations and if you ever used the clip art option in PowerPoint, these will look familiar. Flickr Image by Sam Howzit.

How to Be a Better Presenter, Even on the Fly

Connection Cafe

Craft compelling infographics, charts, and PowerPoint presentations that can be used to spice up any presentation.

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DIY Social Media Management

Amy Sample Ward

View more PowerPoint from Amy Sample Ward. Yesterday, I had a lot of fun giving another webinar for Nonprofit Webinars, this time focused on DIY Social Media Management.

An Easy Recipe for Making Text Overlay Images

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For many of your text overlay needs, you can easily create them in PowerPoint and save as a jpg. You will also need to resize your image depending on what channel and how you plan to use it. Photo Source: Mlaraevski on Flickr.

No Sweat DIY Infographics

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Most of think about infographics as part of our marketing and communications tool box.

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xPotomac – Be there or be [ ]

SocialFish

” The speakers are smart and savvy, the audience is involved at every step (it’s a 20 minute presentation/20 minute discussion format for every slot), there’s NO POWERPOINT (fishbowl style, audience in the round) and it’s just flippin excellent.