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Presentation Magazine - Free advice and 519 PowerPoint templates

Presentation Magazine - Free advice and 519 PowerPoint templates
Basic Voice Improvement Techniques Your voice includes several characteristics, including: tone, volume, pitch, cadence, speed, voice inflection (word emphasis), emotion, and enunciation. Many of these characteristics can be learned and controlled with practice. This article has some simple techniques that I teach my students in an Introduction to Public Speaking class at Wilberforce University in the USA. (Read more...) 11 top tips for improving your presentation technique

A Beginner's Guide to Combining Multiple Fonts Using multiple fonts in the same design can get tricky if you don’t have knowledge of basic theories and good practices. In my opinion pairing fonts is one of the most difficult parts of the design process. If you have no idea where to begin, then this article will guide you through the knowledge you need for now. Browsing the internet for tips about pairing fonts can get confusing, because there are many practices designers use.

PowerPoint Revolution: 21st Century Design In a previous article, I reviewed several common PowerPoint designs used in corporate meeting rooms around the world today, and what you can do to improve on them. But now, let’s aim higher. After all, we’re professionals. We should look and act like them, even behind closed conference room doors. It’s time we dragged our presentations into the 21st century.

The BIG list of Free Powerpoint Design Templates PowerPoint design is one of the most critical parts of creating a presentation. Its the design & messaging of the PowerPoint presentation which will finally leave an impact on the viewer. You’ve heard umpteen times that “Don’t use a default Powerpoint theme”, but you still need a quick way to jazz up your content & design. powerpoint wow - special effects with images and powerpoint You can create some great special effects using just powerpoint alone. We can hear them now... "I didn't know you could do that in powerpoint"Just follow the simple steps to create some cool effects. 1. Cast a fading shadow The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss “Everyone’s looking for rules to follow, and the sooner you realize there aren’t any, the better art can be.”– Jerrod Carmichael Jerrod Carmichael is pushing the boundaries of comedy with his groundbreaking work in stand-up, television, and film. Now just 29 years old, what this driven North Carolina native has accomplished is mind-boggling, and 2017 is going to be his biggest year yet.

You Need to Know These Seven Tips If You Build Graphics for E-Learning If you’re building elearning courses, then you should expect to have a graphics editing program as part of your tool chest. In a previous post I mentioned a few free (or low cost) graphic editors if you don’t already have one. There’s even a good discussion about graphics applications in the elearning community. Jump in and share a favorite of yours. There’s a difference between having a graphics application and being a professional graphics artist. Correct dimensions for Power Point Import inShare0 Captivate 3 (and now 4) supports importing a Microsoft Power Point file. Captivate slide dimensions are defined in pixels, while Power Point defines slide size in inches. Many of you might have faced problems with stretched / shrunken objects because of a mismatch in the dimensions of the imported Power Point slides and your Captivate project.

58,086 Free PowerPoint templates - High Quality b 58,086 Free PowerPoint Templates and Backgrounds Over time we have built up a collection of 58,086 free PowerPoint templates, themes and PowerPoint Backgrounds. You can download these professional designs for free. You can browse all of our PowerPoint templates or select them by category or colour or by tag. 5 free MS Project alternatives - techrepublic If you're supporting a small organization with an even smaller budget, consider one of these free software management solutions. Poor planning is the root of most project failures and interestingly, the smaller the project, the less scrutiny the plan gets! If you're managing projects, execution will benefit from tight tracking. Unfortunately, proprietary software is usually expensive or ransomed via subscription fees.

10 Books Of Visual Ideas Sharebar Everyone needs a way to get inspired. When it comes to visuals, you can find ideas all around you—in magazine covers, advertisements, design websites and my favorite, books. Here are some of the latter that you might find intriguing. I recommend these books for visual examples and guidelines and for ways to visualize concepts, information and data.

An example of a bad presenting experience. Good site for sharing concerns and gaining support generally. An American slant by raviii May 13