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

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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

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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!

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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?

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. H ow to hide the sound icon in PowerPoint 2007 (PDF) As always, let us know if there are things you need help with.

PowerPoint 2007: Slide Library

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

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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!

Powerpoint 2007 | How To Add A Footer To A Slide

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How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint

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Home About Me Advertise How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, August 30, 2007 Filed Under: MS-Excel , MS-PowerPoint , MS-Word P eople often ask me, "How do you copy a table from Word into Powerpoint?" Open Powerpoint and click on File, then select New, then Blank Presentation. You might need to do some formatting on Powerpoint, since it only allows for so many rows.

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Powerpoint 2007 | How To Delay Start Of Movie

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Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint?

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© 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.

7 Tips for a Better PowerPoint Presentation

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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. He knew it was time to put an end to slow death by PowerPoint.

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

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  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.

PowerPoint 2007 | 2 Steps To Hide The Movie Frame

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

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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.

7 Tips That Will Make Your PowerPoint Better Than Ever Before

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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.

Creating Powerful Presentations

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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

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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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7 Ways to Create a Stunning Financial Report

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Microsoft PowerPoint is one of the best tools for creating financial reports. Here, we will show you ways to create a stunning financial report with Microsoft PowerPoint. Move data to MS PowerPoint. However, PowerPoint also allows you to do the same thing by using tables.

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How to Manage the Rush Jobs

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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.

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Managing Meeting Meltdowns: Technology Edition

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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.

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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.

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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.

Virtual Assistant Business - What the heck is this?

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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 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.

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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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The Art of Rapid Presentation Creation

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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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The 3 Simple Ingredients to a Successful Conference

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Unending powerpoint presentations. The speaker was bad enough, but the Powerpoint was even worse. It seemed like the guy was trying to fit the phone book on each of his Powerpoint slides. I have a confession to make. I love going to conferences. I love learning from really smart, successful speakers who share their best “insider tips” on how to get ahead. I eat it up. But here’s the problem: it’s incredibly hard to find really good conferences. So many of them are truly bad.

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How to Breathe New Life into Old Blog Posts

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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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How To Manage School Documents Efficiently

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If you are able to get a projector in your classroom, you can use it to present a lesson in PowerPoint. Dealing with electronic files can be tricky, especially when you download or save materials in PDF, or you have a Word or PowerPoint document that should be turned into PDF.

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Tech of the week: WeTransfer

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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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10 Tips for a Killer Presentation

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My three favourites: Don’t abuse your visuals – Usually your visuals are posters, charts, or even a PowerPoint presentation. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

2010 158

Ground rules for team meetings

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No PowerPoint . Death by PowerPoint is real peeps! During your team meetings do you need people to present on PowerPoint? A really fundamental task for assistants is organising your department team meetings. If your organisation is anything like the businesses I used to work for I bet you organise A LOT of team meetings.

2017 159

How to Manage the Rush Jobs

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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.The boss then has some idea what kind of time commitment the request represents. The post How to Manage the Rush Jobs appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk.

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Why print is still important in business presentations

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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.

2015 104

58 Ways to Mastery in Everyday Life

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It could be anything - write, swim, sell, be a mother, be a father, make PowerPoints, juggle, ski, be a loving partner or it could even be to become an expert in your field of study. Do you want to master something in your life? I mean, do you want to do something so well that you could do it in your sleep? This doesn't mean that you have to be the best in the world, but at least the best you could ever be. It's in the human nature to want to grow. To want to expand.

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Advanced Tips and Hacks To Help You Reuse Old Content for More Traffic

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Let Your Powerpoint Presentations Do Some Magic. I’m assuming you’d have created at least a few presentations (Powerpoint, or any other) in the past couple of years. I strongly advise you to check out LifeHack’s list of top 10 suggestions to create stunning PowerPoint presentations. Creating stunning new content regularly is a hell of a task, I know. Are you plagued by the same concerns? Low on time to create converting content?

2017 183

Branding Your YouTube Videos with Custom Thumbnails

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If you create the image in PowerPoint and export it in the appropriate format you’ll get the correct dimensions). YouTube is great for sharing videos, but have you noticed that the image that appears when your video isn’t playing is hit or miss? Even if you’ve spent time designing that first frame, chances are that’s not the frame that ultimately gets chosen as it’s ‘resting face’( the more technical term is ‘thumbnail’).

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Technology of the week: Canva

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Canva has many fantastic and easy to use templates which look brilliant compared to standard boring PowerPoint presentations. What is Canva? Canva is a start-up based in Sydney which aims to make graphics design easier for small businesses and individuals. What does it do? Designing graphics for websites, social media platforms, presentations, and brochures can be a tricky business.

2015 146

The Vanishing Executive Assistant—NOT!

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Several former assistants at Ernst & Young say they had an inkling their roles might be in jeopardy when the firm required them to pass a series of tests on PowerPoint and Excel. Being an excellent assistant is not just about PowerPoint and Excel.

2020 260

Are Professional Certifications Worth It?

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Possessing it demonstrates expert-level mastery of the skills required to leverage systems like Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. One question I get a lot is around the topic of professional certifications. People want to know if they’re worth it. After all, professional certifications cost hundreds—if not thousands—of dollars. And most require a significant investment of time and energy on top of it. So, do professional certifications actually have a measurable career payoff?

2017 184

8 Tips for a Compelling Business Presentation

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Luckily for you, there’s plenty of free PowerPoint templates online ready to use. Everyone has great ideas at some point—that’s not the biggest challenge. Success is all about showcasing your creativity in a way that amazes your audience. And how should you do that? By having a compelling presentation. An amazing presentation will make you look professional and confident.

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