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. A PowerPoint file size can be too large to upload or email.

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.

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

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.

A Bright Tip on powerpoint

Business Writing

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!

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?

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.

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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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.

How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint

Professional Assistant Blog

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 Add A Footer To A Slide

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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

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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. iSpring converts your powerpoint presentations into flash videos which you can share on the web.

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.

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

Productive & Organized

  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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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How to Analyze Your Audience

Ian's Messy Desk

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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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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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.

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The 3 Simple Ingredients to a Successful Conference

Dumb Little Man

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.

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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. started blogging in 2004.

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Do Customers Know Your Lingo?

Business Writing

I needed to wake up early to put finishing touches on my PowerPoint slides, Email TipsLast week I presented at the fall conference of the Commercial Food Equipment Service Association (CFESA), which took place at a lovely resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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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?

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Technology of the week: Piktochart

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Not all assistants will be asked to produced infographics but PiktoChart is great for creating really cool charts, marketing materials and powerpoint presentations. The charts do look much cooler than the typical Powerpoint SmartArt. What is Piktochart?

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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.

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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.

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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. The post How to Manage the Rush Jobs appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk.

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58 Ways to Mastery in Everyday Life

Dumb Little Man

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?

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Branding Your YouTube Videos with Custom Thumbnails

Tips From T. Marie

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?

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13 Ways You Should be Using Your Smartphone for Business

Tips From T. Marie

Try Keynote , Microsoft PowerPoint , Google Slides or even Canva to create a powerful presentation on the go. Admit it, you don’t go anywhere without your smartphone. It’s ok, the rest of us don’t either. That reason alone is incentive enough to examine just how useful your smartphone is to your business.

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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?

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6 Ways Leaders Can Let Go of Stress and Be More Resilient

On The Job

It's not a crisis when the PowerPoint is out of order, or you forget to deliver feedback one day. I recently was speaking with a successful executive who was nearing retirement, and looking forward to traveling and some consulting work.

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10 Tips for a Killer Presentation

Ian's Messy Desk

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.

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

Dumb Little Man

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?

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Being a Good Helper May Be Bad for Your Career

On The Job

They are the ones who help an organization cope with change -- and you're certainly never going to have the time to do that if you're organizing a PowerPoint for someone else.

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Quick tip for changing case.

Laughing all the Way to Work

It works in Word and PowerPoint, but doesn't seem to work in Excel." "I just found a neat "shortcut". Highlight the word you want to change the case of and press Shift F3 and it will change the case, press Shift F3 again and it changes to another case. Submitted by Lynn, Administrative Assistant.

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