A self-running presentation is a convenient and effective solution for trade shows, conferences, and other events. PowerPoint makes creating such a presentation easy. Read on to find out how. Self-running presentations are a great way to introduce your product or company at a trade show booth, or to present “hands free” during a conference. You […]

Creating informative yet concise presentations is no easy feat. And don’t forget, your presentation should also pack a visual punch. We’ll show you how to spice up your presentation with these five easy-to-follow tips. Five Steps to a Better Presentation Schriftarten: Fonts: Carefully selecting the right custom font is worth the extra effort. Choosing the […]

Trade fairs are an important platform for many companies. They are a great opportunity to gain new customers or to form partnerships and collaborations. A sharp presentation is key to your trade show success. Keep reading for some helpful tips. A trade show presentation is not like other presentations. Since your audience is just passing […]

Your appearance at a trade show needs to be well thought out and thoroughly prepared. What sets your company’s products apart? How can you effectively communicate your business concept? We’ll show you how to optimally prepare for your next trade fair presentation. Creating an ideal PowerPoint presentation is an important part of trade show preparation. […]

Most organisations nowadays are looking for ways of improving their business reporting processes. Besides faster reporting, more organisations are interested in reliable and transparent information. These reports offer essential specific information regarding the status of business. A well-presented report has the ability to not only attract new investors but also help to keep employees aware […]

Images in a PowerPoint presentation need to be cropped and customized. Most users do this manually, but did you know PowerPoint has an integrated tool that can help you? Read on to learn how it works. You probably know this situation well; you’re editing a slide and have inserted several images, which now need to […]

Office 365 customers can look forward to a new feature in PowerPoint 2016: the zoom function. Used by Prezi in the past, a zoom effect is now being featured in Microsoft. With just a few clicks, users can open and close selected chapter slides with the Zoom feature. Small preview images of the desired slides […]

You can breathe easy now, you did it! But before you put your feet up and relax, remember that a presentation isn’t over until the audience has left the building and the last chair has been put away. Take time after your presentation to interact and network with the audience. And don’t forget an organized […]

The big moment has finally arrived. You’ve followed our checklists and you’re feeling prepared and confident. Now it’s time to take care of the finishing touches and revisit a couple of important details. Arrive early Make sure you have the equipment you need Check that you have enough lighting and that background noise is to […]

Axel Becker is a multimedia and screencasting specialist. His focus is on the efficient use of the video editing software, Camtasia Studio. We interviewed Mr. Becker on why Camtasia is ideal for creating video tutorials and its relation to PowerPoint. Mr. Becker, can you briefly describe your role as a Camtasia coach? Basically, I make […]

Transparent text is used often in print and screen designs. But it can also be a useful tool in presentations. As this isn’t an integrated function in PowerPoint, you will need to know some shortcuts. We’ll show you how. First off, why use transparent text? When an image has a really interesting background, or if […]

In part 2 of this blog series, we offer two methods for making original and concise image captions in your presentations. With these simple tricks, you can both inform and entertain your audience. Put parts of the picture before the text: With this method, you can visually integrate the text into the image by bringing […]

Re:publica is one of the most important conferences on digital culture. Founded in 2007 in Berlin, it has steadily grown into an international event. This year’s conference will take place at STATION Berlin, from May 8-10, 2017. This Year’s Focus – Human Rights              Since its inception as a blogger meeting with 700 participants, re:publica has […]

The right combination of images and text is an essential part of any successful presentation. Clear image captions, especially on title and chapter slides, are a great way to set visual anchors and attract your audience’s attention. PowerPoint offers several options for effectively displaying text on an image. Let’s look at a few easy-to-follow tips. […]

We’ve all been there. Your overseas colleague sends you an email with the updated presentation. Next thing you know, your inbox is full and your computer freezes as you try to open the 100+MB attachment. You can avoid this hassle by following our simple tips to reduce the size of your PowerPoint files. 1. Remove […]

A slide master allows you to customize the layout across all slides in your PowerPoint presentation. It’s where you can modify font, background images, color, positioning, effects, and more. In existing templates, different types of slides and the layout are stored in the slide master, which can be used as the standard layout when inserting […]

Videos can act as persuasive visual anchors, effectively enhancing your presentation. They can be used to present a company demo or project, or to cite clips from a movie or television show.  PowerPoint has made inserting videos incredibly easy. You can insert video files directly into a presentation, or embed videos from an online source […]

Get inspired and learn how to use the color of the year for your presentation design. According to Pantone, the American specialist for color selection and communication, 2017 will be dominated by Greenery 15-0343. This fresh, yellow-green shade expresses passion and vitality. Pantone’s Colors of the Year are always a source of inspiration for fashion […]