How to share a Powerpoint presentation using Whereby

Many of us have had to turn to running meetings virtually in recent weeks, which can be a daunting task if you are not familiar with using virtual meeting software. Here is a quick guide on how to share a Powerpoint presentation using Whereby during a virtual meeting. Log into your Whereby account, and join […] Read more

How to share a PowerPoint presentation in Zoom

Many of us have had to turn to running meetings virtually this year, which can be a daunting task if you are not familiar with using virtual meeting software. Zoom is a popular choice for businesses and educators alike and can be used for video and audio meetings, chat and even webinars. Here is our […] Read more

Virtual Meetings are easy to hold if you are worried about Coronavirus

If you have planned an upcoming meeting, seminar or workshop involving a presentation and are likely to be cancelling your event due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), consider conducting your presentations virtually as a live event/webinar.   The added bonus of implementing a virtual format for your presentations is that it reduces the need for business travel […] Read more

How The Title Of Your Slide Can Transform Your Presentation

Want a simple way to make your slides more impactful? Want to help improve the delivery of your presentation? In this blog post we focus on how a good title helps you reinforce a key message, helps you transition smoothly through your slides whilst helping your audience to remember the key messages. It’s critically important […] Read more

A Quick Guide To 8 New Features In ParticiPoll!

We’ve just released a new version of ParticiPoll bringing you several new features designed to make your presentations even more interactive and immersive for your audiences.  Here’s a quick review of 8 new features coming to you with the latest release this week:   1. There are a whole new range of chart types to […] Read more

Participoll Goes Serverless

We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to boost the capacity and scalability of our interactive polling system for PowerPoint.  Online polls create their own unique challenge for tech infrastructure. Normal websites have a steady flow of traffic with not much variation.  Polls however are a bit more “feast and famine” with the potential to […] Read more

Alternatives to TurningPoint for Audience Polling

Hardware-based audience polling solutions such as TurningPoint and iClicker have been around for years and remain in use primarily because of the inertia in larger organisations. Systems that use hardware voting pads or clickers have lots of disadvantages:- Disadvantages of Hardware Voting Systems Expensive to purchase Have to be organised in advance of the presentation Have […] Read more

28 Great PowerPoint Presentation Tips

A comprehensive list of PowerPoint presentation tips and tricks. Microsoft PowerPoint has been around since 1987 and is by far the most popular presentation tool on the market but many people still struggle to give effective presentations. PowerPoint is often blamed but often this is really a case of a poor workman blaming his tools. Audience polling tools […] Read more

How to Save your PowerPoint Presentation as a Video

It’s really easy to save your whole PowerPoint presentation as a video which can be uploaded to the likes of YouTube and Vimeo. Note that this should not be confused with embedding video into your slides or creating a screen recording, both of which are also possible in PowerPoint.   Quick Way to Save PowerPoint […] Read more

How to Capture and Insert a Screen Recording Video into your PowerPoint Presentation Slides

The latest version of PowerPoint comes with a little-known but cool tool that let’s you record a screen capture video session on your computer and embed that as a video in a presentation slide. It’s like PowerPoint contains it’s own video recorder which can capture video and audio from any activity you might make on […] Read more