Reviewed: Webinar and Virtual Meeting Tools You Can Use With Powerpoint

Many of you have had to switch to working from home and conducting meetings & events virtually. This guide reviews some of the online meeting software options that you can use to conduct virtual meetings, seminars, webinars, lectures, etc.  If you’re running interactive PowerPoint presentations using ParticiPoll, simply use the share screen option on your […] 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

How to Use Wordclouds to Build Rapport with International Audiences

There are many of you who present or facilitate sessions with international audiences, or indeed have experience of being a member in a diverse audience. You can appreciate that it is one of the more challenging situations in which to ensure everyone is attentive, engaged and understanding the content being presented.   Here is a […] 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

Ideas for Great Live Poll Questions

Here are some ideas for different types of poll questions that you can use in your presentation to entertain, educate, solicit feedback from and guide the audience.   Ice Breakers Ice breaker questions accomplish two things: they get your audience in the mood for interactive polling and get them all set up with their voting […] Read more

Premium & Free PowerPoint Templates

We’ve compiled a list of some of the best sources of free and premium PowerPoint templates to save you having to search. If you know of any others that we should list then do contact us. Power User Software – Quality: ★★★★, Choice: ★★★, Cost: $ Tools to help businesses make an impact with their […] Read more

How To Create A PowerPoint Template

Creating your own PowerPoint template isn’t hard to do and can give your presentations more impact and consistency. Here’s our guide (based on Office 2016)… The Basics Saving a PowerPoint file as a template is really easy. Open the file you want to save as a template Click on the File menu Click on ‘Save As’ Select […] Read more