Presentation Resources: PowerPoint Help

Visualisation

Death by PowerPoint. Bullet points don’t work. You’ve probably heard these sayings by now. You have probably sat through 100s of awful presentations. But what do you do instead?

Visualisation is the art of showing information, visually. In this video presentation we explain why visualisation is important, how to get started, and then give examples.

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9 Awesome PowerPoint Tips!

Do you wish you could use PowerPoint like a professional? Want to be faster, smarter, and slicker with the presentation tool some people love-to-hate? Then we’ve the very thing and it’s awesome! Sign up for our Awesome PPT tips now!

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10 More Awesome PowerPoint Tips!

We’ve racked our brains and come up with ten more awesome PowerPoint tips! If you want to take your PowerPoint to the next level, then look no further. In this free PDF download we  show you how to: Align & distribute Use depth & perspective Create quick & easy org charts Create easy process diagrams

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PowerPoint Training – Free Online Course

One of the things people find difficult about creating visual PowerPoint slides is knowing how to replace their bullet points with visuals and animations.

To help people create visual slides, we’ve put together a four week set of quick PowerPoint tutorials. Sign up for the course here and learn how to visualise and animate your ideas in PowerPoint.

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Design

Slide design is something of an art. You need to think about colours, fonts, animations, transitions, photos and images, templates and masters – often without being certain about the conditions in which your work will appear.

This video lesson teaches you how to create, format, and arrange content within PowerPoint.

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Animation

Animation allows us to pace the flow of information in a presentation, as well as communicate processes and change more easily.

This video presentation explains when and why to use animation. It then shows you how to use entrance effects, emphasis effects, motion paths, and exit effects.

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Advanced Visualisation

So we keep talking about using visuals instead of text, but how do you actually do it? When you have a complicated story to tell, how do you turn it into pictures instead of bullet points? Well help is at hand! We’ve developed a 4 step process to guide you through the visualisation process.

Sign up here to get access to the video and an accompanying PDF.

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PowerPoint Graphs & Charts

Graphs are a common component to most presentations, but they aren’t always used correctly. An effective graph can show a trend, support your message, explain a situation, amongst other things.

This video presentation explains how to use and create graphs and charts effectively. It shows the common mistakes people make and how to avoid them. It then teaches you how to create live and non-live graphs and charts in PowerPoint, that will help engage your audience and get your message across.

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PowerPoint Templates & Masters

Starting your presentation design off on the right foot is essential. Having a consistent, branded PowerPoint template will ensure your presentation looks the part from the start. However, do you know the differences between the various masters? How do you set up your colour schemes and animations? Templates within PowerPoint can be an easy stumbling block for the uninitiated.

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PowerPoint Productivity

Do you use PowerPoint on a day to day basis? Would you like to get more done? Get better results? It’s possible! We’ve created a tutorial looking at how to get the most out of PowerPoint.

Sign up to receive the free video tutorial here.

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Mobile Informal Learning

Just-in-time mobile learning provides a new way to support sales teams. Have you thought about how m-Learning might help you support field sales or other staff, without taking them off the road?

Take a look at our free on-demand video to find out how to create engaging mobile content, while ensuring your delegates can access the content.

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Training for Compliance

There’s a lot of compliance training out there, it’s one of those things that just has to be done. So if you are going to take the time to complete training with your delegates shouldn’t you make sure it works? How can you get the most out of your compliance training? How should you create it and deliver it?

Gain access to our on-demand video presentation here.

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Hand-Drawn PowerPoint Toolkit

A selection of ready-to-use animated PowerPoint slides to edit and use in your own presentations. The slides have been designed around a hand-drawn theme.

A photo of a hand draws each slide, which can then be edited and adapted for your use.

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Quick Access PowerPoint Toolbar

One of the things we recommend PowerPoint users do is create a quick acccess toolbar. It’s a easy way to get to some of the hidden functionality in PowerPoint. But when do you find the time to create one? What tools should you add to it? Here at BrightCarbon we’ve created a PowerPoint toolbar to help.

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Video Embedding Tool for PowerPoint

We all know how frustrating it is when you bundle up your nicely self-contained multimedia presentation and someone else reports that the videos don’t play on their machine. This is typically due to a ‘codec’ (or coder-decoder, or compressor-decompressor). Essentially, codecs encode and translate your media to make it suitable for storage and playback – and

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Awesome PowerPoint Tricks

We recently ran a training seminar showing off some of the awesome tricks that can be achieved in PowerPoint. If you weren’t able to attend the show, but want to be more awesome in PowerPoint, you are in luck! We have put together a set of videos sharing our favourite tricks from the session. Once you

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Visual Process

Here at BrightCarbon we are always talking about using visuals instead of text in your presentations, but how do you actually do it? When you have a complicated story to tell, how do you turn it into pictures instead of bullet points? Well, help is at hand! We’ve developed a 4 step process to guide

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