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Amy Post

Senior consultant

Describe what you do at BrightCarbon

I take text and transform it into something that’s inspiring to look at, and easier to understand for audiences.

Kids

I’m good, thanks.

Pets

If I could choose, I would have an English Bulldog.

Drinks

Coffee, Sam Adams, Bubble tea.

Degrees

Bachelor’s of Arts-University of Pennsylvania.

3 words that describe me

Geeky, Foodie, Friendly.

Couldn't do my job without

A sense of humor.

Hidden skill

I like making superhero and cartoon character costumes in my spare time and I might be in some New York Comic-Con interview videos on YouTube.

Recent articles by Amy Post

Jul 2017

Looking for some quick tips on how to create a more effective presentation? Know you want to make your PowerPoint slides more visual but not sure how?

Jul 2017

Recently I was made aware of an add-in for PowerPoint called YAY Images that allows you to search for images by different parameters within PowerPoint, and preview stock images on your slides before purchasing them. If you’re curious as to how YAY Images performs and how this compares to other stock imagery services, just keep reading...

Jul 2017

There’s a new feature in PowerPoint 2016 called ‘Screen Recording’ that allows you to record video (exported as an MP4) of hand-drawn sketches, which can serve as a great tool for many different applications, including presentations, eLearning and training. For anyone who is new to the Screen Recording tool, this blog will serve as an easy introduction on how to best use its functionality and get the best results...

Jul 2017

With things like graphs and charts comes a temptation to overcomplicate things by adding ‘chartjunk’. So to help you avoid creating a ‘chartjunk’ nightmare instead of an effective and engaging graphic, here are 3 important lessons...

Jul 2017

Are you looking for a cool new PowerPoint animation project? Do you want to prove to your colleagues just what you can achieve in PowerPoint? Well, we've got a great trick for you to try. Not only can you play a great practical joke on your boss as tiny ants crawl over his/her screen, but you can learn some great tips about making things move naturally so you can take your animations from entry-level to After Effects.

Jul 2017

I was given access to the latest version of PowerPoint 2016. In my day to day work I use PowerPoint 2013, which I realized at its surface is almost identical to 2016. However, if one were to go from 2010 to 2016, I think it’s safe to assume that there are many more differences, the most noticeable being the cosmetic differences. For the purpose of this review, any comparisons I make will be between 2013/2016 as those are the two versions I have experience with.