How marvellous that the recent versions of Office automatically embed videos into PowerPoint instead of linking them. And how frustrating when you bundle up your multimedia presentation and someone else reports that the videos don’t play on their PC. This is an issue we’ve come across many times over the years, and it can be very tricky and time-consuming to troubleshoot, so we’ve developed a little tool to help.
Recent articles by John Bevan
At some point, most of us will be required to record ourselves speaking, whether it's recording a podcast, adding voice-over to a presentation, or creating an on-demand webinar. Like most people, you probably don't enjoy hearing yourself speaking on 'tape', but here are a few ways to make sure that everyone else will.
We share our practical tips, technology approach, and best practices for adding voice to PowerPoint - either by recording audio directly in PowerPoint or importing audio and setting timings.
Despite her woeful inability to prepare an appropriate inventory for each expedition, a shocking lack of familiarity with the local geography, and the fact that her simian companion speaks better Spanish than she does, we can all learn a lot from Dora. Indeed, given her mastery of mnemonics and storytelling technique, it seems we have no choice.
BrightTALK has built up a fantastic community that puts on some great webinars, and the platform is a joy to use. The only issue for us was the way it converts PowerPoint slides - by snapshotting each one and displaying it as a static image. Effective static slides, or bust.