Sep 2021
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Have you ever thought about what makes some PowerPoint slides look a bit too much like PowerPoint? The Wipe animation effect is a chief culprit with its soft gradient edge. But there is an alternative, and it involves one of my favourite PowerPoint tricks, called ‘the mask’. So without further ado read on to learn three masking effects in PowerPoint to tidy up your slides, and bring them into the 21st century.

Sep 2021

    Jamie Garroch puts the ‘power’ in PowerPoint add-ins. He’s written code for dozens of amazing functionality boosters, some for specific organizations and some available for all users, and he's joining the BrightCarbon team! Read on to learn about the experience that Jamie is bringing to BrightCarbon and how it will help clients and the presentation community use PowerPoint more effectively.

    Sep 2021

      Keeping track of all your company slides is a challenge, especially if you don’t have a proper intranet or server system. SlideKick is PowerPoint add-in that manages presentation content for a flat annual fee. It helps you to make your presentation assets readily available to other users, give everyone the most current information, and quickly search within content.

      Sep 2021
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      The design choices we make in our presentations all form a kind of shorthand through which our audiences recognise our brand and get a feel for the message we’re aiming to communicate. The same goes for the fonts we use. But how do we pick the right one?

      Sep 2021
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      Have you ever noticed that when you’re travelling on a train, watching the world go by, the trees and plants close by seem to rush past in a blur but the hills in the distance barely seem to change? Welcome to the world of parallax scrolling. Read on to find out how to make this cool effect just using PowerPoint.

      Sep 2021
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      Google Slides has a lot of useful tools for presentation creation and collaboration, but if you want to improve your performance and add extra functionality, add-ons can come in really handy. Here is a list of our favourite Google Slides add-ons and how they help us hack our productivity on a daily basis!

      Sep 2021

        PowerPoint morph is a magic little PowerPoint transition that’s been around for a while now. As the world gradually discovers just how useful it really is, it’s turning out to be the gift that keeps giving. In the third of our trilogy of morph tutorials, learn how to make a cool cut-away effect.

        Sep 2021
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        Articulate Storyline 360 is a great tool for producing interactive eLearning content. A particularly useful feature allows you to import your pre-designed slides, so that you can convert PowerPoint to Storyline and turn your presentations into beautiful eLearning, saving you time and effort. We’ve put together our top five tips for converting PowerPoint slides to Storyline.

        Sep 2021
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        PowerPoint morph is a magic little transition that’s been around for a while now. As the world gradually discovers just how useful it really is, it’s turning out to be the gift that keeps giving. In the second of our trilogy of morph tutorials, learn how to make a lens reveal effect.

        Sep 2021
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        We’ve compiled a list of the most used - and most useful - keyboard shortcuts for Google Slides, so you can create amazing presentations that are quicker, smarter and slicker than ever before!

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