May 2022

    Presentation slides give you a virtual stage on which graphics and text can mingle to bring data to life and make complicated information digestible. The Presentation Center at National Journal capitalizes on presentations as a medium to deliver information about Washington DC’s most topical issues. As a Washingtonian myself, I had the opportunity to meet with Alistair Taylor, Director of Strategic Content & Presentations, to learn more about this unique organization.

    May 2022

      Collaboration is incredibly useful, but it can be tricky to manage. Microsoft Word has a handy feature that lets you merge two versions of a document so you can keep all the information you need with minimal hassle.

      May 2022
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      Sales presentations are the cornerstone of many companies’ sales efforts, yet so often they aren’t given the time and attention they deserve. Thrown together at the last-minute, often your sales reps stand up in front of a sales presentation that's nothing more than a glorified page of notes. Read this article for everything you need to make the ultimate sales presentation.

      May 2022
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      Some presentations require the exact same chart, graphic, or image on multiple slides. A new feature of PowerPoint 2016 is zoom links. With this feature, you can work around the issues of having multiple versions of a graphic throughout a presentation: PowerPoint will do the updating legwork for you! Read on to find how to make the most of this new feature.

      May 2022

        Microsoft has released Presentation Translator, a translation tool for PowerPoint. It’s part of the Microsoft Garage Experimental Project, so you can imagine it’s not perfect yet, but it promises big. According to the website, it is a PowerPoint add-in that allows you to add live subtitles to your presentation, and it will translate the text in your PowerPoint document. But – does it work?

        May 2022
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        If you need footnotes, or if you’re a prolific user of mathematical formulae, you’re going to need to know how to make your text superscript and subscript in PowerPoint. Here are three ways to do it, with some bonus productivity tips to keep you working efficiently!

        May 2022
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        As a founding member of the Presentation Guild, Sandra Johnson has trailblazed her way through the presentation industry. I recently had the opportunity to chat with her all about how she’s built a career from being a PowerPoint MVP, how she co-founded the Guild, and what she would like to see in the world of presentations.

        May 2022
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        Most presentations are a cascade of text-heavy Death-by-PowerPoint slides. Online learners suffer the torture of brochures converted to click-through-eLearning. Most people now recognize that using visuals is the way to go. But how do you make visual presentations and eLearning that work? We think there are six steps you need to follow.

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