There’s an astounding number of PowerPoint alternatives out there all claiming to be the solution to your most pressing presentation problems. But it can be tricky to see through the pretty branding and weigh up the functionality that lies beneath. Luckily for you, BrightCarbon is here to separate the wheat from the chaff, and the decent presentation programs from the rubbish PowerPoint knock-offs.

Aug 2020

    Those of us who are seasoned presentation creators can easily be tempted to dismiss Prezi as a one trick pony, great for the novelty value but not for much else. Well, here at BrightCarbon we like a challenge, so we set about exploring what Prezi can really do.

    Aug 2020
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    If you use PowerPoint a lot, chances are you’ll have seen your fair share of glitches and malfunctions. And nothing is so frustrating as losing work or precious time to PowerPoint crashes! So, after doing some of my own extensive research, here are the most common reasons why PowerPoint crashes and what you can do about it.

    Aug 2020

      There’s an astounding number of PowerPoint alternatives out there all claiming to be the solution to your most pressing presentation problems. But it can be tricky to see through the pretty branding and weigh up the functionality that lies beneath. Luckily for you, BrightCarbon is here to separate the wheat from the chaff, and the decent presentation programs from the rubbish PowerPoint knock-offs.

      Aug 2020
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      With conferences and big events getting cancelled, and travel restrictions making it harder for sales reps to get to their meetings, many organisations are turning to online options to get their content out there. But how can you make sure your presentations are just as effective when you and your audience are not in the same room?

      Aug 2020

        You probably already recognise Microsoft Office as a powerful suite of applications designed to make your working day productive and, dare I say it, even fun! But did you know you can get even more out of Microsoft Office applications through automation solutions?

        Aug 2020
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        At BrightCarbon we've started to think that Shutterstock may have overtaken iStock as the commercial stock-photo site of choice for finding photos for presentation design. It's Shutterstock vs. iStock in our breakdown of the best stock-photo site.

        Aug 2020
        07th Nov 2019

        Review: PowerPointLabs

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        The National University of Singapore have developed an add-on software called PowerPointLabs. If you are an ambitious PowerPoint user who doesn’t have time to fiddle around with learning all the tricks that experts such as the BrightCarbon staff have figured out, then you may find PowerPointLabs to be very helpful.

        Aug 2020
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        PowerPoint has evolved into an app which is the Swiss Army knife of content creation, not only for presentations but also printed collaterals, videos and even interactive presentations. In this second part of our series on supercharging PowerPoint interactive presentations with VBA we look at how you can provide your users with visual feedback for active areas of your slide using a mouse hover technique.

        Aug 2020
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        Glisser is an online platform that allows you to create interactive presentations that can be used for marketing, training or any other type of events. The site has different functions available for presenters, attendees at events and event planners which all focus on allowing for increased presenter-audience interaction. Since creating engaging visual presentations is what we do, I decided to take a closer look at Glisser and see what it’s all about and how the various functionalities work.

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