If you don't have the correct codec videos simply won't run in PowerPoint. To help with this tricky problem we've created a small tool in the form of a PowerPoint presentation to help figure out which codecs the host computer has, and thus which video types it can run.

PowerPoint tips and tricks

9 awesome PowerPoint tips!

Do you wish you could use PowerPoint like a professional? Want to be faster, smarter, and slicker with the presentation tool some people love-to-hate? Then we've the very thing and it's awesome! Sign up for our Awesome PPT tips now!

PowerPoint tips and tricks

10 more awesome PowerPoint tips!

We've racked our brains and come up with ten more awesome PowerPoint tips! If you want to take your PowerPoint skills to the next level, then look no further.

Templates and freebies

Quick access PowerPoint toolbar

One of the things we recommend PowerPoint users do is create a quick acccess toolbar. It's a easy way to get to some of the hidden functionality in PowerPoint. But when do you find the time to create one? What tools should you add to it? Here at BrightCarbon we've created a PowerPoint toolbar to help.

Presentation skills

Presenting online

Presenting face-to-face and presenting online are really different. This video presentation tells you how to present online at webinars, online meetings, and for online sales presentations. This resource covers how long to present for, how to prepare and rehearse, how to maintain audience engagement, making use of technology, and how to run online sales presentations.

Training and learning

Handouts and leave-behinds

Do you often provide handouts and leave-behinds for your audiences when delivering presentations? If the answer it yes, this is the resource for you!  This video focuses solely on handouts and leave-behinds, explaining the do’s and don’ts of presentation handouts, and how to use them effectively. We will show you how to create handouts…

A presentation needs great slides and an effective presenter. If slides tell the audience what the presenter is going to say, they have no reason to listen. Ignore this at your peril. This video presentation also discusses what to say and how to say it, where to stand, and where to look - to help you become a better presenter.

One of the things people find difficult about creating visual PowerPoint slides is knowing how to replace their bullet points with visuals and animations. To help people create visual slides, we've put together a four week set of quick PowerPoint tutorials. Sign up for the course here and learn how to visualise and animate your ideas in PowerPoint.

Slide visualisation

Advanced visualisation

So we keep talking about using visuals instead of text, but how do you actually do it? When you have a complicated story to tell, how do you turn it into pictures instead of bullet points? Well help is at hand! We've developed a 4 step process to guide you through the visualisation process. Sign up here to get access to the video and an accompanying PDF.

PowerPoint tips and tricks

PowerPoint productivity

Do you use PowerPoint on a day to day basis? Would you like to get more done? Get better results? It's possible! We've created a tutorial looking at how to get the most out of PowerPoint. Sign up to receive the free video tutorial here.

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