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4:3 or 16:9 ratio for your slides?

What does 4:3 and 16:9 mean? It describes the dimensions of a screen in width and height. For every 4 inches of width on the screen there is a corresponding … Continue reading

2016-07-26 · 1 Comment

Writer Jill Hilderman from Nimble

Say what you mean. Tell stories. Use visuals. Less is more. Know your audiences; how to reach them. Make the call to action. And the list goes on! Strategic communications … Continue reading

2016-05-04 · Leave a comment

Canada Beef project 2016

What an opportunity: I was asked to create a beautiful series of slides for Canada Beef! The slides would be used to promote Canadian beef at marketing events worldwide. They … Continue reading

2016-04-18 · Leave a comment

PowerPoint fonts substituted? — Not if you do it this way

All those wickedly weird fonts we so love… All those wickedly weird and beautiful fonts you can obtain online are great for jazzing up your PowerPoint presentation. Used sparingly of course. A … Continue reading

2016-02-10 · Leave a comment

Potential pace of animation

High energy, fast paced. First 3 slides only, to give you a taste of it. Very easy to do this type of animation. It follows vector paths, uses fades and … Continue reading

2016-01-06 · Leave a comment

Light photo treatment and image animation sample

Image manipulation was done either in Photoshop or within PowerPoint’s arsenal of effects. Both are quite similar, Photoshop allowing a bit more control. Animation may or may not work automatically … Continue reading

2016-01-05 · Leave a comment

CBBC PowerPoint slides with Audio

Canadian Beef Breeds Council This series of slides was archived! But I did remember it as a great example of a highly visual slide series, with few words. These are the … Continue reading

2016-01-05 · Leave a comment

PowerPoint Animation with Audio

Parent’s Quest for the Cure Sample animation created years ago for a Gala in Calgary. Music by Paul Brandt, by permission. In order to see the automatic animation, you must … Continue reading

2016-01-05 · Leave a comment

High Visuals & Limited Text

A friendly reminder about the 80-20-10 rule: Your audience will retain 80% of what they SEE. Your audience will retain 20% of what they READ. Your audience will retain 10% of … Continue reading

2015-12-15 · Leave a comment

PowerPoint tips series have moved…

I have moved the PowerPoint tips and tricks series back to the website. Please update your links on your custom PowerPoint templates. The blog platform on WordPress makes it quite easy … Continue reading

2015-11-12 · Leave a comment