Still here after the pandemic!
The pandemic was a definite blow to my business, and yours I suspect, but we are still here. A world changing event, the type of massive dot on a timeline, … Continue reading
PowerPoint vs. MS Word templates
PowerPoint vs. MS Word I seem to have forgotten my own advice when it comes to building corporate templates. This notion came to me, again, after another session of frustration … Continue reading
Advanced PowerPoint Skills
Advanced PowerPoint skills: creating a complete series of classes using slides, audio clips, video clips, screen captures, talking heads, animation, demos…
Upgrading to Visual—Aesthetic—Effective PowerPoint Slides
Champagne Design believes in the PowerPoint billboard style Champagne Design specializes in designing/programming PowerPoint templates and tweaking your slide content. A few thousand presentations created since the start of Champagne … Continue reading
Best way is to zoom out
It really depends if you want the audience to focus on your message or the one coming in on their cellphones. (See Cellphone Zombies on my other blog) If you … Continue reading
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
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
Image intensive PowerPoint files quick to view!
Close to 100 large images converted to PNGs and inserted into PowerPoint. Uploaded to OneDrive. Originally 67 Mb, it takes no time at all to load. View here as an online … Continue reading
What’s the link between PowerPoint and carving?
What’s the link between PowerPoint and carving? None, as far as I could see, for the longest time. Then I read a slew of books and quite a bit on … Continue reading
You have 20 minutes for your presentation.
Will it be War and Peace, or The Sunday Comics? I believe the question answers itself. It should. But rarely does. Countless times I have seen presentation slides stuffed to … Continue reading