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Essential Key Combinations in PowerPoint to Increase Productivity

Use Ctrl Key to Duplicate Objects

Keyboard shortcuts save you plenty of time and energy when you’re working. It can also allow you to focus better on your work. In PowerPoint, it can boost your productivity greatly. Let’s take a look at some essential key combinations in PowerPoint to increase productivity.

Add a Timer to PowerPoint Slides with PP Timer

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As a presenter, you have to think up new and creative ways to present your content and interact with your audience. Gone are the days when you talk and switch from slide to slide while your audience listens. Today, the more dynamic your presentation, the better. In order for your audience to pay attention, you …

How to Reduce File Size in PowerPoint

Save Picture as JPEG File

As you create your PowerPoint presentation, you add videos, images, audio, charts, and more slides. Over time, these can add up to a lot in terms of file size. The next thing you know, you’re having trouble sending it via email or sharing it with your peers. When this happens, of course, you can’t take …

Create Brand Slides in PowerPoint with Brand.ai

Create Brand Oriented Slides

When it comes to branding, it’s important that you remain consistent and prevalent in all the materials you churn out. From brochures to company profiles, and even in your inter-company correspondence, branding is important. In PowerPoint presentation, even more so. PowerPoint presentations are effective tools in conveying information within your company as well as to …

Bring Your Videos & Slides to Life with VCASMO

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If you think that mixing videos and slideshows together the way pros do takes a lot of time and technical knowledge, think again. The impressive videos you may see on YouTube aren’t actually that hard to emulate–thanks to VCASMO.

How to Use Picture as Text Background in PowerPoint

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In an earlier post, we showed you have to add an image inside text in PowerPoint. This time, we will show you have you can make an image become a background of your text in your PowerPoint slides. Having these kinds of effects in your presentations can add that elusive wow factor to your slides. …

Create Visually Engaging Online Presentations with Zoho Show

Zoho Show

When creating presentations, it’s always a challenge to maintain that delicate balance of information and entertainment. You have something important that you want to say or you may want to persuade your audience to a different way of thinking. You may also want them to act on something, like buy a product or sign up …

Add Comic Characters to PowerPoint with Pixton Comic Characters

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Want to make your presentations more fun, hip, and unique? You can actually make your slides come to life by adding your own customized comic characters to PowerPoint using the Pixton add-in. Pixton has been around as a standalone app both for Android and iOS. Now, it’s available as an add-in for PowerPoint. This means …

Conduct Polls During Presentations in a Minute with DirectPoll

DirectPoll Survey Question

While presenting, it’s important to get your audience engaged. However, nodding heads and stares shouldn’t just be your measure of audience engagement. You have to quantify your audience’s attention and understanding, as well as your presentation performance, with the help of tools such as polls. By using polls during presentations, you can have a better …

How to Add Image to Text in PowerPoint

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When it comes to presentations, a title with a plain background can do more sprucing up without making it too gaudy. One of the best tricks to do this is by adding images to your text. Adding images to your text can help you create that elusive presentation design balance of aesthetic and function. Without …