You may have need of adding a post regularly to Facebook or Twitter, etc. Rather than recreate each post, set up a design with a text box for future posts. Here’s how you can do it in PowerPoint. Format your background either using an image or choose a solid color. (Hint: Keep it light so … Continue reading Using PowerPoint for Social Media Posts
Recently, I was asked to give a talk on PowerPoint 2016. It's what our staff uses, or at least what they have on their computers. In order to get up to date on the program I did some courses on LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com). I was blown away by some of the options available that … Continue reading PowerPoint 2016 – Who Knew?
In the past, I have shown many of our staff members how to put an image into text. It’s fun, easy and looks really nice, particularly if you are trying for some wow (i.e. poster title, etc.). Photoshop CC has made it a lot easier to not only add the image to the text, but … Continue reading Having fun with text and Photoshop CC 2018
I mentioned in a previous post that I make games for our staff for a variety of programs. Recently, I created a game called the pollinator game or the garden game, depending on who you ask. It is 48” x 36” and has lots of animals, insects, flowers, etc. It is colorful and hopefully fun … Continue reading Using the Select Tool in PowerPoint
Recently, I was asked by a dear friend to create a PowerPoint presentation for her mother’s memorial service. I took the scanned photos from her son and created a presentation in minutes, using the photo album option. This is easy to do, but not often known by PowerPoint users. Here’s how to create a Photo … Continue reading Finally – PowerPoint Video
A good story, grabs you because it makes you feel what the speaker is feeling and paints a picture in your mind.
I had a conversation with some colleagues this morning about the use of technology for technologies sake, rather than for the purpose of communication. We’ve all been subject to seminars where the presenter is using the latest technology to present and end up frustrated, annoyed and without any real learning experienced. It started me thinking … Continue reading Razzle Dazzle – Good or Bad When Presenting?