If you want to highlight certain points or ideas in your PowerPoint presentation but the laser pointer isn’t quite cutting it, you can try another tactic. Here’s how to draw on your presentation to help get your point across.
Sloppily aligned text and images in a presentation makes everything look amateurish, and in some cases, even difficult to look at. By using this tip, you can make sure everything is evenly aligned.
Timelines are a great way to present data in a clear, easy-to-understand way. Here’s an add-in that lets you create professional timelines for your PowerPoint presentation.
Word clouds are great visual tools because they help communicate ideas in a very direct way, putting the focus on the most important words. Here’s how to add one to your PowerPoint presentation using the Pro Word Cloud add-in.
PowerPoint has a default slide size, but you don’t have to be limited by it. With this trick, you can custom set your PowerPoint slides to be any size you want.
These useful PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts allow you to manipulate your presentation while sharing it with your audience, which can be useful if you need to jump around or adjust on the fly while making a presentation.
Video files tend to take up a lot of space and they can slow down your presentation. If you compress the media files, you can help smooth out the presentation and make the entire file smaller, making it easier to move and share.
Transparent or faded images (watermarks) are great to use as slide backgrounds in a PowerPoint presentation. They add visual interest, but because they’re faded a bit, they won’t dominate or distract from your slide content.
If you have a a PDF with text or images that you’d like to put in a PowerPoint slide, here’s how to do it.
If you’re making slides in PowerPoint and you need images for them, the Pickit add-in is a great solution. Pickit has an extensive library of free curated images, and it integrates right into PowerPoint so you don’t have to leave the program.