Join David Diskin for an in-depth discussion in this video Knowing what to do when things go wrong, part of PowerPoint Tips and Tricks for Business Presentations.
Let's face it, sometimes things go wrong. If you want to play the odds,…delivering your presentation without any backup plans, then you're taking a big…risk, and eventually it will come back to bite you.…Here, we'll review a few of the common problems from a technical perspective and…I'll offer my advice on what to do if you find yourself in that situation or how…you could have avoided it altogether.…We'll cover what to do when the computer won't load your slide show, when the…projector can't see your laptop, and when audio and video aren't playing.…Whenever you're running the show on a computer other than the one you used to…create it, you have to be mindful of audio, video, and version compatibility.…
PowerPoint 2010 embeds audio and video by default now, so that's not as much of…a concern as it used to be.…But if the presentation computer doesn't have the same version as the one you…used to design your slide show, you might be in for a rude surprise when you…begin your presentation.…PowerPoint offers a Package Presentation feature which takes your files,…
- Adding whitespace
- Applying transitions
- Using photographs, colors, and fonts
- Incorporating diagrams and SmartArt
- Customizing layouts and templates
- Animating bullets, photos, and other objects
- Inserting music and audio
- Utilizing speaker's notes and the Presenter view
- Creating handouts
- Planning the program
- Dealing with distractions
- Setting up and tearing down
Skill Level Intermediate
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2. Composing a Powerful Message
3. Successful Slide Design
4. Intermediate Slide Design
5. Using Technology
6. Delivering with Confidence
7. Bonus Tips
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