Join David Diskin for an in-depth discussion in this video Opening with Show, part of PowerPoint Tips and Tricks for Business Presentations.
And the last tip of the chapter is for when you're ready for the big show.…For just a second, let's take a look at what happens from the audience's…perspective, if they can see my screen.…Assuming my projector is turned on, you are going to see me double-click on…the slide show, then fumble around for the Slide Show tab, and finally click From Beginning.…During that process, the audience can see my slide thumbnails or at least the…first couple, and my slide notes.…It's not too professional and it gives away my big introduction.…
So let's improve this.…I am going to back up a bit to the point where we opened our PowerPoint file.…Let's close PowerPoint.…Rather than double-clicking, I am going to right-click on the file.…Here's the menu that Windows gives me.…One of these choices is Show and that's the one I'll select.…PowerPoint launches right under the show and I look like a professional.…When the slideshow finishes, I get the traditional black screen.…Another key press closes PowerPoint and returns me to the Desktop.…
- 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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1. Five Quick Tips for PowerPoint
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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