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Grids, Guides and Gutters (Episode #81)

Grids and Guidelines are two hidden PowerPoint features that few know of, or use. Most do not know they originate from traditional print design and are very powerful design tools for slide design. Even if you cannot immediately recognize them, chances are that virtually every...

Should You Use Canva for Your Presentations? (Episode #80)

Canva is an online design tool that labels itself as “amazingly simple graphic design software.” It also has recently shifted from Social Media image creation (which it does very well) to taking on PowerPoint and Google slide, “The presentation software company…” (talking about Canva as...

Writing for Presentations (w/ Mort Milder) (Episode #79)

With high stakes presentations, often a professional writer is brought in to craft and write the story to be presented. The Presentation Podcast welcomes Mort Milder, one of those professional writers who has written many high stakes presentations and speeches for many, many industries, for...

A Good PowerPoint Template Means… (Episode #77)

Continuing our “Consequences of Good Design” conversation, now focused on the what makes a “Good PowerPoint template” (and those things that make a bad PowerPoint template). With three presentation design experts talking about PowerPoint template,http://thepresentationpodcast.com/podcast/77/ it is not a short conversation – so join us...

The Consequences of Good Presentation Design (Episode #76)

Consequences: by definition “a result or effect of an action”. Presentation design has consequences. Everyone knows the “death by PowerPoint” mantra – which is really not about PowerPoint, but about bad information flow in any program or printed material – and it is a consequence...

Embed or Link: Choose Wisely (Episode #74)

Should you embed or link media in PowerPoint presentations? Excel data, videos, audio and images are all options to embed within the presentation file, or link to external files. Troy, Sandy and Nolan discuss the merits of each option, cover many of the technical considerations...