Posts Categorized: Tips and Best Practices

5 Simple PowerPoint Tips

When you hear “PowerPoint,” many connotations — often negative — likely come to mind. Perhaps this piece of software has forced you into late-night work sessions, high-stress mornings before a conference or even malfunctions in the boardroom.

But imagine a world where PowerPoint could help empower you. That’s what it’s …
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Lessons From the Masters: 5 Rules of Storytelling

Storytelling doesn’t come naturally to everyone, but there’s good news: Storytelling can be learned. While we may not all achieve Shakespeare-level fame, we can learn the skills and tactics that make storied storytellers so great.

Before we jump into tips for telling a compelling story, it’s important to first understand …
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How to Repurpose Your Speaker Deck for the Web

After spending hours building and designing your presentation, it’s easy to think that it has served its purpose once your speech is over. Don’t stop there! You can maximize its reach and potential by spending just a few minutes re-purposing it for the web. You likely delivered your presentation to …
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Make Your Presentations Poetic

Presentations are pervasive — perhaps even unavoidable — in modern business culture. While we depend on them to document details and dictate discussion, to inform and to teach, we don’t always instinctively think of them as “inspirational.” But we should: Presentations should act like poetry.

As Haiku Deck’s Chief Inspiration …
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The World’s Presentations in Your Pocket

When we began building SlideShare’s Android app, we had three goals in mind: to make you more productive, to help you learn something new, and to make your day a little more interesting.

With that in mind, we focused on creating a few key features that would make this app …
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