Posts Categorized: Tips and Best Practices

Best Alternatives to PowerPoint

the-best-alternatives-to-powerpoint-blogLet’s face it: PowerPoint isn’t the easiest to learn and use, especially if you’re wanting to elevate your design beyond headers and bullet points. Thankfully there are other tools available today that allow you to easily create presentations — and have them look good, too. Here’s a look:

1. Keynote
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3 Decks to Help You Elevate Your Visuals

visual blogHumans are a visual species. Our brains process visual information 60,000 times faster than text, and retain 60% more of what we see than what we read. So, it makes sense that mastering the art of being visual can make your content more engaging, more memorable and more shareable. As …
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7 Strategies That Make Speechwriting Easier

shutterstock_148133702You’ve got a presentation coming up in two months. What do you do: Get cracking on writing that speech immediately, or put it off until closer to the date?

Most of us will choose the latter. You’ve got time after all. That is, until 2-months turns into a month. And …
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How to Develop Your Own Speaker Style


In the early days of the Schwertly household, I loved watching David Letterman. My wife, on the other hand, always preferred Leno. We both wanted to laugh, but we preferred different channels (no pun intended) to accomplish that goal. Both gentlemen were equally talented, equally funny, but attracted uniquely different …
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