Series: Podcast

episode 110 – The PowerPoint Backstage Experience

PowerPoint has hundreds, if not thousands of functions and features, that are accessed from the ribbon, panels, pop-up dialog boxes, right-clicks and sometimes hidden with CTRL or ALT clicks. Today we focused on PowerPoint’s Backstage — all those areas you get to when clicking FILE in the top left. This is a deep dive into PowerPoint functions and setup options, in a primarily a PC-centric episode as the Mac doesn’t have quite the same backstage experience. For this one, you may want to have your computer on and PowerPoint open to follow the conversation, it is gets geeky really fast!

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A Presentation Summit Recap with Rick & Sheila

We have a lot of PowerPoint new feature news, a special promo give away and a great conversation with the Presentation Summit Director, Rick Altman and the Presentation Summit Director of Events, Sheila McGurin. We have a great time talking about remote presenting, hearing some of the Presentation Summit statistics and recapping some of our experiences at this year’s virtual conference.

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Live from the 2020 Presentation Summit!

The Presentation Summit annual event went virtual for 2020. And a virtual event did not prevent us from coordinating a large group gathered around our virtual table to talk presentations, PowerPoint, and the experience of being at the Presentation Summit. Join this large 15+ person group conversation recorded at the 2020 Presentation Summit!

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It’s a Crossover! The Presentation Podcast meets the Presentation Boss Podcast

5 presentation designers walk into a bar, 3 from 3 different parts of the United States, 2 from another English language country on the other side of the planet. What do they talk about? Find out when you join us for this joint venture episode of The Presentation Podcast and Presentation Boss podcast!

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episode 106: Resources for Presentations Designers

Resources for presentation designers. Troy, Nolan and Sandy talk through 7 categories; books/magazines, conferences, forums, online resources, podcasts, training, and information channels. Each shares their list for each category – join the conversation, it will be fun to learn from one another and see what we have in common.

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episode 105: PowerPoint Live Presentation is Here!

Microsoft’s year plus tease of the release of PowerPoint Live Presentations for over – and it has finally arrived! Troy, Nolan and Sandy talk through how a presenter can share a presentation people watch in real time on their phone, tablet or computer. They also cover many of the “Gotchas” they encountered while testing this new feature.

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episode 104: How are the Remote Presentation Meetings Going?

Join Troy, Sandy and Nolan as they have a lively conversation about the many remote presenting projects and presentations they have been involved with over the past few weeks.

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episode 103: Presenting with your Voice (with Jackie Gartner-Schmidt of Voice Now)

The human voice is a critical element in presenting. Yes, more important than the presentation slides – sometimes! This episode is an amazing discussion learning about the human voice and ways to protect it and use it as we talk with Jackie Gartner-Schmidt who is a PhD in “Human Voice!”

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episode 102: Is PowerPoint Collaboration in Microsoft Teams Good?

PowerPoint has touted its co-authoring and collaboration features for a few years. The Microsoft Teams integration has increased the features and the user base. We created a sample presentation, put it on Microsoft Teams and challenged ourselves to co-author the slide layouts and design. The experience was something memorable! But do we believe the hype that PowerPoint’s collaboration features are ready for prime use? Join us for a conversation about the pitfalls, surprises and successes of working together on a single slide deck!

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episode 101: Slide Design for Remote Presenting

This conversation is about slide design and presenting techniques of remote presenting. Troy, Nolan and Sandy are joined by Richard Goring of BrightCarbon, Mike Parkinson of Billion Dollar Graphics, and Cliff Kennedy of Kennedy Speech for a great episode!

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