PowerPoint Tutorial for Beginners: An Easy Step by Step Guide
Start mastering PowerPoint to build presentations for sales, speeches and events, and learn how to create a video using PowerPoint for Social Media Marketing.
We have created this tutorial to get you comfortable using PowerPoint so you can also learn how useful and effective it can be for you and your business.
What you will be learning
This tutorial is broken down into 6 easy to understand parts.
1. Building your framework with a content planner: Structure and planning
Learn how to use the PowerPoint Content Planner to build strong, engaging content for your PowerPoint with a good story flow.
2. How to create your outline in PowerPoint: Building your slide deck
Learn about slide layouts and build your PowerPoint outline using a blank design template.
3. Designing in PowerPoint: Easily build a custom design using images
Learn about design template options and build a custom design with your own images, learn to crop and scale images and add custom font colours, slide duplication and text layout.
4. Transitions: Add transitions and effects to your slides
Understand how to add in transition effects, sound effects and timed slide transitions.
5. Export: Discover PowerPoints export options including MP4 for video
Learn how to export your slides as a PDF or movie file.
6. Add a Sound Bed: Create a video with a music sound bed for Social Media Marketing
Learn how to add a sound bed to your video file using a simple edit tool and export as a video file ready for Social Media.
We will be showing you how to use the power point tools step by step in each of the 6 lectures, using a bakery business as our working sample.
The creative skills and tools we will be showing you can be used and applied to build a PowerPoint presentation for speeches and events.
As an added step, we will be completing this tutorial showing you how create a video file with a music sound bed that could be used in social media marketing.
By the end of the course you will see how useful a tool PowerPoint can be and how it can open up the door for more opportunities for you as you get comfortable with this powerful visual communications tool.
Meriel Bradley will be guiding you through the course.
Meriel began her career in the television industry, producing and hosting shows for HGTV and Discovery. She transitioned into the corporate world of Sales and Marketing where she co-founded Lean Web Tools and has since helped hundreds of businesses build, launch and market customer-focused websites and e-commerce solutions.
The course co creators who make up the Lean Web Tools Team are – Bill Rasmussen, who has spent more than 18 years planning, designing and coding hundreds of websites and web applications, and Sam Rasmussen, who brings a fresh modern eye to the graphics team with 4 years of web design experience.
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