Power Up PowerPoint!

Giving A Presentation? If You Want To Avoid Boring Your Audience To Tears, This Course Is A Must
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  • Lectures 18
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 7/2014 English

Course Description

Knowing how to create a PowerPoint slide is one thing. Knowing how to create an effective slide is something all together different! As Roger Courville, author of The Virtual Presenters says - PowerPoint doesn’t teach you to do effective slides anymore than Microsoft Word teaches you how to be a good writer. But this course will! During Power Up Your PowerPoint you'll see and experience how creating effective slides will improve your presentations. Specifically, you'll learn:

    ·Why the default settings are hurt the effectiveness of presentation slides

    ·The step-by-step process for creating effective slides

    ·How to revise existing slides to be more effective

    ·How to increase audience retention through the design of your slides

    ·Where to find free and low cost photographs for your presentations

    ·The Rule of Thirds and other practical techniques to make slides look their best

    ·Why there’s no such thing as too many slides

    ·Other exciting things you can do to liven up your presentation slides

    ·You don't have to be a graphic designer to create beautiful, effective slides. Learn how to ditch

    the default setting and Power Up Your PowerPoint.

Almost anyone can piece together a PowerPoint presentation. This course offers a great way to learn how to “amp up” your presentations and deliver your message with the power and authority required to communicate effectively.

What are the requirements?

  • No prerequisites are required.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • This course will teach you how to design PowerPoint slides to be more interesting, engaging, and effective

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who uses PowerPoint

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction & Process
The Process
Section 2: Images
Choosing Images From Paid Sites
Choosing Images From Free Sites
Picture Quality
Section 3: Design Considerations
The Rule of Thirds
The Rule of Thirds, Part II
The Rule of Thirds, Part III
Working With Colored Backgrounds
Direction of Photos
Using Text on Slides
Charts and Graphs
Corporate Templates
Convincing Your Boss or Client
Animations and Transitions
Section 4: Fun Stuff
Fun With PowerPoint, Part 1: Polls
Fun With PowerPoint, Part II: Games & Video

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Instructor Biography

Chip Reaves, Bigger-Brains

Bigger Brains Founder and President Chip Reaves is a serial entrepreneur who has started five successful companies. An Atlanta native, Chip began fixing computers for small businesses in the 1980's while studying Computer Science at Georgia Tech. After 10 years building a successful IT Service Practice in Atlanta, Chip founded the Computer Troubleshooters franchise system alongside Wilson & Suzanne McOrist, which became the world's largest computer service franchise and received multiple awards from Entrepreneur Magazine, Franchise Business Review, and AllBusiness.

Chip has been interviewed on TV and other major media on topics related to small business technology and entrepreneurship, including ABC News, BusinessWeek TV, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times, and is a member of Jim Blasingame's "Brain Trust" on SmallBusinessAdvocate. In 2010 Chip was listed among the Top 150 most influential people in small business IT by SMB PC magazine.

Chip lives with his wife Maren and step-daughter Meg in Anderson, South Carolina where they also co-own a Computer Troubleshooters franchise location. In his spare time Chip is very active with his church and local charities, and consults with two aid organizations serving Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo in Africa.

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