Category Archives: Power Point

Always Bring Adapters

Be Prepared – Always Bring Adapters  A recent speaker could not get his Power Point video to play on the provided speaker’s laptop. He was using a recent version of Power Point and the laptop had an older version. Note … Continue reading

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Using a Power Point File on the Club’s Projector

If you use your own computer to create a Power Point file, just move your Power Point file onto a thumb drive and we’ll copy it over to the clubs computer. It’s usually easier to run the file directly from … Continue reading

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Lynda.com Free for St. Louis County Library Users

I’ve been a big proponent of Lynda.com for many years and now I just noticed that it is Free for St. Louis County Library Users. Lynda.com is a video resource and training company for a LARGE list of programs and … Continue reading

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A Presentation Without Power Point

The video below reminds us all of the fact that if you have good humor, vocal variety and facial expression, you not only don’t need Power Point, but you don’t even need pictures in a book.

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Graphic Sizes in Power Point

Here are a few tips on re-sizing graphics for Power Point. Many new cameras can take pictures that are 8 mb or more. That’s equal to 8192 kb. It’s not a good idea to directly import those gigantic files into … Continue reading

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Graphics in Power Point – Make them BIG!

I was literally the last chair in the back of the room at our last Toastmaster meeting and one of the things I noticed was that presenters didn’t use the whole screen for their Power Point pictures. In some cases … Continue reading

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Top Ten Basic Photo Tips for Blogs and Power Point

  These days, even inexpensive cameras can take great pictures, but I frequently see pictures on a blog or power point which could really use some help. Here are my top ten tips to taking the best picture possible and … Continue reading

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