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Specialist in information design, data visualization, and PowerPoint presentation design.

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Winner for four consecutive years of Microsoft's Most Valuable Professional Award (for voluntary contributions to user community)
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"Will this format of video play in this version of Powerpoint?" Helpful chart by Troy Chollar has the answers.
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"Understand that your advancement relies on consistently delivering concise updates, succinct summaries and daily briefings that are actually brief. It’s the relief that people all silently crave, yet rarely get – and it’s exhausting for them to process it all mentally when the presentation is disorganized, lax and long-winded."
Is your communication style crushing your career? Here's how brevity and focus are key to your success.
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The iPad is a great tool for creating and showing presentations. Should you use Microsoft PowerPoint for iPad, or Apple Keynote? Our PowerPoint vs Keynote review tests both apps and decides which is the best iPad app for giving presentations.
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Question: do you have a single web page where people unfamiliar with you can access all your social and/or business pages? I do, and it's at about.me

I've been lucky enough to be slotted among the "Staff Picks" and the "Popular" pages a couple of times recently. It drove a lot of traffic and inquiries. (That's me in the upper left.)

If you are in business for yourself, or you have something to promote, I highly recommend about.me

The price is right (free for basic level).
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"Ditching PowerPoint altogether might produce a few short-term gains but is that really the long-term solution here?"
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Hot on the heels of Office for the iPad comes Office Online for Chrome
 
#Technology : Microsoft Releases Office Online for Chrome Apps!

Man, Microsoft is pushing out a lot of stuff right now!  First iPad, then free Windows, now Microsoft Office Online in the Google Chrome App store!

Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneDrive, and Excel are all there.  

- PowerPoint:  https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/powerpoint-online/mdafamggmaaaginooondinjgkgcbpnhp

- Word:  https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/word-online/fiombgjlkfpdpkbhfioofeeinbehmajg?utm_source=plus

- Excel:  https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/excel-online/iljnkagajgfdmfnnidjijobijlfjfgnb

- OneDrive:  https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/onedrive/nffchahhjecejoiigmnhhicpoabngedk

- Outlook.com:  https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/outlookcom/pfpeapihoiogbcmdmnibeplnikfnhoge

If you are unfamiliar with Microsoft Office Online, this is the FREE...yes you heard that right...free version of Office for everyone.  It's akin to Google Drive's documents (aka Google Docs), but since this is MS's version, it is FULL Microsoft Office compatible.  

Why...might you say...should you use Office Online instead of Google Docs?  Well, you may not want to if:  your businesses has you on Google Docs, you got a ton of stuff on there already (that being said, you can of course move everything over to OneDrive), or you simply don't care.

Otherwise, it's a great option.  Yes, you may NEVER have a need to have a truly formatted Office document...until you really need to.  It's the dominant Office format in the world (and will be for a long time). 

But forget all that...Offline Online is actually nice to use, easy to use, and powerful.  There is even a "tell me" feature where you can type in your commands (reminds me of how Google Docs has that as well...similar, but different).

Collaboration is killer with Offline Online compared to Google, and here's why:  of course both will have real time editing, etc., but with Microsoft ANYONE can collaborate on a document if you want...no Microsoft Account needed (it's your call, though).  Compared to Google Docs where you MUST have a Google account.

Little things like that make all the difference.

But, if you don't want it...well...that's quite ok.  Enjoy!

#Microsoft   #Office   #Productivity  
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Are tables and dashboards a big part of your Powerpoint presentations? Check this out.
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"It’s better if the introducer under-promises, and the speaker over-delivers, than vice-versa."
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