Five Ways to Stop Saying, “Hold on… Let Me Share My Screen”

Being able to show your presentation slides without sharing your screen has become the new baseline cool of online meetings, and a handful of hardware and software tools will help you avoid “big slide, little head” syndrome and connect more with your audiences. Not Quite There: Zoom Advanced Slide Share (Free) When you start sharing your screen in Zoom, click …

Our 2016 Gift to You: NerdWords Yearbook

Happy New Year! As always, our goal is to share resources to help make your lives easier. Here’s the quick reference guide to every tech tool we mentioned in 2015 in one handy handout. Please download, share, print out, distribute, use and love. Note that makes me incredibly happy: You may know that I am incredibly picky about the tools …

Microsoft Sway: A PowerPoint Alternative

If you’re as tired of PowerPoint slides as, well, everyone in the world, you’ll be happy to hear you have many choices these days. Prezi is one of the most popular competitors, and many presenters have changed to its zooming navigation and embedded multimedia to create more engaging presentations that tell a story. Every few months this category grows even …

Case Study: PowerPoint, Issuu and Tagxedo

I’m so proud of Anne Lupkoski, the certification chair for the Central Canada Division of the International Association of Administrative Professionals. She asked for my recommendations to create an online booklet with testimonials. I advised that she use PowerPoint to create a PDF and upload it to Issuu, a site that turns your documents into online magazines. Voila! A masterpiece is …

iSpring Free: Convert your PowerPoint to Flash

Now this is handy! Download iSpring Free, a little PowerPoint add-in to convert your PowerPoint presentation into Flash with a push of a button. Here’s a sample with my last presentation…. Warning… as a stand-alone without audio, it’s insanely boring. But the cool thing is it became a Flash movie in about a minute. iSpring Free | Free PowerPoint to …