3 PowerPoint habits to eliminate

Strategic communications advisor Stephanie Scotti is ready for bad PowerPoints to be eliminated from the workplace. She offers three solutions to help break this pattern.

PowerPoint: Why SlideMasters?

Q. I’m always customizing my slides even though I use a SlideMaster. Why should I even bother with a SlideMaster?

9 ways to become a PowerPoint pro

Take these quick tips from writer Joseph Hindy and elevate your presentations.

YouTube videos in PowerPoint

Q. Can I have a video from YouTube in my presentation and have it play automatically?

How to give a great presentation

Public speaking can be a great way to boost your career. Deborah Jacobs combines her own expertise with that of lawyer Conrad Teitell to offer six tips for giving a great presentation.

Spotting PowerPoint revisions

Q. Someone revised my PowerPoint presentation. How can I see exactly what they changed on each slide?

Fun with animation in PowerPoint

Q. There’s a cool “gears” Smart­­Art element. Can I animate it so the gears spin?

Are there any special considerations for an online Power­­­­Point presentation?

Q. I’m delivering a presentation online. Are there any special considerations for my Power­­­­Point presentation?

Bring Excel data into PowerPoint with ease

Q. My tables never look right when I paste them into Power­­Point. How should I paste Excel data into PowerPoint?

Backgrounds in PowerPoint

Q. Is it better to use a dark or a light background in PowerPoint?