Category Archives: PowerPoint

Capture a Screen Recording as MP4 Video Format Using PowerPoint 2013 or 2016

Have you ever needed to create a video with narrations of your computer screen? In this post I will explain how to do that using the desktop Windows versions of PowerPoint 2013 or 2016. This new feature in PowerPoint is a great … Continue reading

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Link an Excel Chart to a PowerPoint Presentation

In this post I will share with you how to link an Excel chart to a PowerPoint presentation. This is helpful when you expect changes to be made to the Excel chart and you want to have your audience view … Continue reading

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Create Screen Recordings with PowerPoint’s Office Mix Add-in

With PowerPoint 2013 or 2016, you can create screen recordings and then save video as an mp4 format. First you will need to get Office Mix for free. Once you download Office Mix, your PowerPoint Ribbon Mix tab will look like … Continue reading

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Back up Your Pictures with OneDrive [Video]

I’m excited to share with you a video demo on how I back up and view my pictures using  my Microsoft OneDrive account.

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Edit and Save Photos with PowerPoint

I have Photoshop and PowerPoint and both programs can do some really amazing things. Hands down Photoshop is king when it comes to photo editing. However, not everyone has Photoshop so this post will share how you take advantage of … Continue reading

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PowerPoint Presentation Prep and Delivery Guide

The first thing I recommend doing with any presentation is ask yourself what is the purpose? Write the purpose down on paper. You should be able to write an effective purpose statement with 1 or 2 sentences. Generally it should … Continue reading

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Don’t Show the Backstage when opening or saving files in Office 2013

If you have Office 2013, you no doubt have experienced a delay with opening and saving documents. That is because the backstage view appears and gives you many options. My assumption is that this allowed a view/ exposure to drive curiosity to the … Continue reading

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Windows 8.1 Tablet Training PowerPoint Presentation

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Format Painter Video – Don’t Forget to Double Click!

This video post will show you how to use the format painter. In the video I do a quick demo using the format painter in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

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15 Minute Countdown PowerPoint Slide

I’ve created a PowerPoint slide template that count downs minutes starting at 15. I like to use this for my teaching breaks so my students know when I’m going to resume the session. To create this I used PowerPoint 2013, however … Continue reading

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