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Startups and Us: A Relationship Worth Investing In?

Startups and Us: A Relationship Worth Investing In?

How many new startups do you hear about every day? How many pitches do they have to give in each development phase to receive investments to start, grow, and escalate their operations? All those startups need an exponentially expanding number of presentations to...

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New Features in PowerPoint: Embedded 3D Animations

New Features in PowerPoint: Embedded 3D Animations

PowerPoint's 3D experiences get more enhanced all the time. To begin with, the only way you could animate 3D models was by using the Morph transition effect. Next, you could use the 3D animations. But now, with the new embedded 3D animations feature, you no longer...

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Using Long Screenshots in Presentations

Using Long Screenshots in Presentations

The Problem You want to show the entire length of a web page in your presentation. You don't want to rely on the spotty internet connection, so you don't link to the live site or embed the webpage into your slide. However the full screenshot is entirely too long to...

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This Sale is Bananas!

This Sale is Bananas!

New members, current members, non-members: our #CyberMonday2018 deal is BANANAS! Cyber Monday BOGO for New MembersNew members, buy one annual membership, get one year free. Yes, that's 2 years for $99! BOGO offer available for new members only....

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The 2018 Annual Salary Survey Report

The 2018 Annual Salary Survey Report

Things are looking good in the world of presentation professionals. That’s the top takeaway from data in our annual survey of the salaries, demographics, and work habits of presentationists.

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Getting To Know You

Getting To Know You

Taking a moment here to ask that you fill out your Presentation Guild member profile. Let’s get to know each other better.

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Presentation Design Is A Thing

Presentation Design Is A Thing

We’ve heard it before. “Presentation design? Is that a thing people do? You do that? And you make a living doing that?” There are many variations, but the message is clear: we need to spread the notion that what many of us do is a necessary, valuable, and viable function. It’s one of the reasons we formed the Presentation Guild.

This week, we saw a sign that this notion is spreading.

The Creative Pro Network, an online resource since 1999, hosts Creative Pro Week, a conference for Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and digital and print publishing professionals. This year, it’s in New Orleans in June.

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Dear Diary, 032

Dear Diary, 032

Dear Diary,  The holidays are coming. You know what that means, right? Yeah. OMG! We need it by the end of the year because we want to launch it January 2nd! So, while my expected workload is slow to normal, a lot of last minute things are coming through. Also, word...

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Dear Diary, 031

Dear Diary, 031

Dear Diary, I am mentally exhausted today. End of the year is quiet one day, emergency requests the next. I keep getting people begging for help with Word. I hate Word. People think that because I know and like what I'm doing in PowerPoint, that the same goes for...

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Dear Diary, 030

Dear Diary, 030

Dear Diary,  I just finished up the new company template and sent it off to my boss. It's the first time I have worked quite THAT much in XML, but I think I did ok. I mean, I didn't break it at all, so that's a plus! If the boss likes it, I'll version it out to the...

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