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How to make modern picture design in PowerPoint slide

There are some pre-defined designs in PowerPoint and a lot of templates you can find on the Internet, but always more interesting and effective to create your own design.
This tip is about some tricks for creating some unique design for pictures.

How to create simple picture designs for PowerPoint slides

There are a lot of different ways to create custom designs for PowerPoint slides. You can use some of pre-defined designs in MS PowerPoint or you can download some of proposed templates from the Internet.
But it is great to create your own, unique design. This tip is about some tricks for creating some unique design fast and easily.

How to view your notes in the presentation mode

When you give a PowerPoint presentation, you might want not only to show the presentation to the audience, but also to see your presentation notes (see how to create speakers notes for the PowerPoint presentation) to help you with your speech.

How to present your PowerPoint presentation online using the Office Presentation Service

In addition to PowerPoint itself, Microsoft proposes Office Presentation Service that can help you to present you PowerPoint presentation online to the Internet audience. This service is free and requires only to create a Microsoft account, and you will not need any additional programs or services such as WebEx or GoToMeeting, etc. This feature was known as the 'presentation broadcast service' in the previous versions of PowerPoint.

Some features of the Presenter view

When you present your PowerPoint presentation, you want to show the presentation to the audience and see speakers notes to yourself (see how to create speakers notes for the PowerPoint presentation) to help you with your speech.

How to make the presentation easier and more informative using Presenter view

When you present your PowerPoint presentation, you can check your speaker notes (see how to create speakers notes for the PowerPoint presentation) to help you with your speech. However, there are many other tools in the Presenter view that help you with the presentation such as controlling the presentation time, highlighting some points during the presentation or even hide the navigation between slides.

How to add additional information to your presentation

The presentation should minimize the amount of information, but give a comprehensive representation of it. However, for the discussions you may need additional information that will bloat your presentation. Fortunately, there are other ways than adding those information to the slides.

How to organize your slides

When you create a presentation, it is difficult to develop a perfect plan of slides in the very beginning. On one side, the presentation shouldn’t be too long and shouldn’t contain a big number of slides. On other side, you can’t be sure that any detailed information will be unnecessary. PowerPoint proposes some features to create flexible presentation where you can manage which part of your presentation will go next.

How to create speakers notes for the PowerPoint presentation

When you prepare the presentation, you add some hints, presentation plan or even full text of your speech into slides of the PowerPoint presentation. Later you will be able to use this notes during the presentation (see how to view your notes in the presentation mode.)

How to insert links, hyperlinks or mail links into the PowerPoint slide

When you give a presentation, sometimes you need to show other documents (PowerPoint presentations, Excel spreadsheets, Word documents, or even some web-sites). Instead of searching those files on your computer, you can add hyperlink in the presentation to be more flexible and assured.