How to Embed a YouTube Video in Powerpoint using authorSTREAM Desktop

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Embed YouTube Video in Powerpoint Presentation

Adding YouTube or Vimeo videos to your PowerPoint presentation is a great way to ‘Show’ what you want to ‘Tell’. Videos also greatly enhance the multimedia-rich experience of a slideshow. How do you add videos to your PowerPoint presentation? Do you copy-paste the video URL in your presentation? That is pretty outdated now. Besides, there’s a danger here. Viewers are directed to YouTube and there’s no resisting the temptation to watch more videos. Oops, you just lost your viewer to…

3 Ways to Add Humor to Your TED Talks, or any other Presentation

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Add Humor to your TED Talks, Speech or presentation

Women are better at multitasking… There’s a raft of research, but I know it from my personal life. If my wife is cooking a meal at home — which is not often, thankfully. (Laughter) But you know, she’s doing — no, she’s good at some things — but if she’s cooking, you know, she’s dealing with people on the phone, she’s talking to the kids, she’s painting the ceiling, she’s doing open-heart surgery over here. (Laughter) Taken from Ken Robinson’s…

Presentation Skills: Connect your laptop to the projector without looking like an idiot!

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Presentation Skills - Connect Laptop with Projector

You step-up on the stage, your heart pouncing, nerves racking, palms sweating. Your mind is rehearsing the presentation for the one last time. And as if the pressure of starting your presentation with an impact was already not enough, you now find yourself struggling with the chords of the projector and trying all your tech-might to get that thing running – “How do I make this damn thing work!?” You lose your cool (worse, your persona) while making the attempt,…

3 Minutes is All it Takes to Set Up a Live Online Presentation Conference!

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authorSTREAM Present Live: Online presentation tools to live broadcast

Scenarios like these crop up way too often: A student wishes to take feedback from his friends on his presentation assignment before he presents it before the entire classroom the next day. A teacher wishes to clear doubts of some students enrolled in a distance learning course. A marketing head sitting in a remote location wants to discuss a marketing proposal with his team members. What do they do? Yes, there’s no dearth of online meeting services on the web.…

7 Key Resources for Free Images: It’s time to make your Presentations Sizzling Hot

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Visuals are now an essential part of our presentations. Regrettably, we still get to see all kinds of cluttered and blurred images in the slides. The reason why people use these images is high price of HD images which cost more than a small business or start-up can afford. So, what can you do to make your presentation sizzling hot if you cannot pay for high quality images? The answer is that you should have a virtual rolodex of go-to…