Create Tables with Nifty Rounded Corners – PowerPoint Video Tip #5

Want to create tables with rounded corners in PowerPoint? There’s no way to do this automatically, but here’s a handful of workarounds.

About the author: Bruce Gabrielle is author of Speaking PowerPoint: the new language of business, showing a 12-step method for creating clearer and more persuasive PowerPoint slides for boardroom presentations. Subscribe to this blog or join my LinkedIn group to get new posts sent to your inbox.

Find the Perfect Set of Slide Colors Using Color Cop – PowerPoint Video Tip #4

Here’s a cool software to help you find the perfect set of colors for your slide. Download Color Cop free here (but make a small donation if the software is worth it to you).

About the author: Bruce Gabrielle is author of Speaking PowerPoint: the new language of business, showing a 12-step method for creating clearer and more persuasive PowerPoint slides for boardroom presentations. Subscribe to this blog or join my LinkedIn group to get new posts sent to your inbox.

Make Your Slide Title Pop Against a Cluttered Background – PowerPoint Video Tip #3

Slide titles are often hard to see against a cluttered background. But here’s a great trick for making your slide title pop, even when the background is noisy. Thanks to Jan Schultink for suggesting this trick.

About the author: Bruce Gabrielle is author of Speaking PowerPoint: the new language of business, showing a 12-step method for creating clearer and more persuasive PowerPoint slides for boardroom presentations. Subscribe to this blog or join my LinkedIn group to get new posts sent to your inbox.

Create Your Own Slick-Looking Silhouettes – PowerPoint Video Tip #2

Bring your boring business slides to life by adding pictures of people. Where do you find pictures that are free, look professional and give you full rights to use them any way you want?

You make them yourself in about a minute. Here’s how.

About the author: Bruce Gabrielle is author of Speaking PowerPoint: the new language of business, showing a 12-step method for creating clearer and more persuasive PowerPoint slides for boardroom presentations. Subscribe to this blog or join my LinkedIn group to get new posts sent to your inbox.

Turn Clip Art Into Custom Icons – PowerPoint Video Tip #1

Here’s a neat trick for turning clip art into your own set of professional-looking custom icons, which I learned from the talented presentation designer Magda Maslowska. Enjoy!

About the author: Bruce Gabrielle is author of Speaking PowerPoint: the new language of business, showing a 12-step method for creating clearer and more persuasive PowerPoint slides for boardroom presentations. Subscribe to this blog or join my LinkedIn group to get new posts sent to your inbox.