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Slide Bandits

The Slide Bandits are coming to rob your presentation!
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These effective characters from westerns will help your students get the message the slideshow is carrying.


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Heraclio Pinedo Hernández's curator insight, January 5, 1:14 PM

Para poder salirnos de los esquemas y vicios en las presentaciones que lanzamos contra nuestros alumnos.

Phoebe Hsu's curator insight, January 6, 1:19 AM
小a在學校做簡報,這資訊應該對他有幫助。
LucaVanin's curator insight, January 8, 10:32 AM

Esempio di Storytelling Visivo da paura!!! Questa presentazione non solo è utile come contenuti (60 slide da studiare a memoria e applicare SEMPRE!), ma ha un tratto, una personalità e un efficacia comunicativa fantastiche!

Ps. attenzione che alcune indicazioni non sono adatte alle presentazioni online

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7 Quick Tips to Rock Your Next Presentation

Getting ready for your next presentation and need some help preparing? Check out these 7 essential tips that will rock your audience!
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A nice example of a well-crafted presentation that will be good to watch before you create your next presentation.

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, November 14, 2014 3:22 PM

as Baiba says;

if you watch this tips... your next presentation will Rock your students!!!

Olena Savelieva's curator insight, November 30, 2014 2:30 AM

добавить ваше понимание ...

Marta Ciesielska's curator insight, December 8, 2014 4:26 AM

PRESENTATION DESIGN. 7 important tips & tricks about making presentation. There is a lot of bad preppared presentations, especially on universities, among both students and proffesors. It's important to pay attention to graphic and content side of our presantation. It can't be "wall of text". 

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The 4 Most Important PowerPoint RULES for Successful Presentations

There are a million and one tips and tricks for using PowerPoint effectively, but what REALLY matters most? This presentation takes the 4 most important change…
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A great slide presentation with awesome tips for getting the most out of PowerPoint. If you can apply all the suggestions in creating your presentation, you'll be an ace!

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LucaVanin's curator insight, October 26, 2014 5:17 AM
E seguiamo pure questi Tip!
juanjovilar's curator insight, November 4, 2014 8:08 AM

Presentación con unas reglas básicas para diseñar una buena presentación tipo Powerpoint.

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Slide Design: How to Build a Powerful Color Palette

Slide Design: How to Build a Powerful Color Palette | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
With sight dominating our senses, it is no surprise that colors have come to hold so much meaning and importance in our culture. Consciously and unconsciously, we use color to signify our feelings:...
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A must-read article about the significance of colors in your presentations. The rules of their combinations have been explained. For instance, learn what 60-30-10 rule is. Why have you never thought about it?

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FPPT's curator insight, April 22, 2014 4:14 PM

This is a very interesting way to make a color palette for your PowerPoint presentations or slide designs.

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15 Fixable “Death by PowerPoint” Issues

15 Fixable “Death by PowerPoint” Issues | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Inspiring case studies, tips, and presentation ideas to help you set your story free, from the Haiku Deck team and our creative community. 

It’s worth noting that we have nothing against PowerPoint itself — in fact, PowerPoint can be used to create some incredibly awesome presentations, if you have strong design skills or you know someone who does.

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This is the right article to read with your students!

It describes 15 most common PowerPoint issues, and each one is given a title that is both funny and spot on, like Pea Soup, The Jitterbug, Ugly Duckling, Mishmash etc.

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Woodstock School's curator insight, March 30, 2014 11:16 PM

A few tips on how to exploit the real power of presentations.

 

Johani Karonen's curator insight, March 31, 2014 3:33 AM

The sixteenth issue: The mismatcher, was added in a comment! I totally agree on that having an overarching look and feel is really important!

gustavo salazar's curator insight, April 3, 2014 8:59 AM

excelentes recomendaciones para evitar la muerte por power point

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Presenters Checklist for Success

Presenter's Checklist for Success! Wether you are a new speaker or a seasoned one, these 12 Items is a must to check off before your next presentation. Created by Camille Wong.

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An eye-catching and professionally made slide presentation that will remind you of some true and tried tips how to make a succesful presentation.

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Cynthia Kivland's curator insight, January 23, 2014 11:20 AM

Engaging audiences requires an emotional connection.  Sharing this slideshare with some presentation tips.

Donna Hudson's curator insight, January 24, 2014 7:23 PM

Great Ideas!

 

Judih Weinstein Haggai's curator insight, January 26, 2014 12:11 AM

love this presentation. Look at it! what great visuals

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Scary slides by @powerfulpoint

You’re probably familiar with the idea of storytelling to create a better presentation. But your stories could turn to nightmares and haunt you if you don’t
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If you are in a Halloween mood, now is the right time to watch this slideshow about the horrors of bad presentations. 

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Shaker technologies's curator insight, October 31, 2013 1:38 AM

Spécial halloween!

Terriblement drôle et abominablement vrai....

BI Media Specialists's curator insight, November 1, 2013 4:06 PM

The Halloween theme is very appropriate for October! Our students could really use some quality instruction in what makes a good presentation. So often, they focus only on content and not on the visual aspects of the presentation itself.

gustavo salazar's curator insight, November 6, 2013 8:49 AM

Errores que cometemos al realizar presentaciones

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Your Content Shall Rock

In this new and improved primer you'll learn how to strike a chord with your content. There are 16 lessons for creating all kinds of content that shall rock the
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Learn 16 great lessons how to make your presentation content effective and meaningful. See how an eye-catching slide should be designed. Explore the examples given for each lesson. Become a more knowledgeable presenter!

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mufidmmn's comment, July 24, 2013 4:09 AM
siip
Dr Pam Hill's curator insight, July 25, 2013 8:33 AM

Some terrific PD ideass that will jazz up online and f2f instruction!

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Slide Effect: Create Spectacular Presentations

Slide Effect: Create Spectacular Presentations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Slide Effect is a presentation software to create advanced shows in a few minutes. Easy to use, spectacular effects and transitions. Download the free trial!
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Slide Effect have just released a new version of the software, and it's worth taking a look at this easy and effective presentation creator.

You build your slides by adding pictures, shapes and text, then customize background and slide transition. 3D text and special apparition effects are new features that help to make your slides really spectacular.

Free trial is available but even a paid version of $39 is not big money if you like the amazing software.

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AnnaB's curator insight, May 22, 2013 3:53 PM

add your insight...

 

 
Karen Moore's curator insight, May 24, 2013 2:16 PM

This looks like a good one to explore!

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How Can I Make My PowerPoint Presentations Amazing?

How Can I Make My PowerPoint Presentations Amazing? | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

"Dear Lifehacker, I have been tasked to make a slideshow for an event at work. I don’t want to make a generic PowerPoint with just boring text or pictures. What are some ways I can enhance the slideshow so it looks impressive and knocks the socks off my audience?"

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Great article answering the reader's question about how to make a slideshow look impressive.

It gives suggestions and tips what to avoid and what not to forget. Learn the lessons by Steve Jobs and Seth Godin. Take note of the 5 basic slide design rules:

1. Simplify

2. Lose the cliches

3. Information needs emphasis

4. Designate elements

5. Empathy for the audience.

Revise the 10/20/30 Rule, enhance your presentation by carefully choosing fonts, images, diagrams, shapes and templates.

Explore lots of additional resources.

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Joaquín Ballester's comment, May 19, 2013 5:32 PM
I agree with you, Elke. PPT is more customizable and powerful.
Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 20, 2013 10:06 AM

This appears to be an effective and practical article.

Marion Mulder's curator insight, May 22, 2013 6:00 AM

Oke - if you work in the corporate world there is just no escaping from having to create powerpoints at one point or another. You might as well create amzing one's while your at it. Here are some handy tips, do's & don'ts worth looking at

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How To Create Presentation Slides That Are Out Of This World

Want to spice up your next corporate presentation? Take it from us, Make your next presentation Out Of This World! Download this Presentation for a Tweet here:
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Superb presentation which demonstrates the key principles of slide design in action. Study each slide carefully, prepare your visuals, choose your fonts, then try to create your own slide deck and you are bound to succeed.

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Chantal Sim's curator insight, May 20, 2013 1:18 PM

As I always trying to make my presentation more remarkable than before, I think it is good tips for me and us. These are really nice to learn for your future presentation especially for those of who have presentation for this semester.

 

So if you are interested in making your presentation look fancy and effective, it will be worthy to see all the slides!

Chantal Sim's comment, May 20, 2013 1:20 PM
These are so valuable! Thank you for sharing this, appreciate so much that I can re-scoop.it!
Karen Dietz's comment, May 20, 2013 9:09 PM
You are welcome Chantal and hope it helps your curation!
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Introduction to Slide Design: 7 Rules for Creating Effective Slides

The 7 rules for creating effective slides include 1) slides are not documents; 2) picture superiority effect; 3) slides should be simple; 4) slides must have unity...

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Great tips for learning how to create effective slides.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 12, 2013 9:13 AM

Check it out, very interesting...

 

Schreib-Lounge's curator insight, February 13, 2013 2:07 AM

Müsste eigentlich Pflichtlektüre sein für alle, die Powerpoint oder Keyword starten :-)

ElizabethHS's curator insight, February 15, 2013 10:28 AM

Tried but true information. Might be useful to give to intermediate+ students who are preparing presentations.

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Visual Design: Setting Your Slides Up For Success

Visual Design: Setting Your Slides Up For Success | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

...The most basic lesson we learn first in my visual design class is that slides are not documents.  In order to create slides that use the Keynote or PowerPoint medium as it was intended to be used – for a visual purpose – we must set up our slides for success.

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The article gives tips how to design your slides so that they are SUCCESS, not FAILURE. You have to remember that slides are not documents and think in a different way when designing them.

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Christine Bushong's curator insight, January 28, 2013 1:20 PM

This is the first of 7 posts outlining 7 Key Rules for Effective Slide Design"

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15 things that you really should know about presentations

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The content of this slide presentation is actually an infographic with data about 15 most important things you need to know when you are getting your presentation ready.


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Willem Kuypers's curator insight, December 7, 2014 2:02 AM

Quelques faits très intéressants sur les présentations. 

Jose Pietri's curator insight, December 8, 2014 3:59 AM

Review all modules with these assertions in mind.

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Slideloot - Download Slide Templates For Free

Slideloot - Download Slide Templates For Free | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
At SlideLoot we have thousands of free and editable powerpoint/keynote slide templates for your ready usage! Download them all!
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Slide templates for charts, diagrams, maps, infographics, animations and more. All templates are free to download.

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Elsie Whitelock's curator insight, November 14, 2014 8:47 AM

Lots of fun and useful graphics stuff here.

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PowerPoint Hyperlinks: Creating an Interactive Deck

PowerPoint Hyperlinks: Creating an Interactive Deck | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Trade shows are crucial. Give your booth something extra with an interactive deck. Learn how you can make one using PowerPoint hyperlinks.
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A very useful piece of advice for PowerPoint users on how to put hyperlinks in your presentation that allow you to go to a specific slide directly.
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6 Presentation Design Dos and Don’ts

6 Presentation Design Dos and Don’ts | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Great presentation design can be difficult to master because it requires the coordination of many elements, including colors, fonts, images, icons and background. While there are a lot of pieces to the presentation design puzzle, don’t be overwhelmed.

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A nice list of dos and don'ts in presentation design. The article suggests what you should avoid doing and what you should do instead to achieve the best result.

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Judih Weinstein Haggai's curator insight, April 9, 2014 12:13 AM

Great visual reminders of how to prepare effective presentations

eLearningTV's curator insight, May 1, 2014 8:42 AM

A must to know.

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Nancy Duarte: How to Create Better Visual Presentations

Nancy Duarte explains how to create better visual presentations so you can communicate your ideas with efficiency, clarity and impact. She is CEO of Silicon ...
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A fantastic video where Nancy Duarte is giving several important tips regarding slide design. Perfect for watching with your students as the tips are well-presented, exemplified and easy to understand.


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Mike Donahue's curator insight, March 19, 2014 7:59 AM

Nancy Duarte offers some simple ideas for making a more effective slideshow to enhance your presentation.

Lon Naylor's curator insight, March 19, 2014 9:28 AM

I constantly see video "gurus" telling people to just insert all your script text into PowerPoint slides, read it aloud while recording, and...BAM!...instant video!

 

I've always contended that this is a questionable strategy at best for delivering a visual message. Here is one of the leading presentation experts on the planet explaining part of my contention.

Chris Carter's curator insight, March 19, 2014 10:27 PM

Words of wisdom, all in 3 minutes.

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SketchDeck - a new slide presentation tool

SketchDeck - a new slide presentation tool | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Better slides, faster. 

Sign up now. First 500 get 6 months free access.

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It looks as if SketchDeck may do wonders because you only need to draw whatever you want on your tablet and the tool will instantly turn it into a perfect slide. It is interesting that you can save your slides as a powerpoint presentation.

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Mack James's curator insight, November 15, 2013 5:42 AM

chech out another cool presentation tool

Mike Keevers's curator insight, November 16, 2013 7:04 PM

Nice alternative

Gavin Keeble's curator insight, November 25, 2013 7:33 PM

Another app with which to create slides. SketchDeck could be useful for those in engineering, IT etc where visually describing complex ideas makes them easier to comprehend - especially if the visual is schmick.

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Where is Slide Master in PowerPoint 2007, 2010 and 2013

Where is Slide Master in PowerPoint 2007, 2010 and 2013 | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Classic Menu for PowerPoint adds a Menus tab between File tab and Home tab. This tab will bring us back to the world of Microsoft PowerPoint 2003. If you have Classic Menu for PowerPoint 2007, 2010 and 2013, you can get Slide Master as before:

1. Select the View drop down menu in main menus tab;

2. Move you mouse onto Master item;

3. Click the Slide Master item.

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This is an easy tutorial how you can find Slide Master in your PowerPoint 2013 (and older). Slide Master helps you to personalize your slides and improve their design according to your taste.

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Training in Business's curator insight, September 9, 2013 6:16 PM

Where is Slide Master in PowerPoint 2007, 2010 and 2013

 

#training #business #powerpoint 

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The Presenter Manifesto : 8 Distinctions of a World Class Presenter

A compilation of proven distinctions on what makes a World-Class Presenter. Written by Eric Feng, Presentation Coach ( http://ericfeng.com ) and Designed by Sli
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This slideshow focuses on the presenter role rather than the design of your slides and refers to business rather than education but the main idea of the importance of quality work applies to any sphere.

Pay attention to the superb design of these slides, see how fonts, colors, images play a significant role in the delivery of the message.

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Priyanka P. Kamra's curator insight, June 19, 2013 1:59 PM

Dintinction is important when you start a new business - to distinguish your business offering as well as You as a Leader for the organization you represent.

There are some good suggestions in this.

Kimberly (Pope) Kindred's curator insight, June 20, 2013 9:26 AM

Working on being a professional development leader? Know that your audience is King...context is more important than content. This makes me reevaluate all of my professional development sessions. 

Judih Weinstein Haggai's curator insight, July 3, 2013 12:39 AM

Eric Feng shares the 8 major factors to keep in mind when you really want to share your message to an audience (no matter how many are in that audience)

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Emaze - create amazing presentations

Emaze - create amazing presentations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Emaze vision – to change the way people create presentations through a simple, fully automated process that generate powerful and engaging showcases.

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A totally new cloud presentation service, still in beta stage. There is very little information available but from the featured presentations you can get an insight of the style and design the slides may have. Visually very attractive and promising.

Read the review on TechCrunch http://techcrunch.com/2013/05/20/emaze/

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Two Pens's curator insight, June 10, 2013 1:13 PM

It's an early beta but looks promising for making more interesting presentations. Not at "swoopy" as Prezi (that's good).

diane gusa's curator insight, July 20, 2013 9:27 AM

"Variety is the spice of life"

Maria Zambonino Gordillo's curator insight, December 17, 2013 12:00 PM

gracias deseo innovaciones tecnologicas

 

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Content-Creation Tips and Writing Prompts

Stuck on what to write about for your company blog or website? Check out these content-creating tips from Ann Handley of MarketingProfs.

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I have scooped this presentation not so much for its content as for its form though I find no fault with the content of course.

It is a brilliant example how you can design your slides to get that unique look of a genuine handmade product. Greatly inspirational for students as they can learn how to design and draw their own slides.

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Miguel García's comment, April 6, 2013 5:51 AM
Really great!
Elizabeth Hutchinson's comment, April 7, 2013 10:58 AM
Going to make my blog more interesting!
A_G_Storm's curator insight, April 7, 2013 8:13 PM

It look interesting, but could use some more information.

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Simple Design

March's Slideshare offering is all about visual design. Learn why simplicity takes work, why it's best to pair one idea with one slide, why unity matters, why pictures are superior...

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Lots of valuable tips, examples and ideas for designing great presentations.

Learned via Alex Rister http://alexrister1.wordpress.com/

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Dr. Doris Molero's curator insight, March 9, 2013 8:38 AM

Easy to follow advice...mmmm well, i will try to have my slides ..less crowded..but there's so much to tell.. sighs.. :)

Alejo Castillo's curator insight, March 15, 2013 11:52 AM

An excellent summary of visual strategies to follow when designing a presentation.

Peter Sampson's curator insight, April 28, 2013 6:41 PM

Slide design but think for articulate objects also

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7 Ideas to Create Visual Content at Your Event

For trade show and event marketers, visuals not only provide the opportunity to amplify key messages, but they can be documented and repackaged easily to extend
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katrinamilley's curator insight, February 5, 2013 1:48 AM

Looks wonderful

 

Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, February 10, 2013 6:33 AM

Visuals not only provide the opportunity to amplify key messages, but they can be documented and repackaged easily to promte your event or products.