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comSlider : Free Online Slideshow Creator

Free Online jQuery Slider, jQuery Slideshow Gallery. Fancy transition and visual effects, templates. No coding, no image editing, no learning curve, no software to download, no jQuery conflict.
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15 Impressive Tools for Creating Beautiful Presentations

15 Impressive Tools for Creating Beautiful Presentations | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Ever since MS PowerPoint revolutionized corporate and marketing communication in the early part of the millennium, presenting ideas through attractive slideshows has become a mandatory component of any successful and engaging presentation.

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PublishME's comment, July 9, 2013 10:57 PM
Don't leave out PublishME. http://vimeo.com/68740723
Richard Lawler's curator insight, July 17, 2013 9:25 AM

Anything which encourages students to look beyond a bog standard template has to be good, right??

Maria Rosaria Gismondi's curator insight, July 17, 2013 1:55 PM

We can choose from a variety to create our presentations

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Slideful - Free Online Slideshow maker

Slideful - Free Online Slideshow maker | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it

This free online tool is used to make photo slideshows for webpages. It is based on javascript, contains a simple image editor, has round corners and allows customization.


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Richard Bates's curator insight, June 7, 2013 1:09 AM

A great tool for presentations.

Yahya Qachach's curator insight, June 24, 2013 10:24 AM

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emaze - Amazing Presentations in Minutes

Create amazing presentations for free in just a few minutes and turn your ideas into stunning live stories!
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myBrainshark - Add your voice to presentations, share online, and track viewing | myBrainshark

myBrainshark - Add your voice to presentations, share online, and track viewing | myBrainshark | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Free presentation creation, hosting. Add audio to PPT slides, docs, photos to create online videos. Use for e-learning, on-demand webinars, lead generation.
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Lamccainreed's curator insight, March 24, 2013 2:14 PM

Might be worth a try...

Ressources pour les cours d'anglais's curator insight, October 23, 2014 10:55 AM

Ajouter sa voix à une présentation, la partager sur le net et suivre le nombre de vues : c'est possible et c'est gratuit !

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Presentation Skills: Five Things You Need To Know About People To Deliver Great Presentations

Robin Good: A short video doodle illustrating how five underconsidered factors have tremendous impact on the quality of your presentations, whether online or live.

 

"Great presenters understand how people think, learn, and react. In this video Dr. Weinschenk shares 5 Things from her book, "100 Things Every Presenter Needs To Know About People".

 

Recommended. 9/10



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Lou Salza's curator insight, March 3, 2013 6:36 PM

Concise and and useful!

Ana Velazquez S's curator insight, March 20, 2013 4:29 PM

Habilidades necesarias para lograr una presentación exitosa con tu audiencia

Jean Luc lebrun's curator insight, June 9, 2014 4:46 PM

Behind these video doodles is an fun company: www.truscribe.com

What is interesting here is that the video is in perfect sync with the audio - this is why it is so powerful..

More critically, something is missing from the video: a summary. The author summarizes with "So there you have it, five things you need to know about people in order to give a better presentation", followed by a rapid zoom out revealing briefly ALL the pictures from the storyboard - too many and too fast to be of use as a memory prop.

Five may be a small number, but for our limited memory - it is huge. We have to remember five more or less disconnected ideas: 20 minute chunks, eye competes with ear, your speech is only a part of whole message (see nice screen illustration at time 3:36), call them to action, people imitate your feelings. It feels like a bullet list. The video could have brought back 5 key images corresponding to the 5 points to help anchor them in our memory.

This is why I recommend that the "take-away" slide, a.k.a. the conclusion or summary slide, refreshes people's memory by bringing back small pictures of the key visuals of the presentation next to the text points that they helped make. It does not matter if they are not fully readable, their role is simply to jog memory.

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SlideTalk - turn your presentations into engaging talking videos

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Publish your presentations as engaging talking videos!share your powerpoint presentations, eLearning content, business presentations andtutorials as engaging talking videos, by using high-quality and multilingual text-to-speech technology, with no need for expensive and time-consuming voice recordings.
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PowToon - Brings Awesomeness to your presentations

PowToon - Brings Awesomeness to your presentations | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
PowToon is a brand new presentation tool that allows you to create animated presentations and cartoon style videos just by dragging and dropping.
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How To Add Voice To Your Online Presentations | PowerPoint Presentation

How To Add Voice To Your Online Presentations | PowerPoint Presentation | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
We have previously reviewed a number of cloud based services that allow creating presentations online, these include SlideRocket, Google Drive and Office 365...
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Bolide Slideshow Creator: Create Slideshows In Video File Formats

Bolide Slideshow Creator: Create Slideshows In Video File Formats | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
While PowerPoint might be the best slideshow creation program out there, it is not always available and cannot be obtained for free. Here to offer a user-friendlier alternative is a freeware desktop application called Bolide Slideshow Creator.
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Use PowerPoint's laser pointer to catch attention and add excitement | TechRepublic

Use PowerPoint's laser pointer to catch attention and add excitement | TechRepublic | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Use PowerPoint’s cool laser pointer feature to simulate a laser pointer during a PowerPoint presentation.
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PowerPoint Slide Design: How Simple is Too Simple?

PowerPoint Slide Design: How Simple is Too Simple? | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
All of the books, all of the blogs, all of the top Slideshare presentations on slide design make this common plea: simplify.  But how simple is too simple? I had this conversation with a non-traini...
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Slide Effect Presentation software : Create Spectacular Presentations

Slide Effect Presentation software : Create Spectacular Presentations | Techy Stuff | 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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How Can I Make My PowerPoint Presentations Amazing?

How Can I Make My PowerPoint Presentations Amazing? | Techy Stuff | 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.
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Goodbye PowerPoint! Bunkr is going beyond presentation : Collect, Organize, Present

Goodbye PowerPoint! Bunkr is going beyond presentation : Collect, Organize, Present | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Bunkr is cloud-based presentation software that allows professionals to centralize all the content that inspires them, and to use this content in their presentations.
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4 Ways To Bring PowerPoint Presentations Online - Edudemic

4 Ways To Bring PowerPoint Presentations Online - Edudemic | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Bringing your PowerPoint presentations online is the final step that many of us forget to do. It lets your hard work get noticed by even more people, too!
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Narrable

Narrable | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Give voice to the stories that matter.
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create short narrated slideshows - pics and voice

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Use CDex to Add WAV Headers to MP3 Files | Tutorials

Use CDex to Add WAV Headers to MP3 Files | Tutorials | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Learn how to use CDex to add WAV headers to MP3 files.
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trick PowerPoint in allowing an MP3 file to be used for animation or transition sounds using a free program called CDex that adds a header to your MP3 file and renames it with the WAV file extension -- the file size still remains the same. This header is added within the file's binary format and is transparent to you as a user -- PowerPoint though is convinced that this is a WAV file!

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Add Speaking Animated Characters To PowerPoint Slides With SitePal | PowerPoint Presentation

Add Speaking Animated Characters To PowerPoint Slides With SitePal | PowerPoint Presentation | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
SitePal is a web service and MS PowerPoint add-in that allows creating, customizing and adding (speaking) animated characters to your website or presentations...
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Ezvid | Free Video Movie Maker and Slideshow Creator For YouTube

Ezvid | Free Video Movie Maker and Slideshow Creator For YouTube | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Windows Movie Maker alternative for free video editing, screen capture, screen recording and slideshow creation. It's total freeware, with no registration, no subscription, and no signup required.
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Note & Point

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A gallery devoted to making your Keynote & Powerpoint presentations look that much better...
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9 tips to turn a boring powerpoint into an AMAZING presentation

9 tips to turn a boring powerpoint into an AMAZING presentation | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
While you may think that PowerPoint presentations are the easiest way to do a presentation, this is actually far from the truth...
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