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PowerPoint Content Management System

PowerPoint Content Management System

Recently we released a new service: Numberish. It is a social and online database where you can quickly create cards to store lists, numbers, todo-lists and so on. You can create them for yourself, and you can share it with your friends. We call it the Twitter for...

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DataPoint gets TickerPoint functionality

DataPoint gets TickerPoint functionality

DataPoint is absorbing TickerPoint. We already have our DataPoint plugin to connect text boxes, and other PowerPoint shapes to real-time data and data sources. With a normal text box, text is shown: left aligned, centered, or right aligned. But the text is placed...

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How to Hide Video Media Controls on Slideshows

How to Hide Video Media Controls on Slideshows

When you want to show a video in full screen on a PowerPoint slideshow, then you can insert that video to slide. When you are using this slideshow for your information screens at the company, then you want it to start automatically. To start a video automatically,...

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Real-Time Data on Television Screens

Real-Time Data on Television Screens

Would you be watching screens and channels for a long time when you assume that they are just showing old content on their digital signage television screens? Probably not. People want to see real-time data, accurate information, the latest key performance indicators...

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How To Create Digital Menu Boards

How To Create Digital Menu Boards

This article will help you to set up a digital menu board for your restaurant, take-away, bar, or coffee shop. Back in the old days, people used menus on paper, but they were expensive to create, and expensive to update because you had to reprint them. Or they used...

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US Election Polls Data in PowerPoint

US Election Polls Data in PowerPoint

Elections are a great time for people who love data. In this video and article, we will show you some different ways to show US elections polls data in PowerPoint.Step 1: Assemble US Elections Poll Data The first step is to assemble the data. I found some US Elections...

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Screens Are Changing The Way We Communicate

Screens Are Changing The Way We Communicate

People in western countries spend up to 12 hours per day looking at screens. As I write this article, I’ve easily spent 36 hours over the past three days either staring at my computer screen, television screen, phone. Screens have undeniably become a massive part of...

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The PowerPoint Selection Pane

The PowerPoint Selection Pane

There is a tool or pane in PowerPoint that everybody should know about and use, but in practice it turns out that not many are aware of this pane, or do not use it at all: the PowerPoint Selection Pane. And we all have been in a situation where you could use this...

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FAQ: PowerPoint Recurring Slides

FAQ: PowerPoint Recurring Slides

Hi, I'm currently figuring out if this software will be right for our company. I'm using information from an Excel sheet. Could you please tell me how to duplicate the exact same slide & properties, just with the different information per row? I hope that makes...

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Sources for Presentation Imagery

Sources for Presentation Imagery

Copyrights on Images for Presentations Until recently, finding high-quality images for use on presentations used to be an uphill task for many business owners. This was because they usually could not afford the time to go around searching, or may just not be...

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FAQ: Should I Export Presentation to 4K Video?

FAQ: Should I Export Presentation to 4K Video?

Does it make sense to export a 1920×1080 PowerPoint presentation to a 4K video? Most of the pictures deployed in the presentation are in full HD 1920×1080 and not in 4K. Easy designing in PowerPoint with multiple slides, build your own commercials and advertising...

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Visit us at the Virtual Presentation Summit, Aug 2020

Visit us at the Virtual Presentation Summit, Aug 2020

PresentationPoint is an official partner of the Presentation Summit going virtual this year, on screens and devices around the globe, on August 10-13, 2020. Headlining the event will be Garr Reynolds, one of the most acclaimed and iconic figures in the presentation...

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Masterclass in PowerPoint Design

Masterclass in PowerPoint Design

Here is the recording of Richard Goring's "Masterclass in PowerPoint Design" presentation at our Presentation Ideas Europe 2020 online conference. About PresentationPoint Case Studies: How People Use Our Software Presentation Ideas Europe

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The Pitfalls of Presentation (In)Efficiency

The Pitfalls of Presentation (In)Efficiency

Here is a recording of Simon Morton's presentation from our 2020 Presentation Ideas Europe online conference - The Pitfalls of Presentation (In)Efficiency. About PresentationPoint Case Studies: How People Use Our Software Presentation Ideas Europe

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Creating and Selling Online Courses

Creating and Selling Online Courses

Here is the recording of Garland Coulson's "Creating and Promoting Online Courses" webinar from our Presentation Ideas Europe 2020 online conference.About PresentationPoint Case Studies: How People Use Our Software Presentation Ideas Europe

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How to Create a Corporate Screen Saver

How to Create a Corporate Screen Saver

Do you want to set up a corporate screen saver on all computers? Maybe you want to communicate with your colleagues to spread news, sales updates, new employees, or promotions. Let me give you 2 options to accomplish that. Both options start with a PowerPoint...

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Show Airtable Data in PowerPoint

Show Airtable Data in PowerPoint

The Airtable service is an all-in-one collaboration platform to create and maintain lists like to bug tracking, expenses, spreadsheets, project reporting, product planning, product catalogs, and many more. You can easily share your lists and documents with others. Use...

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Loop Multiple Videos in PowerPoint

Loop Multiple Videos in PowerPoint

You can perfectly insert a video on your PowerPoint slide. And you can repeat it and even play over multiple slides. But when you wanted to run a slide show with messages and advertising e.g. for digital signage purposes, then sometimes you want to show an independent...

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PowerPoint Create as Video: Quality and File Size

PowerPoint Create as Video: Quality and File Size

We have talked about using a PowerPoint presentation to design your advertising, commercials, menu boards and more for digital signage on television screens. See our SignageTube digital signage in the cloud solution, as well as our iPoint digital signage solution. A...

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New Rule to Change Text

New Rule to Change Text

We suspect that this little change or addition to our PowerPoint rules for text boxes and tables have a larger impact or desire for our DataPoint users. We have added a new rule action where you can specify first a condition, and when that condition is met.  You can...

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Digital Signage Media Player vs USB Drive

Digital Signage Media Player vs USB Drive

Most modern televisions have a usb slot on them so that you can put your pictures and videos on your usb drive and show them on your television. But is a usb drive useful for digital signage or should you have a dedicated digital signage media player? When I travel, I...

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Staten Island Ferry Schedule Displays

Staten Island Ferry Schedule Displays

Another presentation make-over. This time of the Staten Island Ferry schedules screen. The Staten Island Ferry is a passenger ferry transportation system and connects Manhattan and Staten Island. The ferry operates 24/7 with boats leaving every 15 minutes at peak...

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Creating a Self-Running Slideshow in PowerPoint

Creating a Self-Running Slideshow in PowerPoint

Most people use PowerPoint in meetings and they talk (a lot) while they have a PowerPoint slide show running in the background. They use a mouse or presentation remote to advance to the next slide for the next message. But our audience are people looking at digital...

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Automatic Slide Master Updates

Automatic Slide Master Updates

I guess that not many people use and know the slide master option of PowerPoint. The slide master is the starting position of your slide where you can control the zones on your slides, default shapes, colors, backgrounds, fonts, etc. Basically what you put on your...

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Trial of Dynamic Elements Plugins

Trial of Dynamic Elements Plugins

As of today, we have free trial setups available for everyone who wants to try out our great Dynamic Elements plugins. We have 7 Dynamic Elements for you: Dynamic Likes to show the number of Facebook likes that you have a business Facebook page that you administer....

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Communicating With People With No Internet Access

Communicating With People With No Internet Access

During times of crisis such as the recent Covid-19 outbreak, many of us turn to the Internet to keep informed. But what about people with no Internet access at home? According to Statistica, in January 2020, only 59% of the world's population are Internet users. How...

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Presentation Ideas Europe Online Conference May 28

Presentation Ideas Europe Online Conference May 28

The success of our Presentation Ideas online conferences has lead to us deciding to have two conferences this year. Presentation Ideas Europe which is more convenient for people in European, African and Asian time zones and Presentation Ideas West which is more...

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New DataPoint Feature: Google Analytics Data Provider

New DataPoint Feature: Google Analytics Data Provider

Do you want to show your Google Analytics data, and KPI's in real-time on a television screen? Or maybe you want to open your PowerPoint presentation or report with Google Analytics data, and immediately look at the latest updated information without doing a thing? Or...

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Automating PowerPoint from Excel

Automating PowerPoint from Excel

When automating PowerPoint data presentations, Excel worksheets are a great tool to use. You can open a presentation and always see the latest Excel info on your slides. No more copying over your Excel data to PowerPoint in order to present or distribute it. Or maybe...

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New DataPoint Feature: Salesforce Data Provider

New DataPoint Feature: Salesforce Data Provider

We are happy to announce that our software engineers have released a new DataPoint feature. They have added a new data provider to the already extensive list of data providers. You can now connect your PowerPoint presentation to a Salesforce account to show or report...

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Airplane In-Flight Information Screen

Airplane In-Flight Information Screen

I admit! I'm addicted to digital signage and information screens. Everywhere I look, I see samples of information screens or scenarios where people better can use information screens to enhance businesses, processes, and flows. Even in the air when I recently flew...

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New DataPoint Feature: Facebook Posts Data Provider

New DataPoint Feature: Facebook Posts Data Provider

General Facebook Page information like the number of likes in general etc, could already be displayed in real-time on your PowerPoint slides. Now we have added a new feature, a new data provider to DataPoint. You can now show Facebook Posts in real-time with our new...

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Dark Sky Weather API Will Retire

Dark Sky Weather API Will Retire

We once added a new weather API to our DataPoint product at times that the Yahoo weather API was having hard times and had outages for longer periods. That made us select the Dark Sky weather API, and we integrated it for real-time weather information and forecasts....

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Smart City Project – Software Tools

Smart City Project – Software Tools

In this video and article, we are going to explore how our software can be used for your smart city project - to make your community or city truly data-driven.Smart City Project Concept What is a Smart City Project? This is a project meant to collect data from people,...

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Facebook Page Data in PowerPoint

Facebook Page Data in PowerPoint

Gain more Facebook likes by showing your Facebook Likes counter in real-time at your shop. Visitors and customers will like to like your Facebook business page to get more promotions, news and updates from your company. You are working hard to be creative and social...

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New Feature: Data Scrolling Progression Indicator

New Feature: Data Scrolling Progression Indicator

Our DataPoint plugin for PowerPoint has many but one great feature to mail merge data into presentations. Mail merging is the method of taking the data from a data source like Excel or database and then generate multiple customized documents. A good example is...

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Coronavirus Tips PowerPoint Template

Coronavirus Tips PowerPoint Template

To help with the current coronavirus emergency, we have put together these free coronavirus tips Powerpoint slide templates for you to use. The slides include coronavirus prevention tips, symptoms and instructions on what to do if you have symptoms. Feel free to...

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