Beyond Bullet Points story template

Cliff Atkinson’s Beyond Bullet Points story template is now available as a free download from Microsoft. This award-winning author shows how to incorporate the fundamentals of classic story structure and the screen-writing process into your presentations. Nervous about making presentations? Use this template, and the Beyond Bullet Points method, to improve your presentations and give […]

10 Tips To Enhance Presentations

Cliff Atkinson from Sociable Media offers an excellent series on how to improve your presentations. In previous tutorials he suggested that you tell a story with your presentation and then how to use storyboards to plan your presentation. These tips follow-up on these tutorials and are worth book-marking if you’re nervous about making your first […]

Avoid Retyping Data into Word documents from Excel

Digital Trends offer a Financial Reporting Toolkit’s Formula Builder for MS Word. This add-in program that makes it easy to create formulas in Microsoft Word. Formula Builder walks you through the steps of building a formula. Click on the cell address you want in your formula and Formula Builder automatically determines the cell address for […]

What’s so different about Writing for the Web?

Do you remember the first time one of your friends showed you how to write a text message—and explained why verbs had become such old-hat? It broke the rules. But it made sense. Writing for the web also requires a fresh approach. For example, taking material from a newspaper and pasting it into a web […]

10 Steps to Successful Bids

Business Owner’s Toolkit outlines the ten steps involved in making successful bids. “Although we are presenting the actions you need to take in a step-by-step fashion, it does not mean that they need to be done one at a time. They can be done simultaneously or in a different order, depending on your circumstances.” http://www.toolkit.com/small_business_guide/sbg.aspx?nid=P09_2000 […]

Make Text on Your Laptop Easier to Read

Microsoft offers a free online service that claims to improve font display quality over traditional forms of font smoothing or anti-aliasing. ClearType improves readability on color LCD displays with a digital interface, such as those in laptops and high-quality flat panel displays. The online tuner lets you tune your Windows XP ClearType settings. How it […]