Interacting with Slides

Nancy Duarte’s slide:ology is five months old and still, deservedly, going strong. Long may it wave. Although Nancy and I have worked together for many years, I still keep going back to slide:ology for her wonderful creative ideas. I’m particularly taken with the structure of her Chapter 11, “Interacting with Slides.” One of the basic […] continue reading

Delivery Message Strategy

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Speeches, even historic ones, aren’t generally visual presentations. So Duarte Design didn’t really expect an invitation to provide visuals for the Inauguration (though we’re definitely available, should the need arise in the future). Still, anyone interested in creating compelling presentations can learn a lot from President Obama. The Duarte team gathered in our Town Hall […] continue reading


Second Life Lecture Update

If you’ve signed up for Nancy’s upcoming Second Life lecture… re-mark your calendar! The presentation has rescheduled from its noon time slot. She will now be presenting a little later that day at 1:30pm PST Who: Nancy Duarte What: 60min lecture When: Tuesday, January 27 at 1:30pm PST Where: Microsoft User Group Island in Second […] continue reading

Technology Video

Technology Review: 123PPT VBP, a long-time supplier of PowerPoint resources (templates, backgrounds, photos, fonts, sound effects, music), recently released the 123PPT Video Backgrounds PowerPoint Add-In, a PowerPoint plug-in that allows you to insert full screen video backgrounds into your PowerPoint presentations, and a corresponding standalone player—the 123PPT Video Backgrounds Player (VBP). While it is a PC-only application, it […] continue reading

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