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Does your company need a proper PowerPoint template?

The company’s PowerPoint template is or at least must be…

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What slides does your PowerPoint template need to have?

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Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 50 of 50): Slideshow, please!

Your audience wants to see your well designed and effective…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 49 of 50): Color Combinations

We discuss how to use colors properly because that is also…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 48 of 50): Different Fonts

Using different fonts can leave the impression that you…

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Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 47 of 50): Images Everywhere

Using images on your slides just because "there should be…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 46 of 50): 3D Stuff

When 3D charts are used they can be misleading for the…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 45 of 50): Weird Animations

Using animations does not add value to your message! What's…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 44 of 50): No Text Animation

 Showing text that you are not talking about at the moment…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 43 of 50): PowerPoint Templates

Most of the built-in PowerPoint templates are not what you…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 42 of 50): 16:9 not 4:3

Everything nowadays is in high definition. Your slides…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 41 of 50): Too Much Text

Slides are not created to fill them with text from a Word…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 40 of 50): The Microphone

Each and every microphone is different and the same applies…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 39 of 50): Weak End

When you end a presentation with: "That was it" you are…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 38 of 50): Spelling Errors

Spelling and grammar mistakes could be a big problem when…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 37 of 50): No Source Referenced

To have the trust of your audience, you should be always…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 36 of 50): Writing Code Live

You will never be able to write the code correctly from the…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 35 of 50): Not Sure In Your Demo

If your demo doesn't work you will immediately lose a ton…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 34 of 50): Summarize The Demo

Summarize the demo together with your slides, that should…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 33 of 50): Irrelevant Demos

If you use irrelevant demo you won't be able to prove your…

We Are Speaking at MobCon Sofia 2016

356labs speaking at MobCon Conference 2016 in Sofia! MobCon…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 32 of 50): Talking Fast

Most of the times people are talking fast because they are…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 31 of 50): Hands Behind The Back

Keeping your hands behind your back distracts the audience.…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 30 of 50): No Eye Contact

If you want to convince your audience and make them believe…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 29 of 50): Staying Behind Something

Staying behind something gives the people in your room the…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 28 of 50): Thinking You Are a God?

You are in front of your audience to help them become…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 27 of 50): Slide Mix

Slide mix from various presentations is bad for you. Create…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 26 of 50): No Audience Involvement

You have to keep your audience engaged during your…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 25 of 50): Wrong Approach

A wrong approach would be not bringing your own device…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 24 of 50): Filler Words

Using a lot of filler words like "umm", "ah", "so", etc.…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 23 of 50): Foreign Words

Using a ton of foreign words or more concretely using a ton…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 22 of 50): “As you know”

Saying "As you know" is a problem! As the presenter/trainer…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 21 of 50): Acronyms

Whenever you are using acronyms without defining and…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 20 of 50): Too Much Stuff

Most of the times we see too much stuff on the slides…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 19 of 50): Skipping Slides

Skipping slides in your presentation or going through a few…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 18 of 50): Timing Issues

Timing issues could be a huge problem because in both cases…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 17 of 50): Notes In The Hand?

Having notes in your hand it's bad! It simply says that you…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 16 of 50): The Watch

If you are looking at your watch constantly, the audience…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 15 of 50): Reading From The Slides

Reading from the slides is bad! They are there to support…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 14 of 50): No Experience?

You are saying that you have no experience on your main…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 13 of 50): Weak Start

 If you as a trainer do not grab your audience's attention…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 12 of 50): Excuses

Excuses in the beginning of the presentation will only…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 11 of 50): Name Please

Not saying your name is simply strange. And not introducing…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 10 of 50): IDEs Not Demo Ready

As a technical trainer, you want your IDEs to be demo ready…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 9 of 50): Projector Problems

Whenever you are presenting, you should have clear…

Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise Icons For Your Presentations

There are a ton of great Microsoft icons out there that you…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 8 of 50): Equipment Problems

Having equipment problems at the start of your presentation…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 7 of 50): Busy Demos

During a busy demo, there are things opened that do not…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 6 of 50): The Notifications

The major reason why notifications are a problem is because…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 5 of 50): The Screensaver

Not only it is unprofessional to have a screensaver during…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 4 of 50): Presentation Pointer

If you want to become a professional trainer, buy a…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 3 of 50): Not Using Your Device

As a presenter you want to use your own device because you…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 2 of 50): Dying Battery

In order not to have a dying battery you need to make sure…

Train The Trainer at SoftUni (Mistake 1 of 50): Phones Ringing

Before presenting, turn off your phone or at least switch…

Visual Studio Icons For Your Presentations and Diagrams

Microsoft created 2.9GB of Visual Studio Icons that you can…

Helping Grow the Next IT Trainers

The 356labs team joins forces with the team at Softuni in…

Our 3 Presents For Start It Smart

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Where To Find Free Icons For Your Presentations

Where can you find incredible free icons? Check out our…

[VIDEO] Design Ideas Button in PowerPoint?

Microsoft introduced the Design Ideas function in…

Creating Your PowerPoint Template is Not Enough by Our Standards

One of the things we do for our customers is creating or…

Morph: The New PowerPoint Transition

Morph - a new transition that Microsoft added to PowerPoint…

Reality Check: Is Your Company PowerPoint Template Bad?

Most of the times the powerpoint template is not created by…

Organizing an Event? Don’t Do This Mistake!

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OTF vs TTF? What’s the difference?

What's the difference between otf and ttf and which one…

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Feedly: Our Way Of Reading Online

If you are following and reading a ton of web sites, you…

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In this article we mention three things which should…

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Rock Star Presenter Interview: Edwin Sarmiento

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Adobe Color CC: Your color scheme assistant

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Quick Trick: Changing the font for all slides at once?

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