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Here are some excellent extra tips, tricks, and tutorials to help take your PowerPoint skills to the next level.

PowerPoint Planning Tips


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Want to save yourself a bunch of time & frustration when making videos with templates? Planning is the key!


Here are some tips for planning your content before you start working with slides.

PowerPoint Layouts


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More and more templates are being designed using PowerPoint "Layouts".


Layouts are actually kind of awesome because they make things REALLY easy to modify. Here are the basics of what they are, how they work, and how you can leverage them in other slide decks.



Slide Timing Tricks


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One thing that might drive you nuts about templates is that many times, they just move from slide to slide too fast!


This is mostly because of the way they are designed. Sometimes this is easy to modify...sometimes it can be a REAL challenge.


Here's what you need to know.


Transparent Video Overlays


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In many PowerPoint templates, you'll see a very interesting effect used by the template creators of "moving" objects or effects that are actually video clips with transparency set on them allowing the underlying slide content to show through.


BUT...there is a very specific trick you need to know to do these yourself.


Line Spacing Trick


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If you've ever wanted lines of text to be spaced not so far apart, you have probably struggled with how to do that.


In this tutorial, I'll show you the trick!


60 Frame Per Second (FPS) Video Export


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Did you know that it is possible to Export your PowerPoint videos at a smooth & beautiful 60 Frames Per Second?


It takes a little bit of code but don't worry...I've already done it for you and show you how to use it. It's really pretty easy.


Fix Music Length Trick


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Do you ever watch PowerPoint videos with a background music track and at the end of the video...the music just abruptly STOPS?


That folks, is amateur night!

Here's how I work around that problem in templates with a music track.


Cool Morph ZOOM Effect


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Here's a tutorial with a cool effect that can help you "wrap your head around" how the Morph transition in PowerPoint works.


Create "Paper-cut out" Images


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Here's a fun little technique that makes your transparent graphics look like they were cut out with scissors.


It's a nice pro touch with some eye-catching appeal.