Category Archives: Web/Tech

How to Transcribe Your Narration for Your Notes Pages

Presentations support your narration, so they can’t always tell the story without you. Even a superb Beyond Bullet Points presentation needs you. But when you can’t be there in person, you may want or need to transcribe your narration of a presentation into… KEEP READING

Product Review: Editable Maps from Presentation Mall

We’ve reviewed editable maps from and have another for you to look at from PresentationMall. Both companies offer high quality editable maps. The main difference is their collections. One might have one thing you need while the other has… KEEP READING

Minimize Your PPTs with PPTminimizer

PowerPoint files can turn into a monstrosity. Forget about emailing the big ones to someone. They also add bulge to a hard drive (or server). While you can do lots of tricks to shrink the files yourself, you and your… KEEP READING

Share Your Presentations Online

Looking for ways to share your presentations with colleagues, friends or the world at large? There are many online presentation services that have popping up lately that may just fit the bill. Most of these services allow you to import PowerPoint… KEEP READING

Looking for a few good BBP consultants

Lately I’ve been receiving more requests from companies and individuals who would like to hire consultants and/or designers who are proficient in the BBP approach. I’m in the process of putting together BBP training and certification programs, but in the… KEEP READING

Seminar recording now online

If you’d like to take a look at the online recording of my May 10  web seminar "Transform Your PowerPoint Beyond Bullet Points", you can view the Windows Media file recording here.  The presentation is an overview of the basics… KEEP READING

Join me for a no-cost web seminar May 10

If you missed my introductory web seminar last year titled "Transform your PowerPoint Beyond Bullet Points," I’ll be presenting the session again at 9am PT on May 10 in association with Microsoft Office Work Essentials and the International Association of… KEEP READING

Presentation professional? Take a survey!

Do you create presentations for a living?  Are you interested in finding out more about the profession, and how you relate to it?   The Presentations Council is one of the most active groups within InfoComm, a trade association for… KEEP READING

LA Times runs a feature Beyond Bullets

The LA Times ran a feature story about my work on the front page of the business section yesterday – you can download a PDF version here: Download LAtimes_Atkinson_PowerPoint.pdf .  I thought reporter Claire Hoffman did a great job –… KEEP READING

BBP 2.0

Good news for those of you who have enjoyed Beyond Bullet Points – Microsoft Press is planning on publishing an updated version of my book to coincide with the upcoming release of Microsoft Office 2007 early next year.  The book… KEEP READING