Frequenty Asked Questions

I have a suggestion to make the BBP 101 Course course better.

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I’m having problems with the BBP 101 Course downloads

In order to access the BBP 101 online course downloads, you will need to allow pop-up windows while you use the Coggno website. If you use a Safari browser , de-select the “Block Pop-Up Windows” feature in the Safari menu in… KEEP READING

I’m having technical problems with the BBP 101 Course, who should I contact?

If you are having technical problems with the BBP 101 Course on the Coggno website, click the Help button on the left side of any Coggno web page, complete the form and submit it.  The Coggno support team will follow up with… KEEP READING

I’m having problems downloading my BBP 101 Course certificate, what should I do?

If you are having trouble downloading your BBP 101 Course certificate, please email course support at: support (@) Be sure to include this in your subject line: Beyond Bullet Points 101 – certificate download

How can I learn to train others on the BBP method?

The certification process begins by completing the Beyond Bullet Points 101 Online Course, then is followed up by an in-person training session. To find out more information, please email: please included “BBP Certification” in your subject line

What is the recommended image size for use in PowerPoint?

The actual size of a PowerPoint slide is 7.5″ x 10″, and you only need 72 DPI for computer screens. Note: Most “small” images purchased from istockphoto will work in your presentation.

Where can I buy stock photography online?

There are many great sites for purchasing stock photos inexpensively, such as iStockphoto: For a complete list try googling with the search term “Stock photos”

Where can I find free stock photos online?

Here’s a good article from the BBP Blog about how to find free images: JUNE 4, 2008 Finding Clipart, Images and Visuals for Presentations by Meryl Evans Though the BBP method relies heavily on visuals to tell a story and… KEEP READING

I am not able to find the forms that the book says are on the CD – can you help?

Before you begin installing the CD, be sure that your computer meets the system requirements as described on page xvii of the introduction to the book. Remove the CD from the jacket at the back of the book, place it… KEEP READING

I installed the CD from the 2007 edition of the book, but I can’t find the additional materials. Where are they?

The CD should have installed a new folder under My Documents that is titled Microsoft Press – check for the folder on your computer and you’ll find the book materials there.