How To Make PowerPoint Look Like Prezi

by Adam Noar

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While PowerPoint still holds approximately 95% of the presentation software market, some people prefer using Prezi due to its unique “zoom feature”, that moves the audience back and forth between a high level overview and specific individual slides (as seen in the video example below).

But, what if I told you that you can actually TWEAK PowerPoint to have a very similar type of feature?

Check out the following video that shows a similar type back and forth toggling that I created entirely in PowerPoint.

In this post I’m going to show you how to “Prezify” your PowerPoint and create that fluid Prezi-like non-linear experience for your audience. This way, you get to keep all the added benefits of PowerPoint and also gain the Prezi “WOW” factor at the same time.

Step 1: Create Your Birds Eye Overview Slide

The first thing you need to do to Prezify your PowerPoint is to create an overview slide that essentially gives a “birds eye” view of the different parts of your presentation. Each of these parts will be clickable and, as a result, will give your presentation a non-linear (i.e. choose-your-own-adventure) format. For example, in the slide below the presenter can click on any of the categories listed on the slide (e.g. core, phase 1, etc.) to take the audience to the specific details of that individual slide.

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You will want to make sure thatyou’re really CREATIVE when creating this first slide since this slide sets the overall theme for the presentation. All of the remaining slides in the presentation should maintain design elements from this slide. In other words, the colors, fonts, and visuals should all have a consistent look based off this slide. You will see what I mean in the individual slide examples below.

Step 2: Build Out The Rest Of Your Individual Slides

Next, working off you’re overview slide, you will then create the rest of your slides for your presentation. For example, based on the above overview slide example, we will create a Core slide, Phase 1 slide, Phase 2 slide, and Results slide.

Here is the Core slide for example.

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You might be wondering what the mini tree icon is on the bottom right of the slide. That icon is actually what will take the audience back to the overview slide. In order to do this, all you have to do is create any icon that you want and then “hyperlink” that icon to go back to the overview slide whenever that icon is clicked. This brings us to step three.

Step 3: Hyperlink Your Individual Slides Back To Your Overview Slide

Once you have built out all the remaining slides in your deck it’s now time to link them all to your overview slide. Doing this is simple. To hyperlink back to the overview slide, “right click” the icon you just created and then choose the “Insert Hyperlink” option from the dropdown menu. Next, click the “Place In This Document” tab to the left and then choose which slide your overview slide is located. In our example below the overview slide is “Slide 3”, so we would click that slide and then hit the “OK” button.

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Now, whenever we want to go back to the overview slide we can simply hit our icon in the bottom right corner and that will take us back (aka “zoom out”) to the overview slide and bring us back into context for the rest of the presentation.

Side Note – If your looking for step by step instructions on how to simply create your own custom icons make sure to check out my eBook Slides Made Simple .

Step 4: Hyperlink The Parts Of Your Overview Slide To All Of Your Individual Slides

Next, we will want to now link our overview slide to all of our individual slides. By doing this we can essentially “zoom in” to whatever slide we choose from our overview slide.

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Step 5: Add Transitions

While not mandatory, it’s a nice touch when there is a smooth transition from your overview slide to your individual slides and vice versa. Adding these transitions is really simple. All you have to do is go to the individual slide you want to add a transition to and then click on the “Transitions” tab on the PowerPoint top toolbar. Once you’re in the transitions tab you can then choose the transition of your choice. There are several different options to choose from and each transition and can be further customized (to some degree) if necessary. It’s important to note that you can add a transition to both your individual slides and overview slide.

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Step 6: Test And Refine The Flow

Now that you have your overview slide and individual slides all hyperlinked together, with nice looking transitions, it’s time to run through your presentation and make sure that everything is flowing nicely. Test all your slides to make sure that all the hyperlinks are working correctly.

One of the main drawbacks of Prezi is that you have to learn an entire new piece of software which takes a bit of getting used to depending on how tech savvy you are.

However, most people already know how to use PowerPoint to some extent.

By following the above steps you can easily Prezify your PowerPoint presentation and create that unique wow factor that you get from Prezi presentations. Creating a non-linear choose-your-own-adventure type of presentation in PowerPoint also has some distinct advantages.

1) Flexibility

The main advantage is that this format gives you the flexibility to jump around depending on where the conversation in the room is shifting. In traditional PowerPoint presentations this is not possible because you have to flow through the slides in sequential order. Sometimes it makes sense to structure a presentation this way, and sometimes it doesn’t. Having the option to choose is always better.

2) Modern Elegance

There is no doubt that Prezi presentations have a modern up to date look to them. By formatting your PowerPoint presentation in a Prezi type of format you give your presentation that elegant look and feel that comes with Prezi presentations. As a result, people can potentially pay closer attention to your message and ideas.

Here’s my question for you.

After reading this article, do you think you will try my method of Prezifying your PowerPoint presentations in the future? Let me know what you think below and please try to be specific as possible.

Also, do you have a friend that could benefit from this information. If so, email them the link to this post now using the sharing options below.

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good job, but prezi zooming still cant be made on powerpoint

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For the hard-core PowerPoint users who want to stick with it, this looks cool. Nice simple instructions on this post too..

Its really important to get your message straight first to achieve this kind of PowerPoint (or any presentation!). This post may interest your readers:

http://www.dansteer.wordpress.com/2011/03/09/make-a-presentation-in-5-steps-overview

Thanks again! @dan_steer

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I was looking for an article that enables me to have a picture that is zoomed into during the powerpoint presentation. It is for a concert where the slides of pictures will be used to accompany the live music. Normally I could make a Windows Movie Maker film – which does offer the option of zooming and panning over pictures, – but for such a video the time is fixed, and I need pictures that appear at a click , simultaneously with the live music. In powerpoint, it is possible to make a picture show, but all pictures are fixed and they don’t move or zoom in, during the presentation. Does anyone know how I could achieve this?

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This is a great tutorial, and I’m going to share it on the Facebook page for my blog. I love how it gives the presentation an organic feel, more like a website than a standard presentation. This makes me curious to learn about other PowerPoint tips you’ve come up with, and I’m glad I found your blog today. Thanks for sharing this.

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Thanks for the kind words Mandy. I agree, PowerPoint presentations do not have to be standard … They are what you want them to be!

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Imran Rashid

O man, one can never, make a PPT like PREZi, it’s far beyond Flash Based Canvas. Ok for one second you imagine that u have an overview of PPT in your each slides, but Traditional Slide Transitions cannot give you a look like “moving over a canvas”. That what i like to most, plus adding some angular move gives you a more realistic transitions. Thanx

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Kath Brannon

I know I’m a bit late to this conversation, but I’ve just been challenged to do exactly what you’ve outlined here — make a PowerPoint look like a Prezi! This was very helpful and I have one addition that I think might help… I’ve been zooming in on items for years in PowerPoint! And I can see how you could add this technique to a hyperlink and get an even greater “Prezi” feel. Take the Core section of the tree. On your Core slide, the first (behind) layer will have a graphic of the original (full tree) overview slide (so when you click the hyperlink to the Core slide, initially it will appear as though you hadn’t moved for a split second. The next layer on top of that, is the full-sized Core portion of the tree. Upon entry to that Core slide, have a combination of animation (zoom plus a motion path) set to automatically “grow” the tree trunk from it’s small location on the overview picture to the full screen center of the Core slide, hiding the overview graphic in the process. Then add your Core text/bullets on a second animation.

I hope that made sense!

Glad you found this helpful!

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Another reason to Prezify is that people’s capacity to remember sequential or systematic structures varies. I find systematic easier and sequential harder to remember, but I know I have to adjust for most people. (I’m dyspraxic.) I’m going to use the tree (systematic) structure mainly for my own fluency in presenting but also put a sequence of one word themes/ topics in a sequence, something like, intro >> resources > vision and theory of change > organisational structure >> activities for beneficiaries> activities for members >> outcomes > measuring impact >> aims, while also presenting these in a tree diagram reminiscent of a LogFrame Matrix. (This is for a non-technical audience so I’m not going to scare them with an actual explicit LogFrame Matrix!)

Chris Connick

Oct 9, 2017

How to make a Prezi, in PowerPoint! As told by a Prezi Expert…

For 7 years I’ve run a Prezi Training and Design Company based in London, UK. On a near daily basis, businesses contact me to see if my team can help their presentations to stand out. They’re often drawn to Prezi as it’s still perceived to be the cool new kid on the block, even though it’s been around since 2009. They’re interested in the concept of Prezi, and generally know that you can organise all your slides within a single overview, a bit like a whiteboard, and then present them in an appealing way. They also like that you can click from your overview into any topic of your presentation, in any order, allowing for a more interactive flow to your story or pitch. Prezi users call this style of delivery ‘conversational presenting’. All-in-all, it sounds like a welcome change from your typical slide experience.

So, it’s recently been a surprise to my prospective new clients when I tell them that for the last 6 months we’ve actually made a significant amount of Prezi-style conversational presentations — not using Prezi, rather good old PowerPoint !

For example, here’s a prezi we built for one of our favourite clients, Bilco :

Now here’s the same presentation, this time built using PowerPoint :

Pretty similar playback, don’t you think?

Here’s why we’ve turned to PowerPoint to make Prezi-style presentations:

Prezi Inc., the company behind the Prezi software, released an entirely new version of the tool to all users back in May 2017. It’s called Prezi Next, and it’s marketed as a unique conversational presenting tool for Sales and Marketing professionals. It’s now the only version of the Prezi software available to newcomers. Unfortunately, there are some critical issues with the product that often conflict with the demands of our customers, resulting in many of our pitches leading to the question: can we do this better in PowerPoint?

The answer to that question is increasingly ‘yes’, and this is why my team and I have expanded our previously Prezi-only services and expertise to include the design of enhanced PowerPoints for our clients, and training others how to get the Prezi effect in PowerPoint to make modern, professional business presentations of their own.

Here’s how we use PowerPoint to make Prezi-style presentations:

PowerPoint has two very useful new features within the Office 365 subscription, these are the zoom and morph functions, and are the key to making Prezi-style presentations within the PowerPoint editor.

Zoom for PowerPoint:

With the zoom function, you firstly assign related slides into different sections of your presentation, then using the Summary Zoom option from the Insert menu, you create an additional interactive slide that enables you to navigate to any of these sections, in any order you choose, just like a conversational-style Prezi. You can reposition and resize your clickable section ‘buttons’ within your summary slide, and restyle them by uploading your own image or icon to change the look & feel of your overview. You can also change the duration of your transition and add other effects from the Zoom Format tab.

In addition, there’s a variant of the feature, called Slide Zoom, that allows you to set further Prezi-style transitions once you’ve zoomed into one of your sections, meaning you can create more complex sub-level structures and drill down into deeper levels of content within your deck.

We’ve found that the conversational style of presenting is easy for our clients to master when using PowerPoint, as they can just click the mouse to either advance to the next slide or to manually navigate to a specific point of interest.

Check out more on Zoom for PowerPoint here .

The Morph Transition:

Skip ahead to 2:00 in the video below for the Morph demo!

With the morph transition, you can also create Prezi-style movements like zooms and rotations on your slides. To do so, you firstly need two slides with at least one object in common (most people just make a duplicate slide). You can then reposition, resize, or rotate the common objects on your second slide and set the morph option from the transition menu. As you present, PowerPoint will automatically animate the movement of objects from their position on your original slide to their position on the altered version.

Here’s a version of the Bilco presentation from above, this time built in PowerPoint using a combination of the Summary Zoom feature and Morph transitions:

Just like in Prezi — utilising on screen movement, when meaningful, is an effective way to reinforce certain notions and concepts and bring your content to life. For example, you could zoom in on a slide to focus on an important inflection point on a graph, zoom out of a key stat to show its perspective within a bigger picture, rotate 180° to highlight an opposing viewpoint to your own, or shift the direction of travel through your slide content by 90° - to convey a change in your approach to a problem.

Check out more on the morph transition here :

So are we Prezi Experts fully converted PowerPoint fanboys now?

Not entirely. It has to be said that these two new PowerPoint features are not a complete panacea to the many issues business users have with Prezi Next. Here are some problems to consider:

All that being said, PowerPoint has always done a great many things you’d expect from a presentation tool exceptionally well - with many of its features essential to the creation of structurally complex, branded business presentations. Now, with the addition of the zoom and morph features it also matches Prezi’s USP in the way you organise and present your information, meaning it’s more frequently the best option available to fulfil the presentation needs of our clients.

In conclusion…

As a passionate preacher for Prezi over an exciting 7 years of my career, returning to PowerPoint felt a little peculiar at first; but it’s been great to work with the impressive new features and all the old ones I missed. Perhaps sentimentally, I have respect for the admirable way Prezi Inc. have disrupted the stale business presentation space on their 8 year journey to date, and how they’ve brought a more interactive form of presenting into the mainstream. I hope in the near future I can again answer ‘no’ to the question of can I do this better in PowerPoint, more often than not. Until that time, my team and I will continue to expand our enhanced PowerPoint design and training services to our existing and new clients, and further explore opportunities elsewhere for the creation of conversational, Prezi-style presentations that are truly fit for business use.

Thanks for reading, and I hope you’ve found this post useful! If you’d like us to help you with a presentation, please get in touch.

Contact: [email protected]

Chris Connick. Official Prezi Expert & PowerPoint Specialist Director & Head of Design, Slide Academy Ltd, London UK.

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How to Get Design Ideas on Powerpoint

When you’re building a PowerPoint presentation: naturally, you want the presentation to stand out from the rest and capture the attention of your audience with your design ideas. To do so, you’ll need a striking presentation design to display your content in an interesting, attractive manner. For your presentation to come to fruition, we need to put on the “designer hat” because stellar design ideas are key.

Sometimes just having an expert look things over can go a long way. The team at Presentation Geeks can do a free consult based on your existing PowerPoint deck and provide you a same-day estimate for revamping it.

Amazing design ideas for PowerPoint won’t appear out of thin air. That’s why we’ve gathered up these five reliable strategies for you to get design ideas in PowerPoint. Let’s put an end to generic design presentations and start making PowerPoints that truly pop!

1. Build From Pre-Existing PowerPoint Templates to get your design ideas out!

If you are fairly new or it is your first time using Office 365 PowerPoint, and you are not a PowerPoint designer, It would be best to make sure you review the pre-existing templates, they are, without a doubt, the quickest and easiest method for getting design ideas in PowerPoint.

These templates aren’t the most innovative design options out there, they can serve as excellent design suggestions, that can automatically turn on the designer creative juices and get the design ideas following. No one starts out as a designer in PowerPoint: pre-existing templates can help you gain the perspective that you need to become a full-on presentation designer.

PowerPoiunt 365 Built in Templates

Before you start sifting through PowerPoint templates, you will need to keep in mind that there are two main template types: slide layouts and master slide layouts. A slide layout is a term that PowerPoint uses for a template for just one slide. A template for an entire presentation is called a master slide layout.

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Look through the preset PowerPoint templates will automatically show you what design suggestions looks good as far as colour scheme, text size, text placement, image placement, and other factors that affect the overall design of the slides.

Keep in mind that you don’t have to keep these templates exactly the same you can use them to use as design ideas or first time starting point – you can edit them for a more custom design.

Edit Templates For Unique Design Ideas in PowerPoint

You can make all sorts of edits to pre-existing Office PowerPoint templates select under the “View” tab, which gives you access to PowerPoint’s full scope of editing tools. To add elements to a design template, first select “View”, then select and click “Slide Master” in the dropdown menu or the button on the ribbon. Then select the “themes” tab to the right and select the template you want to use.

From here, you can add all sorts of design elements to the slide, including images, charts, tables, media, etc, select the “insert placeholder tab” If you’re using a master slide layout and want to change the title, footer, or background, you can do so by unchecking the designated boxes under “Master Layout” and “Background”.

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While exploring pre-existing PowerPoint templates can be a great way to get a sense of what you’re looking for, don’t rely on them exclusively. Since these templates are incredibly easy to use, herds of people have already used them (and, more than that, have used them countless times before).

So, be wary of the fact that a presentation built from pre-existing templates is likely to look derivative. Instead, say to yourself that you want the templates to “show me design ideas” and think about how you can use them to customise and not look the same all the other presentations.

2. Hire A Professional Design Agency

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With a professional design ideas team like Presentation Geeks on your side, you can stop worrying about brainstorming design ideas and how to get design ideas out- instead you can move on with the rest of your to-do list.

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3. explore design ideas using office 365 powerpoint designer.

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When you’re at square one with a presentation, and you are looking for ideas use PowerPoint designer, it is a fantastic starting point and it has an awesome selection of design ideas.

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The first checkbox is “ Automatically show me design ideas” . Where you can ask for design suggestions at any time, select “design ideas” in the Design tab” and the second checkbox is ” Automatically show me design suggestions when I create a new presentation”.

PowerPoint will show suggestions for your presentation deck in the designer pane when you create a new blank document. Having both of these options checked will enable you to use PowerPoint designer and generate new design ideas especially if this is your first time.

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Adding a professional touch with some clean design ideas and simple movement animation can instantly elevate how great your presentation looks.

Or even better, convert it to a video to showcase it on a website or kiosk like this one from the University of Georgia that our team designed .

PowerPoint Designer improves slides for Microsoft Office 365 users by automatically generating design ideas to choose from, however, the first time you use the PowerPoint designer you may be asked for your permission to get design ideas.

If you can not see the design ideas button, or if the design ideas button is missing from the design tab, you may need to select the Design > Design Ideas button on the ribbon. This will depend on the version of office you are running eg: Office 365 or another version of PowerPoint.

Now you are ready to rock ‘n’ roll and use the PowerPoint designer! Return to your slides and start typing words onto a slide, PowerPoint designer will suggest a range of design ideas using high-resolution images with corresponding theme styles and colours to bring that slide to life.

As of April 2019, PowerPoint designer hit a major milestone with one billion slides file options created since its release. With a billion slide file options, PowerPoint designer offers both variety and convenience for those wondering how they can get design ideas on PowerPoint.

4. Draw Inspiration Like a Designer from Magazines and Websites

Awesome design ideas for your Office 365 PowerPoint presentation can be found far beyond using the PowerPoint designer itself. Some of the best design ideas – from colour themes to graphic layouts to fonts and more, are found in other content mediums, namely magazines and websites. BRING ON THE DESIGN IDEAS!

Current issues of magazines are great indicators of current design trends. Nowadays, you’ll typically see clean, modern layouts with carefully selected colour schemes and thoughtfully placed graphics. If you see a magazine page or feature with a particularly pleasing design, make sure you take note of the design ideas you think you can use. Almost every designer will take note of design trends.

Using Office 365 PowerPoint see how you can use the design ideas that you have seen or select the design ideas button in Office 365 PowerPoint and select similar design ideas – Don’t forget using Office 365 Powerpoint you can all use a wide range of editing tools available.

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Website design is a booming industry that encompasses countless talented, passionate designers. So, surfing the web for leading blogs and company websites can be another excellent source of PowerPoint design inspiration.

Make sure to take note of the layout, font, colour scheme, and use of images that make your favourite website designs stand out. You will soon notice all the latest designer website trends.

But it’s not just website design that can help influence your design ideas in your PowerPoint design. Perhaps you’re heard of LinkedIn Presentations. Learning how to design an engaging LinkedIn Presentation can help connect with your audience in a more visual and engaging way. Your impression numbers and click-through rates will see an exponential increase just by utilizing some simple design tips.

5. Try Out Designer Templates From Media Sites

You can find a plethora of unique PowerPoint templates online, namely from leading media sites like Shutterstock and Envato. These websites are home to thousands of different services such as: images, videos, vectors, music tracks, templates, and other digital resources.

Many people use these sites for help to get design ideas or to use in a creation of a website, but you can also use them to find fresh, new PowerPoint slide templates created by a professional PowerPoint designer.

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The drawback to when you select a PowerPoint design template sources is the price: you’ll have to pay for any templates that you want to use when you download and there is a lack of support – the lack of support can be a problem if you don’t know a PowerPoint designer and if you have downloaded an older version that is not Office 365.

If price and/or support don’t bother you, Envato has multiple subscription plans to suit the needs of individuals, teams, and enterprises. The individual and team Envato plans are priced well under $20 per month.

Shutterstock offers some opportunities to get free graphics – people who sign up for the site with a free account get one free image per week. You can also pay for a Shutterstock annual plan, which grants you 10, 50, 350, or 750 images per month, depending on your choice.

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If you’re not up to pay for the templates on Shutterstock or Envato, you can simply search through these sites to select design ideas. From there, you can use the design ideas and build your slides from scratch or clicking the design ideas button with you use PowerPoint designer – this process is more time-consuming than simply downloading a template, but it will save you some dough.

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PowerPoint vs Prezi: Which One Should You Be Using?

Carla Albinagorta

In the 1990s PowerPoint reigned supreme. Truth is, there weren’t many options to compete with. Microsoft Office had made one of the very first presentation programs, and it remained unchallenged for a long time. But times have changed, and now there are quite a few presentation tools to choose from . Prezi, founded in 2009, is one of its bigger competitors. It promises to catch your audience’s attention and to take your presentation to the next level with its unique features and “open canvas” approach. Both of these options can work wonders in a presentation. So, the question is: in the competition of PowerPoint vs Prezi, which one should YOU be using?

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5 Basic Technical Differences between Prezi and PowerPoint

Let’s start comparing some basic characteristics. These may seem like some secondary issues compared to the design features. But it is important to think thoroughly what you’re planning to use your presentation tool for. For example, if you have to work on a team often, a collaboration option could be a key factor when deciding which one to use.

Is Prezi free? What about PowerPoint?

PowerPoint, as most people probably know, comes as part of the Microsoft Office Package. Many times computers come with a free trial version of Microsoft Office’s Services, so many times people may think it’s free. It is definitely not! Microsoft Office has two main purchase options . One is the one-time purchase, that includes only the basics (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and it’s $119. The other is a yearly subscription, which costs $79, but includes much more. Microsoft Office also has three “Business” plans, from $5 per month to $12.50 per month.

Prezi, on the other hand, offers only an online monthly subscription . It has different plans, depending on the features each one offers, so think carefully which might work better for you. The good thing about Prezi is that it has a basic subscription that is absolutely free. Other plans start from $5 a month, up to $59 a month for Premium access.

PowerPoint vs Prezi pricing

So, PowerPoint vs Prezi, who wins in pricing? If the basic plan is good enough for you, the Prezi is the clear winner. However, you probably already have some kind of Microsoft Office installed on your computer, so PowerPoint is a good option for almost everyone. Especially if you decide if Prezi’s basic plan is not good enough for you.

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Sharing and Collaborations

Sharing presentations on Prezi is extremely easy since all your presentations will be online. You just need to copy your presentation’s link and voilà ! You are free to share your presentation with whomever you choose. In the case of PowerPoint presentations, they are saved in your computer’s memory. You can share them through email or any kind of storage device, like a USB stick, for example.

However, depending on how long and how many pictures or videos your PowerPoint presentation has, it might be too big to share through email. In those cases, you can always share it through any kind of cloud storage, like Google Drive, or Dropbox. Another option is to upload them to SlideShare . This will allow you to have your presentation online, just like with Prezi. But once on this platform, you’ll not be able to edit it any longer, so make sure you uploaded your latest version!

team work

What sets Prezi really apart in this area is the fact that it allows you to add collaborators. For those who work on team projects, the fact that PowerPoint doesn’t allow this could be a potential deal-breaker. If you want several people to be able to edit a presentation on PowerPoint, you’ll have to send them the presentation to all of them, allow them to edit each on their own version, and then ask them to send it back. Then you’ll have to compile together all the changes in a new document, and so on. Of course, for a project that requires several people editing and creating changes continuously, this is not practical at all.

In the last years, PowerPoint has added the “share” option, which makes it possible to add collaborations and sync changes. This, however, is only available for Office 365 Subscribers. Prezi easy collaborations feature, that only requires all the participants to have a Prezi account (even just the free one), wins by far.

Can PowerPoint or Prezi be edited online?

On matters of offline access, PowerPoint and Prezi are complete opposites. PowerPoint is a software created to work completely offline. Prezi, on the contrary, is an online tool. Both these accessibility features have pros and cons. To have access to PowerPoint, any person you try to share it with should also have the program installed to be able to view it. But in the case of Prezi, there is little you can do if for some reason or the other you find yourself without an internet connection. The positive part of each is, obviously, that most people you’ll share your presentations with will probably have both PowerPoint and access to the web.

Privacy Settings

This one may seem like a secondary feature but is actually very important. If you are making a presentation with sensitive or private information, you definitely don’t want it up online where everyone can see it. This is the main problem I have found with Prezi’s basic plan. When creating your presentation, it will be automatically available on the Prezi website. This means that absolutely anyone who enters Prezi’s presentation database will be able to find it.

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You can set privacy restrictions on Prezi, but only with monthly plans from PLUS ($15) and up. So if you are not willing to pay above with the basic plan, but you’re working with private information, Prezi is probably not for you.

Concerning privacy settings, PowerPoint wins by far versus Prezi. For a start, you are not forced in any way to share your presentation online. But if that is not enough, you can always password protect your PowerPoint presentation . This way, only you and the ones you share the password with will have access to it.

Prezi Templates vs PowerPoint Templates

Templates can be really useful, especially if you need to do a presentation quickly, or several presentations, and you have not much time to spend on them. The most templates options, the more chances that there is going to be one that fits your specific needs. In this point also, PowerPoint has a clear advantage over Prezi.

Prezibase has a little less than a thousand presentation templates. In my opinion, however, it is unlikely to find Prezi templates that will fit your needs exactly. Prezi prides itself on presentations with personalized paths, that depend on the speaker and the audience both. Considering this, it’s no surprise that looking for Prezi templates for your specific topic can be frustrating (plus, they are kind of hard to edit).

PowerPoint, on the other hand, has thousands (and I mean THOUSANDS) of templates ready to be used. Microsoft Office offers a great amount of them, both on the program itself as in its web. But besides all those, you can find even more templates, of every style, color, and price online. Here at 24Slides, you can find hundreds of some of the best PowerPoint Templates you can download for free.

Prezi and PowerPoints Pros and Cons: Design Features

So, let’s talk about the real deal. What really differentiates PowerPoint and Prezi from each other (design-wise)? Every single article you will find online will tell you the exact same thing: PowerPoint is linear, Prezi is not. But what does this really mean?

As most people might know, PowerPoint presentations work with a procession of slides . This means you have to plan your presentation with a certain order. You’ll probably have a title slide, an introduction slide, and so on, and so on. Presenting in PowerPoint implies a certain order. After your first topic, you’ll move directly to point 2 and keep moving forward. So if you have topics that relate directly to each other, PowerPoint is great for you. Its linear presentations will allow you to showcase cause-consequence relationships and analysis.

Prezi doesn’t have slides, but rather, it works with an open canvas . With Prezi, you are able to zoom in and out through different topics.  Zooming in you’ll be able to go into more and more details of a specific topic, while zooming out will help your audience see the bigger picture and how are different elements of your presentation connected. Prezi is great for presentation where you have to go with the flow and be able to jump from one topic to another. In a way, Prezi is more like a conversation.

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The difference between PowerPoint and Prezi is the difference between a straight line and a tree. In a line, you can only go forward, which is good if you have a sequence of topics that are related between them. But on a tree, you can branch out as much as you can. You can explore deeper any topic you find interesting. You go from a general overview to the specifics in a clear visual way.

Both systems have Pros and Cons. PowerPoint linear system, for example, it’s a little bit easier to use. Truth is, many people are already used to PowerPoint, and it is a very intuitive program even for those who aren’t. Even for non-designers, PowerPoint has many features that make it simpler to add elements and edit them. It has hundreds of options, from animations to color palettes, so much that you can do pretty much anything on PowerPoint. It has a good amount of options for graphs and diagrams too, so it is ideal to showcase data.

PowerPoint also has a lot of added features, like printing handouts, or being able to embed videos and GIFs. In the last years, PowerPoint has tried to compete with Prezi and has added some very interesting features. The “ zoom” and “morph” features allow you to make PowerPoint presentations more “Prezi-like” without leaving its own strengths behind. Especially with Morph, you can make PowerPoint presentations that don’t even feel like PowerPoint anymore. When it comes to PowerPoint, your imagination is the limit.

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Prezi, on the other hand, has the added value of the “wow” factor. Prezi presentations, with their zoom and transitions features, have a very different feel than your average PowerPoint. It allows you to improvise more, and to go back and forward without having to go through a lot of unrelated slides. This can both be a blessing and a curse, since it can help make the presentation more eye-catching for your audience. But be careful to overstep, since it can also make it extremely confusing.

Truth is, PowerPoint has nowadays somewhat of a “bad reputation”. Haven’t you ever gone to a meeting and thought “please, let this not be another 100 slides PowerPoint”? Frustration and boredom are feelings that we have learned to relate to PowerPoint presentations. It’s linear structure and overwhelming amount of options can be misused easily.

How many PowerPoint presentations have you seen in your life? Dozens? A hundred? And how many of those were actually good? Since not many people manage to get its true potential, it is no wonder most of us had experienced the “death by PowerPoint” syndrome. You can begin to feel bored and disengaged from just hearing the word “PowerPoint”. From too much text to a bad use of animations, it’s easy to become tired of bad presentations.

Prezi, on the other hand, definitely exploits its fresh outlook. Precisely because we are so used to PowerPoint being our default presentation program, Prezi differences become exciting. But being so different also has its own cons. Most people are already used to work with PowerPoint. Changing to Prezi demands a whole new learning process, that may not be suited for everyone. It certainly takes effort to make such a change.

Prezi’s characteristics that make it so special can also become a negative aspect. Maybe you have not heard of it, but there is also “death by Prezi”. Presentations can become so entangled, that you’ll beg for a boring, old-fashioned, white background PowerPoint. If Microsoft Office program has to face the risk of killing you of boredom, Prezi can kill you with dizziness. It’s just a matter to be careful and to really think “is this going to help my audience understand better my presentation”?

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So, is PowerPoint or Prezi better for YOU?

You don’t have to pick just one and stick with it for the rest of your life. Both PowerPoint and Prezi have features that are worth exploring. As we have seen, you can have relatively easy access to either of them, so it is worth giving them a chance. But, for what you should use each of them?

PowerPoint, with its graphs and linear structure, is great for reports and data presentations. Its amazing design tools will allow you to make even the dullest topics eye-catching. You can help your audience visualize your research and proposals. Prezi’s presentations are designed to be engaging and interactive. They work wonders for storytelling or presentations that require the audience’s involvement.

Both are great tools. Which one is better depends on how they are used and in the presenter’s ability to get the most out of them.

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Last Updated: 12/16/2020

The main difference between Prezi and PowerPoint is that Prezi is a cloud-based tool for creating non-linear presentations while PowerPoint is an offline tool for creating standard presentations.

In this comparison guide, you'll learn what tool is best for your presentations in 2022.

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Prezi is a presentation app known mostly for its style of zoom navigation and a “slideless” design. The core concept of creating a presentation with Prezi is that all sections are connected and the presenter can zoom and navigate between them seamlessly.

This style of presentation is unique to Prezi and it’s their way of standing out above PowerPoint. Even though the zooming feature sounds complex as an idea, its ease of use is impressive, especially when following a template.

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Microsoft PowerPoint is the presentation software in the Microsoft Office Suite.

It has long been the most sought out software for creating presentations in both business and education. So much so that its overuse led to the term “Death by PowerPoint”.

The downloadable desktop app for Microsoft PowerPoint works seamlessly on both Mac OS and PC with Windows.

Let’s take a look at some of the advantages and disadvantages of the Prezi presentation software.

Advantage #1: Non-Linear Navigation

The first advantage of Prezi is the zoom and overview feature.

The signature navigation in Prezi offers a unique perspective for creating and viewing a presentation. Instead of adding one slide after another, a project is created in sections.

There is the main menu slide and the presenter or viewer can navigate back to it at any time. This Prezi advantage is particularly useful for presentation creators that are tired of the usual way.

Advantage #2: Integration Support

The second advantage of Prezi is the long list of integrations. Prezi can be connected to other apps like Slack, Zoom, and Google Meet. These integrations make it easier to share and present Prezi projects with teams and collaborators.

Advantage #3: Low Cost

The third advantage of the Prezi software is its low cost.

The free version is great for students that need the bare necessities for their projects without too much fanfare. The paid plans start as low as $3/month.

Disadvantage #1: Confusing Layout

Interestingly enough, Prezi’s first advantage is also a disadvantage. The frequent zooming in and out movement can be a bit overwhelming for some. Also, a Prezi presentation shared on its own can be confusing if the viewer doesn’t know how to navigate the functions.

Likewise, for the creator, it can be easy to go overboard with zooming navigation. If the slides and sections aren’t organized and easy to follow, it can be difficult to present cohesively.

Disadvantage #2: Paid Offline Access

The second disadvantage to Prezi is that if using the free or lower-tier versions, presentations depend on the internet to be viewed.

Slow internet speeds can make a Prezi almost impossible to navigate. Offline access is only available in the paid subscriptions.

Disadvantage #3: Limited Data Visualization

Even though there are some charts and graphs options in Prezi, they aren’t fully customizable or editable for a personalized look and feel.

Prezi did add a new feature called Prezi Design to improve the customization of data visualizations, but it's still limited compared to other tools.

Let’s take a look at some of the advantages and disadvantages of PowerPoint.

Advantage #1: Popularity

The first advantage of PowerPoint is its widespread use. Pretty much everyone knows how to open, use, view and edit a PowerPoint presentation. That makes it easy to distribute and share with team members and collaborators.

Advantage #2: Rich Multimedia Features

The second advantage of PowerPoint is the rich features for using multimedia in presentations. Users can add video, audio, voice-over and animations to keep viewers interested and engaged. These features help add a good dose of visual impact to presentations.

Advantage #3: Plenty of Templates

The third advantage of PowerPoint is a large number of available templates. Not exactly within the software itself but mostly through third party sites and marketplaces. Since PowerPoint has been the long-standing favorite in presentation makers, there are templates for every style and purpose.

It's similar to how there are thousands of Apple Keynote templates available on sites like Envato Elements and GraphicRiver.

Disadvantage #1: Death by PowerPoint

The main disadvantage of PowerPoint is the coined term “Death By PowerPoint” and the meaning the term carries along with it. It’s not uncommon to hear people say things like “not another PowerPoint!”, or “I fell asleep during the PowerPoint”.

This reputation was the catalyst for many presentation makers to offer different and more creative solutions.

Disadvantage #2: High Cost

The second disadvantage of PowerPoint is the ongoing cost of the Microsoft 365 Office Suite. Users can obtain PowerPoint on their own but the cost is high.

As part of the full package with Microsoft 365, it has a monthly fee. Buying the Software on its own doesn’t come with storage like with the Suite.

Disadvantage #3: Compatibility Issues

The third disadvantage has to do with how long PowerPoint has been around. It can happen that the software used is from an old computer and then it’s not compatible with newer media. Or the newer version of PowerPoint won’t open on older computers.

For example, if you want to collaborate on a PowerPoint and need to upload it to their cloud, a PPT file won't work. It needs to be a newer version like PPTX.

Both Prezi and PowerPoint have many features on hand to help presenters create engaging slide decks. But in both cases, there are some features that stand above the rest. The one thing that makes the software a favorite among its users.

Prezi Feature #1: Zoom Navigation

The best and most notorious Prezi feature is Zooming navigation. Prezi created this feature as a differentiator from PowerPoint and other presentation makers.

Creators can design slides into groups or sections which are organized in the main menu on the first Prezi slide. The presenter can then navigate through a section and to the next or using the back button to return to the main slide.

When creating a Prezi presentation, this feature can’t be turned off. It’s ingrained in the program so creators must be sure that they want this style of presentation to begin with.

Prezi Feature #2: Prezi Video

Prezi recently added an integrated video feature to their software.

Prezi video is like a regular Prezi presentation with the difference that the background is the live video of the presenter. This feature is great for live webinars, meetings and courses.

To create a Prezi Video, users do have to use a different app in the Prezi Suite but can use already created Prezi presentations and simply integrate into Prezi Video.

Prezi Feature #3: Integrations with other Apps

Prezi has a number of practical integrations to share presentations in different ways.

For example, use Slack to share presentations with team members inside channels. Or, use Zoom or Google Meet with Prezi Video and create a presentation that you are a part of.

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PowerPoint Feature #1: Microsoft Toolbar

PowerPoint has many notable features in its editor, but the most notorious is the Microsoft Toolbar with all the editing features a creator will ever need.

Microsoft Office Suite software like Word and Excel have similar toolbars to PPT and this makes it easier for users of all three programs.

Having an understanding of the Microsoft Toolbar is a time saver and offers a large number of creative and practical features for any PowerPoint presentation.

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PowerPoint Feature #2: Layout Themes

Another notorious feature of PowerPoint is the starter layout slides. These are simple slides with a basic composition of images and text. These save time when creating new slides, as creators don’t have to insert new image and text boxes every time.

These are also pre-designed to look good and be effective. Using the layout themes helps create better-looking presentations every time, and customization is simple and to the point.

PowerPoint Feature #3: Export to Other Apps

Powerpoint presentations can be exported to use in other presentation makers.

Prezi is one of them. A PowerPoint presentation inside Prezi must be adapted to fit the zooming navigation by grouping slides into categories.

A PowerPoint presentation can easily be opened as a Google slides presentation with hardly any difference in editing features. This will work better on a Chrome browser.

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Prezi and PowerPoint both have available templates to use in their software.

In both cases, templates exist in the editor, but there are also other template resources for both software. Let’s take a look at how the templates compare between the two presentation makers.

Prezi Templates

Prezi offers a variety of templates for their users. Recently they added templates for the Prezi Video feature and other engaging templates in the education and marketing niches.

As is to be expected, all Prezi templates are created taking advantage of the zooming feature.

For Prezi users, using a template is always the best choice. This way, the navigation has already been optimized and only the content needs to be updated.

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These are some of the available topics in the Prezi presentation gallery:

Like many of its competitors, Prezi also has a large number of third-party templates to choose from. These are available on sites like prezibase.com and creatoz.eu.

On these sites, creators will find thousands of Prezi templates in many different styles and designs.

PowerPoint Templates

The templates available inside the PowerPoint software have been the same for years and feel a bit outdated. There are no more than 24 legacy templates that even though are a bit old, still help create presentations faster and easier.

Aside from Pre-designed presentation templates, PowerPoint also offers Theme layout options to pick and choose at the user’s discretion.

Additionally, when a presentation is created from scratch, the software offers “Design Ideas” with pre-designed slides in a scrollable bar to the right of the editor.

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PowerPoint templates are available on many sites online. On Envato alone, there are over 1000 ready-to-use templates in many different styles and for different industries.

Given how there are so many PowerPoint templates on third-party sites, it's easy to understand why Microsoft doesn’t create more templates to add to their PowerPoint program.

Many of the PowerPoint templates offer tutorials on how to best use them.

Moving on to the cost of each presentation software. Let’s take a look at the different options for both presentation apps.

Prezi Pricing

The pricing on Prezi is much like any online app, there are options to choose from according to the industry or need of use.

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The monthly plans, apart from the Free basics, start at $3/month and can go as high as $59/month and prices for teams and enterprises are on demand.

Pricing groups are separated into basic, individual, education, and business.

PowerPoint Cost

PowerPoint usually comes as part of the Microsoft Office suite, now called Microsoft 365. The monthly fee starts at $6.99/per month and increases depending on users and team needs.

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Buying the software on its own costs $139 and doesn’t come with cloud storage.

Online vs Offline Performance

Presenting online and offline is a bit different between the two software. Let’s take a look at how they are different and how each software manages to present online and offline for their users.

In both cases, if the presentation is rich in interactive media and large photos, a slow connection will definitely slow down performance if viewed online.

In general, offline access is available on a limited basis.

Prezi Performance

Prezi works only online when using the basic free plan. On paid plans, users have the option of a downloadable desktop app to create and present their slide decks offline.

If they send the presentation as a link to be watched by someone else, the viewer will need a good internet connection to view it.

Additionally, there’s also the option of Portable Presentations, which can be downloaded to view offline and can be sent in an email and downloaded or through a memory stick.

Prezi users also have the option of using the Prezi Viewer Mobile app to present their projects with collaborators and team members.

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You get both online and with offline access once the app has been downloaded. Prezi Viewer is available for iPad, iPhone and Android devices.

PowerPoint Performance

As PowerPoint is downloadable software, presentations can be created offline without the need for an internet connection. They can then be shared online or via a memory stick and easily presented or viewed offline as well.

PowerPoint functionality is best when used offline but there is also an online version of PowerPoint in the cloud called PowerPoint Online.

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Additionally, PowerPoint presentations can be viewed on an iPad with iOS or an Android device. There's no mobile app functionality to create a presentation on an iPad or mobile device, but they're perfect for viewing.

Teamwork & Collaboration

Most Presentation software these days offer teamwork and collaboration features.

Working on presentations together is important for business and education. Let’s take a look at how Prezi and PowerPoint compare to each other in terms of collaboration.

For team members to work together on a Prezi Presentation, they all need to have their own account or be part of an Enterprise account with different user logins.

The owner of the presentation can share the project with no more than 10 people at once. They need to be granted editing rights via the same email they use to log in to Prezi.

Collaborative editing on Prezi can be seen in real-time. This means that one user can see what another is working on and vice versa. Content from any other Prezi can be added to a group Prezi easily as well.

Apart from being able to edit together, collaborators can also leave comments in small post-it type notes.

Collaboration on PowerPoint is possible but needs a bit of preparation.

For a PowerPoint presentation to be editable as a team, it first needs to be uploaded to OneDrive or SharePoint Online for Microsoft 365. From there, collaborators can be added via their email.

Users can see when team members log into the presentation to make changes and can see what they are working on. If changes were made while a user isn’t logged on, they get a notification that changes have been made while they were away.

Storage & Backup

Losing a presentation after you’ve worked on it for a long time is never fun. Thankfully, most presentation software has storage and backup features, either on your own computer (Mac or PC) or as cloud storage.

Both free and paid Prezi accounts have unlimited storage for created presentations.

Uploaded media storage is larger in bigger plans. For example, free and small plans can’t upload videos to their presentations. Larger plans offer that and the storage to keep the videos in the media library.

Since PowerPoint is desktop-based presentation software, all your presentations are media are stored on your computer. Alternatively, you can store all your PowerPoint files and presentations in Microsoft OneDrive.

A Microsoft 365 subscription comes with a 5GB cloud storage plan that can be easily upgraded via the subscription page.

Embedding features for presentations go both ways. In some cases, you can embed third-party content into a presentation and you can embed a finished presentation into a website. Let’s take a look at how Prezi and PowerPoint compare.

Prezi presentations don’t have the ability to embed third-party content inside slides with I-frame or integrated apps. Their new app Prezi Design does offer iframe embedding but taking these designs to a Prezi presentation is not seamless.

Alternatively, you can easily embed a Prezi presentation into a webpage with a snippet of code.

Content can be linked or embedded easily into PowerPoint slides, either through the linking or embedding features. First of all, any content created on other Microsoft 365 software is easy to add to a PowerPoint presentation.

Excel charts for example can be added as live data. As long as the data is kept on your machine or OneDrive folder, the PowerPoint presentation will show the changes if it’s also uploaded to OneDrive.

Embedding a PowerPoint presentation into a website is just as easy as with Prezi. All that’s needed is an HTML embed code. Copy and paste into a webpage or blog.

Is Prezi More Effective Than PowerPoint?

Both Prezi and PowerPoint have their own advantages and disadvantages. The question if Prezi is more effective than PowerPoint is relative to your own needs. Prezi’s unique zooming feature will make your presentation instantly recognizable as a “Prezi”.

Likewise, a PowerPoint presentation with too many transition features and excessive use of animation will be recognized as a PowerPoint presentation.

When it comes to choosing between Prezi and PowerPoint it mostly comes down to what style of presentation you want to deliver. More so, each tool has particular features that the other one does not.

For example, you can’t embed third-party content into a Prezi and PowerPoints already have a bad rep with the whole “Death by PowerPoint” situation.

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Another cool feature is you can upload your own brand assets into Visme and use them for all your designs, not just presentations. From your logo and color palette to your brand's typography, you can save everything inside your Brand Kit.

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Everyone in education learned a lot during remote learning due to the Covid-19 pandemic lockdowns. Educators and administrators worked on presentations and ways to engage learners in new and innovative ways. New technologies were introduced, and professionals of all types learned how to use video conferencing in ways never before imagined. We worked to be engaging, to invite in participants, and to keep them excited about our topics. One thing that became very clear was the need for connections. No matter the lesson or the amazing technology being used, the connections we made with learners made the difference.

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As some of us work to enhance virtual learning and the different forms that it takes, and others work on in-person learning, the need to create deep connections persists. Finding ways to maintain and support human connections, no matter the context, is an important piece of learning. Using technology, such as Prezi Video , can enhance the experience and foster connections that will deepen the learning. 

Many educators already use PowerPoint or Google Slides for lessons. Importing those presentations into Prezi Video creates the opportunity for a personal connection for the learner to see the teacher’s face in the video feed alongside the presentation. The great thing is that this can be presented either live or recorded.

Getting started with Prezi Video is easy. While working on a presentation for a recent training, here’s how I quickly adapted my presentation to connect with the participants and make it more engaging (this is “the hack” part).

Starting with the Prezi Video desktop app, we can import our existing presentation, and it’s easy to enhance the content, pull out the main elements of the slide, and display what is primary and most useful alongside you while you present.

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Sometimes content is king, and you need the text, chart, or picture to be the focus. These are great moments to have the content fill the whole screen. You don’t need to make any changes to the original slide that you imported – you can simply zoom in and go full-screen. Though many times the content is there to support what you are saying, not the main attraction. This is where it is helpful to pull-out elements and present them alongside you in your video or live conference. This keeps the user’s attention engaged as they are still seeing you and your content .

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I used a basic template that I could easily adapt, and it added a nice color fade and text style that was easy for the participants to focus on. I then opened the slide deck on my screen as well as the Prezi Video Desktop app.

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I went through each slide in both to determine which slides would be best as full screen, like they were originally, and which would benefit participants as an image only or short text only.

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Your audience can connect with you as the presenter while being able to see you – and will have the benefit of a well-crafted presentation that is easy to follow, while keeping your audience engaged with eye contact and gestures.

About the author

Nathan wells, senior manager of customer engagement at insight2execution.

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Nathan works with i2e’s customers from district leadership to edtech companies giving insight into what is possible when planning, and can help build a vision for success. Nathan was most recently an educational technology coordinator in Phoenix, Arizona and has spent the last 10 years creating and delivering professional learning experiences.

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An Online Support Community for Cancer Clinical Trials is the Intervention That Is Being Proposed.

The conduct of clinical trials for the purpose of cancer research may present a number of important problems, including but not limited to the recruitment of suitable participants and the management of data and outcomes. An online platform that provides access to tools and services that may aid the smooth and effective execution of trials related to cancer clinical research should be established in order to help the research teams participating in these studies.

The platform ought to comprise a range of different parts. To begin, it should provide a centralized place from which clinical trial teams may access information such as possibilities for financing, research methods, and recommended procedures. Second, the software should have a database of prospective participants that can be searched. This database should include people who have shown an interest in taking part in clinical trials as well as those who may be eligible but have not yet been found. Thirdly, the platform needs to include a variety of services, such as  help for recruiting, data administration, and training programmes.

It is recommended that clinical trial researchers and IT experts collaborate on the design of the platform so that it is effective, user-friendly, and secure. This will guarantee that the platform is developed properly. The system has to include built-in security measures, automatic alerts for updates and reminders, and other features to keep sensitive data safe. These elements should be included in the platform.It is recommended that the platform be advertised to prospective users via a number of channels, including as social media, conferences, and professional groups, in order to increase the likelihood that it will be successful. 

In addition, the platform needs to provide users with training modules that can assist them in comprehending how to make use of the platform and the characteristics it has. To guarantee that the platform will be able to keep offering resources and services for a considerable amount of time in the future, funding for the platform should also be secured. It is possible to get funding from a number of sources, including grants, contributions, and programmes offered by the government.

The difficulties associated with conducting clinical trials may be reduced by creating an online platform that gives research teams conducting clinical trials on cancer access to resources and services. This platform has the potential to act as a helpful instrument for researchers focusing on cancer, assisting them in efficiently recruiting participants, managing data, and ensuring that clinical trials are carried out in a secure and efficient way.

In conclusion, a recommended intervention that might aid in the advancement of clinical trials research teams is the creation of an online platform that provides assistance for cancer clinical trials. The platform might contribute to the smooth and effective operation of trials by making available a variety of resources and services to trial participants.

American Cancer Society (2020). Clinical studies Citing  https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/clinical-trials  

Cancer Research Division of the National Institutes of Health (2020). Clinical Trials. Retrieved from  https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/clinical-trials  

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