Thursday, December 06, 2007

Geetesh Bajaj, Microsoft PowerPoint MVP - Book Release!

Geetesh Bajaj, one of the most respected PowerPoint MVPs at and has come out with a new book co-authored with Echo Swinford called PowerPoint 2007 Complete Makeover Kit.

It was just released last week.

Here's an excerpt from the book that you can read online.

Here is the full description of the book: Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 Complete Makeover KitThis book is not as much about reading as it is about seeing and doing! That’s why we call it a kit. Full-color pages show you exactly how your slides will look as you follow the makeover steps, and all presentations in various stages of the makeover are on the accompanying CD.

Each of the eight makeovers has been carefully chosen so it’s relevant to anyone who has ever used PowerPoint. And if you just upgraded to PowerPoint 2007, this book gives you a great introduction to the new version of the program, along with ample experience in using all the new features. There’s no better way of getting up to speed with PowerPoint 2007.

Learn the tricks used by the creators of award-winning presentations

Every makeover includes step-by-step instructions that are illustrated in full color

Separate chapters dedicated to the PowerPoint 2007 interface and galleries

Explore everything from choosing appropriate colors to visually representing data

Perfect presentations by incorporating high-impact animation and multimedia elements

It also comes with a CD!


All sample presentations, plus all the files you need to do the makeovers

Royalty free pictures

Music tracks

Templates and Themes

This is a great buy for someone this Christmas who works on any kind of PowerPoint presentations!

Happy Holidays!
Nan @ brainybetty

Monday, December 03, 2007

Betty's Xmas Pack for 2007

Once a year, we like to do something very very special for the millions of visitors to our site as a way of saying Thank You! This year, we have made available a Xmas pack download that's chockfull of goodies you can use this season - and we are making it available for just $1.99!

30 megabytes of goodies including:

6 Christmas animations for use on blogs and web pages or in PowerPoint or other documents

1 beautiful and elegant customizable PowerPoint show greeting card already programmed with music and animations. - All you have to do is add your family picture or any other picture to it and send it on to others!

1 free penguin dancing flash animation

6 Christmas and Holiday themed postcard printables

6 Xmas themed PowerPoint backgrounds for PowerPoint 98 - 2003 version for your own year end presentations

2 Xmas themed backgrounds for PowerPoint 2007 version for your own year end presentations

1 printable vintage holiday clipart sheet with year long holiday art

2 Royalty Free Christmas mp3 files: Carol of the Bells and God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen for your use

Our very useful Advanced PowerPoint Masters course

You can get it here until December 24th. Happy Holidays!
With love from the BB family. :)

Sunday, December 02, 2007

Did you ever want a moving video background for your PowerPoint presentations?

Here's a great opportunity to get the only software that allows moving video backgrounds behind the text in your presentations. It's only available for 4 days until Thursday, December 6th - so act fast.

It's only available here at 33% off for $198 for the combo deal. It's $149 each for the individual deals - see bottom of the page for details.

Happy Holidays,