How to compress PowerPoint presentations and reduce picture file size

BrightCarbon

Did you know PowerPoint has a built-in picture and video compression tool? Images: Select a picture on any slide and go to the Picture Tools Format tab on the ribbon. When you open it up in PowerPoint your picture will have been replaced by a white box with a red cross in it.

The power of pictures

E-Learning Provocateur

Pictures… Diagrams… Charts… They don’t just look pretty. The power of pictures has been recognised in educational psychology for a long time. However, I still feel that pictures can be a useful pedagogical device for students who aspire to be experts.

Customer Satisfaction: Gaming the System

The Performance Improvement Blog

When it comes to measuring customer satisfaction, managers are gaming the system. They are advising customers to answer survey questions in a way that makes the manager look good, i.e., a rating of 5 on a 5-point scale. Customer Service Run Amok.

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Podcast 19: Customer Education 101 – With Dave Derington of Azuqua

Talented Learning

EPISODE 19 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: On our previous episode , we talked about the increasing popularity of customer success programs among high-growth companies – especially software-as-a-service (SaaS) vendors. But what role does customer education play in this process?

State of the Front-Line Manager

how individual contributors perform, increases that show up in engagement, retention, and productivity. customer service group, shift managers in your retail. Now picture a few of those front-line. manager, talent developer, motivator, customer. State of the.

Why Product Managers Should Include Training in Their Launch Plan

Bottom-Line Performance

And then there’s the really bad surprise when you’re a product manager and you find out your company’s sales reps are misrepresenting the product you so carefully developed! So how do you avoid bad surprises when you’re planning your next product launch?

Building a Product Training Template

Unboxed

Launching a new product or bringing a new sales team member on-board comes with a level of uncertainty. How will the product be received by your audience? In fact, there’s a pretty straightforward solution to both: a product training template. 2) Product Background (AKA the How).

Custom Tech Trends in 2018

AbaraLMS

LMS product companies will be required to state the purpose of information requested at the time of registration of the user like name, contact number, email address, and various other additional details. The post Custom Tech Trends in 2018 appeared first on Abara LMS.

Learning Solutions and Your Product Launch: The Secret to Success (White Paper)

Bottom-Line Performance

Your product might be ready to launch, but what about your sales and support reps? A slick launch meeting is not enough for them to really know your product, and a quick skim of your marketing collateral is not the ideal preparation for talking to customers.

The Customer Support Skills You Need To Teach Your Team

TalentLMS

As many as 80% of businesses report that they provide excellent customer service, but only 8% of customers seem to agree. Well, many service teams simply don’t have the customer support skills to understand what customers actually want.

How training sets the stage for your customer experience

Litmos

It’s also a way to lead by example to show what sort of experience you want your customers to have. Our learning experiences provide a roadmap of the experience our organization is promising to deliver for our customers, whether we plan it that way or not.

Customer Education: The Complete Guide For Your Business

LearnUpon

When a customer buys or signs up for your product or service, you both want the same outcome – for them to be successful. Your customer has a problem, and you want to be the solution. How do you help your customers discover you are the solution for them?

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Wikis for Improving Productivity

Experiencing eLearning

Significant increases in productivity with a wiki. The productivity increases are really what interests me in this webinar. Productivity. Improves customer service b/c people have the right information–you aren’t working on a mortgage and discover halfway through that the rules have changed. It has already paid for itself in increased productivity in less than a year. They customized and saved their own templates.

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Your salespeople need more education about customer experience

Litmos

Customer experience, in all its complexity, really is about one thing to your customers. Think about your own customer journeys. Jerry explains the job isn’t about taking the reservation for customers, it’s about holding the reservation. Products simply break.

Product Review: Saba Social

eLearning 24-7

Saba Social is a very solid product, that despite a few hiccups and “huh&# moments, achieves what it sets out to do, provide a user friendly social experience. Would a customer want to share that information with another customer of yours?

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eLearning Brothers Acquisition of eLearningImages.com Expands the Planet’s Largest eLearning Image Library

eLearning Brothers

The acquisition of assets from www.eLearningImages.com will play a key part in eLearning Brothers’ mission to make our customers into ‘eLearning Rockstars.’

Creating Great Custom eLearning Courses Using Varied Interactivities

Adobe Captivate

Another strategy is to have short or mini-cases to tell a story of a product or a success/failure. Picture Comparison. Learners are presented with two pictures and asked about which one is correct or a better way is of performing a procedure. Banking Products.

4 Tips for Getting Millennials Productive Faster

WalkMe Training Station

And to get your Millennial workforce up and running, you need a proper training program, customized to Millennials strengths. Why do you need to customize training to Millennials? To get Millennial “buy-in”, you must explain the full picture and its importance.

Educating Your Customers the Mobile Way

CommLab India

Unless we’re in touch with our customers, our model of the world can diverge from reality. Customer engagement plays a key role in enhancing the profitability of a company. But, how can corporate customers be engaged? Unleashing mobile learning for customer education .

4 Misconceptions Using eLearning Templates

eLearning Brothers

Again, this includes all of the customization needed to make your own original dream course. eLearning eLearning Template Library People Pictures Products/Reviews Skins Templates elearning templates

In the world of contact centers—customer services rules all

Axonify

Customer service is important to most businesses but when you work for a telecom company?—?it BT Consumer , a division of British Telecommunications Group, which is responsible for consumer fixed-voice and broadband services, was determined to move ahead of a highly competitive pack of telecom competitors by offering a customer service experience that was second to none. As a first step, BT decided to conduct a survey to find out what its customers wanted.

Don’t Frustrate Users With Gaps in Your Product Experience

General Assembly

Product teams risk losing customers when they lack insight into breakdowns across the user experience. There are countless steps where the product experience can break down. The success of a product, and a business, can depend on it.

Skills Series: A Beginner’s Guide to Product Vision

General Assembly

Every groundbreaking product starts with a clear, strategic vision. It’s not a bolt of lightning, but consistent practice that allows truly visionary leaders to constantly push the boundaries of what products can enable a better world. Want to dive into product management?

How to Report on your Customer Training Programs

LearnUpon

Training customers with an LMS is a great way to improve their experience with your product or service. In a previous post, we’ve detailed how customer training helps to boost customer retention and increase revenue. . Important reports for customer training.

How to Be More Productive in the Digital Age

General Assembly

Attendees at General Assembly and Evernote’s productivity panel at GA London. Last week, I had the pleasure of discussing productivity in the digital age on a panel hosted in partnership with Evernote and General Assembly at GA’s London campus.

How to Set up a Customer Training Program

LearnUpon

Providing a c ustomer training program with a Learning Management System is a great way to educate your customers and improve their experience of your product or service. This boosts your customer retention rate and increases revenue. Training your customers is simple.

Train Your Customers on the Benefits First, Then the Features

LearnUpon

We obsess over our product. We want every customer to know about every aspect. However, as we develop training to nurture our customer through our product, it can be easy to forget that the customer isn’t interested in solely being shown features.

A Three-Step Process to Create Hand Drawn Custom Characters

Rapid eLearning

In today’s post we’ll look at how to create custom characters that you can use in your visual thinking activities and course design. The Case for Hand Drawn Custom Characters. You don’t have to be an artist to create custom characters.

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6 Effective Ways To Increase Employee Productivity

eFront

For all the improvements in communications, business IT, collaboration tools and technology in general, running a productive team remains as hard as it ever was. In this post we’ll examine 6 tried and true ways to improve employee productivity.

Design, Captivate 4, *learning, Information, & Digital Pictures

Big Dog, Little Dog

You don't have to go out and ask them, or track previous sales records, or determine what products are selling well. The new custom variables in Adobe Captivate 4 make it fairly easy to capture, store and display your users name. How To Take Digital Pictures - Forbes.

E-Learning Production Roles

E-learning Uncovered

In an effort to streamline e-learning development, our team at Artisan mapped out the entire e-learning production process and identified, to the minute detail, what roles are needed to create e-learning. Custom Programmer (helps with special programming requirements outside of the rapid development tool, such as a JavaScript programmer). Picture Knocker-Outer (removes backgrounds from photos). Picture Picker-Outer (researches and finds appropriate images for the course).

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Our Top 5 Training & Development Webinars from 2015

Bottom-Line Performance

Here are some of the highlights: Learning Solutions and Your Product Launch: How a Curriculum Drives Success. This webinar shows how a curriculum of learning solutions can be used as part of a product launch to solve common business problems. 2015 was the year of the webinar for us.

Your Culture Needs More CX Training

Litmos

Business leaders are concerned about keeping up with future demands from customers, and rightfully so. In a recent survey conducted by The Conference Board, CEOs globally expressed concern over the idea that customer experience will be more important than products.

Mobile Learning for New Product Introductions – Ensure Happily Ever After Sales Reps

CommLab India

Sales teams may not know about your new product through a one-time product launch event. Yes, they may not get the complete picture of the product at once. The readiness of your sales teams can decide the success or failure of the launched products.

Product Review: Plateau TMS (Talent Management System)

eLearning 24-7

On the top of the screen, a profile is visible, identifying the delegators which is a pull down, followed by a profile picture (if applicable), the title of the person and if there are any pending approval requests. Here is how it works – the basics that is: Reports run against the real-time transactional DB (each customer has their own DB instance). Custom courses (created by the end user) are uploaded, tested and on-going updates (especially with the 3rd party content).