Example of Using Video to Promote an Event (with video)

On October 26, 2012, I’m presenting my first workshop on video basics, advanced PowerPoint for video graphics, basic editing, and building and optimizing a YouTube channel. Here’s a video I produced to showcase what attendees will learn. For details and registration, visit http://VideosYouMake.eventbrite.com/

This video was created using PowerPoint 2010 for graphics. I used my Logitech C920 Webcam with Camtasia 8 to record the on-camera piece. I added the other videos inside and the music using Camtasia. Then I put the finishing touches using Sony Vegas 12.

I'm Speaking – Celebrate Administrative Professionals Day with Technology Training

Technology Skills for the 21st Century

Administrative Professionals Day
Mini Conference

Wednesday, April 21, 2010
9:00AM – 2:00PM
Includes Lunch

If you’re handling the work of two or more people, work smarter.

For a great day of training that’s also fun,
Register Today! Space is Limited.

The Digital BreakThroughs Institute
1691 Phoenix Blvd, Suite 380
Atlanta (College Park) GA 30349


8:30AM – 9:00AM Check In
9:00AM – 10:15AM Organize Anything
Learn how to eliminate clutter and create systems for finding anything quickly!
10:15AM – 10:30AM BREAK and Networking
10:30AM – 11:45PM Manage Your Time with Outlook
Like the cockpit of an airplane, Outlook gives you almost everything you need right at your fingertips. Learn how to manage your email, contacts, tasks, and appointments like a pro.
11:45 – 1:00PM Computer Magic: Tips and Tricks in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat
Software you already have can perform magic if you take time to tap into it. Learn beginning to advanced commands that will help you finish work at least six times quicker.
1:00 – 2:00PM Lunch and Door Prizes
Delicious lunch and a cake you’ll dream about. Prizes too!
2:00PM Adjourn or Help Desk
You won’t be ready to leave and you don’t have to. Optional Help Desk to review anything you’re still fuzzy about.

Your Speaker

Peggy Duncan will teach you the same techniques that keep her stress-free. She’s a combination professional organizer, project manager, and computer trainer. She’s worked with hundreds of busy people and can help you too.

She is the author of Conquer Email Overload with Outlook, The Time Management Memory Jogger™, Just Show Me Which Button to Click! in PowerPoint, and three ebooks: Shameless Self-Promotion, Create a WordPress Blog, and Get Organized at Work.

Peggy has appeared on CNN, TODAY, Black Enterprise Business Report, and the US Virgin Islands PBS affiliate. Her expertise has been cited in Fortune Small Business, O-The Oprah Magazine, Real Simple, Essence, Fitness, Self, Men’s Health, Black Enterprise, Entrepreneur, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and a whole lot more. She was formally trained at IBM where she was recognized by the chairman for streamlining processes that saved the company close to a million dollars a year.

Peggy is a wonderfully vibrant instructor. She
presents the information in a concise, understandable
manner. I love taking her seminars because I always
learn new tips and shortcuts that I can use immediately.
Michelle Yackel, Divine Redesigns

S P O N S O R E D   B Y

Promote Your Own Products and Services on Your Blog

I was in a meeting recently with a group of solopreneurs. We pulled up each other’s blog and talked about each one. The most important thing I walked away with was this: since the purpose of my blog is to share helpful information and not about making money from ads, I should create Web banners and promote my own stuff. And stop advertising my competition’s training (from Google ads).

I always had pictures of my books, but I hadn’t considered promoting my training (other than mentioning it in an article).

So I removed the few Google ads from my blog and used PowerPoint to create my Web banners. As you look around this blog, I’m advertising my hands-on workshops, Webinars, and consulting services. The banners link to my Website that has more details.

So if you’re just making pennies from Google Ads, try advertising your own products and/or services and see how it goes. Let me know.

P.S. Check out my PowerPoint class on how to use it to create marketing collateral.

It’s also available as a Webinar. And here is a blog entry “Create interesting art projects with PowerPoint.”

Peggy Duncan, Time Management Expert