EffectiveVirtualPresentations.com: Articles for presenters in Microsoft Teams and Zoom online meetings

EffectiveVirtualPresentations.com

This page brings together my articles and other resources that have been viewed over 1.1 million times for presenters who are delivering virtual PowerPoint presentations using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Webex, or other online meeting platforms. The articles are listed below grouped by topic area. My YouTube videos on virtual presenting have been liked over 10,000 times and all in this playlist on YouTube.  To learn more about my customized workshops to teach business and technical professionals to create and deliver effective virtual and hybrid PowerPoint presentations, click here. If you need your team to take your virtual and hybrid presentations to the next level with in-depth training, learn about my customized courses.

Technology setup

Nine ways to add a second screen to your presentation setup

Fix PowerPoint Presenter View displaying the slides on the wrong screen

Checklist before delivering an online presentation

How to fix the low/no audio issue in Windows 10 when showing a video in a Microsoft Teams or Zoom meeting

Create a Ghost Monitor as a 2nd screen for PowerPoint Presenter View: Windows Teams, Windows Zoom, Mac Teams, Mac Zoom

Use a Video Capture card as a 2nd screen for PowerPoint Presenter View: Windows or Mac

My setup when delivering virtual sessions

Virtual meeting attendees look at your video while you are sharing slides – 6 tips to make your meeting video effective

Ways to reduce bandwidth when presenting in a virtual meeting to improve the experience for attendees using low-speed or cellular connections

Stop trying to look at the webcam when presenting. Look at the screen instead.

Control Logitech webcam (C920, Brio, C922, C930 & more) in Zoom and Teams meetings (Windows or Mac)

Change these default Zoom Meeting settings

Be the presenter and an attendee in a Zoom meeting on the same computer

Platform video options

Use this hack to pin your own video large in a Microsoft Teams or Zoom meeting

Use the Presenter modes in a Teams meeting to put the presenter’s video on top of or beside shared content

How to see the participants in a Teams meeting when you are sharing your screen or content

Options for sharing PowerPoint slides

The Complete Guide to Using PowerPoint Presenter View in Zoom – 1, 2 or 3 screens, Windows or Mac

The Complete Guide to Using PowerPoint Presenter View in Teams – 1 or 2 screens, Windows or Mac

Expert Tips for Using PowerPoint Presenter View in Zoom or Teams (Windows)

PowerPoint Presenter View with a single monitor/screen: what’s possible in Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Webex, and Google Meet

5 Options for how to present a PowerPoint slide show in a Microsoft Teams meeting

4 Options for how to present a PowerPoint slide show in a Zoom meeting

Seeing your Speaking Notes in PowerPoint while presenting slides in Microsoft Teams if you only have one screen

PowerPoint Slide Show preview plus Notes view as an alternative to Presenter View

Options to deal with PowerPoint pausing Slide Show or Presenter View when you use the meeting controls, chat, or go to another program

Seeing your Speaking Notes in PowerPoint while presenting slides in a Zoom meeting if you only have one screen

Options for sharing PowerPoint slides in Webex (including Presenter View)

Options for sharing a PowerPoint Presentation (1 or 2 screens, Windows or Mac) in Google Meet (including Presenter View)

Engaging the audience with content other than slides

8 ways to engage your audience when presenting in a Microsoft Teams or Zoom meeting

4 more ways to engage your audience in a virtual presentation

Collaborate with others using PowerPoint on the web in a virtual or hybrid meeting

Windows Edge browser tips to use in your next virtual presentation

Playing a YouTube video in a Zoom meeting

Playing a YouTube video in a Microsoft Teams meeting

Engage audiences with polls and exercises in Zoom and Microsoft Teams meetings by using Microsoft Forms

Display your iPad screen from your computer in a Microsoft Teams meeting to show an app or use as a whiteboard (Windows or Mac)

How to use a link to jump from PowerPoint to a website, YouTube video, or file from another program in a Zoom or Teams meeting

Advanced delivery techniques

Take your virtual presentations to the next level: Use your desktop as a canvas when presenting in Teams or Zoom

Present with your video beside your PowerPoint slides in Microsoft Teams or Zoom in Windows or on a Mac

Transition smoothly from grid view to sharing your slides in Presenter View with 1 screen in Zoom

Use Zoom multi-window sharing to present your PowerPoint slides beside your video (Windows/Mac)

Use Spotlight in a Microsoft Teams meeting to quickly switch between PowerPoint slides and your video when presenting

Hybrid presentations

See EffectiveHybridPresentations.com

External resources

Virtual presenting resources and tips

Microsoft Teams platform

Using the new (Spring 2021) Microsoft Teams Share dialog

Microsoft guide to sharing content in a Teams meeting

Use PowerPoint to create a custom background for Teams

Zoom platform

Answers to common questions when presenting PowerPoint slides in a Zoom meeting

Strategic thoughts about the Future of Meetings

Guide to preparing for the future of business meeting presentations

Videos on key challenges and solutions in future business meetings

Guide to being a good attendee in future corporate meetings

 

By Dave Paradi

Dave Paradi has over twenty-two years of experience delivering customized training workshops to help business professionals improve their presentations. He has written ten books and over 600 articles on the topic of effective presentations and his ideas have appeared in publications around the world. His focus is on helping corporate professionals visually communicate the messages in their data so they don't overwhelm and confuse executives. Dave is one of fewer than ten people in North America recognized by Microsoft with the Most Valuable Professional Award for his contributions to the Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams communities. His articles and videos on virtual presenting have been viewed over 1.2 million times and liked over 12,000 times on YouTube.