It seems that "everyone" hates PowerPoint™! At one time there was even a website dedicated to how poorly presenters use the tool. I'm bucking the trend to tell you that I LOVE PowerPoint™. It's the tool I most use to share my visual messages, organize my thoughts, and convey what I'm thinking. I'm often asked how I do what I do with the tool. I thought I would share 7 ways to use PowerPoint to visualize your thoughts and convey what's in your head so that you, too, might learn to love the tool. And no _ I do not have any financial interest in Microsoft or the MS Office Suite. I simply grew up on Wintel (Windows & Intel) computers using MS Office products and have learned how to make them indispensable tools in my business.
I use article writing templates to jumpstart my creativity and article writing skills. This way I don't have to start with a blank screen or give in to writers block. Using a template, you can capture the skill and speed needed but still maintain originality. Something, most article scraping software fall short in no matter how many articles they produce a minute. For example, here's one of my favorite article templates: