has released “Keynote: The Insider’s Guide to Creating Great Presentations” (ISBN: 0-7821-4246-X ) by Erik Holsinger. The book offers advice from speakers, trainers and design professionals on creating graphics-rich presentations with Apple’s presentation software.
Using real-world case studies, Holsinger shows how to optimize Keynote’s capacities in a variety of projects. Sections of the US$24.99 book tell you how to:
Build a sales presentation with effective charts and tables;
Choose and use type;
Take advantage of Keynote ‘s graphics support to build an electronic portfolio;
Use the Build tool to create storyboards for film and TV;
Produce a multimedia project that incorporates sound effects and video;
Select and run peripherals and projectors;
Generate slide, print, and video output;
Input and export PowerPoint and PDF files.
An accompanying CD features new themes, examples and source materials for your presentations, plus trial versions of essential software.