Slide Aspect Ratios: What You Need to Know

Many PowerPoint presentations are formatted at the default 4:3 aspect ratio, which is the display size used by older TV screens and projectors. Widescreen shows, with a 16:9 aspect ratio, are becoming more and

How to Get Help with Microsoft Office Products

Microsoft Office Discussion Groups is a great resource for any questions you may have about working with PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook and other Microsoft Office products. It’s the place to go

The Collaborative Process in Brief

  12.05.2009   bluewave   Process   No comments

Needs Analysis Review project briefs or outlines Clarify the message Identify the target audience Determine the optimal media/platform Proposal Development Statement of work — Includes a description of the project

The First Quarter Inch — Developing Project Guidelines

By Randy Schroeder, Bluewave Producer Life is like a yardstick. In some ways, the easy part is the last 11¾ inches. The hard part is often the first quarter inch: getting

Cut Costs on All Your Creative Projects with These Six Rules

By Randy Schroeder, Bluewave Producer Rule #1 — Allow plenty of time. Not enough time is the most common problem any design firm faces. Too often, the client is expecting