Download a free, animated, self-running sales presentation

Sandra Johnson

By Sandra Johnson, Micro soft MVP

Sandra Johnson is a presentation strategist and designer with nearly 25 years Marketing Communications expertise. Sandra is a recipient of the 2008 Microsoft Office PowerPoint MVP Award, which recognizes users around the world for their contributions to the PowerPoint technical community.

Sandra helps clients understand that they can leverage PowerPoint to be a powerful component of their marketing communication mix. Sandra Johnson brings marketing strategy, design expertise and expert PowerPoint skills to her clients' presentations.

Sandra Johnson strives to help businesses of the world to "PowerPoint Responsibly." People who work with Sandra understand that they can leverage PowerPoint to be a powerful component of their marketing communication mix. Since 2001, Sandy has brought marketing communications strategy, design expertise, and expert PowerPoint skills to her clients' presentations. You can learn more about Sandra and her work at

While this presentation template is specific to the banking industry, you can apply the same approach to any business.

This presentation is specifically designed as part of a stand-alone presentation that:

  1. Can be sent on a CD to potential customers

  2. Can be downloaded from a company extranet to train sales people about the product and how best to deliver the presentation in person

  3. Can potentially be delivered in person

While typical presentations might use bullet points to deliver the industry-specific information, Sandra leveraged PowerPoint 2007’s Custom Animation; Narration and Transitions capabilities to deliver a compelling story that would keep audiences engaged throughout its duration. Riff-wav files replaced wav files, so the audio to be embedded while keeping the file size down. A separate version was created for “in-person” events to give the presenter control of motion and script.

To see a video of Sandra demoing her sales template, see .

Note   In the video, you'll notice that the menu options on the Office button are not visible. To follow what Sandra is demonstrating in the video, click the Office button, click Publish, and then click Package for CD. The rest of the demo is visble.

To download the free, animated sales presentation template that Sandra created, see Self-Running, animated sales presentation. You can customize it to meet your needs!

To view a demo that shows how to use the Self-Running, animated sales presentation template, see the video below:

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Self-running sales presentation

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Applies To: PowerPoint 2007

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