Zoom Call 1.25.22 Craig Daniels Using Google Slides to Create Graphics for Blogs

Real Estate Agent with Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 REB.0759001

Zoom Call of 1.25.22  with Craig Daniels

 Using Google Slides to Create Graphics for Blogs

The posted title of the Zoom Call was ActiveRain strategies presentation of YOU.  It was actually a very detailed presentation on using the technology of Google Slides to make our blog posts POP.  

Craig started his presentation by introducing Google slides as an app that offers the user the means to overlay photos to increase their effectiveness as well as borders, etc. that would be similar in many ways to a good photo shop editor software.

It should be noted that Craig's tutorial was made using the free version of slides.google,com.  As with so many apps, use is essential in order to be able to get familiar enough to create effective work. If one opens up the free Google slides app, a new project is initiated by going to the lower right-hand page where the + icon can be found and enter into the URL slides.new and start to create a new project.

With this product, one can create changes and add features to our blog posts that can be highly professional in impact and offer information that would keep a blog readers attention.



Craig also created another visual using transparent slides so as to overlap photos and give a strong impact to the subject matter.  As someone that has obviously spent time using the product he scrolled through the task and feature bars to highlight different tools that could be used to change the product as well as create a better visual. He not only showed us the manner in which to make some of the changes but also offered up keyboard shortcuts to process quicker. I personally may have gotten a little lost after he said hello.


As a bonus, he offered up the manner in which we could make our blog posts more productive by simplifying yet resenting content to display our individual expertise and capabilities.

Using information found on the lower part of our profiles on the blogs he created the above postcard sized images using information already furnished as well as running through their blog posts to find a photo that would best describe their working area pictorially.

It was a most informative presentation and for those that were in attendance he offered a reference to his YouTube channel where some of this information could be found as well as other insightful information.  

Please feel free to reach out to Craig as he has offered to make parts of the tutorial, he presented available for those that were not able to make the call.

The link for that Info is here:  https://activerain.com/action/agents/263772/contact

Also, there are many additional video tutorials on his YouTube Channel that are easy to access and would help him as well.   Craig Daniels - YouTube

Zoom Call of 1.25.22  with Craig Daniels

 Using Google Slides to Create Graphics for Blogs

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Comments (25)

Ed Silva
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker   He definitely knows how to navigate around the keyboard and what he did with the postcards for info to add to the profile of a blog were special.

Thank you for the recognition

Jan 26, 2022 03:31 PM
Buzz Mackintosh
Mackintosh REALTORS - Frederick, MD
“Experience, reliable, leadership”

Thanks for the recap Ed Silva. I'm glad I was able to tune in. Craig's presentation was jam packed with great information!

Jan 26, 2022 04:39 PM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Ed Silva - another wonderful snapshot of the call.  I wish I could have been on this. Thank you!

Jan 26, 2022 06:29 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

Looks like I missed a very good one this week Ed. I hope you had a happy Wednesday 🙂

Jan 26, 2022 08:43 PM
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

Good luck and I’m really happy to see that the zoom calls are continuing

Jan 26, 2022 10:10 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

I can see the Zoom session with Craig Daniels was very valuable to those able to attend, Ed.

Jan 26, 2022 10:27 PM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

Craig's zoom presentation was outstanding Ed. I'm glad I was able to attend, and your recap of it is also very well written!

Jan 26, 2022 11:21 PM
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Hi Ed - Craig is always a wealth of knowledge.  I have subscribed to his YouTube channel and recommend others do so.

Jan 27, 2022 03:37 AM
Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP
Selling Homes Changing Lives

Ed Silva 

WOW! So much to learn! So little time! This one is a KEEPER and so is Craig Daniels!

I hope I can be as good as the RAINERS used as fine examples! They are ALL great! 

Jan 27, 2022 04:16 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Ed... is there such a thing as a Craig Daniel's tutorial that isn't fantastic? This was a great session. I've followed Craig on his Youtube channel and now looking forward to working my way through his videos.

Jan 27, 2022 04:48 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Ed,
Craig is always so generous with his time and knowledge. I wish I knew all that stuff before putting my Zoom presentation together last month. It would have been much more visually appealing. LOL  

The weekly Zoom meeting is always worth the time and Craig's presentation was very much appreciated. 

Jan 27, 2022 05:20 AM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

He always gives us so many great ideas on how to improve our blogs on ActiveRain!

Jan 27, 2022 05:24 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Ed - another great recap.  It looks like this was a very well-received presentation.  

Jan 27, 2022 06:16 AM
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

Sounds like I missed another great Zoom meeting. Darn it. Craig is really such a fantastic resource. We are lucky to have him in Active Rain. 

Jan 27, 2022 06:35 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Ed:

Great recap on Craig's presentation that was certainly jam-packed and could have gone on and on. Lots of great ideas...e.g., the About Me blog post.


Jan 27, 2022 12:42 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Ed- thank you for another great recap of our Zoom Meeting with Craig Daniels What a generous person he is!!! His presentations are always thorough and helpful for all of us. I wish more members would join us on Tuesdays for the Zoom meetings. It's not just the topics presented but the interaction with the other members. 

Jan 27, 2022 07:47 PM
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

All of your pinpointing all the right stuff In my opinion. You all are doing great

Jan 27, 2022 08:19 PM
Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

Your comment "I personally may have gotten a little lost after he said hello." Means lots of worthwhile information and not just a skim or fluff. Craig Daniels is one lucky asset we get to learn from here in the rain. Thank you for the link to see what anyone missed and for the read, read, re-read to learn new real estate dance steps 5-6-7-8 @edsilva .

Jan 28, 2022 04:26 AM
Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty
Front Gate Real Estate - Brandon, MS
601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell

Thanks for sharing the update. Craig Daniels sent me the link to the class and I'm excited to study it. 

Jan 29, 2022 09:15 AM
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Wow! This is a great recap Ed Silva great info too!

Feb 01, 2022 08:17 PM