Hi, I’m Tim Slade and I design amazing e-learning. Currently, I work as the E-Learning Manager for Technical Products at GoDaddy. I’ve spent the past 8+ years working to help others elevate their e-learning and visual communications content. I have been recognized and awarded within the e-learning industry multiple times for my creative and innovative design aesthetics. I also speak regularly at national e-learning conferences, I’m a recognized Articulate Super Hero and co-author of the popular E-Learning Uncovered book series.

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How to Market Yourself as an eLearning Designer

Whether you’re looking to work for a large corporate organization or for yourself as a freelancer, your success depends on how well you market yourself […]

5 Tips for Using Fonts in eLearning

Using fonts in eLearning can have a dramatic impact on the experience your learners have while using your course. When used properly, fonts can create […]

Instructional Design for eLearning: 4 Things You Need to Know

Instructional design for eLearning can be a challenge. It’s easy to slap a bunch of bullet points on a slide, tell the learner everything they […]

3 Ways to Design Better eLearning

If I asked you what makes an eLearning course effective, how would you answer? Would you say instructional design? I’m sure you would—that’s what everyone […]

4 Tips for eLearning QA Testing

After you’ve spent weeks (or even months) designing and developing an eLearning course, it’s easy for errors and glitches to sneak past you. And let’s […]

4 Tips for Managing eLearning Review Cycles Like a Pro

If I were a betting man, I’d bet that managing eLearning review cycles with your subject matter experts has given you a headache on more […]

6 Ways to Use PowerPoint for Graphic Design

When it comes to your graphic design needs for an eLearning course or presentation, it’s easy to assume you need a tool like Adobe Photoshop […]

How to Remove the Background from an Image in PowerPoint

When you need to remove the background from an image, your first thought might be to open Adobe Photoshop. That makes complete sense, right? Photoshop […]

How to Convert Text to Shapes in PowerPoint

I’ve always been a big fan of using PowerPoint to create custom shapes, but I used to find myself opening other graphic design programs (like […]

How to Create Drop Shadows in PowerPoint

When I’m designing and eLearning course or presentation, one of my go-to graphic design techniques I use most often is a drop shadow. A drop […]

How to Blur an Image in PowerPoint

I’ve always enjoyed using a blur effect in my eLearning courses and presentations. When properly applied to an image, a blur effect can add visual […]

How to Create Custom Shapes in PowerPoint

When using PowerPoint to create an eLearning course or presentation, you might assume the only shape options available to you are the ones located in […]