Create a Bottom Promo using Google Slides

Promoting your services and events at the bottom of your VMcast display is easy with bottom promos. Here is how you can create one using Google Slides.

  1. Log in to Google Slides. You will need a Google account in order to use Google Slides. Log in to Google Slides. You will need a Google account in order to use Google Slides.
  2. Create a new Presentation. A benefit of using Google Slides is that there are several great templates to choose from. In this tutorial, we will build our promo from scratch. Create a new Presentation.
  3. Modify the Page Setup. Click File->Page setup. Select Custom. Select Pixels. Enter 1920 and 215. Great! You have just set up a custom slide that is the perfect size for your bottom promo. Modify the Page Setup.
  4. Add images, shapes, and text to compose your bottom promo. Change the background color, foreground color, and font to suit your organization’s style and brand. Add images, shapes, and text to compose your bottom promo.
  5. Download your bottom promo once you are happy with the way it looks. Click File->Download as...->JPEG image (.jpg, current slide). Download your bottom promo once you are happy with the way it looks.
  6. Upload your bottom promo to ViewMedica. From the Bottom Promos panel, click Create New Promo. Click Choose a file and select the bottom promo you just downloaded from Google Slides. Upload your bottom promo to ViewMedica.
  7. Enter a title and duration for your bottom promo. Enter a title and duration for your bottom promo.
  8. Save your bottom promo.

Google Slides is a presentation program included as part of a free, web-based software office suite offered by Google within its Google Drive service. It can be compared to Microsoft's Powerpoint or Apple's Keynote.