Impactful presentations made easy

A blog about making PowerPoint great again and creating stunning presentations in minutes.

April 29, 2019 / 

Boris Hristov

Using Morph to bring your PowerPoints to life

By Boris Hristov, Founder of Presentation Agency 356labs

 

Are you using PowerPoint 2019 or the one coming with Office 365? Congrats! You can do magic! And for those of you still on an older version, keep reading because what you will see in this article will surely make you do the switch or at least push towards it if you work in a corporate environment.  

Many people often tell me that PowerPoint hasn’t changed that much. To be honest, I can see why they are saying that. Almost nothing changed that dramatically from 2007 up until the last few years. However, three years ago (in 2016) many things changed. Microsoft started introducing a ton of new features to the product and one of them is called Morph Transition.

 

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April 24, 2019 / 

Brad Hawkes

How to create impactful introductions in PowerPoint

You only get one first impression and people will decide whether or not to listen in a matter of seconds. So, instead of wasting your intro on irrelevant background info about yourself or your company, start with a bang.

In this post, we'll show you how.  

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April 17, 2019 / 

Brad Hawkes

5 easy rules for creating stunning presentations

This blog wasn’t designed with TED Talks and mainstage keynote presentations in mind as much as for ordinary people at the office; everyday presenters who want to pitch better, share ideas more clearly, and to make the most of their work.

In this post, we look at 5 easy rules to help you clean up your slides and create stunning decks that stand out and stick with the audience when you're done. 

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March 12, 2019 / 

Robert Dysell

Pickit Creates Global Relationship with Ingram Micro to Expand Reach and Double Margins for Office 365 Channel Partners

Award-winning add-in image service is now available on Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace

Irvine, CA. Mar 12, 2018 - Pickit, the 2-in-1 image service that lives inside Office 365, today announced its global go-to-market alliance with Ingram Micro, a Fortune 500 global technology distributor, cloud services aggregator and  platform provider. As part of the new relationship, Ingram Micro is now bundling Pickit with new Office 365 sales, enabling channel partners to sell the market’s No. 1 most popular downloaded add-in by Office 365 users for businesses.

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February 28, 2019 / 

Jullietta Stoencheva

3 Shocking PowerPoint Tricks

By Boris Hristov, Founder of Presentation Agency 356labs

 

You use PowerPoint, correct? Maybe you even think you know it so well nothing can shock you anymore? Let’s put that to a quick test!

 

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February 21, 2019 / 

Brad Hawkes

Are you sure your business images are legal?

It's believed that a whopping 85% of images downloaded from the internet are either unlicensed or used illegally. That’s a huge number, but you may still be asking yourself — “So what? The police won’t arrest me for using an unlicensed photo.” That may be true, but for organizations, posting copyright-infringing content can lead to expensive and time-consuming lawsuits.

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January 28, 2019 / 

Brad Hawkes

4 Steps to Creating Impactful Business Presentations

With 1.2 billion Microsoft Office users around the world and an estimated 35 million PowerPoint presentations made daily, it’s clear that the value of a good business presentation is not something to underestimate.

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December 6, 2018 / 

Robert Dysell

The Business Impact of Bad Presentations and How to Stop It


This is a pre-recorded Pickit webinar hosted by Brad Hawkes & Rob Dysell


PowerPoints & presentations
 are everywhere, every day. Yet most people never get the proper training to help them make impactful presentations that inspire, inform and get their ideas across in an effective way. 

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February 1, 2018 / 

Jullietta Stoencheva

New Paid Image Requests on Pickit

Attention all photographers! One of our clients–a large corporation in the banking and finance sector–is on the lookout for approx. 75 exclusive images to increase their image library. This is a fantastic chance to have your photos featured in a global brand's communication, as well as earn $40 per image. Sound exciting?

Here's what we're after: 

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December 7, 2017 / 

Brad Hawkes

Pickit teams up with FridaRit to create a new collection

If you've used Pickit Free Images recently, you might have noticed some new collections created by Pickit Community photographers Rosstek and M. Koppang.

This week we decided to mix things up a little and invite an illustrator to collaborate on a collection. Frida "FridaRit" Panoussis is a Graphic Recorder and live illustrator who earns a living summarizing and visualizing meetings and events. It's her job to capture people's words with her pen and turn them into compelling pictures, which seemed like the perfect fit for Pickit.
 

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Award winner for People's Choice category. 2018 Office App Awards

Award winner for Best user experience category. 2018 Office App Awards

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