Impactful presentations made easy

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

Jullietta Stoencheva

Jullietta Stoencheva

Jullietta is Content Manager at Pickit, ensuring we’re always stocked up on quality imagery from the best providers. She’s an avid photographer, marketer, and social media nerd–a handy combination when helping people navigate the world of digital marketing and finding the right image(s). Jullietta is also quite the pro when it comes to crafting the perfect presentation, and she has a thing for cat memes (but still prefers real live felines).

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September 18, 2019 / 

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Introducing the Insights Dashboard

We’re excited to launch the beta version of one of our most requested features: The Insights Dashboard.

Pickit Business administrators have access to analytics and actionable insights* in the Administration Panel, making it easy to optimize their image bank and increase colleagues’ productivity.

*Note: The Insights page currently includes data from the Office add-in and Administration Panel on the web. Data from the Public page on the web and other channels will be added in future updates.

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February 28, 2019 / 

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3 shocking PowerPoint tricks you need to know

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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January 5, 2017 / 

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How to make flat lay photography work for you

Social media is a constantly evolving beast. Just as hashtags, memes, and viral videos fall in and out of fashion, so too does photography. From an old-school sepia filter to a modern monochrome edit, there are countless ways of shooting and editing your snaps to keep them on trend.

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December 30, 2016 / 

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10 free clipart images for your next PowerPoint

Most of us probably have pretty mixed feelings about Clipart. Immensely practical and incredibly cheesy all at once. Whether you were a fan, a hater, or both, the thing had simply passed it's use-by date. 

That said, our consumption of images just keep increasing, and these days, using visuals in order to get your message across is more or less a must.  

So, we've taken the same idea and updated it. With Pickit, you can get unlimited royalty free images right inside PowerPoint and Word. But before you start having traumatic flashbacks of black and white stick people all over the school bulletin, think again. These are up-to-date icons, illustrations and clipart images for 2017, worthy of any Word doc, presentation or spreadsheet. 

See for yourself...

 

 

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December 15, 2016 / 

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10 best images for inspirational presentations

We all know what it feels like to sit through a presentation that’s too long, too complicated, and too boring. But nothing gets the eyes a-glazing quite like a tired visual cliché. You know the ones–a bullseye to represent a goal; a key to symbolize security; a handshake to represent an agreement. Yep, mind-numbing stuff.

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November 16, 2016 / 

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A quick guide to creating PowerPoint templates

Does it feel like you spend far too much time creating PowerPoint slides? Well, you’re not alone. Nailing the perfect presentation–one that's clear, clever, and creative–takes time and effort. A lot of it.

 

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November 7, 2016 / 

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The PowerPoint templates makeover - Part 1

 

PowerPoint can be so effective because of its ability to combine words and images to communicate ideas. But its effectiveness as a tool will be blunted if you fail to pay attention to the delicately balancing these two components. A presentation can get thrown off balance in one of two ways:
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September 5, 2016 / 

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The power of pictures: The Pickit integration for Microsoft Office

What happens when you combine a Scandinavian eye for beautiful aesthetics with one of the biggest technology companies in the known universe? Why, it’s Pickit’s ground-breaking integration with Microsoft, of course!

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June 21, 2016 / 

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How to make a wet tennis ball look like a galaxy... with your smartphone

Spinning tennis ball or spiralling galaxy? This shot by Ritesh Meena, a photographer from the Pickit community, captured the attention of many when he first posted it on Pickit earlier this month. He got plenty of follow-up questions from fellow community members, asking how he got the shot and to everyone's surprise, he answered: "I took it with my phone".

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December 20, 2015 / 

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What not to PowerPoint – images you probably shouldn't use in your next presentation

Since its launch in 1990, Microsoft’s PowerPoint has become an integral tool for business. With 95% market share and over 1.2 billion users worldwide, it is estimated that millions and millions of PowerPoint templates are made each day. The fine art of preparing slides has become as second nature as sending an email or attending a meeting, yet consistently PowerPoint producers and presenters are sabotaging their own pitches by including clichéd and tired images that contribute to failure.

 

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Awards


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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