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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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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 21, 2016 / 

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How to look like a PowerPoint pro with 4 easy steps

There’s an art to creating those simple yet effective PowerPoints that wow a boardroom. You know the type. Sleek layouts, original images, and not a whiff of WordArt. Perfect.

But guess what? It’s not as tricky as you might think. Here’s how you can become a PowerPoint pro in 4 easy steps.

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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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December 6, 2016 / 

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Create better PowerPoint templates in 5 minutes

We’ve all experienced the pain of a poor PowerPoint. Whether it’s headache-inducing text in a tiny illegible font or a bewildering barrage of graphs, images, and statistics–when a presentation is bad, it’s really bad.


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December 5, 2016 / 

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4 of the best images for presentations on health

You don’t have to be a medical professional to give a presentation on health. It’s a topic that can cover a broad range of themes, from healthy cooking and nutrition or sports and fitness to mental well-being in the workplace or classroom.

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November 21, 2016 / 

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The PowerPoint Templates Makeover - Part 2

In the first part of our PowerPoint Templates Makeover, we ran through some of the most common things that help make a business presentation totally forgettable. We always listed unappealing ingredients that are guaranteed to leave audiences utterly unimpressed. In this next installment, we're going to present some simple strategies for adding some professional PowerPoint polish to your next project.

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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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October 14, 2016 / 

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Traditional stock photos vs Pickit photos

Take a moment to consider how much working cultures have changed over the last 100 years. We used to write letters; now even email is getting old thanks to apps like Skype and Slack. Working remotely used to be an impossibility; now it's commonplace to spend your day in a coffice or shared workspace. Bowler hats are out, sneakers and tees are in.

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