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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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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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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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August 12, 2016 / 

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Microsoft PowerPoint MVP Geetesh Bajaj has advice for you

In this post, Microsoft PowerPoint MVP Geetesh Bajaj of Indezine Blog talks about the most common mistakes presenters make that endanger the efficiency of their message.

 

How do you get the message across to your audience when you present to them? Okay, I will admit that is not a topic I want to talk about. Why? Keep reading and you'll know why in the next few lines.

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August 10, 2016 / 

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Finding royalty free images for your business: interview with Swedish start-up Nordic Adventours

Millions of individual, freedom-seeking travelers are drawn to the wild north each year. As founder and ‘Chief Adventourist’ of the Jönköping-Stockholm bound startup Nordic Adventours, Moritz Witter and his team develop an online platform to gather and promote the adventure and wildlife activities waiting to be discovered in the nordic countries. From the start the vision was set towards allowing adventurous travelers to individually plan their trips in Sweden and the rest of the Nordics with the highest degree of simplicity and yet without losing the Nordic feel of freedom and independence.

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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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