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

January 22, 2020 / 

Brad Hawkes

How to stop bad presentations damaging your business

It’s said that around 35 million PowerPoints are created every single day. My guess is that at least a couple of those are at your organization. The question isn’t whether the presentation as a communication tool is still going strong or whether people are still using PowerPoint. The questions is: Are the decks any good?

 

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January 7, 2020 / 

Ioana Marin

8 tips for turbocharging creative teams

Creativity takes time—something growing teams don’t have a lot of. But just because you’re rushed off your feet, doesn’t mean you can’t keep up that creative streak. By taking a few small steps, your team can turbocharge its way to creativity, without wasting a precious second.

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December 13, 2019 / 

Brad Hawkes

How to boost your brand with empowered employees

Gone are the days of the 9-5 slog. Now your employees are more than mere clock-punchers—they’re vital team members with the autonomy to make their own decisions in business. Or at least they should be.

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December 11, 2019 / 

Ioana Marin

Choosing the right images for your next PowerPoint deck

Choosing the right image can be difficult, and it’s impossible to put all the dos and don’ts in just a few words. There are too many variables.

However, there are a few simple guidelines that can be really helpful when looking for presentation images.

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December 9, 2019 / 

Brad Hawkes

How better brand control will benefit your company

Brand control. It’s a scary term for a simple concept. Your brand is the face of your company. Mess with it and people might struggle to recognize you. Keep it consistent, and you’ll soon build a positive reputation.

And getting a grip on your company's identity isn’t just beneficial for your customers. Done properly, brand control can save you a lot of time—not to mention stress.

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December 5, 2019 / 

Ioana Marin

How to create slides up to 5 times faster

Ever struggled to create powerful slides for your presentations? Don’t worry, we've all been there! That’s why we've put together a few tips to help you worry less and deliver more.

PowerPoint is the most popular presentation software worldwide, used everywhere from corporate board rooms to university classrooms, so what better than to maximize its potential? After all, there are plenty of time-saving features that can help you make slides up to five times faster, helping you out with your tight schedule. 

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December 2, 2019 / 

Ioana Marin

5 ways to turn your team into a creative powerhouse

We live in an age of ongoing innovation and change, and leaders know their companies need to evolve or risk being left behind. All the same, when it's time to collect some innovative ideas from the team, we often hear the same old suggestions and solutions, leaving us with the million dollar question: How do you get the most creativity from your team?

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October 29, 2019 / 

Brad Hawkes

Why you're not the star of your presentation

We need to tell you a tale about stories. Why? Well, people have been sharing their stories since the dawn of time. According to research, it's still by far the best method for making a message stick. It probably won’t surprise you to know that our brains are wired to absorb narratives better than bullet lists or long informative texts.

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October 15, 2019 / 

Ioana Marin

How your company can be both corporate and creative

Few things kill creativity faster than institutionalization and a regimented corporate structure. That said, running a creative company isn’t all about ping-pong tables, Friday beers, and startup-style brainstorming sessions–there comes a time when we have to get organized, and to sit down and do some serious work.

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September 11, 2019 / 

Brad Hawkes

5 things to try in your next PowerPoint presentation

If you're creating presentations all the time, it's easy to get stuck and keep doing the same thing. You know, duplicate an old deck and tweak it instead of starting from scratch. In this post, we give you five new things to try next time you're creating a PowerPoint. 

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