In the era of content marketing, everybody is speaking about an importance of a content. Well, every presentation is based on some kind of content – whether you are talking about industry-specific topics or discussing business and marketing related questions.
The question is how to illustrate a content idea in a proper way in your document? Doesn’t matter if it’s a PowerPoint presentation, blog article or any kind of report.
Adding a visual symbol presenting a content, representing an idea of what you are talking about helps you make your slides more engaging and remembered.
How to Represent Content in a Presentation?
Today content usually appears as a complex concept. That is the reason why traditional ways to exchange it among people are probably not sufficient anymore. Using mainly text and numbers instead of more interesting visualizations does not fit the requirements of our fast moving lifestyle . That is why being able to illustrate the concept of content is pretty important.
Visual Metaphors for Content – Modern and Neutral
For style-neutral graphics fitting to any presentation style, you can use a flat presentation icons like the ones below.
- communication symbols, such as message, letter and smartphone with a message
- search or discovery icon
- laptop symbol
- document pictogram
- input and washing machine icons
- commerce icons, e.g. a suitcase or a box
- media data symbol
For Creative Style – Unique Hand Drawn Risk Symbols
If you want your presentation to be more outstanding, get informal. Go for a creative hand drawn symbols. Such style is more personal and unique.
The diagrams are all sketch-inspired and hand made by infoDiagram designers. Here are icons you can use speaking about content:
- writing pen and book symbols
- present icon
- magnifying glass symbol
- scribble speech balloon pictogram
- clip icon
- media symbol
- sketchnoted speech balloon icon
- general content pictogram
We hope you found some inspiration for your presentation here.
Do you have another idea you want to illustrate in your document? Let us know in the comments below. We’d love to hear back from you.
Check more our articles on designing creative presentations. See all articles Showing a Business Concept in a Presentation or explore specific topics:
- 3 diagram mistakes to avoid in slides design
- How To Be Creative When Preparing Presentation
- Explaining Big Data? Use editable Data Science Presentation Icons for illustrating data concepts
Need to show another concept in a presentation? See how to illustrate other business concepts – Digital, Strategy, Investment, Deadline and more.
Check the full list of abstract business topics
at our Concept Visualization Master List blog post.
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How to get a specific concept icon for your PowerPoint presentation?
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