One of the key lessons we learned when working with presentations is that people catch visual information way faster than a bold text (see LinkedIn article 63% Say Presentations are Boring). Here we’d like to present you a few proven ways how you can transfer a text information to strong visuals. Follow these five tips – to boost the energy level of your slides the same way the coffee wakes you up in the morning :).
Tables are everywhere in business – price list, KPI comparisons, project meetings, quarter review meet-ups, accounting audits… Sounds familiar? We use tables a lot, it is one of the most common ways to present the data. Making a table in PowerPoint or Excel is simple and quick. However, usually, those tables look pretty boring. It’s time to change that!
Kids love drawing at an early age. From doodling with crayons to later learning and utilizing other utensils, we’re innately drawn to art and want to create it.
Do you use lists and agendas often in your presentations?
If your presentation is overloaded with information and you want to minimize the amount of text, but keep the main message, this post is definitely for you. During working on slides design or redesign we also often face the problem how to simplify a complex presentation. So we share here three tips how we cope with it.
Business development is so often used buzz word, that’s hard to find a unique illustration of it. Sales and company growth are frequently necessary or relevant in presentations ranging from investor pitches and board presentations to sharing marketing and growth hacking tips with your team. The problem is not whether or include growth, the issue is how to include it well in a PowerPoint presentation.
Sometimes the issue isn’t with making sure your audience stays engaged, it’s keeping yourself interested, too! It’s time to get creative with presentations! If you are not excited about the material, your audience won’t be, either. One way to rejuvenate your interest and look at your content from another perspective is to get creative with presentations! When audiences see an approach that is unique or unfamiliar to them, they are more apt to appreciate the content because they see it differently, themselves.
Creating a value of some kind is the essence of every business. It can have a form of a specific product manufactured by a production company or a service that provides an added value to our life. It can be also an abstract value such as a know-how created by a consulting firm or a wisdom taught by an educational institution. However, I see that people are often are having hard times to illustrate such a value in their marketing and sales presentations. How to express a general concept of “added business value” in your presentation?
A strategy is a common topic I often see in company presentations of all kind. Typically those are business plans, board presentations or investor pitches. The strategy defines general actions over the course of several years. The challenge is how to quickly and neatly make a strategy illustration in your document? What image to choose?
Opening, body and closing are obvious structure parts of the presentation. However, are you using these structure slides effectively? Each of these parts has its objective that you should clearly highlight also on your slides. How?