3 New Design Trends to Use in Your Presentations

Presentation Guru

Let’s be honest, not everyone is a designer or has a professional designer on staff. At Venngage we have a ton of designers on staff but I still create a lot of my visuals!… A lot of business owners and marketers are creating their own graphics from scratch.

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Two PowerPoint accessibility features plus one “off label” use

PowerPoint Tips

PowerPoint has features that work with screen readers and you can help to ensure that this experience is useful for people with visual disabilities. Here, I’ll discuss a couple of PowerPoint accessibility features and give you a link to more information.

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10 tips for modern design in 2017

PowerPoint Tips

He wanted the design to look modern. His designer told him that he should use thin fonts, meaning that the font stroke is thin. Even if you aren’t a designer, you can create better looking slides with a little attention. Use a flat design. Flat design is in.

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Who Needs a Presentation Designer? You and Here’s Why

Presentation Guru

We recently featured an article with great ideas for designing your own presentations – all made so easy nowadays with the vast range of software available. … Visuals Design Principles featured Presentation Design Presentation Industry Visual Aids Visual Language

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What Are the Simple Rules that Help Us Design Better Visual Aids?

Presentation Guru

… Visuals featured PowerPoint Presentation Design Slide Design Slide Makeover Visual AidsYou don’t need to be a PowerPoint expert to create effective visual aids. The rules I outline here are based on scientific research and human experience.

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Easily create a menu slide with the Zoom feature

PowerPoint Tips

What is the Zoom feature? The Zoom feature is new for Office 365 and you’ll have it only if you have Office 365, which you pay for by subscription. It also isn’t related to the feature that allows you to zoom into part of a slide in Slide Show view. (I

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Simple Visual Aids That Work – 6 Rules for Non Designers

Presentation Guru

… Case Studies Design Principles Visuals Audience Connection featured Podcast PowerPoint Powerpoint Alternative Presentation Design Software WebinarA BIG BIG THANK YOU!

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9 tips to design presentations for webinars

PowerPoint Tips

I recently gave a presentation on this topic at the Presenters Network meeting in Manhattan and thought I’d share with you my points for designing presentations for webinars. By the word “design,” I mean both the visual design of the slides and the design of the content.

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Tips on Designing and Delivering Engaging Presentations

Presentation Guru

… Message Performance Visuals Audience Connection Confidence featured Interaction Visual Aids

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16 Graphic Design Trends of 2019 To Use In Presentation Design

SlideModel

In that case, you should know the latest graphic design trends. Surely, following the hype may seem tiresome, but sticking with a standard PowerPoint presentation template will hardly impress the modern audiences, already spoiled by the good design looks everywhere around them.

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Presentation Designers – Do You Really Need a Specialist?

Presentation Guru

… Visuals Create Powerful Messaging featured PowerPoint Presentation Design Visual AidsThere is no denying that the visual element of a presentation goes a long way to connecting with your audience.

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So You Want to be a Presentation Designer?

Presentation Guru

… Inspiration Role Models Entrepreneurs featured inspiration Leadership Presentation DesignWhat’s Your Goal?

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Hide background graphics for design flexibility

PowerPoint Tips

Do you use this feature of PowerPoint? The post Hide background graphics for design flexibility appeared first on PowerPoint Tips Blog. I have a client whose organization requires a watermark logo on every slide. It’s awful and he knows it. So he cheats. (I’m

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How to Design a Presentation that will Convince Investors

Presentation Guru

The internet is full of generic advice about presentation design, so I won’t repeat it all here.… … Build Real Impact Message Visuals Corporate Speaking featured Persuasion PitchingInvestors are a special type of audience.

2017 81

There Are Only 6 Types of Slides You Should Be Using – and This Isn’t One of Them!

Presentation Guru

… Visuals Explaining Complex Subjects featured PowerPoint Presentation Design Slide Design Using Images Visual AidsSimple visuals that emphasise the spoken message help the speaker and the audience in every way.

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If you are a presenter you MUST watch this company: Prezi (new features just released) — Scobleizer

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

It’s Prezi and here I interview CEO Peter Arvai about the new collaboration features they turned on last night and also see some of the ways you can use Prezi to make better presentations. I remember watching the guy who designed Bill Gates’ slides.

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4 Tips and 1 Tool That Will Help You Perfect Your Slide Design

Duarte Blog

A good presentation depends, at least partly, on good slide design. However, in this article, we focus on using layout and design to grab your audience’s attention and guide it through the information so your message is broadcast clearly. Design Slides that Communicate a Single Idea.

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Interview with Shai Schwartz of VisualBee, automatic PowerPoint design software

PowerPoint Tips

Answer: VisualBee is a Free PowerPoint 2007/10 plug-in that automatically designs presentations. Once your presentation messages are ready in simple slides, just let VisualBee to do the rest of the work for you, selecting your favorite design from its gallery.

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Modern Presentation Design?

Executive Speech Coach

I was challenged to write about modern presentation design. The challenge was intended to focus on slide design. I normally associate modern with fashion – particularly for clothing, home design and automobiles. How might modern design apply to presentation? Could modern design be a valuable tool for presenters? The relevant question is, “Might modern design enhance the effectiveness of the presentation?” business presentations PowerPoint Slide design

4 Tips and 1 Tool That Will Help You Perfect Your Slide Design

Duarte Blog

A good presentation depends, at least partly, on good slide design. However, in this article, we focus on using layout and design to grab your audience’s attention. Essential Tips for Designing Presentation Slides that Pass the Glance Test. Design Tips presentation design

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Slide Design: Try this ‘Simple’ Game…

More than PowerPoint...

I love working with talented professional designers. However, most of the time, I don’t have the luxury or budget to hire a design team to produce my slides. For many business presentations, slide design becomes a do-it-yourself effort. design PowerPoint Presentation

How to Design Better Sales Funnels

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The ultimate goal is to design a streamline process for moving the prospect towards buying the product. Design a Landing Page. Apart from pitching that main offer, strategize additional incentives that will strengthen your funnel design and prompt action.

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4 tips and 1 Tool That Will Help You Perfect Your Slide Design

Duarte Blog

A good presentation depends, at least partly, on good slide design. However, in this article, we focus on using layout and design to grab your audience’s attention and guide it through the information so your message is broadcast clearly. Design Slides that Communicate a Single Idea.

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What is Visual Tone in your Presentation?

Presentation Guru

This is an article for all of us who have no background or formal training in design, yet still find ourselves having to design a presentation whose message stands out from the crowd. … Design Principles Visuals featured Presentation Design Slide Design Slide Makeover Visual Aid

The Best Way to Use Visual Elements in Your Slides

Presentation Guru

As I work with many professional graphic designers, I’ve witnessed firsthand how important it is to synergize great messaging with strong visuals. … Design Principles Uncategorised featured PowerPoint Powerpoint Templates Presentation Design Slide Design Visual Aids

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Why Webinars are Great and How to Design Them Effectively

Presentation Guru

Ellen Finkelstein answers that question and shows how careful thought to their design is crucial to their success. … Technology Understand your Audience Audience Connection featured presentation technology Webinar

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Design for quick changes–because changes always happen

PowerPoint Tips

At Presentation Summit 2012, Nolan Haims , Director of Presentation at Edelman (a large PR firm) gave a session called “In the Trenches” about how to design presentations for quick changes and high-end results. Design natively in PowerPoint.

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Free Online Resources to Make Your Presentations More Visual

Presentation Guru

… Resources Visuals Design Principles featured Presentation Design Using Images Visual Aids Visual LanguageNo matter what the ultimate goal of your presentation is, you can’t achieve that goal if your presentation doesn’t effectively transfer information.

Talk benefits, not features

Speak Schmeak

Besides the fact that your presentation should always be informative, full of practical tools, and not a commercial, your audience really doesn't care about those things mentioned above, the features of your business.

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Powerful Presentation Formats You Didn’t Know About (But Should!)

Presentation Guru

… Inspiration Performance Create Powerful Messaging Design Principles featured inspiration PechaKucha Pitching PowerPoint Presentation Design Presentation format Using Images Visual Aids

2019 81

5 Presentation Tasks You Really Should Outsource to the Experts

Presentation Guru

… Powerpoint Visuals featured Outsourcing PowerPoint Presentation Design Presentation Industry Slide Design Visual AidsDone right, a presentation can make or break a deal, your career or even your entire business.

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Why It Pays to Invest in a Professional Presentation

Presentation Guru

Why would you need to pay a professional presentation designer to create your next presentation? … Visuals Design Principles featured Presentation Design Slide Design Visual Aids

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Book Review – Visual Thinking by Emma Bannister

Presentation Guru

If you want to make better presentations, and I think most of us do, Visual Thinking is a presentation design book aimed at real people with a message to share. A resource for people who have presentations to create as part of their work or studies, and who aren’t professional designers.

Sacred Cow #4: Using {feature} Or {plugin} Will Make Me Look Savvy.

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

I truly believe that these features and tools, if used with restraint and the effectiveness of the message as the prime consideration, can be very powerful tools in our tool box. Tags: Presenting Slide Design Keynote PowerPoint sacred cow

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5 Ways to Make Your Scientific Research Presentation Flow

Presentation Guru

… Build Real Impact Create Powerful Messaging Explaining Complex Subjects featured Making it Memorable Presentation Design Presentation Writing Scientific presentations

2019 94

How to Deliver Robust yet Inspiring Presentations

Presentation Guru

… Build Your Skills credibility featured Persuasion Presentation Design Presentation WritingPresentations. We have all been there and with varying degrees of success too.

2019 81

How to Produce Booklet Handouts That Complement Your Presentation

Presentation Guru

… Resources featured Handouts presentation Presentation Delivery Presentation DesignHandouts are a hotly debated topic in the presentation world.

Every Feature in PowerPoint!

More than PowerPoint...

If I were to list every feature in PowerPoint, how many might there be? Counting the features in PowerPoint is like a "guess how many jelly beans are in the jar" contest. There is a dizzying display of different and colorful features.

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5 Ways to Make your Presentation More Visual and Effective

Presentation Guru

Design Principles Powerpoint Visuals Bullet Points featured PowerPoint Presentation Design Slide Design Visual Aids

How to… Use Visual Aids

Presentation Guru

Rather than just ‘lend me your ears’, you are asking the audience to lend them your eyes as well. … Visuals featured Presentation Design using props Visual AidsIn this episode of my “How to…” series I’m going to talk about using visual aids in your presentation.

Design a first slide that stands out and matches your brand

PowerPoint Tips

I took the original image, removed the background using PowerPoint 2010′s Remove Background feature. ( It should also look more designed, which means it should have some color. I really like slides with a solid background, usually white or black. They’re neat and clean.

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4 Tips and 1 Tool That Will Help You Perfect Your Slide Design

Duarte Blog

A good presentation depends, at least partly, on good slide design. However, in this article, we focus on using layout and design to grab your audience’s attention and guide it through the information so your message is broadcast clearly. Essential Tips for Designing Presentation Slides that Pass the Glance Test. Design Slides that Communicate a Single Idea. Design Slides Your Audience Cares About. Design Simple Slides with a Consistent Visual Style.

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Let’s Get Trigger Happy!

Presentation Guru

… Powerpoint Tips & Techniques Visuals featured PowerPoint Presentation Design Using Images Visual AidsWe all know it’s important to engage our audience when presenting.

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