Category: Slide Design

Must-Bookmark Resources for Halloween-Themed Presentations

Even though it’s an old, old holiday, in recent years Halloween has become more and more popular, particularly in the US. A lot of this is a matter of increased interest from marketers, eager for attention and a chance to increase brand recognition. Between these active marketers, and so many people into dressing up, decorating, […]

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How to Present Statistics that Make Sense 

Including well-researched statistics in a presentation adds to its credibility. When you add numbers from a reliable source, your statements or arguments come across as being more valid, objective and reasonable. While numbers can create a favorable impression, be careful to use them correctly, or they may bore or confuse your audience. The human brain […]

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5 Tools for Choosing a Presentation Color Theme

Picking a color palette for your presentation is an important step in slide design. Colors can help evoke emotions in your audience, and heighten your message’s impact, too. It’s important to use a consistent color scheme throughout the presentation. The trick is deciding on what that scheme should be! Presenters who don’t have a background […]

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The Face of Minimalism in Presentation Design

You’ve probably heard about the concept of minimalism, and perhaps you love it. You surely wouldn’t be alone if you did! When you need to dig through the Internet for specific information, which search engine do you use? Chances are very high that you use Google. Google’s homepage is a model of minimalist simplicity: a […]

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15 Most Popular Slide Decks of 2015

2015 has been a wonderful journey for us at Slideshop. This year we’ve gathered more royalty-free stock photos, designed more Google-Slides-style slide templates, and created more themed slides than ever – all to help you succeed at public speaking and presentations. As the year is about to end, let’s take a quick look at the […]

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New PowerPoint 2016 Features Can Add More Life to Your Slides

Microsoft has officially launched two new PowerPoint 2016 design features that will raise your presentations to a new level of sophistication – in just a few seconds. These intelligent tools, called Designer and Morph, can go a long way toward making your slides more dynamic and engaging. How Morph and Designer Work

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Alignment: The Power of a Line

You’ve thoroughly thought out your presentation’s key points, sourced some point-making illustrations and helpful icons and settled on colors and fonts, what’s next? Making sure your presentations many elements are well aligned. Best-selling author Garr Reynolds points out that all elements in your presentation are visually connected by an invisible line. When this principle of […]

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Five Google Slides Features that Trigger the Switch from PowerPoint

More Scrum Process Google Slides Over the past few months we couldn’t help but notice the increase in sales of our Google Slides templates. Even though the Google Slides app has fewer features than PowerPoint, more and more presenters are switching over to Google Slides as their go-to presentation app – possibly because of the […]

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Nine Photos That Explain How to Use Stock Photography in Presentations

Presenters have different preferences in designing visual aids. Some favor animated clips, some prefer customized icons, and some opt for stock photography. If you belong to the third group, you are fortunate to have plenty of resources. With the number of websites offering free or paid high-quality stock photos, you can easily find images that […]

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5 Good Alternatives to PowerPoint

Many consider Microsoft PowerPoint to be the standard presentation software, but recently several companies have launched their own presentation tools and apps – which are gaining more and more popularity among presenters at all levels. Whether you’re looking for design features Microsoft hasn’t thought about yet, or simply interested in what’s different about the newcomers […]

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