A picture is worth a thousand words. What is used so effectively in advertising can also be applied to your presentations. Large images with minimal text make a lasting impact and transform the entire slide into your very own projection surface. How-To: Customize Transparency and Color Pictures that relate to your presentation topic are more […]

The best presentations are visually appealing and, most importantly, tidy. Content is clear and straightforward. PowerPoint offers the following options to streamline your slides: on-screen guides, grids, smart guides, Arrange tools, and the Size & Position window. Guides and Gridlines Guides are especially useful for aligning complicated charts. First, a grid of lines is generated […]

A presentation overview helps an audience keep track of what you’re discussing and stay focused. A timeline is a great way to clearly display the progress of projects or results but it’s often impossible to fit all points or project phases on just one slide. This is when a timelines that appear over several slides […]

Reports that are repeated in a presentation can quickly become tedious. Presentations full of dry facts and figures that are presented the same way throughout will leave your audience bored and uninspired. Here are a few ideas to save time and give your reports some wow factor: Design an eye-catching mock-up of slides that can […]

We’ve all been there. Halfway through listening to a text-heavy, detailed presentation, our minds start to wander. We can’t focus on the important content and we just stop listening. Highlighting important content in your presentation is essential to grabbing your audience’s attention and most importantly, holding it. It allows the audience follow and remember the […]

Triggers are a great tool to streamline content-heavy slides. With a simple mouse click, you can show or hide speech bubbles or other interesting animations containing additional information. Your content can be consolidated to the essentials, and further information can be displayed in a varied way. The slides have a better flow, making it easier […]

Just like many other companies, PresentationLoad processes personal data on a daily basis. The protection of your privacy is very important to us. Here is some information on how we have optimized our use of personal data. To coincide with the enactment of the new Europe-wide basic data protection regulation on May 25th, we have […]

First impressions are important. This also applies to agenda slides at the beginning of your PowerPoint presentation. Use the following techniques to give your presentation that “wow” factor right from the start. Agenda slides are often just plain bullet points outlining the presentation structure.  With the right design and layout, these slides have the potential […]

As the saying goes, “Money makes the world go round.” Money plays an essential role in practically all professions and businesses, and its symbolism is powerful. Currency graphics are a great way to present facts and figures in a variety of contexts. Coin graphics offer an attractive alternative to the stuffy, tried-and-true financial graphics. They […]

A treemap is a chart of nesting categories ideal for providing a hierarchical view of data, such as your company’s best-selling products by largest sales. Each color represents a different category. Treemaps offer numerous advantages compared to conventional charts: They make your presentation visuals unique, piquing the interest of your audience. They can be used […]

We all know that photos and images bring variety to a presentation and help convey a message. But it’s not enough to just select interesting image material – it has to be displayed affectively, too. In this article, we’ll show you a creative way to present your images – something we like to call the […]

The Hannover Messe (Hanover Fair) is one of the most important industrial fairs in Germany and the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology. This year’s lead theme, “Integrated Industry – Connect & Collaborate”, focuses on advanced technology and automation in today’s industry sector. For one week, renowned exhibitors from all over the world will […]

How does an audience’s reading behavior affect your presentation? Being aware of what attracts an audience’s eye allows you to optimize your presentation’s layout and ensures your slides have maximum impact. Great content is the first step to grabbing your audience’s attention. But you can’t expect an audience to listen to, and most importantly, understand […]

Tables are used everywhere in business. They are one of the most practical ways to present key data and figures. So it makes sense that they have become a design staple for PowerPoint presentations. Unfortunately, poor design and formatting have given tables a bad name. Here are some tips to create standout table graphics. Here’s […]

Presenters are often faced with the same problem: how to fit a lot of information onto one slide when space is limited. The result is often too much clutter, stifling the content. In the following article we will show you how you can make more out of your presentations with the appropriate use of white […]

PowerPoint users often overlook the Quick Access Toolbar and miss out on a great tool to optimize their work in PowerPoint. We’ll show you how to add your own commands and increase your productivity. Save, Undo, and Repeat are popular Quick Access Toolbar functions found in the upper left corner of every PowerPoint window. But […]

PowerPoint offers a variety of functions that allow you trim, add effects, or use your video as a background. In this article, we’ll show you a few different editing, playback, and effect options to make your videos pop. You can easily integrate videos into PowerPoint presentations (for more information, click here: Insert Videos into PowerPoint. […]

Content is not the only important component of a presentation. An effective layout provides the backbone of a presentation and helps communicate your message. Read on to find out how to effectively organize your presentation’s structure and text. A presentation’s content and appearance go hand in hand, one is no more important than the other. […]