PowerPoint Networking that's how it works

LinkedIn, Xing, your personal blog – all are great tools for increasing your visibility in the business community. But what about networking with PowerPoint presentations? A presentation doesn’t have to end with the last slide. Engaging with your audience is the key to creating networking opportunities once your PowerPoint presentation is finished.  Networking: What is […]

The Science Behind Quotes and How to Use Them: 8 Benefits, 5 Tips + Bonus Quotations not only serve to reinforce your claims and boost your credibility, but they also have the potential to stimulate the mind and unlock a more intimate connection with your audience. A great quote encapsulates an idea or thought, it can […]

In terms of modern graphical PowerPoint design, long shadow effects and flat design are very popular. We have combined both effects resulting in a series of templates with sound bites in typographic style. How to turn your presentation into an eyecatcher. Are you tired of all those slick and polished 3D texts in PowerPoint presentations? […]

Images play an important part in any presentation. Not only the look but also colors and size are of high relevance. Here you will learn more about choosing the right images to have the best possible effect. Just follow three simple suggestions. Less is More You may ask yourself how many images or pictures you […]

The world-wide web is an omnipresent tool of our daily as well as our professional life which implies that online job application is the most common thing to do nowadays. Companies seek employees themselves by using social networks and checking online profiles. To help you to use those features most adequately, this article will provide […]

Two thirds of ocean life is still undiscovered until this present day. By using the analogy of the wide undiscovered ocean, the Blue Ocean Strategy refers to the idea that most parts of the market are undisclosed and uncontested. A new market can be created by merging old and new ideas. Use the Blue Ocean […]

To be as convincing and impressive as possible, not only a perfect outlook of your presentation is recommended, but also an adequate use of phrases, keywords and proverbs. Widely known proverbs or quotes provoke certain connotations in your audience and help you to make powerful statements. Deliver an unforgettable performance by following some simple suggestions. […]

When you think of a road map, don’t you think of vacation time, trips with your family, searching the holiday apartment as well as adventurous trips into the unknown? Road maps give us this special sense of security of knowing our destination. This is the principle behind road maps in business presentations. They are illustrated […]

Paper is a wonderful tool for crafting awesome things. If you have kids you may already know: You can fold paper and cut out creative patterns like snowflakes or flowers. We took this paper art as example for our PowerPoint templates and created a new slide set with amazing paper cut graphics. They elegantly combine […]

Isn’t it annoying when you are invited to a symposium or a series of lectures and the presentations are visually more or less narcotic? No matter how good the topic is, without smashing design the presentation will hardly gain attention. Transmit knowledge more vividly and attractive. To simplify the creation of a professional speech, we […]

In our previous blog post, we introduced a 3-step plan as a useful tool it helps to create a presentation by focusing on content. However, the technical aspect is also relevant. While preparing your presentation you should consider these aspects: Which technical equipment is required? Are there any other facilities you need to bring along? […]

Creating a presentation for the first time can seem like a big task. Often there is only little time to become familiar with the topic but the presentation is supposed to be perfect and convince the audience. No reason to panic: With a little planning and structure you will create a great presentation in no […]

The keynote speaker and Business Mentalist Norman Alexander, teaches sales staff, advisers and managers how to use their mental capabilities in presentations and negotiations. In our interview he talks about useful tips and his “mind hacking” method. Birthe Klementowski: You are a German keynote speaker, author and Business Mentalist. What exactly do you do as […]

There are many critical voices which find the fault of a bad presentation in PowerPoint. They speak of the lack of motivation that PowerPoint speakers have or the boredom such a presentation can elicit. Furthermore, the known phrase “Death by PowerPoint” is taken very seriously be a Swiss party which tries to calculate how high […]

PowerPoint presentations are part of a Manager’s everyday work life. However, it is not always easy with the stress and lack of time, to create an interesting and productive presentation. If a few things are attended to right at the start, a good presentation can be created quite quickly. These five tips help you to […]

Imagine the following situation: you have prepared a great PowerPoint presentation, your beamer is working smoothly and your microphone and laptop have been sound-checked leaving you perfectly prepared for your presentation. But then, as soon as you start speaking, you forget what you had planned to say, you begin to stutter and your voice sounds […]

Your hands are sweaty, your heart is pounding and your stomach is feeling queasy. Many people live through these feelings before a big presentation in front of an audience. The closer the big day comes, the more anxious one gets. Even renowned speaker know what it feels like to have stage-fright or be uncertain before […]

Our new infographics is available: Create the perfect presentation (part 2) You are not a friend of many words? If you like to illustrate information into easily understandable but complex graphics, you may discover our infographics are the perfect tool for you! Part 2 of our series “creating the perfect presentation” is meant for any […]