Timelines are popular PowerPoint design tools. Not only do they clearly visualize processes and tasks, but well-designed timelines also enhance the overall visual impact of a presentation. Timelines are used to present a company’s history. But they are also effective for visualizing projects or product life cycles. Plan Projects Project management involves developing and carrying […]

Tom Becker-Schweitzer, Managing Director of PresentationLoad GmbH, provides you with valuable tips and methodologies for creating your company presentation. Read on to find out how to design an effective company presentation and how comprehensive it should be. (reading time: 8 min) Your company presentation is a vital management and sales tool, presenting your company to […]

In an earlier blog post, we showed you some alternative options for lists in PowerPoint. With SmartArt, you can go a step further and turn lists into graphics. We’ll show you how. PowerPoint’s SmartArt feature is a great tool for creating infographics and graphs with little effort. It provides designer-quality graphics to present and communicate […]

Too many bullet points can be the death of a presentation. Here are a few ideas on how to organize your content and avoid the dreaded bullet point. Bullet points have long been used as an organizing tool in presentations. As handy as they are, they are often overused and come across as outdated. Too […]

There are so many PowerPoint templates out there. From a huge selection of different color schemes, designs, and styles – the options are endless. But there is more to the perfect template than just aesthetics. Before choosing a template and adapting it to your presentation, you need to create a carefully thought-out concept. Here are […]

Color has an effect on how we perceive information. Choosing the right color scheme directly impacts the visual communication of your content and the success of your presentation. Let’s take a look at what goes into choosing the right color scheme. When you’re conceptualizing your presentation, you should always keep your presentation situation in mind. […]

Images form the heart of many presentations. But editing images for a PowerPoint presentation can be an extremely slow process. Luckily, SmartArt offers user-friendly tools that can save you time and effort. SmartArt brings together a lot of convenient options to quickly edit images with just a few clicks. Not only is it easy to […]

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This year’s Microsoft Ignite conference introduced the next generation of Microsoft’s Office suite, the brand-new Office 2019. Some new and exciting features for PowerPoint were also announced. Office 2019 will offer upgraded PowerPoint animations, such as Zoom and Morph transition, perfect for enhancing your presentations. These functions are currently only available to Office 365 subscribers. […]

Animated elements are fundamental to PowerPoint and can visually enrich a business presentation. Unfortunately, presenters often get carried away. Read on for our tips on how to incorporate animations into your PowerPoint business presentation without going overboard. As the saying goes, “less is more.” This can also apply to animations in a presentation. Experts recommend […]

A well-designed PowerPoint presentation creates the foundation for a successful team meeting or pitch. But there are so many other non-digital presentation tools that can engage your audience and help underscore your message. Here are a few ideas. People absorb information in different ways. Some are listeners, while others rely more on visuals. Enhancing your […]

  Expectations for a business presentation are high: Content must be presented in a concise and convincing way. With so many different layout and content guidelines available, creating an effective business presentation can sometimes feel like a daunting task. Here are a few ideas to get you on the right track. There are certain slides […]

Business presentations are often weighed down with data. We’ll show you a few tips on how to clearly display figures in your PowerPoint presentations and avoid data overload. Data can’t be avoided in most presentations. We need to present user numbers, visualize key figures, and reference important statistics. But before you know it, your presentation […]

When preparing a presentation, time is of the essence. More often than not, we leave the finishing touches to the last minute and forget to leave time to prepare ourselves. Our PowerPoint slides may look fantastic, but we’re left scrambling to find the equipment we need and prepare our handouts and find ourselves rushing through […]

A presentation should always tell a story. Communicating your message in a creative way will help you connect with your audience, and your message will stay with them long after the presentation is over. Here are two tips on how to create the right dramaturgy for your presentation. Visual Storytelling Compelling presentations have more images […]

Tile design has been setting trends since the launch of Windows 8. As design elements, tiles have become indispensable both for desktop and mobile devices. Well show you how to create your own tile designs in PowerPoint. Tile and flat design are the go-to trends in software, website and app design. In an earlier article, […]

The so-called Scrum means an agile software development process and makes any product development efficient, but also challenging. The different stages and complexities you may face when applying the Scrum method is here explained. Scrum Background  Scrum was developed during the 1990’s by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland on the basis of Ikujiro Nonaka’s and […]

Too many bullet points can be the death of a presentation. Here are a few ideas on how to organize your content and avoid the dreaded bullet point. Bullet points have long been used as an organizing tool in presentations. As handy as they are, they are often overused and come across as outdated. Too […]