Amazing PowerPoint presentations

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PowerPoint is amazing. No really, it is! PowerPoint is such an amazing tool, and there’s so much it can do – with the added advantage that just about anyone can edit it. Here’s just a few things we can do for you in PowerPoint: Interactive slides: Use triggers and hyperlinks to have a navigation-led deck. Ideal  … Read more

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Avoid bullet lists with these layout ideas

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Avoid bullet points: before and after slides to help you… We know that PowerPoint gets a bad rap as a design tool – it does have limitations, but only a bad worker blames their tools. In the right hands, PowerPoint is a great tool. So even when you have to keep all of your text, there are still options.  … Read more

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Presentation design services

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Hire our Presentation Design Services   Presented offer presentation design services: our talented PowerPoint specialists know more than just incredible design – they also their knowledge about scientific communication to your slides. Additionally, their skills in animation will make you wonder about whether we’ve actually used PowerPoint (we have) as dynamic animation brings your slides to life. Before  … Read more

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How best to use tablets or iPads for presentations

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Sometimes you can’t (or don’t want to) carry your laptop around with you. Although it’s not particularly easy to create presentations using your tablet, using them to present your deck is simple! With a few tips, you can ditch your laptop and focus on using tablet presentations instead. Our preferred software for tablet presentations is  … Read more

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Understanding presentation design, messaging and delivery (Brain Rule #12)

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The final blog from our 12 brain rules series. We’ve taken each brain rule and applied it to presentation design, messaging and delivery. Admittedly, a couple we had to “bend” a little to apply to presentations, but we believe that’s called “creativity”. Rule #12: We are powerful and natural explorers. Our brains are constantly on  … Read more

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Applying presentation science – or brain rule #11

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Applying presentation science to your slides can make a difference to the outcome of your presentation. In this brain rule by John Medina, we consider the importance of knowing your audience before you present. brain rule #11: male and female brains are different. One way of applying presentation science is to get the font size  … Read more

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Find advanced PowerPoint designers at Presented!

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How do you find advanced PowerPoint designers? The PowerPoint designers at Presented see a lot of presentations. A lot of really bad presentations, but this isn’t your fault as such. PowerPoint as a design tool is not as limited as it might first appear, but to become an expert PowerPoint designer you need time, a good  … Read more

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Who uses presentation design agencies?

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Presentation design agencies didn’t exist a couple of decades ago. And when we started Presented, back in 2009, there were very few other companies offering PowerPoint design services. Although the number of presentation design companies out there has increased considerably since then, we’re not alarmed by the competition. In fact, it’s all rather good news.  … Read more

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Brain rule #10: Visual presentations are better

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brain rule #10: vision trumps all other senses. Visual presentations are better because, according to brain scientist John Medina, vision trumps all other senses. It’s brain rule #10 in his series, and it’s easy to apply this rule to presentations. Here’s a quote from their website: “We are incredible at remembering pictures. Hear a piece  … Read more

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There’s no I in team

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At some point in your career you are likely to have to deliver a presentation as part of a team. Whilst to some this may sound more appealing than presenting by yourself and being the sole focus of everyone’s attention, it can also have many disadvantages such as conflict of interests or inconsistencies in the  … Read more

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