Recently at our Slide Design training, a participant asked us if there is a fast and easy way to make puzzles in PowerPoint. Well basically, it’s pretty simple. During training, it took me 2-3 minutes to show how to prepare the puzzle yourself. Here is a step-by-step instruction how to create such puzzle diagram.
Here’s the next timesaving trick for making presentation, that works well for me is the creation of so-called slide-deck or slides library.
In today’s busy world a speed of making slides is a critical issue. If you have to make a presentation in a rush and you have no time for creating a fancy design, here are some ways you can speed up your work in PowerPoint.
Summer in the office can be pretty lazy time. There are less urgent projects running, it’s low season for sales, fairs or conferences. Half of staff are on holidays anyway. However, for marketing department, this is an ideal time to prepare for busy last quarter. My advice is to take advantage of this period without interruptions, whether you are a marketer in a corporation, a smaller company or you are self-entrepreneur. Now is the excellent time to tidy up marketing resources, renew marketing and sales materials. Presentation Materials Checklist Here are a few ideas how a good marketer can prepare the company for busy autumn and winter: Gather all presentations […]
If you are presenting about a complex topic or writing an article of how something works – then diagrams is a visualization tool worth to use. Diagram are a great tool for explaining processes, dependencies or structures of any kind. What do I mean by diagram? A simplified definition would be: diagram – any geometric symbolic representation of information. Or more boldly – set of items (e.g. rectangles) and relations (e.g. arrows) illustrating a concept, like these: In the world of typical text-heavy presentations, any slide with a diagram is a king :). It will attract more attention than others. However, there are some typical errors we tend to do, especially when preparing presentation under time pressure. Here are three hints […]