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How to Design Cross-Linked Chains in PowerPoint

How to Design Cross-Linked Chains in PowerPoint

Content plays a very crucial role in making a presentation great. However, aesthetics play an equally important role too. They breathe new life into an otherwise dull and lifeless presentation making it nothing less than a masterpiece! Chain links are one such metaphorical representation that can help you create great presentations without much time and […]

How to Design a Location Pin Icon in PowerPoint

How to Design a Location Pin Icon in PowerPoint

As humans, we need quick and easy methods to process complex information since nobody has a lot of time to read through and understand complicated concepts.  And that’s precisely what an icon[...]

How to Design a Magnifying Glass Icon in PowerPoint

How to Design a Magnifying Glass Icon in PowerPoint

Using the right visuals can make a lot of difference to your presentation. In fact, they can transform an altogether boring presentation and turn it into an exciting one without putting too much of[...]

How to Create SWOT Analysis Icons in PowerPoint

How to Create SWOT Analysis Icons in PowerPoint

We all are guilty of sometimes having “blinders” on when we are carrying out our business operations or simply working in an organization. We often focus on a part of a situation and not a[...]

How To Create A Pillar Diagram To Lay A Solid Foundation

How To Create A Pillar Diagram To Lay A Solid Foundation

Pillars are always standing tall and high. Why? Because of their solid foundation.If the foundation of a pillar isn’t strong enough, it won’t be able to stand tall and high like other[...]

Learn To Create A Tornado/ Butterfly Chart In PowerPoint

Learn To Create A Tornado/ Butterfly Chart In PowerPoint

A Butterfly Chart, also known as Tornado Chart, is a type of stacked bar chart which gives a quick glance of the difference between two groups of data with the same parameters. It is an amazing[...]

Learn To Design An Envelope Icon In PowerPoint

Learn To Design An Envelope Icon In PowerPoint

An envelope icon! Yes, only using PowerPoint. But why create an envelope icon in the first place? Due to the fact that it is a very versatile icon that can be used for both personal and[...]

Learn To Create The Paint Brush Effect In PowerPoint

Learn To Create The Paint Brush Effect In PowerPoint

PowerPoint is a powerful tool. If used properly it can turn your boring presentation slides into something dynamic and out of the world. But how? You must be thinking that PowerPoint does not have[...]

Learn to Create A Professional Dartboard Diagram In PowerPoint

Learn to Create A Professional Dartboard Diagram In PowerPoint

When it comes to stating goals and objectives in a presentation, how many of you have witnessed objective slides which are so dull and absolutely bland that you cringed?  Did you come across[...]

Expose Your Images To Something Amazing Using Double Exposure: Photo Trick

Expose Your Images To Something Amazing Using Double Exposure: Photo Trick

If your ideas are more than a simple silhouette and you want to add an interesting twist to your usual slides, why don’t you go for Double Exposure Effect? Yes, the art of combining two or more[...]

How To Highlight Portion Of An Image Using Stand Out Effect In PowerPoint: Step-By-Step Tutorial

How To Highlight Portion Of An Image Using Stand Out Effect In PowerPoint: Step-By-Step Tutorial

Today’s presentations need to be a little more dynamic, a little extra to pave their way into the hearts of the viewers. They should be something a class apart which makes them “stand out” from[...]

9 Amazing Image Tricks to Help You Fix Boring PowerPoint Slides

9 Amazing Image Tricks to Help You Fix Boring PowerPoint Slides

Audience engagement with PowerPoint presentation is easier and more valuable than you ever imagined.In the meantime, it's also true that crafting a presentation is one thing and making audience stick[...]

10 Ultimate Data Visualization Techniques to Make your PowerPoint Presentation Stand Out!

10 Ultimate Data Visualization Techniques to Make your PowerPoint Presentation Stand Out!

Getting audience attention towards your PowerPoint presentation is a feat in and of itself.To achieve this feat possibly you have spent hours crafting a winning PPT to get that attention.Perhaps many[...]

Icons – One simple hack that will make your PowerPoint presentations more valuable

Icons – One simple hack that will make your PowerPoint presentations more valuable

What are your PowerPoint presentation plans for this year?If you are a hardcore optimist and have been fortunate so far, your strategy might be continuing wishing audience will not notice small[...]

9 Killer Fonts for Business PPTs

9 Killer Fonts for Business PPTs

When it comes to PowerPoint presentations, by and large a font is an unsung hero.That’s because while crafting presentation slides, the font is on the last in priority list. In fact, the sad part[...]

9 Simple Tricks To Kick PowerPoint Tables A Notch Up

9 Simple Tricks To Kick PowerPoint Tables A Notch Up

You have seen thousands of presenters talking about how to make a PowerPoint presentation engaging. But if you don’t set up your PowerPoint tables correctly, you will not be able to present[...]

5 Amazing Typography Tricks To Replace Letters With Icons For Better Engagement

5 Amazing Typography Tricks To Replace Letters With Icons For Better Engagement

Are you looking to gain a huge applause for your PowerPoint presentation?Of course you are.Every PPT presenter wishes more attention. But the question is how to quickly hold audience mind and that[...]

9 Creative Presentation Secrets To Help You Drive More Audience Attention

9 Creative Presentation Secrets To Help You Drive More Audience Attention

We all wish to deliver engaging PowerPoint presentations. But the million-dollar question here is what does an engaging successful presentation even mean?It means how many business leads we get after[...]

PowerPoint Tutorial- Create Customized and Personalized Shapes to Make Sizzling Presentations

PowerPoint Tutorial- Create Customized and Personalized Shapes to Make Sizzling Presentations

PowerPoint has a host of shapes to offer in its shapes menu. But to break the monotony, we do require some tailor-made shapes which are flexible enough to suit our requirements. While we do not want[...]

PowerPoint Tutorial- How to Create a 3-D Staircase to Ace up your Presentation

PowerPoint Tutorial- How to Create a 3-D Staircase to Ace up your Presentation

Stairs are an integral part of our everyday lives. We climb them daily to reach our destination whether work, home etc. They are some ingeniously invented simple structures which we use every single[...]

PowerPoint Tutorial- How to Remove Background of Pictures in a Minute

PowerPoint Tutorial- How to Remove Background of Pictures in a Minute

What is one of the biggest pet peeves of a designer, whether it is a newbie or a pro designer? It is none other than an unwanted and an ill-fitting background in the picture he is using.Every once in[...]

Master the Indispensable Trick of Using Split Images in PPT

Master the Indispensable Trick of Using Split Images in PPT

You are a presenter and not a designer. So, why do you need to stuff images in your PowerPoint presentations when you believe your text and oral script is enough to entice audience?The answer is not[...]

PowerPoint Tutorial: How To Create A Business Matrix

PowerPoint Tutorial: How To Create A Business Matrix

Recall the last presentation you attended. Can you remember any of the data or numbers presented during the presentation? I am sure your answer is No.Research shows that more than 50% of the[...]

PowerPoint Tutorial: How to Create an Innovative Filmstrip in 10 Easy Steps

PowerPoint Tutorial: How to Create an Innovative Filmstrip in 10 Easy Steps

A good presentation is a piece of art, with good visuals and content. Everybody wants to be engaged as well as get educated during the presentation.So how do we do this?How do we create a[...]

Learn to Create Stunning Traffic Cone Graphics in PowerPoint

Learn to Create Stunning Traffic Cone Graphics in PowerPoint

Ever wondered why is it almost impossible to keep your audience enthralled? Why they are always looking at their phones, yawning and simply not interested in your presentation?One of the major[...]

How to Visually Enhance Pictures in PowerPoint

How to Visually Enhance Pictures in PowerPoint

No matter how good an orator you are, nothing can beat the power of good visuals in a PowerPoint presentation. After all, images are held by our human mind in a much greater percentage than that of[...]

8 Key Dos and Don’ts of Using Images in Presentations for 2019 and Beyond

8 Key Dos and Don’ts of Using Images in Presentations for 2019 and Beyond

It’s 2019. You need to improve on using images in presentations if you wish to gain success professionally. Let’s face it. If you don’t, you will be left far behind.You know for a long time,[...]

Learn to Create Highly Modernized 2D and 3D Pyramid Diagram in PowerPoint

Learn to Create Highly Modernized 2D and 3D Pyramid Diagram in PowerPoint

Pyramid structures have always been admired for their longevity, durability and stability.Now you must be wondering what is the relevance of a pyramid structure in business communication? Are they[...]

How To Apply The Right Color Scheme To Create Stunning PPT Slides

How To Apply The Right Color Scheme To Create Stunning PPT Slides

Most professional designers crafting PPTs just focus on design and design only.According to them, a design should appeal to the masses and make headlines with its creativity and beauty. Obviously,[...]

13 Steps to Create an Easy Cyclic Arrow Diagram in PowerPoint

13 Steps to Create an Easy Cyclic Arrow Diagram in PowerPoint

Creating a presentation can be very intimidating. Especially when you have a deadline to meet and you want to create something that is engaging and professional at the same time. Fret not! We have a[...]

What No One Tells You About Bullet Points?

What No One Tells You About Bullet Points?

Even if you don’t realize there is a good chance that you regularly apply bullet points in PowerPoint presentations.   And for a brief time period, it perfectly worked. But these days this older[...]

PowerPoint Tutorial- Create Innovative 3D Arrows

PowerPoint Tutorial- Create Innovative 3D Arrows

Are you bored of creating the usual arrows for your presentation? Are you looking for ways to make your presentation more interesting and eye-catching?Well, we have a solution for your dull and[...]

Learn To Create Puzzle Piece In PowerPoint

Learn To Create Puzzle Piece In PowerPoint

We are back with our next PowerPoint tutorial. Learn to create puzzle piece in PowerPoint with simple steps. Make your next presentation engaging and impressive with puzzle pieces. Add puzzle piece[...]

Learn To Create A Professional Roadmap In PowerPoint In Just A Minute

Learn To Create A Professional Roadmap In PowerPoint In Just A Minute

Showcase your company’s objectives, strategies, goals and targets with a business roadmap. Highlight initiatives and deadlines using a professional roadmap. Discuss your business plan or show[...]

5 Professional Circular Diagrams To Rock Your Next Presentation

5 Professional Circular Diagrams To Rock Your Next Presentation

Circular diagrams are one of the most commonly used graphics in business presentations. They are used to present business data, results, process, strategies, planning, comparison, sales and more.[...]

How to Apply Default Themes and Custom Themes to Your Presentation [PowerPoint Tutorial Chapter 2]

How to Apply Default Themes and Custom Themes to Your Presentation [PowerPoint Tutorial Chapter 2]

What you will learn in this Tutorial: - This tutorial teaches you how to use PowerPoint themes to make your presentations look appealing. Here, we will guide you on how to select a default theme[...]

Know All About PowerPoint Ribbon to Create Effective Presentations [PowerPoint Tutorial Chapter 1]

Know All About PowerPoint Ribbon to Create Effective Presentations [PowerPoint Tutorial Chapter 1]

What you will learn in this Tutorial: In this tutorial, you will get information about Quick Access Toolbar, tabs, groups, and buttons which you can use to make your work easier. The user interface[...]

How to Create a Professional Hierarchy Chart in PowerPoint

How to Create a Professional Hierarchy Chart in PowerPoint

Visualize your colleagues like never before. Create a Hierarchy Chart which helps employees to find a right person to talk to. It simplifies the structure of the company and it also increases the[...]

How to Design Thank You Slides That Your Audiences Will Thank You For

How to Design Thank You Slides That Your Audiences Will Thank You For

Thank you – We have heard the term so often that we no longer acknowledge it. Clichéd thank you’s are as common as Keep Calm Memes doing rounds on the internet. The same trend is being[...]

7 Stunning Pie Chart Diagrams to Power Your Data

7 Stunning Pie Chart Diagrams to Power Your Data

When you hear the word pie, what comes to your mind?  You think of a mouthwatering dessert made of a nutty crust and filling of your choice. You drool over and over on your favorite pies. How about[...]

Turn boring organization charts into stunning ones using these designs

Turn boring organization charts into stunning ones using these designs

When it is time to outline a  company’s structure or describe its hierarchy or relationships, nothing can beat a well-made organizational chart. It enables team members to know their duties, and[...]

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Venn Diagrams: How and When to Use These in Your Presentation

Venn Diagrams: How and When to Use These in Your Presentation

Venn diagrams are almost everywhere. They are the new age graphs and are now a pre-included feature of MS Office 2013. The advantage that Venn diagrams have over conventional graphs is that although[...]

How to make an AWESOME PowerPoint Presentation in Just 3 Simple Steps

How to make an AWESOME PowerPoint Presentation in Just 3 Simple Steps

Tomorrow is your big day at office that might make you eligible for the next promotion. You have a presentation to deliver in front of your boss, seniors and clients. Your boss expects you to[...]

How to Choose the Right Text and Background Colors for your Presentation

How to Choose the Right Text and Background Colors for your Presentation

You would have given many PowerPoint presentations by now and would have seen others giving too. Were you ever guilty of picking wrong colors for your PPT templates? Have you ever seen the audience[...]

8 Mistakes You Must Avoid While Choosing Fonts For Your PowerPoint Presentation

8 Mistakes You Must Avoid While Choosing Fonts For Your PowerPoint Presentation

People in ancient times spent hours to carve a single alphabet on walls of monuments. But today, when all it takes is a click, it should be well utilized to convert your presentation into a lasting[...]

The Power of Visuals in PowerPoint Presentations

The Power of Visuals in PowerPoint Presentations

Remember Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs stories? Memories from childhood strike our mind when we come across these stories. And importantly, we remember these stories from[...]