Visual Communication

Using Typography in Your Sales Presentations

Using Typography in Your Sales Presentations: 10 Tips and Tricks

At BrightCarbon, we know that visual presentations improve audience engagement and help to get your message across, and we apply this theory to all our sales presentations, training presentations and eLearning. However, there are instances where only text can be used to convey your message. This article will walk you through 10 tips and tricks for improving the way you use typography in your sales presentations and other design projects. Let’s get started!

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Choosing a Presentation Design Agency

Choosing a presentation design agency is a lot harder than buying a product. With a product, unless there’s some defect, you get the same thing as 1000s of others. So you can read reviews, examine specs, and make an informed decision. With presentation design services, you don’t know what you’re going to get until the project is nearly finished. What you get isn’t the exact same thing as what any other company ends up with. So how do you choose the right agency for your presentation design work?

Visual Presentations

Use Visual Presentations To Get Your Message Across

I’m a keen reader of children’s picture books. This isn’t because big words confuse me, but because I’m interested in how illustrations support our understanding of text. I’m going to show you just how effective images, and thus visual presentations can be at maximising our understanding of text, through my personal love of picture books.

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Lessons from PechaKucha Night

PechaKucha presentation nights are a global phenomenon and have taken place in over 900 cities worldwide. On September 15th it was Manchester’s turn to host a 20×20 event, and BrightCarbon went along for the ride. The format of a PechaKucha presentation is simple. Speakers have 20 images on their slides, which advance automatically after 20 seconds (hence 20×20). Anyone can present

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Crap Presentations

We Told You What to Do… So Why Are So Many Presentations Still Crap?

Presentation Zen was published ten years ago. Al Gore won his Oscar for a film based on a presentation in 2006. Amazon sell more than 38,000 books with ‘presentation’ in the title, and more than 7,500 with ‘PowerPoint’. Which all sort or raises the question Why are so many presentations still crap? All those books, decks, all that advice – Is it even making a difference?

PowerPoint and Emojis

PowerPoint and the Rise of Emoji

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 5 years, you’ll likely have seen the use of colourful icons punctuating texts, tweets, emails, adverts. It seems these little pictures are becoming a weighty force in how we communicate. What does this mean for language? And most importantly, what does it have to do with PowerPoint presentations?!