Sep 2017

A good PowerPoint presentation is the culmination of many hours of hard work and careful planning. You’ve spent a lot of time researching, fact-checking, structuring and practising that all-important presentation. Now, what if I were to tell you that, despite all your hard work, there’s a good chance that at least 10% of your audience will have a hard time accessing any of your content?

Sep 2017

I’ve recently been using Google Slides for a client’s conference event. It’s been really helpful for all parties involved, being able to collaborate, update and edit all in real time. But when it came down to the event itself, the client needed an offline version of the slides running in Apple Keynote...

Sep 2017

eLearning is great - it allows businesses to educate entire workforces at a pace, time, and location that suits them, while saving on costs associated with classroom-led training. Super! But what actually makes eLearning good or successful?

Sep 2017

We’ve encountered a tricky little bug that causes non-Windows-standard typefaces to act strangely. Luckily we also have a solution for how to fix it.

Sep 2017

Does your PowerPoint run really slowly? Mine did. Particularly the animation pane, and slides with lots of graphics (especially vector graphics). Office 2013 was fine, then Office 365 (with PowerPoint 2016) was ridiculously slow. There might be a simple fix to help...

Sep 2017

Stock imagery is often the go-to solution for those who need to dress up corporate presentations that are text-heavy or missing visuals. When used well, stock images can help balance slides, make them more compelling and tell a story. But poor use of stock imagery can make slides look lazy and old-fashioned. To avoid stock image clichés, read on for 6 dos and don'ts of using stock photos in your corporate presentations.

Sep 2017

You’ve applied to what feels like (and may literally be) 101 different companies and you’ve finally landed that all important interview. Great! The only problem is, they’ve asked you to give a presentation about why they should hire you… What makes a killer presentation? What will separate you from all…

Sep 2017

What can you do with an Interactive PDF? (and perhaps equally importantly, what can't you do). Working in an eLearning agency means we are always investigating different way to engage learners, share knowledge, and assess delegates. We're all so used to simply reading documents as PDFs that it's easy to forget that this versatile format has many more features and capabilities. Read on to learn more about what can be done with PDF from an eLearning agency that creates them...

Sep 2017

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!

Sep 2017

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?