If you’re using Google Slides to create an important presentation, you may be considering employing a presentation design agency to help bring your content to life. Is employing an agency really worth the effort when Slides is so easy to use?
Your free, editable world map for Google Slides!
If you’re an avid PowerPoint user you may be familiar with its handy map feature, which allows users to add a fully customisable world map to their slides. It’s a useful resource and one that we wish Google Slides had too. Whilst Slides has great in-built features and resources – from graphs and charts to free add-on icon sets – it just isn’t as feature heavy as PowerPoint, and misses out on some useful tools. We really struggled without the ability to add customisable maps to Google Slides, so we made our own!
And if, like us, you are looking for a way to add editable maps to Google Slides, we’ve made our maps available for free for you to download and use as well!
Click here to get your free, editable world map for Google Slides. Instructions on how to use it are at the bottom of this article.
Why do I need an editable map?
Maps are a great tool for telling visual stories; illustrating how locations around the world connect, showing global route maps for travel logistics, or presenting geographical statistics in an engaging way. There’s loads you can do with a well designed map. Here are a few examples.
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How do I use it?
To get your free, editable world maps for Google Slides, click here to download the maps as an .odp file.
- Go to your Google Drive, and click the New button in the top left corner to upload the .odp file to your Drive.
- Once the file is uploaded, open it up, and click Open with at the top of your browser window.
- Select Open with Google Slides.
- Ta da! You now have a selection of editable maps you can copy and paste into any Google Slides presentation.
If PowerPoint is more your thing, check out our free to download, editable PowerPoint maps here. If you’re looking for more ways to improve your Google Slides presentations head on over to our ULTIMATE guide to Google Slides!Leave a comment
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