Aug 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?

Aug 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.

Aug 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!

Aug 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?

Aug 2017

Looking for some quick tips on how to create a more effective presentation? Know you want to make your PowerPoint slides more visual but not sure how?

Aug 2017
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When carrying out BrightCarbon's Advanced PowerPoint training course, showing Keyboard shortcuts to help people carry out every-day tasks much faster than normal is always a really big hit. Download our PowerPoint Keyboard Shortcuts PDF here...

Aug 2017
23rd Feb 2017

Vectors in PowerPoint

Although it has been possible for a long time, using vector files in PowerPoint has recently become significantly easier. Whether you want to copy something from Illustrator or add a swanky SVG element to your slide, it’s all possible and we’re here to share our secret tips with you...

Aug 2017

Countdown timers can be really effective ways of filling time in breaks at conferences or training sessions, or to give people a time limit to do an exercise or have a discussion. Follow these easy steps to create your own that is completely editable and see how easy it is to create a slick, branded countdown timer just using PowerPoint.

Aug 2017
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You know when you’ve got a conference call and you’re first on, and there’s that blissful silence when you can contemplate anything in the world? What do you do? I found myself in that situation the other day, and I ended up being a bit like Darth Vader…

Aug 2017

Recently I was made aware of an add-in for PowerPoint called YAY Images that allows you to search for images by different parameters within PowerPoint, and preview stock images on your slides before purchasing them. If you’re curious as to how YAY Images performs and how this compares to other stock imagery services, just keep reading...