Aug 2022
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Expensive software and the rising popularity of subscription models can make it difficult to get high-quality assets for your slides if you're on a budget. But help is at hand. There are some great free design resources out there and our designers have picked their favourites for you to use in your next slide deck.

Aug 2022
31st Mar 2016

Review: Visme

    Visual content – infographics, images and animations – can be a much more engaging way of presenting information than text. We at BrightCarbon believe in and share this kind of philosophy with Visme...

    Aug 2022
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    Does PowerPoint 2013 or 2016 feel much slower than your old version of PowerPoint? It can be resolved by getting rid of the little animations and transitions that Microsoft has built in to make things look better (but perform worse). Let's take a look...

    Aug 2022
    • Comments: 1

    At BrightCarbon we’re all about visual slides, so it probably comes as no surprise that we often need high-quality stock images for our presentations. Stock image websites are a good go-to for high-quality photographs, but can sometimes be pretty pricey. If you’re looking for great images to bring your next presentation to life, but you’re on a budget, Creative Commons can be a source of some excellent content. Let's discuss...

    Aug 2022

      For those of you with PowerPoint 2016 and an Office 365 subscription, you may have noticed that the latest update bestowed upon you a new transition—Morph. Though unassuming, this feature possesses great power. Let's take a look at what it can do.

      Aug 2022
      • Comments: 2

      A major problem that people have when creating presentations is a lack of fluidity and cohesiveness between slides. Not only do smooth transitions make the deck more aesthetically appealing, but they also remove interruptions in the flow of information, which can give an audience an opportunity to tune out. Let's discuss some transition techniques from a basic to a more advanced skill level.

      Aug 2022
      • Comments: 10

      How marvellous that the recent versions of Office automatically embed videos into PowerPoint instead of linking them. And how frustrating when you bundle up your multimedia presentation and someone else reports that the videos don’t play on their PC. This is an issue we’ve come across many times over the years, and it can be very tricky and time-consuming to troubleshoot, so we’ve developed a little tool to help.

      Aug 2022
      17th Feb 2015

      Review: SlideMagic

      • Comments: 3

      There seems to be universal acknowledgement that presentation software (like PowerPoint) can’t do it on its own (without a team of experts), and we need a better alternative. But is SlideMagic the answer?

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