How to make an oustanding worldmap slide in a few seconds

How many times has your boss asked you to show the countries in which a new product will be launched or, for whatever reason, he or she has asked you to highlight some core countries that will be referred to? This has happened to me many, many times and I found myself in the corner…

It’s not a slide, it’s not a doc… it is a Slidedocs!!

One of the things that I really love about my job is that I get to work with clients of all sizes, from SME to top Fortune 500 companies. I am always challenged to learn something new. Recently, I have been hired to do a massive project for a well-known USA digital firm. I always…

How I make slides twice as fast as other marketers

As you get experience with making presentations, you will find yourself often performing recurrent actions: align objects in the middle, align object on the top, distribute horizontally, distribute vertically, send back, bring forward, rotate objects, group or ungroup, etc. Most of these actions can be performed through command buttons spread out all over the tab…

Forget slides, tell stories!

Stories fascinate the human kind. We are used to following stories 24/7: when going to watch a movie or a talk show, when we read a novel, or when we hang out with friends and listen to how their week was. After making presentations for big corporations and top executives, I can tell you that…

Powerpoint animations? NO, Transitions!

  The client comes and says: “I want my slides cooler and more effective, so we need to animate them!” This is the point where I wish I had not accepted that client! The fact that PowerPoint includes animations does not really mean we must use them. Design does not mean making things move so…