Word to PowerPoint? Here’s how!

Word to PowerPoint? Here’s how!

Has it ever happened that you’ve spent hours putting down your flow of thought in a Word document, only to realise that it would be much easier to present if you had had done it in PPT to begin with? If it has – it might be reassuring to learn that not...
Have you used the right hook?

Have you used the right hook?

“When you advertise fire-extinguishers, open with the fire,” says advertising executive David Ogilvy. You have only 30 seconds in a TV commercial to grab viewers’ attention. The same applies to a presentation. Knowing how to hook your audience in the...
Expectations and Assumptions

Expectations and Assumptions

When creating a presentation there are two levels to consider: the presenter’s and the recipient’s. Some presentations fail to deliver the desired outcome because they haven’t accounted for the audience’s expectations. How can one factor this...
Thinking out of the box

Thinking out of the box

Wednesday always makes us want to … break the pattern, disrupt the routine, and yes: think out of the box. This phrase, which is so intrinsic to design thinking and any form of strategic/creative strategizing, made us want to investigate its origins. Where did...
Music for motion graphics – or how to make sound choices

Music for motion graphics – or how to make sound choices

In our last post, we defined and demonstrated what motion graphics are. In today’s post, we’re picking up where we left off. With music. Or rather, with how to make sound choices when picking audio clips from the vast repository of free sounds available...