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October 23, 2020

How to write a winning business pitch

No matter the size of your business, winning pitches is...

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October 21, 2020

6 expert tips to make a sales presentation that converts

An effective sales presentation gets results. Simple as.  

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October 20, 2020

4 presentation lessons from Apple’s virtual stage event

Tech giant Apple recently hosted their much anticipated...

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October 13, 2020

Best ways to improve your sales presentation

A great sales presentation establishes a connection, sets...

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October 7, 2020

How to structure an effective sales presentation

  To process information effectively, people need...

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September 30, 2020

How do I make my presentations more interesting?

A huge amount of people who sit through presentations at...

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September 18, 2020

5 Essential Principles of Presentation Design

Creating a powerful, results-driven...

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Rob's PPT Lab Magnifying Glass Template
August 5, 2020

Rob's PowerPoint Lab: Magnifying Glass Template

Here at Future Present, we love pushing PowerPoint to its...

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July 28, 2020

Size it up!

Size It Up! Keyboard shortcuts are a fantastic way to save...

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July 16, 2020

Big up your mess ups

Big up your mess ups Everybody makes mistakes. But...

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July 16, 2020

Rob's PowerPoint Lab: Map Navigation Template

Here at Future Present, we love pushing PowerPoint to its...

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Dress to impress, not distress
July 14, 2020

Dress to impress, not distress

Dress to impress, not distress  We’d all benefit from a...

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Take a look inside our new York office
July 9, 2020

Take a look inside our new York office

Take a look inside our new York office

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July 8, 2020

Rob's PowerPoint Lab: Waves Morph Template

Here at Future Present, we love pushing PowerPoint to its...

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July 7, 2020

Be a smooth operator

Be A Smooth Operator

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July 1, 2020

Rob's PowerPoint Lab: Falling Leaves Template

Here at Future Present, we love pushing PowerPoint to its...

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June 30, 2020

Write on! Draw in PowerPoint

Write on! Draw in PowerPoint

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June 24, 2020

Rob's PowerPoint Lab: Depth of Field Template

Here at Future Present, we love pushing PowerPoint to its...

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get to the point
June 23, 2020

Get to the point

Get to the point with your powerPoint Laser Pointer

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June 17, 2020

How we boost productivity with a 4-day working week

How we boost productivity with a 4-day working week

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June 17, 2020

Rob's PowerPoint Lab: Sliders Template

Here at Future Present, we love pushing PowerPoint to its...

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June 16, 2020

"Wow, they really know their stuff!"

"Wow, they really know their stuff!"

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Impress your audience with Duotone
June 9, 2020

Impress your audience with Duotone

Impress your audience with duotone

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Maintain your audience's focus
June 4, 2020

Maintain your audience's focus

To get the best results from your presentation, you need...

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Get greater control
May 28, 2020

Get greater control over your presentations

If you’re giving a presentation and you need to jump to a...

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Grab you audience's attention
May 20, 2020

Grab your audience's attention

If you’ve ever needed to pause your presentation midway...

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May 18, 2020

Rob's PowerPoint Lab: Line Journey Template

Here at Future Present, we love pushing PowerPoint to its...

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May 6, 2020

Perfect your message with Outline view

Before you even open PowerPoint, it’s important to have...

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April 30, 2020

Rob's PowerPoint Lab: Radial Build Template

Here at Future Present, we love pushing PowerPoint to its...

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April 27, 2020

Be prepared to impress

To ensure you can deliver your message effectively and in...

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April 21, 2020

Get your point across

To deliver your message more effectively in your...

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April 20, 2020

Our survey results: The average work presentation isn't good enough

We commissioned a survey of 2,000 office workers to get an...

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Giver them what they want #TipOfTheWeek
April 13, 2020

Give your audience what they want

Whether you’re making a sales pitch or presenting at a...

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April 6, 2020

Improve your audience’s understanding

If you want to make things easier for your audience to...

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March 30, 2020

Skip the bio

If you’re looking to make a real impression in your next...

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March 23, 2020

Involve your audience

Giving a presentation is by no means easy, especially when...

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March 16, 2020

Storytelling in presentations

Who doesn’t love a good story? They draw us in, keep us...

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March 9, 2020

Understand your audience's brains

We explain why and how your slides should support you, not...

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March 2, 2020

Keep your language simple

Sure, it might make you sound clever, but using difficult...

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February 24, 2020

Keep to your allotted time

Don’t leave your audience anxiously watching the clock. We...

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February 17, 2020

Use better images in PowerPoint

Lose the cringey stock photos from your presentation and...

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November 28, 2019

Hands in the air for Presentation Handouts

Why offering handouts to your audience will double your...

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November 26, 2019

Boost your presentation's accessibility

Why accessibility in presentation design is important...

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November 20, 2019

Ditch the graphs and get to the point

Why including graphs and charts in your presentation can be...

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November 13, 2019

How to prevent going blank during a Presentation

Here’s how you can overcome a mental block while giving a...

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October 30, 2019

Limiting slides in your presentation is a mistake

Your boss has asked you to create a ‘five slide...

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October 17, 2019

We helped former Apple CEO John Sculley give a rousing – and retro – TED Talk

We helped former Apple CEO John Sculley give a rousing –...

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September 18, 2019

Password protect your PowerPoint presentation

Here’s how to add password protection to a sensitive...

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August 30, 2019

Using Social Media to Supercharge your Presentation

Incorporating social media into your presentation can add...

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August 15, 2019

5 things to definitely do during a presentation

Cut through all the confusing online advice: make sure you...

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August 9, 2019

Presentation Speaker Notes - Getting them right

How your presentation speaker notes can be both your best...

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How to pitch like a pro
July 26, 2019

Client Presentations: How to pitch like a pro

Here are four things to seriously consider before pitching...

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July 18, 2019

PowerPoint dating is now a thing

Friends are giving PowerPoint presentations about other...

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July 15, 2019

Future Present use PowerPoint to make something very un-PowerPoint-y

We were asked by a client to create a video for Instagram...

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July 10, 2019

Job Interview Presentation: how to nail it and win that job

If you’ve been asked to prepare a presentation for a job...

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July 9, 2019

PowerPoint Template: Does your company need one?

Here’s how your company would benefit from having a...

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June 25, 2019

Presentation Design Company - why hire one?

Three real reasons to seek the skills of a professional...

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June 20, 2019

PowerPoint's Presenter Coach to start judging you and your presentation technique

PowerPoint is getting smart; smart enough to form its own...

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June 17, 2019

Future Present scores a hat-trick of client wins

Great news at Future Present HQ as we announce three new...

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June 13, 2019

How to start a presentation like a boss

Beginnings matter. If you want to start a presentation in a...

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May 31, 2019

How to avoid Death by PowerPoint

Not a term we enjoy using, but ‘Death by PowerPoint’...

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May 20, 2019

5 Places to find Free Images for your Presentation

You might have written brilliant content, and you might...

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May 10, 2019

5 PowerPoint tasks to Outsource

Creating an engaging and effective PowerPoint presentation...

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May 3, 2019

What to wear for your presentation

Here’s something you might not get from a typical...

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April 25, 2019

Five things to avoid when making a speech

5 Things to Avoid When Making A Speech

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April 18, 2019

What to consider when Outsourcing your PowerPoint design needs

So you’ve decided to outsource your PowerPoint design...

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April 12, 2019

Presenting with confidence

Presenting with confidence It’s easy, right? Just stand up...

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April 5, 2019

Presentation Outsourcing - 5 reasons to pass your slides to the PowerPoint experts

A PowerPoint presentation can be an extremely powerful...

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March 26, 2019

PowerPoint or PDF: Which is the best way to deliver your presentation?

Giving a presentation is a daily occurrence for many of us....

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March 20, 2019

Downloading PowerPoint Templates - A Video Tutorial

If you want to make a decent looking PowerPoint...

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March 18, 2019

5 PowerPoint productivity cheats

PowerPoint is THE presentation design tool. Everything you...

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March 15, 2019

5 Reasons Marketing Professionals should care about PowerPoint

Marketing professionals should be precious about their...

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March 11, 2019

SNL PowerPoint sketch kinda nails it

Over the weekend Saturday Night Live aired a sketch about...

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March 8, 2019

19 inspirational quotes from 19 inspirational women - International Women's Day 2019

Today is International Women’s Day 2019. To celebrate we’ve...

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March 6, 2019

5 Great PowerPoint Add-ins

5 Great PowerPoint Add-ins As soon as it hits your hard...

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March 5, 2019

Conquer your fear of presenting and stage fright - Skills video

Stage fright is a real problem to overcome for those of us...

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February 27, 2019

Play it for laughs? Adding humour to a presentation

Play it for laughs? Adding humour to a presentation

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February 22, 2019

NEWS: Office update brings new features to PowerPoint

In the latest update to Office, Microsoft brings new and...

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February 21, 2019

Adding Transitions to PowerPoint - New video tutorial

You've built your amazing PowerPoint presentation, and...

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February 18, 2019

PowerPoint Vs Keynote. FIGHT!

Think presentation software, and you might automatically...

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February 13, 2019

How to make a PowerPoint Networking Presentation

how to make a PowerPoint networking presentation Not all...

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February 11, 2019

PowerPointers - F5's new video tutorial series

Here at F5 Presentations we spend all day every day doing...

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February 8, 2019

NEWS: Kids are using PowerPoint to pitch to their parents

PowerPoint might seem like a tool used by and for business...

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February 6, 2019

What images to use in PowerPoint

Imagery is a vital part of any storytelling process. So...

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January 31, 2019

NEWS: Guy creates a PowerPoint inspired Tinder profile, wins the internet

We’re the first to admit that PowerPoint can be used for...

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January 30, 2019

PowerPoint crashed? Here’s how to fix it

PowerPoint crashed? Here's how to fix it. PowerPoint is an...

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January 23, 2019

8 Inspirational Speakers and how they make a speech

8 Inspirational Speakers & How They Make A Speech...

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January 15, 2019

NEWS: PowerPoint transcribes and translates your speech, live

Following the announcement last month from Microsoft, the...

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January 8, 2019

Bandersnatch and PowerPoint

Black Mirror’s latest instalment is a creep-fest called...

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January 4, 2019

Overcome your fear of presenting

Overcome your fear of presenting The pressure is on, the...

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January 3, 2019

Get the most out of PowerPoint

Get the most out of PowerPoint Like any piece of computer...

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January 3, 2019

Using video in PowerPoint

Using video in PowerPoint Using video in PowerPoint is as...

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January 3, 2019

How to structure your PowerPoint presentation

Every book, film, TV show, and theatre production has a...

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January 3, 2019

Which PowerPoint transitions to use in your presentation

Which transitions to use in PowerPoint One of the classic...

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January 3, 2019

How to start a PowerPoint Presentation

When you need to start a PowerPoint presentation it can...

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