We hear repeatedly from our customers, especially designers, that people love creating presentations in SlideRocket. Our latest release has a special focus on typography, and contains powerful new text editing tools that will really make your presentation type shine. The following new additions will be available when you create a presentation, while text in existing presentations will be automatically converted when opened in the editor. This process can take a couple of minutes, so do plan accordingly. Here are the highlights: (more…)
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Check out this great infographic from our recent Death by PowerPoint survey!
New survey data confirms, death by PowerPoint is a national epidemic and we need a presentation revolution. Check out the SlideRocket summary of our findings:
According to survey data, PowerPoint ranks among the most dreaded applications, with respondents claiming they would rather go to the dentist or work on a Saturday than face the dreaded software, and too much text and boring graphics topping the list of frustrating and uninspired features. Fortunately, death by PowerPoint is completely avoidable with SlideRocket’s fabulous online presentations, presentation resources, iPad presentations, and social presentations. Oh my!
Happy Friday everyone! It’s been a great week at SlideRocket, our team is working on some really big stuff that will be available soon. Meanwhile, we’re releasing new features every few weeks. Our last update went out with a number of tasty morsels for SlideRocket users to enjoy. Here are the highlights: (more…)
New data gathered from our presentation index sheds light on how to perfect your presentations for the way work today. Among the results, iPhone and iPad presentations lead the pack in total presentation views, Android presentations show stunning growth over Q1, and presentations with an audio soundtrack are viewed all the way to the end. Here’s an infographic picture of all our findings:
Bill, you were right all along. Our bad.
Today we’re excited to announce the most massive SlideRocket makeover in history.
In order to better compete with PowerPoint, we’ve slashed our interface, removed nearly all our interactive features, mercilessly stripped out flickr and youtube integrations, and gutted our gallery of themes and inspirational presentations.
We’ve simplified the heck out of SlideRocket so that users can make the same old, boring presentations they’re used to making in PowerPoint. (more…)
SlideRocket’s here at SXSW powering the Accelerator program – where news-related, social media, social networking, entertainment, music, and innovative web technology startups showcase their products for the chance to win big. This year, over 400 startups applied for the Accelerator competition, and 32 were accepted, and 12 moved to the final round.
Over the course of the last few days, each of the finalists pitched their web-based products using SlideRocket, and we’re pretty fired up about the final presentations. Here’s a roundup of the finalists and winners: (more…)
Whether you’re in the boardroom, pitching to investors, closing a deal, lecturing to a class, summarizing a class project, or sharing photographs from your latest Himalayan adventure, a presentation brings your story to life. We’re excited to announce a brand new Inspiration Gallery so that you can go from 0 to 60 in seconds flat and be off and selling your product and telling your story in no time.
SlideRocket’s Templates Gallery
We’ve worked with sales, marketing, and design experts to pull together a library of presentations for you to reuse. (more…)
Let’s get the party started! SlideRocket has been selected as the official presentation platform for the upcoming SXSW interactive conference March 11-15.
SXSW is a launching pad for young companies, and every big idea takes flight with a great presentation. We’re offering free SlideRocket Pro accounts to all SXSW presenters, launching a series of free public webinars to help all conference speakers get a standing ovation, offering a free book signing with Guy Kawasaki for his forthcoming book “Enchantment”, and powering the presentations at the Microsoft BizSpark Accelerator competition.
Whether you’ll be at SXSW this year or not, there’s a way for everyone to be a part of the excitement:
- Get a SlideRocket Pro account (free for SXSW presenters)
- Sign up for Guy Kawasaki’s webinar, “How to Enchant a Conference” (free to everyone)
- Check out last year’s Accelerator presentations
We’ve seen a decade of fabulous stories, infographics, animations, and ideas. We highlighted these presentations together as the most Dramastic Presentations of the Decade – the best presentations with the most dramatic, fantastic, even drastic visual stories. Click to view the presentation. You voted for the best one, here are the results!