WHEN FORMATTING SHOULD BE DONE BY A PRO
Creating beautiful and easyto-read slidedocs isn’t always
easy. There are times when
you may need to bring in the
professionals. There’s no
shame in handing over your
slidedoc to a professional for
some extra love. That’s what
they’re there for.
When in a high-stakes situation:
Do you need to land that account? And is
this piece of slidedoc collateral key to
getting your message across? Have a
professional look at it.
When you need to save time:
Your team gets paid to be innovative,
not to layout slidedocs all day. Throw your
great ideas on the slides and have
professionals tidy them up.
When your templates need an upgrade:
Is your template just not equipped to
create slidedocs the way you need to?
Don’t force-fit new masters, get a new
template designed right. Designers build
them within brand and are highly
Slidedocs have too much content and
you can’t cut it:
A professional can help reframe content,
spread it across pages, and rework
material so it is succinct.
But how do you know when it’s
appropriate to consult an expert? To the
right are some recommendations to save
time and possibly a lot of frustration:
When you have highly complex slides:
Are you mixing a lot of type with detailed
diagrams? Is your slide starting to look like
you just threw a whole bunch of stuff on
there? You know what to do.
A good question to ask yourself is
whether the importance of your message
outweighs the cost of hiring a design firm.
If so, then hire an expert. They will know
how to make your message clear and
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