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10 Strategies to Improve Sales Team Performance to the Max

Learn strategies to improve a sales team's performance & productivity, what hinders performance, and how to boost sales reps’ motivation, engagement & outcomes.

What is a One-Pager

What is a One-Pager: Types, Benefits & Main Use Cases

Learn what is a one-pager, what are common types of one-pagers, what one-pagers are used for, & what are the benefits of using them. Plus one-pager templates.

Pitch Deck Examples

10 Top Pitch Deck Examples to Inspire Your Fundraising Efforts

Learn from the best pitch deck examples how to persuade and win over investors. Create winning pitch decks that set you apart and bring your vision to life.

Best Sales Demo Software

5 Best Sales Demo Software for Optimal Performance

Learn about the best sales demo tools that when used help optimize your sales demo process to boost closure rates and decrease the time to execute a sale.

Advertising vs. Sales Collateral

Advertising vs. Sales Collateral: What Makes Each Perform Best?

Looking to attract new customers or nurture existing ones? Learn what differentiates advertising from sales collateral and how to achieve peak performance in each.

Best sales deck ever by Zuora

Best Sales Deck Ever? Is the Zuora Sales Deck Still Effective?

Is Andy Raskin’s Zuora sales deck still the best sales deck ever? I argue it’s not. Things have changed - we need to make the Zuora pitch deck great again.

Sales deck examples

9 Unique Sales Deck Examples that Outsell the Rest (2022)

Looking for a way to differentiate your solution in a sea of competitors? I’ll give you the best B2B sales deck examples with slides that turn “maybe” to “yes!”

Best CRM software

Top 5 CRM Tools to Skyrocket Your Business in 2022

We tried and tested various solutions to come up with the best CRM software that will help you deliver a top-notch customer experience and maximize sales!

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Make a Winning Business Proposal Presentation in 12 Steps

Learn how to create business proposal presentations that stand out and win deals. Apply battle-tested best practices and actionable tips from sales pros.

Types of video presentations

7 Types of Video Presentations to Keep Viewers Engaged

Learn what are the best types of sales videos to win over your audience, keep your prospects engaged, and make a compelling case for your service or product.

Make a Sales Pitch Deck

Make a Sales Pitch Deck That Turns ‘Maybe’ to ‘Yes!’ (2022)

Learn how to make great sales pitch decks that sell themselves, what slides to include, what structure to use, and best practices for doubling your win rate.

Create a Winning Pitch Deck

Create a Winning Pitch Deck Investors Love (Examples + Tips)

Looking to get funding for your startup? With these best practices, you’ll learn how to create a pitch deck that will always hook your audience!

10 Types of Sales Videos

10 Types of Sales Videos That Help Win Deals

Learn what are the best types of sales videos to win over your audience, keep your prospects engaged, and make a compelling case for your service or product.

Direct Sales and Cold Selling Is Dead

Direct Sales and Cold Selling Is Dead. Or Is It? [2022 Study]

Would you let a salesperson in? Or has Covid put an end to direct selling once and for all? In this survey, we analyzed Americans’ purchasing habits in 2022.


8 Communication Plan Templates for Different Use Cases

Are you stuck looking for a suitable communication plan template? Most of the available ones look really outdated and generic. With our selection of communication plan templates, you’ll find the best way to get your message across. 


How to Create an Online Portfolio: 8 Quick Steps + Examples

Does the idea of creating a portfolio terrify you? With our step-by-step guide, you’ll learn how to make an online portfolio that will instantly get you hired.


Best 11 Data Visualization Tools in 2022 for Every Use Case

Want to present your data in an easily digestible way? Here are the best data visualization tools in 2022 for every use case. Free options included!


New powerful design options at Storydoc: at your fingertips!

Your favorite Storydoc editor just got easier and more powerful! Check out these new features and take them for a spin! Here’s what’s improved.


Best Animation Software in 2022 (Free Included): 14 Apps

Want to kick-start your animation efforts or find an alternative to your current tool? Here’s an overview of the best animation software for 2022 including free options.


15+ Cute Google Slides Templates & Themes: Best Ever!

Tired of ugly and boring templates for Google Slides? We’ve got you covered. Check out this gallery of the cutest, sweetest, and most aesthetically-pleasing Google Slides templates you’ll ever see.


How to Add Audio to Google Slides: An Easy Method

Want to insert audio to liven up your Google Slides presentation? It will take you less than 2 minutes. Read this handy guide and you’ll be good to go.


Convert PowerPoint to Google Slides Easily: 2 Ways

Got a presentation in PowerPoint but need to turn it into a Google Slides document? It will take you less than a minute. Here’s how to do it.


10+ Google Slides Templates for Teachers: Best in 2022

Struggling to find a Google Slides template to help you engage your students? This gallery features the finest Google Slides templates for education. Carefully selected by our team.


What Is a Pitch Deck? Definition + Outline

A pitch deck is a critical part of any investment round or a sales process. While mostly used when raising capital, it’s a versatile document that can prove important at other stages of your business development. Here’s a brief overview of all you need to know about it.


How to Get MS PowerPoint for Free: 2 Ways + Alternatives

Think PowerPoint is reserved for those with the Microsoft 365 subscription only? Well, it’s not. Ever since Google Slides were created, the Microsoft team needed to keep up their game. Read on to learn how you can access MS PowerPoint 100% free of charge.


10+ Project Timeline Templates for Excel, PPT, & More (Free)

Proper tracking and managing of any project’s progress is key to its success. The problem is, it can feel overwhelming and tedious at times. The solution? These beautiful and easy to use templates for project timelines.


Beautiful Data Visualization Made Easy: New Charts Arrived

Proudly sharing with you our newest release. Now, the powerful Storydoc charts got even more amazing. Plus, you can easily switch between different dataviz types to find the perfect one for each use case and data point.


Newsletter Readers Explain How to Do Newsletters [2021 Study]

Do you ever get excited about a newsletter? Is there one you usually await? Or do you think all automated email campaigns are manipulative and evil? In this survey, we aimed to find out what Americans think about newsletters in 2021.


10 Simple Data-Driven Presentation Tips to Skyrocket Your Results

Tired of sending your sales or marketing presentation around and not seeing the results your product deserves? Start making presentations based on data, not intuition.


Creative Resume Design: Free Templates & Tools to Use

Want to have a standout creative resume without spending a cent? You’re in a good place. There are many online templates and tools to help you create a stunning resume. In this piece, we compile the best of those that are also 100% free of charge.


We’re so excited (and want to share it)! The new Storydoc editor arrived!

Creating stunning presentations should be easy, quick, and painless—so you can focus on what really matters. That’s exactly what we’re bringing your way with our new editor. The future is here!


10+ Best White Paper Templates: Word, GDocs & More

Frustrated by all those identically-looking white paper templates? We’ve got you covered. See the most professional white paper designs, all in one place.


5 Elevator Pitch Examples for Students + Quick Tips

Take your student elevator pitch from robotic and canned to genuinely interesting. Make relevant connections and land your next career break easily thanks to this handy guide.


20+ Best Free PowerPoint Backgrounds to Download Now

Small details matter. That’s why professional backgrounds for PowerPoint will help convey your attention to detail and make your presentation feel so much more personal. In this article, we compile the best PPT backgrounds for instant download.


What Is an Infographic? 5 Examples and 15+ Templates

Everything you need to know about pitch-perfect infographics, from the concept stage to execution and design. Plus, examples of the best-ever infographics to get you inspired.


17 Project Plan Templates: Simple & Quick to Use

Project plans are difficult to conceptualize. Let’s not make them difficult to put together. Pick one of these professional project plan templates and have your project plan write itself!


How to Write a Research Proposal: Template, Format, Tips

Research proposals are nerve-wracking, notoriously difficult to write, and can have a major impact on the next few years of your academic career. Sound scary? You bet. This guide will help you write stress-free research proposals that land the funding you deserve.


Sales and Marketing Presentations Stats: 2021 Comprehensive Study

We've analyzed over 100,000 sessions to Storydoc presentations. In this study, we uncover 10 key data items that should inform your sales and marketing efforts.


14 Brochure Templates for Word, GDocs, & More (Free)

Finding the perfect template for a brochure can be a pain. Whether it’s a digital document or one you need to print out, it has to look stunning. This brochure template gallery will equip you with a wide variety of choices to pick from.


The Best 15+ SWOT Analysis Templates (Free Options Included)

A comprehensive gallery of the best SWOT analysis templates available for instant download: different file formats and free options included!


14 Infographic Templates to Stun Your Audience in 2021

The great part about infographics? They let you showcase complex information in a digestible way. The not-so-great part? The search for great infographic templates is hard. Well, it just got easy for you.


15+ Free PowerPoint Templates to Download: Best in 2021

Myth: you can’t find a good PowerPoint presentation template for free. Fact: you can, it just takes a lot of digging. Good news: I’ve done the digging for you.


15+ Pitch Deck Templates & Examples to Download and Use

An ultimate gallery of pitch deck templates for all purposes: no matter if you’re a startup owner seeking VC investment or a seasoned C-level pro, you’ll find exactly what you need.


15+ Best Timeline Templates in 2021: DOC, PPT, Excel & More

A well-visualized timeline will help add clarity to your presentation or report. View our list and find the best timeline template for your use case.


How to Write a Case Study in 5 Easy Steps: Examples & Tips

Producing compelling case studies is one of the keys to legitimize your business solutions in the eyes of prospective customers. In this guide, you’ll learn how to write a great one.


12 Best Invoice Templates (Free): Word, Excel, Google & More

A collection of the best, most professional invoice templates available online. Plus, free apps for quick invoicing wherever you are.


6 Elevator Pitch Examples for Any Scenario + Template & Tips

The “standard” elevator pitch is broken and doesn’t work anymore. Here, you’ll find some examples of modern elevator pitches that do.


15+ Project Proposal Templates: Word, PDF, & More (+Free)

Stop sending plain and boring project proposals that look like everyone else’s. Stand out with these stunning project proposal templates to download. (Free included.)


10+ Case Study Templates & Design Tips + How-to Guide

Write your case study quickly and effortlessly using one of the professional templates for case studies from our gallery. Get actionable tips for how to write a case study that dazzles.


10+ Great Business Pitch Templates to Download and Use

Struggling to find a perfect template for your business pitch? See this gallery for hand-picked business pitch templates, selected by presentation pros.

business powerpoint templates

Business PowerPoint Templates: Best in 2021 (Free Included)

A carefully crafted selection of the finest PowerPoint templates for business use. Ideal to grab and hold your customers’ attention and help you land more deals.


How to Embed a YouTube Video in PowerPoint (Desktop/Online)

A quick guide to embedding YouTube videos to PowePoint slideshows. And, as a bonus, a better alternative to making your presentations truly engaging.


15+ Creative Presentation Ideas and Templates to Use Today

Struggling with ideas for a creative presentation? There are many non-standard, creative presentation templates available. Here, we present you the best of the best.

business plan template

Business Plan Template, Outline, & 10+ Designs to Download

Use this business plan template to create a perfect business plan quickly and easily. See sample outline and checklist. Download easy-to-fill professional templates.

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15+ Modern PowerPoint Templates to Download (Free Included)

The best gallery of modern PowerPoint templates. Highlight your message, impress your audience, and create a stunning, contemporary-looking presentation using those themes.


Best Presentation Software in 2021: Slideshows & Interactive Tools

The ultimate list of the best presentation software apps, including tools for slideshows, interactive, and animated presentations. Free software covered!


How to Write a Business Proposal in 2021: Examples & Outline

A complete guide to writing business proposals that land deals. Easy-to-follow steps, actionable examples, and insider tips from sales pros.


20+ Best PowerPoint Templates & Slides Online—Free Included

See the best professional, modern, simple, or minimalist PowerPoint templates all compiled into a single gallery. Pick a template you like, download with one click, and ace your presentation.


What Is an Executive Summary? Examples and 101 Guide

All you need to know about writing persuasive and informative executive summaries in one place. Read more for actionable tips and sample executive summaries for different use cases.


15+ Business Presentation Templates & Themes for All Industries

A gallery of the best business presentation templates and themes for all major industries. Pick a template you like best, download with a single click, and delight your customers.

Find out how Storydoc customers boost their conversion rates by switching from static slides to interactive web presentations.