Still using PPT, Google Slides or Keynote for presentations? Here’s why you should reconsider
Before computers were invented and popularized, people used to present stuff using physical slides. When a client wanted something to show to their team internally, after a meeting, they’d get a paper brochure. And then… Microsoft came to be.
In 1987, they revolutionized the world of presentations by introducing PowerPoint. Suddenly, you had the option to support your in-person presentation with a digital rendition of slides. You could give your slides to a client on a floppy disk. It was game-changing. Apple followed suit and created Keynote; arguably, a leaner, fancier version of digital slide software.
Later, Google took the digital slides technology to the cloud. With Google Slides, we no longer need physical data transmitters. Everything happens online. So far so good, right?
Not quite. Let’s take a step back to see the big picture. PowerPoint is over 35 years old. If you take a look at what its early iterations looked like, you’d be shocked. Shocked by how little changed.
If you’re using any type of slide-based presentation software for business, it means you’re relying on 35-year old technology, in a world where so much evolved over said 35 years.
Nowadays your clients are overwhelmed with information. They’re used to consuming that information in the form of modern landing pages, insta stories, TikToks. Static slides will never win their attention. But—
There’s something that will: