10 tips for presenting a persuasive pitch deck

There are plenty of tools you need to succeed as an entrepreneur, from a can-do attitude to the right team to an innovative approach to business, research, and development.

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If you’re at the stage of your business where you’re thinking about bringing in outside investors, there’s one more indispensable tool you’re going to need: An impactful pitch deck.

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Protest As Brand

Branded Protest by Ingeborg Bloem and Klaus Kempenaars has just been published in The Netherlands (BIS) and will be available in the U.S. (Laurence King Publishers) in April 2020. I was pleased to write the foreword (excerpt here) which allows for a tad of brand-bashing:

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Branding is a charged practice and overused buzzword, an umbrella for marketing, advertising and public relations aimed at manipulating target audiences to embrace a person, thing or idea.

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Pantone Announces its Color of 2020

Each year, at this time, Pantone nominates a color — or colors, in the case of 2016 — to represent humanity’s hopes and aspirations for the coming year.

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At least, that is what its PR department sends out.

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3 Essential Design Trends, December 2019

This month’s collection of design trends is a gift to behold. Each of the trends are highly usable options that are versatile, giving you plenty of room to play and make them your own. That’s the best kind of trend, right?

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Holiday Season Competition Terms

a) To enter the competition, you must create a festive design showing how you can share the love and gratitude this holiday season. 

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b) Entries must be posted as a comment, with a heartfelt message for your loved ones, on our pinned Facebook post.

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