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SmartDraw. Nice!

cautionThe folks at SmartDraw sent me a review copy of their business graphics package.  I love good software.  This is good software.  I rendered that “No Sales Tips” sign in the left column in less than five minutes from an existing template.

I seem to be in sign mode these days.  The one on the right I used in my keynote last Friday in Dallas.  The whole slide.  Big screen.  Powerful.  Only took five minutes, to create as well.  I always create my own presentations for my speeches and webinars.  They’re all custom, and I try to break out of the traditional boring title-and-four-bullets style.  See slide below…sales-effectiveness-2012

For anyone who does their own presentations, SmartDraw gets the job done quickly.  There are a ton (how many megabytes in a ton?) of templates—signs (of course), charts, maps, mind maps, org charts, project management, strategic planning, timelines, flowcharts, etc., etc.

There is a single button that pushes your graphic into your open Powerpoint presentation.  You can export your graphic as desired as well.

I see there is a free download and a promotion until Feb. 17th.  If you don’t do your own presentations, maybe you should pass this post on to the person that does them for you.


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