Presentations constitute a serious part of business and education. Using engaging presentations, you can convey almost any information and idea across. Attention grabbing animations, easy to follow graphs and charts, impressive visuals make presentations alluring for everyone and makes information gained through these presentations much more memorable.
In addition to educational purposes, you can use presentations and slideshows for your business: You can train your team, convince and impress your customers, inform your shareholders and do much more.
If you want to improve your presentation skills and move faster in your career trajectory, we are here to help you by giving you the best presentation tips and tricks.
First and foremost, use a user-friendly presentation tool. Google Slides is our favorite and it is one of the most used presentation tools in the world. It allows you to store your presentations in your Google Drive and share them with your team members. Moreover, it allows collaboration: You can your team members can edit and work on the same presentation simultaneously. You can also chat with one another via Google Slides interface, leave comments for each other, and add presenter’s notes to each page.
In addition to these collaboration features, you can also create visually pleasing presentations using Google Slides. From animations to graphs, you can add many engaging details to your presentation in order to ensure that your message is fully and thoroughly understood by your target audience.
Moreover, you can add music to your Google Slides presentations! It is scientifically proven that as human beings, we respond to music. When we hear a low tempo song, we feel much calmer and somber. Certain keys make us feel sad while others can make us feel excited, happy or cheerful. Recent psychology studies show that music helps us learn and retain information more efficiently: Classical music improves cognitive abilities and memory, low tempo instrumental tracks create a calm ambience and improves the performance of learners.
And maybe the best thing about music is the fact that it evokes strong emotions! From grief to pure bliss, music has the ability to tap into every single emotion in the spectrum. That is why the most acclaimed movies have the best soundtrack, we can never forget the jingles of the most successful advertisements even after decades, and the songs we associated with certain memories never fail to make us feel strong emotions.
If you want to make your presentations be impressive, memorable and convincing, the best thing you can do is to add music!
Using the right music to highlight the message of your presentation is the surest way to keep your audience entertained and engaged. With the music, you can make even the longest presentations fun and memorable.
If you want to learn how to add music to your Google Slides presentations to make them come alive, you are in the right place. Below you can find a detailed guide on adding music to Google Slides along with some tips and tricks that will help you create top tier presentations.
If you want to share your presentation online via social media platforms like YouTube, you must be very careful with the background music you use. In order to avoid copyright infringement lawsuits, social media platforms enforce strict rules and community guidelines that prohibit the use of copyrighted tracks.
In the event of using copyrighted material in your presentations and videos, the platform you share your content on sends you a warning message and takes action regarding the copyright issue. Thus, your content can be removed, muted or be disqualified from monetization opportunities. If you repeat the offense, you can lose your channel and account permanently.
See our guide below to learn how to add non copyrighted music and more to your Google Slides presentation.