Our mission is to create better presentations and stunning visual content. We believe that when content is more engaging and effective, everyone benefits. Here, at Slioto, we want to help your creative juices flow faster so we’re going to share some of our favorite websites that offer free presentation design resources such as icons, images, vectors, fonts books and more. 

 

Images:

Foter : Foter host over 220 million free Creative Commons images from many online sources.

 

 

Gratisography: You’ll find interesting composition in these high quality images. Free high-resolution pictures you can use on your personal and commercial projects.

 

 

Pixabay: Pixabay is one of the best resources for stock photos. It’s easy to find the images you’re looking for.

 

Unsplash:Over 200,000 free high-resolution photos brought to you by the world’s most generous community of photographers.

 

Skitter Photo:Free, high quality images for you to use in whatever way you’d like. No attribution, no attitude.

 

RGBStock: 100% free for any use, including commercial.

 

Magdeleine: Magdeleine offers a small library of high quality images.

 

Foodies Feed: Resource of awesome naturally looking food photos that are completely free to download.

 

Compfight:Compfight is an image search engine tailored to efficiently locate images.

 

Fonts:

Fount:Fount will tell you which web font in your font stack you are actually  seeing.

 

Typophile:Community of a font expert.

 

Typio:Bunch of web fonts combination lists to help you choose fonts for your presentation.

 

 

Google Fonts: Google's free font directory is one of the most exciting developments in typography in a very long time.

 

 

Dafont: Archive of freely downloadable fonts. Browse by alphabetical listing, by style, by author or by popularity.

 

Icon:

 

The Nounproject: The Noun Project has an unbelievable amount of variety for individual icons. These are available in PNG and SVG formats. While it is possible to customize color for each of the icons, you’ll have to upgrade to PRO for that option.

 

 

Flat Icon:Largest database of free vector icons. To use these icons for commercial projects, Attribution is required.

 

 

 

 

 

Color:

Adobe’s Color CC Color Wheel:Create color schemes with the color wheel or browse thousands of color combinations from the Kuler community.

 

BrandColors:Color scheme collection of  world’s leading brands and startups. check out the open source Git project BrandColors, where the authors and community members submit website color schemes for the world’s biggest companies.

 

 

ColorHunt: ColorHunt’s homepage is updated everyday with new color palettes created by community members.

 

 

Presentation Inspiration:

You Suck At PowerPoint! by @jessedee from Jesse Desjardins - @jessedee

  

7 tips to create visual presentations from Emiland

 

Displaying Data from Bipul Deb Nath

 

What Would Steve Do? 10 Lessons from the World's Most Captivating Presenters from HubSpot

 

 

Blogs:

Presentationzen:Garr Reynolds is a best-selling author and speaker. His posts on giving presentations are still very much relevant, so do head over to his site and check out his words of wisdom.

 

Duarte:This blog has hundreds of blog posts in presentation delivery, presentation design, strategy, tips, and more.

 

Slideshareblog:There are thousands of topics on the slideshare blog. You not only get inspired and entertained, but you also learn new things from here.

 

 

 

Ted Talk

 

 

 

 

Books:

Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery

In his book Garr Reynolds outlines ways to use simplicity to communicate with audiences and storytelling to engage them as well.

 

Resonate

A neat outline of some key concepts for effective communication. Lots of case studies and practical tips.

 

 

Slide:ology by Nancy Duarte

The book is written smartly and concisely and lays down both the basics and takes you on a conceptual journey how and why to create a presentation.

 

 

The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience

A must read for anyone who has a message to convey or makes presentations.

 

 

Presentation hosting service:

Slideshare: SlideShare is a popular presentation and document sharing platform owned by LinkedIn. SlideShare's own statistics put the number of users at 80 million. There are 40 different categories and millions of slideshows have been downloaded.

 

Speakerdeck:This is a completely free service that you can upload and share your presentations online. You have to upload the presentation file as a pdf and Speaker Deck splits your PDF into slides creating a beautiful slideshow.

 

 PowerPoint Online:PowerPoint is now online, and it’s better than ever. With plenty of templates to choose from and an easy to use interface, you can create your presentations and share them online with anyone in no time. Best of all, it’s free!

 

 

 

Slideserve :Slideserve is another completely free service which gives you the power to upload and share Powerpoint presentations and PDF files online.

 

 

Create  presentations and social media content will entail a lot of work. Use the resources we’ve compiled in this article to help you become a much better presentation and content design. We will upadate this post on every week.

 

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