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New here? 3 Easy Ways to Get Started in

Jordan Turner
March 13, 2024
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You’ve finally made the decision to break up with your old, clunky presentation software— now what? 

If you’re new to and don’t know where to start, this is for you. Our software makes it easy to get started with smart technology and an intuitive user experience to help guide you through. There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to creating presentations in, and we encourage you to explore all of the unique features and tools the product has to offer. But first, let’s get your first deck designed. 

We’ve rounded up three easy ways to get started on your first presentation in so the transition is smooth and painless. 

1. Templates

When you’re making the switch to a new software the last thing you want to do is stare at a blank screen wondering where to start. In, our pre-built slide and presentation templates give users a jumping off point to help them visualize ideas and get content in the deck faster. 

Smart Slide templates

Get a head start on your next presentation by choosing from our library of easy-to-use Smart Slide templates. Every presentation slide template is customizable, with endless variety and design options. 

They’re created with the principles of good design in mind, so you don’t have to be an experienced graphic designer to create a beautiful, engaging, and impactful presentation. The technology in the slides takes on the burden of design for things like alignment, layout, and resizing. With’s Smart Slide templates, you’ll organize your content quickly and watch your presentation design ideas come to life in minutes. 

Presentation templates

If you need to package up your presentation and don’t know where to start, a presentation template can help guide you through. offers a library of pre-built presentation templates curated by industry experts to help jumpstart your next presentation. Users can explore templates for marketing, sales, pitch decks, education, HR and more, to find something that fits their presentation needs. Each template is ready to use and fully customizable in just a few clicks, so it’s easy to plug and play with different layouts and features. Presentation templates can help inspire your own ideas for what content to include and how to visualize it. 

2. AI Assistant

If our presentation templates don’t have exactly what you need, let AI take the wheel. 

Our AI assistant makes it easier than ever for non-designers to create a new presentation from scratch, regardless of the content. Users can opt to create a new deck with AI by entering a short description (or prompt) based on what they need. Users have the liberty to add as many keywords as they see fit to generate a fully built, totally customized presentation draft populated with appropriate text, layouts, photos, icons and design.

The AI tool is meant to act as a collaborator on your work. We recognize that AI can only get you so far, but as new users get more familiar with the features within, they can further tailor each deck to fit their unique story and audience. The AI feature provides a truly automated zero-to-finish experience to’s presentation ecosystem—  eliminating hours of frustrating effort to design and craft a beautiful presentation narrative.

3. PowerPoint import

We know how much time you invest in your decks, and you shouldn’t have to lose your old work just because you’re upgrading your software. To make a more seamless switch, you can import your existing PowerPoint slides into, and incorporate them into your new presentations.

Our presentation importer prioritizes precision, maintaining every possible visual detail we can from your original slides. Your imported slides will be fully editable and inherit from your presentation's theme wherever possible, so even those old slides will blend in with your new look. 

Any .pptx file will work, so you can renovate your old Keynotes and Google Slides while you're at it, too. 

Learn more about how to import your existing PowerPoint slides here.

Jordan Turner

Jordan Turner

Jordan is a Bay Area writer, social media manager, and content strategist.