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Favorite Five: Elevating Your Marketing Materials

This month’s favorite five centers on some great resources to help elevate your marketing materials – be it proposals, PowerPoints, boards, websites or ads.

  1. The Noun Project

If it’s a person, place, or thing, The Noun Project has an icon for that. There are over 2 Million royalty-free icons you can download for a variety of uses.

  1. Ultimate Guide to Improving Your PowerPoint Presentation Writing Skills by Noupe

Ten tips to improving your PowerPoint presentations – my favorite one is the 5/5/5 rule (perfect for Favorite Five!) It stands for using not more than five words per one text line, only five lines per slide and just five text-loaded slides.

  1. What Font Is? 

Need to match a client’s font and have no idea what it is? What Font Is can help. Upload an image of any logo or excerpt featuring the font and it will run an image search to determine the font’s origin or other similar fonts to give you the same feel.

  1. PiXimperfect hosted by Unmesh Dinda

Elevate the images you have to work with by learning some Photoshop techniques. Make your site photos look like you hired a professional photographer!

  1. Codester

Set your website apart from the free themes. Elevate your website with pre-made scripts, plugins, or themes. You can download 4 a week for free!

Kristie Norris


Kristie Norris is a Proposal Manager who enjoys theatre as a both a performer and audience member, horseback riding, and occasionally lifting kettlebells. She is a contributor for the Favorite Five blog series and a member of the Communications and Professional Development Committees.

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