Google Slides is the de facto tool for many when it comes to online presentations. And why not? The PowerPoint rival is free to use. Since it is web-based, there is no issue of availability as well. The sharing and real-time collaboration are seamless too. While it’s full of functionalities, the templates pack the real treasure. One needs to master them to become a more productive Google Slides user.
The company does offer some compelling options. And the internet is full of individual designers creating Google Slides templates for a specific use.
As you may know, Google Slides is available on Android, iOS, and Web. Their mobile apps get the job done, but the template functionality is best served on the desktop.
In this post, I will talk about the top eleven Google Docs templates that may help you in one way or the other. I will categorize them based on the specific use. Whether you are a student, restaurant owner, freelancer, entrepreneur, or running a business, you will find something helpful from the list below.
NOTE: To download the templates from the list, open it in the browser, go to File > Make a copy, and save it to your Google Drive account. Now, you will be able to make edits in it.
1. Photo Album
Photographers, this one is your chance to shine. You can use the Photo Album template to create an elegant-looking Slides with all the memorizing moments. The slides are beautifully crafted to showcase the title and the photo. You also get ready-to-use collage frames to fit more photos in a slide.
I know 2020 isn’t an ideal year to create a Yearbook slide. But you can create a decade long yearbook with photos from each year. It can be a perfect gift for your parent’s wedding anniversary or your child’s 10th birthday. I like how Google has created each slide with different colors and styles.
3. Wedding Planning
This one is suitable for Wedding Planners. If you are in a wedding planning business, you can use the built-in Google Slide template to create the perfect wedding plan for your clients. The template includes all the necessary slides for the event timeline, photos, things to do, etc.
Chalkboard is the perfect template for teachers in elementary school. It mimics a nice green background with fun elements. Every slide has a different background with dynamic design. Fill-up each slide with the relevant information and start the class on Google Meet.
As the name suggests, Recipe is an ideal template for those looking to share the recipe details of the delicious dish. If you are running cooking classes and a recipe blog, then this can be the ultimate template to create a presentation. I like how each slide has a kitchen-themed background.
6. Tech Newsletter Presentation
A cool professional newsletter is all that you need to keep your colleagues up to date with your tech company’s latest news. But if you want them to read it, you need to get their attention, offer something interesting. This new free presentation template can help you build teamwork.
The coronavirus outbreak has become one of the most notorious events of the decade, if not the current century. Every bit of information helps a lot, so this template can help you create useful and informative presentations about this virus. The slide deck makes use of realistic 3D backgrounds of viruses and microorganisms to put everything in context at first glance while grabbing attention.
A good CV is key to unlock the doors to the best job interviews. This presentation’s design is based on geometric patterns and triangular shapes, giving dynamism and a sense of rhythm and movement to everything you want to say. You can add showcase every info using a timeline, job position, education, and more.
9. Economics Thesis
If numbers, exchange rates, money, and trading are your forte, odds are you’re already working on an economics thesis for your master’s degree. Forget about boring slide designs and make use of our modern illustrations—it’s like saying your analysis is up to date with the current trends.
10. Project Wireframe
Were you looking to start the new project? You might want to run down the idea with seniors with wireframes, the problem that you are aiming to solve, the current trend, and more. I like how it comes with the Balsamiq add-on, as Balsamiq is one of the best wireframe tools.
11. Web Project Proposal
We live in the internet era, which means that web design is currently one of the most demanded skills. This free template is perfect for those designers who want to present their web project proposal to their clients and see a preview of the final work. The graphics elements, colors, and the dark blue/light green palette gives it a cool nerdy look.
Master Google Slides
The template list above is just the tip of the iceberg. The software is full of nifty tips and tricks. With the right use of a template, one can quickly get familiar with the capabilities of Google Slides. If you come across any unique third-party template from the web, share them in the comments section below.
Next up: Looking to spice up the Google Slides presentations? Read the post below to learn how to add animations in Google Slides.
Last updated on 02 February, 2022
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