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Here’s A Beautiful, Editable World Map for PowerPoint [Free]

world map for powerpointAre you looking for a beautiful, editable word maps for your PowerPoint presentations?
You know, the ones that will help you convey information in a clear and concise way, and impress your audience.
Then, look no further.
In today’s post, I am giving away a gorgeous, fully editable PowerPoint map that you can use to build more creative presentations, look professional and get your message across.

Here’s what you will get inside this 10+ slide template bundle:
Editable world maps
Colorful circles you can use as pins
Examples of how to use them (see them in this post)

We’ll be jumping into the template details in a second.
But first…
Let’s take a quick look at what you can do with this editable world map for PowerPoint.

Delete/Select Countries

Let’s say you just want an editable US map.
Then you’ll have to separate all the countries in individual blocks. To do so, click on the whole world map, right click > group > ungroup.
Just like that:

us editable map

Here’s how it will look like right after:

world map ungrouped

Now, you’re able to delete/select entire areas instead of having to click individually on each country (which would have taken a close-to-insane amount of time).
You can also select one country and enlarge it.
Say you want an editable India map.
Click the India country map to select it.
Then copy (ctrl + c) or cut it (ctrl + x), and paste it (ctrl +v) in on a new slide.
You’re done !

Customize Your PowerPoint Maps

These editable maps offer you the option to change the country colors and border styles.
You could use that option to customize your whole map (and turn it from grey to pink for instance), or color some countries you’ve chosen. For instance, the countries your company is doing business in:

editable powerpoint templates

You could highlight the cities in which you are located, adding colored rounded shapes on top of the map:
europe map example
You can modify the color of any country:

europe map with france higlighted example

world map for powerpoint

To change the country colors: right click on the country > format shape > fill > solid fill
You can also customize the border color:
china map customized
 To change the country border colors: right click on the country > format shape > line color
Here’s a nice gradient effect you could add to any country shape as well:
US map gradient

india map gradient

Here are a few tips you can use to design beautiful slides that get your message across:
1) Color the countries you want to highlight
It will create contrast and help people instantly visualize the areas that matter. As a presenter, your job is to make sure your audience understands quickly what your presentation is about. For that reason, the information you’re trying to convey has to be crystal clear.
2) Add numbers on the countries/locations
If you wish to provide details about specific countries/locations such as business figures, add numbers on them. Then, add a list on your slide size with the numbers and countries it refers to.
For example:

How to Download This World Map PPT Template

If you’d like to download this template, I am going to ask you one simple favor:
Share this article with your network.

Here’s why:
1) I know you have influence and that when you share something, people pay attention.
2) This bundle is gorgeous, and it’s free. I am giving it away in exchange of some sweet traffic to my website (Look: you can still delete the post on your social media account if you believe this template brings little or no value to you).5
Simply use of one of the share buttons to access your slides instantly.
You’re awesome 🙂

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