Notion for presentations: Chronicle

Notion for presentations: Chronicle

Disclaimer: I am the co-founder of Chronicle, the app of the day. Our vision is simple. Stories can be much more than dull, boring slides. You should be able to touch, feel, and interact with them.

I'm sure you'll love what's to come ♥️👇

A. The Problem and The Pitch

How do you make presentations today? 🤔

Are you still struggling in PowerPoint or Keynote? 😫 Or do you hack it with some template you found online? 🤷 Or have you given up completely and moved to Notion?

Nowadays, there's an obvious outlier in our work stack. Notion, Figma, and Superhuman have set a high bar for collaboration and delight.
Nowadays, there's an obvious outlier in our work stack. Notion, Figma, and Superhuman have set a high bar for collaboration and delight.

An Archaic Format

The slide format was created more than 30 years ago to design overhead projector slides. It hasn't really changed much since 🧐

💭 Do you prefer focussing on your ideas & content over spending hours pushing pixels in slides?

🤯 Do you want to share your stories in a delightful, engaging and easily absorbable way instead of the same old slide deck?

You are not alone.

🧠 The format impedes thought...  

Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos both believed that PowerPoint was a poor communication mechanism. And that its creation process hampered thought.

But its not just the creation experience that is broken.

We shouldn't abbreviate the truth but rather get a new method of presentation"
We shouldn't abbreviate the truth but rather get a new method of presentation" - Edward Tufte
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🕹️ ...and restrains consumption

The format also hasn't kept up with the way people consume information today in the age of social media.

The sharing and collaboration experience doesn't work for the modern remote context.

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Slides as a format is ripe for disruption. We are NOT talking about making tools that create slides faster or better - we are talking about an entirely new medium.

✨ Imagine putting down your thoughts as conveniently as Notion...

🔥 while delivering output thats as delightful to consume as Instagram stories!

This new medium is not slides at all!

Introducing Chronicle...

A game changing format of presentations for modern teams. No design skills required.

Blazing fast creation experience. One-click "
Blazing fast creation experience. One-click "bullet points to blocks" takes the design guesswork away and makes your presentations look effortlessly beautiful!

B. What's special?

It is not just another tool that helps you make slides like PowerPoint. It is a reimagined format fit for 2022 and beyond. Chronicle is doing to slides what Notion did to docs! ✨

  1. 😌 Creation is convenient and fast. Chronicle empowers you to make slides 10x faster ⚡ and takes away the design guesswork from you. By pre-designing beautiful ‘blocks’, Chronicle does the messy work for you so you can focus on your story.
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  3. 🥳 Consumption is delightful. Is your audience zoning out of presentations? The truth is, slides are not built for discussions and decision making. Chronicle helps make your team feel a part of the discussion 🤩 with interactive conversations, polls and reactions. Live and async.
  4. Interactive blocks bring slides to life and prompt a discussion
    Interactive blocks bring slides to life and prompt a discussion

  5. 🧩 Acts as the glue between your various tools. Your work happens across many different tools everyday. The last thing you need is spending more time recreating your work on slides. Chronicle turns your stories into a 🪟 window to your work by connecting live-linking with all your tools.

Chronicle is currently in beta-build mode. But we are surely shaking up the foundations - not just of presentations but of modern communication.

C. What's more?

  1. Feel free to reply here if you have any feedback or insights. I read every mail 💌
  2. Why are we the best people to solve this problem? Here's our story.

D. What's next?

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