Powerpoint is a very important tool for consultants as making presentations is a large part of the job. But Powerpoint can also be a fiddly business and time saving tips and tricks are undoubtedly welcome for all those late night presentation making sessions or trying to finish one off during a train or plane journey on the way to the client...!
This blog post from Articulate E-learning has 5 great time saving tips including short video tutorials on the points made.
The videos on this playlist include how to put Excel tables into a Powerpoint - definitely an important tip what with Excel being the basis of calculations and modeling which you are presenting!
Excellent guide to print with 25 tips from Dave Paradi who wrote the 'Guide to Powerpoint' book.
Some good ideas here, particularly using a Slide Master to alter formatting of all slides with only one change rather than on each slide.
A list of 10 tips with links to longer tutorial articles. Includes info on compressing photos, comparing multiple presentations and using the new 'Animation Painter' tool.
A huge list of over 200 keyboard shortcuts for Powerpoint 2007. No doubt these will help speed things along, particularly when not working with a mouse.
A slightly shorter list of keyboard shortcuts on the Microsoft website but probably the more important ones.
Tips here for Mac users from a 'genius' on the Mac Powerpoint team.