Other PowerPoint-related sites
Some of these links are to PowerPoint-specific sites, others are of more general interest to PowerPoint users and presenters. Many of these are commercial sites, but all freely provide valuable information.
- INDEZINE by Geetesh Bajaj INDEZINE has quickly become one of the best PowerPoint sites on the net; lots of reviews, links and more.
- Tutorials and more from PowerPoint MVP Echo Swinford
- PowerPoint MVP Shyam Pillai's site specializing in VBA programming for PowerPoint
- PowerPoint Backgrounds has some first-rate tutorials on linking, using images in PowerPoint and more.
- Excel MVP Tushar Mehta also has a PowerPoint section on his site with some useful information
- Glen Millar's treasure trove of "outside-the-box" ideas
- Get advice on PowerPoint at OnPPT (of course!)
- PowerPoint MVP Glenna Shaw focuses on accessibility issues at The PowerPoint Magician
- PowerPoint MVP Bill Foley runs Professional Training Technologies
- PowerPoint MVP Chirag Dalal's Office One site includes add-ins, PowerPoint tips and VBA hints.
- Steven J. Bell, Director of the Paul J. Gutman Library at Philadelphia University maintains this informative site that includes a great deal of valuable information about PowerPoint to HTML conversions.
- For those of us who use presentation software, there's the aptly named We Who Use Presentation Software by Steve Hards, of Perspector fame.
- BetterSolutions.com focuses primarily on Exel but is developing more PowerPoint material. They have a particularly good section on PowerPoint's Tools, Options dialog.
- Presentation Masters
If PowerPoint animation is your thing, check out:
- The tutorials at PowerPoint Heaven
- PowerPoint MVP Glen Millar's site is a goldmine of "outside the box" PowerPoint animation tips.
Presentations in general
Presentations Magazine is the best publication I know of that serves the needs of people who create presentations or who get up in front of an audience and deliver them.
- CreativePro: articles, stock photography search feature
- Color Matters
- Effective meetings
- Basic FAQ about PDF, PostScript and EPS
- If you use PowerPoint, you need PPTools. What could be more obvious?
- PowerPoint MVP Shyam Pillai's Image Importer Wizard and others in the works are superb additions to PowerPoint at very moderate prices.
- There's an awful lot of good software available at moderate prices or even for free. Check out a few of these shareware sites for downloable programs.