Microsoft Excel Experts SWEAR By This…

November 3rd, 2019 by admin

Businesses nowadays collect an incredible volume of data from various sources, including online sales, in-store-transactions, social media, and various other places. So how do you find value in that data? The simple answer: Organizing it properly within worksheets. Ready to unlock the potential of your...

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September 30th, 2019 by admin

Ransomware attacks are growing a staggering 350% each year. And to make matters worse, 43% of all cyber-attacks are aimed at small businesses. Why? Because more often than not, they don’t have the budget or expertise to protect themselves. Fortunately, knowledge is prevention in situations like this....

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Everything You Need to Know About Power BI

September 25th, 2019 by admin

Use Power BI to Revolutionize How Your Company Analyzes Data Proper data analysis is critical to success in business. Learn how to better organize, visualize, and make insights about your company’s data with Power BI.   Basically, all businesses run on data — or at least, all businesses should run on...

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Important Notice: Windows 7

September 21st, 2019 by admin

January 2020 is right around the corner. In January 2020, Microsoft is ending support for Windows 7 and any devices will officially be no longer support by Microsoft. Systems running Windows 7 will no longer be protected by Microsoft patches, or supported through most 3rd party platforms and applications?...

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The Startling Reason You Need to Upgrade Windows Now

September 19th, 2019 by admin

Delaying Windows 10 Upgrade: What Could Happen? Are your departments still working on Windows 7, which came out over 10 years ago? Find out the pressing reasons to upgrade to Windows 10 now and wait no longer. Launched in 2015, the latest iteration of the Windows operating system, Windows 10, offers...

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Why Do Workplace Copier Jams Keep Happening?

September 18th, 2019 by admin

Why the Office Printer Keeps Jamming Is a jamming printer or copier a common complaint? What’s that downtime costing you? Find out why the printer keeps jamming and how to prevent jams proactively. Paper jams in a busy office aren’t just frustrating for employees, earning endless mentions in team meetings....

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Free Microsoft Outlook Training

September 6th, 2019 by admin

Every month, we host Microsoft Office and other technology training sessions. Our training sessions are completely free of charge and are available “on-demand”.  Yes, you can tune-in whenever and wherever you like.   This month’s training session: 4 Ways To Use Microsoft Outlook Efficiently. Our in-house...

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The End of Windows 7 Support: Things to Know

September 4th, 2019 by admin

The Fall of Windows 7 Support: A Guide for Businesses According to Microsoft, Windows 7 support is ending. Find out what this change can mean for your Windows 7 computer systems in your business operation so you can start preparing now.  Beloved by many and still in use by a lot of business owners,...

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Business Continuity Planning: Developing An Impact Analysis

August 29th, 2019 by admin

According to FEMA, 40% of businesses hit with a disaster never recover, and this rate more than doubles for those without a business continuity plan. While the two are linked, a business continuity plan shouldn’t be confused with disaster recovery. You might have a great plan for getting things up and...

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Texas Government Organizations Blasted In Coordinated Ransomware Attack

August 21st, 2019 by admin

Have you heard the news over in Texas? Over 20 government organizations across Texas were targeted in a coordinated ransomware attack. That’s right… These government organizations have been added to the ever-growing list of major attacks on government organizations in Florida, Albany, Atlanta, and Baltimore....

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Capital One Data Breach

August 20th, 2019 by admin

Recently, news broke about the latest large-scale data breach to hit a major organization. Capital One Bank has announced that millions of customers across the US and Canada have had their personal information compromised in one of the biggest breaches to ever happen to a financial services company....

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Watch Out for Hidden Malware on Your Phone

August 14th, 2019 by admin

What You Need to Know About Android Malware Hackers are devising new ways to infect phones with malware. Learn about the latest attack on Android phones and how to minimize your risk of getting malware.  Since the first computer operating systems hit the market, malware has been a serious security concern....

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How to Leverage iOS12 Enhancements to Boost Productivity

August 13th, 2019 by admin

How to Use iOS12 to Instantly Share Information With Colleagues Want an easier way to communicate with your colleagues? Save time and reduce errors by learning how to instantly exchange information using iOS12’s share feature.  Beginning with Apple’s release of iOS8, it has been easier to share information,...

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How to Use Your Computer to Install Apps on Your Android Device

August 8th, 2019 by admin

Downloading Apps on Your Android Device: How to Use Your Computer Installing apps to your Android phone via your desktop computer (or other “unofficial sources”) is fast and easy. Learn the simple process right here.   One of the best things about Android devices is the fact that you can access and...

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Online Free Excel Training: Tips & Techniques For Managing Workbooks

July 24th, 2019 by admin

Organization Shouldn’t Be Complicated Out of all of Microsoft’s Office programs, Excel is one of the most universally used. What started out as a fairly basic spreadsheet program has evolved into a must-have business tool. However, the more you use Excel, the more data your workbooks will accumulate....

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Efficiently Manage Notifications In iOS 12

July 22nd, 2019 by admin

Apple’s mobile iOS operation system is one of the most popular platforms in the world. With more than 1.3 billion devices running iOS worldwide, Apple has clearly done an excellent job of providing a world-class experience for its users. Watch the video below or click here to watch on YouTube.   One...

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How Are Face and Touch Recognition Changing iCloud Access?

July 15th, 2019 by admin

How Are Face and Touch Recognition Changing iCloud Access? Apple may be testing new security procedures for iCloud.com with its next OS release. 9to5mac has reported that the beta for iPadOS 13, iOS 13, and macOS Catalina can use Touch ID and Face ID to secure and access their devices. When Will the...

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Google’s New Chrome Extension Gives Your Passwords a Checkup

June 18th, 2019 by admin

In early 2019, white-hat security expert Troy Hunt and other researchers shared a massive database of breached passwords and usernames. The stolen data constitutes 25 billion records and 845 gigabytes of stolen data. While many of the collected records are from previously reported thefts, there are...

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4 Strategies For Super Strong Passwords

June 11th, 2019 by admin

Some days it seems like everything in our lives requires a password: banks, apps, debit and credit cards, online banking, business applications, healthcare accounts . . . the list is literally endless. Technology professionals recommend that you use a different and highly secure password for each site...

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How to Get the Most From Your Android Battery

June 4th, 2019 by admin

Battery technology has come a long way in the past several decades. Today’s lithium-ion batteries are a pretty amazing feat of engineering, offering high capacity, low power leakage, and comparatively long life. That said, they aren’t perfect, and they don’t last forever. Getting the most use out of...

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How to Copy Cell Formatting in Microsoft Excel

May 29th, 2019 by admin

Excel is a powerful application, but because it can do so much it can be easy to miss certain features that could make your life much simpler. Today’s quick tech blog shows you one of these features. We’ll look at how to copy cell formatting in Microsoft Excel without disturbing the contents of the cells...

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How to RSVP to Invites With Outlook Mobile

May 23rd, 2019 by admin

  Outlook Mobile is a powerful mobile version of Microsoft’s popular Outlook application. Microsoft has provided users a standalone email app that’s packed with a real depth of features. Today we’re looking at how to quickly RSVP to meeting invites using Outlook Mobile. The best and quickest way to...

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Enable Do Not Disturb on Your Android Device

May 17th, 2019 by admin

Do Not Disturb on Android can do more than you might expect. Here’s how to enable and customize Do Not Disturb on your Android device.   Today’s quick tech blog explains how to enable Do Not Disturb on Android devices. We’ll also give a basic explanation of how to customize this feature, making it even...

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5 Must-Know Microsoft Outlook Hacks

May 7th, 2019 by admin

Take a minute to pull out your phone. How many email notifications are staring at you? 100? 3,000? More? Drowning in email is no way to live—or to conduct business. An out-of-control personal email account can cause plenty of problems, like missed bill payments. Even worse, an out-of-control business...

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Four Amazing Tips on Using iPhones and iPads in Your Business

May 1st, 2019 by admin

Coordinating interactions between office staff and remote workers can be challenging. One way you can cut through a lot of the confusion that arises when trying to keep everything in sync is by leveraging your worker’s iPad and iPhone devices. It is a way of using something that is already in their...

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Inside The New Microsoft Edge Browser

April 23rd, 2019 by admin

Microsoft’s first version of the Edge browser fell far behind other options, gaining only a 4.4 percent market share compared to Chrome’s 65.5 percent, Internet Explorer’s 9.83 percent, and Firefox’s 9.62 percent. The company went back to the drawing board and created a new Edge that is based on the...

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Microsoft Excel Tip: How To Copy Cells In Microsoft Excel

April 15th, 2019 by admin

Microsoft Excel is a staple program in Microsoft’s Office suite. It’s a powerful spreadsheet program that allows users to organize data and calculate results using a wide range of formulas. Let’s look at one basic element to this program: how to copy cells in Microsoft Excel. Basic Cell Copying Technique...

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Are You Good at Saying No & Setting Priorities?

April 5th, 2019 by admin

There are never enough hours in a day, but how you spend the hours that you do have can make all the difference in the world. Just think: business leaders such as Steve Jobs and Bill Gates have exactly the same 24 hours available to them as you do! All good business leaders have to determine the best...

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Set Reminders to Stay on Track with Important Tasks

March 26th, 2019 by admin

  Raise your hand if you’re one of the millions of Americans who are overworked and don’t have enough hours in the day — isn’t that everyone? When you do manage to get into the groove of getting something done, it’s easy to forget everything else in the work or play. You may not even realize exactly...

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Reduce Travel Costs & Expense With Video Calling Apps

March 19th, 2019 by admin

Endless airline terminals. Overpriced airport food. Overly-close seating on packed planes. What’s there to love about business travel? Sure, there are some road warriors who appreciate never having to clean a room or make a bed as they spend all their time in hotels, but for most people, business travel...

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How To Create Information Gathering Forms With Microsoft Office 365

March 13th, 2019 by admin

It may surprise you, but Microsoft Office 365 has a fantastic solution for creating simple quizzes, polls and surveys — and you already have access to this functionality! Microsoft Forms is relatively new, as it was only launched in June 2016, but this lightweight web app is an excellent way to gather...

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Never Lose A Receipt Ever Again

March 11th, 2019 by admin

Tired of Not Getting Reimbursed for Business Expenses? Never Lose Your Receipts Ever Again!   Maintaining receipts is a fact of life for many people, but it can be extremely frustrating. Tiny pieces of paper that have to be maintained and categorized long enough to submit your expenses for reimbursement...

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How Advanced eDiscovery In Microsoft 365 Helps Manage Data

February 19th, 2019 by admin

  Do you have a lot of data? Are you able to organize your data in a convenient logical way and then search for it with ease and/or with advanced search criteria so that the results are not in the hundreds but in the tens or less? Is managing it or finding specific data at any given time proving time-consuming?...

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Business Insights With Visio and Power BI

February 12th, 2019 by admin

Microsoft’s Visio Visual and Power BI are two extremely useful software tools that help business owners store, organize, and interpret data with easy-to-understand visual representations.   Using these tools can take your business to the next level. Still, many business owners don’t know about Visio...

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How Can I Enter and Analyze Data via a Data Entry Form in Microsoft Excel?

February 6th, 2019 by admin

You can create a data entry form in Microsoft Excel without using VBA or even recording a macro. If those terms don’t mean anything to you, don’t worry. You won’t need to learn them. Excel has a hidden tool you can use to make dreaded data entry fast and easy. Using a data entry form lets you view one...

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How To Set Up Your Microsoft Office 365 Email On Your Smartphone

January 31st, 2019 by admin

Do you want to have the ability to stay on top of your emails from anywhere without the need to learn a new email system? Then enjoy the convenience of using your Microsoft Office 365 email and calendar directly on your smartphone. The Microsoft Outlook app is available for both iPhone and Android devices,...

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What Are the 3 Big Changes at Microsoft in 2019?

January 23rd, 2019 by admin

Ever since Microsoft incorporated as a company in April 1975, it has led the way in releasing innovative computing products for home and business users. From the release of its first operating system to the computer mouse to Microsoft Office, the company has always been one step ahead of the competition...

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8 Amazing Tips To Take Awesome Photos With Your iPhone

January 10th, 2019 by admin

Smartphone technology and the internet have made it possible for us to share ideas—and do business—with people all over the world. Learning to use the powerful tools we have at our fingertips more effectively is one of the most significant challenges of our time. Today’s consumers aren’t just looking...

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What Is The Microsoft 365 Freelance Toolkit

January 2nd, 2019 by admin

Companies today are increasingly relying on freelancers to support one-time or ongoing projects. The growing need for freelance support can create complex challenges for companies. How, for example, can companies manage projects across time zones? How can freelance and in-house staff access the same...

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Should Your Business Upgrade Your Website To WordPress 5.0?

December 12th, 2018 by admin

WordPress 5.0 was just released to the public on December 6, 2018. According to WordPress’ blog, this new version of the go-to platform for small business websites and blogs will “revolutionize content editing with the introduction of a new block editor and block editor-compatible default theme Twenty...

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What Are the Best Free Video Editors Available?

December 5th, 2018 by admin

In order to become a successful business, it has become increasingly crucial to maximize online content for current and potential customers and clients. One way to do this is with video. Unfortunately, many business owners and marketing managers stay away from video because they think it’s too difficult...

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Tech Tips: Top 10 Free Windows Utilities

December 4th, 2018 by admin

Windows users need their computers to do many different things. While the operating system has lots of built-in functionality, sometimes it can’t do everything it needs to. Fortunately, there are thousands of utility programs designed to simplify tasks and make work easier to manage. Whether you’re...

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Microsoft Excel’s Social Media Calendar

November 26th, 2018 by admin

We all know that social media can play a significant role in marketing your product. In the world today, more people are getting hooked up to social media meaning that the market is shifting in that direction. Social media calendar is, therefore, able to help you understand your audience’s preference....

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Microsoft Search in 365 is Personalized for Your Business

November 16th, 2018 by admin

If your business uses Microsoft 365, you know how difficult it can be to locate information amongst many different programs and applications on your computer network, your devices, and any other place you may be working from. But what if there was a way to access the information you need as quickly as...

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How to Use Designer in Microsoft PowerPoint

November 14th, 2018 by admin

Many users have found that Office 365 PowerPoint is much easier to use than previous iterations of Microsoft PowerPoint. This application features tools like Designer that take advantage of Microsoft’s cloud technology and machine learning techniques for processing pictures and choosing a suitable layout...

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Mobile Note Taking With Microsoft OneNote

November 6th, 2018 by admin

If you are new to Microsoft OneNote, let me say it provides a unique way to collect and review all your useful “bits” of information, whether you are at home, in the office or on the move. You can collect a range of different information. You can access your data on various devices. You can share your...

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How To Utilize Microsoft Word’s Business Plan Template

November 1st, 2018 by admin

Creating a comprehensive business plan is an important step for any blossoming business. Whether you’re hoping to attract new investors or qualify for a bank loan, you’ll likely need to present a documented plan to help clarify the ins and outs of your business for interested parties. In a bid to woo...

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What’s new in Office 365 for October?

October 29th, 2018 by admin

It looks like, in October, there’s a lot going on, with your Office 365 Home or Office 365 Personal subscriptions. We know some of you are reading this do subscribe to one of Office 365 consumer plans. It’s great news if you fit that description and you have more than one device at home. Check out the...

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10 Easy Steps Implementing Your Successful SOP with SharePoint

October 22nd, 2018 by admin

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are necessary for every industry. The written procedures keep a company on track. The importance of having them is to guarantee the organization remains compliant with all federally mandated regulations, legislation, and ever-changing laws. But too often many businesses...

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What Are The New Changes in Microsoft Outlook?

October 15th, 2018 by admin

New Calendar, Mail, and mobile Outlook features help you get things done, was the title of the April 30th, 2018 blog from Microsoft’s Outlook team, about the newest features. Since then, Outlook has received more modern additions, from mobile management to enterprise information protection all designed...

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5 Important Features You’ll Find In iOS12

October 2nd, 2018 by admin

Apple’s newest software update has arrived, and it’s already making an impact in how effectively users manage their smartphones. iOS 12, which comes preinstalled in the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, is equipped with a number of shiny, new features sure to delight iPhone and iPad users, old and new models...

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Tech Tip: iPad Pro vs. Microsoft Surface Pro

September 24th, 2018 by admin

Laptop users are loyal to their devices, but when portability is a priority, tablets can’t be beaten. With so many strong tablet contenders on the market, narrowing down the options before making a purchase can seem overwhelming. This is especially true for shoppers who aren’t quite sure what features...

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How Can I Benefit From Keyboard Shortcuts?

September 12th, 2018 by admin

What Are Keyboard Shortcuts? Keyboard ‘shortcuts’ are the strategic use of combinations of keys on your keyboard to perform some task in your software more efficiently. There are shortcuts you can use in your file folders, word processing programs, and even for your email accounts or any social media...

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Excel for Mac: The Latest Features

September 10th, 2018 by admin

A new release of Excel for Mac came out in January of 2018, and with it, some very useful features were added to its existing capabilities. While some spreadsheet power users tend to shy away from the Excel version for the Mac operating system out of fear they won’t be able to do all they are used to,...

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Lightning Fast Guide to Using Slide Master in PowerPoint 2016

August 31st, 2018 by admin

Do you find yourself making a lot of formatting changes to your slideshows? Do you have to constantly rearrange the placeholders in each slide so things look the way you feel they should? Do the color options never seem to match what you need? Would you like to add a company logo or watermark? Then it’s...

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Do You Know How to Add Email Signatures?

August 22nd, 2018 by admin

Step-by-Step Instructions on How to Add your Email Signature in Outlook, Outlook.com, and Gmail Creating a signature that will leave a lasting impression at the end of an email is essential in today’s business world. However, users often struggle to know which font to use, how to make it stand out,...

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Why Should My Company Upgrade to Windows 10?

August 15th, 2018 by admin

If you are in a startup company or run a small business, the simplest software update can easily cause anxiety for you and your group of employees. Everyone has experienced the update that causes glitches and hiccups that can disrupt the workflow. With that said, why should you upgrade to Windows 10?...

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Promoting Events On Facebook. Industry Secrets Revealed

August 9th, 2018 by admin

Everything You Need To Know About Facebook Events! Facebook allows you to post events for pages and groups, and from your personal page as well. Many of the options are going to be the same for all three of these, but not all options – and some options, once set, you cannot change. It’s a good idea to...

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Customer Relationship Management Software (Research/Information)

July 31st, 2018 by admin

Learn About Customer Relationship Management Software (CRM) Customer relationship management (CRM) software offers a full suite of solutions together in one program that helps manage data. A great CRM program is able to manage email, create reports, make calls, store information about prospects and...

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