Wrangling work sheets: Up, down, all around in Excel

July 12, 2011
One of the most common frustrations in Excel is sizing rows and columns accurately. Columns are sometimes not wide enough to show all the numbers, which is what all those # symbols mean. Or columns might be too wide, rows too short or too tall. A simple double-click in the column’s right edge will make the column adjust to fit all the data in it.
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Keyboard Shortcuts: Word

July 8, 2011
Need a better word? Access the Thesaurus easily with Shift+F7 …
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Using Outlook as project planner

July 8, 2011
Most people don’t have specific software just for managing their projects. So they use what they can access on their desktops. One great tool for this purpose is Microsoft Outlook.
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Top voice-activated smartphone apps

June 6, 2011

The latest voice-activated technology has perfected recognizing your words, but it can do so much more: make phone calls, create e-mails or text messages, do Internet searches, or even update your social media status. Here are some of the best applications that will have you going “hands free” in no time:

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Could social media actually save you time?

May 26, 2011
You could say social media is a big waste of time. On the other hand, you could use social media and technology as a tool to save yourself time and actually help your business. Here are five ways to get more out of it:
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Put your e-mail responses on autopilot

April 19, 2011
Many businesses have a link on their web sites that creates an auto-responder e-mail. You can buy fancy auto-responder software programs to enable this functionality. However, you can create your own program using Outlook 2007. It’s not beyond the average user!
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