Twitter Basics

What is Twitter?  Twitter is an online social media site. It’s a place to share information. It’s a way to find information. Twitter is a place to ‘meet’ and connect with people of similar interests and potential clients. It’s a way to ‘listen’ and ask what people think. And best of all, it’s FREE!    A Tweet is a message …

ABCs of Control Keys

If you want to increase your efficiency when using Microsoft Word (or any Microsoft software), try using some control! Use your control key to help perform routine tasks quickly and easily.   Here are the basic control key functions from A to Z:     Control + A = Select All Control + B = Bold Control + C = Copy Control …

The Power of Presentations!

The ability to get in front of a crowed and captivate them is certainly an ART! There is so much that goes into a good presentation. There’s the ability to articulate, the physical appearance of the presenter, the setting of the venue, the content of what’s being presented, and the visuals being utilized. While majority of attendees are ‘visual learners’, we …

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8 considerations for a professional website impression

Does your Website give the best 1st Impression? Your website can be crucial to the image of your business! In many cases, this is can be your first impression or a crucial follow-up. If done correctly, a website tells people what you do, shows people how you do it, builds confidence and credibility in you and your business, and encourages …

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10 Tips for Maximizing the Usefulness of Your Spreadsheets!

Spreadsheets (such as Microsoft Excel) are very powerful tools and when used correctly, they can make your life a lot easier. Almost any export data is presented in a spreadsheet option, most imports require a spreadsheet, most financial and sales data is organized into spreadsheets, schedules and even mailing files often use spreadsheets. Here are a few tips to help …

3 Tools for Your Virtual Image!

Dress for Success in a Virtual World The corporate world is no stranger to phrases such as “Dress for Success” or “Dress for the job you want, not the one you have”. So, what happens when corporate goes consultant? What happens when the Internet becomes our primary interaction or at least our 1st impression? Do we toss these mantras out like last …

7 Word Processing Tips for Readability

Word Processing – more than book reports and letters. Word processing applications give us the combination of effective writing, graphics, and formatting with easy-to-use tools and editing options. The most popular word processing applications are Microsoft Word and WordPerfect, plus there is a list of free or open-source options available. And while anyone can write, not everyone can format effectively …