What are the common-sense rules to naming files? Does it really matter? Even though your computer allows you great flexibility in naming files, think ahead to how the file will be used. Take pity on the user that will have to type that name into a web browser, and be mindful of how the name will look once the escape codes are entered in place of spaces.
Want your clients to be happy with your PowerPoint templates? Give your client flexibility by inserting graphics as individual elements: Don’t merge all your graphics into a single graphic. Also, be sure not to call it a “template” until it really is a template.
Sellers and bloggers need your feedback and comments, so take the time to give feedback when you can. For sellers on sites such as Amazon, feedback that “everything was as expected” is better than no feedback at all. Be sure to place blame (and credit) where it belongs, and try to stay constructive and fair.
I purchased a new ZAGGKeys PROplus keyboard, but then immediately saw an article that showed an overwhelming preference among users for the Logitech Ultrathin. Since my ZAGG was still just a day old, I ordered the Logitech to do a little in-house comparison test.
The more you can do to manage the massive amount of information in Outlook and keep it organized, the better. Rules, along with managing PST files, indexed searching, and consolidating your inbox will help you accomplish this.
Especially for those of us with multiple businesses, using the appropriate email address for your correspondence is important. By consolidating your emails into a single inbox, email maintenance is much easier.
Put outlook data to use for you by tagging it or filing it — keeping it searchable so you can be a hero two years down the road by being able to pull up even the most obscure tidbit of information.
In a recent discussion with a friend who was ready to replace her computer, she asked my advice about whether she should switch from Windows to Mac. Following are the main points I think anyone should take into account when considering this switch. (Full disclosure: I own a Mac but rarely use it — I [...]
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- Naming Your Files
- PowerPoint Graphics Tips
- Comment Karma
- Comparing Two iPad Keyboards: ZAGG and Logitech
- Outlook Rules 101
- Consolidated Outlook Inbox
- Five Steps to Plan a Website
- Choosing a Domain
- Outlook Productivity: Tagged Searching
- Considering a Switch from Windows to Mac?
- Tradeshow Giveaways & Promotional Gifts
- Why Rush Jobs Are Evil
- Online Printing: Customer Service is King
- Estimate Etiquette
- Getting Organized With Outlook PSTs
- WordPress vs. Weebly
- Comparing 5 Online PM Tools
- Choosing your Next Non-Mac Computer
- Is it Really a Blog?
- Your Laptop’s Video Connector
- Know Your Graphics – or Look Like You Do
- Add a Keyboard to Your iPad
- Letterhead in an Email World
- Use Simple URLs
- Keep in Touch with Your Customers With Email