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The first objective of an email campaign is to create brand awareness: “Who sent this message?” The design tools in Microsoft Outlook can generate effective messages. For example, your message can include pictures of products and Word documents that explain the features and benefits. The second...

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The Dynamic Duo: VLOOKUP and IF

From Facebook: If you master the vlookup and the if in excel, you are a legend... Microsoft Office is most effective when the tasks are strung together in a sequence. It is how we process our work: many little steps one after the other. Today’s post presents the Dynamic Duo: vLook and the...

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Preparing for the Certification Exams

How should you prepare for a certification exam? Some people, myself included, are seriously afraid of failing. Clair said that rum was not a coping skill…She suggested that it would be wiser to practice for the certification exams, and know the answers to all of the questions. The Microsoft...

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Word Compresses My Pictures: Make it Stop!

Certainly, you can change the default options in Microsoft Word 2016. Word automatically compresses the pictures. Say you have a document with a picture of your new products. Try This: Find the Default Setting for CompressionSelect the Picture. The Picture Tools should be available.Go to...

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The Very Best in Books and Courses

It took me a couple of years to become a Microsoft Vendor of Approved Courseware. I already had great lessons and good examples. But it required significantly more effort to be qualified to work with Microsoft. Here is how it worked for me, an expert in Microsoft Office. Microsoft publishes a...

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Is Microsoft Excel Obsolete?

Today's question comes from Quora: Based on the linked article (Confessions of an Excel addict), do you agree that MS Excel may fade? Why do you think so? What might be the best alternative? According to the article, Excel hasn’t changed but business has. I would ask, “How has business...

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Conditional Formatting in Excel

Today's question comes from www.quora.com. This is an interesting question! I like to use Conditional Formatting. People have a hard time reading numbers. You can use color to show trends or make comparisons, say High, Medium, and Low, or highlight specific information. Conditional...

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MOS Certification: What Do I Need to Know?

What Do I Need to Know? The Microsoft Office Specialist certification exams ask you to demonstrate that you can find, format and update the tools in Microsoft Office: Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, OneNote, and SharePoint. The certification exams are project based, not multiple guess....

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I LOVE Teaching Microsoft Office!

I ♥ Teaching Microsoft Office! Learn with us VISIT OUR SCHOOL AT TEACHABLEGET THE BOOKS AT AMAZON.COM Watch the Video on YouTube! I started teaching in 1984 with my Mighty Macintosh. When I began teaching Microsoft Office, I was surprised how many people recorded my classes and came...

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MOS: Why Get Certified?

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification The Microsoft Office Specialist certification uses exam to validate that you have obtained specific skill sets within the applicable Microsoft Office programs included in the Microsoft Office Specialist Program. You can choose which exam(s) to take...

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