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Killer Keyboard Shortcuts in Excel

Learn quick tips using “Ctrl” options to help make you more productive with Excel in no time at all.

Why Office 365?

Find out how Microsoft Office 365 can help your small business operate more effectively—with anywhere access to email, Office documents, conferencing, calendar/contacts, and more.

Secure Tips for Remote Internet Use

Get important information for Windows computers on how to keep your information safe by following these sound access rules while using the internet remotely.

Windows 8: Start & Desktop View

Find out how to quickly and easily move from your Start screen, to your Desktop view, and back again in Windows 8.

Windows 8: Mouse and Keyboard Tips

Get information on how to use your keyboard to search for programs seamlessly—along with a few more helpful tips.

Quick Tips to Speed Up Your Computer

Use these guidelines to help you ensure updates are installed, manage your programs that run at startup, and run a disk cleanup.

Windows 8: Sleep and Shut Down

Find out how to put your computer to sleep or shut it down completely in Windows 8-quickly and easily.

Tips to Create Strong Passwords

Learn some helpful tips for creating strong passwords that are complex and secure yet easy for you to remember.

Windows 8 Charms

Find out how Windows 8 Charms can help you do the things you do most often—search, share links and photos, connect devices, and change settings.

Give Your Pictures Pizzazz in PowerPoint 2010

Learn about the creative tools in PowerPoint 2010, including applying artistic effects and color correction.

Search Your Inbox in Outlook 2010

Can’t find that important email? This tutorial will show you a couple of tools in Outlook 2010 to help you find a message quickly.

Create an Email Signature in Office 365

Get information on how to create a personalized email signature in Office 365.

Share a Document with SkyDrive

Learn how to quickly share documents from any device with SkyDrive—with easy & secure access.

What is a Windows RT Device?

View a quick introduction to Windows RT—and be redirected to a PC Selector to help find the right PC or Tablet for you.

Windows 8: Customize Your Start Screen

Arrange your Start screen any way you want—learn how to pin and unpin apps, and how to rearrange your Start screen tiles.

Windows 8: Switch Between Apps

Learn how to switch to an app you were just using, as well how to switch between multiple apps you’ve used recently in Windows 8.

Intro to Office 365 Midsize Business

An introduction to Office 365 Midsize Business which offers Exchange Online for hosted email, SharePoint Online for documents sharing, and Lync Online for video conferencing and instant messaging.

Edit PDF Documents in Word 2013

Learn a quick and easy way to convert PDFs to editable documents with Word 2013. Your content, formerly locked up in a PDF, is yours to work with again using the new PDF Reflow feature in Word 2013.

Video Conference with Microsoft Lync

Learn how to start a video conference call with multiple people using Microsoft Lync.

Create Embedded Files in OneNote 2013

Learn about embedding an Excel spreadsheet in OneNote 2013 so you can preview, edit, and save your updated file right in OneNote.

Create Professional Charts in Excel 2013

Find out how to create professional charts in seconds using the Quick Analysis tools in Excel 2013.

Set Auto-Replies in Exchange Online Email

Find information on how to set automatic replies for your Exchange Online hosted email using Outlook Web Access.

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Did you know that Microsoft Publisher 2013 has built-in design templates for things like business cards, newsletters, and brochures? In this Insider Minute, learn how to quickly create a business brochure using a design template.

Windows 8: Pin Apps to the Desktop Toolbar

With Windows 8 you can pin those applications you use most often to the taskbar in Desktop view for quick and easy access. Learn how in this Insider Minute.

Intro to Your Microsoft Account

In this Insider Minute, learn about your Microsoft account – what it is, how to set up and login to your account, and how to begin using it on your PC.

Windows 8: Getting Started with Skype

Skype is a Microsoft application that allows you to communicate with others – using audio, video and instant messaging – over the internet. In this Insider Minute learn how to get started with Skype in Windows 8.

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Sometimes the easiest way to make a copy of something is to take a snapshot of your screen. In this Insider Minute, learn how to do that using the Snipping Tool in Windows 8.

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Windows 8: Pin Apps to the Desktop Toolbar

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Microsoft Office

Create a Business Brochure with Microsoft Publisher 2013

Did you know that Microsoft Publisher 2013 has built-in design templates for things like business cards, newsletters, and brochures? In this Insider Minute, learn how to quickly create a business brochure using a design template.

Intro to Office 365 Midsize Business

An introduction to Office 365 Midsize Business which offers Exchange Online for hosted email, SharePoint Online for documents sharing, and Lync Online for video conferencing and instant messaging.

Edit PDF Documents in Word 2013

Learn a quick and easy way to convert PDFs to editable documents with Word 2013. Your content, formerly locked up in a PDF, is yours to work with again using the new PDF Reflow feature in Word 2013.

Video Conference with Microsoft Lync

Learn how to start a video conference call with multiple people using Microsoft Lync.

Create Embedded Files in OneNote 2013

Learn about embedding an Excel spreadsheet in OneNote 2013 so you can preview, edit, and save your updated file right in OneNote.

Create Professional Charts in Excel 2013

Find out how to create professional charts in seconds using the Quick Analysis tools in Excel 2013.

Set Auto-Replies in Exchange Online Email

Find information on how to set automatic replies for your Exchange Online hosted email using Outlook Web Access.

Create an Email Signature in Office 365

Get information on how to create a personalized email signature in Office 365.

Why Office 365?

Find out how Microsoft Office 365 can help your small business operate more effectively—with anywhere access to email, Office documents, conferencing, calendar/contacts, and more.

Search Your Inbox in Outlook 2010

Can’t find that important email? This tutorial will show you a couple of tools in Outlook 2010 to help you find a message quickly.

Give Your Pictures Pizzazz in PowerPoint 2010

Learn about the creative tools in PowerPoint 2010, including applying artistic effects and color correction.

Killer Keyboard Shortcuts in Excel

Learn quick tips using “Ctrl” options to help make you more productive with Excel in no time at all.

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Windows 8: Pin Apps to the Desktop Toolbar

With Windows 8 you can pin those applications you use most often to the taskbar in Desktop view for quick and easy access. Learn how in this Insider Minute.

Intro to Your Microsoft Account

In this Insider Minute, learn about your Microsoft account – what it is, how to set up and login to your account, and how to begin using it on your PC.

Windows 8: Getting Started with Skype

Skype is a Microsoft application that allows you to communicate with others – using audio, video and instant messaging – over the internet. In this Insider Minute learn how to get started with Skype in Windows 8.

Windows 8: Capturing Snapshots with the Snipping Tool

Sometimes the easiest way to make a copy of something is to take a snapshot of your screen. In this Insider Minute, learn how to do that using the Snipping Tool in Windows 8.

Windows 8 Charms

Find out how Windows 8 Charms can help you do the things you do most often—search, share links and photos, connect devices, and change settings.

Windows 8: Switch Between Apps

Learn how to switch to an app you were just using, as well how to switch between multiple apps you’ve used recently in Windows 8.

Windows 8: Customize Your Start Screen

Arrange your Start screen any way you want—learn how to pin and unpin apps, and how to rearrange your Start screen tiles.

Windows 8: Start & Desktop View

Find out how to quickly and easily move from your Start screen, to your Desktop view, and back again in Windows 8.

Windows 8: Sleep and Shut Down

Find out how to put your computer to sleep or shut it down completely in Windows 8—quickly and easily.

Windows 8: Mouse and Keyboard Tips

Get information on how to use your keyboard to search for programs seamlessly—along with a few more helpful tips.

What is a Windows RT Device?

View a quick introduction to Windows RT—and be redirected to a PC Selector to help find the right PC or Tablet for you.

Share a Document with SkyDrive

Learn how to quickly share documents from any device with SkyDrive—with easy & secure access.

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Grow Your Online Presence with Bing Places for Business

Did you know you can use Bing to grow your online presence so local customers can find you easily? In this Insider Minute, learn how to claim your business listing with Bing Places for Business.

Tips to Create Strong Passwords

Learn some helpful tips for creating strong passwords that are complex and secure yet easy for you to remember.

Secure Tips for Remote Internet Use

Get important information for Windows computers on how to keep your information safe by following these sound access rules while using the internet remotely.

Quick Tips to Speed Up Your Computer

Use these guidelines to help you ensure updates are installed, manage your programs that run at startup, and run a disk cleanup.

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The Death of 9 to 5:
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Learn how a professional services firm made adjustments to deal with “the death of 9 to 5” in the workplace – a growing trend that is affecting many small businesses.

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Learn how to quickly and effectively start, plan, implement, and monitor a social media strategy to help your small business grow.

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In this episode, we clarify what the cloud means for your business, explain how to virtualize your servers, cover the basics of increasing workplace mobility, and talk about how to best prepare your business for a disaster.