Office software

Office software goes far beyond word processing and spreadsheets. Make sure you’re developing the technology skills your office needs to succeed.

From Google tips and web document management to web meetings and more, Business Management Daily tells you what’s new, and whether it’s worth the investment.

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Today’s mobile workforce is changing the concept of where work is done. Social contact manager Gist analyzed some of the data on the mo­­bile workforce and offers a glimpse of how today’s workforce is changing as people choose where, when and how they work. Example: 3 out of 5 workers say they don’t need to be in the office anymore to be productive.
Q. We use an electronic I-9 software system that was developed in-house. How can we ensure it complies with federal law?
Most successful businesses take the time to develop a written marketing plan. Here are 10 quick steps for building a plan that’s right for your business, your goals and your marketplace.
Your software is sluggish; your gadgets are glitchy. Here are seven easy updates that will improve your technological life. For starters, get a smartphone—having instant access to your e-mail, calendars, address book, GPS and anything on the Internet will make your life easier.
What are your strengths? How could you improve? A look inward helps you understand your own motivations and helps hone your intuition. Here are guidelines for writing a self-assessment from Sharon Daniels, chief executive of AchieveGlobal.

Often, we use a software program because it's available, not because it's the best one for the job. And rushing to buy a new program also can cost you more in time and trouble (on top of the dollars) than if you'd made do with a program already loaded on your computer. Before choosing which program to use for a job, answer these questions:

Save up to $250 by shipping your luggage via a carrier rather than checking it at the airport ... Focus on the most important 10% of words you speak or write, to make them more memorable ... Track your company’s competition with WatchThatPage.com, a free tool that monitors specific web pages.

Yes, you should be on Twitter … and not just to talk. One CPA, for example, is having great success by listening. He checks for local CEOs who are Twittering and follows them. He tweets back with a tip or tax angle to consider. He’s landed several new business accounts this way.

BlackBerrys, iPhones and other smartphones are driving an increase in on-the-go Internet use. That’s part of the reason that local search visibility is so crucial to your business.

Blogs are spreading faster than kudzu in the business world, and for a reason: They help build relationships with customers, something every business and boss want to see. Here’s how to write blog posts for your company, without spending too much time, according to Stephanie Lloyd, founder and CEO of Radiant Veracity.

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