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Business Management Daily is your source for office technology tips and training. WE provide keyboard-tested advice on Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and more.

It is said that people only use 10% of their brains. Are you only using 10% of your office technology? We’ll help you unlock the other 90%.

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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.

Are you maximizing all that your BlackBerry offers to simplify your life? Here are 10 shortcuts: 1. Create the @ symbol and the dot when typing e-mail addresses by clicking the space bar. 2. To end a sentence with a period and a space and then capitalize the next word, click the space bar twice at the end of a sentence. 3. Capitalize a letter by holding it down ...

If you’re ignoring the middle button (or scroll wheel) on your mouse, you’re missing some shortcuts and only using your mouse to 70% capacity. Odds are, you get around documents and web sites just fine without using it, but, as Rick Broida points out in PC World magazine, there’s a world of potential in that little button.

A few of the top web sites for administrative professionals, according to Monster.com: CEO Express, Refdesk, Microsoft Clip Art, USPS BrainyBetty and XE.com.

Tips for Youtube and energy efficiency.

If your web site is too stuffed with repetitive keyword phrases, the text on your pages can end up sounding so clunky that prospects leave almost as soon as they arrive. How can you marry searchability with readability?

Question: “Our company uses GroupWise messaging and collaborative software, but we don’t have an IT person to help with the software. Can anyone recommend a web site or a course where I can find help on how to use it?” — Tara

Getting ready to send an e-newsletter to clients or an e-mail promotion to prospects? You might not want to use a great-looking HTML design. While HTML e-mails are eye-catching when viewed on a computer screen, they become virtually unreadable on mobile devices.

Do you ever feel like you needed more help after accessing the Help section in Microsoft Office? Here are three tips and tricks to getting the right help fast, and getting you back to work:

How well do you understand the general guidelines for preparing presentations? Take this quiz. And visit these web sites to find ways to improve your presentations:

According to the latest MarketingSherpa B2B Marketing Benchmark Survey, the web site no longer is just a spoke in the marketing mix wheel. Instead, it has become “the hub of marketing strategy … the primary point of contact with prospects and customers.”

Managing the stream of email that gathers in your inbox every day can feel like an impossible task. Slim down your filing system into this “trusted trio” of action-based folders.

Question: “I’m always looking for time-savers. What are your favorite keyboard shortcuts that you use every day?” – CN

Usually Google gets all the attention for its latest, online tools. But recently, Microsoft grabbed the headlines for adding zippy new features to Internet Explorer. Here are four IE (version 8) features to save you time:

“In this economy, you can't afford to trust your web presence to a template-based design," says Daimon Caulk, principal with Modal, Inc. "Sure, you can find templates for verticals, but they say nothing about you. Simply changing the logo, colors and adding text does not make a site right for your specific business or the way you want users to experience you and your business.”

What keywords bring searchers to your web site? Is Google having any problems accessing your site—and if so, what can you do to make it more search-engine friendly? Find these answers and more with Google Webmaster Tools.

To help an audience tune in to your PowerPoint presentation instead of zoning out, stick to these four cardinal rules from communications coach Carmine Gallo when creating a presentation: 1.Stick to three or four themes. 2.Type should be no smaller than 30 points. 3. Use charts sparingly. 4. Divide the number of minutes you’re allotted to speak by two—that’s how many slides you should have.

Power up your cell phone for extended use ... To show techies you care, heap praise upon gratitude.

Web site templates tank when it comes to search engines, according to a Washington, D.C.-based search marketing guru. Why? Duplicate content and image-based design.

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.

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