• LinkedIn
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Google+

Office Technology

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%.

Page 61 of 80« First...102030...5960616263...7080...Last »

President Obama last month signed an executive order that directs federal employees “not to engage in text messaging while driving government-owned vehicles; when using electronic equipment supplied by the government while driving; or while driving privately owned vehicles when they’re on official government 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.

You need to show supervisors how your new online time sheet system works, but you're having a hard time getting everyone together for face-to-face training. Ditch the calendar tag routine (and the conference room) and make your own training video. Here's a free, easy way to do it.

Until now, newspaper ads, mailings and referrals may have kept your business growing. But fewer people are reading newspapers these days, and they’re doing more Twittering than actual talking. So how can you connect with those “lost” potential customers? One great way: Have your company appear high up in the list of results when people do Google searches for your product or service.

1. Learn how to do (almost) anything with WikiHo. 2. Save money on (practically) anything with ShoppingNotes. 3. Gather opinions quickly with QuestionPro.

The most recent Epsilon Email trends and benchmarks study shows average open rates for marketing “e-blasts” is 22.1%, with the average click-through clocked at 6.5%. Unlike many metrics in this economy, these figures are up from a year ago!

The average person reads 250 words per minute. Looking at your web analytics, determine how long people stay on your site ...

Add a grain of salt to the conventional wisdom that says web sites with the lowest prices win the battle for online shoppers. To truly prosper online, you need to create trust in your brand name. That's why you shouldn't aim to compete online on price alone. To boost your brand's visibility online, follow these four steps:

While some Web 2.0 tools are about socializing and idea-swapping, LinkedIn is the only tool completely devoted to business networking. Nurturing your online presence could lead to job offers, new knowledge or a beefed-up reputation as an expert.

Who has the best burger in Boise? Where do locals go for the freshest seafood? ... Here are three online tools for travelers who love to dine out: Twitter, Yelp and Chowhound.

Imagine typing only about half of what you do now. With typing-expansion software, you can turn words you type often into abbreviations. For example, type “t” for “the,” and “ty” for “thank you.” What shorthand did for handwritten note-taking, this software can do for typing.

You need to show Tom how you pull together monthly data, and one of the newly hired assistants needs coaching on some online tools. Here’s an easy way to accomplish both: Screencast-o-Matic lets you create a video from your screen (your “screencast”) and upload it to share.

Internet pioneer Esther Dyson continues to work as a venture capitalist in Eastern Europe and also sits on the board of Yandex, a Russian-language search engine described as the “Google of Russia” even though it started first, in the late 1980s. A few lessons from Yandex:

Reduce the odds that a conversation will bog down when people take things too personally by avoiding statements that begin with “you.” ... Learn how you can add more value at the office by conducting your own “listening tour.”... Stay current on technology by signing up for free e-newsletters. ...

“The core of leadership is intentional influence,” says Tim Tassopoulos, Chick-fil-A's COO. He knows that his success depends on whether his employees behave in ways that improve results. How do leaders influence behavior change?

A strong image can help businesses survive a weak economy. Could your web site, logo or other “brand” ambassador use polishing? Don’t let the price stop you!

With studies showing 701% ROI for online press releases, this tactic belongs in your marketing plan. Online distribution sites like PRWire and PRWeb offer per-release pricing as low as $80 ...

You need online passwords for everything. How “tricky” do they need to be in order to be safe? Follow these tips from Microsoft:

E-mails: Think SHORT!

by on August 31, 2009 3:00pm
in Office Technology

Standing out from dozens of other e-mails means having a strong subject line. You can have a longer subject, but make sure you hit the “beef” (buzzword, attention grabber, etc.) within the first 25 characters. Think about that viewing window, too ...

If you need more hyperlinks pointing to your site, try this: Google 20 keywords clients use to find you. Send an e-mail to contacts at those sites explaining the synergies between your services and ask to trade links.

Page 61 of 80« First...102030...5960616263...7080...Last »