When I can’t find that perfect image, I’ll knock out the background of one and merge it with the other.
I was looking for a picture of a woman in bed with her laptop and couldn’t find what I wanted. I found a woman sitting outside with her laptop, and I found an empty bed. Here’s how I knocked out the background of one and combined the two pictures.
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Outlook has many time-saving features that allow you to get to what you need quickly. One of those is the ability to define your own views.
In this video, I’ll show you how I can filter all my Outlook contacts and only see the people in Charlotte, NC, for example. This comes in handy when I’m traveling to a particular city and want to determine if there’s someone there I can connect with.
After you learn how to define your own views, you’ll want to explore all the other possibilities. For example, I’ve defined a view of my Outlook Calendar that shows me everything from this date forward that I’ve categorized as SPEAK. I travel internationally as a trainer and love being able to see only those dates on the calendar at a glance.
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I’m often amazed how Microsoft seems to know just what we need, but then fails to let us know about it. In addition to the Screenshot command provided in your Office software, they’ve also provided a free Snipping Tool you can use anywhere.
In this video, I’ll show you how to find the tool on your computer and how to use it. Be sure not to miss the Delay feature!
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I’m a PowerPoint fanatic, and I’ve put together some ideas for you to explore that go way beyond just slides. You’re a click away from creating anything you need…print or digital. Use this software you already have to create anything from a postcard to a YouTube channel banner. Click inside for some ideas. Some how-to videos are included at the end.
Painless blogging! One reason you might put off blogging or making updates to your site is the technology behind it. Microsoft’s Windows Live Writer is a free, easy,WYSIWYG desktop application you can use to create and publish blog posts and pages whether you use WordPress, Blogger, LiveJournal, or TypePad. It syncs with your sites, and you can create posts and pages online or offline at the park. It’s included in the full download of Windows Essentials.
Are you maintaining multiple sites? No problem! You can access all of them from this one interface.
The timesaving features in this FREE software from Microsoft® are built for people who would rather do it themselves but don’t know how. Here are some of the things you’ll be able to do right from your Windows desktop.
Manage multiple blog accounts from one place and publish from your desktop.
Insert pictures or simply copy and paste them onto the page.
Set default properties once for objects you insert and forget it.
Insert videos from your computer or YouTube and other services.
Download its own set of plug-ins that make enhancing your posts easy.
Webmasters – You’ll be able to create your client’s blog or Website, direct them to this training, and move on to your next project.
Site Owners – You won’t have to wait or beg anyone to update your site because you’ll be able to easily do this yourself!
I’ve recorded an online course with multiple videos to show you how to use this timesaving software. I broke the information down into bite-sized chunks, and put them all in one place on my membership Website, TheDBI.com (short for The Digital Breakthroughs Institute, my company). For only $47.00, you’ll have lifetime access to the video series so you can learn and do refreshers at your convenience.
Sample of What You Will Learn
The video below demos how to create a blog post in Windows Live Writer and insert a video from YouTube. To help you learn how to use everything Windows Live Writer has to offer, check out my video series that breaks everything down into small chunks that make learning easy!
If you currently open a picture and can only view it with the Windows Viewer, you will LOVE this option so much better. The Microsoft Office Picture Manager is another one of those free programs from Microsoft that many people are unaware of. This online video will show you how to use its various functions (crop, recolor, resize, compress, rotate, red eye removal), how to find the software on your computer, and how to make it your default picture editor.