Jess  Stratton

Posts by Jess Stratton

  • Believe it or not, there's actual good reasons to use hashtags on Twitter. Here's why.

    Why and How to Use Hashtags on Twitter

    January 23, 2017

    I often talk to my friends about why they do or don’t use a certain piece of technology or app. The reasons often differ, but one takeaway is very clear – there’s a lot of confusion regarding hashtags. The key phrase I always hear is, “What’s the point?” I’ve come here today to give you some good reasons why you might want to learn. A hashtag is the use of the...

  • There are several Gmail interfaces to pick from. Choosing the right one can make you much more productive.

    Want a Better Gmail Experience? Try Changing Your Interface

    December 16, 2016

    Inbox by Google, tabs, stars, Priority Inbox – what are these things and what do they mean? The short answer is they are different types of Gmail interfaces. They are all very different ways of looking at the same mail. Most people likely just use the default Gmail interface. But it’s good to go through the different options to see what fits you best. For...

  • In Gmail's new app, you can now unsend an email, among other new features.

    You Can Finally Unsend an Email! (And Everything Else New in Gmail's New App)

    November 16, 2016

    If you’re an iPhone or iPad user and haven’t given Gmail’s iOS app a try yet, I highly recommend downloading it for free from the App store. If you are a current user, you’ve probably noticed that it looks a little different this week. In addition to a more colorful, brighter interface and cleaner looking icons, there are a few features that make this a...

  • Instructions on how to set up a video conference right now, for free.

    How to Host a Video Conference Call Right Now

    October 17, 2016

    You have probably attended many meetings before, and perhaps even video conferences. Now it’s your turn. The client’s waiting. They’re...

  • The Difference Between Office 365 and Office 2016

    September 15, 2016

    What exactly is an Office 365 subscription? Does this mean you can use the Office suite of apps, like PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel and...

  • Five Must-Know Google Calendar Tips

    August 16, 2016

    You may be using Google Calendar for work, personal use or a combination of both. However you’re using it, here’s my favorite...