Tech Tips Articles

  • How to Reduce Unwanted Notifications

    Make it Stop: How to Reduce Unwanted Notifications (on Windows and Mac)

    February 10, 2020

    Many of us have a love-hate relationship with notifications. We rely on notifications to ensure we’re on time for meetings and to know the moment that an important email comes in. Notifications can be a welcomed reminder.  Until they turn into an obsessive nagging alarm clock.  When you’re presenting in an important meeting or heads-down to meet a deadline,...

  • why you need to add video to presentation

    Why Your Presentation Needs Video—And 4 Simple Steps to Make it Happen

    December 23, 2019

    The only thing worse than sitting through a painful presentation is being the one talking through the cringe-worthy slides.  Whether your upcoming presentation is in front of five people or 500, video is a great way to change things up and immediately capture the attention of your audience.  Ready to add a video to your next presentation? Here are three ways to...

  • Organize your email for good with this simple outlook hack

    The Simple Hack to Organize Your Email for Good

    October 28, 2019

    One of my favorite features in Microsoft Outlook is also highly underutilized, and it’s time to change that. Conditional formatting looks at the context of an email in the message list and changes the font properties accordingly. In Outlook, you’ll notice that unread emails are blue and boldfaced. Once you read them, they turn to the regular font and color. That...

  • XLOOKUP Excel

    XLOOKUP: The New Release That Has the Internet Ecstatic...

    September 5, 2019

    Excel users: rejoice. Microsoft released XLOOKUP in Excel and the internet is so excited, it's meme-worthy. What is it and how will it...

  • share-gdoc-non-g-user

    Share a Google Doc with a Non-Google User

    June 16, 2016

    Sharing and simultaneous collaboration are huge benefits to using Google drive—but what if you have to share a Google Doc file (such...

  • perfect high res image Powerpoint hack

    How to Get the Perfect High Res Image: This Powerpoint Hack

    August 5, 2019

    Low-resolution image got you down? We’ve all been there. This PowerPoint hack will help you turn any image into the high resolution...