Microsoft’s Online Services Health Dashboard for BPOS

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Word travels fast on Twitter!  And word was that there were outages affecting some Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite customers over the past few weeks…  In light of that, Microsoft has stepped up to the plate with their Online Services Health Dashboard and made it available to all customers and partners in all regions. This is direct from their newsletter: …

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Setting up a “gatekeeper” account in Microsoft Exchange & Outlook

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Tip Of The Day – Gatekeeper Email Setup: Here’s the scenario… Assume you are an executive and you are lucky enough to have a personal assistant. Now, let’s also assume you are sick of getting email from just any Tom, Dick or Harry. What do you do? You make your PA your “Gatekeeper”. There are lots of ways to handle …

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Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac to be Released in October

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Microsoft’s latest version of Office 2011 is due out in October of 2011. It features many improvements over previous versions and comes in the following flavors: Microsoft Office for Mac Home and Student 2011 includes Word for Mac, PowerPoint for Mac, Excel for Mac and Messenger for Mac. It will retail for $119  for a single install and $149 for the …

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Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite and your Outlook work well together! #SaaS #BPOS #MS

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So you are setup with a FREE trial of Microsoft’s Business Productivity Online Suite and are enjoying all the online apps but something is missing, you don’t want to use web apps, you want to use all the features of Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 or 2010 that you have already paid for and know your way around. Well it is …

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Free Trial of Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite #cloudcomputing #bpos

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Are you tired of dealing with POP3 or IMAP mail from your ISP? Tired of SLOW email? Do you want to share calendars between coworkers? Do you want to see the same contacts, calendar entries and emails on your phone as you do in your Outlook on your desktop and also via a web interface? Do you want your mobile …

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Dual Monitors – Give it a try and increase your productivity!

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Many people from investment bankers to video and photo editors have been using multiple monitors on their desktops for years, but the majority of individuals have not realized the value in adding video “real estate” to their desktops. A typical computer worker will have a 19″ monitor on their desk, and spend a good part of their day flipping between …

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Avoid being blacklisted for spam – Use a mailing list manager like iContact, MadMimi or Constant Contact

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Let’s assume you are managing a mail distribution list with more than 50 people on it for a church or business and currently you are handling it in Outlook. Why not assume it is for a newsletter or bulletin… Some of the problems you face are as follows: ( AKA the Top 10 Reasons to Switch to Email Marketing) 10. …

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Bloggers can post directly to WordPress using Microsoft Office 2010

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Do you have a blog and tire of entering your entries through the WordPress web interface? Sure, some people post using Outlook and email their blog entries, but using Word to publish is another great weapon in your arsenal. Using Microsoft Office 2010, you can simplify your life a little by composing the posting in the familiar Word editor and …

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