#260 2011 Top Ten Tips

It’s hard to believe another year has come and gone and that we’ll be starting the sixth year of these weekly tips. The upcoming year promises to bring many new things to all of us and I look forward to all that’s ahead. Thank you for joining me every week and I always love to hear from you, so if you ever have any thoughts or suggestions please send them my way.

To wrap up the year, here are the ten most popular tips from 2011. At least these are the ones that had the most traffic on the web site.

1. PowerPoint Notes Pane

How to avoid ‘slideumentitis’ – the #1 PowerPoint crime – by moving your text off your slides and down into the Notes pane. Trust me – your audience will thank you!

2. The Biggest Loser: PowerPoint Edition

How to shrink your PowerPoint files when they get overly bloated and out of control.

3. Dropbox: Like ‘Magic’ For Your Files

How to sync your files and/or back them up across computer and devices so they’ll be available anywhere you need them. Get yours here.

4. Six Million Dollar Presentation Tips

A collection of shortcuts to use during PowerPoint presentation such as how to jump to a specific slide, blacking out your screen, and more good stuff.

5. Apps To Be Thankful For

A collection of useful applications and software that I’ve personally found helpful.

6. Move & Copy Excel Worksheet Tabs

How to work with Excel data that is spread across multiple tabs or between different spreadsheet files.

7. Word: Cliffs Notes Version

The Word edition of the Clif Note series, a short & simple guide to mastering your documents. You can also check out the Excel & PowerPoint versions.

8. 5 Things You Should Know About the Excel Fill Handle

The fill handle is one of my all-time favorite and most used Excel functions.The fill handle is quite powerful, capable of filling thousands of rows in the blink of any eye – you just need to know these tricks.

9. Password Manager

LastPass just may be “the best solution possible” for managing your passwords.

10. Replacing Fonts in PowerPoint

How to replace one font with another across your entire presentation.

Do you have a favorite? Was it one of these or another one?

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