OneNote

Webinar: 5 cool things about OneNote (that you probably didn’t know)

Our introductory webinar on OneNote was popular, but lots of you wanted to know more than the basics. In this week’s webinar, you’ll learn five cool things most users don’t know about. We will also go over a few basics for the beginners. We start at 9:15 am Pacific Time with a Q&A to follow. Click the link below or go to http://aka.ms/offweb for more information on how to join…

Excel

Data’s got a brand new bag: PowerPivot for Excel (video)

There’s lots of data out there: LOTS. The digital universe is about eight hundred thousand petabytes (that’s eight hundred million gigabytes). Your business is no doubt contriubting to that number and needs a way to work with it. PowerPivot is a free add-in for Excel that can link multiple spreadsheets or even link to databases. That means you can work with millions–emphasis on the “s”–of lines of data. Excel also…

Not there? How to say you’re Out of Office in Outlook

Can’t find the Out of Office Assistant to update your contacts for a long July 4th weekend? Well, for Outlook 2010 you find it where you find all the other options and tools: the Backstage view (click the gold File tab in the upper-left corner of the program window) and then click the Automatic Replies button. This new video training goes over the basics of setting up Automatic Replies for…

PowerPoint

Fabulous free templates await: The PPT165 project is complete

Happy to announce that all 165 templates created by PowerPoint MVP Julie Terberg are now available as free downloads at Office.com. You can use these templates as-is, or unlock your inner designer (reproduction steps appear in each template’s Notes pane in PowerPoint). This is a sequel of sorts; we created PPT157 on the first set of Terberg’s templates and, well, you don’t mess with success. See more about the project including…

Better PowerPoint presentations: The Office Casual Way (video)

Here’s a little balm to sooth your nerves about presenting at your next meeting. I’ve collected some advice from presentation masters Seth Godin, Guy Kawasaki, and Garr Reynolds to help you create better PowerPoint Slides and give better presentations. Plus we’ll look at that ace you have up your sleeve: PowerPoint’s underutilized Presenter’s View tool. Read the full post to find help and how-to links discussed in the video. –Doug…