TechnoZen

Email and forum etiquette

Ever wonder if you’re driving other people batty with your email or forum interactions? Podcaster Gary Rosenzweig can let you know if you’re putting a foot wrong. Outside of warning people against ALL-CAPS TYPING, WHICH READS LIKE SHOUTING, Rosenzweig notes tips like: quoting only necessary parts of

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Enjoy podcasts in half the time

I’m a podcast junkie. I subscribe to far more podcasts than I’m ever going to get the time to listen to or watch. Here’s an interesting fact about downloaded podcasts, either audio or video, that rely mainly on the spoken word – you can play them back

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Empty inbox to zap stress, boost productivity

I’ve written about the individual steps your can take to deal with your email inbox, but I recently wrote this post and decided it would be a good idea to link to the individual tips from this one post. Stress-free productivity: You can do lots of things

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Creating address book entries using email

An email inbox isn’t the right place to keep track of your contact information. Don’t believe me? Try it sometime and see if you don’t lose people’s phone numbers and email addresses among the – what – hundreds? Thousands? of other emails sitting in there too. The

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Creating calendar entries using email

An email inbox isn’t the right place to keep track of your meetings, events and social gatherings. Don’t believe me? Try it sometime and see if you don’t lose your calendar invitations among the – what – hundreds? Thousands? of other emails sitting in there too. The

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Creating tasks using email

An email inbox isn’t the right place to keep track of your to-do list. Don’t believe me? Try it sometime and see if you don’t lose your list among the – what – hundreds? Thousands? of other emails sitting in there too. The consequences? Not doing the

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Introducing… the Delete key

I was once guilty: years ago, my Outlook inbox would sometimes overflow with stuff that wasn’t necessary. Unsolicited messages from PR companies (we journalists get plenty of those), unsolicited electronic commercial messages (distinct from outright spam) and other stuff could clog my inbox and, consequently, fuel the

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Don't be a phish

Oddly, in the four years or so since the MacMost.com video below was published, not much has changed in the world of phishing. Phishing commonly refers to the activity of tricking people into surrendering financial or other important information using official-looking emails.

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Viewing two pages at once

It’s easy enough to do when you read a dead tree book – just put your thumb in the table of contents or index while you flip from page to page looking for the stuff you want. You can easily view two documents on screen as well,

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Bookmarking your document

When you create a cross-reference in a Word document, you can choose a number of different “hooks” to link that reference to. Headings, tables and numbered items might be the most popular such hooks. Sometimes, though, hooks aren’t precisely where you want them to be, so you

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