Archive for the ‘Office-Tech’ Category

Google Voice for Nonprofits

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“Google Voice for Nonprofits” isn’t a new Google offering intended for nonprofit organizations. It’s a question.

Is Google Voice right for nonprofits?

As with any worthwhile question, the answer is “it depends”: on the organization’s size, its culture, its work needs, and plenty of other things. This article takes a look at some issues to weigh in considering Google Voice for professional use. Read more…

Computer Viruses: Repel, Reveal, and Remove

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Virus prevention is a little like dental cleanings.

Maybe you put it off longer than you should, even though deep down you know that’s a mistake. Then when something finally goes really, painfully wrong you smack yourself in the head for not taking care of it sooner.

I’ll try to make this as painless as possible.

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Share Files Online — Part 3: Collaboration Tools

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You need to share files. Whether it’s with friends, clients, partners, or coworkers, there’s some file you need them to see, and vice-versa.

My last two posts drew a distinction between whether you’re file-sharing for publication or for collaboration (How to Share Files – Part 1: Overview), and then explored some options for the publication-based options (How to Share Files — Part 2: Publication Tools). Read more…

Share Files Online — Part 2: Publication Tools

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In last week’s post, How to Share Files – Part 1: Overview, I drew a distinction between publication-based online file-sharing and collaboration-based online file-sharing. Read more…

Share Files Online — Part 1: Overview

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Over the last few months I’ve answered a lot of questions about online file-sharing.

“Should I upload my files to my own website or put them on a file-sharing service?”

“How can I make a PDF available on my blog?”

“What about sites like Google Docs and Zoho?” Read more…

Decide Which RSS Feeds to Follow

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RSS is a great way to easily follow a lot of websites. This article isn’t an introduction to RSS—that’ll have to wait for another time—but if you’re new to RSS or just a little hazy on the details, I highly recommend you watch the 3-minute video RSS in Plain English.

Even though RSS is awfully convenient, eventually even the convenience of having your favorite sites condensed into one place can get overwhelming. Read more…

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