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  • view course page for QuickBooks Payroll Essential Training

    Learn to manage and run company payroll with QuickBooks Payroll and these tutorials from Bonnie Biafore.

    1h 30m
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  • view course page for Small Business Secrets

    Small Business Secrets with Dave Crenshaw

    Learn the secrets of successful small businesses in this weekly series with business coach Dave Crenshaw. Get a new tip every Tuesday.

    4h 59m
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  • view course page for Weekly Office Workshop

    Weekly Office Workshop with David Rivers

    Get a new Microsoft Office tip every Tuesday. Take a five-minute break to improve your productivity and efficiency.

    4h 2m
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  • view course page for Word 2013: Mail Merge in Depth

    Create personalized letters, envelopes, labels, and even email messages that address recipients by name, with the Mail Merge feature in Word 2013 and these expert-led training videos.

    2h 46m
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  • view course page for Word 2013: Creating Long Documents

    Learn Word 2013 for authoring reports, white papers, books, and other long documents and explore best practices for planning, writing, and sharing them.

    3h 19m
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  • view course page for Home Techonomics

    Home Techonomics with lynda.com Staff Authors

    Discover the latest in home technology. Get reviews and recommendations of products like fitness monitors, smart lighting systems, speakers, routers, and other devices that make our lives more productive and fun.

    1h 27m
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  • view course page for Office for iPhone First Look

    Get your first look at the new (free) Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Office apps for the iPhone and iPad.

    22m 52s
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  • view course page for Monday Productivity Pointers

    Self-contained tips on the latest online tools, such as Google Apps, Skype, YouTube, Mint.com, Etsy, and more.

    10h 57m
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  • view course page for Securing Microsoft Office Files

    Keep your Microsoft Office documents secure and private with these tutorials for Office 2007, 2010, 2013, and even Office 365.

    1h 21m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Slideshare

    Get the most from SlideShare, the wildly popular website for sharing presentations and other knowledge online.

    45m 24s
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  • view course page for Google Sheets Essential Training

    Discover how to use Google Sheets to edit spreadsheets and analyze data.

    2h 50m
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  • view course page for iWork for iPad Essential Training

    iWork for iPad Essential Training with Richard Harrington

    Discover how to use iWork, Apple's office productivity suite, on the iPad.

    4h 48m
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  • view course page for Migrating from Office 2007 to Office 2010

    Upgrading from Office 2007 to Office 2010? Get used to the new interface, and explore the latest features in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

    2h 10m
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  • view course page for Typing Fundamentals

    Typing Fundamentals with Anson Alexander

    Learn how to type fast, efficiently, and ergonomically.

    47m 16s
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  • view course page for Migrating from Office 2010 to Office 2013

    Upgrading from Office 2010 to Office 2013? Get used to the new interface and touch controls, and explore the latest features in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

    2h 3m
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  • view course page for Windows 8.1 Tips and Tricks

    Get more done with Windows 8.1. Learn time-saving techniques and keyboard shortcuts for finding files, managing your display, optimizing system performance, and much more.

    2h 11m
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  • view course page for Delivering Keynote 6 Presentations

    Delivering Keynote 6 Presentations with Richard Harrington

    Learn how to deliver a Keynote presentation that wows your audience.

    1h 49m
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  • view course page for Excel 2013 Tips and Tricks

    Excel 2013 Tips and Tricks with Dennis Taylor

    Discover the best tips and tricks in Excel 2013, and unleash the real power of this popular, powerful software.

    4h 34m
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  • view course page for Speeding Up Your Home PC for Beginners

    Discover simple ways to speed up your home PC and free up more space on your hard drive.

    45m 52s
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Meetup

    Discover how to use the popular group event organizer Meetup—the place to make friends, participate in activities with people who share your interests, and network with local industry experts.

    1h 2m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Asana

    Up and Running with Asana with Bonnie Biafore

    Discover easy project and task management with Asana.

    57m 19s
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  • view course page for Selling on Etsy

    Selling on Etsy with Jess Stratton

    Start selling your handcrafted products on Etsy, the online marketplace and eBay alternative for artisans and small businesses.

    38m 39s
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Bitcoin

    Understand the bitcoin virtual currency and how it compares to other forms of money; learn how to send, receive, and "mine" it; and discover how to protect and track your bitcoin transactions.

    1h 0m
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  • view course page for Quicken 2014 Essential Training

    Learn how to manage your money and chart your financial future with Quicken, the personal finance application.

    2h 44m
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  • view course page for Word 2013 Power Shortcuts

    Word 2013 Power Shortcuts with Maria Langer

    Unlock the full capabilities of Word 2013 with expert tips, tricks, and shortcuts.

    3h 33m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with WebEx Meetings

    Discover how to use WebEx Meetings to host, manage, and record online meetings.

    2h 17m
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  • view course page for Keynote 6: From Outline to Presentation

    Learn how to build a Keynote presentation from scratch, and transform a rough outline into a polished presentation.

    2h 18m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with QuickBooks Online

    Discover how to use QuickBooks Online and manage your finances in the cloud, anywhere you go.

    2h 56m
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  • view course page for Getting Things Done

    Getting Things Done with David Allen

    Learn the art of getting things done with world-renowned productivity expert David Allen.

    47m 9s
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Eventbrite

    Discover how to use Eventbrite to plan events and issue tickets.

    41m 18s
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  • view course page for Gmail Essential Training

    Gmail Essential Training with Jess Stratton

    Learn the basics of composing, sending, and replying to messages with Gmail, the free email service from Google.

    2h 10m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Square Register

    Learn how to start taking payments anywhere with Square Register, the payment processing solution that's perfect for small businesses.

    44m 7s
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  • view course page for Google Docs and Sheets on iOS First Look

    Get a first look at Google Docs and Google Sheets, the standalone iOS apps for working with Google documents and spreadsheets offline and on the go.

    25m 23s
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  • view course page for Webinar Fundamentals

    Webinar Fundamentals with Sally Norred

    Learn how to plan and host webinars for your company.

    1h 51m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with IFTTT

    Up and Running with IFTTT with Charles G. Hollins

    Organize your life across digital platforms. Connect devices, apps, and services; automate tasks; and web-enable lights, appliances, and even wearable tech with IFTTT—the free "if this, then that" web platform.

    1h 25m
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  • view course page for Office for iPad First Look

    Office for iPad First Look with Jess Stratton

    Discover the new Office for iPad applications: Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

    21m 21s
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  • view course page for Keynote: Builds, Transitions, Animations, and Effects

    Discover how to use animation effectively in Keynote presentations.

    1h 30m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with GoToMeeting

    Learn how to easily work face-to-face with anyone anywhere with GoToMeeting.

    1h 42m
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  • view course page for iOS 7: iPhone and iPad Essential Training

    Get the most out of your new iPhone or iPad. Learn to make calls, email, browse the web, get around town, take notes, shoot photos and videos, listen to music, and more.

    8h 21m
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  • view course page for Overcoming Procrastination

    Overcoming Procrastination with Brenda Bailey-Hughes

    Learn strategies for overcoming procrastination, managing time, and getting more done.

    19m 1s
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  • view course page for Windows 8.1 Essential Training

    Get up to speed with all the features in Windows 8.1, including gestures, apps, security enhancements, and more.

    5h 3m
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  • view course page for Setting Up Your Mobile Office to Work from Anywhere

    Learn to choose the right equipment, set up productivity tools, and keep connected on the go, in this course on setting up a mobile office.

    2h 8m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Lync Online

    Learn how to conference, collaborate, and share screens with Lync.

    1h 18m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Basecamp

    Up and Running with Basecamp with Bonnie Biafore

    Explore how to better manage projects, teams, and schedules using Basecamp, a popular cloud collaboration tool.

    1h 40m
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  • view course page for The Creative Spark: Iyeoka, Recording Artist and Poet

    Recording artist Iyeoka explores her roots in Boston and her evolution from a pharmacist who dreamed of being an artist to a successful songwriter and poet.

    9m 16s
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  • view course page for Freelancing Fundamentals

    Prepare yourself for a new career or transition to freelancing.

    2h 12m
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  • view course page for Delegating Tasks to Your Team

    Delegating Tasks to Your Team with Britt Andreatta

    Explores how delegating helps your team build experience while meeting business goals and introduces a four-phase model to delegate tasks and projects large and small.

    50m 27s
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  • view course page for Outlook 2013 Essential Training

    Learn how to leverage the power of Outlook to stay on top of all your important connections.

    3h 6m
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  • view course page for PowerPoint 2013 Essential Training

    Teaches the basics of creating, editing, and sharing presentations with PowerPoint 2013.

    3h 19m
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  • view course page for Word 2013 Essential Training

    Teaches you the basics of working with documents in Word 2013, from creating and editing to formatting text.

    5h 9m
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