By Jess Stratton | Monday, September 15, 2014
This week on Monday Productivity Pointers, I’m going to show you how you can migrate over to Google Apps—specifically, how you can start using the cloud-storage app Google Drive and work with your documents within it.
By Jess Stratton | Monday, September 08, 2014
It’s easy to post pictures on social networks, but sometimes we’re looking at them from such small screens that it’s easy to miss tiny details that can compromise your privacy—or worse, someone else’s.
In this week’s Monday Productivity Pointers, I’ll show you how to easily blur or cover up a small portion of a photo before posting it on a social network.
By Jess Stratton | Monday, August 25, 2014
In many online calendar apps, such as Google Calendar and Outlook.com, you can get a daily email of all your appointments for the day. It’s one email, and it contains a digest view of your entire day.
In this week’s Monday Productivity Pointers, I’ll show you what the email looks like, and how to enable the feature in both Google Calendar as well as Outlook.com.
By Jess Stratton | Monday, August 18, 2014
You may have heard of the popular web clipper and note-taking app Evernote.
The makers of Evernote have another highly useful app to create annotations on photos, screenshots, web pages, even maps! The app is called Skitch, and I’m going to show you how it works on this week’s Monday Productivity Pointers.
By Jess Stratton | Monday, August 11, 2014
Welcome to Monday Productivity Pointers! The goal of the course is to find a more direct way to do something you’re already doing.
Today, I’m focusing on keyboard shortcuts for YouTube.
By Jess Stratton | Monday, August 04, 2014
A long time ago in Monday Productivity Pointers, I posted a video about a fantastic remote desktop connection app called Crossloop. It was fast, it was easy, and there was absolutely nothing not to love about it. Using a desktop PC, Mac, or tablet, you could easily connect to someone else’s computer and either view it or remote control it.
A few months ago, the makers of Crossloop shut off the service. But today on Monday Productivity Pointers, I bring you a suitable alternative called join.me.
By Jess Stratton | Monday, July 28, 2014
Lots of offices have calendar scheduling systems in place, like Outlook, Google, or Lotus Notes. If you want to schedule a meeting, you can add your list of invitees and see when they’re all available to schedule it. It’s an easy process.
What’s not so easy is when you need to schedule a meeting for a group of people who aren’t on a unified calendar scheduling app.
You know what happens next: The emails start flying around with everyone listing dates they’re available, and dates they’re not. It’s nearly impossible for everyone to wade through each other’s typed-out schedules to find a single date and time when everyone is free—and by the time you find it, one of the guests has suddenly become unavailable again.
In this week’s Monday Productivity Pointers, I’ll show you a website that can help with this process.
By Jess Stratton | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Sharing and simultaneous collaboration is a huge benefit to using Google drive—but what if you have to share a Google Doc file (such as a word-processing document) with a user who doesn’t actually have a Google account?
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