Office 2008 for Mac: Small Business Projects

with Maria Langer
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Office 2008 for Mac: Small Business Projects
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In Office 2008 for Mac: Small Business Projects, author and business owner Maria Langer shows how anyone can build a small business with the tools provided in Microsoft Office 2008. Maria teaches the concepts as she creates documents that every business needs: business cards, letterhead, contact records, and invoices. She demonstrates how the Office applications contain all the functions and features needed to build a strong company identity and communicate with customers. Throughout the course, Maria gives tips from the perspective of a successful small business owner, highlighting the features that she uses every day. Exercise files accompany this course.

Topics include:
  • Building a strong company identity with Word
  • Scheduling and modifying meeting and events in Entourage
  • Creating custom themes for slides in PowerPoint
  • Building a break-even analysis with Excel
  • Creating an invoice template with fixed information using Excel
  • Designing a company flyer or marketing piece using Word templates
  • Organizing contacts and managing projects in Entourage
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- Hi, I'm Maria Langer. Welcome to Office 2008 for Macs, Small Business Projects. If you're using Office 2008 and want your business to thrive and grow, then this is the course for you. I'll be walking you through a variety of business projects that you can easily modify to meet your own business needs. I've grouped these projects into stand alone chapters so you can find the ones that interest you without having to go through the whole course. Among other things, I'll be showing you how to create letterhead for your company, design and print business cards, manage your business contacts, perform a mail merge, create invoices and track accounts receivable, and create colorful presentations.

Throughout the course, I'll be emphasizing branding and consistency and document appearance to help your company stand out from the others. I'll be showing you how to use Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Entourage in ways that may be new to you. Now let's get started with Office 2008 for Mac, Small Business Projects.

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