Online Training

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Online Training

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How to use labels and filters to organize your Google mail inbox

Keeping your email account organized can be tedious and we usually just end up neglecting email organization altogether. However, Google mail (Gmail and Google Apps) has the right tools to help you stay organized and to do so with minimal work on your part. Check out this tutorial to find out how to keep your inbox clean, organized, and colorful.

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Email signatures…but smarter

Most people know about and use email signatures as a quick way to attach their contact info to an email. However, we often want differing signatures to correspond with the recipient: business emails should get your business address and work phone # while personal emails should get your personal mobile phone #, etc. This video covers how to do exactly this in both Gmail and Outlook.

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How to create memorable yet uncrackable passwords

We all have passwords–lots of them, and we all have to deal with making them memorable but not guessable or crackable. We also have to update them and keep them fresh. We’re even supposed to avoid reusing the same password for our numerous logins! This video takes you on a stroll through the sometimes-frustrating Password Park.

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How to set up an automatic vacation/out-of-office email reply

It’s nice to notify the people that send you email when you plan to be out of the office. This way, they have a heads-up regarding when they should expect a reply from you and whether they should contact someone else (if they have an urgent need). This video shows how to set up automatic out-of-office email replies in both Gmail/Google Apps and Outlook.

 

How to use Dropbox: a magical flash drive

Dropbox.com is a cloud-based tool for file storage. Perhaps you use a flash drive for portable data needs. Yet, you’d rather not carry the physical flash drive around, or have so much precious information stored on a breakable, stealable, not-backed-up drive. Try Dropbox for your mobile storage needs!

 

Pull in email from a separate account into your Gmail account

Perhaps you use and like your Gmail account, but you’ve got other email accounts that you need to check. Learn how to pull them all into your Google mail account so that you can access all your email in one place. Even learn how to do this in an organized way so that your emails stay sorted according to what account they came in through.

 

Pull in email from a separate account into Outlook (part 1)

(Part 1 of 2) Perhaps you use and like Outlook, but you’ve got other email accounts that you need to check. Learn how to pull them all into your Outlook interface so that you can manage all your email in one place. Even learn how to do this in an organized way so that your emails stay sorted according to which account they came in through.

 

Pull in email from a separate account into Outlook (part 2)

(Part 2 of 2) Perhaps you use and like Outlook, but you’ve got other email accounts that you need to check. Learn how to pull them all into your Outlook interface so that you can manage all your email in one place. Even learn how to do this in an organized way so that your emails stay sorted according to which account they came in through.

 

How to convert to a Google email (Gmail) account

One difficult thing about email accounts is that once you’ve picked one, you’re kindof stuck with it. Switching to a new account is tedious: exporting/importing all of your mail and contacts to the new account, updating your contact information with your online services, and notifying all your friends and family to the new address. Well, of all the web-based email services, Google mail makes this conversion quick, easy, and painless. Learn how to convert today!