26 May 2016

Your Business Quick Tip Alert
Vol 15 No # 120

1. MS Word hidden gem that will save you hours of your life
2. Is your marketing this bad?
3. Share the knowledge
4. Phone photos. From drab to fab
5. Where’s Debbie?

1. Word hidden gem that will save you hours

I bet you don’t know this MS Word gem that could save you weeks of your life.quick parts word Take a look at the image. See the tiny icon? It’s Quick Parts and Auto Text. It allows you to save anything you’ve typed. Be it a paragraph, a fully formatted document with images, a simple line of text. If you save it as Autotext, then whenever you start typing the name you’ve given it, you have the option of a single click insert of that ‘template’ It works for Word 2007/10/13/16.

Watch the 53 second how-to video. https://youtu.be/Gja79dDeATI

By the way, this is part of my 16 week online Outlook Quick Tip Boot Camp (there’s quick parts in Outlook too). Here’s a link to the Boot Camp brochure

2. Is Your Marketing This Bad?

There were six bullet points in a printed promotional mailer I received. It’s quite clear it was supposed to induce me to find out more about them.
Whoever put this together for them; along with whoever approved it; should be severely reprimanded.
Read the six bullet points, why they were so bad and how to make sure your marketing hits the spot. Read here

3. Please; share the knowledge

This newsletter started in 1999 (one of the first in Australasia). If you’ve been enjoying the tips over the months -years- decades; may I ask a quick, personal favour? Simply please let your friends and colleagues know about this newsletter and suggest they subscribe. It is terribly hard to get new subscribers in 2016; so any referrals you can make by sending this newsletter to your sphere of influence would be appreciated enormously. Debbie

4. How to take your photos from drab to fab:

Do you ever take in the scenery around you and think wow; how amazing. I must take a picture? But when you look down at the photo it just doesn’t compare?

Well I’ll let you in on a little secret called saturation just a tap waiting at the end of your fingertips. Take the picture I have used below as an example I was working in the Gold Coast last week and it’s hard not to fall in love with the endless white sand beaches and blue skies, yet the photo I took is slightly dull looking compared to the beautiful sunny day I was experiencing.

Drab to fab is super simple to do:

  1. iPhone open the photo, click edit> click the dial icon> click colour and again adjust to your desired colour.
  2. Samsung; open the photo> click the edit image icon> click tone> click saturation> then move your finger across the screen to adjust the colour.
  3. Iinstagram uploading a photo click edit>Saturation and then adjust to your liking.

Often even the smallest adjustments can add tremendous oomph into your photos.

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5. Where’s Debbie Get a speaking quote
Ask about small in-house customised training (minimum 6 people) training@successis.co.nz

2016 Confirmed Events Location
21 Nov How You Get More Done In Less Time Masterclass Perth
20 Oct WorkSmart Office Professionals Conference Gold Coast
5/6 Oct Leading Property Managers NZ Conference New Zealand
28/29 July IFA/PAA Annual Conference Auckland
26 July Speech Pathology Australia Training Melbourne
25 July How You Get More Done In Less Time Masterclass Melbourne
18 July How You Get More Done In Less Time Masterclass Sydney
28 June Rural Contractors Association Conference Bay of Islands
23 June Retirement Villages Assoc Conference Auckland NZ
16 June Auckland Masterbuilders Seminar Auckland NZ
18 May Henderson Matusch Conference Gold Coast
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