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Can my prospects and customers book time with me online?

Can my prospects and customers book time with me online?

Can my prospects and customers book time with me online?

Just occasionally you encounter a piece of software or online service where you think … “where has this been all my life?”

Trying to find a mutually convenient time for a meeting and the usual rigmarole of “you send me your dates and I’ll send you mine” is enough to drive both parties to distraction. Equally, trying to engage with a new customer via a submitted website form can lead to similar issues .. sometimes you just can’t get together for that all-important initial chat! Wouldn’t it be fab if your customer or prospect could just book a time online that reflects your own diary commitments?  Well .. if you use Office 365 Business Premium (now Microsoft 365 Business Standard) or some Office 365 enterprise packages then you can … for free! Read More

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Is SharePoint Online a Document Management System?

Is SharePoint Online a Document Management System?

SharePoint is a Document Management System.

I am often asked if SharePoint can be used as a document management system – this is quite an odd question as that is exactly what SharePoint is…so how did we get to the point where that is questionable?

SharePoint has been through quite a revolutionary journey from petty file share to modern Intranet in a box. However, we seem to have got to a point where the visual has overtaken the reputation of the functional. So, let us clarify and answer the question asked:

So, what do we need from a Document Management system?

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How do I get started with Microsoft Teams?

How do I get started with Microsoft Teams?

Video training resources for Microsoft Teams

We seem to be having almost daily conversations about Microsoft Teams right now with the Coronavirus being so disruptive; people have heard of it and are curious to know how to use it and how it can improve their communications with colleagues, customers and suppliers. “How do I get started with Microsoft Teams?” is a common question.

Most Office 365 Business subscriptions include this product and it can be an impressive aid to teamwork and collaboration. If you have it .. why not use it? The truth is that in most cases, people don’t know quite where to start.

Please find below three excellent, instructor led videos on Microsoft Teams from Microsoft themselves. Read More

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What is Microsoft Office 365 and how much will it cost?

What is Microsoft Office 365 and how much will it cost?

What is Microsoft Office 365 and how much will it cost?

Updated May 2020 to reflect Microsoft branding changes.

LindseyHall200Many queries end up here due to confusion surrounding this question. So, lets start with what Microsoft Office 365 isn’t …. it isn’t a single product. It is in fact an extensive collection of products; anything from a simple email box to a complete cloud-based ecosystem with software such as Word, Outlook, Excel included.

Some products can be purchased individually and some only as “bundles” of these same products depending on whether you are a home user, small business, enterprise or educational user. Confused? No idea on how to start pricing this up? I guess that is why you are here. Read More

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Microsoft Office 365 hidden gems to make life easier

Microsoft Office 365 hidden gems to make life easier

Services you may not know you have!

Many who use Office 365 do so just to gain a professional email service, or if you have Office 365 Business Premium then you will also enjoy the suite of Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook.

What most don’t appreciate however is that with your Microsoft Office 365 Business Premium subscription there are some hidden and underused gems here that you can use to make life just that bit easier! (Some are also included with the Microsoft Office 365 Business and Business Essentials subscription) Read More

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