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Connecting a Gmail account to Microsoft Outlook

Connecting a Gmail account to Microsoft Outlook Getting started using Gmail with Outlook For Microsoft Outlook classes at DWC, you may need to setup an Outlook account on a home or personal computer.  We have some general guidelines to help you create your Outlook account as smoothly as possible. It is important to note that most DWC student accounts use gmail.  You may need to update settings for your gmail account before creating the Outlook account. Once created, Outlook will connect to Gmail and use IMAP/SMTP settings to communicate....

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5 Reasons To Use MailChimp For Your Business

5 Reasons To Use MailChimp For Your Business In the frenetic world of online marketing, it can be challenging to stand out as a small business owner. You may be overwhelmed with all the options out there for promotion and find yourself confused on which avenues to invest in to bring in clients and sales. Luckily, as time goes on, more user-friendly and effective solutions are being brought to the market and with a little research and learning, you can grow your business with less effort and more style! One of the greatest ways to reach...

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Get Your Head Into the Cloud

Get Your Head Into the Cloud There’s no turning back. Cloud computing is the next phase of the Internet’s evolution. This new era is shuffling bulky desktop PC’s out the door and access to unlimited amounts of data storage and software packages into your pocket…well, if that’s where you keep your phone. More and more businesses are moving to the cloud for many reasons. Some include: Data storage and backup (a.k.a. disaster recovery) Document uploads and shared management—instead of emailing multiple versions around...

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Using Filters and Folders Can Help Control Email

Using Filters and Folders Can Help Control Email Every morning when I turn on my computer, I am always a little nervous about the daily pileup of emails I need to reply to. It can be overwhelming at times, leading to many sunny days playing golf or goofing off while I should be working. Luckily, I work for myself so I can get away with that. However, controlling email has gotten easier over the years, and one of the big tricks I now use is incorporating filters into my email work flow. Filters are rules that you can write, and they help...

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A Simple Mail Merge Can Save You Time

A Simple Mail Merge Can Save You Time [Originally published in The Coloradoan on 4/6/12] If you have a list of contacts on your computer and are ready to start mailing to a large group of them, then you can put down your pen and let your computer do all the dirty work. With two of the most popular Microsoft programs, Word and Excel, you can quickly and easily create a mail merge system for your contacts. A mail merge is the combination of a data source and a word processing document to produce mailing labels, envelopes, form...

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