Your website Google ranking depends not only on having a secure certificate (https) but also on the speed of loading. You can check the link of your website at this Google PageSpeed Insights page: https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/ Note that it gives separate results for both the desktop & mobile versions of your website.
For years, many of us have accessed our email via an email client like Outlook, Thunderbird, Evolution, or Eudora. Whilst these programs are powerful, things get messy when you try & access mail from multiple devices. The proliferation of smartphones, notebooks, netbooks, tablets/ipads, & desktops makes it difficult to synchronize mail to all devices. When […]
If you use Gmail to access your email, you may like to activate a very handy feature called “Canned Responses”, which is available under Google Labs. These are stock responses you can use for common requests, saving you having to retype it every time. To activate Canned Responses: 1. Click the “Settings” link near the […]
Delete Messages: To delete a message in a Gmail IMAP account, move the message to the [Gmail]/Trash folder. Archive Messages: To archive an email or remove it from a folder (i.e. Gmail label), “delete” the message. Mark Messages as Spam or Not Spam: To report an email as junk move the message to the [Gmail]/Spam […]
Recently I experimented with using the online spreadsheet available in Google Apps to manage our price list. I’ve been very surprised by the functionality & ease of use. For many years I saw these online apps as merely viewing tools to open documents when on the road. But after using it for over a week […]
If you have a Google spreadsheet that you want to hide the gridlines, simply go to the View Menu, select Gridlines & toggle the checkmark to off. It’s that easy!
Have you ever had a situation where an important email you’re expecting never made it to your Inbox? Instead, Gmail incorrectly classified that legitimate email as spam & moved into the spam folder. This can particularly be a problem with newsletters that you have subscribed to. There are two ways to whitelist emails in Gmail. […]
I often get asked by clients about cloud computing. Is it the best option their needs? The answer depends upon your specific requirements & how you use the software. PROS 1. Always up to date. Software that needs to updated regularly is often better via a cloud subscription service. That way you have the latest […]
Microsoft Office has been the default business application for nearly two decades, but times are changing. Nowadays there are viable options for those willing to be innovators. LibreOffice is a free office suite that is stable, fast & easy to use. It has the feel of Office 2003, & is available for Windows, Mac & […]
Two-factor authentication consists of something you know (like a password) and something you have, (such as a phone or security key). Once you enter your user name & password, you’ll be prompted for a second code that may be SMS’d to you, generated by an app such as Google Authenticator, or issued via a security […]