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Screenshot Tools, Tips, and Shortcuts: How to Capture Anything on Your Screen

Matthew Guay / August 8, 2018

Screenshots are the simplest way to show off your new program, point out a bug, and save that picture on Facebook to your camera roll. They're the easiest way to save anything on your screen. And they're so integral to the way we work, every operating system comes...

How to Take a Screenshot on a Mac

Matthew Guay / August 8, 2018

Macs come with screenshot tools to capture precisely what you want—your full screen, a specific window with or without its shadow, or just a small section of your screen.

The only problem is, Macs hide their screenshot tools behind keyboard shortcuts. You need to memorize a few shortcuts—or...

How to Take a Screenshot on a Windows PC

Matthew Guay / August 8, 2018

Windows for decades has included one screenshot tool: A button that copies a screenshot of your full computer's screen to your clipboard. You'd then open Paint, paste the picture, add any annotations you want, then save and share it.

There are far more screenshot tools in today's...

The PowerPoint Online Guide: How to Make and Present Slideshows Anywhere

Matthew Guay / August 7, 2018

Over the past thirty years, PowerPoint has become synonymous with presentations. Give a speech, present a new product, share finances in a board meeting—all are typically done with a PowerPoint presentation. That’s easy enough if you’re presenting from your laptop and have Microsoft Office installed.

Or it...

Our Favorite Zaps: Manage Your Music and Podcasts Automatically

Jill Duffy / July 30, 2018

People who use Zapier usually want to make their working lives more productive. But sometimes, people leverage the service to automate aspects of their personal lives, too. It's this personal use case angle that got me thinking about how I could use Zapier to manage music and podcasts in...

5 Instagram Marketing Strategies for Your Business

Stephen Altrogge / July 20, 2018

According to Pew Research, 35% of American adults use Instagram. And the platform is even more popular among the younger crowd: a whopping 92% of Instagram users are between the ages of 18-49. Even if your business isn't currently using the platform, your customers most certainly are.

While businesses...

How to Use Trello for GTD

Jill Duffy / July 5, 2018

Visually oriented people need a way to stay organized that plays to their strengths. If you're visually minded, you might be more productive and focused if you can see all your tasks laid out in one view. Color-coding can flag upcoming tasks that deserve your attention now or steer...

Data-Powered Documents: How to Combine Facts and Figures in Modern Writing Apps

Matthew Guay / July 2, 2018

It’s a rare day when you can write a document in one sitting using only one app. Far more often, we switch back and forth between document and apps, pulling research, data, and quotes together before working it into one piece.

You can keep writing documents in the old...

Be More Assertive With This Tech Trick

Jill Duffy / June 28, 2018

Do your word choices inhibit your ability to be effective at your job? Do your friends and family think you're wishy-washy? Being assertive through language doesn't come naturally to everyone. Unassertive people often rely on hedging words and phrases that make what they say less definitive and less...

Track Sales More Effectively with Facebook Offline Conversions

Ellie Wilkinson / June 21, 2018

Facebook ads put your product or service in front of billions of people on the social network. But what happens when those people see your ads and then become customers outside Facebook—whether it's on your site, at your brick-and-mortar store, or at some other point of sale? Facebook...