ACS - Advanced Computer Solutions

Category: MS Office TIps
Microsoft license audit
August 15, 2017

Today, I want to talk about licensing Microsoft, specifically. We’ve been providing IT services to small businesses for over 15 years and we’ve never had a license audit until recently. 

3 More Mistakes Rookies Make In PowerPoint
October 29, 2013

Several weeks ago, I shared several mistakes rookies make when making presentations in PowerPoint.   I had come up with such a long list that I decided to write another post.   Here are 3 MORE mistakes people make in PowerPoint presentations. 

3 Mistakes Rookies Make in PowerPoint {Easy Office Productivity Tip}
September 30, 2013

So you have a presentation to make.  Maybe it's a new customer or maybe you've been asked to speak at a professional group or conference.   Since many people are visual learners it makes sense to have a PowerPoint presentation. 

53 Useful Excel Tips for Businesses
August 13, 2013

Microsoft Excel is such a powerhouse for small business that I find two things happen when I try to share tips on it.  First, that everyone uses it differently because it is so versatile.  Second, that because there are so many ways to use it, I have a hard time narrowing down what I want to share.   So today, I've decided to share a round up of the best tricks and tips from around the web for Microsoft Excel.  

5 Tips for Creating Budgets in Excel
June 13, 2013

Budget season may be long gone, but if you work for a large, corporate environment, you are probably already starting to think about next budget season already.   If you are working for yourself, or are in a smaller business, this is probably a good time to review and rework the budget for the remainder of the year. 

Easy Office Productivity Tip - 5 Tips for Long Word Documents
May 28, 2013

Many times you are just creating short documents in Word.  But what about those longer documents, like multiple page quotes or even books or manuals? Here are 5 tips for navigating in long Word Documents easier.

Easy Office Productivity Tip - Make Your Own Business PowerPoint Templates
April 16, 2013

At some point almost every business will need to make a presentation & most of the time, it's best to have slides.  It can be incredibly easy to get sucked into spending more time on the design of the presentation than the content that you put into it. 

Top 5 Tips for Microsoft Excel
February 12, 2013

Looking to be able to use MS Excel more efficiently?   The Office Blog has compiled a list of the Top 5 Posts about Excel in 2012.    Among the tips you can learn?

Legal assistants, adding calendar events via outlook by the number of days they are to take place.
May 21, 2012

In the world of lawyers and the law there is often a need to establish events that happen after a certain number of days.  In 30 days file this, or in 60 days this needs to be done.  Now this doesn't happen too often in my world.