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Leave no room for hackers to operate

May 22nd, 2018
Leave no room for hackers to operate

For most people, social media is a convenient way to stay in touch with family and friends. For a small group of people, it’s an opportunity to profit off other people’s trust. Here are some things you can do to continue enjoying Facebook and Twitter without compromising your privacy.

How Cloud Backup Helps Your Business

May 15th, 2018
How Cloud Backup Helps Your Business

New threats to businesses’ precious employee and customer data emerge every day, so the only surefire way to protect your files from viruses, theft, and other unforeseeable disasters is to partner with a leading cloud backup provider. With a basic understanding of how cloud backups work, you can set up a plan that is economical and customized to the needs of your business.

How to set up your Skype for Business

May 4th, 2018
How to set up your Skype for Business

Long gone are the days when you have fly out for hours just to conduct business meetings. Skype for Business has now made it possible for businesses to instantly meet and close business deals over the internet. Read on to find out how you can ensure your business conversations always run smoothly.

Microsoft Office 365 – OneNote

May 1st, 2018
Microsoft Office 365 – OneNote

Microsoft OneNote is one of the most popular and powerful note taking applications out there - and it's free! While OneNote is simple and an easy application to pick up for basic needs - there are also many underlying features to take your tasks and note taking to the next level!

This month we will be going over the Microsoft Office 365 application, OneNote! Tune into Facebook for our live video on May 24th at 1:30 PM for 20 - 30 minutes of OneNote training.

Microsoft Office 365 – Tips & Tricks: Outlook & Word

April 27th, 2018
Microsoft Office 365 – Tips & Tricks: Outlook & Word

Video by Mike Ritsema, i3 Business Solutions
Incase you missed Mike Ritsema on Facebook Live - we are here to fill you in on a few essential tips and tricks to use from day to day.

In the video, Mike will go over:

Microsoft Outlook:

- Go Offline (Primary View)
- Turn off notifications
- Customize the Ribbon
- Move to Folders (Primary View)
- Creating Rules (Primary View)
- CC Folder
- Quick Steps
- Email Options:
- Delay send to 5:30 PM
- Follow-Up: Reminders
- Drag & Drop
- Calendar
- Folder
- Favorites
- Properties

Microsoft Word
- Customize the Quck Access Toolbar & Ribbon
- Open - Close
- Bullets - Numbers
- Font - Show/Hide
- Copy - Cut / Paste
- Print Preview
- Pin for Easy Access
- Save as PDF
- Don't need Adobe
- Open a PDF in Word

Microsoft Windows 10 – Tips to use throughout the day

April 23rd, 2018
Microsoft Windows 10 – Tips to use throughout the day

Video by Nick Herner, i3 Business Solutions
In this video, we will be showing you another set of Microsoft Windows 10 Tips and Tricks to use throughout the day.

The tips and tricks are as follows:
- Minimizing Windows quickly and easily
- Windows 10 Start Menu
- Additional settings from the Start Menu
- Windows X Key
- Window Snapping
- Audio playback settings
- App view settings

The Earth Day Mindset

April 20th, 2018
The Earth Day Mindset

Earth Day is upon us - this Sunday to be exact! It’s the yearly reminder to make you stop and think about the place that we all call home. There are a few ways to get yourself back into the mindset of being mindful and appreciative of the home that we all share!
Ride your bike!
Many of us rely on our personal vehicles, the bus, or even Uber to get around from day to day.

What private browsing can and can’t do

April 16th, 2018
What private browsing can and can’t do

As you surf the web, it’s nearly impossible to keep your internet activity completely private. Certain websites collect personal information for marketing purposes and your browser keeps track of all the websites you visit. But that browsing information can also fall into the wrong hands, which is why you should consider using private browsing if you want to keep your online activities to yourself.

Leadership Luncheon: Technology Marches On

April 11th, 2018
Leadership Luncheon: Technology Marches On

Mike Ritsema, President of i3 Business Solutions, will be presenting at the "Leadership Luncheon: Technology Marches On" hosted by the Sparta Rotary Club. The luncheon is taking place on on Monday, April 23rd from 11:45 - 1:00 at the Sparta High School.

Top 6 new features for Microsoft Teams

April 9th, 2018
Top 6 new features for Microsoft Teams

Are you using Microsoft Teams to streamline communication between your employees? If you are, get ready to enjoy a more convenient workplace chat platform. Microsoft has recently announced six new features for Teams.
Cortana Integration
One new feature that Microsoft will bring to Teams is Cortana, Microsoft’s virtual assistant.