Monday, January 26, 2015

Google Voice Search

Here's a cool tip:
You can do searches from your computer without typing. :-)
In this post I'll show you how to turn on the "Search by voice" in Chrome.

Monday, January 19, 2015

Advanced Gmail Search...

Since Google is a search company, it only makes sense that their email solution is based on searching to find email you sent and received. In this post we will take a look at some of the ways we can make our searching more productive. Additionally, I'm providing a link for some of the keyboard shortcuts that work with Gmail.

Below is a link to a PDF document that you can print out. If you print the document as double sided it is a handy reference sheet for shortcuts and search.

Here is the direct link to the list of search commands from Google:

Keyboard shortcuts are listed by opening Gmail and typing the "?" (<Shift> + /)
Here is the direct link to the list of keyboard shortcuts from Funkatron (another printable PDF):

And finally, Google's guide to keyboard shortcuts:

Monday, January 12, 2015

More glitter (in your email signature)...

Email is simple, but you can make yours SPARKLE. Let me help you...
Today I will walk you through editing your email signature in the Gmail settings. Let's roll!

1. Open your browser and go to your Gmail account (
2. Click on the settings gear in the upper-right corner and choose Settings.

Monday, January 5, 2015


This week I am featuring an app called This free tool allows you create infographics.
Infographics are a fairly new way to help visualize information and communicate data in a way that helps people better understand.
One great thing about - you can use your Google account to login. If you have set up your Google + account you can log right in and connect your account.

Here's the link to the site:

Here's a five minute video tutorial on