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Microsoft Word

There are more than 70 Microsoft Word video tutorials and tips listed in numerical order on this website. Start learning Microsoft Office by learning Microsoft Word. Watching my tutorials in order is equivalent to taking a class that you can come back to as often as you like, for free. Visit Word Tutorials

Microsoft Excel

Almost all of us use Microsoft Excel at some point in our careers. My Microsoft Excel tutorials and tips take the mystery out of working with Microsoft Excel. There are more than 45 Microsoft Excel tutorials to help you navigate the software. Enjoy.  Visit Excel Tutorials

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is used by most of us to send and receive emails. We spend so much time on this task that it is imperative that you learn how to become efficient with managing email. We will explore Microsoft Outlook with more than 25 tutorials on how to make the most out of Microsoft Outlook and all of its tools.  Visit Outlook Tutorials

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint is a tool to create presentations for many different settings. I have created more than 20 tutorials that will teach you how to use Microsoft PowerPoint. In addition, I will review resources that will make your presentations in PowerPoint awesome. Visit PowerPoint Tutorials

Computers 101

If you are looking to improve your computer skills, you have come to the right place. I specialize in helping everyday computer users get more out of their computers. My free tutorials will teach you how to be a better computer user every day. Visit Computer Tutorials

Google Tips & Tools

Google is an amazing resource. It is a search engine. It is a library at your fingertips. I will teach you new search tips and techniques, as well as, all about tools that Google offers to computer users. You thought you knew Google! Visit Google Tutorials

iPhone & iPad Tips

I am from an iPhone family. My wife and children use iPhones. Therefore, I strive to create and find iPhone and iPad tips and tutorials that will help the everyday user. These tools will add a new dimension to your life every day. Visit iPhone Tutorials

QuickBooks Training

I use QuickBooks for my business and I teach my clients how to use QuickBooks. These tips and tutorials will teach you how to get started using QuickBooks at your business and is also a great resource for training employees to use QuickBooks.  Visit QuickBooks Tutorials

Attention Android Device Users: I Need Your Help!

I have been in iPhone user for years and as you can see that there are many tips for iPhone users on this website. I am looking for ideas for Android tips and training on Android devices and I need someone to assist me with that endeavor.  Do me a favor, take a look...

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Kim Komando

Kim Komando is the host of an American talk radio program based on the popularity of smartphones, televisions, tablets, personal computers, the use of the Internet, and the complexities of buying and using all forms of consumer electronics. (source Wikipedia) I...

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40 Free Microsoft Word Training Classes and Tutorials

Free Microsoft Word Training Classes, Tutorials and Articles Tony Holowitz founded Teach an Old Dog New Tricks to provide free computer training videos, tutorials, articles and educational resources to computer users in a wide variety of subjects that include...

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YouTube Tip 2: YouTube is Number Two

When You Search Google, Expect to See YouTube Results. My experience has been that when I tell my students to search for things they tend to go for Google. There is nothing wrong with that and it is a great place to find things. However, when I suggest that they...

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Google Maps

Google maps are an amazing resource! Google maps can be used for getting simple maps, driving directions for your car or bike, for public transportation such as buses and trains and much more. You can have Google maps on your smartphone and use it to give you...

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11 – Google Search Tips: Calculator

Google is a calculator and I suspect you didn't know that. In this video tutorial I will show you how to use Google to do both simple and slightly complex math. Don't be scared, the math is harmless. Tony Holowitz: Free Google Search Tips...

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2 – Microsoft Word 2003 Tip 2: Getting Started

This video tutorial covers many of the fundamentals of working with Microsoft Word 2003. I often refer to Microsoft Word 2003 as "old Office." Microsoft Office versions 2007, 2010 and 2013 I refer to as "new office."  When Microsoft Office 2007 was introduced they...

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2 – Excel 2013 Training Class

Do not be intimidated by Microsoft Excel 2013. In this tutorial we will take a look at moving around in Microsoft Excel. We will insert some simple text and show you how to move things around. We will also look at resizing columns and rows.  Excel has more than 16,000...

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Alexa: Amazon Device Support via

All of the information below is from Amazon's website (as of 2-21-18).  I expect this information will change over time so keep visiting the help page here: Amazon Device Support › Alexa Help Featured Articles Set Up Your Echo Connect About Echo Buttons Shop for...

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Computer Tip 2: Learn Microsoft Word First

Learn Microsoft Word First When I teach people about computers I always tell them a great place to start is with Microsoft Word. I can only speak for myself, but when I teach people Microsoft Word I also teach them a lot of little things that will carry over into...

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iPhone Tip 14: Google Maps

How to Use Google Maps, Traffic and GPS on iPhones At some point you will have an experience with your iPhone that will make you say WOW! All of the sudden you realize how powerful that little phone is; you'll realize it's like having a computer in your pocket.  That...

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Access Tip 14: Creating Reports

If you want to show some of your data to another person, you'll often want to make it look as professional as possible, and simply showing them a table or query may not be impressive enough. Luckily, Access lets you turn a table or query into a report that you can...

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29 – Outlook Training: Modifying Rules

This is how you modify rules that you have already created in Microsoft Outlook. I could spend a lot of time on this task.  I'm going to show you just enough so that you can go in and practice your skills here.

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