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Our Most Popular Office 365 Tips & Tricks from 2016

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From using OneNote for project management to discovering hidden features in Word, there are tons of ways you can get more out of Office 365. Here’s a look back at this year’s most popular tips.

@Mentions in Outlook

This is an excerpt from our post Get Someone’s Attention in Outlook with @Mentions.

Using the @ symbol is a quick way to draw people’s attention to important things. Microsoft has rolled this handy feature into Outlook, so here’s how you can use it to get people’s attention in emails and also save time. (Note: This feature is only available in Outlook 2016, Outlook 2016 for Mac, Outlook on the web for Office 365 Business,, and Outlook on the web for Exchange Server 2016.)

OneNote for project management

This is an excerpt from our post 5 Keys to Using OneNote for Project Management.

Instead of investing in costly project management software, how about using a free program like Microsoft OneNote?

OneNote digital notebooks are available on all your devices and can be used for a variety of projects. Whether you are planning a wedding, heading up an office presentation, or writing a thesis paper, OneNote bends to your needs. This post focuses on tips for the office, but personal and school projects can be managed with OneNote using many of these same key principles.

Hidden features in Word

This is an excerpt from our post 3 Hidden & Useful Tricks in Microsoft Word.

There are lots of great hidden features tucked away in Microsoft Word that you probably don’t know about. From activating research tools, to changing the page color of documents to reduce eye strain, to easily capturing screenshots, here are three tricks that you will enjoy.

Word Online vs. Word Desktop

This is an excerpt from our post 3 Things You Can Do With Word Online That You Can’t Do With Word Desktop.

Word Online isn’t just a simple online word processor. To get the full value of the product, here are a few things you can do with Word Online that you can’t do in the desktop version of Word, like saving your files in the cloud.

Basic Excel tricks for beginners

This is an excerpt from our post 4 Basic Excel Tricks for Beginners.

Back to basics. New to Excel? Don’t worry–we can help. Here are some simple tips that can help you make the most of Excel and improve your efficiency.

7 essential Office 365 tips

This is an excerpt from our post 7 Office 365 Tips You Won’t Want to Live Without.

With different versions of Microsoft Office available, it can be hard to keep track of all the useful features that it has to offer. Here are seven tips to help you get the most out of your Office 365 user experience, ranging from teaching your inbox to de-clutter itself to unsending that accidental email.

Take advantage of these underused features in Office 365

This is an excerpt from our post Take a Bigger Bite Out of Your Waffle: 3 Underused (and Very Useful) Features in Office 365.

This post is designed to spark your interest in looking at a few Office 365 services which your organization could really benefit from using, like Office Video, Power BI, and SharePoint Online. The benefits of each service may be slightly different but fundamentally, this story is all about security, compliance, and ROI.

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