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80% of success is being on time.  (Woody Allen)


Excel 2016 – mixed references

Understanding absolute and relative references in Excel is critical.  You can either lock in a cell address in a formula with the F4 key (PC) or CMT T (mac).  You can also lock in a row or a column.  Video details this:

Access – create a customized form

This demonstrates creating a form that is customized with fonts, colors, and re-ordering data entry form as well as repositioning the data fields for legibility. This will work with earlier versions such as 2013.

How to sell your photographs online and turn your hobby into a Passive Income?

This has a lot of useful information for those of you wishing to commercialize your hobby.

Hi Everyone,

Photography is big business these days. Web designers, application developers, graphic designers, advertisers, publishers, marketers, bloggers, broadcasters and a lot businesses generally use images for their websites, digital magazines and mobile application as a fundamental marketing materials.

On the other hand, people purchase artwork for their homes. All of these photos need to come from somewhere. As a freelance photographer, you have numerous options to sell your photos online. And this can be a great way to create passive income that earns while you’re working on other things.

What Kind of Photos Do People Want to Buy?

Right now, one of the biggest consumers of online photography are bloggers and website owners and applications developers. Every piece of content created from blog posts to social media updates needs an attractive image.

To identify what an attractive image could be you need to identify what photography categories that are…

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Watermark your photos in Photoshop

If you wish to protect your photos from being “stolen” on the internet or in social media, you can add a watermark.  Of course you’ll have to be diligent in following up to catch the perpetrators.

The video is done in Photoshop CS6, this applies to earlier and current versions of the program.  A few tips on how to protect your photo from being cleaned up are included in this video.

This process is very simple and can be done by anyone with access to the program.

Windows Movie Maker – still useful!

Windows Movie  Maker has been around a long time – you can still download it on newer Windows computers – if you do an online search, you can find it.  It is user friendly and you can do a show with a soundtrack, transitions, title, and much more very quickly and efficiently.

Protect your photos with watermarks

Happy that your photos are safe online hidden behind aggressive watermarking? Maybe it’s time to reconsider. New Google research shows that a lot of watermarks, including those used by major stock websites, can be easily removed automatically by computers. But there’s a way to prevent it.

More on this is at this link – this does require a bit of skill with either Photoshop or Elements.


Word 2016 Tables

This tutorial shows how to create and modify tables in Word 2016.  You can even do calculations in a table (fairly easy, not recommended for anything complex, it is recommended that you do the table – with formulas – and copy/paste into Word)