Online Study Tools

online study toolsThe internet is full of websites designed to meet your every need, from political gossip to cat memes. However, when it’s time to get down to business it can be difficult to find reliable tools to help you get the job done.

This article presents a collection of websites that offer distinct, well-developed resources to increase your productivity.

15 PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts for masterful slide creation

PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts

A good PowerPoint presentation has a lot to do with what you see on that deck, and how it was put together. These keyboard shortcuts will make it all easier.

Of all the programs in the Microsoft Office, PowerPoint is easily the one that requires the most artful usage. Novelists might use Microsoft Word, but you’d never be able to tell that based on what you read on the page.

What to look at when choosing between different printing services

what to look for when deciding on printing servicesWhatever your work is, and whether it’s done from home, or an office, you’re bound to have printing requirements.

Doing your own printing, or using local print shops, can be time-consuming, expensive and deliver variable results. Compared to this, online printing services offered by companies provide an easy and cost-effective service.

A quick online search, however, will reveal dozens of online printing services, so how do you know which one is right for you?

How to breathe life into an old Mac

optimise an old macYour old Mac might be a bit creaky but there’s plenty you can do to restore its youthful vigour—and much of it doesn’t cost a dime.

Your Mac gets a bit slow and creaky as it gets older, and we can probably all identify with that. Unlike with our stupid, weak-willed bodies, though, we don’t have to accept our Macs’ slowing down and eventual obsolescence as a crashing inevitability.

5 Myths About Selling on Amazon

Selling on AmazonYou may have heard that Amazon is expected to reach $100 billion in annual sales within the next two years, but there’s something else you may not have heard: Over 40 percent of merchandise sales are attributed to third-party sellers.

That means that over $40 billion in sales is going to outside merchants.

What is RSS all about?

Rss FeedRSS is an Internet protocol, a standardized way to publish frequently updated content to the Web. RSS makes it easy for originators to make their content quickly and broadly available. Many devices, including tablets, smartphones and PCs can easily access this content. RSS is short for “Really Simple Syndication”, but don’t worry about that phrase. It’s just a dumb name for a beautiful idea.

Five apps for hitting the slopes and playing in the snow

snow-apps-iosIn some parts of the country, the ski season is in full swing—and if you want to take advantage of all of this glorious powder, you’ll need more than just a basic weather forecast to get the most out of skiing, snowboarding, or just a fun-filled snow day. Grab these iOS apps to get all the details about your favorite ski resorts and snow conditions, and to connect with other winter sports pals. With these apps, you’ll never miss out on

Mac security options everyone should know


As our lives increasingly go digital, security is a major concern not only for the various online services we use, but also for the devices on which we save our data. Chances are that if you’re reading this article, you own a Mac. And on your Mac, you’d like much of the work you do on it to be kept private.

The Three Deadly Sins of eCommerce Site Images

ecommerce eshop website irelandAsk any specialist in the field and they will tell you one thing: eCommerce is all about design when it comes to conversions. A snappy, well-engineered site greatly increases the chance of converting a visitor into a consumer. Likewise, a poorly designed online shop will deter clients. Images are one of the key areas that largely determine whether your visitor stays and buys something or closes the tab in disgust. Here’s the top three deadly sins of images in eCommerce design.

Swedish ISP to let users shield Internet activity from police

protect your internet privacySwedes have started to sign up for a free service from ISP Bahnhof to hide their Internet communications metadata from the police, and the company’s CEO is urging other European ISPs to follow suit. The Swedish ISP will start offering a free VPN (virtual-private-network) service to its customers on Monday.

That same day it will also resume retaining customer location and traffic metadata for

Reducing Abandoned Shopping Carts In E-Commerce

how to commit to saleIn March 2014, the Baymard Institute, a web research company based in the UK, reported that 67.91% of online shopping carts are abandoned. An abandonment means that a customer has visited a website, browsed around, added one or more products to their cart and then left without completing their purchase. A month later in April 2014, Econsultancy stated that global retailers are losing $3 trillion (USD) in sales every year from abandoned carts.

Proofreading Tools for Professional Writers

proofreading software

Claims that professionals writers use software that is wildly different from that used by other people and students is silly. The expensive software packages are used less than the free online tools or the ones that come with Microsoft Word, Office or Works.

How to increase traffic to your videos

Increase traffic to your videosVideo can be a powerful way to market your business and get your brand in front of a large audience. People love video, and it provides a way to get to know your company’s product or service in a way that blogs and other forms of media can’t. That said, no matter how awesome or informative your video is, if the right people don’t see it, it doesn’t matter.

Common Mistakes with Websites

Improving SEO for WebsitesIt’s apparent that in this new era of information technology, having a website is important to almost all businesses. However, many business owners, usually from small and medium sized companies have completed up their websites and then found them not performing to expectations. This is especially common for