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How to open an M4B (Audiobook) file with a Windows computer

Have you ever received a file with the extension .M4b and not been able to open it even though people keep telling you that...

Make images and text appear on click in PowerPoint

With a PowerPoint presentation, it can be useful to have certain slides or words appearing when you click the mouse, giving the presenter control...

How to transfer a calendar from Apple iCal to Google Calendar

Managing calendars can be a tricky business and when it comes to sharing them with other people, or a virtual assistant, Mac users often...

Make sure your email publications are seen by embedding from Publisher

So it's that time of year and I figured it's only right to bring you a festive themed tutorial today! Granted, this tip can...

Claiming VAT back on mileage

  Something we're often asked by clients is "Can I claim the VAT back on mileage?". The answer is yes - but not on all...

How to import a list of events into your Outlook Calendar

As a Virtual Assistant I quite often get asked to organise client’s diaries for months at a time, this used to involve going through...

Video tip: Embedding a video in to a Mailchimp email

I've had lots of requests asking me how to embed a Youtube video in to a Mailchimp email so that subscribers see a screenshot...

What is Page Layout View and How do I Use it?

If you're using an Excel spreadsheet that contains a large amount of data or many columns, it can sometimes be difficult to adjust the...

Your VA services are too expensive aren’t they?

This week a potential client said to me "- you're expensive, my Accountant says I can get a much cheaper book-keeper". Should I be...

Syncing online calendars between Google and Apple iCal

You'd think that with the technology available to us today, something as simple as simple as viewing an online calendar on a device of...

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