Article archive for 2006 – Page 3

Saturday, July 1, 2006

Which reminder is screwing things up?

This is another in a long list of the same class of questions: my reminders are broken. We did a great article recently that goes over some of the best steps for fixing reminder problems. Since we published the article, we’ve come upon one other step you might want to take. Read this article for that magical command-line instruction.

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Saturday, July 1, 2006

Once again, why won’t my reminders show up?

OutlookPower Van Murray isn’t getting reminders to pop up for "CEO" and "Assistant". Fortunately, Contributing Editor Francine Otterson has a great solution.

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Saturday, July 1, 2006

Storing data and data files in your email system

OutlookPower reader Gary Grinnell is thinking of moving from Yahoo’s free mail to either Outlook or Outlook Express so he can store files in his email. We’re not sure email’s the best solution for what he’s trying to do, but we’ll do our best to help!

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Saturday, July 1, 2006

What to do when reading a message makes it disappear

OutlookPower Mike Morriss seems to lose his email. Once he has read a message, it just disappears! In this helpful article, Contributing Editor Francine Otterson helps Mike get his missing mail back.

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Thursday, June 1, 2006

AddressGrabber Basic for Outlook: a must-have freebie for all Outlook users

What if there is an email signature at the bottom of an email with the sender’s phone number, Web site, address — all information that you would also like to have in your Outlook contacts database? Do you want to retype it all or even cut and paste, field-by-field? With this freebie, we show you a great way to make it happen. And, it’s free.

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Thursday, June 1, 2006

Who knew PR email was this controversial?

Last week’s Email Etiquette article, "10 bonehead mistakes PR people make when they send email" apparently awakened deep feelings among certain reader. In this installment of our Letters to the Editor column, we publish two letters from readers who found the material helpful and one really fun letter who found the article "deeply offensive". Seriously. You gotta stick around and read this one!

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Thursday, June 1, 2006

10 bonehead mistakes PR people make when they send email

PR people often get a bad rap. To many editors, the folks pitching stories are annoyances, constantly trying to get an editor’s attention for some useless story idea or another. But here at ZATZ, we’ve found that public relations professionals are, in the most part, key assets, helping us bring you the most complete and rounded stories possible. It would be far harder doing our jobs without the regular help we get from the great folks in PR. And so, knowing we truly value PR people, we bring you this article. It’s not intended to poke fun at boneheaded PR mistakes. It’s honestly actually intended to help our favorite PR professionals be more successful in using email as a communication vehicle.

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Thursday, June 1, 2006

Outlook 2007: What can you expect?

On May 23, Bill Gates announced the public availability of the 2007 Microsoft Office System beta 2. Naturally, we immediately dived in and started working with Office Outlook 2007. You can download the beta and check it out yourself if you like, or if you just want an idea of what the next version of our favorite application is like, read this article.

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Monday, May 1, 2006

Save yourself some tech support hassles with OutlookPower

It’s a holiday weekend here in the U.S. We all know what that means: extra work doing family tech support. Mom and Dad, Grandma and Aunt Lucy have all saved up their dumbest and most annoying tech support problems, just waiting for you to arrive and fix them. But, in the spirit of the Memorial Day, we’ll take pity on all our readers who are in the trenches of the tech support war. For a short time, we’ll waive our usual site-license fee and sign up your company, group, school, or organization en mass to OutlookPower at no charge.

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Monday, May 1, 2006

Using folders with Outlook to organize your mail

Organization is very important to Managing Editor Denise Amrich. You’d know that if you saw her desk. Because of her zeal for folders, she’s thrilled that they exist as tools in Outlook. In this Outlook Basics article, she discusses how to create and organize Outlook folders.

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