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Normal or Not? Choosing the best Style Strategy

When you are preparing content for reuse, your formatting decisions will affect how easy or difficult it will be every time you copy and paste that content in the future.   You can avoid many future headaches if you spend some time in the beginning getting the...
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What Can I do to Motivate Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and Ensure Better Compliance with Deadlines?

With the start of a new year, our thoughts often turn to ways to improve our processes and procedures. Let’s focus on how to improve our relationships and team-building in order to keep the content rolling our way as deadlines loom. Managing SMEs is a challenge for...
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Expedience Styles Survey Results

If you struggle with the process of formatting proposals, you are not alone.  Here are a few of the comments we received in our Styles Survey: “Your survey taps into all the concerns I have when doing manual Proposal responses.  Nice to see that everyone has the same...
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Record a Word Macro

Many of the operations you can perform in Microsoft Word can be recorded as custom macros.  In this post we will look at how to use the 'Macro Recorder' feature.   I frequently use bookmarks in my documents but turning the bookmark markers on and off requires going...
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Four Steps to Perfectly Organized Content

In an earlier series of posts we looked at how to make reusable content 'Copy-Paste ready' Now we can focus on organizing it in a way that will help us find the content we need easily, and make it easy for the other users of the content as well.   As mentioned in an...
Bullet Lists in Excel

Bullet Lists in Excel

“How do I insert bullet lists into Excel?” This is one the most frequent Excel questions that we receive at Expedience. Unlike Microsoft Word, Excel does not provide a simple way to apply bullets to a list. However, with a few simple tricks you can leverage Word’s...

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Checking-In on Google Docs

Checking-In on Google Docs

Google Docs:  Ready for Power Proposal and RFP Response Users? We frequently monitor the progress Google is making with Google Docs. Given the ubiquity of the Google offerings and their web-based approach we wanted to see what’s changed in the last year that may add...

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Why Professional Implementation Services?

Why Professional Implementation Services?

Most software implementations involve some amount of setup and configuration. So how do you know what the right amount of assistance is right for you? Yes/No Decision Let’s make this quick – take the help. Your budget request should include a line item for services to...

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Locksmithing for Excel RFPs

Locksmithing for Excel RFPs

 I respond to a fair number of RFP’s in Excel. The RFP’s are usually locked so I can only edit the answer cells, but sometimes there are other restrictions too, like not allowing images or not allowing me to even select and copy the locked cells. How can I tell what...

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The Awesomeness of AutoCorrect

The Awesomeness of AutoCorrect

 AutoCorrect is an automatic editing feature that is often maligned for causing unwanted and sometimes embarrassing word substitutions. It is also a long standing feature of Microsoft Word that can be used in some surprisingly powerful ways. You are probably familiar...

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Expedience Styles Survey Results

Expedience Styles Survey Results

If you struggle with the process of formatting proposals, you are not alone.  Here are a few of the comments we received in our Styles Survey: “Your survey taps into all the concerns I have when doing manual Proposal responses.  Nice to see that everyone has the same...

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