18 tips for entrepreneur to get more sleep!
More sleep means more fruitful and productive days. Feeling a little stressed? Not to worry getting the right amount of sleep can make a huge difference for your working day. At DCP we tend to work long hours building complex website design projects for our clients.
Libre Office 6 Writer Beginners Tutorial
In the tutorial, I will go through some of the fundamentals of using Libre Office 6 Writer. We will build a letterhead document which you can use in your business using free Libre Office 6 Writer software. I will show you how to: Create a custom header and footer, Add your company logo, add your business address, add your website address, add URL links, create font styles, create bullet lists, add images, add and format tables, + much more
How to change Google Chrome Background
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to change Google Chrome Background. Did you know that you can change your Google Chrome Background with a few simple mouse clicks? Why not add your business logo to an image or use a holiday photo for a nice custom chrome background?
What are the common pitfalls you need to avoid when starting a new business?
Entrepreneurs need to know how to prevent making mistakes when starting a new business. Making mistakes in business is not uncommon, we all do it, but we also have to learn from the mistakes we make. Why not avoid the common mistakes in the first place?
How do 16 of the most successful entrepreneurs start their day?
You will be hard-pressed to find someone that enjoys waking up before seven o'clock in the morning. We all do it because we have to, and not for the sheer joy of being awake in the early morning hours. Some of us will hit the snooze button constantly and only vacate the warm comforts of bed until the very last minute.
Useful tips on how to get 1000 shares on blog posts
Writing awesome blog posts is one thing, but getting people to share your content is another. Your first goal should be to share your newly published blog post across your social media accounts. Use the power of your followers to generate traffic to your blog posts.
10 essential key steps to starting your own small business
So you want to start your own business? It can seem like a big decision to make, planning can take valuable time and sometimes you will have days where you begin to question why you started in the first place. To help put things into perspective for you, here is a step by step guide that will help you through the process.
How to Make a Custom Calendar in Word
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to make a custom calendar in word. I will use MS Word office 365 to complete this tutorial. We will add images and design a table to display calendar months. In this video tutorial, I will show you how to Wrap Text Around Pictures In Word.
Weird and very strange ideas that are prosperous
Ever wondered if your idea might have turned into a lucrative business? Your family and friends thought that it would never work so you didn't take it further. Sometimes in life, you have to jump in the deep end and start working on something you believe in, even if other people do not.
7 good reasons people why do not trust your website
People are increasing worry about online security and, with the growing number of scam artists and unofficial websites out there, rightly so. The secret to a trustworthy website is the inclusion of lots of facts, a substantial ‘about us’ page, and usable contact information.
12 morning rules for successful entrepreneurs
Most entrepreneurs and prospering business individuals have set routines at breakfast time, what to know more? Wouldn’t it be great if you could finish work at 3 pm every day? Well starting at 9 am and working until 5.30 pm is a common practice in most businesses, but as a business owner, you have the freedom to work whatever hours you like.
How to Customise Your Start Menu in Windows 10
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to Customize Your Start Menu in Windows 10. This tutorial is useful if you want super fast access to your applications. I like to organise my start menu so I can access the applications with a few simple mouse clicks.
30 inspirational quotes that every business owner should read
sometimes in business, we run out of inspiration, so why not check out 30 inspirational quotes from leading business owners. Running a business can be overwhelming and very challenging so read through these 30 inspirational quotes to give you a boost in the right direction.
Libre Office Calc - Array Formulas and Functions - Part 1
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to use Libre Office Calc Array Formulas and Functions. Array Formulas and Functions can speed up the tasks when using spreadsheets. When you have to analyse data in a spreadsheet, Array Formulas and Functions can help proceed data more efficiently.
How to create a CSV file using Libre Office Calc
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to create a CSV file using Libre Office Calc CSY stands for "Comma Separated Values". I often use CSV files when uploading data to third-party websites. CSV files can be opened in LibreOffice Calc, Open Office Calc, and Microsoft Excel.
How to install free Fonts on Windows 10
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to install free Fonts on Windows 10. Finding free fonts you can use on your artwork projects is super simple.there are lots of websites where you can download free fonts. In this tutorial, we will download fonts from Font Squirrel.
Libre Office Calc Spreadsheet - Cell Borders Tutorial
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to add borders to spreadsheet cells using Libre Office Calc 6. Adding borders to spreadsheet cells makes it easier to view content on a computer screen, in a PDF file or when you print the document.
Libre Office Calc - How to format cells
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to format cells in Libre Office Calc 6. It is important to understand how to format cell correctly in LibreOffice Calc. When cells are formatted correctly the data entered will display in the correct format. You can also change how data is displayed depending on the chosen format, for examples, currently, values may contain a "£" or "$" sign.
Google Forms Beginners Tutorial
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to use Google Forms start to finish. Google Forms can be embedded on your website, sent as an email link or posted as a link on social media. At DCP we use Google Forms to get feedback once we complete a website design project. It is always good to understand what your customers think about your business and processes, you can then make improvements and have even more happy customers.
Libre Office 6 - Calc - Basic Formulas Tutorial
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to use basic formulas in Libre Office Calc 6. Understanding how formulas work in spreadsheets can save you lots of time. You can use formulas to repeat processings like adding numbers together or create more custom complex formulas for data analysis.
Vivaldi Web Browser - Beginners Tutorial
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to use Vivaldi Web Browser onto Windows 10. Vivaldi Web Browser is a new browser with some interesting features which are not found at present on Firefox, Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge. Why not give Vivaldi Web Browser a try?
How to install Vivaldi Web Browser - Windows 10
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to install the Vivaldi Web Browser onto Windows 10. Vivaldi Web Browser is a new challenger browser with some interesting features which cannot be found on Firefox, Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge.
How to use Windows 10 Snipping Tool
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to use the Windows 10 snipping tool. The snipping tool is super useful if you simply want to screen capture your computer screen, a specific part of an image, document or web page. You can then make comments or highlight parts of the image for reference. You can quickly send the image using popular email applications with a few simple mouse clicks.
Libre Office 6 Calc - How to create a bar graph
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to How to create a bar graph using Libre Office 6 calc. Calc is a free software application which is very similar to Microsoft Excel or Open Office Calc. Calc is a spreadsheet application which can be used for making graphs, charts and recording data set information.
How to add a custom desktop background on Windows 10
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to add a custom desktop background on Windows 10. Why not make your Windows 10 desktop unique by adding a custom desktop background or background slide show. Adding a custom desktop background is a simple process using Windows customisation tools. So make your very own custom desktop background today by simply following the video tutorial above.
How to create an email signature on Window 10 mail
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to create an email signature on Window 10 mail. Window 10 mail is the free software application included on your Windows 10 computer. I see Window 10 mail for my personal emails but it is also good to have a signature added which saves time when composing emails.
How to create an email signature on gmail account
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to create an email signature on a Gmail account using a few simple steps If you are using Gmail for business or even personal use it is a good idea to set up a signature when sending out emails. I use a custom signature on my Gmail account for business, this saves a lot of time not having to type out my contact details each time I send an email.
Save your business time with 16 different ways to get more work done
Hard at work entrepreneurs with short time have an easy way of getting more work done with simple productivity hacks. At DCP we plan our daily tasks first thing in the morning and set out a timescale for completing our business development and web design work.
How to install Libre Office 6 on Windows 10
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to install Libre Office 6 on Window 10. Libre Office is a powerful set of applications which can be used to create Written Documents (Writer), Presentations (Impress) and Spreadsheets (Calc). Libre Office is similar to Microsoft Office application. The main difference is it is FREE!
How to convert Mac pages document to Microsoft Word document
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to convert Mac Pages document to Microsoft Word document. Sometimes a client will send you a formatted document which you can simply not open, in most cases this is a compatibility issue between Windows and Apple Mac software.
The best tips ever to learn from highly successful entrepreneurs!
Founding father and revolutionary scientist followed a strict thirteen-week plan to allow self-improvement, he made sure to concentrate on one virtue a week. He would wake up at 5 AM and ask himself ‘What good shall I do this day?’ before three hours of work starting at 8 and then after lunch another three hours dedicated to work. He only dedicated four hours of his schedule to sleep and kept his food breaks to a strict timetabled routine.
Convert uppercase text to lowercase text using Microsoft Word
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to quickly convert uppercase text to lowercase text using Microsoft Word. Have you ever received a document or email which is all uppercase text? I know how you feel, it can be frustrating to read or edit. Using Microsoft Word you and quickly reformat the text with a few simple mouse clicks.
How to convert Microsoft Word to PDF file
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to convert a Microsoft Word document into a PDF file using Smallpdf online conversion tool. In most cases, you should be able to convert a Word Document into a PDF file using MS Word, Libre Office or Open Office without the use of online tools. But in some cases where you do not have the correct plug-ins of applications installed on the device you are using, tablet/mobile then smallpdf.com is the tool to use.
Libre Office pivot table tutorial
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to setup Libre Office pivot tables. Pivot tables allow you to structure and filter vast amounts of information using custom table structures. In basic terms, the goal of pivot tables is to give you an overview of information which can be easily viewed and interrogated. You can also create custom charts directly from a pivot table.
Libre Office conditional formatting tutorial
Libre Office contains some useful features and in this tutorial will look at conditional formatting. Conditional formatting simply allows you to change the content or style of a spreadsheet cell based on specific conditions you create. There are various types of conditional formatting which can be used and the type used depends on the content of your spreadsheet cells.
How to split data into separate columns using Microsoft Excel
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to split data into separate columns using Microsoft Excel. This is a useful process when you want to take data from a single column and split data into two separate columns. A good example would be when you have a first name and last name in the same column but want to separate these within your Microsoft Excel spreadsheet.
How to save a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet in CSV format
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to save an Excel Spreadsheet in CSV format. CSV stands for Comma Separated Values. CSV files are normally used for importing and exporting data from web and desktop applications. A good example is importing email addresses into a newsletter system, mail-chimp uses CSV files for importing emails into a mailing list.
How to save RFT document as JPG file
In this video tutorial will show you how to save RFT documents as JPG files. In some cases, you may want to save a text-based document as an image file which can be e-mailed or uploaded to your website. The text-based file can be edited but the JPEG file will be an image so the content cannot be manipulated.
How to write a 1000 word article without ever typing a word
In this video tutorial, I will use Dragon Speaking Naturally to demonstrate how you can write content for your website without ever tying a single word. Wouldn't it be great if you could type up a 1000 word article without ever touching the keyboard? In this video tutorial, I will show you how I create articles using Dragon speaking naturally.
How to check your website Google search engine ranking using SerbLab
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to check your website search engine rankings using Serp Robot. Wouldn't it be great if you could check your website Google search engine ranking for free? In this video tutorial, we will use SERPLab to check your website ranking.
How to create flowcharts using Libre Office Draw
Not many people know that you can create amazing workflow diagrams using Libre Office Draw. At DCP we use Libre Office Draw to create workflow diagrams for complex web design projects. We find that it is easier to break down complex projects into smaller parts and to represent the workflow using a visual diagram.
How to create a custom background for Libre Office Impress slides
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to create a custom background for Libre Office Impress presentation slides. Have you ever wanted to create a presentation but need to add some flair to the slides? Libre Office contains a powerful set of application which includes Impress. Best of all Libre Office is free to download and use.
How to email large files using We Transfer
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to email large files using we transfer. Has anyone ever sent you an e-mail with crazy large attachments which take absolutely ages to download? This can be very frustrating when you turn your computer on in the morning and have to wait for all your e-mails to download which contain large files as attachments. To get around this problem you can send large files using We Transfer.
How to create charts using Libre Office Calc
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to create charts using Libre Office Calc. Libre Office Calc is a powerful spreadsheet application; best of all Libre Office Calc is free! Libre Office Calc can be used to create a wide range of charts which can be used to show different datasets for your business activities and accounts.
Top 5 awesome and free software applications!
In this video tutorial, I will show my Top 5 awesome and free software applications! So you're looking for free applications which you can install on your computer to enhance your business productivity and your creative skills. In this video, I have compiled a top 5 free software applications which you can download today. I use these applications in my business every day.
Top 5 Open Office Calc short cuts to save you time - Part 1
This is a free video tutorial. In this video tutorial, I will show my top 5 Office Calc short cuts to save you time. (Part 1). Open Office is a free suite of office applications which you can download onto Windows, Linux and Apple Mac computers. Open Office contains an application Calc which is a spreadsheet application similar to Microsoft Office Excel.
Windows 10 Creator - Application Folders Tutorial
This is a free video tutorial. In this video tutorial, I will show you how to organise your applications on Windows 10 Creator. I recently downloaded the latest version of Windows 10 Creator and found some great new features which I hope you will find useful as well. In this tutorial, I will cover the first feature and show you how to create application folders on your Windows 10 start menu.
Creating effective titles and headlines for website page content
Before fashioning a domain and getting creative on the keyboard, you must first learn what your prospective customers want from you. What’s the best way to help them understand your content? And what’s the most effective way to obtain and keep them as customers?
How to install open office on Windows 10 Tutorial
This is a free video tutorial. In this video tutorial, I will show you how to install Open Office on Windows 10. Open Office contains a powerful set of applications which allow you to create written documents, spreadsheets, databases and image artwork.
12 Tips to compelling content that answers your customers questions
Are you creating content for your website which customers find compelling and valuable? There is little value in creating content just for the sake of it, this is simply a waste of your time and instead, you should concentrate on creating content which is helpful to your website visitors.
How to calculate VAT - simple method VAT calculation
This is a free video tutorial. In this video tutorial, I will show you how to calculate VAT using a simple method and calculator. Calculating VAT can be very simple once you understand the basic formulas which are required. There a few different ways to calculate VAT. In this tutorial will use a calculator and some basic formulas to calculate VAT at 20%.
VAT Bookkeeping Tutorial - Small Business - Expenditure Tracker - Part 3
This is a free VAT Booking Keeping Tutorial for small businesses. In this 3rd tutorial, we will focus on creating an Expenditure Tracker. Keeping track of business expenditure is essential for any small business. From years of experience, I have found that simply creating a well-documented spreadsheet should help you to understand your daily, weekly, monthly and yearly business expenditure.
VAT Bookkeeping Tutorial - Small Business - Invoice Template - Part 2
This is a free VAT Booking Keeping Tutorial for small businesses. In this 2nd tutorial, we will focus on creating a VAT Invoice Template. Designing and invoice template can be a little bit tricky when you're not fully understanding all of the components required. In this tutorial, we will use OpenOffice Calc to design a custom VAT invoice template which you can reuse multiple times to send out invoices to your customers.
VAT Bookkeeping Tutorial - Small Business - Invoice Tracker - Part 1
This is a free VAT Booking Keeping Tutorial for small businesses. In this 1st tutorial, we will focus on Invoice Tracking and calculating VAT. Keeping track of which customers have paid you is essential for any small business. Understanding which customers you have to chase up for outstanding payments can be very difficult if you're not keeping track of who has already paid and when
Libre Office Calc spreadsheet beginners tutorial
This is a free Libre Office Calc Beginners Tutorial. In this tutorial, we will cover the fundamental of using Libre office Spreadsheets. Libre Office Calc is a spreadsheet software application which is very similar to Open Office Calc and Microsoft Excel. Libre Office Calc can be used to complete various analytical and business documentation tasks.
How to calculate average using open office calc tutorial
In this tutorial, I will show you how to calculate the average using open office calc. Understanding how to calculate averages can be a very useful business tool. Averages can be used to give you an overview of different aspects of your business such as average fuel cost per month, average phone bill per month, average staff wages per year etc. In this tutorial will use OpenOffice Calc to create a spreadsheet and then calculate averages.
Open Office Calc Spreadsheets - Sort Columns - ascending order / descending order
In this tutorial, I will show you how to sort columns in Open Office Calc using ascending order or descending order. Sorting columns in a spreadsheet can be useful when you need to analyse data. Sorting by date or name is often required when analysing large data sets in a spreadsheet.
How to add page numbers to an Open Office Writer document
In this tutorial, I will show you how to add page numbers to an open office writer document. Open Office Writer is a great tool for a small start-up business. Open Office Writer allows you to create written documents for your business which can be e-mailed directly to your customers in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.
Open Office Writer - Save as PDF or Word Document Tutorial
In this tutorial, I will show you how to save an Open Office Writer Document as a PDF or Word Document. Open Office Writer is a word processing application which is very similar to Microsoft Word. You can create text-based documents for your business. In this tutorial, I will show you how to save your Open Office Writer document as a PDF file or compatible Word document file.
Open Office Calc Auto Sum Function - Open Office Tutorial
Open Office Calc Auto Sum Function - A simple video tutorial explaining auto sum function in Open Office Calc. The Auto Sum Function in Calc is useful when you simply what to add up all numbers in a row or column. This is especially useful when you are working on bookkeeping for your business.
Open office writer - how to create tables tutorial
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to create tables using Open Office 4 Writer. Creating tables in a text document is a great way to organise and present tabular based information. Using a few simple tips from this video tutorial, you will be able to start adding tables and organising data in an Open Office writer document.
Open office calc basic formula tutorial
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to use basic formulas in Open Office Calc. Using formulas in spreadsheets can help you speed up your workflow, data entry and analyse data quicker. I often use formulas to assist in complex spreadsheet calculations.
Bookkeeping for small business tutorial part 3 - open office calc spreadsheet - expenditure tracking
In this final tutorial (I hope you made it this far) we will focus on creating an expenditure tracking spreadsheet. Wouldn't it be great if you could look at the spreadsheet and find out how much you have spent on fuel over a period of a month or year? Or how much you have spent on telephone bills or broadband costs?
bookkeeping for small business tutorial part 2 - open office calc spreadsheets - invoice template
This is a free video tutorial for small business bookkeeping - part 2 - open office calc spreadsheets - invoice template design. In this 2nd bookkeeping, the tutorial will focus on designing a custom invoice template. We will design the invoice template from a blank spreadsheet document, the goal is not only to design a custom invoice but also give you a better understanding of how to layout documents using Open Office Calc.
Bookkeeping for small business tutorial part 1 - open office calc spreadsheets
This is a free video tutorial for small business bookkeeping - part 1 - open office calc spreadsheets - invoice tracking - bookkeeping training. In this video tutorial, I will show you how to keep track of invoices which you have sent to your clients. By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to keep track of all your invoices and know who has paid and more importantly how has NOT paid so you can chase up payments.
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