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Collaboration in Microsoft Office: Painful but not impossible

New tools in Microsoft Office let you coedit documents in real time, but you must be prepared to jump through hoops.

5 tips for running a successful crowdfunding campaign

More entrepreneurs are raising money via crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter, but it doesn't mean you're guaranteed a home run.

How to become a LinkedIn power user in five easy steps

Use our guide to squeeze maximum value from the career networking service.

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Six ways to cope with flaky hotel Wi-Fi

If a troublesome network is keeping you from getting your work done, consider these other options.

8 secrets to super-productive telecommuting

Telecommuting sounds like a dream come true, but it takes effort to stay productive and motivated. Here's how to work from home the right way.

How to mute annoying email threads in Gmail

Sick of endless email threads? Can't delete them? Mute them instead! Gmail makes it easy.

Make your website stand out in Windows 8

New features in Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10 help you integrate your website and attract visitors to it.

Make your business shine online: 8 steps to boost visibility

Getting seen on the Web can feel next to impossible. Here's how your small business can overcome the odds and stand out from the crowd.

How to disable Office 2013's start screen

If you want to get straight to work, here's an easy way to bypass the new Word, Excel, and PowerPoint startup windows.

How to keep IT projects under control: 13 tips

Project managers and experts share their best advice for keeping IT projects on schedule.

Get your company started with Evernote for Business

Evernote wants its app to be your 'second brain.' Follow these steps to help your company harness Evernote's unique intelligence.

How to advertise on social media: Step-by-step on 4 networks

Before investing in an ad campaign, learn how to stretch your dollar and reach more people on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and StumbleUpon.

The ultimate Linux starter kit for small business

Linux machines can save your business cold, hard cash. Here's how to pick the best OS and apps for yourself, your workers, and your IT pros.