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What is a Pivot Table in Excel
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What is a Pivot Table in Excel?

If you’ve been working with Excel for any period of time you may have seen or heard the phrase “Pivot Table”. The phrase itself sounds …

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Discover how to morph in PowerPoint
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Discover how to Morph in PowerPoint?

Have you discovered the new Morph transition in PowerPoint? If you haven’t then you are in for a real treat! Most people know about the …

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Improve Time Management with the Outlook Calendar
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Improve Time Management with the Outlook Calendar

Although Outlook is known for being the #1 email software program available, I find that its other features tend to be forgotten. One such function …

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WordPress

Why are there two versions of WordPress?

Did you know there are two versions of WordPress? Maybe you’ve seen references to WordPress.org and WordPress.com and wondered why there are two entirely separate …

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What is Microsoft Planner Feat
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What is Microsoft Planner?

Microsoft Planner is part of the Microsoft 365 suite of applications.  Planner provides a simple, yet very effective way to manage teamwork and tasks. Microsoft …

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Basic SEO practices for website design
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Basic SEO practices for website design

Quite often enquiries coming in through my website or via social media contain a common request. “I’d like to rank on page 1 of Google …

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Using Microsoft Teams in the Primary Classroom
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Using Microsoft Teams in the Primary Classroom

The past 12 months have seen a huge increase in our reliance on online learning platforms. With various lockdown stages across the country, and worldwide, …

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How to improve productivity using OneNote
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How to improve productivity using OneNote

What is OneNote? Microsoft OneNote is a free program offering users an in-depth and flexible way to write notes, drawings, save video and work with …

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What is Xlookup in Excel?
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What is Xlookup in Excel?

Did you know there is a new lookup function available in Excel? If you love the VLOOKUP or HLOOKUP functions, then you really need to …

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Microsoft in Education Global Training Partner
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Microsoft in Education Global Training Partner

In November 2020 we were welcomed as a member of the Microsoft in Education Global Training Partner network. To say we were a little excited would …

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Best way to learn WordPress
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Best way to learn WordPress

A common question I see online is “what is the best way to learn WordPress?”. As someone who has over 16 years of web design …

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12 Excel Formulas you should master
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12 Excel Formulas you should master

There is no doubt that formulas are a huge reason why people utilise Microsoft Excel. The ability to create simple or complex calculations, helps you …

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Learn Microsoft Teams shortcuts
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Learn Microsoft Teams shortcuts

According to Business Insider, Microsoft Teams hit 75 million active daily users as of April 2020. This number jumped by 31 million users in just …

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The Benefits of Upskilling Staff Computer Skills
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The Benefits of Upskilling Staff Computer Skills

As of late 2018, the global usage of Microsoft Office 365 was at 56%. This is an increase of 22% from 2016, which means as …

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How to use Microsoft Teams
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How to use Microsoft Teams

If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that communication and teamwork when working remotely is highly important. Unless you are living on a …

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What is Microsoft Sway?
Microsoft Office 365

What is Microsoft Sway?

Microsoft Sway is part of the Microsoft 365 (formerly called Office 365) range of programs. It aims to provide users with a way to create …

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Learn Excel Shortcuts
Training

Learn Excel Shortcuts

I LOVE shortcuts, there is no doubt about it. Every single course I teach covers some of the shortcuts available within the program and I …

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Why WordPress updates are so important
WordPress

Why WordPress updates are so important

As the popularity of WordPress continues to grow across the Internet, more and more people are opting to use this amazing open-source content management system.  …

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2019 Wrap Up
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2019 Wrap Up

It’s that time of the year when we usually reflect back on the year that was. What we achieved, what we didn’t achieve. The highs …

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New Logo New Website
Events

New Logo, New Website

After an epic 7 months, I am finally able to say that my new business logo and a new website are here. I have definitely …

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Our New Logo Is On It's Way
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Our new logo is on its way

Beltan Consultancy has been trading since March 2000 and during that time I’ve stuck with my original logo branding. This month, in fact, this coming …

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Microsoft Ignite Sydney 2019
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Microsoft Ignite Sydney 2019 – Wrap up

Last month I attended Microsoft Ignite Sydney. I thought I would take this opportunity to makes some notes about the whole experience and the sessions …

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Macarthur Meetup Groups
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Find us on Meetup

I am very excited to be able to announce that we now have two Meetup.com groups! For those not familiar with the Meetup platform, allow …

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Microsoft Ignite Sydney 2019 is coming
Events

Microsoft Ignite Sydney | The Tour

Microsoft Ignite is an annual worldwide event which is aimed at developers and tech professionals. The event looks at the latest developer tools and cloud technologies which …

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About Microsoft Office 2019
Microsoft Office Updates

Microsoft Office 2019 | What’s New | How to Buy It

September 24, 2018 has seen the launch of Microsoft Office 2019. This new version succeeds the previous Office 2016 version for desktop applications. Each application …

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