Sometimes it’s handy to make a pdf document. I love pdf, it’s easy to send, easy to link to, easy to use. The best thing is that you can layout your document exactly the way you like it and nobody can change it, which is not the case with a word document.

Often we create documents in word, but when we share them and want them to be printable documents or forms, it’s easier to change your word document to a pdf file.

Many of our clients do not have software to convert documents with, so I went online to see how difficult it would be to do for free. It’s not hard at all. If you have a lot of documents to do, buy software, but if you just need to convert now and then, the free online version works fine. There are lots of places to go, I only tried one.

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I was reading an interesting and fun article by Sarah Perez on How to Make Facebook Useful Again . *
The author points out that the younger crowd has almost completely turned to Facebook or MySpace for communication – including emailing. In a way, it’s understandable. It’s a little bit like living in a gated community, at least you have to be a member and I have to approve you as a friend before we can communicate. My normal inbox doesn’t work that way and wading through email is probably one of the biggest time wasters we deal with in a workday. Read more

When you work on a project with a group of people it’s easy to get lost when documents constantly get revised and changed. It’s easy to get bombarded with emails, changes and updates and loose track of which version is the correct version.

For us, Google Docs has been the solution to keep our projects on track and the group informed. It’s easy to share documents and work on a piece of text together. You can also share the action item list so that everyone can access it. Nowadays, we rely on Google docs to keep all our projects organized.

Watch this short video to quickly find out how easy it is to get started.