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Use MS Outlook to Get Detailed Map Directions!

Next time you're getting ready to leave the office on an engagement or a marketing call, make sure you have accurate directions to the client’s office. If you use Microsoft Outlook as your contact management tool, try this nifty feature. Outlook and Expedia.com Maps provide you with detailed directions to the contact's address. You may need to install this feature if it has not been installed on your computer already.
Technology

K-12 Education Now Available on the Internet

WASHINGTON, DC (December 28, 2000) - Citing intensifying public concern for access to high-quality primary and secondary education and the burgeoning alternative education market, William J. Bennett and Knowledge Universe Learning Group (KULG) today announced the formation of the first Internet-based school for kindergarten through twelfth grade. K12 will offer a full curriculum as well as supplementary learning and assessment tools over the Internet. K12's first education products will be offered, and enrollment will commence, in the fall of 2001.
A&A

Human Resources IT Roadmap

Small-business owners and human resources managers who are shopping for information technology usually don't have the luxury of corporate-size budgets. But they still need software and systems powerful enough to handle today's complex HR demands and able to grow with their company's needs.For a growing number of businesses with one to 100 employees, the answer lies with application service providers (ASPs) and their Web-hosted business tools.
Technology

Business 2.0's 21 Resolutions for 2001

It was a volatile year for the dot.coms. The world of cyberspace experienced failures around every corner, CEOs abandoned their start-ups in droves and no one could second guess what the business and public wanted next.Business 2.0 has compiled List of 21 Resolutions for 2001, grouped into four areas: customer service, timing, business plans and actions.
Technology

Take a Test Drive of New Web Audit Software

Last June we reported the formation of an agreement between Deloitte & Touche and Intacct Corporation to produce a web-based accounting service that would be offered to accounting firms.The service, which combines the accounting knowledge of Deloitte & Touche and the software engineering skills of Intacct Corporation, is now live, and it will allow accounting professionals who work with small- and medium-sized enterprises the opportunity to use sophisticated auditing techniques on the web.
Technology

Three Free Voice Portal Services

Have you ever wished you could access the Internet when you don't have a connection handy?Welcome to Voice Portals - a new generation of technology that enables a user to access the Web over a telephone.
Technology

Send a Document Via E-mail Without Opening Outlook!

If you need to send a document via e-mail, here’s how you can do it without even opening your Outlook program.While you are in Word, Excel, or PowerPoint, go up to the File menu, point to Send To, and then click Mail Recipient (as Attachment).Fill in the Receipts, Subject, and message boxes and click Send.Or if you have Word 2000: On the Standard toolbar, click E-mail.In the To and Cc boxes, enter the recipient names separated by semicolons.By default, the name of the document appears in
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Don't Count on Windows' Clones

Talk of free, open-source Windows' clones may be just that, talk, if companies far and wide won't adopt any Windows-like operating system other than Microsoft Windows.At a price tag as high as $300 per copy, corporate America, naturally, would love to find a free operating system. While there are several vendors working on cloning Windows, none so far have lived up to the public's expectations.A spokeswoman from Southwest Airlines put the topic in perspective.
Community News

How the Internet is Changing the Practice of Accounting, with Michael Platt

How the Internet is Changing the Practice of AccountingPresented by: Michael PlattCEO of AccountingWEBVisit the AccountingWEB Workshop Calendar for upcoming workshop sessions.
Technology

Free way to Test the Security of Your Internet Connection

How secure is your Internet connection? Regardless of whether you're a stand-alone user, or connected through a Local Area Network, hackers and others may be trying to break into your computer RIGHT NOW!"You can sit there and say that you are only one person, and who would even try?" says Joe Reinbold, publisher of Home Income Quarterly E-dition. "While that may be so, do you know exactly what you have saved on your computer - credit card numbers, account numbers, personal information?
Technology

FiNetrics Offers Solutions for Small, Medium Businesses

CHICAGO - December 13, 2000 - FiNetrics Inc., a business service provider (BSP) developing an integrated and comprehensive suite of online financial applications and services for emerging and medium-sized businesses, today announced the availability FiNetrics OutNumber(tm) 2.0 Internet accounting application.
Technology

How to Add $8,000 a Month to Your Practice in 90 Days

How to add $8,000 a month to your practice in 90 days by providing Internet-based CFO & Outsourced Bookkeeping servicesPresented by: KC Truby, "The Lonesome Cowboy," President and Founder of Bridge21Tuesday, December 12, 2000Topics for this workshop included: Learn how to set up a real time - full time link to your clients with ASP technology Three reasons clients are paying an average monthly fee of $1
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Searching for a Zip Code or Zip+4 Code? Look no Further

Are you preparing to send out your holiday cards to business associates, customers, and vendors, but don’t know the zip code? Go to Zipcode.com to find the answers.Whether you are looking for a zip code, the United States Postal Service abbreviations, postal zip code + 4 codes or even the weather by zip code, you can find it here. They even have the zip codes of United States Naval Vessels.
Technology

Best Site for the Perfect Quote, Synonym, Definition

Many CPAs and accounting professionals search for ways to enhance their writing, speeches and public presentations, letters and other communication.Here's a Web site that takes the guesswork out of the process: www.bartleby.com. This site has numerous references for all types of needs, from Roget's Thesaurus to Bartlett's Quotations and the American Heritage Encyclopedia.The site also includes the King James Bible, a copy of Gray's Anatomy and even Strunk's Elements of Style.
Technology

Free Online Training on Microsoft Basics

Have you ever felt you could use a simple structured introduction to some of the basics of Microsoft's software? If so, this might just fit the bill. The Microsoft Insider Learning Center is offering free online, self-paced training on Microsoft's most popular software programs and Web technologies.There is a rotating selection of free courses. The subjects currently offered are Windows Millennium Edition, Internet Explorer 5.5: Introduction, Word 2000: Level 1, and Excel 2000: worksheet.
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HR Law Index - Website for Small to Medium Sized Businesses

Everyone turns to the Internet as a link to a fundamental source of information. However, there is so much information out there that it is very easy to get lost amidst the endless pages of information. A site dedicated to helping small to medium sized business with Human Resources issues has arrived. HR Law Index is promoted as a clearinghouse Website exclusively devoted to workplace legal information.
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Excel Tip: Quick Word and Excel Tips

Create an Excel Chart with the Push of a Button.To quickly create a chart, using only your keyboard, select the data range you want to create a chart for and then press F11. Excel automatically creates the chart for you. Select an Entire Range of Cells in Excel.In Excel, if you want to quickly select the entire range of cells you're working on, press CTRL+SHIFT+ASTERISK(*).
Tax

Pay Taxes Online

The IRS has authorized online payments of amounts due with federal 1040 tax returns, 1040ES Estimated Payments, and Form 4868 extensions of time to file tax returns, effective January 12, 2001.
Technology

How Fast Will Computers Get?

What's the fastest speed imaginable for your computer's microprocessor?
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More Great Shopping Sites! Don't Miss This!

Check out the updated AccountingWEB Top Shopping Sites. We have scoured the Web to come up with a collection of sites that will help you with your holiday shopping. Whether you are buying for family, friends or co-workers, don't miss these favorite sites!Here are more Top Shopping Sites that we have chosen as excellent online shopping locations. We will be adding to this list weekly, so check back to view new sites and ideas. We have every shopping opportunity covered: wine, toys, jewelry, pets, co-workers and friends.

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