3 Ways to Convert a PNG to PDF

If you sometimes needed to convert a PNG file to PDF, you have probably used one of these ways to complete the action. But let’s see what are other ways to convert PNG to PDF and what are the pros and cons of each solution:

convert png to pdfConvert PNG to PDF Free Online

If you don’t like to install anything on your computer, you should choose this option. Not only don’t you need to bother about installations but you can also use the online tool from anywhere, your home, office or internet caffe. If you use laptop instead of a desktop computer, you can convert PNG files to PDF online, from anywhere, under condition you have internet access. PDF Creator online is the tool you need in that case. With this tool you can turn your PNG files in PDF in just three simple steps.

Pros: You can do it anywhere if you have a laptop with you. If you use desktop computer you can still use it without need to install anything.

Cons: You need internet access.

 

Convert PNG to PDF Without Internet

If you don’t want to rely on having internet access all the time, you can use desktop program for PDF conversion, such as PDF Converter Elite. The only time when you will need internet is when you download the installation file. Once you install the program on your computer, you can convert PDF to different file formats and create a PDF out of any file format, without internet. In this case, you can convert a .png file to PDF by using PDF creation feature of the program.

Open the program, click on the Create button and locate the .png file you want to turn to PDF. You can even restrict the permissions of the file, if you want to keep it confidential, by applying different security options. Click the X button to close the file and you will be asked to save the newly created PDF.

Pros: You don’t need internet access to convert a PNG to PDF. You can even create secure PDF.

Cons: You need to install the program on your computer.

 

     Convert PNG to PDF on the go

People who are always in a hurry and prefer to complete their daily tasks on the go, usually rely on mobile devices most. Luckily, there are tons of apps for smartphones and tablets, that can help you in every possible situation. Mobile apps usually have less options than desktop ones because mobile devices are less powerful than computers and laptops. Since mobile apps are quite popular nowadays, there is a wide range of apps that convert to.png files to PDF, and you can find them on the App store and Google Play store.

Pros: You can convert files even when you are far away from your computer.

Cons: You need internet access.
What solution you find most convenient and why? Share your opinion with us in the comments section below.

How to Convert Scanned PDF to Word

Did you know? Managing documents can have direct and huge impact on your productivity. Imagine you have received a document via email and you cannot open it or the formatting is lost because you and the person who sent the document don’t use compatible programs. If you deal with paper documents, it may probably happen that you cannot find the paper document you need or your desk is covered with a pile of papers. There are many examples that prove that going paperless is a must and adopting your business to paperless method of document management, necessarily involves dealing with scanned documents.

Why people use scanned documents?

The answer is simple. Long time ago, everything was kept on paper. When business turned to paperless technology, they couldn’t start from scratch and just forget about paper documents. They had to be transferred in a digital form. The only way to do that is via scanner and the result is a scanned document. Scanned documents are usually saved in PDF format. The problem arises when you need to edit a scanned document, because not all PDF conversion tools can successfully convert scanned PDF files.

How to Edit Scanned PDFs?

If you need to edit a scanned PDF first you need to convert it to editable file format such as MS Word, Excel and other. After the conversion you just need to open a converted file in one of these programs and edit its content. If you convert a scanned PDF to Word and the conversion result cannot be edited, that means you converted a file from one format to another, for example, from PDF to Word, but it is still unusable- the text is still locked within an image. That means, the PDF converter you use doesn’t have the OCR technology. OCR stands for Optical Character Recognition, and only if a PDF converter has an integrated OCR, it can convert scanned PDFs.

How to Convert Scanned PDF to Word?

There are three ways to convert a PDF to Word: online- by using PDF to Word online, offline- using desktop PDF Converter Elite program, on your mobile phone- using some of the numerous PDF mobile apps on the market. You can convert scanned PDFs with both tools mentioned above, because they have integrated OCR technology.

To convert a PDF to Word online:

  1. Click here and tap on Choose File button.

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  1. Enter your email address where you want to receive the download link to your file.
  2. Click Start button and within a few minutes expect a converted file in your inbox.

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To Convert a PDF to Word with PDF Converter Elite:

 

  1. Download the program here.
  2. Run the program and click the Open icon to locate a scanned PDF you wish to convert.
  3. Click the Edit menu and tick Convert Using OCR option. You will find it in OCR Options section. In that way, you are turning on the OCR engine.
  4. Click the Word icon to convert a scanned PDF to Word.

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  1. On the right side panel, choose one of three selection options. You can select the whole document, only an area of the document or the certain pages.
  2. Choose the conversion mode and click the Convert button.

Six Websites to Create Christmas Video Cards Free

christmas greeting cardsChristmas is almost here! Have you already sent out Christmas greeting cards to all your family members, friends and business contacts? Well, if you haven’t, do not despair or stop that wonderful tradition this year just because you think there simply isn’t time anymore (or money for that matter) to buy cards, envelopes, postage stamps and mail them out in time to each recipients’ mailbox before Santa arrives.

We researched and listed six great websites that let you create not just regular Christmas cards, but video Christmas cards. And best of all, they are all free! These websites will not only save you time and money, but will help you preserve trees and send creative, personalized video Christmas wishes.

1) Llerah Christmas Video Cards

This is an old website with hundres of videos available. There are videos for occassion and 119 videos are made for Christmas. You can share the video on Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest and you can personalize the video before sending it. However, personalized card are not free. You need to pay a small fee, $10 per year, to get a personalized card.

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2) GoAnimate offers simple video making tools for creating and publishing videos Internet-wide. These tools allow users to fully customize their videos. The users can create custom characters, import images and even record voices. Wish a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year in your own voice to all your relatives and friends without actually calling them.

 

Christmas Video Cards

3) Christmas Cards and Video Greetings

This is a mobile app available only for iPhone and iPad users. The app is free but it has an in-app purchase- you can have longer recording at the price of $1.99 and it is an one time price. This app is very easy to use, just select a card template and record a video.

4) Regards

There are 54 Christmas cards available. Most of them are flash animations and you need to have a Flash player plugin in order to see them. There are also some regular cards in form of an image, which you can use to send an electronical Christmas card.

5) Blue Mountain

There are tons of interactive cards for Christmas and other holidays, as well as printable cards. The video can be replayed over and over again and sent for free as a link. If you want to personalize it further, you need to have Flesh installed on your computer.

We hope you find these websites helpful and fun.

We wish you a happy holiday season and a successful 2017!

Your PDFConverter.com Team

Photo Credit: George Eastmen

How to Convert PDF to JPG with PDF Converter Elite

PDF conversion is an inseparable part of every document management action. One of the most popular conversions apart from PDF to Word, is definitely PDF to JPG. People are often in need to convert PDF to JPG files. Whereas there are a lot of online tools that enable easy conversion from PDF to JPG, desktop tools offer additional settings and customization of the output file. Here you will learn how to convert PDF to JPG file with PDF Converter Elite.

Start PDF Converter Elite and click the Open icon to pick a PDF you want to convert to Image file format. The selected file will appear in the document (central) area of the program. From the Convert menu, you can select the option PDF to Images or click Image icon from the menu bar. On the right side of the screen you will see the Select options. Not only can you select all pages of the PDF document, but you can also utilize only specific area of the document or certain pages.

Under the Select option you can see the Image Format options as well as Image Size settings.convert pdf to jpg

Change Image Format Output

The conversion output file is setup by default to be a .png file. To convert a PDF to JPG, just choose that format from the list of formats. The JPEG image quality is set up to be 100% but that can be changed as well.

Change Image Size

Dimensions of the image can be easily changed. You can adjust both width and the height of the image. In addition to that, you can scale the image and in that way reduce the image size.

Additional Tips

If you want to have your image black and white, tick that box. If you have changed your mind about the settings you set up, just click the Reset button and start from scratch.

The final step is to click the Convert button and the converted jpg file will be automatically saved to your computer.

How to Merge Cells in Excel

If you are using Excel for expense tracking, sales data comparison and other finance related stuff, you will probably come into a situation when two or multiple Excel spreadsheets should be rejoined and analyzed. Whether you have multiple offices or several people working on the same thing and using different spreadsheets, you will eventually need to learn how to merge cells in Excel. The cells you need to combine can be in the same workbook but different worksheets or in the totally different workbooks. Either way, you can merge spreadsheets and compare results you need.

How to Merge Cells in Excel  Placed in Different Workbooks

If you just want to have worksheets from different Excel files merged into one document, you can achieve that in 3 easy steps. Here is how to do it:

 

  1. Open Excel documents you want to merge.
  2. Right mouse click on the worksheet you want to merge with another one and click on the Move or Copy.

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  1. On the drop-down menu Move selected sheets to book, select the appropriate document and click OK.

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Note: The data you have moved to another Excel spreadsheet will be permanently deleted from the worksheet where was initially created. If you still want to keep a copy of that data, make sure you tick the Create a copy box.

By following these steps, you can merge data from one Excel spreadsheet to another but the data from merged spreadsheets will still be in different sheets. If you want to merge data from two different sheets into one for better data comparison, just keep reading.

How to merge cells in Excel that are in the same workbook?

The thing with joining two worksheets into one is that you cannot just add data from one worksheet to another, like you did in the first case. What you need to do is to create a master worksheet that will be empty. There will be placed the data from two or more worksheets if you follow these guidelines:

  1. Select the upper-left cell of the area in the master worksheet, where you want that consolidated data to show up.
  2. Go back to one of your worksheets and select the data you want to merge. In the tab Data, click on Consolidate (Data tools tab).

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  1. The window will come up like shown on the image below. From the Function drop-down list, choose the summary function that you want Excel to use to merge worksheets. The default function is SUM but you can also use other functions, according to your needs.
  2. Click the Browse button to find your workbook and the file path will be shown in Reference
  3. Go to another worksheet and select the data you want to merge. The Reference box will show up and you just need to go back to the first worksheet when the Consolidate dialog will reappear. Click Add You can repeat that action for all ranges you want to add to your merged worksheet.
  1. Press OK, and Excel will merge the worksheets for you.

Note: Make sure that data has the same layout and format and that there is no blank space within the rows.

Types of Excel Charts Used in the Classroom

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Although there are many education technology tools that teachers use, and a vast number of them is tailored for any imaginable occasion, most teachers still don’t want to leave MS Office behind. It is widely known that PowerPoint and Word are the most popular programs among teachers because they can use them for research papers, essays, lesson presentations and handouts. However, a widespread use of Excel cannot be ignored. Some people think that Excel is only for accountants and auditors but the truth is, even teachers can use it. For instance, Excel charts can be very well employed into daily activities of one teacher. There are different types of Excel charts and each of them has different purpose in the classroom.

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Anchor Chart

Anchor chart is not a default Excel chart you can add in your spreadsheet but there are tons of Excel templates of anchor charts in Excel. Anchor charts are actually a powerful learning tool that help teachers not to lose track of the lesson and to help students remember the most important things. Anchor charts are usually printed out and displayed in the classroom for future revision and they can be used for all subjects.

Treemap Chart

These kind of charts can be used by students to present their family teachers or they can help language teachers with vocabulary lessons. Generally, they can help to any kind of writing.

Pie Chart

These charts are one of the most popular because of their visual look. They are usually colorful and represent the percentage. In elementary classroom it is especially convenient to use the pie charts when learning kids math basics and fractions.

Flow Chart

There is no default flow chart you can just insert into Excel spreadsheet but you can learn how to create a flow chart in Excel here. Flow charts are explanatory charts that give step-by-step guide to the students. Teachers can use them to further explain complex processes in physics, biology, history etc. Flow charts improve students’ organization skills and the learning process.

Bonus chart for busy teachers: Learn how to create bullet charts in Excel. Bullet charts are also necessary for teachers but not available in Excel. In other words, you need to make them by yourself.

Specific Formatting of Legal Documents in MS Word

Being a part of the law industry implies having rich vocabulary and using legal terms daily. It also implies dealing with a lot of paperwork and different legal agreements, notices, power of attorney documents etc. Although every lawyer knows how to craft a legal document in MS Word, there are some additional MS Word tips that can help you enhance the legal documents readability and set up some consistent formatting standards in your legal environment.

The General Info on Legal Document Formatting

There are some traditional standards that apply to legal documents and by following these formatting standards you can be sure that your document is formatted properly. Instead of using the standard letter size, use legal-sized paper.

Layout menu> Click on Page Setup> Paper> Legal

legal document formatting

Most common fonts for legal documents are Times New Roman, New York and Courier, usually the 12 size. As for spacing, legal documents should have double spacing in the text body and single spacing for indented text.

 

Home menu> Paragraph> Indents and Spacing> Spacing

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How to Turn Off Auto Formatting

 

Before you set up specific formatting required for legal documents, it’s better to turn off auto formatting.

 

Options> Proofing> AutoCorrect Options> AutoFormat> AutoFormat as You Type> tick or untick the boxes

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How to Use Microsoft Word Styles for Better Formatting

 

The Styles bar in MS Word saves you time on formatting, because you don’t have to set up formatting manually, you can apply the specific style with a single click instead. Just select the area you want to format and click on the preferred Style. There are over 50 different styles available but you can also personalize the chosen style per your needs.

Right mouse click on the Style element> Modify

 

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With this option, you can tweak the style element and make necessary settings for well-formatted legal document. It is important to note that the settings you make can either apply to the current document or to become default setting that will be used in future documents.

Some legal firms have their own specific formatting settings and it may happen that there is no style element that corresponds to the preferred settings. In that case, you can create your own style to meet the needs of your law office.

Select well-formatted text> Home menu> Style tab, click on the right bottom arrow> Click on the Create a new style icon.

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How to Format Columns

In legal office environment, columns are also used by legal professionals to format service lists.

Layout> Page Setup> Columns> Two

columns in word 2016

One column is the default setting but for legal documents two columns are sometimes required. Width and spacing are arbitrary and for additional formatting, make sure you untick the Equal column width box. To switch between columns insert a column break.

Page Layout> Break> Column

 

How to Format Table of Contents

 

References> Table of Contents> choose the table layout

In the Format field click on the arrow to choose one of the available table content designs. You can choose the number of heading levels you want to display in the table of contents. The Modify button helps you define how the style headings will appear in your table of contents. Click the OK button to replace the default table of contents. To edit text in your table of content, double click on it and then on Update Table icon.

 

Update Table> OK

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How to Format Table of Authorities

 

References> Insert Table of Authorities

When you open the dialog choose the categories you want to include in the Table of Authorities. Also choose the format from the drop-down menu Formats. This type of table cannot be edited easily and it is recommended to delete it and start again if you are not satisfied with the formatting.

Aligning Text with Pleading Line Numbers

Use exact line spacing instead of single or double spacing to align the text in a pleading. The pleading number are set to exactly 24. In other words, it is necessary to use exactly 12-point line spacing for single spaced text and exactly 24 for double spaced text.

Format> Paragraph> Spacing

 

How to remove spelling and grammar lines in MS Word 2016

There are some Microsoft Word tips and tricks that everyone has adopted and used ever since. One of the most common Word document settings is grammar and check spelling for sure. People are often in a hurry or they think faster than they type, which results in multiple grammar or spelling mistakes. It doesn’t matter if those mistakes appear due to a lack of knowledge of the used language or rather a matter of hastiness. One way or another, this mighty Microsoft Word tip always come in handy, underlining all the words that are not written correctly. The more mistakes you have in a document, the wavier lines you will see under the text. Those lines disappear when you make corrections, but it often happens that some words stay underlined because the language dictionary doesn’t recognize that word or for some other reason the underlined word is incorrect, although it isn’t.

In situations like these, it might feel annoying that your Word document still has underlined words in red and green colors. It can especially seem inconvenient if you want to share that document with someone. Anyway, one day you will need to remove those spelling and grammar (red) lines so your document looks much better visually.

When that situation comes, just follow this easy guide to remove spelling and red lines in MS Word:

  1. Click on the File menu and then on Options
  2. In the Options pop-up window, open Proofing
  3. Untick the Check spelling as you type and Check grammar with spelling

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Additional tip: If you need to use those setting for one document only, instead of unticking the previously mentioned boxes, tick both boxes in Exceptions for section- Hide spelling errors in this document only, Hide grammar errors in this document only.

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When you are done with the changing settings, click OK button.

 

So, next time you work in MS Word, this MS Word tip will prevent you feel annoyed about having green and red lines in your document.

Technology 101: Tech Tips for Real Estate Agents

Being a real estate agent can be quite an interesting but also a challenging job. Your task is to help someone find new home, to help a big family find a new place to live, help a single career girl find a flat in downtown. At the same time, you also need to think of your clients- homeowners who give you trust and the keys to their properties with belief you will find a perfect tenant for their residences.

Whether you are the part of real estate industry for ages or you have just taken a big leap into the world of realtors, you should embrace the possibilities of technology and learn how to be more comfortable with using technology in your everyday workflow.

Relying on technology implies using gadgets such as smartphones, laptops and ipads to fulfill your day-to-day activities. You can bring those gadgets with you and carry out all the tasks wherever you go. It is safe to say that being a real estate agent is a remote job, you always need to be on-the-go and that is the reason why you shouldn’t wait any longer and learn at least some basic tech tips and tricks.

tech tips for real estate agents

Must Know Productivity Tips

 

The first lesson of this technology 101 course is to learn how to be more productive by using different tools to complete recurring tasks. When you work with more than one client, you need to keep track of all your prospects and mastering Excel is the first thing you should do. There are tons of resources for learning Excel that can show you how to analyze your prospects efficiently.

When you work as a real estate agent, you obviously need to present your clients’ properties online. There are a lot of well-known websites for people who are on the lookout for a new house to buy or an apartment to rent, and you need to get familiar with posting images on those websites. They usually have quite intuitive interface and submitting properties on them is a piece of cake, but in case you are having troubles uploading images on such websites, you should be familiar with other ways of uploading images. There are a lot of image hosting websites such as Flickr and Imgur which keep your images for free and get you a shareable link you can distribute to your clients and coworkers.

When you work out of the office you should be aware that you cannot keep all the information in your head. Taking notes is a must-do thing and chances are you probably have been doing it in a traditional manner. If you are tired of losing papers and sticky notes, consider using note-taking apps that can help you organize your notes, manage bookmarks, even set up reminders. All these tools are very straightforward, they help you keep your thoughts and they prevent you from forgetting them.

One more thing that you probably need to do quite often is to show properties to the clients. Finding an address of the property can be done in a traditional way by asking around the neighbourhood or looking on a map. This is another task for which you can use technology. Google maps are one of those elementary tech tips you should know about. You can view the property location, get directions and estimated time of getting there.

When you close the deal and sell a property, or rent it, it’s time for finance management. Sometimes you need to prepare an invoice, or you just want to keep track of your transactions. There are various finance apps that can help you with different finance tasks such as: organizing your budget, making financial reports, then calculating tax and mortgage.

 

How to Use Technology to Enhance Relationship with Your Clients?

 

Keeping clients is equally important as finding new clients. Maybe even more important. One way or another, you need to nurture the relationship with your clients all the time. Technology can also help you with that. First of all- email communication. When you think of email communication, you are probably thinking of writing an email and clicking the Send button, but there is much more. You should master advanced Gmail tips and show your clients how professional you are. For example, you can schedule emails to be sent later, whenever you estimate that is the most convenient time, you can arrange emails by folders, mark emails as tasks or even communicate with your clients without internet connection.

As a real estate agent, you probably know a lot of people and your phone is full of contacts. Imagine your phone dies one day and you don’t have a backup of your contacts? All that work you did is lost and it will take time to retrieve all these contacts. That’s another reason to turn to technology for help and use some of those apps and tools for contact storing. Speaking of contacts, it may happen quite often that you meet new people, possible clients or business partners and they give you their business cards. If you meet so many people, sooner or later your wallet will be full of business cards. Use business card apps instead and scan all those contacts.

When you get a client your first task is to post the property online and make sure it reaches potential tenants or home buyers. If you are working with an old client, he already trusts you but what if you have just got a new client? He may be a bit suspicious and he will want to see on what websites did you post his property? There is an interesting way Google can help you with that. It’s called Let me Google that for you and it’s a perfect way to astonish your new client by showing him where on Google he can find his property.

With closing the deal one more task shows up on your plate- document signing. Next time when you need to sign a document, you don’t have to be at your office, you can sign the documents wherever you are. Whether you have a smartphone, a laptop or an iPad, you can choose one of multiple document signing tools and sign your documents electronically. In addition to that, you should learn some document managing tips such as making secure documents in a PDF format, converting a PDF to Excel, Word and other editable formats, and other PDF tips. By adopting all these skills you will get rid of paper documents and your office will be environmentally friendlier.

 

Tech Tips for Making Property Presentation

 

When you have so many properties to propose, so many houses to sell or rent, maybe the most important factor of your success is the way how you present that property. Thanks to technology, you don’t have to be a professional photographer to make attractive photos of your clients’ properties and there are a lot of camera apps for taking high quality pictures.

Apart from photos, you should consider making video presentations of your properties. Most people prefer videos to photos and maybe your clients would like to see more vivid presentations. So, one more technology trick you should be familiar with is to make video tours of your properties and to upload them on Youtube. For shooting a video tour you only need one of those gadgets, an Ipad or a smartphone with decent camera. Once you record the video apply the following tip: upload a video. It is very easy to accomplish and very convenient given that you will be able to show a video tour of your property  to your client in a single click.

Making property presentations doesn’t just involve taking photos of that property and shooting videos, it can also include making an actual presentation in PowerPoint. Sometimes, you will need to add some more info to your presentation. When a potential buyer or tenant sees a video or a photo of the property you are pitching, he would probably want to see some basic info about the property. You can use PowerPoint to include text into your presentation. If you have already mastered the basics of Excel you will find PowerPoint much easier. Again, if you want to put your presentation online, you can upload it on Slideshare and use the link to easily pass out your masterpiece.

 

How Technology Can Help You To Better Communicate With Your Coworkers

 

Getting along with your coworkers can be very challenging, especially if you work in a big team and you are often apart, scattered across the town. Your phone then is your best friend and the only way to reach out to your colleagues. However, making phone calls is not efficient enough if you need to discuss with your colleague on a specific topic which involves taking a look at the documents, presentations. That’s why it can be very convenient to embrace this technology solution for better team collaboration- to use one of numerous collaboration tools that will enable you to work together with your colleagues. Most of these tools have a wide range of features such as brainstorming, commenting, file sharing, project managing etc.

Besides these tools for team collaboration, you should also use technology to arrange online meetings. It may often happen that not all members of your team are in the office and you need them to be all present at the meeting. In that case, you should definitely use Skype or other web conferencing tools. Most of them even record the meetings which can be useful for future reference.

With so many team members and clients, there are probably a lot of documents stored on your computers, laptops and other gadgets. The problem arises when you don’t have more storage on your device or you want to access the documents stored on your office laptop from a mobile device. Luckily, a new segment of technology, cloud technology, can assist you on that front too. Start using cloud storage tools and you will be able to access your documents wherever you are. Not to mention that your coworkers will have an access to all those files which will make your internal collaboration go smoothly.

 

How to Promote Your Business with Technology

 

No matter if you have an established real estate agency, or you have just started working as a real estate agent- promoting your business is always welcome. As there are various traditional ways to promote your business offline, there are also even more ways to do that online. When something is done online, it involves technology for sure. The best way to promote your business is via social media. There are multiple social media outlets but Facebook and Twitter are probably the most appropriate outlets for real estate industry. You don’t have to be a social media marketer to promote your business online. Of course, if you want a thorough promotion you should hire professionals. But if you are on a low budget, there are some basic tricks that you can adopt quickly. You can learn to make ads on Facebook, you can use Buffer, Hootsuite or other tools for scheduling posts in advance.

If you have a client or reader base you should consider making enewsletters for your existing and potential clients. All those property presentations you’ve made can be used again in your newsletters in case they are still listed. There are a lot of newsletter tools that can help you create and distribute fresh offers to your clients.

There is one more factor that is very important for promoting a business, and that is to stay on top of all things. To do so, you need to be informed about all real estate trends that arise every day and naturally, technology can help you with that. There are tons of news reading apps that make sure you get all the latest updates on the chosen topic. It’s not rocket science to learn to use them, you just need to download one of these apps and the rest will show itself.

 

When you adopt all or some of these tech tips, you will notice progress and easiness of carrying out all the work. Even if you are not a tech enthusiast, you will find these tricks quite handy. But don’t forget- there are some things that technology cannot help you with- integrity, trust and success.

 

 

 

 

 

How to Insert PDF Into Excel

If your business or private life implies dealing with electronic documents on a daily basis, you must be familiar with PDF documents. Since 1993 when the Portable Document Format was initially released, it conquered people around the globe and became an essential part of their lives. As most people know, PDF is an unchangeable document that keeps your data intact. Not only does it preserve your work but it also prevents it from getting lost or altered when delivered to other users.

Yet, like all other things in the world, it’s not perfect – it has a flaw. If you ever needed to edit the content locked in PDF, you’d most likely have to use PDF conversion tools that transform files from one format to another. If you are dealing with electronic documents, you probably know this and maybe already use some of the PDF converters. However, there is one thing that you may not know or that didn’t occur to you before, and that is – to insert your PDF into MS Office document.

Insert PDF Into Excel: The Purpose

You may wonder why and when this kind of PDF tip will ever be of use to you, but the thing is – it will, for sure. The following are some of the situations where it might help to insert PDF into Excel, Word or any other editable MS Office format.

  1. You need to prepare a report which includes a lot of numbers and briefly explained data. Wouldn’t it be useful to attach additional information and comments that further explain that document?
  2. You are writing a research paper or any other lengthy piece of work. Wouldn’t it be nice to have all sources you need for the assignment in the same document? In that case, you won’t need to minimize the document and look elsewhere.
  3. You are making a data analysis Excel document or short presentation of your work. It would be convenient to add the whole work for further reference in the same document.

So, the next time you find yourself in some of these or similar situations, don’t forget to check out this short user guide on how to insert PDF into Excel:

Insert PDF Into Excel: The User Guide

Step one: Open the file you are working with. In this example we’re using an Excel file but the same goes for all other MS Office file formats.

Step two: Click on the Insert menu on the left top part of the document, next to the Home menu.

Step three: Select the Object button from the Text tab as shown in the image below.

insert pdf into excel

Step four: The window will pop up asking you to choose the object you want to add. To insert PDF into Excel, choose Adobe Acrobat Document from Create New tab.

Step four: Select the PDF from your files and the first page of that document will appear in your Excel file.

Additional tip: If you don’t want the content of your PDF document to be completely visible in Excel, you can tick the Display as icon box and only the PDF icon will be appear in Excel. If you want to use some different graphics from the regular one that represents PDF, you can click on the Change Icon button and browse for a new look of your PDF document icon.

Note that some technical problems might occur in this process – for example, if you insert too many PDFs into Excel spreadsheet, your document may work more slowly. Likewise, if you insert a large PDF document into Excel, Excel can get stuck, but that doesn’t happen with simple PDF files.