5 Business Benefits of PDF

business benefits of pdfBecause of the many benefits that the format offers, PDF has become the publishing standard for most companies and businesses worldwide, particularly in the last decade and half.

Turning your documents into PDFs makes them immediately more portable, smaller, and generally easier to use. The versatility of the PDF is another aspect that makes it so perfect for business documents, among many other features that make it the most usable and suitable format for all types of business presentations.

The PDF format allows you a faster delivery of your documents in a versatile and cost-effective manner, and it provides the person who are sending it to with a document that is easy to view, navigate, store, print and share.

Here are some of the most important and obvious advantages of the PDF format in the business world.

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Back up your tweets in PDF, MS Excel or Outlook

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Not many people on Twitter know that their tweets actually have expiration dates. Sure, they will always appear in your twitter stream, but after a matter of days, they are already unsearchable. Twitter needed to do this because of the website’s popularity and huge number of users. However, this is not good news for users interested in data-mining, because twits will not be able to be found through Twitter’s search engine just days after they are tweeted.

Thankfully, there are plugins, applications and various other methods that you can use in order to back up not only your tweets, but the tweets of other people that you might want to archive. Here are three different methods to backup your tweets and save them either as PDFs, or Microsoft Excel and Outlook formats.

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How to Convert Your Blog to PDF

turn your blog into a PDFIf you are serious about your blogging, then you should be equally serious about cataloging and backing up your work as well. One of the best ways to do this is to convert your blog to PDF and essentially make an e-book out of your blog.

BlogBooker is an excellent site that allows you to do just that. In several easy steps, you will be able to turn your blog into an e-book for your safe-keeping or to share with your friends who always forget to check out your blog when you tell them to.

The site works with three of the biggest and most popular blogging websites – WordPress, Blogger and LiveJournal.

Here’s how it works.

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5 Tips For Making Your PDFs Search Engine Friendly

Optimize PDF files for search enginesMany sites today use PDFs, so it is beneficial to optimize the content of PDF files for search engines as well as regular website content.

Optimizing PDFs for search engines is not much different from optimizing other content on the site.

Here are 5 tips that will help you to optimize your PDF files for the best possible search engine visibility:

1. Include your keywords

It is important to use relevant keywords and phrases in the headlines, sub-headlines and actual content of the PDF just like on any web page you create. If there are pictures in the PDF, then include keywords in the captions that are located underneath the images. One simple, and yet often overlooked trick, is to include keywords in the file name before uploading it.

Of course, it is important not to sacrifice quality and readability for keywords, so do not over do it. Also, most PDF creation software offers document meta data which can be used.

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