Find highlighted text in a Word document

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We’re all bombarded with documents and emails and other reading material every day, and some of it contains information we’d actually like to remember and make use of. I often download the free Microsoft books, especially the free downloadable SharePoint books, and each book may be hundreds of pages. I’m grateful for all the good […]

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How to Take a Niche Website from Idea to Execution

Creating niche sites is a great way to make money online or to quit your day job and work for yourself full-time. There are a number of ways you can make money with niche sites, including affiliate products, advertising, and selling your own products and services. Depending on the niche and the monetization method you […]

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The Pros and Cons of Study Groups

Study groups can be a great way for many students to learn class material better and to prepare for an upcoming test. They also allow classmates a chance to get to know each other better and to bond. However, there are also some drawbacks to study groups, and they do not work for every learning […]

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How to Publish an E-Book on iTunes (iBookstore)

iTunes is a media powerhouse, selling millions of songs, movies, television shows, apps, programs, and books. Publishing your books on iTunes (the iBookstore) is a great way to increase your exposure and sales. It’s also a great way to reach customers, who are embracing e-reader technology like tablets (of which the iPad is arguably the […]

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Free SharePoint books downloadable from Technet

Technet is really a goldmine of totally free information about Microsoft products, including SharePoint, but sometimes we find ourselves searching the internet and reading article after article and wishing we had a way to organize SharePoint information so we could put our hands on it when we need it. Well actually Technet has FREE downloadable […]

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A beautiful magazine style skin for Thesis your niche site needs now!

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I recently started a brand new site that I intend to be an online magazine about cats, and I knew I had to get just the right theme for it. I’ve tried free magazine themes and oh they often turn out to be such a PAIN. And every time I’ve done that, I’ve always ended […]

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Help! My Yahoo Mail Search is broken!

It was so annoying, I could hardly believe my eyes when I tried to search my Yahoo mail a couple of weeks ago. The Yahoo Mail Search only got information for that day – and even as the days went by, mid-March was as far back as it went. I’ve had that Yahoo mail account […]

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SharePoint Backup Failed

Object SharePoint_Config failed in event OnBackup. For more information, see the spbackup.log or sprestore.log file located in the backup directory. SqlException: Cannot open backup device ….. Operating system error 5(Access is denied.). BACKUP DATABASE is terminating abnormally. (Between the word “device” and “Operating” was the path to my backup folder and the actual backup file. […]

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Log in as a different Windows account to SQL Server Management Studio

There are times when you’ll need to use Windows authentication to get to SQL Server Management Studio, but the Windows login is not the one you’re currently logged into your computer with.  Perhaps you’re a consultant or IT worker and you have logins in several different domains.  Or if you’re working with an application or […]

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Installing SharePoint Server 2010 – free video!

This video by Asif Rehmani, SharePoint MVP, MCT, shows how to install and configure SharePoint Server 2010, including creating your first Site Collection. Video: Installing SharePoint Server 2010

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