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Feel more confident and be twice as productive — organize your life with Outlook!
Most people think Outlook is just an e-mail program, but not you! You're about to learn all the wonderful ways it can help you manage your time and your life. This beefy book shows you how to set up and use Outlook to keep your calendar, track tasks and contacts, organize random bits of essential information, and yes, do e-mail.
Somewhere to start — navigate Outlook, set up your e-mail accounts, and create quick messages and appointments
E-mail, plus — manage multiple accounts, send and receive text messages, and create mass mailings
What's up today? — create and change appointments, meetings, and day-long events, share your calendar, and add Internet calendars to Outlook
Things to do with contacts — create contacts from e-mails and look up their Web sites or map their addresses
OneNote, many skills — track tasks, take notes, and organize them all according to subject with OneNote
Give Outlook the business — use Business Contact Manager to manage not only contacts, but accounts, revenue, and more
Manage the manager — organize your stuff and automate Outlook to keep it that way
Outlook on the move — check e-mail while on the road and automatically handle e-mail and meeting requests
Open the book and find:
How to manage tasks with the To-Do bar
Methods for importing data from old e-mail accounts
Quick ways to stay connected through social networks
How to grab news from Internet sources
Great ways to manage projects and your life with OneNote
How customizations make Outlook even easier to use
Tips on cleaning up e-mail clutter
10 Books in 1
Working with the Calendar
Organizing Life with OneNote
Working with Business Contact Manager
Managing Your Outlook Stuff
Taking Outlook on the Road
Extensive coverage on using Microsoft Outlook to manage and organize your day
As the number one e-mail client and personal information manager, Microsoft Outlook offers a set of uncomplicated features that maximize the management of your e-mail, schedule, and general daily activities, with the least amount of hassle possible. Comprised of ten minibooks in one and packed with more than 800 pages, this All-in-One For Dummies reference walks you through the convenience of Microsoft Outlook and introduces you to the newest features of the 2010 version.
After a description of how to get started with Outlook 2010, you’ll get complete coverage on e-mail basics, advanced e-mail features, working with the calendar, managing contacts, and working with Business Contact Manager. You’ll learn how to track tasks, take notes, and record items in the journal, as well as customize and manage Outlook and get mobile with Outlook.
- Offers soup-to-nuts coverage of Microsoft Outlook 2010, the newest version of the number one most popular e-mail manager
- Walks you through getting started with Outlook and e-mail basics, and gradually progresses to more advanced features and capabilities of e-mail
- Explains how to work with the Outlook 2010 calendar and manage your contacts
- Addresses tracking tasks, taking notes, recording items in the journal, and working with Business Contact Manager
- Shows you how to customize your Outlook, manage all the information within Outlook, and take Outlook on the road
Get a whole new outlook on Outlook 2010 with this complete guide!
About the Author
is an experienced computer consultant and trainer. She has written or contributed to more than 100 computer books.
Karen S. Fredricks is a business consultant specializing in CRM and contact management software. This is her 11th For Dummies book.
Table of Contents
Book I: Getting Started.
Chapter 1: An Insider's Look at the Outlook Interface.
Chapter 2: Outlook, Quick and Dirty.
Chapter 3: Setting Up Your E-Mail Accounts.
Chapter 4: Importing Data into Outlook.
Book II: E-Mail Basics.
Chapter 1: Creating New Messages: Beyond the Basics.
Chapter 2: Reading and Replying to E-Mail.
Chapter 3: Making Your E-Mail Look Professional and Cool.
Chapter 4: Repeating Yourself Easily with Signatures and Templates.
Book III: Über E-Mail.
Chapter 1: Controlling the Sending and Receiving of Messages.
Chapter 2: When You Have to Know Now: Instant Messaging.
Chapter 3: Getting the Latest News Delivered Right to Your Inbox.
Chapter 4: Sending Mass Mailings.
Chapter 5: Managing Multiple E-Mail Accounts.
Book IV: Working with the Calendar.
Chapter 1: Getting Familiar with the Calendar.
Chapter 2: Going Further with the Calendar.
Chapter 3: Calendar Collaboration.
Chapter 4: All About Meetings.
Chapter 5: Making the Calendar Your Own.
Book V: Managing Contacts.
Chapter 1: Getting in Contact.
Chapter 2: Working with Your Contacts.
Chapter 3: Dealing with Electronic Business Cards.
Chapter 4: Contacts Collaboration.
Book VI: Tracking Tasks, Taking Notes, and Organizing Life with OneNote.
Chapter 1: Creating Simple To-Do Items.
Chapter 2: Dealing with More Complex Tasks.
Chapter 3: Spreading the Joy: Task Assignments.
Chapter 4: Taking Notes.
Chapter 5: Taking Notes in Overdrive: OneNote.
Chapter 6: Maximizing the Power of OneNote.
Book VII: Working with Business Contact Manager.
Chapter 1: Minding Your Business Contact Manager.
Chapter 2: Introducing the Basic Business Contact Manager Elements.
Chapter 3: Working with Opportunities.
Chapter 4: Reports and Dashboards.
Book VIII: Customizing Outlook.
Chapter 1: Organizing Items with Categories.
Chapter 2: Changing Your View on Outlook.
Chapter 3: Customizing Outlook Forms.
Book IX: Managing All Your Outlook Stuff.
Chapter 1: Finding a Place for Your Stuff.
Chapter 2: Playing by the Rules.
Chapter 3: Making Mincemeat Out of Spam.
Chapter 4: Seek and Ye Shall Find.
Chapter 5: Securing Outlook E-Mail.
Book X: Out and About: Taking Outlook on the Road.
Chapter 1: Managing Your Company E-Mail.
Chapter 2: Turning Your E-Mail Accounts into Roadies.
Chapter 3: Printing Your Stuff and Taking It with You.