How to Separate Names in Excel

Excel formula to parse name

Recently, a friend asked about fixing an Excel spreadsheet where the subscriber name was in 1 column. He wanted the name separated so he could send a personalized mailing. This is not the first time this question has arisen. The key to solving this problem is to parse or split the data using the Text to Columns feature. Includes workaround when you have middle names or initials too.

Easy Ways to Bulk Delete Gmail

Filtering for Gmail address to delete

Are you like me and have a habit of letting your Gmail Inbox get big? I’m not an Inbox Zero devotee. Many of the emails tend to be non-urgent and not a priority, such as subscriptions. In this guide, I’ll show you how to bulk delete emails on Gmail based on sender, text patterns, dates, statuses, and search criteria.


How to Create a Letterhead in Microsoft Word

Header area of Word letterhead

Have you ever wanted to create a custom letterhead to impress clients? Or, maybe you’ve decided to set up a home business? Either way, you don’t need to order from a printer or graphic designer. This simple guide will show you how to create a professional letterhead in Microsoft Word without needing design skills.


How To View Your Chrome History

chrome web history examples

When I mention Google’s web history to people, they think of items they typed in Google’s search box. Many people are OK with their browsers storing this data. Google and other search engines use that info to refine future search results. This is all part of Google’s effort to deliver personalized searches. But sometimes, you want Google to show me my browsing history so I can decide if I want to delete or keep it.


Make Special Characters & Keyboard Symbols

Character Map with Cents Sign

Symbols are a type of computer character that does not exist on the standard keyboard. These special characters range from currency symbols to legal symbols to degrees. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to make symbols with your keyboard and find emojis. These keyboard signs can then be added to your documentation or provide a workaround if your keyboard malfunctions.