Mike’s Technical Tip: Using the “Summarize” Service on a Mac

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Mike’s Technical Tip: Using the “Summarize” Service on a Mac

On a Mac, there’s a vast collection of tools and settings available called “Services” that most people either don’t use or aren’t even aware of. The majority of these Services are turned off by default, and people can use a Mac for years and years and not even know they’ve got a powerhouse of utilities at their fingertips, if they only knew to activate them. The one I’m going to discuss today is called “Summarize,” and like the name implies, it summarizes text for you if you don’t have a lot of time – or interest – in something very lengthy.

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Why You Need to Add SSL to Your Website, Now.

SSL, or “Secure Sockets Layer,” was not something that most professional service firms needed to worry about having on their website. Until now. Google is changing the rules and soon, it will be crucial that any website with even the most basic form be SSL secure. Here’s what you need to know.

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Mike’s Technical Tip: Beginner’s Guide to Puppet Warp

Adobe recently released Creative Cloud 2018, and among the several new features added to this suite of apps is one I’d like to highlight first: “Puppet Warp” in the new version of Illustrator. Puppet Warp is both fun and a big time-saver, as it allows you to make shape changes to your illustration in just a few seconds, where it used to be a laborious, time-consuming affair.

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Bio Page Best Practices for Professional Service Firms

Marketing professional service firms entails unique challenges and skills. Your people are your product, so it’s imperative that you showcase them in a way that is easy to understand yet still displays all their qualifications. It’s important to utilize modern web technology and best practices to create bio pages that truly highlight your teams’ skills and expertise. Read on to learn more.

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Mike’s Technical Tip: It’s All About the File Format

JPEGs and PDFs and GIFs – oh my! Those and many other graphic file formats can be found out there in the wild, and unless you know the differences among them, the results can be… unpredictable.

The following is a chart with a rundown of the most common file formats for graphics and images and what they’re good for.

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