Tech Tools to Organize
For the Computer Operators
of Marysville and Port Huron
Presented by Mark Repp
Cloud Storage & Online Backup
O Dropbox (2 GB of free storage) +
additional 500 MB for each friend you
O Google Drive (5 GB shared between
Drive and Google+ Photos)
O SkyDrive (25 GB) with a Hotmail or
Microsoft Live account.
O SugarSync (5 GB free) and syncs to your
computer, like Dropbox and Google Drive.
O Carbonite (unlimited) Pay service for $59
per year, per computer.
O Roboform: Pay with different pricing
$29.95-Roboform Desktop 7
$39.95-Roboform2Go 7 (USB)
O LastPass: Free and secure. All
passwords are stored online, or download
the browser extension.
O Mozilla Firefox: Has this built-in within
the Security Settings
O Google Chrome: Can sync your
passwords to other computers.
O Evernote (free)
O Evernote Premium ($5/month
O RememberTheMilk (free)
O LogMeIn (free) Lets you access your home
computer from anywhere in the world, as long
as it is turned on. Also free for iPad/iPhone,
but $29.95 for Android!
O LogMeIn Pro ($69.95/year) Includes such
features as remote printing, file sharing with a
download link and file transfer.
O Ammyy Admin (free) Great for remote
assistance or a remote demo. Zero setup!
O Zoom.us (free) HD video conferencing,
mobile screen-sharing, and schedules
meetings to your Google Calendar. Worth a
Browser Bookmark Buttons
& Tab Management
O Internet Explorer (Links Bar) – can be
shortened and alphabetized.
O Mozilla Firefox (Bookmarks Toolbar) –
O Google Chrome (Bookmarks Bar – synced
with your Google account to multiple
O Tab Tip #1: Chrome & Firefox can both be
set up to pick up where you left off (with
last tabs saved).
O Tab Tip #2: IE can save tab sets.
Favorites>>Add Current Tabs to Favorites.
O Make Taskbar Buttons Small:
Right-click Start button>>Properties>>Taskbar>>
Use Small Icons
O Add Specific Files to Each Program:
Right-click the file and drag it on top of program.
O Drag Favorite Programs Onto Taskbar
and Pin Them.
O Customize the Notification Area:
by clicking the Up Arrow and choosing “Customize.”
Bill-Paying & Budget
Spreadsheets for Excel
O Go to office.microsoft.com and click on
“Templates.” Then, type in “Budget.”
O Look at what I found (examples given)
Family Budget (Monthly), Debt-Reduction
Calculator, Monthly Bills, etc.
-Email me and I will send it to you.
Manage Finances Online
O Manilla.com: Keep track of your
monthly bills, bank accounts, and
O Mint.com: See all your accounts in
one place. Pulls it all in for you. One-
time setup. (from the makers of