Pictures and videos are great tools to use when you are trying to explain difficult concepts or show property and location information. Just about every outside producer now carries a smartphone with a camera and video capability. In addition to the built-in camera and video capability of your smartphone, there is also a myriad of third-party apps that extend your phone’s camera capability.
I have been using the Microsoft Pix app for a while. It is very capable, and Microsoft continues to expand and develop the program. It is available for both iOS and Android devices. You can read more about its capabilities in a prior TechTips here.
Microsoft has recently updated the Pix app with an exciting new feature.
Copy and paste. It is a simple function that we perform many times during the day. I doubt you even think about it much.
Until, that is, the text you paste into another document comes with all the formatting and underlying code that you then have to take time to strip out.
The problem is when you copy text from a website page or other document, in addition to the visible text, you are also copying the underlying code for that text. The code could include the font description as well as text attributes like bold, underline, and italics. Most of the time I do not want these other attributes; I am looking just for the text.
There are a couple of ways to make sure that when you paste the copied text, you get just the text.
I suspect you have never heard of LinkedIn’s ProFinder platform.
It is LinkedIn’s professional services marketplace that helps people looking for services find the best freelance or independent professionals in their area. It is currently only available in the U.S. and within specific service categories. Fortunately, Insurance is one of the categories included.
Any individual on LinkedIn can request more information including a request for proposal from professionals who have a ProFinder profile. The ProFinder profile is in addition to your standard LinkedIn profile, although it does include some shared information. Making sure you have a fully complete profile is a crucial step to getting opportunities, as it’s one of the first things potential clients will see.