5 Easy Computer Tips to Make Your Work Efficient

The secret to making your computer work for you is setting up your computer to be organized and time efficient. Here are five easy computer tips that will save you time on your daily computer activities.


  1. Make Your Home Screen Useful

Instead of setting your background as a landscape or family photo, try making your home screen something useful. You can set your background as anything from your favorite webpage to stay on top of industry news or your google calendar, which will refresh as you add to it.


  1. Keep All Your Files in One Spot

Now that we’ve got your desktop working for you, let’s move on to all those files. You need a file fast, but did you save it to Amazon Cloud, Dropbox, OneDrive, or Google Drive? There’s an app for that. Otixo allows you to connect all your cloud accounts, search all of them at once, then easily drag and drop files between services.


  1. Personalize Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts seem impossible, but after you personalize your shortcuts you’ll be able to jump from page to page faster then ever. Windows allows you to make any shortcut for any app, while Mac lets you create shortcuts for any app’s menu commands. Taking the time to personalize your shortcuts will save valuable time in the long run.


  1. Browsing the Internet

We all spend a lot of time browsing the internet. To make that time more efficient download the Limitless Chrome Extension. This app helps you keep track of important information with its smart notepad. Limitless converts the new tab into a beautiful dashboard that helps you understand how you are spending your time. What’s more, it reduces distractions and helps you stay focused on your tasks. Use it for quickly accessing the sites you use most, reminders and tracking where you spend your time online.


  1. Staying Secure

These days everyone is paranoid about online security and for good reason! However, lengthy, unique passwords for each site are difficult to remember and don’t save any time. Simplify your life with LastPass. LastPass remembers all your passwords, so you don’t have to!


Now that you’ve got your computer set up and working efficiently, let’s see how else you can save time. View all of QBR’s services from administrative assistance to social media marketing and blog management.  Or, give us a call! We are here to help.