Posts by Ashley Blood
    Posted May 22, 2016 by

    How to Format Non-Blank Cells in Google Sheets

    Google Sheets

    I recently worked on a spreadsheet with a table that was populated using the filter function. This meant that I did not know how many rows would be included in my table: It would dynamically update as the source data changed. I wanted to apply some formatting to the table so that it would look better […]

    Category Google Sheets

    Posted May 18, 2016 by

    A Newbie’s Guide to WordPress Hosting Options

    A Newbies Guide to WordPress

    WordPress is by far the most popular content management system on the market, beloved by both new bloggers and well established e-commerce providers. With a wide array of plug-ins, unlimited customization options, ease of operation, and a high level of support, it is easy to see why so many businesses and bloggers turn to WordPress […]

    Category Internet, WordPress

    Posted May 14, 2016 by

    How to Use Google Sheets DMAX Function

    Google Sheets

    You can use Google Sheets DMAX function to find the maximum value in a range based on some criteria. For example, if you have a table of data with outstanding payments you are owed from each of your clients, you can use DMAX to find the oldest of the outstanding payments for each client.

    Posted May 13, 2016 by

    How to Keep Your Data Backups Safe

    Data Backup

    We have all heard the horror stories: You receive a late night call from the office, the caller frantically telling you that the entire network has gone down and the backups are corrupted, or even worse, missing entirely. The IT landscape is littered with tales of backups gone wrong, both deliberately and accidentally. Businesses have […]

    Category Database, Networking

    Posted May 12, 2016 by

    How to Use Google Sheets Filter Function

    Google Sheets

    I was working in Google Sheets creating a dashboard that summarized data in another sheet. Specifically, I was trying to make a table that showed a list of each client that owed money. I tried to do this with a pivot table, but for some mysterious reason, pivot tables in Google Sheets do not automatically […]

    Category Google Sheets

    Posted May 11, 2016 by

    How to Use Google Sheets Unique Function

    Google Sheets

    The Unique function in Google Sheets makes it simple to create a list of only unique values from another list. One of the most useful aspects of the Unique function is that you type the formula into one cell, and it will fill in the cells beneath it with all the unique values in the […]

    Category Google Sheets

    Posted May 1, 2016 by

    How to Use iPhone Camera Time Delay

    iPhone Camera Delay Timer

    iPhones come with a built-in camera time delay function. This allows you to set your phone on a tripod, table, rock formation, hut, or whatever else is nearby and set the camera timer for three or 10 seconds. You can then run into the frame to take a picture of yourself. This is a great […]

    Category Apple iPhone

    Posted April 30, 2016 by

    How to Use iPhone Photo Burst

    How to Use iPhone Photo Burst

    Apple introduced Photo Burst mode with the iPhone 5S. When you take a Photo Burst, you capture 10 frames per second over a few seconds (as long as you hold your finger on the shutter button). These photos are wrapped up into a bundle so that they do not take up a ton of space on […]

    Category Apple iPhone

    Posted April 29, 2016 by

    How to Send and Receive a Fax Online

    Fax by Email

    When was the last time you saw a fax machine? Fax machines are rather antiquated technology, but all the doctors offices and businesses that are stuck in the 1980’s and still use them make life difficult for the rest of us. I used to make trips to the public library to fax required documents for job […]

    Category Internet

    Posted April 26, 2016 by

    7 Apps Every Small Business Owner Should use

    ABLV bank application

    If you are trying to get your small business off the ground, you need all the help that you can get. Thanks to technology, your smartphone or tablet can be one of your best assets. Embrace what technology has to offer by downloading apps that can help you manage your business with ease. Here are […]

    Category Apps

    Posted April 5, 2016 by

    How to Find an Old Podcast on iPhone

    Apple Podcasts

    I love podcasts. I listen to them during my commute and while doing chores around the house. They are a great form of entertainment for times when your hands and eyes are busy but your brain has nothing to do. Apple has a built-in Podcasts app that makes it easy to play podcasts on iPhone, […]

    Category Apple iPhone

    Posted April 2, 2016 by

    How to Use Podcast Sleep Timer on iPhone

    Apple Podcasts

    I had a roommate in college who fell asleep every night listening to Car Talk. (Fortunately for me, she used earbuds attached to her phone because being talked to sleep does not work for me.) The Apple Podcast app found on iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches has a built-in sleep timer that will shut off a podcast […]

    Category Apple iPhone, Apps, iPad