Bookmarks, RSS feeds & email subscriptions

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Bookmark the website

Bookmarking websites has been my modus operandi for almost as long as I’ve been on the internet.  However, bookmarking is not an ideal method for keeping track of websites and blogs for several reasons:

  • Bookmarks can become unwieldy in a short period of time.  You can easily wind up with hundreds of bookmarked URLS scattered across numerous folders on several different computers.
  • Switching back and forth between browsers complicates things.  If you switch back and forth between a couple of different browser (i.e., Internet Explorer and Firefox) you can waste a lot of time looking for bookmarks in your different browsers.
  • Switching back and forth between home and work computers as well as mobile devices like phones and tablets also complicates things.
  • Bookmarks are static and don’t notify you when new material is available.  You’ll probably wind up opening lots of different bookmarks only to find that the content hasn’t changed.  For some dynamic websites where content changes frequently, you might miss interesting content if you’re busy with other things and don’t get a chance to review the site.

To improve your current situation and gain some efficiencies, think about subscribing to your favorite blogs’ RSS feeds.

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Export Contacts from the People Hub of

Exporting the contacts that are stored in the People Hub of an account to a CSV file is fast, easy and convenient.  All you need to do is:

  • Log into from a computer browser – you will use the email address and password that is associated with the account to log into the account
  • Click Manage > Export for and other services

export contacts

  • You will see a prompt on the bottom of the screen, “Do you want to open or save OutlookContacts.csv from”

export contacts Save

  • Click the Save button to save the csv file to the computer’s download folder.