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  • Blog Post: Use Publisher to build an Office Live website

    At last week’s Business Startup Show , several visitors asked if they could use various website editing tools with Office Live. The answer is a resounding ‘Yes’. The beauty of Office Live is that you start with the basic templates, which are very easy to use.  If a more advanced website is required...
  • Blog Post: Using third party html editing tools with your Office Live website

    I often come across people who would like to use an html editor, rather than the templates provided, to build their website on Office Live. You can use any html editing tool with Office Live but have to go through a couple of simple steps first : Within Site Actions, click “Activate advanced design features...
  • Blog Post: Colour tips when building an Office Live website

    I regularly read the Office Live Small Business blog , as it often contains some useful tips that I wouldn’t have necessarily have thought of. An article posted this week delves into the importance of colour choice for your website, highlighting this site all about Tuscany . The link below takes you...
  • Blog Post: Office Live Small Business downtime planned to complete a server upgrade

    Downtime is a rarity with Office Live, but an announcement has just gone out that on Saturday September 12th 2009 and Saturday September 19th 2009, there will be some periods of planned outage. All customers will be sent an email to this effect later this week. What this actually means is that...
  • Blog Post: ‘Staycation’ in a Yurt in Devon on Office Live

    This year we decided to take a summer break at home in England; the Blackdown Hills of Devon in the south-west of the country, to be precise. As fairly keen walkers, we have a great love of the open countryside and a growing interest in all things eco. After having read various holiday articles in...
  • Blog Post: Surfboard success story on Office Live

    Paipoglide is a great little company, based in Cornwall, building custom surfboards by hand from a variety of wood materials. The result is a board which not only functions superbly on the waves, but is also a sculptural piece in its own right honed using the skills of ancient Hawaiian craftsman. Check...
  • Blog Post: The Harley Slack Fund website – built on Office Live

    This is quite a well-designed Office Live website, put together for a very sad reason. Harley is unfortunately critically ill with meningitus B and the site talks about the disease, a fund-raising charity bike ride from John O’Groats to Lands End, and various other sponsored events. Have a look...
  • Blog Post: AvailableLocal.com launches on the Office Live platform

    An innovative recruitment company, called AvailableLocal.com, have just launched their services on an Office Live website at www.availablelocal.com . Their proposition is based around supporting sustainable local employment, in an attempt to drastically cut ‘job miles’. They’re building a network of...
  • Blog Post: An Office Live tribute to Michael Jackson

    With the sad news that Michael Jackson passed away yesterday, I can confess to having searched online for a few video clips of the genius at work. Whilst doing this, it occurred to me that this might be a good time to test the new video embedding module that’s now built into Office live. I can...
  • Blog Post: Create a gallery in Office Live with image enlarging

    Within Office Live Small Business, there is a simple ‘ Image Gallery ’ tool that allows several images to be displayed on your website as a slideshow. The slideshow controls can also be exposed so that the slideshow can be paused, clicked through and individual images enlarged. Try an example here :...
  • Blog Post: Get started with Office Live Small Business Reports

    ";" height=150 galleryimg="no"> One of the best ways to ‘fine-tune’ a website is to spend some time drilling into the reporting tools to get a good understanding of where visitors are coming from, where they enter, where they leave, and so on. This short video from www.youtube.com/officelive...
  • Blog Post: Office Live helps successful Trout Fishery

    As one of the best known fisheries in the South West of England, Manningford Trout Fishery is already enjoyed by a wide range of fishermen. Following extensive de-silting of the lakes in 2007, Manningford is now keen to accelerate the growth rate of its business. A professional website was a missing...
  • Blog Post: What’s the connection between Swine Flu, MP’s expenses, Virtual Earth, Photosynth and Office Live ?

    The Microsoft Virtual Earth platform is an integrated set of services that provides quality geospatial data, rich imagery, cutting-edge technology, and dependable performance that helps organisations visualise data and provide immersive end-user experiences. To help audiences track and visualise the...
  • Blog Post: Multimap add-in for Outlook

    If you’re looking for a quick, simple way to add maps to your meeting requests, email signature, contacts and more, then the new Multimap add-in for Outlook could be just what you’re looking for : Read more about the add-in here Of course, you may also want to add Multimap to your Office Live...
  • Blog Post: Dress for success

    Would you turn up for an interview in ripped jeans and a baggy T-Shirt? Especially for those 2 million people in the UK who are now finding themselves in search of another job and are all too aware of the increased competition resulting from rising redundancies – More people are having to scrabble for...
  • Blog Post: Office Live - belly dancing, photography and perfume

    Belly dancing, photography and perfume We always love to hear about the wonderful ways in which businesses are using Office Live, so we thought it would be a great idea to share a few stories with you. And if you're one of thousands of other companies using Office Live, then please do get in touch (see...
  • Blog Post: Increase sales with Search Marketing

    If you’re an Office Live customer who has been using the adManager service, you’ll have been disappointed to have received notification that it’s to be discontinued . However, you can still very easily promote your website with Pay-Per-Click (PPC) advertising (also sometimes called search marketing)...
  • Blog Post: Good and bad shops

    The news this week that customers are deserting small businesses online for established brands is grim but unsurprising. It was obviously going to happen for two reasons. First the findings are from research commissioned by online aggregator eDeals, so you might find there’s some vested interest in there...
  • Blog Post: Copyright and copywrong

    Readers might have noticed there’s been a certain flurry of interest just lately about online music. Essentially YouTube is taking all of its professionally-produced music videos down because it says the music industry wants too much money. You can have the debate about the rights and wrongs amongst...
  • Blog Post: Upload images faster to Office Live

    When building an Office Live website with lots of images, it can be a bit of a pain to upload each image individually. Instructions have just been updated on how to set up the mutliple image uploader. This has to be done from within the Image Gallery itself (as opposed to the Website section). Full...
  • Blog Post: Use your own domain name with Office Live

    Whilst it may be very attractive to get a free domain name with Office Live Small Business , many people already have their own domain name that they had planned to connect to a website at a future date. If you want to connect your domain name with Office Live’s free 500MB of web-hosting space, we...
  • Blog Post: NEW Office Live features and functionality

    First of all, Office Live WorkSpace has added language support for Hungary, Romania, Lithuania, Serbia, Ukraine, Slovakia, Latvia, and Slovenia to use the localised service. WorkSpaces also get long-awaited FOLDERS, full cut/copy/paste and file storage is being increased to a very respectable 5GB...
  • Blog Post: Free e-book : Three steps to Search Engine Marketing success

    When shoppers search the Web for the kinds of products or services you offer, will they find your Web site in the search results? There’s a good chance they will if you use search engine marketing (SEM), powerful techniques that can help direct searchers to your site. Microsoft Office Live Small Business...
  • Blog Post: Free e-book : Build a website that sells

    Microsoft Office Live Small Business and Entrepreneur Magazine are committed to helping entrepreneurs start and nurture their businesses by providing solutions that can be put into action immediately. Get your free copy of "Build A Website That Sells: 10 Easy Ways to Grow Your Website." This 54-page...
  • Blog Post: Free e-book - 11 Steps to Create a Successful Web Site

    Microsoft Office Live Small Business and Startup Nation are committed to helping entrepreneurs start and nurture their businesses by providing solutions that can be put into action immediately. Get your free copy of "11 Steps to Create a Successful Web Site." This 64-page downloadable e-book (in PDF...
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