UK bookkeeping and accounting basics for the rest of us Unless you're one of those rare "numbers people," the thought of accounting and bookkeeping probably make your head spin. While these pragmatic and confusing practices may not be fun for the rest of us, mastering them is absolutely essential in order to run and maintain a successful business. Thankfully, Bookkeeping & Accounting All-in-One For Dummies, UK Edition, is here to take the intimidation out of crunching numbers and offers easy-to-follow, step-by-step instruction on keeping your business' finances in order with information specific to a business in the United Kingdom. Written in plain English and packed with loads of helpful instruction, this approachable and all-encompassing guide arms you with everything you need to get up and running on all the latest accounting practices and bookkeeping software. Inside, you'll find out how to prepare financial statements, balance your books, keep the tax inspector off your back, and so much more. Gives you access to supplemental online samples of bookkeeping forms, accounting templates, and spreadsheets Includes many practical bookkeeping and accounting exercises and templates Simplifies every aspect of accounting and record-keeping Shows you how to run your business "by the books" If you're a small business owner or employee who is confused and intimidated by managing your accounts and books, this comprehensive guide empowers you to take charge of those pesky figures to keep your business afloat.
A complete guide to using KPIs to drive organisational performance Is your business on track to achieve success? Key Performance Indicators For Dummies covers the essential KPIs that are useful to all kinds of businesses, and includes more than 100 different ways leaders can monitor and drive performance in their organisations. This book helps managers understand the crucial KPIs that should be implemented for all different aspects of the organisation, including financial performance, operational and internal processes, sales and marketing, customer satisfaction and more. Good KPIs should be unique to every business, as every business has different objectives. To meet this need, the book provides tools and templates that leaders can use to develop unique KPIs that best suit their particular organisation or industry. * Learn to design KPIs that are unique to your business and fit closely to your strategic objectives * Determine which KPI questions you should be asking to achieve the right insights for your business * Learn the specific KPIs that are appropriate for different business circumstances * Turn KPIs into deep insights by mastering related reporting and communications practices KPIs are a crucial part of every manager's toolkit, and are essential for helping to monitor the execution of business strategies and measure results. Key Performance Indicators For Dummies moves beyond a basic discussion of what KPIs are, and why they are needed to provide a complete guide for learning to design and use specific KPIs to drive organisational performance.
Make your data work for you! Tableau For Dummies brings order to the chaotic world of data. Understanding your data and organizing it into formats and visualizations that make sense to you are crucial to making a real impact on your business with the information that's already at your fingertips. This easy-to-use reference explores the user interface, and guides you through the process of connecting your data sources to the software. Additionally, this approachable, yet comprehensive text shows you how to use graphs, charts, and other images to bring visual interest to your data, how to create dashboards from multiple data sources, and how to export the visualizations that you have developed into multiple formats that translate into positive change for your business. The mission of Tableau Software is to grant you access to data that, when put into action, will help you build your company. Learning to use the data available to you helps you make informed, grounded business decisions that can spell success for your company. * Navigate the user interface to efficiently access the features you need * Connect to various spreadsheets, databases, and other data sources to create a multi-dimensional snapshot of your business * Develop visualizations with easy to use drag and drop features * Start building your data with templates and sample workbooks to spark your creativity and help you organize your information Tableau For Dummies is a step-by-step resource that helps you make sense of the data landscape--and put your data to work in support of your business.
The bestselling beginner's guide to Microsoft Word Whether you've used older versions of this popular program or have never processed a single word, this hands-on guide gets you going with the latest version of Microsoft Word. In no time, you'll begin editing, formatting, proofing, and dressing up your Word documents like a pro. In this leading book about the world's number one word processing application, Dan Gookin talks about using Microsoft Word in friendly, easy-to-follow terms. Focusing on the needs of the beginning Word user, it provides everything you need to know about Word--without any painful jargon. Covers the new and improved features found in the latest version of Word Create your own templates Explains why you can't always trust the spell checker Offers little-known keyboard shortcuts If you're new to Word and want to spend more time on your actual work rather than figuring out how to make it work for you, this new edition of Word X For Dummies has you covered.
This is supposed to be the age of instant and constant communication, right? And if you have a business, belong to an organization, or have a cause you want to promote, a great-looking flyer or brochure can say a lot.If you have Microsoft Office Professional, Small Business, or Ultimate on your PC, you already have a great communication tool hidden inside—Publisher 2007. Use it to promote your organization with newsletters, cards, and brochures. This book gets you started with Publisher basics so you can start communicating with your public.Chances are you’re not planning to become a Publisher guru, you just want to use Publisher to get some things done. Then Microsoft Office Publisher 2007 For Dummies is just the book for you! It has just what you need to know to- Understand design basics and plan a page- Set up a flyer or publication and place text and pictures where they work best- Use various Publisher templates- Incorporate images and files from other programs- Build Web sites with Publisher- Prepare your creations for printing or posting onlineWhether you’re selling a product or service, getting the word out about a not-for-profit organization, or helping out your church, synagogue, or school, Microsoft Office Publisher 2007 For Dummies makes it easy.
A value-priced book-and-DVD bundle for getting started with the latest release of Microsoft Office Eager to harness the power of Office 2010? Then this is the perfect book-and-DVD package for you! Featuring the enormously popular Office For Dummies book, the bundle also includes a must-have three-hour instructional DVD replete with step-by-step instructions covering the most essential Office 2010 tasks. You'll feel as though you have an Office 2010 expert by your side to answer your questions and and walk you through popular topics, such as word processing, presentations, data management and analysis, and much more. You'll quickly and easily feel comfortable with Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access. * This book-and-DVD bundle is an ideal resource for getting comfortable and confident with the new features of and updates to Office 2010 * Covers Microsoft Office basics in the book, such as typing in Word, navigating an Excel spreadsheet, creating a unique PowerPoint presentation, configuring e-mail with Outlook, designing an Access database, and much more * Provides step-by-step instructions for completing essential Office 2010 tasks on the DVD, including: creating a document, selecting commands from the ribbon, formatting with styles and templates, working with e-mail, adding audio and video to a presentation, designing a database, and more With this book-and-DVD bundle, you'll spend more time working on your Office 2010 projects and less time figuring out how to use the Office applications.
Your friendly guide to getting a job in coding Getting a Coding Job For Dummies explains how a coder works in (or out of) an organization, the key skills any job requires, the basics of the technologies a coding pro will encounter, and how to find formal or informal ways to build your skills. Plus, it paints a picture of the world a coder lives in, outlines how to build a resume to land a coding job, and so much more. Coding is one of the most in-demand skills in today's job market, yet there seems to be an ongoing deficit of candidates qualified to take these jobs. Getting a Coding Job For Dummies provides a road map for students, post-grads, career switchers, and anyone else interested in starting a career in coding. Inside this friendly guide, you'll find the steps needed to learn the hard and soft skills of coding--and the world of programming at large. Along the way, you'll set a clear career path based on your goals and discover the resources that can best help you build your coding skills to make you a suitable job candidate. * Covers the breadth of job opportunities as a coder * Includes tips on educational resources for coders and ways to build a positive reputation * Shows you how to research potential employers and impress interviewers * Offers access to online video, articles, and sample resume templates If you're interested in pursuing a job in coding, but don't know the best way to get there, Getting a Coding Job For Dummies is your compass!
Did you ever wish you could draw folks a picture of your business processes or the design of your database, but you just don't have the graphics skills? Then Visio 2003 might be exactly what you're looking for, and Visio 2003 For Dummies makes it easy for you to find out. Often, pictures do speak louder than words. Visio enables you to turn business and technical concepts into visual diagrams. Best of all, it doesn't require you to possess any artistic talent! Visio 2003 For Dummies shows you how to * Navigate the software and use the menus, toolbars, and task panes * Create simple diagrams * Use Visio drawings with other software programs * Annotate your diagrams * Post diagrams on the Web If you need to explain business goals and procedures, software concepts, or database designs to others, Visio 2003 For Dummies can get you going with this great software package in no time. Soon you'll be able to * Choose the appropriate type of drawing for your purpose, work with stencils, and add shapes * Pan and zoom to fine-tune your diagram * Set up your printer with Visio 2003, add headers and footers, and print an entire drawing or only selected parts * Explore open and closed or one- and two-dimensional shapes, and manipulate them to demonstrate what you want to show * Add color and text to enhance your drawings * Create custom shapes, develop and use templates, and even add layers to provide more detail * Integrate Visio with Excel, Word, Project, and Outlook * Produce reports using data stored in Visio, update them, make them available for others to review, and even track changes Additional information and links to online Visio resources are available on the book's companion Web site. Visio 2003 offers you an exciting new way to communicate business processes, information systems, database and software designs, or computer and telecommunications networks, and Visio 2003 For Dummies gives you the power to use this great tool quickly and easily.
BuddyPress is the WordPress platform's answer to community driven websites. BuddyPress is customizable and can be designed to match the style of your website through the use of CSS and understanding BuddyPress templates. BuddyPress For Dummies takes the reader through the steps of modifying and creating customized BuddyPress themes. The book will cover: * Setting up the WordPress foundation required to run BuddyPress * Installing BuddyPress on a WordPress powered site * Discovering the social benefits to your community members * Navigating and understanding the different BuddyPress components, including extended profiles, private messaging, friends, groups, the wire, activity streams, blog tracking, forums, status updates, and photo albums * Troubleshooting BuddyPress once it is up and running * Extending BuddyPress through the use of addons and plugins * Customizing the style of BuddyPress through CSS and template tags * Bringing all of your social community subscriptions together in BuddyPress, including Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, and YouTube