Office 365 for Small Businesses

Video description

The complete hands-on video guide to making the most of Microsoft Office 365 in your small business! Master Word, Excel, PowerPoint,, OneNote, OneDrive, Skype, and more!


These easy video tutorials will teach you how to get maximum value from Office 365 Small Business and Small Business Premium in your small business! Using realistic small business examples, top Office expert Katherine Murray guides you hands-on through Office 365's apps, online conferencing, email, web tools, and more. Her Office 365 Business Essentials (Que Video) walks you step-by-step through planning for success, accessing your account, setting up users, creating team workspaces, and connecting via messaging and Skype online conferencing. Murray shows how to create and collaborate on effective Word documents, Excel worksheets, and PowerPoint presentations. Watch and discover how to take full advantage of OneDrive cloud storage, create public websites with Office 365, and even run Office 365 on mobile devices. Throughout, Murray shares powerful insider tips drawn from 25+ years of experience teaching and writing about Office. Focusing specifically on your needs in your small business, she'll help you make the most of the Office subscription you're paying for!

About the Instructor

Katherine Murray has been writing about technology for 25 years, and specializes in Microsoft products, especially Windows and Office, including Office 365 since its earliest betas. She has written extensively about web products, and wrote a tutorial on SkyDrive (OneDrive's predecessor product) for Microsoft. Her recent books include My Windows 8.1, Microsoft Office Professional 2013 Plain and Simple, and Microsoft Word 2010 Inside Out.

Skill Level

  • All Levels

What You Will Learn

  • How to plan to get the most value from Office 365 in your small business
  • How to access your account, set up your users, and build a custom team workspace
  • How to cost-effectively connect teams and clients with and Skype
  • How to create and share documents with the Office 365 versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote
  • How to store and share content with OneDrive
  • How to build and publish websites with Office 365 Publisher
  • How to use the mobile versions of Office 365 apps

Who Should Take This Course

  • Any small business owner or user who wants to make the most of their paid subscription to Microsoft Office 365 Small Business or Office 365 Small Business Premium. The subscription models covered in these videos are designed for small businesses up to 25 users, so these video tutorials focus on presenting examples directly relevant to these audiences.

Course Requirements

  • No experience required (basic familiarity with Windows and web browsers helpful)

Table of Contents

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Office 365 Business Essentials

Lesson 2: A Quick Tour of Office 365 Business Essentials

Lesson 3: Accessing and Administering Your Account

Lesson 4: Adding Users to Office 365 Business Essentials

Lesson 5: Managing Email, Schedules, Contacts, and Tasks

Lesson 6: Using Lync for Messaging and Meetings

Lesson 7: Creating and Customizing a Team Workspace

Lesson 8: Using OneDrive with Office 365 Business Essentials

Lesson 9: Creating and Publishing a Public Website

Lesson 10: Customizing Office 365 Business Essentials

About Que Video

Que Video helps you learn technology efficiently with easy-to-follow video tutorials covering popular software apps, online games, and more. Each Que videos are professionally produced and feature the highest quality step-by-step instruction designed by trusted authors and trainers from Que Publishing, an imprint of Pearson—the world’s leading learning company. View Que Videos at

Product information

  • Title: Office 365 for Small Businesses
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  • Release date: December 2014
  • Publisher(s): Pearson
  • ISBN: 0133963489