Chapter 16

Using My Site Effectively

In This Chapter

arrow Storing your documents and information on My Site

arrow Keeping your private stuff private

arrow Using sites to collaborate with others

arrow Creating and maintaining a blog

Your My Site is more than just a place to think about every once in a while when you need to update your profile. It’s a great place to use on a regular basis to share information with others, store your work, collaborate with others, and communicate with your colleagues.

Using Your My Site to Save Stuff

There are many different places that you can store the stuff you work on and depend on — on your desktop, on your local hard drive, online via something like SkyDrive or Dropbox — or you can simply use your My Site to store your important stuff.

Some of the advantages of using your My Site include

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It’s got the same familiar SharePoint interface that ...

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