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Last updated on 2020-05-26 by David Wallis.

Below are pointers to pages on matters that do not relate directly to the Access, Excel, Word and VBA, subjects listed under the Tips drop-down menus to the left.

Some topics, e.g. Managing the Email Load, might interest you even if you are not a freelance or are not in IT.

I dont’t have the time to run this site as a full-time blog or to manage a comments sections. So if you want me to let you know about new topics or additions to any of the existing ones, then please let me know.

The Topics

Data modelling is a guide to the three-stage process of constructing a model for the data to be contained in a computer system such as a relactional database.

Rounding numbers is a commentary on various functions and techniques for rounding numbers in Microsoft Access and Excel, and by use of VBA (Visual Basic for Applications).

Floating point numbers and scaling deals with some aspects of working with real numbers that may be too large or too small for the computer to store with total precision.

Managing the Email Load passes on tips for making email work for you by reducing the stress commonly associated with keeping up with it as it eats up more of the working day.

What fee to charge for freelance work includes suggestions on how to work out an hourly rate and then use it when pitching for work.

Fees calculator is an easy-to-use Excel workbook for estimating your hourly rate. It allows you to take into consideration all your expenses and the time you’re making available for chargeable work.

Planned Topics



The act of thinking carefully and for a long period about something.

Source: Cambridge Dictionary