Tech Tips

Check out this page each week for technology tips, tricks, and hacks from Xcel Office Solutions. #techtipthursday

Computer Tips

Oops! If you accidentally close a web page in your browser, you can easily re-open it by pressing control+shift+t on a Windows computer. It even works after you’ve closed and reopened your browser. Give it a try!

Business Tips

Google holds 92% of the search engine market share, so increasing your visibility on Google is critical to promoting your business. Best of all, it’s free!
Step 1: Claim your business listing on Google Business Profile (formerly Google my Business). Open Google Maps and enter your business name in the search bar. Select your business and click Claim this Business. Then click Manage Now.
Step 2: Complete your business profile to begin showing up in Google Search, Google Maps, and Google Shopping. Provide details and photos of your business, including location, hours of operation, and services. Don’t leave blanks. Complete profiles allow Google to match your business with relevant search queries. (
Step 3: Reviews build trust and improve your visibility on Google. From the dashboard of your Google Business Profile page, scroll to the bottom and click Share Form. Copy the link and then paste it into an email to your customers or on an online receipt.
Step 4: Create posts. Share news and updates. Promote special offers and deals. Respond to reviews. The more active you are, the more Google will see you as a credible player in the marketplace and your visibility will increase.

Fun Tips

Too soon to plan your Spring Break vacation? Never! For your next adventure, skip the rental counter and check out Turo, a car sharing app where you can rent any vehicle from a rugged 4 x 4 to a classic sports car. Turo has vehicles for all occasions and to fit any budget. You can cancel up to 24 hours and get a full refund….AND….wait for it…. you can get your car delivered to you or at your destination.

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