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Word: Mail Merge Course


Course
Alicia Pollock

How do you do a mail merge in MS Word? Learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Outlook, or iCloud Contacts to merge fields in a Word document, & print mailing labels.

Course Description

Whether you're sending out a newsletter for your business or your annual Christmas letter, the last thing you want to do is address each envelope by hand. In this class you'll print mailing labels, send out personalized letters, and print phone directories using the names and addresses you have stored in Contacts, Outlook, or Excel.

Take your small business to the next level by sending customized letters and marketing material!

 

Instructional Level

Intermediate through Advanced 

Course Length

2 hours 

Prerequisites 

  • A copy of Microsoft Office, either Mac or PC

 

Who should take this class?

  • Business owners and employees who send mail to customers
  • Families who send newsletters to friends and loved ones
  • Students and job-seekers will boost their employment marketability
  • Seasoned users are guaranteed to glean essential nuggets of information to make using Word easier and faster than before

What You’ll Learn 

  •   Creating the Main document: Letters, Envelopes, Mailing Labels
  •   Creating address lists in Word, Contacts, Outlook, or Excel
  •   Inserting Merge Fields for personalization
  •   Doing the merge and checking for errors
  •   Saving the 3 parts of a merge
  •   Printing your letters, labels, or envelopes

 

Here is the course outline:

1. Download the Handouts

Download the handouts that go with the course.

pageText Download the handout here
pageText Download the Sample Files

2. Watch the Videos: Microsoft Word Mail Merge

Whether you're sending out a newsletter for your business, or your family’s sannual Christmas letter, the last thing you want to do is address each envelope by hand. In this class you'll print mailing labels, send out personalized letters, and even print phone directories using the names and addresses you have stored in Contacts, Outlook, or Excel.

pageText What are Data Sources?
pageText Creating a Mail Merge Letter
pageText Mailing Labels and Envelopes
pageText Creating Phone Lists

3. Take the Quiz

Take this quiz to demonstrate your mastery of the material. Pass the quiz with an 80% or higher to complete the Course, earn your Certificate, and win points!

folderUp Submit your finished Merged files here for credit.

Completion

The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

Royalwise Credit Certificate
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