What's New at DeskDemon in December 2007
Hello all!

Welcome to your final festive DeskDemon round up of the year. Not ones to skimp as the mistletoe is readied and the Christmas trees dressed for action, this month we've got a fabulous array of goodies for you to win. Top of the list must be our new Microsoft Office 2007 competition, where we're giving away a laptop a month - yes, a laptop a month - for the next six months along with Microsoft Office 2007! And, if you're stressing out over the very thought of Christmas, our Smiles Competition will brighten your day and offer you a chance to win a heavenly, spoil-yourself spa day for you and friend to relax and recharge. Plus, if it's a bit of organising you need, we have 1000 Modular Slim Boxes to give away, courtesy of our friends at Rexel, so make sure you claim yours! And, finally, don't panic if you're still looking for those wonderful gifts to give to clients, colleagues or friends, Bettys will save the day and give you a fabulous, mouth watering hamper, full of Christmas goodies, worth £25 too.

There's so much taking place at DeskDemon from health and home to career and corporate kudos, there's plenty of ideas being discussed and information to explore.

So, take a look at what's happening at DeskDemon, this month.

Take Part in Our Microsoft Office 2007 Survey
Microsoft Office

With the newly launched Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office is better than ever before. A whole host of innovative functions combine to make you even more efficient. However, the innovation never ceases. DeskDemon and Microsoft are working together to help you manage your software to save you time. In order for us to provide you with the type of help you need, we need to know what you want! Please take a moment to participate in this survey.

Claim your FREE Slim Box Sample!
ACCO - Rexel

Rexel are giving away one thousand Modular Slim Boxes exclusively to DeskDemon users. The modular slim box is easy to carry, personalise and use and can hold up to one hundred sheets of paper that can organise your paperwork without punching or stapling. Say goodbye to inefficiency and cluttered desks with these stylishly designed slim boxes. Your desk will never be the same again...

Win a Laptop and Microsoft Office 2007
Microsoft Office

This competition is not to be missed! Each month for the next six months, you'll have the chance to win a fantastic laptop plus two copies of Microsoft Office 2007 (one for yourself and one for your boss). Two runners up will also win two copies of Microsoft Office 2007. Simply answer the question correctly for your chance to win.

Discover Bettys Range of Traditional Cakes and Chocolates

If you're looking for the ideal gift to celebrate a great year, treat your company's staff or impress clients, then why not look at what Bettys has to offer? Their range of Hampers and Gift Boxes makes choosing the perfect gift easy to do and there's something for everyone to suit any budget. Plus, spend over £500 on traditional cakes, puddings, handmade chocolates and festive treats at Bettys and you'll receive a fabulous, mouth watering hamper, full of Christmas goodies worth £25, absolutely free!

Find Out What Microsoft Office 2007 Can Do for You!
Microsoft Office

The pioneering Microsoft Office 2007 has a whole host of advanced features that interact in an intuitive manner and is set make your day-to-day ever easier. These seven short demos show how Microsoft Office can now do more than ever before - transforming your work processes and saving you time and energy.

A Request for Your Day In The Life of...
Day in the life of

Our Day in the Life of... series has proved very popular and we'd like to extend it. Share your experience about what your job involves, what you like about it and how you've made a difference. If we publish your submission, we'll give you a £25 Marks & Spencer voucher as a small token of our appreciation.

Management Support Fellowship Award: A New Winner
Carolyn Truscott

Well done Carolyn Truscott of IPC Media, our October winner of the Management Support Fellowship Award! Carolyn is the personal assistant to the editor of Woman's Own Magazine, and wins £250. She also has the chance to win the spectacular award of £10,000 in June's final. More than this, her nominator receives £100 and, if Carolyn wins in the grand final, will receive a stunning £2,500! So, wait no more - place your votes or nominate yourself or a colleague for this prestigious award!

What not to Wear for Presentations
What not to wear for Presentations

When you have to make a speech, no doubt you want to look your best. However, your choice of clothing could actually detract from what you say, rather than help your audience focus on your words. This article highlights some tips on what not to wear for presentations so that your audience remembers your fantastic speech, rather than what you wore.

Smile & Win!
Smile and Win!

Smiles are contagious and they can brighten your day and those of others around you. So, whip out your digital camera or mobile, snap a smiley pic and e-mail it to us for your chance to win a heavenly, spoil yourself spa day for you and a friend.

Brain Teasers & Tip of the Day
Brain Teasers and Tip of the Day

Check out the homepage for the new daily competition from DeskDemon. Brain Teasers are the perfect way to keep your brain limbered up and your mind at the top of its game. And it's a great way of taking a moment out when you need a break! We have also just launched our Tip of the Day, in which you receive a top new tip each day to help you in your career and day-to-day tasks.

How to Charge the Right Virtual Assistant Rate
Virtual Assistant

There are ever more virtual assistants these days as technology has made working remotely feasible. It can be a truly rewarding way of earning a living, but setting your freelancing rates correctly is key to your success as a freelancer. This article gives a run down of the main factors to take into consideration.


So, that's the final What's New of 2007. We hope you enjoy this fab selection of info, prizes, tips and tricks on DeskDemon.com the World's largest website for PAs, secretaries and Administrators. Have a truly special winter break and we'll be back in touch in 2008!

All the best until the New Year,
The DeskDemon Team
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