Special Offer – AgileBits 1Password 5 and more: 25% Discount

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Too many passwords to remember? 1Password 5 for Mac, newly released for OS 10.10 Yosemite, is a password manager that goes beyond simple password storage by integrating directly with your web browser to automatically log you into websites, enter credit card information, fill registration forms, and easily generate strong passwords.
1Password purchased from the AgileBits webstore supports syncing via DropBox and WiFi.

As an Apple user group member, you are entitled to get new licenses of 1Password for Mac at 25% below the normal retail price. You also get a 25% discount on new licenses for everything else in the AgileBits store.

Using an older operating system? No worries! By purchasing a 1Password 5 for Mac license you also receive a 1Password 4 and 1Password 3 for Mac license. 1Password 4 works with OS 10.9 Mavericks and 10.8 Mountain Lion, and 1Password 3 supports OS 10.7 Lion and OS 10.6 Snow Leopard.

You can download both 1Password 4 and 1Password 3 for Mac from the Legacy section at the bottom of the Agilebits downloads page: https://agilebits.com/downloads. Note that 1Password 4 for Mac will use the same license file as 1Password 5 for Mac uses.

See your user group Ambassador for discount link.

This worldwide offer is ongoing.

How-To: Community Solutions for Revitalizing Your Group

What can a group do when long-time leaders move on, burn out, get older, or simply find themselves unable or unwilling to serve? Is dissolution the only reasonable response?

On our discussion list and via email, group leaders provided insightful responses for a group struggling with this question. Their suggestions included spreading the work around, aligning the person to the task, sorting needs from niceties, publicity, appreciation and humor. While each of these may seem easier said than done, leaders offered concrete ideas to support their suggestions.

A thank you to participants is at the end of this guide. If I have missed a contributor, please let me know.

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Special Offer – Noteboom Tutorials: 33% off Annual Memberships

noteboomNoteboomTutorials.com is known for Mac, iPad and iPhone tutorials that are fun and easy to use. Noteboom Productions is offering 33% off annual memberships to Mac User Group members – that’s only $39(US) per year, which comes to less than $4(US) per month.

The Mac User Group membership discount is good on annual memberships only, and gives unlimited access to all tutorials across all devices. This offer is a recurring rate – as subscriptions renew each year, they renew at the $39 rate.

See your user group Ambassador for discount link.

This worldwide offer is ongoing.

Meeting Ideas: OSX Yosemite First Look, Accessibility and iBooks Author

Need a quick presentation for your group’s next meeting? Ask your group’s ambassador about Apple Sales Web (ASW). ASW has downloadable presentations that your members willy enjoy. Recently posted presentations include OSX Yosemite First Look, Accessibility on a Mac and iBooks Author.

Prefer to create your own presentation using Apple info? Check out Apple Sales and Training Online (ASTO). This month your ambassador will find a new QuickTraining course covering the key features and benefits of iBooks Author. Using ASW and ASTO, your group is sure to find a presentation to fit your group’s interests.

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