Create Personal Business Documents in Microsoft Office 2010
Created by Patricia "Janann" Nicholson

Create a SmartArt Graphic Detailing Your Business Name and Products
Create a Business Logo
Create a Company Flyer
Creating a Company Letterhead
Create a Matching Envelope
Mail Merge Form Letter and Recipient List
Mail Merge Envelopes
Mail Merge Labels
Business Cards
Certificate of Recognition
Research for Advertising/TV Show Ratings
Employee Rosters
Company Meeting Letter
Creating Hanging Name Tags Using the Mail Merge Wizard
Employee Salary Table /Converting Text to Table
Create a Phone List with Tabs and Dot Leaders
Creating a Customized Invoice Form
Creating Gift Certificates
Create Recipe Cards
Company Website
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Formatting Text to Two Columns/Newspaper Style

Add Comments to a Document
Accept/Reject Comments
Creating an Employee Handbook with Table of Contents
Microsoft Office Specialist Practice Exercises

Create a SmartArt Graphic Detailing Your Business Name and Products
Create a SmartArt Graphic Detailing Your Business Name and Products Grading Rubric

You will be creating business documents for your personal business. Before you get started you will need to come up with a name for your business as well as 6 categories of items you will sell. First you will need to create a chart outlining the categories as well as the business name.

Open Microsoft Word 2010 and a new blank document should appear. To create a another new document you would simply click the File icon, select new, then blank document.

New Blank Document

Save the document with the name SmartArt Graphic.

In the new document and with the Insert tab click SmartArt to open the SmartArt gallery.

Insert SmartArt

Choose a SmartArt graphic similar to the one below. It is found in the Cycle section of the gallery.

SmartArt Graphic

Add Text to the SmartArt Graphic

Make sure to enter your text in the Type your text here box, not on the SmartArt graphic. The center graphic should contain the name of your business. The six outside graphics should contain six categories of items you will be selling. FYI: To add additional graphics to your chart simply press the enter key.

Change Color

Change the color of the SmartArt Graphic by selecting the graphic and with the SmartArt Tools Design tab selected click the Change Colors button to view the color options.

Change Color

Add Shape Effect

With the SmartArt graphic still selected add a shape effect to the graphic. With the SmartArt Tools Format tab selected click the Shape Effects button to drop down the menu. Choose an effect to add to your graphic.

Shape Effects

Add a Background Color

Now add a background color to your page. With the Page Layout tab selected click the Page Color button to view the color options. Select a color of your choice. Check out the Fill Effects section for additional color options..

Page Color

Add a Page Border

With the Page Layout tab selected click the Page Borders button to view the page border options.

Page Borders

Select a border of your choice. Check out the Art section for additional border options.

Add ClipArt

With the Insert tab selected click ClipArt.

Insert ClipArt

Type in a search word to populate the gallery with clipart that is related to your business.

Search ClipArt

Find the one that best fits your business then click on it to insert it on the page.

Save it to your student folder.

Creating Business Documents in Microsoft 2010