Saikat Basu

Writer

Expert freelance writer and editor with over 10 years experience in technology writing and SEO copywriting. I write about apps and software how-to's, smart technology, green technology, and the impact of technology on our lifestyle.

I am the Internet, Windows, and Productivity Editor at MakeUseOf.com. I am also a subject matter expert on Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suites. Apart from that, I like to write about lifestyle and wellness. The intersection of technology and education is of special interest to me as a lifelong learner.

In a previous life, I gathered ten years worth of experience in marketing for well-known brands like Whirlpool and Toyota.


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[CONTENT WRITING EXPERIENCE]


1. MakeUseOf.com (www.makeuseof.com) Oct 2007 – Present

Editor – Internet, Windows, and Productivity.

A premier technology blog that publishes posts on Web 2.0 apps and software reviews.

All written posts collated here - http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/author/saikatbasu/


[PREVIOUS WORK]


2. Guiding Tech (www.guidingtech.com/) April 2011 – Dec 2012

Contributing Writer

Guiding Tech is a tech tip and productivity blog with tips to help you become more tech-savvy.

All written posts collated here - http://www.guidingtech.com/author/saikat/

3. HackNMod (www.hacknmod.com) April 2009 – June 2012

Contributing Writer

HacknMod is all about seeking out all the best hacks, mods and DIY (do it yourself) projects around the web.
Note: Posts are not collated by author

4. AboutMyPlanet (www.aboutmyplanet.com) June 2008 – May 2010

Contributing Writer

AboutMyPlanet is an environmental blog focusing on green technologies. It covers current events which affect human life, from global warming to theory of relativity.
All posts are collated here - http://www.aboutmyplanet.com/?author_name=saikat
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University of Pune, Masters in Business Administration
University of Pune, Bachelor of Sciences
India|English
Publications

Published Content

227
7 Techniques to Help You Start Learning Photoshop
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7 Techniques to Help You Start Learning Photoshop
May, 14 2018
Selectively Apply Color to Black-and-White Photos
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Selectively Apply Color to Black-and-White Photos
May, 16 2018
5 Inexpensive Hobbies You Can Start Right From Your Couch
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5 Inexpensive Hobbies You Can Start Right From Your Couch
April, 19 2018
The Beginner’s Guide to YouTube Playlists: All You Need to Know
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The Beginner’s Guide to YouTube Playlists: All You Need to Know
April, 17 2018
Learn to Build Cool Techy Gadgets With These Step-by-Step Video Guides
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Learn to Build Cool Techy Gadgets With These Step-by-Step Video Guides
April, 10 2018
These Machine Learning Courses Will Prepare a Career Path for You
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These Machine Learning Courses Will Prepare a Career Path for You
March, 21 2018
15 Fun Websites for Instantly Beating Boredom Online
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15 Fun Websites for Instantly Beating Boredom Online
April, 5 2018
9 Famous Amazon-Owned Websites You Should Be Using
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9 Famous Amazon-Owned Websites You Should Be Using
March, 13 2018
The Best Bullet-Based To-Do List Apps
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The Best Bullet-Based To-Do List Apps
January, 31 2018
Learn All About Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Without the Confusion
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Learn All About Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Without the Confusion
January, 26 2018
These 30-Day Learning Challenges Can Completely Change Your Year
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These 30-Day Learning Challenges Can Completely Change Your Year
January, 11 2018
10 Interactive Games to Teach Your Kids Letters and Numbers
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10 Interactive Games to Teach Your Kids Letters and Numbers
January, 4 2018
5 Life Skills That Need Just a Spare Hour in Your Day
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5 Life Skills That Need Just a Spare Hour in Your Day
March, 1 2018
The 8 Best Ways to Manage Your Tasks in Chrome
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The 8 Best Ways to Manage Your Tasks in Chrome
February, 1 2018
10 Environmental Games That Teach Kids About Earth, Ecology, and Conservation
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10 Environmental Games That Teach Kids About Earth, Ecology, and Conservation
December, 14 2017
5 Lessons to Become a Really Good Self-Taught Programmer
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5 Lessons to Become a Really Good Self-Taught Programmer
November, 16 2017
10 Great Gifts for Photographers
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10 Great Gifts for Photographers
November, 16 2017
How to Quickly Find Messages with Attachments in Gmail
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How to Quickly Find Messages with Attachments in Gmail
January, 22 2011
How to Bookmark a Page in a PDF Document in Adobe Reader
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How to Bookmark a Page in a PDF Document in Adobe Reader
October, 27 2017
How to Link Multiple Gmail Accounts Together in 4 Easy Steps
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How to Link Multiple Gmail Accounts Together in 4 Easy Steps
October, 27 2008
5 Unexpected Hobbies You Just Might Fall in Love With
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5 Unexpected Hobbies You Just Might Fall in Love With
June, 9 2017
How to Save a Complete Webpage for Offline Reading
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How to Save a Complete Webpage for Offline Reading
June, 9 2017
How to Extract Images From PDF Files & Save Them for Other Uses
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How to Extract Images From PDF Files & Save Them for Other Uses
August, 28 2017
How to Create Professional Reports and Documents in Microsoft Word
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How to Create Professional Reports and Documents in Microsoft Word
August, 18 2017
5 Skills To Learn If You Want To Travel More
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5 Skills To Learn If You Want To Travel More
August, 15 2017
How to Scan and Manage Your Business Cards
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How to Scan and Manage Your Business Cards
July, 6 2016
10 Creative Ways to Use Google Keep Every Day
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10 Creative Ways to Use Google Keep Every Day
January, 25 2016
8 Formatting Tips for Perfect Tables in Microsoft Word
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8 Formatting Tips for Perfect Tables in Microsoft Word
August, 21 2015
How to Make an Infographic for Free with PowerPoint
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How to Make an Infographic for Free with PowerPoint
April, 15 2016
10 Little Known Microsoft Office Features You Should Know
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10 Little Known Microsoft Office Features You Should Know
July, 29 2016
10 Lesser Known Google iPhone Apps You Should Be Using
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10 Lesser Known Google iPhone Apps You Should Be Using
July, 29 2016
The Best Alternatives to Evernote You Need Today
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The Best Alternatives to Evernote You Need Today
July, 4 2016
The 13 Best Chrome Extensions by Google You Probably Aren’t Using
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The 13 Best Chrome Extensions by Google You Probably Aren’t Using
April, 20 2016
15 Fantastic Chrome Extensions to Make Your Daily Tasks Easier
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15 Fantastic Chrome Extensions to Make Your Daily Tasks Easier
July, 25 2016
8 Free Mind Map Tools & How to Best Use Them
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8 Free Mind Map Tools & How to Best Use Them
November, 27 2015
How to Save Your Office 2016 Documents to the Cloud
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How to Save Your Office 2016 Documents to the Cloud
July, 21 2016
10 Tips for Using PowerPoint Online
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10 Tips for Using PowerPoint Online
March, 21 2016
How to Make Cool Gmail Signatures Right from Google Drive
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How to Make Cool Gmail Signatures Right from Google Drive
September, 14 2015
10 Tips for Managing Shared Files on Google Drive
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10 Tips for Managing Shared Files on Google Drive
November, 30 2015
8 Geeky Ways to Get Inspiration for Anything
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8 Geeky Ways to Get Inspiration for Anything
June, 7 2016
13+ Reasons You Should Upgrade to Microsoft Office 2016
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13+ Reasons You Should Upgrade to Microsoft Office 2016
October, 28 2015
10+ Alternatives to TED Talks You May Not Have Seen Yet
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10+ Alternatives to TED Talks You May Not Have Seen Yet
June, 16 2016
The 7 Best OneNote Apps You Can Have for Free
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The 7 Best OneNote Apps You Can Have for Free
March, 15 2016
7 Creative Ways to Use the Power of Google Drive With Evernote
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7 Creative Ways to Use the Power of Google Drive With Evernote
May, 25 2016
10 Simple Microsoft Word Hacks Everyone Can Do
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10 Simple Microsoft Word Hacks Everyone Can Do
August, 20 2015
Hack Your Daily Habits with These Excellent Chrome Extensions
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Hack Your Daily Habits with These Excellent Chrome Extensions
March, 21 2016
8 Unmissable Tools For Space-Obsessed Chrome Users
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8 Unmissable Tools For Space-Obsessed Chrome Users
February, 9 2014
How to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone & Crush Your Fears
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How to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone & Crush Your Fears
May, 18 2016
8 Things You Can Do in Office That You Never Thought Of
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8 Things You Can Do in Office That You Never Thought Of
September, 24 2015
10 Hidden Microsoft Word Features that Will Make Your Life Easier
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10 Hidden Microsoft Word Features that Will Make Your Life Easier
February, 28 2017
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