Author Archives: Sean Bordner

About Sean Bordner

CEO, Solution Architect, Co-Author of SharePoint for Nonprofits, Contributing Author MCT, MCTS, MCSD, MCP, MCAD


I just wrote a short article on about the SharePoint Form Web Part. Also, I’m in the process of writing a 3 part series for about SharePoint for Nonprofits.  My aim is to point out how associations and nonprofits are … Continue reading

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Sharing The Point: Asia 2011

If you haven’t already heard the buzz around Sharing The Point: Asia 2011, here you go! It’s a series of free, half-day SharePoint events which will take place in three Asian countries this March (Beijing – China, Manila – Philippines, … Continue reading

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Attention SharePoint Designers

What if one of the very best SharePoint Design experts offered one hour of walking you through the secrets of making SharePoint look & feel exactly how you wanted it – would you pay attention? Okay, what if several of … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2010 Talk Radio – Interview

We did the SharePoint 2010 Talk Radio interview this morning with Gary Vaughan. Here’s the basic transcript: Describe SP 2010 in a nutshell:  Microsoft platform used for high-octane websites                 …used for intranets, extranets, public websites, communities of practice. Key … Continue reading

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SharePoint for Nonprofits – Our book is finally complete and available!

I would first like to thank Jim LaRocca, my friend and SusQtech Vice President, for mentoring me, putting up with my shenanigans, and teaching me many, many things – perhaps the most important of which is putting myself in other … Continue reading

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MS Office Web Apps – Do end users still need MS Office installed on their workstations?

Office Web Applications give you the ability to run Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint from within the web browser. A SharePoint 2010 Server makes this all possible. SP 2010 will need to be … Continue reading

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How to create a reusable workflow using SharePoint Designer 2010 (All Steps)

(c) Sean Bordner Using SharePoint Designer 2010 to create sophisticated reusable workflows is so easy, even a… Let’s just say it’s pretty easy. This post aims to walk you through the steps of creating a reusable workflow in SharePoint Designer … Continue reading

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Consider adding Rich Snippets to your SEO war-chest for improved ranking and findability

Snippets are the little descriptions displayed about the link on search results pages.  For a long time now, snippets have been auto-generated by Google and you had little control over what the snippet would be – other than the fact … Continue reading

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Problems Indexing an External Web Site with the SharePoint Search Engine

From time to time I have to troubleshoot SharePoint Search Engine issues dealing with it not properly indexing some external web site.  Just thought I’d share the steps I typically take in case you are trying to figure out what … Continue reading

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