Most accountants like organization, yet I often see total chaos on their computer desktops.
A typical CPA’s screen looks like this.
We’d be much better off if our desktops looked like this.
Creating Order on Your Desktop
So how can you bring order to your desktop?
Use Fences. The cost is $9.99, but well worth the iconic bliss.
Once Fences is downloaded, you simply right-click and drag on your screen to create a new fence (see below). Above you see a fence titled “Programs.” You can arrange the icons in whatever order you wish. To add an icon to a fence, you simply drag it to the desired location.
Once you arrange your icons, they stay that way. When you reboot your computer the next morning, you’ll find your icons in the same order.
Fences YouTube Video
Here’s a video that provides additional information:
My Experience with Fences
I’ve used Fences for about five years and have found it useful. I recommend it.
To see physical office setup ideas for accountants, click here.
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