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About Tutorials
Are these tutorials original content?
Do you post just any available tutorial on your website?
Are some categories not business focused, like Free and Open Source?
Do the tutorials provide any type of credentials?

Finding Tutorials
How do I search for tutorials?
How do I sort tutorials?
I know XP tutorials are there, so why did a search for "XP" show nothing?
Do we really need to use search on this site?

Interacting with Tutorials
How do I rate a tutorial?
What do I do if a tutorial I go to doesn't work?
What is this link that says "QUICK VIEW" do?
What does the link "Source" connect to?
Are all tutorials actually tutorials?

The Tutorial Website
Is this site an original creation?
What if I find a tutorial site that I like and add them to my favourites instead of this site?
Do you post every site you find?
Do you accept tutorial or item website submissions?

About Tutorials
Are these tutorials original content?
The tutorials on this website are primarily original works located on other websites, or else original collective compilations, and governed by those sites' copyright and the licenses they have granted. Each tutorial includes links that acknowledge the originator of the tutorial, and opens their site in its own window. The UserTutor™ Community tutorials do comprise a unique, collective compilation on this website.

Do you post just any available tutorial on your website?
The main theme behind our website is business focused, helping individuals increase their vocational and professional skill sets. Our tutorials and links are patterned after that focus.

Are some categories not business focused, like Free and Open Source?
Not all business means currently operational or currrently employed. The business focus also pertains to those looking for work, or career change, or to start a new business. The Open Source community has much to offer, but the software we include is more relevant to pay versus play. Any new venture, or education, can be costly. Free and open source certainly helps relieve some of the burden.

Do the tutorials provide any type of credentials?
The tutorials are primarily for personal education and development. However, learning the skill sets of a business manager means you have the know how, whether you have credentials or not. Many industries look at life skills and experience, for which these tutorials would certainly have merit. In many cases, it's not the papers one has so much as the ability to actually do. And for starting a new business, the chances for a successful endeavour increase when the owner knows more than one skill. For example, a plumber can start a plumbing company, but the chances of success increase when adding financial management and supervisory skills.
At UserTutor Corp. one of the features we look at when reviewing applicants is what they have done on their own to exceed themselves. Many other companies also look for the same. This site had that in mind during its development.


Finding Tutorials
How do I search for tutorials?
By default there is a search bar at the top right part of the page. You can type your search there and select "GO", or hit enter. Additionally, there is a search box that lists specific categories to help narrow down your search.

How do I sort tutorials?
Each tutorial is a part of a category and sub-category. You can find these displayed as links in the tutorial listing, "Category:". Selecting the category link will bring all related content, while the sub-category link will display the content in relevant order.

I know XP tutorials are there, so why did a search for "XP" show nothing?
There is a four letter minimum limit set on the search by default. Try searching "windows xp" (with quotes) to show results. The search function allows the use of quotations to search an exact phrase. You can also use wildcards, like an asterix (*) for multiple letters, or question mark (?) for single letters. To search " win* " would return "windows" and other words that start with "win", while searching "win????" would also return windows and other 7 letter words that start with "win".

Do we really need to use search on this site?
Our tutorials are arranged particular to their categories and sub-categories. For example, the business training eMBA will not be found in any place other than where it is. Each sub-category holds a unique tutorial group, or item group, so finding tutorials is simplified for that reason. However, let's say your interests are specifc to audio, a search on "audio" would yield relevant results from several categories in which case the search proves very useful.


Interacting with Tutorials
How do I rate a tutorial?
To rate a tutorial, click one of the five stars in the listing for that specific tutorial. The stars are in order from left to right, with left being the lowest and right being the highest.

What do I do if a tutorial I go to doesn't work?
If you visit a tutorial and the tutorial isn't there because it was deleted or the site is gone, then just go back to the tutorial listing and click the link [ Report Dead Link ] and the administrator can see the report in the admin panel.

What is this link that says "QUICK VIEW" do?
This will take you straight to the tutorial or resource, which opens in a new window. Clicking the title link on the left will instead take you to a details page, which may contain additional information about that tutorial as well as sponsor or affiliate links.

What does the link "Source" connect to?
This link opens a new window for the host website of the specific tutorial or resource. This link generally opens the main page of the website's top level domain, or subdomain.
There is also the link, [ Source Stats ] which takes you to a statistics page for this particular website.

Are all tutorials actually tutorials?
While most are tutorials some are links to specific products or sites, as in the "Basics Tutorial Sites" category, for instance. Since there are many comprehensive sites on the Internet that provide basic training, instead of trying to replicate another, the tutorial subcategory provides a compilation of site links instead.


The Tutorial Website
Is this site an original creation?
It is an original compilation, but the management system that powers this site is TutorialMS. You can find a link to their site under our "Recommended" listings. TutorialMS is released under the GNU Public Licence and we encourage others to investigate the versatility and potentials of this program.

What if I find a tutorial site that I like and add them to my favourites instead of this site?
We did our job, then. We found a useful tutorial site to link, we gave credit where credit is due, and a site visitor found a resource relevant to their interests and pursuits. What we endeavour to do is collect and compile business related tutorials and links as a source to assist visitors in then finding those sites relevant to their interests and pursuits.

Do you post every site you find?
No. We tour all prospective sites to see if they offer comprehensive yet easy to understand tutorials. We also bear in mind that everyone has unique learning styles, so we do not limit to only text, or video, or audio delivered tutorials. We look for take-away value above all else in the tutorials and sites we link.

Do you accept tutorial or item website submissions?
Yes. "Submit a Website" through our Contact form. And include in the message the domain name as source, and the url to the tutorial or item section.



  

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