How to Create and Use an Alfred Filter List

I use Alfred for all sort of triggers, including launching applications and initiating Google searches, but I also like it for pasting selected content from filtered lists. For example, I have a filter list of affiliate links that I use in articles, emails, and other newsletters. Using Alfred, I can easily access this list by …

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How to More Quickly Trigger Popular Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

As the Cult of Mac and other websites recommend, there are Mac keyboard shortcuts you should know and use. But if you want to be a Mac power user and automator, I contend you shouldn’t spend time pressing keyboard shortcuts when there are faster ways to do it. I rarely punch keyboard shortcuts, mainly because I don’t like …

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10+ Ways to Use Alfred to Increase Your Mac Productivity

Even if you already use Spotlight, and now Siri in macOS Sierra, the productivity app, Alfred still has seriously important time-saving and click-savings features that you should be using on your Mac. As a follow-up to my webinar I presented about Alfred, I thought I’d put together a collection of tips for new users of the program. Below I write about …

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10 Ways to Activate the Same Application Using Mac Automation Tools

Whether you’re typing on are the keyboard, or hand is on your mouse or trackpad, Mac automation tools can provide multiple ways to perform the same task, such as routinely opening or activating a regularly used application. This article is particularly useful for readers who are not familiar with Mac automation tools. I explain ten ways I open my frequently …

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Quickly Paste Clipboard Items While You Type Using Alfred

When you’re in a writing flow, the powerful and handy, Mac tool, Alfred, can make it super easy to retrieve and paste previously copied text in its clipboard manager. Because I constantly copy and paste pieces of text in most of the writing I do, I use three clipboard managers (including iClip and Copy’em Paste) for different purposes. Alfred’s clipboard …

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