Upgraded to Microsoft Office 2007?

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The New Paperclip, [link] , (accessed October 8, 2007) Taken from OfficePro Express, IAAP. Tags: Microsoft Office 2007 Office 2007 Here is a site that will help you: The New Paperclip.

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Work-Life Balance 2.0 and Small Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

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and Small Business by Stefan Töpfer on Oct 02, 2007 In the past twenty years the term “ work-life balance &# has come to symbolize the problem many face with increasing work pressures and the neglect of family, friends and their hobbies. Said on October 12th, 2007 at 8:54 am [.]

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Small Business Checklist: Business Process Outsourcing | THE SMALL.

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« Ethics And Small Business Small Business Quotation: Obstacles » « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Thursday, October 18th, 2007 at 10:52 am and is filed under Business Checklists , How to. E-Mail me or follow me. What is Small Business Infrastructure?

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Small Business Maxim: Have a Passion. | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

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by Stefan Töpfer on Nov 20, 2007 When you talk about business, small business or even micro business, eventually the talk always turn to making money. E-Mail me or follow me. How to be successful and eco-friendly. Making your small business carbon neutral. Build your own network!

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Small Business Checklist: Business Costing | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

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Small Business Checklist: Business Costing by Stefan Töpfer on Aug 15, 2007 Do you know what your overheads and variable costs are in your business – have every worried about that? E-Mail me or follow me.

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Benefits, Not Features is what sells! | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

by Stefan Töpfer on Nov 20, 2007 Many worries in a small business are centered about sales and the need to earn money in order to pay for over-heads like rent, wages and so on. Stefan Töpfer Said on November 24th, 2007 at 9:24 am Craig, I do that still wrong and always have to stop myself.

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Q & A: What do you mean by credit control? | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

by Stefan Töpfer on Oct 14, 2007 I had the above question emailed to me over the week-end. » « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Sunday, October 14th, 2007 at 7:43 am and is filed under How to. E-Mail me or follow me. Build your own network!

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Q & A: What protection does a limited liability company offer to.

The Small Business Blog

by Stefan Töpfer on Oct 29, 2007 This question was emailed the other day, and I must say, in my mind this is only half the question – but first things first. usedcarforms.org Said on October 29th, 2007 at 9:48 am [.] E-Mail me or follow me. How to be successful and eco-friendly.

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Q & A: What Is A Sole Trader? | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

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by Stefan Töpfer on Oct 18, 2007 A sole trader is totally responsible for the small business in every aspect. E-Mail me or follow me. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. How to be successful and eco-friendly.

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Q & A: What does “Fixed Costs” mean and why should they be as low.

The Small Business Blog

by Stefan Töpfer on Oct 25, 2007 I’m answering three questions here, emailed to me during last week, so excuse the long headline. E-Mail me or follow me. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes.

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Q & A: What are successful cost-cutting solutions in small.

The Small Business Blog

by Stefan Töpfer on Oct 18, 2007 How long is a string? 7 Comments » | Trackback | Share This 7 Responses to “ Q & A: What are successful cost-cutting solutions in small business? &# Liz Said on October 21st, 2007 at 3:03 pm Hi Stefan This is a great list.

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Book Review: Duct Tape Marketing by John Jantsch | THE SMALL.

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» « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Friday, November 2nd, 2007 at 8:42 am and is filed under Business Books , Comments. Said on November 2nd, 2007 at 9:12 am [.] John Jantsch Said on November 3rd, 2007 at 12:09 pm Stefan, Thanks for the nice mention of my book.

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10 minute power meeting technique. | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

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by Stefan Töpfer on Oct 31, 2007 When you have internal meetings try to keep them short. David Daly Said on November 9th, 2007 at 9:16 am I totally agree with you that meetings are often too long and achieve too little. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Q & A: What is “Staff Turnover” and how large or small would it be.

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by Stefan Töpfer on Oct 26, 2007 Well, two things come to mind: Often the term “ staff turnover &# is used in connection with fluctuation in staff levels , which means staff leaves the company – for whichever reason. E-Mail me or follow me. You ask a question, I answer!

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Outsourcing Options For Small Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

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» « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Thursday, August 16th, 2007 at 8:44 pm and is filed under Contractor , Employment , How to. Said on October 11th, 2007 at 6:30 am [.] Said on October 16th, 2007 at 1:11 pm [.] Said on October 17th, 2007 at 12:21 pm [.]

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New Small Business Startup Idea: Virtual Import/Export Assistant.

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New Small Business Startup Idea: Virtual Import/Export Assistant by Stefan Töpfer on Nov 13, 2007 You may speak more languages and have market segment knowledge about a certain product or service. E-Mail me or follow me. How to be successful and eco-friendly.

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Teamwork for Small Business Is Way To Success | THE SMALL BUSINESS.

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Teamwork for Small Business Is Way To Success by Stefan Töpfer on Aug 22, 2007 If you have a group of people working with you – in your office or from home, employed or outsourced – does that mean you have a team? E-Mail me or follow me.

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Small Business Failure – Reason: Funding | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

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12 Comments » | Trackback | Share This 12 Responses to “ Small Business Failure – Reason: Funding &# MichelleVan Said on August 30th, 2007 at 3:22 pm I totally agree – The first step to getting more money is to sell something. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Managing A Small Business In A Recession | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

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Managing A Small Business In A Recession by Stefan Töpfer on Oct 10, 2007 Here in the UK we had the “ Pre Budget Report &# yesterday. E-Mail me or follow me. Starting a Small Business? On-Demand Small Business Infrastructure™ allows you to run your business online.

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Small Business Failure – Reason: Management Control | THE SMALL.

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Small Business Failure – Reason: Management Control by Stefan Töpfer on Aug 28, 2007 The typical scenario is you work hard all week , have no live and at the end of it all little money to show for it. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Q & A: What questions should I ask my accountant before I start my.

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by Stefan Töpfer on Nov 01, 2007 Choosing an accountant/CPA is probably one of the most important decisions to get right, because you are unlikely to have an accountant’s grasp of taxation company law dealing with the tax authorities wide range of knowledge about small business.

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Small Business Failure – Reason: Fixed Cost | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

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» « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Thursday, August 23rd, 2007 at 9:37 pm and is filed under Failure , Health Check , Outsourcing , Small Business / SOHO , Start-Up , Virtual Assistants , avoid growing pain , bootstrap , do a SWOT plan , do a reality check , do bookkeeping. ,

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Cost Cutting for Small Business – Payment Terms | THE SMALL.

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Cost Cutting for Small Business – Payment Terms by Stefan Töpfer on Aug 24, 2007 There are two ways to get better payment terms from your suppliers – make sure you know what the pricing is and negotiate the payment terms last, without warning. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Cost Cutting for Small Business – Payment Terms | THE SMALL.

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Cost Cutting for Small Business – Payment Terms by Stefan Töpfer on Aug 24, 2007 There are two ways to get better payment terms from your suppliers – make sure you know what the pricing is and negotiate the payment terms last, without warning. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Q & A: I'm a Sole-Trader, how can I do my Accounts DIY ( Do-It.

The Small Business Blog

by Stefan Töpfer on Oct 17, 2007 This is easily answered, you have to answer one question: Do I know how to do bookkeeping, Yes or NO? E-Mail me or follow me. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes.

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Social Impact of Working From Home | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

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26 Comments » | Trackback | Share This 26 Responses to “ Social Impact of Working From Home &# Mark Rosemans Blog Said on September 22nd, 2007 at 5:44 pm Social Impact of Working from Home. is set for week commencing October 8th, 2007. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Q&A: What are some social and economic issues small business face.

The Small Business Blog

by Stefan Töpfer on Nov 16, 2007 Just got this question, I know there are others questions I have not yet answered, and I have already written my “ The Week Ender &# post for the week, what the hell, but I’m in the mood to have a go at “The System&# again.

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Clever Marketing by Kitchen Table Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

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Clever Marketing by Kitchen Table Business by Stefan Töpfer on Oct 11, 2007 Shirley Jaffrey wrote me an email today, telling me her story how she started her business on a kitchen table and is now supplying the stars. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Apple – the customer support nightmare – Part II: The Criminal.

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At this point she should have known things were not going well, as I made her answer the following questions three times: My question: Are you saying, you delivered Mac OS X Server to me on Saturday, Oct 27, 2007 between 9:30 to 10:00 am? Said on November 11th, 2007 at 1:13 pm [.]

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WinWeb's Free Accounting Software For Every Small Business. | THE.

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First Small Business Export Summit in Washington, DC » « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Sunday, November 11th, 2007 at 3:32 pm and is filed under Accounting , Office - IT , WinWeb , bootstrap , plan cash-flow , plan your business , use online IT. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Skype + 3 = 3 Skypephone, but is it for small business? | THE.

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by Stefan Töpfer on Oct 29, 2007 I was kindly invited by 3 Network & Skype to attend the launch of the new 3 Skypephone in London today. 3 SkypePhone Said on November 4th, 2007 at 6:17 pm Great idea but for business? E-Mail me or follow me.

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Apple – a customer support nightmare! | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

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by Stefan Töpfer on Nov 07, 2007 A few years ago I decided to change over to Apple computers from Windows based computers and up until now it seemed the right decision. UPDATE Nov 8, 2007 – 19.38 Stefan Töpfer Said on November 7th, 2007 at 7:33 pm Leif, thank you for your comment.

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WinWeb's Free Online Accounting Software Now With Cost Centre.

The Small Business Blog

by Stefan Töpfer on Nov 19, 2007 WinWeb has just updated their OnlineOffice accounting module , to include cost centre functionality. E-Mail me or follow me. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes.

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Low Staff Turnover in SME/SMB Businesses | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

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Low Staff Turnover in SME/SMB Businesses by Stefan Töpfer on Aug 09, 2007 Not so long ago I wrote about small business being less volatile and that employees see small or personal business as less risky than working for bigger companies. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Say something profound today. | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

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Hat-Tip to Tim « Small Business Failure – Reason: Fixed Cost Small Business Failure – Reason: Cash-Flow » « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Friday, August 24th, 2007 at 8:51 am and is filed under Balderdash , Blogging. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Free Press Release Distribution for Small Business. | THE SMALL.

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by Stefan Töpfer on Nov 13, 2007 When you sign up to WinWeb’s free LiveNet – still in public beta – you can also use our useful and FREE RSS Press Release service. E-Mail me or follow me. Starting a Small Business?

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Smart Business Start-Up | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

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Smart Business Start-Up by Stefan Töpfer on Aug 08, 2007 Whatever you are planning a personal business or a small business, like SOHO-, SME, SMB-, Micro-, Home-, DIY-, Hobby-, Boomer businesses, the time has never been better for starting a business. E-Mail me or follow me.

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From the Archives: March 2007

Simple Productivity Blog

Apparently I had an inspired month in March of 2007. Here are some things I turned up: We have to be aware how our work habits affect other people’s productivity. And how others affect us. From “Respecting Limits for Productivity&#.

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From the Archives: October 2007

Simple Productivity Blog

The first article, Gadgets or You: Who Rules Your Roost? talks about whether we use our gadgets or if they command us. Many people put things they should do by habit on their task lists, causing unnecessary bulk.

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Using a Bring-Forward System

Laughing all the Way to Work

Here is an article with some ideas about the bring-forward system that might be helpful to you: [link] (accessed October 8, 2007). The Bring-Forward System (or sometimes referred to as a BF system) might be an old term for the younger assistant, but the principle is similar to using your Tasks in Outlook: You need to have some sort of system to bring forward items that need to be handled at a future date.

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Word and Outlook 2007 tips

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© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 24 May, 2009 Word and Outlook 2007 tips I use Word 2007 at my new job and have never really had a chance to go through it to find the quick tips and how-tos that I had in Word 2003. Word and Outlook 2007 tips Grrr!

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Small Office Administration 101 | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

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Smart Business Start-Up » « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Wednesday, August 8th, 2007 at 6:03 am and is filed under Business Infrastructure , Outsourcing , Personal Business , Small Business / SOHO , Start-Up. E-Mail me or follow me. Build your own network!

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Magazines for the Administrative Assistant

Laughing all the Way to Work

I just got my new issue of OfficePro (the IAAP magazine for office professionals) and it was a great read on the bus the last few mornings. Some highlights are: Corporate Gift Giving, which is a good article for this time of year with some excellent information on this topic. There is an article on Organizational Churn, which is an article about going through changes in your organization.

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