What can assistants expect in 2013

Practically Perfect PA

Well 2012 is over and done with and we are now already two days into 2013. In honour of it now being 2013 I´ve got 13 things I think we can expect to see in the year ahead. 2013 will be the time for assistants to embrace new technology.

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5 Best Email Management Practices

Office Organization Success

With all the different rules and regulations governing list management, it’s getting harder and harder to not only get your emails delivered to the recipient’s inbox – think all those spam filters – but to actually get your recipient to open and read your email. c) 2013 Tracey Lawton.

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Free Coaching Call: October 2013

Eat Your Career

Email this to a friend? The post Free Coaching Call: October 2013 appeared first on Eat Your Career. In case you missed it, I held my “quarterly” free coaching call earlier today. You can listen to recording using the audio player below or download the MP3 if you’d like.

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Free Coaching Call: May 2013

Eat Your Career

Email this to a friend? The post Free Coaching Call: May 2013 appeared first on Eat Your Career. In case you missed it, I held my “quarterly” free coaching call earlier this week.

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Free Coaching Call: August 2013

Eat Your Career

Email this to a friend? The post Free Coaching Call: August 2013 appeared first on Eat Your Career. In case you missed it, I hosted my quarterly free coaching call earlier today. You can listen to the recording using the audio player below or download the MP3 if you’d like.

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5 Ways Your Company Can Get Even Greener in 2013

Eco-Office Gals

Are you looking for some relatively quick and easy ways to make your company “all the more green” in 2013? You can email and even use programs like E-Signature for contracts, etc. Post from: Eco-Office Gals 5 Ways Your Company Can Get Even Greener in 2013.

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Business Email: Essential and Affordable

The Small Business Blog

For many businesses, free cloud-based email isn’t fit for purpose. That’s why the Email app from WinWeb is so useful to businesses. Lifetime access to your fully integrated email in the Cloud is now available for just £5 / $8. WinWeb WinWeb Apps business email email

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Simple Email Management With The New Gmail Tabs

Office Organization Success

If you’ve received one of those very desperate-sounding “if you want to continue to receive my emails, move me to the Primary tab” emails, then you’ll know exactly what I mean! Okay, so first let’s address those emails that have been sent out….

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Freebie: Email Processing Poster

Simple Productivity Blog

I’ve released a new freebie – a poster on Email Processing. To get it, put your email address in below, and click on the button! Email: . The post Freebie: Email Processing Poster appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com.

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The 2013 Productivityist Holiday Gift Guide

Productivityist

The Productivityist Holiday Gift Guide for 2013 may be a long read, but it may just spark some gift ideas you hadn''t considered. This is my email client of choice ,regardless of platform.

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Use Email to Stay Organized

Clutter Coach

He said that he uses his email program. For each project he opens a new email and starts typing in bullet points for all the tasks that need to be done that day. The emails are automatically saved as drafts and he can quickly cycle through them to see at a glance what's happening.

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Redefining Email Processing

Simple Productivity Blog

Such is the case I found with my email a few weeks ago. My email approach was a conglomeration of various methods touted at various times. One of the best features of GMail is that you can label each email with one or many labels to make it easy to find again. Through the filters built into GMail, I could assign labels based on who it was from, what address it went to, or keywords in the email itself. I created filters so that none of my email was unfiled.

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Use Email to Stay Organized

Clutter Coach

He said that he uses his email program. For each project he opens a new email and starts typing in bullet points for all the tasks that need to be done that day. The emails are automatically saved as drafts and he can quickly cycle through them to see at a glance what's happening.

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Top 5 Tips for Making Email the Cornerstone of Your Business

The Small Business Blog

Although email has lost ground to social media and instant messaging in recent years, it is still one of the quickest ways to get hold of people. If you want to guarantee that they will see your message, email is still the next best thing to actually phoning them or meeting in person.

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Email List Fatigue: Symptoms, Causes, Prevention, and Cures

The Solopreneur Life

L ist fatigue is the gradual decline of responsiveness by your email subscribers. Over time, your list doesn’t open as many emails, click through to your website, or forward to friends as often as they once did. Your messages are filtered as junk in the subscribers’ email client. Your emails are badly designed. If you are exceeding the number of emails they were told they’d receive, then scale back. Marketing email lists enewsletters List fatigue

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Eco-Friendly Business Promotion Techniques for 2013

Eco-Office Gals

So if you’re looking for a few good ways to greenify when it comes to touting your business and your brand, here are some strategies that are sure to deliver in 2013. Post from: Eco-Office Gals Eco-Friendly Business Promotion Techniques for 2013.

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[Video] How A Simple Email Signature Can Get You More Clients

Office Organization Success

Online Marketing

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Administrative: Email Signatures and Sign-Offs

Office Dynamics

Using professional email sign-offs is just one way to maintain your professionalism when using email to communicate. The right email signature gives you added credibility, but the wrong signature could make people doubt your professionalism and commitment to the job.

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A Simple Way to Keep Your Email Inbox Under Control

Productivityist

It’s a simple tip that will help you keep your email inbox under control, and you can make this simple adjustment now and begin to see it pay immediate dividends (whether you use your email inbox as a task manager or not. then the email you received least recently will be at the top.

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Mailbox: The Band-Aid for Email

Productivityist

Productivityist.com by Mike Vardy Start Here Archives Store Contact Mailbox: The Band-Aid for Email Posted on 02/08/2013 // 1 Comment I managed to score early access to the new Orchestra-created mail app for iOS, Mailbox. But I’m not convinced it’s the way people should go with email.

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Announcement – Make 2013 the best year yet

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

Welcome to 2013 everyone! That’s why today, I’m not going to post a 2013 guide. Every week I get countless emails and Clarity Couch applications where people beg for the answer to this age old dilemma. You’ll walk away with a complete plan and the rock solid certainty you need to make huge things happen in 2013. 2013, for me, is about taking Commit Action to the next level.

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Revisiting My OS X Email App of Choice

Productivityist

I really enjoyed using it at first, but eventually found it was taking up more resources than I''d like -- and decided I wanted an email app that was more "minimal" in its appearance. So I began to look at OS X email apps once again, with the hopes of finding something that would fit my needs.

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Gmail Has List Owners In A Panic!

Office Organization Success

All the drama and desperate-sounding “please don’t let my emails end up in your promotions tab” emails that have sent out this week have business owners running around like headless chickens. Streamline Your Systems email management gmail I tell ya!

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Why Email Marketers Can Relax About the New Gmail Tabs

Men With Pens

A lot of people have been freaking out about the new Gmail tabs – namely, anyone who uses internet marketing: This will ruin email marketing as we know it. My emails will never be read because they’re not in your main inbox.

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Re-engagement Emails: Wake Up Your Subscribers - Email Design | ExactTarget Email Marketing

Denise Aday

See on Scoop.it - Virtual and Email Marketing Assistance. email marketing engagement best practices virtual assistant virtual assistance permission marketing Denise Aday ’s insight: Great follow-up/link from the previous Scoop about inactive lists and what you can do about it.

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7 Tips for Writing an Email Message

Daily Writing Tips

What’s so difficult about writing an email? That’s the problem: It’s too easy, and you should take care that a professional message is just that — especially if you use email primarily for social interaction and are unaccustomed to sending business emails.

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Why I Don't Filter My Email Into One Account

Productivityist

The idea of putting all of your emails into a filter that brings them into a single email account has been widely lauded by many over the years. It means you only need to go to one place to check email, allowing you to get through your email that much quicker.

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Gmail Makes Email Marketers Work Harder

Denise Aday

See on Scoop.it - Email Marketing Virtual Assistant. It’s hard enough getting people to whitelist marketing email addresses. Their emails could end up on the Primary tab.”. email email marketing relationship marketing gmail virtual assistant

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How to Avoid Bullet-Hard Emails

Men With Pens

You should hear me when I write an email. Here’s why: It prevents bullet-hard emails that make you feel like someone just reached out of your computer screen and slapped you in the face while you read.

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How To Avoid Brand Resentment In Your Email Marketing Strategy

Small Business CEO

Email marketing is a necessary component of a marketing strategy, but some customers may view it as a necessary evil instead. The success of sharing news, products and opportunities with customers can be eclipsed by email burnout or customer resentment of unnecessary emails.

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Getting your motivation back after a vacation

Practically Perfect PA

I’ve been out of the office for just over two weeks and having had a wonderful break catching up with family and friends I am now sat back at my desk wondering how it is already January 2013 and why did the Christmas and New Year’s holiday go so quickly!

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A new, happy, MailChimp email marketing customer.

Denise Aday

A new, happy, MailChimp email marketing customer testimonial ! email marketing MailChimp Expert virtual assistant virtual assistance virtual permission marketing customer service testimonials Alana was a true pleasure to work with as well.

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A Look at Email: A MacSparky Field Guide

Productivityist

My friend and all-around smart guy David Sparks has released his latest MacSparky Field Guide and its subject is something that is near and dear to my heart: email. As with his prior works, David has put a lot of time, thought, and energy into Email: A MacSparky Field Guide.

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MailChimp Email Marketing Blog – How Writers [and others] Can Use Email to Share Their Work

Denise Aday

See on Scoop.it - Email Marketing Virtual Assistant. Email is a great way to share your work with your biggest fans. email marketing writers tips virtual assistant

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Choosing The Best Time To Send Email To Your Subscribers

Denise Aday

See on Scoop.it - Email Marketing Virtual Assistant. Denise Aday ''s insight: Figuring out the best times to send your email and when to buck the trends. email marketing best practices tips

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Why Networking Is Essential For Career Success (and Everyone Should Do It NOW)

Eat Your Career

The 2013 Careerxroads Hiring Sources Survey shows that employee referrals are the number one way to get hired. Email this to a friend? Networking. The word alone strikes fear in the hearts of many. It’s so awkward and uncomfortable! It’s so inauthentic! It’s just so…so…exhausting.

4 Ways to Get Emails Past Sorting Programs – and In Front of Your Clients

Men With Pens

Fifteen years ago, email was such an exciting concept that it inspired a movie. And yet, more people than ever use email. billion email users worldwide sent an average of 144 billion messages a day – and more than two-thirds of it spam, according to a Pingdom report.

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The 5 Deadly Sins of Email Deliverability - Business 2 Community

Denise Aday

See on Scoop.it - Email Marketing Virtual Assistant. email marketing tips best practices Denise Aday ’s insight: Improve deliverability with this quick audit list addressing permission, frequency, engagement, spam complaints, and making it easy to leave. See on business2community.com.

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10 killer ideas for writing email newsletters your subscribers can't wait to read

Denise Aday

See on Scoop.it - Email Marketing Virtual Assistant. One of the most common stumbling blocks to writing a regular email newsletter is figuring out what to write every week. I hear it all the time “Yeah, I know I should be emailing my subscribers more often …. email marketing

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How To Create A High Quality List

Office Organization Success

If you publish your ezine/newsletter through one of the emailing list services then you will also be provided with tracking stats for each issue. But if they really do want to receive information from you they will be on the lookout for your confirmation email. c) 2013 Tracey Lawton.

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15 Resources for Writing Effective Email Copy | Business 2 Community

Denise Aday

See on Scoop.it - Virtual and Email Marketing Assistance. Best practices and tools to help improve writing for your email marketing campaign It’s no secret that email marketing when executed correctly can be both.

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Is the 9-5 Killing Productivity? Harnessing Your Natural Rhythms to Get More Done

Dumb Little Man

Observe exactly what you do at work over the course of a day (there is software to track this or you can simply write down everything you do from checking emails to making coffee) and you’ll probably find that the number of hours spent doing actual work is surprisingly low.

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Your Time is Money: What if You Were Worth $300 an Hour?

Dumb Little Man

I could barely keep my head above the flood of emails, calls, and meetings — each one was more urgent than the last. Last winter was a frantic time for my company. The entire team was being pulled in a thousand different directions.

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