3 Tips to Ensure Remote Workers are Accountable

Office Dynamics

A great example of this is Basecamp , which is a secure and private online space where you and your telecommuters can organize and track everything that needs to be done. Trending Uncategorized Workplace Tools Basecamp Business News Daily deadlines expectations flexible workplace managing workload priorities remote workers telecommuters transparency workplace productivityWorking remotely and other flexible schedule options are becoming increasingly popular in work settings.

2016 113

Project Manage like a pro

Practically Perfect PA

Basecamp. Project management is a key skill for PAs these days. So many organisations are recognising that PAs are natural project managers – we are organised, we structure our work in a way that lends itself well to project work and actually we’ve been managing projects for most of our working life! But as usual, most of us are not sent on project management training! So here you will find some great blogs, books, tools and general tips on how to Project Manage like a pro.

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Moxie Tip 126: Learning Time = Paid Time

Virtual Moxie

Sometimes, that's seems like a fair comment--as in when the client wants you to learn to set up Basecamp. So you can't even really make a case for learning Basecamp on your own nickel because you might, at some time in the future, use it with someone else.

2012 141

4 Free Business Productivity Apps To Help You Grow Your Small Business

Dumb Little Man

Tmetric is completely free and can be integrated with other tools like Trello, Basecamp, Jira, Asana, and RedMine. Managing a business is easier said than done. When you run your own business, you need to give it all your time and attention. It’s a job that is both demanding and fulfilling. Eventually, you’ll want to turn it into a business that can run without you. This, unfortunately, is the harder part. The first obstacle you need to anticipate is manpower.

2017 219

How to Set Up Your Digital Productivity Space – Top 10 Tips

Dumb Little Man

Jira, Basecamp or Asana are the leaders in task tracking. When you work from home, it is important to set up your workstation properly to have the same convenient space that you would have at the office. But what about the digital space?

2020 253

24 Online Collaboration Tools That Let You Leave The Office Space Behind

Tips From T. Marie

More project management and sharing options include : Web Whiteboard Kanban Flow Dropbox Paper Trello Monday Basecamp In-Person Meetups Your office may be location-less, but it’s still possible to get your workers together on a regular basis to collaborate together. Location-less offices, remote employees, virtual assistants , and online service providers. This is the changing face of today’s small business offices. Business is becoming less and less tied to a location for various reasons.

2019 112

Top Productivity Tips for Successful CEOs

Small Business CEO

Asana , Basecamp , and Hive are all popular programs that are a dream come true for any nit-picky CEO.… What do all CEOs have in common? A desire to be more efficient, effective, and productive in growing their company. You have a lot of stress on your shoulders as a CEO, whether you started a business from the ground-up or worked your way to the top of the corporate ladder.

Top 13 Tools For Efficiently Running Your Online Business

Dumb Little Man

Basecamp Basecamp is without a doubt the most popular web-based project management tool. Zoho Projects Zoho Projects is usually considered ahead of Basecamp for online project management in terms of features. If you own a business, especially one that's entirely online, it is likely that you’ve got a distributed workforce. That means your employees (and contractors and partners) are located in different countries around the world.

2011 217

6 Tools to Help You Manage Large Projects with Local & Virtual.

Productive & Organized

Basecamp Both Joanne Lang and I recommended Basecamp. ( [link] ) The tool gives the ability for various team members to communicate and report in on status and there are some fantastic dashboard tools that give you an overall look at various sub projects.    I LOVE basecamp I have used it to coordinate many different projects where team members are all over the place. How will you use Basecamp? Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

2011 205

10 Painless Time-Tracking Apps For Your Creative Projects

Dumb Little Man

It can easily integrate project management tools such as Asana and Basecamp. As globalization and the internet enhance the creative industry, questions arise about how employers should pay workers. While some advocate an estimated and fixed pay, others propose a pay per work hour billing. If you are a freelancer, team leader, manager, or a simple individual, you can use the feedback from time tracking apps to make well-informed choices.

2020 131

Systemizing For Team Empowerment

Step It Up VA Coaching

Basecamp, Central Desktop, or some other project management software is a great place to load information, documents, policies, etc, so the team can discover answers on their own rather than have to ask. by Donna Toothaker. For any business, there are oodles of benefits of having effective systems – increased productivity, greater profitability, and ease of growth, to name just a few.

2015 109

How To Boost Productivity By 50% In A Week

Dumb Little Man

There are tools like Asana and BaseCamp that can help you keep track of your projects. Do you ever feel like you are so busy that there is never enough time in your day? If that’s the case, it’s likely that you aren’t as productive as you think you are. You’re busy but you are wasting time on a lot of unimportant things. So, to help you improve your efficiency and overall productivity, here are some tips you can use.

2017 157

Avoid Overwhelm When Starting a New Project

Step It Up VA Coaching

It’s easy to use a web-based project management and collaboration tool, such as Basecamp. by Donna Toothaker. It’s a NEW YEAR, and you are very excited! For the past month you’ve been planning, and the ideas for new projects and collaborations were flowing. You have several pages with notes about a new product, program or service you want to launch.

2012 147

Systemizing For Team Empowerment

Step It Up VA Coaching

Basecamp, Central Desktop, or some other project management software is a great place to load information, documents, policies, etc, so the team can discover answers on their own rather than have to ask. by Donna Toothaker. For a Virtual Assisting business, or any business for that matter, there are oodles of benefits of having effective systems – increased productivity, greater profitability, and ease of growth, to name just a few.

2011 133

10 Apps for Administrative Productivity and Organization

Office Dynamics

Others you may want to research include Trello , Asana , and Basecamp. Designed by Freepik. This is the second article in a two-part series on productivity apps for admins by Julie Perrine. You can read part 1 here. As an administrative professional, you need to be productive and organized wherever you go. But hauling around your work laptop 24/7 isn’t exactly practical. The solution? Smartphone apps! Here are my 10 app category favorites.

2017 182

Energy-Saving Software for Your Eco-Office

Eco-Office Gals

It may not facilitate file transfer like winscp , or help you to manage projects like Basecamp, but it certainly fills a gap in the arena of savings that many businesses could find useful. You are likely familiar with all kinds of programs that help you to save in a variety of ways. For example, there are tons of software solutions that save you time and money.

2012 122

To Be CEO – Let Go!

Step It Up VA Coaching

Consider using a project management tool like Basecamp to communicate and keep tabs on things while giving your team member the authority and autonomy she needs to get the job done. by Donna Toothaker. You are a successful Virtual Assistant with a thriving business. You have a highly-skilled, competent team in place. Then, why are you still holding on to a certain client, or administrative tasks, when you could be using your time to grow your business and claim your post as CEO?

2011 136

Featured Soloist Derek Peterson: “Always Work to Fill the Glass”

The Solopreneur Life

Basecamp and Highrise. T his is The Solopreneur Life’s “Featured Soloist,” the purpose of which is to give all of us a glimpse at how other solopreneurs operate their small businesses. Today we meet Derek Peterson. If you would like to be the “Featured Soloist,” please send me an e-mail, Larry@TheSolopreneurLife.com. Derek Peterson. Name of solopreneur: Derek Peterson, International Child/Youth Advocate.

2012 148

My Time Management Reboot: The Pros and Cons of Electronic Systems and Why I Created a Hybrid

Eat Your Career

I tried Omnifocus , Basecamp , Remember the Milk , Google Tasks , Evernote , and even a good old-fashioned Excel spreadsheet. For those who are interested, I think Basecamp is the best visually speaking, though still a distant second to paper). It pains me to announce that my grand experiment with using electronic time management systems has officially come to an end (sort of).

2013 143

DOs and DON’Ts for Building a Great Team

Step It Up VA Coaching

There are a number of free and paid project management websites with valuable time tracking software and other goodies, such as Clientspot and Basecamp. by Donna Toothaker. When it comes to building your Virtual Assistant business, hiring a great team makes all the difference. When you’ve got a pool of experts, you’ll be able to take on bigger projects, focus your talents-and best of all, make more money.

2012 122

Avoid Overwhelm When Starting a New Project

Step It Up VA Coaching

It’s easy to use a web-based project management and collaboration tool, such as Basecamp. by Donna Toothaker. You’ve got an idea for a new project and you are very excited! The thoughts are flowing and you’ve filled several pages with notes about a new product, service, package that you want to launch. Your desk is covered with notes, messages, and things that need doing…NOW!

2011 100

It is Easy to Answer "Where Does My Time Go" with Chrometa - Interview CEO @BrettOwens

Productive & Organized

Yes, you can export the data to Excel, or to popular third-party applications such as FreshBooks and Basecamp.    We use Basecamp for our project management - I'd highly recommend it for anyone who needs a simple, no frills collaboration app.  I have used Basecamp for a number of projects and others have recommended it here on Productive And Organized too.  The question of " Where in the world does my time really go? "

2011 177

Featured Soloist Nichole Bazemore: “Do You.”

The Solopreneur Life

Microsoft Word and Excel, Quickbooks, Basecamp, WordPress. T his is “Featured Soloist,” a feature that is published on Tuesdays at The Solopreneur Life. Nichole Bazemore. The purpose of “Featured Soloist” is to give all of us a glimpse at how other solopreneurs operate their small businesses. This week we meet Nichole Bazemore, who is based in Atlanta. If you would like to be the “Featured Soloist,” please send me an e-mail, Larry@TheSolopreneurLife.com.

2011 137

9 Useful Tools for a Small Business to Manage Work Better

Small Business CEO

Basecamp. Basecamp is one of the leading project management solutions for a small business. A small business requires a lot of work in order to prove successful. You can use all the help you can get in order to manage the work and the employees better. Luckily for you, there are many useful tools available that will make your job much easier. PandaForm. PandaForm is a great tool which can help you centralize all of your business data into one single database.

Episode 267: Revisiting and Reframing Automation with Wade Foster

Productivityist

Noise | Basecamp The Hard Things About Hard Things I Ran the Full Text of Jeff Bezos’s 23 Amazon Shareholder Letters Through a Word Cloud Generator, and the Insights Were Astonishing | Inc.com 1,000 True Fans | The Technium The Innovator’s Dilemma Zapier The Productivityist Podcast Pick of the Week: Process. On this episode, I speak with Wade Foster.

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Episode 267: Revisiting and Reframing Automation with Wade Foster

Productivityist

Noise | Basecamp The Hard Things About Hard Things I Ran the Full Text of Jeff Bezos’s 23 Amazon Shareholder Letters Through a Word Cloud Generator, and the Insights Were Astonishing | Inc.com 1,000 True Fans | The Technium The Innovator’s Dilemma Zapier The Productivityist Podcast Pick of the Week: Process. On this episode, I speak with Wade Foster.

2019 43

Tap Your Knowledge to Tap Into Income

Step It Up VA Coaching

What about MS Office or Basecamp? by Donna Toothaker. Looking to add something to your scope of services (and to your income), but don’t want to spend time, energy and resources to create and market a new package or product? Consider consulting! It is a natural fit for virtual assistants. Consulting is simply selling your knowledge and information about your area of expertise, whether that’s a particular program or a specific skill you possess.

2011 109

DOs and DON’Ts for Building a Great Team

Step It Up VA Coaching

There are a number of free and paid project management websites with valuable time tracking software and other goodies, such as Clientspot and Basecamp. by Donna Toothaker. When it comes to building your Virtual Assistant business, hiring a great team makes all the difference. When you’ve got a pool of experts, you’ll able to take on bigger projects, focus your talents—and best of all, make more money.

2011 100

Working Virtually

Office Dynamics

An online project management service like Basecamp is also an important tool to have when you support someone virtually. With a tool like BaseCamp, you can keep only the current version on-line so nobody gets confused. by gueast blogger. Jodith Allen. Supporting a boss who is in another office, or even another country, can be a real challenge for even the most organized of assistants. It can be done, though, with a good work plan in place and the right tools.

2010 116

How to Successfully Manage Remote Employees

Office Dynamics

Basecamp is one of the oldest and can be used to monitor project discussions, assign tasks, access documents and schedule work. Whether it is a few employees or your entire workforce, it is becoming more and more likely that if you have employees, you are facing the challenge of managing remote workers. In fact, between 2005 and 2012, the number of remote workers in the U.S. grew by almost 80 percent. In 2014, 10 percent of all employees worked remotely.

2015 100

Working Virtually

Office Dynamics

An online project management service like Basecamp is also an important tool to have when you support someone virtually. With a tool like BaseCamp, you can keep only the current version on-line so nobody gets confused. by gueast blogger. Jodith Allen. Supporting a boss who is in another office, or even another country, can be a real challenge for even the most organized of assistants. It can be done, though, with a good work plan in place and the right tools.

2010 101

20 Best Productivity Apps and Programs for 2017

Dumb Little Man

Basecamp. The rival to Slack is Basecamp. And while Slack can be used for free without having to upgrade to a paid plan, it’s harder to use Basecamp without signing up for a monthly subscription. So you want to level up your earning potential, move towards work that’s more fulfilling, and do more with less effort. That’s awesome. Over the years, I have kept up to date with all the productivity apps and some have stood the test of time and actually produced results.

2017 219

Leading and Working with a Multi-VA Team

Denise Aday

A few critical components and my key takeaways from the discussion: Project management – Whether it’s Basecamp, Central Desktop or another project management tool, have a way for everyone to easily collaborate and track client projects. Presently we use Basecamp by 37signals , because most clients find it very user-friendly. Continuing reflections on IVAA Live Summit 2010 (#IVAA10)…. I love discussion panels. They get down to the nitty gritty of how things are done in practice.

2010 54

Reducing Overheads Can Save A Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Tools like Basecamp, WebEx, Skype, etc. E-Mail me or follow me. What is Small Business Infrastructure? How to be successful by focusing on your core business. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Starting a Small Business? On-Demand Small Business Infrastructure™ allows you to run your business online. How to be successful and eco-friendly. Making your small business carbon neutral.

2010 172

Tips for Setting Up a Remote Workforce

45 Things

Other collaboration tools used at Emma include Salesforce customer-relationship management apps, Dropbox file-sharing service, Basecamp cloud-based project management and Jive social intranets for businesses. "I Since technology can keep us connected to work 24/7, many companies are scrapping the idea of traditional office space and instead embracing the idea that work can happen remotely.

2012 57

The Genre of Productivity: The Next Big Thing On The Web

Productivityist

Then I thought how not too long ago everyone seemed to be talking about (and using) 37Signals’s Basecamp for collaborative project management. The following is a guest post by Dan Gordon. He is a fourth generation jeweler and President of Samuel Gordon Jewelers in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. So based on that…why did I ask him to write a guest post? Well, I wanted him to expand upon his thoughts he had shared with my podcast co-host (and fellow guest star here at Vardy.me

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