How to Organize Business Cards & Networking Conversations - Interview & Giveaway @ContactKeeper

Productive & Organized

When you attend tradeshows or networking meetings, do you later experience the business card pile up? We meet new people all the time and have lots of detailed business conversations. The card with the sticky goes back into the holder until I get to my office.

Productive Networking: 22 Ideas to Organize Business Cards for Effective Followup

Productive & Organized

" That is what a recent client told me when I opened a drawer in her office and found it filled with business cards. The cards had been collected over a year or so of miscellaneous networking events and trade shows.  Business Cards. The business cards?

Overlapping Calendars In Microsoft Outlook? Really?

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Overlapping Calendars In Microsoft Outlook? Do you wish that you could somehow overlap the calendars so that you could see the availabilities for everyone at the same time, instead of straining your eyes going back and forth like a yo-yo between calendars?

The Great Calendar Debate - Paper or Electronic - 21 Experts Weigh.

Productive & Organized

Try This Instead | Main | Be Smart About Using the Telephone » The Great Calendar Debate - Paper or Electronic - 21 Experts Weigh In We are in the home stretch of 2009 -- bring on 2010!!  Running a busy household as well as a business?

The Executive Assistant is Key to Managing Executive's Calendar

Office Dynamics

He hands out his executive assistant's business card when he has told someome in person that he wants an appointment with them or they requested an appointment with him. Since his executive assistant manages his calendar, he hands the person her business card so this way the other person can easily and quickly contact her. As an executive assistnat, do you have a business card? If not, you might make a case for getting approval for cards.

Using Microsoft Outlook Calendar Properly

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Using Microsoft Outlook Calendar Properly By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, January 22, 2008 Filed Under: Meetings , MS-Outlook , Organize , Productivity A re you trying to book a meeting with someone or a group of people? People are using their Microsoft Outlook calendars incorrectly. Make sure to block off your calendar, whether it be tentatively busy, busy or out of the office.

Four Attractive Ideas for Growing Your Small Business & Bottom Line

Small Business CEO

Small business owners are flooded with more priorities than they can handle, ranging from raising capital to streamlining processes to everything in between. Forget the Traditional Business Card. households have business card magnets on their refrigerator.

2010 81

Planner Or Tickler (1-31) File? - How to Use Both For Optimal.

Productive & Organized

How to Use Both For Optimal Professional & Personal Productivity (guest post by Meggin McIntosh) A question that often comes up in workshops as well as on my blog is this one: How do you suggest people use their calendar (planner) in conjunction with the tickler (1-31) files? Sometimes I wonder if I am duplicating my efforts by using a calendar and the tickler files. Sometimes I wonder if I am duplicating my efforts by using a calendar and the tickler files.

2009 120

Coaching for Executive Assistants and Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

I am happy to say that more executives are investing in their assistants by providing one-on-one coaching for them. Over the past two years, Office Dynamics has done more on-site coaching for executive assistants than we have done in the past seven years!

2019 148

Coaching for Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

I am happy to say that more executives are investing in their assistants by providing one-on-one coaching for them. Over the past two years, Office Dynamics has done more on-site coaching for executive assistants than we have done in the past seven years!

2019 130

Working with an old school Executive

Practically Perfect PA

I had one Executive that had a bunch of the old style Rolodex business card holders dotted around his office. When I told him that I could put an app on his new iPhone that scanned the business card directly into his Outlook contacts he was over the moon.

2016 184

Podcast 105: Desk triage

Clutter Coach

A card table is great, but the floor will work too. To do for stack of marketing letters : address envelopes, stuff them (including business cards), stamp and take to mailbox. To do for event flyer: Add event to calendar and make a note to RSVP (if necessary) on calendar several days before. To do for pile of business cards : enter into computer contacts list or put into alphabetized card box. by Subscribe: iTunes ? Stitcher ? Soundcloud ?

2018 100

Follow-Up Is Simple – So Why Isn’t It Easy?

Office Organization Success

If you don’t make a sale right away, you calendar them for the next follow-up and do the same thing again. Business cards and scraps of paper lying on your desk do not constitute a contact management system. This is a business transaction.

2015 205

Networking – it doesn’t have to be a chore!

Practically Perfect PA

WATC make it simple by providing an events calendar of when all the networks are due to meet. There is no point putting all that effort in to attend these events if it just means adding another business card to your collection. Networking can be a scary word can’t it?

2014 252

30 Minutes to Less Clutter

Clutter Coach

A card table is great, but the floor will work too. To do for stack of marketing letters: address envelopes, stuff them (including business cards), stamp and take to mailbox. To do for event flyer: Add event to calendar and make a note to RSVP (if necessary) on calendar several days before. To do for pile of business cards: enter into computer contacts list or put into alphabetized card box. by Want less clutter on your desk?

2016 100

Spring Clean Your Business

Step It Up VA Coaching

Time to make a clean sweep of your office, your business systems, and even your mind! Make sure you have electronic files on your computer and your e-mail that match your physical files – one for each client, or business function (i.e. Go through the random documents in your computer’s “Documents&# folder and file them in the appropriate client, business, or personal folders. Business services, potential clients, etc). by Donna Toothaker.

2011 148

The ultimate app guide for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Pick a template based on the type of trip and then help your manager list everything they need for their business trip. By taking a photo of someone’s business card the app allows you to immediately transfer his or her contact details to your phone or tablet.

2013 267

Enter The BizSugar “Back To Business” Contest To Win a $500 Prize Suite From Brother

Small Business CEO

All you have to do is take a few minutes to create your best brochure, mailer, poster, calendar or business card using the Brother CreativeCenter. Enter the BizSugar Brother CreativeCenter “Back to Business” contest now!

2013 75

Great Apps for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

By taking a photo of someone’s business card the app allows you to immediately transfer their contact details to your phone or tablet. The current calendar app on the iPhone and iPad doesn’t allow for a week-to-view setting. This app looks similar to an outlook calendar which is helpful. [Show as slideshow]. Like a lot of us these days I am glued to my iPhone. Over the last year I’ve had it stolen … twice!

2012 195

Eight Ways to Eliminate Paper and Clutter in Your Office

Ian's Messy Desk

If necessary, write a date and time on your calendar when you’ll retrieve this paper for further action. Business cards can be filed in a book, or scanned to keep electronic copies of the cards, which can later be searched by name or keyword. You may have business documents items which have more of a sentimental or morale value: photos, letters from clients, awards, etc.

2014 161

Great Apps for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

By taking a photo of someone’s business card the app allows you to immediately transfer their contact details to your phone or tablet. The current calendar app on the iPhone and iPad doesn’t allow for a week-to-view setting. This app looks similar to an outlook calendar which is helpful. [Show as slideshow]. Like a lot of us these days I am glued to my iPhone. Over the last year I’ve had it stolen … twice!

2012 190

5 Tasks You Can Delegate to Free Up Your Time

Office Organization Success

Very often solopreneurs owners know they have a need to partner with a Virtual Assistant (VA), but are not really sure how a virtual assistant can help them grow their business – they don’t fully understand what services the VA provides. Need to send seasonal cards to your clients? A VA can help you here by designing custom cards, calendars, flyers, postcards, brochures, or any other promotional item. #2

2008 182

Good Ol’ Fashioned Marketing is Still Good For Business!

Step It Up VA Coaching

Most online businesses naturally focus on online marketing and social media to drive their business. They are still some of the most effective ways to growing your business, and should not be overlooked. A good mailing list is the foundation for your business. Having a database of names, mailing addresses, phone numbers and other personal information gives you the tools to connect personally with current and potential clients, business associates and even competitors.

2011 136

Must Have Gadgets for the Modern Entrepreneur

The Small Business Blog

The world of technology is moving at an ever increasing pace, and with it businesses and the people who run them must adapt and take advantage of these advancements. A smartphone is in many ways the swiss army knife of business gadgets. Gone are the days of stacks and stacks of business cards in a suit jacket pocket, now all you need is a trusty smartphone to keep all your contacts and leads organised.

2013 158

Make No Mistakes With Meeting Request Attachments in Outlook 2007

Professional Assistant Blog

To do this, open up your scheduled meeting in the calendar that you are using and click on “Forward as iCalendar&#. If you want to update the calendar, you would have to make the changes in the meeting request directly.

2007 158

Eight Ways to Keep Your Office Clutter-Free

Ian's Messy Desk

If necessary, write a date and time on your calendar when you’ll be retrieving this paper for further action. Business cards can be filed in a book, or scanned to keep electronic copies of the cards, which can later be searched by name or keyword. You may have business documents items which have more of a sentimental or morale value: photos, letters from clients, awards, etc. Working at an organizations’ head office, we see a lot of paper.

Filing 140

Top 3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Shouldn’t Do It All

Small Business CEO

There are limited hours in the day so do you update the database, make those new business calls, work on that report, meet with your product vendor, confirm meetings…. As the entrepreneur your main job should be to grow the business, not manage the business.

2012 85

Arizona Virtual Assistants Retreat

Loosely Speaking

Session 008 Software for those who specialize in transcription Host: Sherry Ruger , First Class Business Services Time: 10:30 am Topics covered: this will be a round table discussion in which participants review and explore the software they use for transcription in their practices.

2009 158

Clock In The Right Time Zone: Booking Meetings in Microsoft Outlook

Professional Assistant Blog

Since Outlook only allows for one time zone to be added to the persons calendar , this makes it a little difficult.

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Eat your salad first, and other.

On The Job

Which means I need to get busy scarfing it down so I can get back to losing weight and exercising. Take everything else off your desk except for those materials and write the list on piece of paper or your calendar so it’s the first thing you see when arriving for work.

2010 130

Doing the Right Things

Productivityist

The biggest part of this past week on my calendar was Social Media Camp. She really captured the essence of my talk -- and handed me a business card with the above image on it the very next day. The past week has been crazy. Very crazy.

2013 89

Master the Art of Re-purposing Your Work and You'll Save Multiple Hours - 50 Ideas To Get You Started

Productive & Organized

Earlier this week I was talking to a client about content creation for the marking of her business.    If you ask me, repurposing is the art of smart business.  Grow Your Business & Save Time - Recycle Your Content.

2011 283

Session 4 - Wednesday, Sept 28, 2011

Office Dynamics

We attendees all got busy networking, exchanging business cards, talking and laughing as we chatted easily over lunch. No results equal ‘just being busy.’”. Linda stated that we should not stop at putting meetings on the calendar. STRATEGIC : Assessing What is Vital and Taking Action. Joanne Linden & Linda McFarland). For lunch, we’d left the gorgeous Pavilion Ballroom; taking an easy, short walk to Tbones restaurant for a great buffet.

2011 100

Pass it on.

Laughing all the Way to Work

You can also attach a file from Word, Excel or PowerPoint or a business card from your Contacts if it is someone you need to remember to call and want that information available. Other ways you can learn new things is to: Subscribe to feeds from various admin or business sites.

2010 130

Guest Blog: Networking Like a Pro

Laughing all the Way to Work

Ask for business cards and have a stack of business cards for yourself at hand as well. Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back.

2008 130