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

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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.

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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

Archive Network with Steph Is This You? 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!! 

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

Practically Perfect PA

Networking can be a scary word can’t it? At the start of my career aged just 21, I had no real grasp of what networking was, nor was I interested in finding out. I now realise that these events had huge networking opportunities which I failed to appreciate.

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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.

Guest Blog: Networking Like a Pro

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 18 October, 2008 Guest Blog: Networking Like a Pro This is a guest post from JEM over at [link]. Networking Like a Pro One of the best ways to boost your career and hone your skills as an administrative assistant is to practice networking.

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Great Apps for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

This is a fabulous app if you or your manager are into networking! 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 app also links up their social networking details as well. 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].

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Great Apps for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

This is a fabulous app if you or your manager are into networking! 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 app also links up their social networking details as well. 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].

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A Great Outlook: Adding Holidays to Microsoft Outlook

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise A Great Outlook: Adding Holidays to Microsoft Outlook By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, August 13, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Outlook , Organize D o you often wonder how you can add your countrys holidays into your calendar in Microsoft Outlook ? Do you follow particular religious holidays, but arent showing up in your calendar? In the Calendar Options section, click Add Holidays. Check your calendar to see that everything as populated.

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

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Archive Network with Steph Is This You? 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. Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

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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.

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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.

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Eight Ways to Eliminate Paper and Clutter in Your Office

Ian's Messy Desk

Instead of filing the PDF on the network, the document was printed and placed in a filing cabinet , where it will sit until doomsday or at least until someone cleans out those files. 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.

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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.

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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.

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Eight Ways to Keep Your Office Clutter-Free

Ian's Messy Desk

Instead of filing the PDF on the network, the document was printed and placed in a filing cabinet , where it will sit until doomsday. 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. Working at an organizations’ head office, we see a lot of paper.

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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.

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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. Network.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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