Streamlining Calendars

Simple Productivity Blog

Most of us have demands on our time that requires the use of a calendar so that we know where we are supposed to be at any given time. Add in multiple activities with their own calendars, and multiple family members with their calendars and activities, and you can easily end up with information in dozens of places. How Many Calendars Do You Have? I want to take a moment to make point about the difference between appointments and calendars. Adding Calendars.

Simplifying Multiple Calendars

Simple Productivity Blog

Back in the day, it used to suffice to have a single calendar for the family, and everyone''s activities got written in. These days, with interest groups, volunteer commitments, work seminars, sports practices, music lessons and everything else, one calendar is barely sufficient for one person! Today we will look at how to simplifying multiple calendars to make this a productive tool instead of an appointment sinkhole.

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Supercharge Your Google Calendar

Simple Productivity Blog

Google Calendar is a powerful tool. It allows you to access your calendars from anywhere on the web.and there are many applications that allow you to get the data offline as well. However, there are some features that make Google Calendar even more powerful, and most people don't know or take advantage of them. Here are 5 little-used features that can supercharge your Google Calendar. The post Supercharge Your Google Calendar appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog.

Win a NeuYear Calendar!

Simple Productivity Blog

I love the NeuYear calendars. NeuYear is going to give away a calendar to one lucky SimpleProductivityBlog.com reader. The post Win a NeuYear Calendar! More great content can be found on the site at SimpleProductivityBlog.com., They show the whole year in continuity.not broken into 12 blocks. By taking away that arbitrary distinction, I can see what is coming in the next two weeks.without fooling myself that I have time because something is "next month".

What’s On Your Calendar?

Simple Productivity Blog

Calendars are such a common productivity tool that everyone thinks they know how to use them; yet just about every time I ask to see someone''s calendar, I find stuff on it that shouldn''t be there. So I ask you, what''s on your calendar? Today we will look at what should go on a calendar, and where all that other stuff should live. The post What’s On Your Calendar? More great content can be found on the site at SimpleProductivityBlog.com.,

Why You Should Spring Clean Your Calendar

Simple Productivity Blog

Most people don''t realize, though, that you should do the same thing to your calendar. Today we will look at why and how you should spring clean your calendar. Today we will look at why and how you should spring clean your calendar. The post Why You Should Spring Clean Your Calendar appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog.,

Boost Your Productivity: Designing A Calendar System

Simple Productivity Blog

Our first example will be a calendar system. (By By necessity of brevity, I am only tackling calendars. The post Boost Your Productivity: Designing A Calendar System appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog., This month we are taking a look at creating systems. We talked about the basics of systems, and the steps in Boost Your Productivity: Understanding Systems.

How To Set Up A Google Calendar For Planning

Simple Productivity Blog

Keeping track of goals and plans doesn''t belong in my regular calendar. After all, the regular calendar is filled with items that have nothing to do with my goals. So I set up a Google calendar just for planning. The post How To Set Up A Google Calendar For Planning appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog.,

Back to Basics: Get The Most From A Paper Calendar

Simple Productivity Blog

Electronic calendars have a lot of great features: you can take them anywhere, you can share them, and you never run out of room. However, paper calendars have a lot of features that aren''t available on electronic calendars. Today we will look at how to get the most out of a paper calendar. The post Back to Basics: Get The Most From A Paper Calendar appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog.

How To Easily Put Tasks On A Calendar

Simple Productivity Blog

This article will show you how to show one of your Remember The Milk lists on your Google calendar. The post How To Easily Put Tasks On A Calendar appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog., or you can find me on Twitter ( @SmplProdBlog ) and Facebook ( Facebook.com/SimpleProductivity ). Productivity

Managing Family Schedules Using Google Calendar

Simple Productivity Blog

In order to have a good handle on activities, you need to have a good calendar system. A paper calendar can work, but it has disadvantage of being in one place, and if you’re not standing in front of it, you don’t have access. I have found that using Google calendar is a great solution. Google Calendar, Vanilla Style. I use Google calendar as my primary calendar. Why set up separate calendars for work and Girl Scouts?

Overlapping Calendars In Microsoft Outlook? Really?

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Overlapping Calendars In Microsoft Outlook? By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, June 08, 2010 Filed Under: Meetings , MS-Outlook , Productivity D o you have trouble trying to book several managers’ meetings, yet you have access to their calendars in Microsoft Outlook 2007? Open all of the calendars that you want to add together. Converted to Blogger by Blogger Templates © Content by Richard Rinyai 2007-2010

A Small Rant About The Abuse Of Calendars

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the things that I take issue with is the abuse of calendars. Calendars are meant for date specific commitments between one or more people, with or without a time. Calendars are not for holding to-do lists, planning, taking notes or recording history. The post A Small Rant About The Abuse Of Calendars appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog.,

Common Sense Productivity: The Calendar

Simple Productivity Blog

Enter the calendar. The calendar, with its days and hours , is a visual representation of time. By filling in a calendar, you have a picture of your time commitments. Since the calendar is a visual reminder of things, it should be used to track things out of the ordinary. If you know you go to the factory every day from 9 to 5 to crank widgets, you shouldn’t put that on the calendar. Calendar Formats. One Calendar For Everything?

9 Hacks to Help You Write Killer Content

Dumb Little Man

Knowing how to write quality content is not easy. Most writers are not able to create good content which can hold readers’ attention. There are only a few who knows how to write quality content and those people can really create a difference for their audience. If you are aspiring to improve your content, here are 9 hacks you can use: Keep it Simple. Interestingly, readers can only concentrate on a piece of content for a very short period of time.

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Automating Family Calendars With Cozi

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the hardest things I have had to keep track of is the family calendar. I asked for him to write his activities on the family calendar. I even wrote an Outlook macro that would send his calendar to me with the push of two keys. My first impression was that it was another calendar program. But then I clicked and read something interesting… It has a plugin that automatically syncs Outlook with the shared calendars.

Simplify Your Calendar With the Four Laws Of Simplicity

Simple Productivity Blog

The Four Laws Of Simplicity: Calendars. In this series, we have already talked about applying it to “stuff “ Now we’ll take a look at how to apply them to simplify your calendars. Applying The Four Laws To Calendars. Next we’re going to look at how to apply this to your calendar. A printout of your current electronic calendar. A printout of your work calendar. These will be your primary calendars.

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

Stephanie LH Calahan

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!!    One item frequently purchased at this time of year is a calendar or planner for the upcoming year.    Keep reading to learn what my colleagues and friends had to say about the "Great Calendar Debate."  

Effective Content Marketing: Five Tips for Writing Great Content

Andrea Kalli

Content is dynamic and variable, and without a dedicated strategy and game-plan for ensuring that your content is quality, it is unlikely that you will ever see any positive marketing results. However, while great content is difficult to produce, learning to create great content is not. From imitation strategies to sheer determination and one-after-another article creation, learning to become a great content marketer is something that takes time and willpower.

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How To Set Up an Efficient Content Marketing System

Office Organization Success

Content marketing is the *hot* new online marketing strategy! Actually, it’s not really new … using your content (i.e. But what is new is the way you’re using your content to market your business. Today, however, technology has advanced significantly with a ton of different ways to distribute your content: Post to your blog. Teach your article content via teleclasses/livestreams/webinars. Content Tracking Spreadsheet – this is crucial.

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Favorite Planning/Calendar Tool - Readers Speak Out

Stephanie LH Calahan

Check out this great tool » Favorite Planning/Calendar Tool - Readers Speak Out There are many ways to manage your time and activities.  What is your favorite planning/calendar tool and why? Of all the calendar tools I know, this one handles tasks the best. It syncs automatically on my Droid, so I never have to bring a paper planner or calendar!  link] Natasha A Jones Google calendar, we use it as a family calendar.

How To Avoid A Content Crisis When Your Deadline Is Looming

Dumb Little Man

Worse, your calendar is showing a looming deadline. Tips for Avoiding a Content Crisis: How to Write Faster and Better at the Same Time. You cannot force yourself to write the content ASAP, but you can inspire yourself to do so. That’s the only way towards a believable piece of content. When you try too hard to write perfect content, you block your ideas because you pay too much attention to every single sentence. Google Calendar.

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What You Don’t Know About How To Use A Calendar

Simple Productivity Blog

You probably have a calendar. Whether it is on your phone, email program, desktop, or tacked to a door, there is generally a calendar around. What A Calendar Is For. A calendar is for appointments you have made for yourself (or family) at a specific date, usually with a time. Yet I see calendars with all other sorts of things on them. So then not only do you have a full calendar, but you will probably lose track of what you needed it for to begin with.

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Six Ways to Use Great Content

Andrea Kalli

But there is one part of internet success that can’t be automated: great content. From marketing articles to on-site web content, great writing is truly the engine behind the internet’s massive success. The calling card of great marketers, star educators, and internet celebrities, it is content that separates the good from the great, and content that distances the wealthy and successful from the wannabes. 3) Sell content-driven products.

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Six Ways to Use Great Content

Andrea Kalli

But there is one part of internet success that can’t be automated: great content. From marketing articles to on-site web content, great writing is truly the engine behind the internet’s massive success. The calling card of great marketers, star educators, and internet celebrities, it is content that separates the good from the great, and content that distances the wealthy and successful from the wannabes. 3) Sell content-driven products.

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Calendar "ah ha"

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 16 January, 2010 Calendar "ah ha" I was participating in a Harvard sponsored webinar with my boss the other day. One of the things they recommended to executives was to use their electronic calendar to leave themselves reminders. I think if Microsoft asked me what I would like to see in an electronic calendar, I would suggest not to bother with the all-day event option. Otherwise too many colors make the calendar overwhelming, not helpful.

Does Your Website Content Build Relationships?

Make or Break Moments

Posted by Deborah Chaddock Brown on December 21, 2009 under Communication , Connecting Moments , Websites | Be the First to Comment One of the primary services of my company AllWrite Ink is providing content for websites that connects with the reader. I always find it interesting that most website content focuses on the company; their history, their products and their services.

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Content Marketing Ideas Tip – Looking Ahead To The New Year

Andrea Kalli

As September quietly finishes and the end of the year creeps closer, my thoughts go to an obvious content marketing strategy that every internet marketer is starting to think about: utilizing the upcoming new year as an event for inspiration in content. The beauty of a new year is that it offers us an opportunity for a series of content, and not just a single item. Think about the ways you can deliver the content, too. Related content.

2010 130

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.

Content Marketing Ideas Tip – Looking Ahead To The New Year.

Andrea Kalli

The beauty of a new year is that it offers us an opportunity for a series of content, and not just a single item. Depending on the amount of content you can come up with, your series could look something like this: “365 Daily Tips For….” “52 The number is not too overwhelming for me, plus it provides weekly content, which is more in line with my current content delivery schedule anyway. Think about the ways you can deliver the content, too.

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Ep 110: Scot Wisniewski – Senior Executive Assistant to Global Head of Studios at Spotify

Go Burrows

In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Scot and I chat about what makes an assistant a leader, the world of podcasting, email and calendar management, working remotely, and tips for new assistants. Podcast Calendar email management leader assistant podcast

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Four Tips for Highly Effective Content Marketing

Andrea Kalli

From rejected submissions to frustratingly difficult topics; troubled supporting websites to readers that just won’t make a purchase, the amount of potential problems affecting content marketers is miles long and filled with frustration. However, despite the annoyances and potential setbacks of dedicated content marketing, a growing number of article marketers are generating a very lucrative income online. Build your content as a part of that sales process.

2010 130

Own Your Niche: Three Reasons to Build Content For Your Own Websites

Andrea Kalli

From search -powered pay-per-click advertising to pure organic rankings, content fuels traffic, builds online empires, and helps you increase sales and total revenue. The feature article was once disregarded by marketers and online entrepreneurs, but with today’s leading search engines highlighting the importance of content above anything else, more marketers are investing in high quality content to fuel their business. Owned content is stable content.

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Are You Overlooking This Simple Marketing Strategy?

Office Organization Success

The first thing I did on Monday morning was to re-organize my calendar so that I can follow my summer schedule (afternoons free for the pool), and then I added in day trips with the boys. Creating a Content Marketing System is just one of the list building strategies I teach, so this week I thought I’d share with you how you can easily create more content with what you already have! General Biz article marketing content marketing system repurpose content

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3 Productivity Apps I’ve Added to My Workflow

Productivityist

With Woven shutting down after being acquired by Slack , I was in search of a new calendar program that would best fit my needs. calendar ClickUp productivity apps project management SavvyCal task management to do list Todoist

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Video, Audio, and Text: How to Arrange Different Content on Your.

Andrea Kalli

Videos can be placed and edited to suit, images can be tailored and resized to fit almost any post on any screen, and Flash content gives bloggers the power to create involving, immersive content. However, there are rules surrounding this enhanced content – rules which, when ignored, can lead to distracting, difficult, and frustrating blog posts. Video, Audio, and Text: How to Arrange Different Content on Your Blog Rating 3.00

2010 116

Declutter Your Data with Angela Crocker

Atiim

Angela is the author of The Content Planner and Declutter Your Data. Some of the specifics of our discussion include the way you can declutter Your apps (which may not mean deleting them), how to streamline your digital calendar, redundancy and intention, dedicated devices, and more tactics. (We The Content Planner by Angela Crocker | Amazon. The NOW Year Wall Calendar. Podcast calendar data declutter organizing weekly episode

2017 48

The Easy Way To Plan Out Your Year

Productivityist

Instead of having study times and important due dates on the calendar, we fill our calendar with appointments and meetings. The first step I take in planning out my year is to get a full-year wall calendar. This educational content is always intentional. Using a full year calendar makes things clear. Next, I move the dates to a monthly calendar. Mindfulness Productivity Workflow calendar new year NOW Year planning

2017 61

Happy New Year: Why Labour Day Has Become My New Year’s Day

Productivityist

Starting on Labour Day aligns with the school calendar. During the summer I’m home with the kids, so aligning my calendar with the aligning my calendar with the school year just makes sense to me. By the way, I’m in the final planning stages of The 2016 NOW Year Calendar and would love feedback from you as to what you’d like to see in it. Groundhog Day will still play an important part of my calendar, just not in the same way.

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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.

Taking Breaks for Productivity

Simple Productivity Blog

This will allow you to receive updates in your RSS reader every time new content is posted here. Please take some time to check out the content on the site. The fact is, I’ve been struggling for the last few weeks, trying hard to fill out the editorial calendar.

2010 142

Authority Blogging: Five Tips for High Power Blog Posts

Andrea Kalli

Blogs were monetized with Adsense and affiliate products, and what mattered was not the quality or relevancy of the content, but the amount of space which was available to plaster with Adsense advertisements and sponsor information. Adsense is no longer the winning blog formula, and bloggers have taken a completely new approach to generating valuable, marketer-friendly content.

2010 122

How To Learn Something New Every Day (And Actually Do Something With It)

Productivityist

Within the first 3 months of launching the site, over 30,000 people have seen my content (and my face, since it’s right on my homepage). Action step : Choose a source to get your content from that matches how you want to learn and the topic you want to learn about (for example if you chose video and cooking, pick a Youtube channel which shows how to make recipes). Simply go to , create a new spreadsheet and call it “Content Curriculum”. This is a guest post by Niklas Goeke.

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