The Freelancer’s Guide to PDF Management

Dumb Little Man

One way to learn that trick is to know how to properly manage your time, systems, and files. Let’s say you’re receiving PDFs from a client or a collaborator or you want to re-use a photo from a previous PDF that you’ve made — what do you do? Your best move is to take a screenshot, crop it down and save the result as a JPG file. Simply hit “Edit” after opening the document in Acrobat and modify the file as needed. See Also: How to Merge PDF Files.

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Eight Ways to Keep Your Office Clutter-Free

Ian's Messy Desk

When the HVAC system was installed, someone thought we might want the user manual for the system: a 400 page PDF document. Instead of filing the PDF on the network, the document was printed and placed in a filing cabinet , where it will sit until doomsday. Despite the improvements in document handling technology, despite the the convenience of a PDF, we still produce a lot of paper. File it in a Reminder file or in your file cabinet.

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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. Retrieve Your Files with Ease Is You Boss Not Giving You Enough Work?

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!!    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."  

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.

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.

Eight Ways to Eliminate Paper and Clutter in Your Office

Ian's Messy Desk

When the HVAC system was installed, someone thought we might want the user manual for the system: a 400 page PDF document. 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. Despite improvements in document handling technology, despite the convenience of PDF files, we still produce a lot of paper.

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Today’s Admin Needs to Become a Mobile Office Pro

Office Dynamics

Apps for file access, e-mail, calendar, password protection, word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, virtual meetings, news, weather and travel are examples of key productivity tools mobile devices should have installed. Backup and store your files via a cloud service. Files will be accessible from any device you have installed the app on. An added benefit is the ability to share and collaborate on files of various types with others.

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Podcast 082: Piggyback new habits

Clutter Coach

The prize is a PDF copy of the book. At work, you might want to develop a habit of filing every week so there’s not so much paper clogging up your office all the time. You could tack this onto another habit or existing calendar item such as a weekly staff meeting. When you get back to your office from the meeting and before you start another activity, spend 10 minutes filing. by Subscribe: iTunes ? Stitcher ? Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play.

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Snail Mail 101

Clutter Coach

This category includes bills, medical forms to file, an insurance or telephone plan to compare with what you have now, information about a product you intend to buy and a list of activities put on by a group you belong to. Put in your in box anything that requires you to take some action, whether it’s filling out a form, making a call or adding activities to your calendar. Be careful about filing too much. Keep files you refer to near your desk.

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10 Tips for Freelance Writers That Really Work

Dumb Little Man

Then, convert them into PDF files. If you have a terrible memory, use a notebook, sticky notes or a wall calendar to stay updated. Freelancing is a perfect option for those who can’t or don’t want to be tied down to one location or for those who want to avoid physical interaction with people. And today, the range of freelance job opportunities is quite wide. Being a freelance writer, however, still remains as one of the most popular choices.

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Top 10 Productivity Tools For Chromebook

Productivity Bits

And since it is a web-based device, you always have access to all your applications and files anytime and anywhere – that is if you have an access to the internet (a downside?). Your tasks are visible pretty much everywhere – on Gmail, Calendar, iGoogle and through the Google Tasks API that can be used to sync your tasks with third-party applications and devices. Google Calendar. With Google Calendar you can easily manage your upcoming events.

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Make No Mistakes With Meeting Request Attachments in Outlook 2007

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Make No Mistakes With Meeting Request Attachments in Outlook 2007 By The Professional Assistant on Friday, November 20, 2009 Filed Under: Meetings , MS-Outlook Y ou sent a meeting request to a bunch of people. You can also write a short note and attach any other files that you need to, to advise your meeting attendees of the changes. To do this, open up your scheduled meeting in the calendar that you are using and click on “Forward as iCalendar&#.

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No Budget for Training? Do It Yourself

Administrative Arts

Usually, they’re getting bogged down with a few tasks in a particular software – they can’t fix footers in Microsoft Word or rearrange pages in an Adobe.pdf file. I’m certainly no expert, but I’ve mastered what I need to solve most issues I’ve run into with any Adobe.pdf file. I noticed though, that more and more of my work involved managing and manipulating.pdf files. Maybe it’s not a program, maybe it’s your filing system or your calendaring habits.

Review: The Daysteps Planner

Simple Productivity Blog

The Details Month Page/Intentions Click on the pictures for PDF examples of the three types of pages. One page holds a month-at-a-glance calendar. The top half is devoted to a calendar-like grid, but without numbers. Too many planners are just calendars and task lists without any space (or reminders) to help you decide what your time should look like.

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Best Business Technology for Small Businesses & Their Owners (28 ideas from them to you!)

Productive & Organized

OneNote: My Filing Cabinet In The Clouds. create notebooks and files just like I would with paper, but now it is all organized on my computer. My scanner serves all these purposes -- scan a document in and you can then e-fax it over the internet, print out a copy, edit it directly through OCR software, save it as a PDF and toss the paper. Oh, did I mention that your meeting confirmation hits your google, outlook or web calendar as well as generates a confirmation email.

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The Three Day Productivity Retreat Everyone Needs

Productivityist

A wall calendar. Whatever it is, get it down on a calendar. You don’t want it filed away and when another year rolls by it has collected dust (digital or analog dust.). To help you out, I’d like to give you a PDF that breaks down this entire process in more detail. Grab the 3 Day Productivity Retreat PDF here. Today’s guest post is from Ryan McRae.

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The Latest Task Sheet

Simple Productivity Blog

You can download it directly (pdf) or from the freebies page.) On Sunday evening or Monday morning, I sit down with the form and fill in my calendar events for the entire week. --> Home Get Updates Ebooks Free Stuff Donate About Contact Me Get Free Updates: Via RSS | Via Email | Productivity Simplification Balance Life Design Organization Clutter The Latest Task Sheet Posted on August 2, 2010 by LJ Earnest Welcome to Simple Productivity Blog!

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What If You Make 2012 Your Most Extraordinary Year Yet?

Simple Productivity Blog

Here are a few things that I found inside: A monthly calendar. The planner comes as a PDF file, so I can print it out and do as I wish. Mondays are productivity days at SimpleProductivity blog. It’s nearly 2012, and that means that I am in assess-and-plan mode. For the last three years, that has also meant using a tool that makes it a snap to see where I have been and where I am going. That tool is the 2012 Creating Your Goddess Year workbook and planner.

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

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Clock In The Right Time Zone: Booking Meetings in Microsoft Outlook By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, August 28, 2008 Filed Under: Meetings , MS-Outlook , Organize , Productivity , Travel D o you need to book meetings for your manager(s), but most meetings are all over the country or even internationally? Since Outlook only allows for one time zone to be added to the persons calendar , this makes it a little difficult.

Beyond Books: Building Multiple Streams of Income

Andrea Kalli

Ebooks The easiest way to create an ebook is to convert your printed book to a PDF document. Book formats on Smashwords include PDF documents and formats that can be read by ebook readers and devices like Kindle, Sony Reader, iPod, and Palm. Informational teleseminars, in-depth interviews, or live presentations can also be recorded and sold as a CD or downloadable MP3 file.

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Beyond Books: Building Multiple Streams of Income | Internet.

Andrea Kalli

Ebooks The easiest way to create an ebook is to convert your printed book to a PDF document. Book formats on Smashwords include PDF documents and formats that can be read by ebook readers and devices like Kindle, Sony Reader, iPod, and Palm. Informational teleseminars, in-depth interviews, or live presentations can also be recorded and sold as a CD or downloadable MP3 file.

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

Productive & Organized

Blog posts and articles can turn into: ebooks, presentations, calendar/tip-of-the-day. 5) Read your article and record as an mp3 file. (6) 6) 1 podcast + 1 pdf of the article = 1 product. The online tool Odiogo allows you to transform your blog post into what it calls high-fidelity, near human quality audio files ready to download and play anywhere, anytime, on any device. Next you can convert that original article into a video, audio or PDF and share it online.

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