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

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Technology Training Tuesday: Creating Newsletters & SharePoint Team Sites

Office Dynamics

7 Strategies for Creating E-Newsletters That Get Results. Effective newsletters take a little thought and effort, but the results are worth it! This educational webinar will provide you with valuable information on creating successful e-newsletters for your organization that inform and engage participants. Join Business Management Daily, Wednesday, June 25, for 7 Strategies for Creating E-Newsletters That Get Results and you’ll learn all the nuts and bolts.

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Publish a Successful Ezine with these Top 10 Tips

Office Organization Success

Do you know the purpose of your newsletter? I regularly help my clients to implement is a system for getting on track with their newsletter — or stay-in-touch strategy as I like to call it! Articles for Reprint Online Marketing ezine list building system newsletter office systems

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How To Do What’s Right With The Rest Of The Year

Productivityist

This calendar year sure goes by fast, doesn’t it? I don’t write much of anything new (including newsletters) and really look at what is left of my plans for the calendar year. The NOW Year™ Calendar is a wall calendar that allows you to plan your year using themes for each day and month, and its minimal design is both elegant and practical. We released the first ever calendar in 2015 and people raved about it.

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Publish a Successful Ezine with these Top 10 Tips

Office Organization Success

One of the systems I help my clients to implement is a schedule for getting on track with their ezine (electronic newsletter) as it’s so important that you have a systematic stay-in-touch strategy in place and a regular ezine is the perfect medium for achieving this! Create an editorial calendar – this is so that you can plan out in advance what topics you’ll be covering in each issue, and therefore avoid ‘blank screen/page’ syndrome.

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3 Simple Steps to Taking Time Away from Your Business

Office Organization Success

The solution is simple … you plan it in your calendar. The first step, and most important step, is to actually schedule your time off in your calendar. “I don’t have time for a vacation!”

2015 59

Downsize and Organize Your Digital Clutter

Office Dynamics

For instance, all newsletters can be sent to a “newsletters” folder, and emails from colleagues can automatically be sent to a “work” folder. Get out your calendar, and schedule regular recurring dates with yourself to keep your data in order.

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It's Time to Pre-Order The NOW Year

Productivityist

Newsletter subscribers had a head-start when it came to pre-orders. As of today pre-orders are now available for The NOW Year: A Practical Guide to Calendar Management. My new eBook adds a fifth to the mix: Calendar Management. Why a book on calendar management?

Organising your Outlook folders

Practically Perfect PA

I literally wouldn’t know what I was doing without my inbox and calendar organised just so. Move to specific folder: Newsletter subscriptions / RSS feeds. If you are anything like me, you will live your life by Outlook. Sad but true, right?

2017 76

I Know It’s Boring But It’s Important

Office Organization Success

I actually do mine each Monday morning – I have it scheduled in my calendar, and it honestly doesn’t take that long to do. Just some of the things I track: Number of subscribers weekly newsletter was sent to. How many of you track your business stats each week?

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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.

2016 106

10 Reminder Systems for You To Consider

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" BarbMcMahon :  Steph:  I really like Google calendar - nothing fancy, but easy to use and it emails reminders of birthdays, etc. Google tells about their Google Calendar tool in this way: " Organize your schedule and share events with friends.  With

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Why You Need to Delegate More

Dumb Little Man

At work, if you’re always the person who sends the e-newsletter to clients, you’re stopping your colleagues from learning something new. Let’s say that writing and sending a short e-newsletter takes you an hour; it might take you two or three hours to go through the process in detail with a colleague. Try planning ahead: handle today’s newsletter yourself, but block out some time in your calendar to train a colleague on the process well in advance of next month’s newsletter. #2:

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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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Some of those become blog posts, newsletter articles, parts of books. These kernels of wisdom are the perfect prompts to expand into blog posts, newsletter articles, ebooks and presentations. Blog posts and articles can turn into: ebooks, presentations, calendar/tip-of-the-day.

2011 132

How to Build and Stick to Your Exercise Routine

Dumb Little Man

on your calendar. She blogs about writing on her site, Aliventures.com, and has a free ebook "How to Find Time For Your Writing" available when you join her writing newsletter here. Most of us need to exercise more.

2012 122

Six Simple Steps to Better Time Management

Dumb Little Man

If you know your time management skills aren’t quite up to scratch, try these simple steps to improve: #1: Use an Organizer It doesn’t matter what kind of organizer you use – some people like a paper diary, others use Google Calendar, and others have a favorite software program.

2012 136

How Minimum Targets Can Mean Maximum Progress

Dumb Little Man

Try it: Put a check mark on your calendar for every day that you achieve your minimum target. She blogs about writing on her site, Aliventures.com, and has a free ebook "How to Find Time For Your Writing" available when you join her writing newsletter here.

2012 101

19 Tips for Managing Your Email Even When You Don't Want To.

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Our organization uses Google Apps for our e-mail, calendar and cloud solution. Controlling email is hard but if you take a look at the emails that come to your in-box every day - how many of those are from email marketing, rss feeds, newsletters, coupons, etc.

2011 85

Listen Live 01/11 as Stephanie Talks About #Organizing Myths on.

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When: January 11, 2011 8:00 pm CST How: Listen on-line (via link above or dial in to (714) 202-9923 Add to your calendar now! When: January 11, 2011 8:00 pm CST How: Listen on-line (via link above or dial in to (714) 202-9923 Add to your calendar now!

2011 37

My Three Words For 2015

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As we kick off the 2015 calendar year, I don’t just look back at the twelve months gone by but I envision the twelve ahead. You can do the same with whatever type of calendar and task management solution you use.)

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12 Business Productivity Tools They Can Not Live Without.

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Schedule = Success My favorite is: There is no tool more useful to me than an electronic calendar (Outlook, ACT, Thunderbird, Google, it doesn't matter what brand.) Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You?

2011 81

Marketing Drives Traffic: Sales People Make or Break the Outcome

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Customized by studionashvegas Pages Home Bio Products Speaker for Hire Speaking Calendar Testimonials Blogroll AllBusiness Customer Service Articles Alltop Customer Service AllWrite Ink Articles by DCB Church of the Customer Customer Care Institute Customer Experience Crossroads Customer Service Articles Customer Service Point Marketing 4 Business Open Forum Articles Return Customers Ritz Carlton Gold Standards of Service

Get ready to ditch your website for a blog site!

Office Organization Success

I’ll show you how to: Decide which is the best list management service to use for sending out your newsletter/ezine and what pitfalls you need to avoid when choosing the service to use. Create an Editorial Calendar for your ezine so that you can stay on track. Share and Enjoy: Products and Events Streamline Your Systems ezine newsletter Online Marketing online marketing systems WordPress

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

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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.

What To Put On Your To Do List

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Not signed up for the newsletter yet? I don’t put things like Garbage Day or Recycling Day on my calendar. My wife does put them on the calendar, and because of that, I can see when the pickup dates are. This piece was originally published in The Productivityist Weekly.

The Real Way to Lose Weight Fast – With Pen and Paper

Dumb Little Man

To keep yourself motivated and on track, record the exercise that you do (you could write it alongside your food diary, or jot down details in your calendar). She blogs about writing on her site, Aliventures.com, and has a free ebook "How to Find Time For Your Writing" available when you join her writing newsletter here. I'm sure you've seen plenty of weight-loss ads. They pop up in newspapers, on television, and all over the internet.

2012 86

Own Your Time (or Be Owned By It)

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This piece originally appeared in The Productivityist Weekly newsletter. Figure out which modes serve you best for different types of work that you need to do and use them as your guides, rather than the calendar or the clock. If you’d like to receive first-run and exclusive content delivered to your email inbox every week (and receive additional bonus offers and a free copy of my manifesto The Way of The Productivityist), sign up here.

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The Art of Efficient Thinking (How to Reduce Cognitive Load)

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To receive his most popular articles, join his free newsletter here. . The typed dictation is sent to my assistant who updates my calendar and assigns me tasks as needed. Sean Nisil is an entrepreneur and advisor based in California.

2015 48

Seven Great Ways to Make Your Good Intentions Last

Dumb Little Man

You might keep a spreadsheet, noting down daily or weekly activities; you could check off days on your calendar; you could keep a diary and write about how you’re feeling and whether or not you’re making progress. How often have you made a New Year’s resolution, only to give up by February?

2012 79

One Simple Way to Impress: Do What You Say You'll Do

Dumb Little Man

Make sure your diary or calendar system is easy and intuitive for you to use, and that it flags up reminders at appropriate points. She blogs about writing on her site, Aliventures.com, and has a free ebook "How to Find Time For Your Writing" available when you join her writing newsletter here. Over the past week, two people have – independently – thanked me for simply doing what I said I’d do.

2012 81

Where Should You Start Building Your Business Online?

Tips From T. Marie

This could include adding photos of your office and whats going on there each week, providing a calendar of community events or creating an online business newsletter that can be compiled and emailed regularly as well.

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Are you Time-challenged Tim or Non-productive Nancy? Then get in.

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  Once you receive the material, make sure that you schedule time on your calendar to consume it and take action. Work With Stephanie | Contact Copyright 2007-2010 Calahan Solutions, Inc. -- All Rights Reserved Want to use my content in your ezine, newsletter or blog?

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Annual List Building Plan – Explained In 3 Simple Steps

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Content Marketing: At the heart of your list building plan is the Content Marketing — this is those articles that you write, send out via your newsletter and/or post to your blog.

2016 21

Do You Hate Your To-Do List? Try This Instead - Productive & Organized

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Maybe You Should | Main | The Great Calendar Debate - Paper or Electronic - 21 Experts Weigh In » Do You Hate Your To-Do List? Work With Stephanie | Contact Copyright 2007-2010 Calahan Solutions, Inc. -- All Rights Reserved Want to use my content in your ezine, newsletter or blog?

2009 113

3 Things You Can Do To Consistently Deliver Great Work

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I discussed delivering the goods in the latest Productivityist Newsletter (which you can get, well, delivered to your inbox on a bi-weekly basis by subscribing here ), and this week''s 3 Things post offers up three things that you can do to help you deliver great work time and time again.

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6 Tips to Save You Time and Wasted Effort - Productive & Organized

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Look Ahead I have found that in order to save time, the last thing I do at night is to "look ahead" By look ahead, I mean that I check my calendar and tickler file for what I have scheduled tomorrow. Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

2011 87

5 Strategies to Become Highly Successful and Get More Done

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Checking Facebook to see what everyone else is doing, before writing their newsletter. Plan your calendar. Block out specific times in your calendar for certain activities. When you manage your calendar in this way you will find your time management issues disappear.

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Tracking How to Get It All Done & Avoid Information Overload-Interview With @Springpad CEO @jeffjaner

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     Can you really coordinate calendars using Springpad?  The actual coordination of calendars happens external to Springpad, but personal events and reminders set in Springpad can be automatically synced to iCal and Google Calendar.

2011 48

106 Thoughts on Overcoming Overwhelm in a Freaked-Out World

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Utilize your calendar to schedule tasks. Sit down at your calendar and block out the time for your tasks. If you need to write/send your holiday cards then look at your calendar and schedule it in. In the calendar. Schedule those activities on your calendar.

2010 88

What I've Learned From The Productivityist Reader Survey

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With that in mind, here''s some of what I''ve concluded based on some of the answers given: You like the bi-weekly newsletter format. An overwhelming majority of you indicated that delivering The Productivityist Newsletter bi-weekly is best, so I''ll keep doing that.