The Freelancer’s Guide to PDF Management

Dumb Little Man

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? You can even convert a PDF to JPG with web-based extractors, like ExtractPDF and ZonePDF. Part of managing your PDF files is being able to mark them up. Let’s say, for example, you created productivity tools , like calendars and planners separately and wanted to combine them all in one “Bonus Package”.

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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. Really?

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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.

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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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. I can print any web page to pdf and store it on the drive.

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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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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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Day in the life: Tracy Reid

Practically Perfect PA

I begin each day by checking the directors calendars, then my ‘to do list’. I would be lost without the Microsoft Outlook calendar reminders, the Snipping Tool and Skyscanner! Also PA Life and Small PDF – This is a great website for converting PDF’s. This month’s Day in the life is from Tracy Reid, PA to two directors at Arup.

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10 Painless Time-Tracking Apps For Your Creative Projects

Dumb Little Man

Its interface is quite simple and mimics that of a calendar. Once a project is completed, Toggl allows users to export invoices in Excel or PDF format. You can also view time logs with ease on the calendar of the current week. As globalization and the internet enhance the creative industry, questions arise about how employers should pay workers. While some advocate an estimated and fixed pay, others propose a pay per work hour billing.

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The NOW Year is Now Here

Productivityist

The NOW Year: A Practical Guide to Calendar Management has just been released and is available at the Productivityist Store. The initial release is in PDF format only, with future updates to include EPUB and Kindle formats. And just like with The Productivityist Workbook , I''ll be keeping a living document of Calendar Management Tools here at Productivityist. NOW is the time.

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Creating Your Personalized Productivity Tool Kit: Top 10 Tools to Consider

Dumb Little Man

You can convert Toggl time tracking data into insightful reports, which further can be exported in PDF, Excel or CSV format. It is a very robust tool that combines tasks, calendars, lists, and reminders. Wouldn’t it be great if you complete a task that usually takes 20 minutes, within a fraction of seconds? It would surely save your time, which further can be utilized for other important tasks.

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Day in the life: Tracy Reid

Practically Perfect PA

I begin each day by checking the directors calendars, then my ‘to do list’. I would be lost without the Microsoft Outlook calendar reminders, the Snipping Tool and Skyscanner! Also PA Life and Small PDF – This is a great website for converting PDF’s. This month’s Day in the life is from Tracy Reid, PA to two directors at Arup.

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Technology to help with minute taking

Practically Perfect PA

Noteshelf – Notes & PDF £3.99. Again it is a digital notebook but it also has an automated To-Do organiser which syncs with calendars and address books. Through Meeting Gold meetings can be created, sent to the participant’s calendars, agendas can be created and changed prior to the meeting. About 10 years ago I used to manage 12 Committees as part of my role at the time.

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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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The NOW Year and The New Year

Productivityist

There are some design elements for the PDF version (including some much needed edits) and the new release also includes an EPUB version — great for e-readers and iBooks — and the Amazon Kindle version. through Amazon , but you won''t get the EPUB and PDF versions through that purchasing method.). Before I wrap things up here and enjoy the holiday break, I wanted to touch on the ending of yet another calendar year.

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Podcast 084: New Year’s resolutions

Clutter Coach

In case you missed it, it’s a contest to win a PDF copy of my book, 52 Simple Ways to Get Organized. The dances I go to are on my calendar. Or find a regular place to put it into your weekly calendar, teaming it up with something else you regularly do, or relying on the external accountability of a class or activity you’ve signed up for. by Subscribe: iTunes ? Stitcher ? Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play. You can leave a review here! ?.

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Podcast 082: Piggyback new habits

Clutter Coach

The prize is a PDF copy of the book. You could tack this onto another habit or existing calendar item such as a weekly staff meeting. by Subscribe: iTunes ? Stitcher ? Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play. You can leave a review here! Today is a historic day! My topic is Simple Way #52 , Piggyback new habits, and it’s the last chapter in the book. This is podcast #82 so I’ve done plenty of shows on content that isn’t in the book, probably another book worth.

2017 100

Top 10 Productivity Tools For Chromebook

Productivity Bits

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. Events from Facebook or Evite can also be integrated with Google Calendar. Never miss any opportunities, and your calendar will help you remember all the events you need to remember.

2011 162

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. I use this app often from my mobile devices to view and sign contracts that are emailed to me in PDF form. Mobile has become the way in the daily operations of both our personal and business lives.

2016 150

My Simple GTD Implementation

Productivity Bits

I use my Nokia E71 smart phone to handle not only calls but also my digital notes and calendar items. All the tasks that I need to schedule are recorded in the cool calendar function of the phone. The Month and Week view modes of the calendar application give me an overview of what my month or week is like. The PDF reader is also great. Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Visit the original article at [link]. Post written by Marlon Ribunal. Follow me on t witte r.

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Pretty Planning

Tips From T. Marie

The Following is a Guest Post By: Sydnee Yates is a content writer for PDF Supply. She wrote that during “a busy work day, my online calendar is tucked away. She studied Literature (with a specialization in creative writing) in undergraduate school. She received her Bachelor’s degree at the University of North Carolina Asheville. Since graduating in 2015, she has been working on finishing her memoir, which she hopes to publish soon and has now found a passion in blog writing.

2016 105

The ultimate app guide for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

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 useful. The app converts the report to a PDF and then you can send that via email to yourself. Like a lot of us these days I am glued to my iPhone and I have a lot of my life on my iPad.

2013 199

How to Get Off Your Butt and Start Running This Spring

Dumb Little Man

So instead of waiting for the fabled “I feel like going for a run” moment, I have set the date two weeks in advance, marked it on the calendar and in my mind committed to it, no matter what. Grab your free pdf e-book in the next second by signing up for the free newsletter. This year, for the first time in my life I decided to run a marathon. It’s a big deal for me. I''ve never tried long distance running in the past, so I am very excited about it.

2013 219

Quiz: Are You a Slacker?

Eat Your Career

Download the PDF version here >> Instructions. You: a) Block your calendar for a day in order to get it done. Every office has one: The slacker who seems to weasel his way out of anything that even remotely involves work. We pick up after him. We cover for him. In general, we all think he’s a waste of space. But, as I said, every office has one. What if—dare I say it— you’re that slacker? Could it be possible?

2013 153

The Apps I Use

Simple Productivity Blog

Calendar. I have hooked up the built-in calendar so that it links up to Google calendars. Since my Google calendar has links to my husband’s calendar and the separate calendar I maintain for my elementary-aged daughter, everything for the family appears on the schedule. This journaling app lets me attach pictures to the entries and exports both to PDF and Evernote. When this blog first started, many eons ago, it was Palm-centered.

2012 156

Elite Women Around the World – Make a Difference

Make or Break Moments

Here is a PDF of the marketing materials for the conference. 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

2010 116

Snail Mail 101

Clutter Coach

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. You can download PDF copies and keep them on your computer. by Originally posted 2011-06-20 17:24:42. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Ah, the plague of the daily mail. Kind of like death and taxes, it’s inevitable. Here’s what’s in your mailbox: stuff to. delegate. act on. trash.

2014 109

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&#. Posted on 21 November, 2009 10:51 PM Anonymous If you send an iCalendar as a follow up to a meeting request, do you have the option of updating your calendar or is it just for passing on updated information (or as you suggested possibly adding an agenda)? If you want to update the calendar, you would have to make the changes in the meeting request directly.

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The Three Day Productivity Retreat Everyone Needs

Productivityist

A wall calendar. Whatever it is, get it down on a calendar. 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. Ryan is the creator of the blog, The ADHD NERD , a blog dedicated to helping people be more productive, successful and happy especially if they have ADHD.

2017 43

How To Track and Progress On Long-Term Goals

Simple Productivity Blog

Even if your “done” indicator is a date, you need to put a calendar date down for this project. Therefore, I will print to PDF the first three weeks’ worth of classes during the first week, and having a rolling window of offline material I can work from. Print to PDF the lesson for three weeks from now. Mondays are productivity days at SimpleProductivity blog. Reader Leonid emailed me to ask “how do you manage your annual goals and track progress?”

2012 149

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.

2010 125

A New Year Plan for Busy People

Productivityist

And setting aside that time can be a real problem – especially if you follow the calendar to start your year. If you do the math, that works out to 1.16% of the amount of the time left in the calendar year. There is also a Quickstart PDF that outlines the entire framework in one handy sheet that you can print out and put wherever you want. I want you to have a plan going into the next calendar year.

2015 58

No Budget for Training? Do It Yourself

Administrative Arts

Maybe it’s not a program, maybe it’s your filing system or your calendaring habits. For more information about working with Adobe pdf files, Wendy recommends these sites: [link]. Create PDF Files for Free. Today’s article is a guest post from Wendy Stoneman. In my time with my current employer, I’ve been involved in training a few of our new admins. At some point in their first year they generally ask about training.

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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How To Use The Foolscap Method To Move The Right Things Forward

Productivityist

Note: I highly recommend you not only check out the link above and review the PDF in its entirety but also the accompanying video, which you can watch here.). When I mapped out my upcoming talk for the BCHRMA , I used The Foolscap Method to break the talk into three distinct parts (Act One: Task/Time Management, Act Two: Email/Calendar Management; Act Three: The finale that ties everything together). "What is the Foolscap Method about?

2014 81

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

Productive & Organized

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. " Stephanie you are such a geek." " That is what I heard from her as we were talking on the phone.    OK! 

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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!

2010 152

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.

2010 133

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.

2010 133

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. 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?

The 3 Things Seinfeld Does That I’ve Built Into My Own Workflow

Productivityist

Brad Isaac shared details about the trick over at Lifehacker a few years back: (Seinfeld) told me to get a big wall calendar that has a whole year on one page and hang it on a prominent wall. I also use this trick to track my daily word count, but instead of going digital on that front I’m using my NeuYear Calendar. Get the ebook, audio program, and quickstart PDF for only $10 today by clicking here. I’ve made no secret of the fact that I used to work in comedy.

2014 46

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. 6) 1 podcast + 1 pdf of the article = 1 product. Next you can convert that original article into a video, audio or PDF and share it online. Earlier this week I was talking to a client about content creation for the marking of her business.    She mentioned wanting to start a podcast but she was not sure if she had enough ideas or time to make a go of it. 

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