The Cost of Email Phishing

Dumb Little Man

When did email become the weakest link? How can you protect your organization from email phishing attacks? One out of every 99 emails is a phishing scam which means that every employee in your organization is getting almost 5 phishing emails every workweek.

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The Future (And History) of Phishing And Email Security

Dumb Little Man

That was when email was born. Because computer networks were so small and used by few people, email was not built with security in mind. billion email addresses worldwide never occurred to anyone. This oversight first led to spam and then email phishing.

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Understanding (And Countering) The Cost of Downtime

Dumb Little Man

While you can start investing in network and server monitoring, it’s also important to understand how we became so reliant on this technology and the cost of downtime. It usually costs over $10,000 for each hour of downtime. It ultimately affects learning and complex thoughts.

2019 224

Procrastination Carries Big Costs

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Procrastination Carries Big Costs Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on April 28, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. There are big costs to procrastination. Count the cost – I focus on what procrastination is costing me.

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Learn to Communicate With WARMTH

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Learn to Communicate With WARMTH Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on October 22, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Dale Carnegie said, “ It costs nothing, but creates much.

The Top Advantages of E-Learning You Might Not Know About

Dumb Little Man

With the advent of the internet and everything being almost fully available online, learning has changed. Now, almost anybody can easily learn even the most difficult skill right from the couch! Along the years, many remote learning centers have developed complete e-learning models with no brick and mortar school affiliated at all. This is why many people choose e-learning. What Exactly Is E-Learning? E-Learning Broken Down By Type. Email.

2018 152

Cost Effective Ways to Greenify Your Business

Eco-Office Gals

Therefore, as we explore some cost-effective ways to greenify your business, just keep in mind that we’re providing suggestions on how to make your company more energy efficient, which is not only better for the environment, but your budget too: Travel differently. Greenify.

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Sweet - SarcMark: A punctuation mark for sarcasm!

ProAssisting Blog

Office Managers E-Learning Modules Outline E-Learning Modules: Part 1 Contact Us Enrollment Login All Posts, Interpersonal Skills, (1) Comments Sweet - SarcMark: A punctuation mark for sarcasm! We’re gonna keep an eye on this one but given that it costs $1.99

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Learning from Failure: How Making Mistakes Can Change Your Life

Productivity Bits

W e are often told that we should avoid failure at all costs. Please signup to my email list to receive free updates from Productivity Bits. Your email will remain private. Personal Development it is ok to fail learn from failure learn from mistakes lessons of failureCopyright © 2011 Guest Author. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post. Of course, failing at something can be a very depressing experience.

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

Productivityist

For years I kept reading blogs, listening to interviews and watching TED talks, without implementing what I’d learned. That’s why today I’ll not only show you what you can do to learn something new every day, but also how to actually do something with it. where to find new things to learn, every single day, how to consume them without going into overdrive. You’ll feel a lot better about the things you do learn, because you’re actually backing them up with actions.

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WinWeb's Free Online Accounting Software Now With Cost Centre.

The Small Business Blog

Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. WinWeb’s Free Online Accounting Software Now With Cost Centre Functionality. do cost cutting.

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The Charge: Your Emotions – The Cost: Your Job

The Office Professionals Place

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 The Charge: Your Emotions – The Cost: Your Job I was reading a blog today about how a boss and an employee got into a heated argument that started in a morning meeting and then escalated into the afternoon.

2010 141

Tips for the Tourist in All of Us: The Savvy Admin’s Guide to Travel!

Office Dynamics

Share Ground Transportation: Sharing a taxi or town car with other attendees from your organization may be a cost-effective alternative. You may find the task light at the bedside table or desk area is necessary in order to enjoy reading in bed or to check emails at the desk.

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More Tips for Taming the Email Monster

Office Dynamics

Guest blogger, Alita Marlow Bluford continues her tips on taming the email monster. Taming the Email Monster (Continued). If an email is about scheduling an appointment and you are lucky enough to have an assistant, coach him/her on your schedule preferences and allow them to schedule for you. Now decide on four or five verbs you will use to define actions needed on your email. The idea is to keep your email moving. Make processing your email a habit!

Learn 5 Secrets to Put Procrastination Off Until Tomorrow!

Productive & Organized

» Learn 5 Secrets to Put Procrastination Off Until Tomorrow! You can overcome procrastination if you learn a few simple secrets.     You can get the special report at no cost here: Get Your Special Report: Priority Setting – Working on the Right Things. 

2010 216

More Tips for Taming the Email Monster

Office Dynamics

Guest blogger, Alita Marlow Bluford continues her tips on taming the email monster. Taming the Email Monster (Continued). If an email is about scheduling an appointment and you are lucky enough to have an assistant, coach him/her on your schedule preferences and allow them to schedule for you. Now decide on four or five verbs you will use to define actions needed on your email. The idea is to keep your email moving. Make processing your email a habit!

Simple 5-10 Minute Task That Could Save You Hours - Learn From My Mistake!

Productive & Organized

That simple lack of a search cost us hours. Affiliate Collateral - All of the pre-written tweets, facebook posts, emails and blog posts had to be updated.   I am sharing it because I want you to LEARN and TAKE ACTION from my mistake. Today, I'll share the story of the HOURS we lost in productivity that could have been saved by a simple 5-10 minute task. You see that graphic to the right? 

2012 183

Top 5 Tips for Learning More About Your Customers

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. E-Mail me or follow me. Build your own network! Benefits of Online Software for Small Business.

2010 156

Build An Email List From [Insert Networking Event] Contacts The Right Way

Denise Aday

See on Scoop.it - Virtual and Email Marketing Assistance. Trade show season is in full-swing this time of year Trade shows can be a cost effective way to showcase your business, learn new industry information and network with potential customers. The key to building an email marketing list is getting permission. Think about how you feel when unsolicited emails clutter your inbox. email marketing permission marketing ethical best practices Emphasis mine.

2013 40

Assistant Certifications: free webinar replay & handout

Office Dynamics

We had an incredible webinar event with over 1,300 assistants registered to learn more about why, as an administrative professional, they should consider a career certification. Is it possible to get a list of attendee email addresses to network after the webinar?

2015 261

Living Your BIG & Bold Life [Upcoming Event]

Office Dynamics

Learning Highlights. As an attendee, you’ll learn: Why “Superwoman Syndrome” is so prevalent for today’s working women and why it’s time to let it go. Instant access to the recorded program featuring Joan Burge (link will be emailed to all registered attendees).

2015 202

The Most Important Trait To Boost Your Productivity

Productivityist

To receive a free copy of the Career Advancement Toolkit, join the Project Management Hacks email newsletter. The key to advanced productivity lies in the power of learning. Back in 2011, I took the time to learn new techniques in Microsoft Excel through a course.

2015 107

Why The Drop In Productivity Is Not So Bad After All?

Productivity Bits

“Productivity falls in the spring by largest amount in nearly 4 years while labor costs rise.&#. The San Francisco Examiner states that “ American companies experienced the largest drop in workplace productivity this spring in nearly four years and a rise in labor costs, suggesting businesses may no longer be able to squeeze more work out leaner staffs.&# The San Francisco Examiner news adds, “ Unit labor costs rose 1.1 Your email will remain private.

2010 148

Cinch.fm Audio Service Shuts Down - Lessons We Can Learn on Customer Service & Not Counting on One Platform

Productive & Organized

Friday night I learned that one of my favorite pod-casting sites, Cinch.fm , was shutting down.    I was hit by the lack of customer service too, but we can certainly learn from this story; so that is what I'm going to share today. Provide Customer Service Even If The Service You Are Providing is No Cost.   Their email went out late on a Friday night, meaning that many of their users would not even see the note until Monday morning at the earliest. 

2012 137

Thank you for joining our Admin Blog-a-thon, what’s next?

Office Dynamics

Here’s a recap of just some of the amazing things that went on this year in celebration of you, Administrative Professionals: Executive Secretary Magazine sent out daily gifts from a variety of organizations specifically for administrative professionals learning benefit.

2015 151

A few lessons learned from new PayPal president David Marcus

Service Untitled

David Marcus, new president of PayPal who sent an email to Andy McMillan, creator of Build Conference in an ongoing dispute concerning a freeze on McMillan’s accounts for more than $64,000, is being called a publicity stunt. Overdraft covering shipping costs depleting fast.

2012 60

How to Appreciate the Pain of Financial Problems

Dumb Little Man

There are ramifications to our actions, and experiencing pain may be one’s only mechanism to learn what not to do. This point isn’t an endorsement of pain as much as it is an acknowledgment that pain is sometimes one’s preferred method of learning. Money Learning Failure

2011 285

The Top Skills Executives Want From Assistants Today

Office Dynamics

The most important ability an assistant has to learn to do is to figure out what NOT to do. Communications: When an assistant is writing an email on her executive’s behalf, acknowledge who you are communicating with and how you are communicating with them. I hope you are curious to learn more about the skills you need to truly be successful in the administrative profession.

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The R's Of Employee Motivation

Ian's Messy Desk

If you think your employee’s poor performance is costing you profit, instead of overhauling your employee roster, why not try motivating them to become better employees ? Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

2010 130

Guide to Membership Retention and Strategies

Andrea Kalli

Keeping these clients is always more cost effective than obtaining new members. This may include a two part content series that must be learned over two or more renewal periods.

2010 153

Your career and pizza - Part 1

ProAssisting Blog

A recent college grad trying to break into their chosen industry as an assistant could cut down the learning curve, build trust quickly and easily prove themselves IF they had the proper assistant training. Home Blog About Us Who we are About the Program Program Specifics Execs, HR Depts.

2010 769

Top 5 Tips for Using Technology for Marketing

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Learn how to use publishing software and create eye-catching promotional material. E-Mail me or follow me.

2010 184

Top 5 Biz-to-Biz Sales Tips

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. You need to convince them that you can help cut costs or beat the competition. E-Mail me or follow me.

2010 164

Top Reasons Why You Should Find A Virtual Assistant Today For Your Business

Dumb Little Man

Plus, you can choose from better options at lower costs. You Can Save On Your Operational Costs. There’s no need for you to spend on additional taxes, maintenance costs, and office space. Email Management.

2019 247

Why Good Copywriting Goes Bad: Ignorance | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Written by Agent X - 25 Comments When I get an email from pro copywriter Dean Rieck , I’m always happy. Later they learned that in Africa illiteracy is high, so companies put pictures on the product labels to show what’s inside. Recover from mistakes and learn from them.

2010 87

Good Practices for A Successful Dropshipping Business In 2019

Dumb Little Man

The pixel learns and, in time, finding the same niche customer became easier. The high return shipping costs makes returning the product to the shipper unviable. The return shipping costs are high.

2019 185

Why You Should Hire a Virtual Assistant

Jen Lawrence

All without the extra cost of traditional employees. Also, there are a plethora of things entrepreneurs need to do that they don’t necessarily need to learn how to do. Shoot me an email and we’ll chat!

2019 68

To Create Products and Services That People Want, Focus on Customer Gains

The Solopreneur Life

I n my 21 years as a solopreneur, I’ve learned that when I focus on customer pain and customer gains, I’m more likely to create products and services that people actually want to buy. Deliver lower costs? Email *.

2015 162

Three Reasons You Need to Convince Newbies They Need a Website.

Men With Pens

We want to learn more about the people we’re going to hire services from. One friend refers you to someone who only has an email address, a generic address like annepottertherapist@mail.com. Would you search online for Anne Potter before writing her an email?

2010 74

Effective Use of Technology: 7 Ways To Use Internet To Your Advantage

Dumb Little Man

Online Learning. When you think about it, learning has never been more accessible. And it’s enough to learn almost anything. For example, if you want to give back to the community, you can simply search NGO’s around you and connect to them via email.

2019 236

8 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Facebook Advertising

Dumb Little Man

Social media ads enable you to connect to a more targeted audience at lower costs and turn your followers into customers. You can view the range of analytics such as reach, number of clicks, cost per click, and cost per conversion.

2019 130

Clever Marketing by Kitchen Table Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. A lot can be learned here and if you have similar stories, why not tell us about them?

2007 141

5 Surefire Ways to Get Freelancing Clients | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Learn. You could try cold-calling (or cold-emailing), knocking on doors or praying to the freelancing fairies for some work, but there are some better techniques you can use that will be sure to get you clients in a hurry.

2010 65