Email Triage: What it is and how it can help you

ProAssisting Blog

Now I’ll detail how I use email triage with the hope that you see a use for this technique in your dealings with both work and personal emails to “maximize email success in the shortest time period&#. On Sunday evenings, I log onto my work email from home to take a peak at my inbox and perform my initial round of email triage so I don’t feel caught off guard come Monday morning bright and early when I boot up my computer at work.

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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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Essential Tips On How to Manage Work Emails Without Losing Productivity

Dumb Little Man

Did you know that an average professional receives close to 121 emails a day? Now if this is the number of emails an average professional receives, what about your work email? Hundreds of emails, right? Delete Unimportant Emails. Read Worthy Emails.

2020 182

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. Unfortunately, most people rely on their email program to filter out such messages. 51% of attacks are links that prompt the download of malware which can cause an average of $2.4

2019 177

So you wanna be a Virtual Assistant (VA)?

ProAssisting Blog

Submitted by Ethan on January 12, 2010 at 03:39 PM Beyond the e-learning modules, downloadable templates/checklists and resources that we provide to our enrollees, the other main component of our training is the member forum where they put us through our paces and ask us anything that comes up in either their job search or while working as assistants. Click here to listen to or download the.mp3 interview To listen now, just click the link.

2010 603

Could technology make Assistants obsolete?

ProAssisting Blog

Submitted by Ethan on February 05, 2010 at 01:05 PM Just downloaded a new app for my iPhone that the maker calls, “The Personal Assistant in your Phone.&# Digg Email Facebook Google Reddit StumbleUpon Technorati TwitThis Comments The Assistants Toolkit - Free Assistant Training Join ProAssistings free 10-part assistant training series delivered weekly to your inbox: CLICK HERE TO JOIN NOW! Download our free white paper, "Defining Assistant Excellence".

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You Can Steal Time Back From Email - Productive & Organized

Stephanie LH Calahan

Work With Stephanie « Productivity in Bite Sized Pieces - Weekly #Cinch Audiocast Review | Main | Caffeine-Free Ways to Increase Focus & Attention » You Can Steal Time Back From Email A few days ago I received an email from a reader.  As a busy division manager, I frequently find myself wasting time checking, reading and responding to email. " Email is something that many of us struggle with.  But email takes up so much time!

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Sweet - SarcMark: A punctuation mark for sarcasm!

ProAssisting Blog

Submitted by Ethan on January 15, 2010 at 04:51 PM I can’t tell you how many times I’ve read an email, IM, Facebook post or comment online and not known if the person writing the remark was serious or not. Most of the time I don’t even know them personally, just via email with no handle on their personalities so it’s hard to tell. to download (why not free?), Digg Email Facebook Google Reddit StumbleUpon Technorati TwitThis Comments #1.

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Tips for Managing Incoming Emails from Customers

Andrea Kalli

While ten years ago, managing email could have been a secondary consideration, today it is absolutely vital to keep customers and clients in the loop through rapid, prompt email support. Service businesses will always need to devote more time to emails than product-based businesses. Despite these differences, there are some important email management tips that can apply to any online business. Limit your daily email quota.

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7 Tips for Writing an Email Message

Daily Writing Tips

What’s so difficult about writing an email? That’s the problem: It’s too easy, and you should take care that a professional message is just that — especially if you use email primarily for social interaction and are unaccustomed to sending business emails. If you write professional emails from a personal address rather than a company account, use a professional-looking address. Original Post: 7 Tips for Writing an Email Message.

2013 85

Procrastination, Email, Multi-Tasking, Family Management, Soc.

Stephanie LH Calahan

Work With Stephanie « Start the New Year off with a New Focus on Your Personal Affairs | Main | Listen Live to Stephanie on Edge of Change - Interview with the Experts #Productivity #Organization » Procrastination, Email, Multi-Tasking, Family Management, Soc Media Backup Etc. Electronic Information - Email and Social Media E-Mail Efficiency - Cleaning Out Your Inbox [link] -- Cathy Sexton offers some fast and easy tips to manage your inbox.  

2011 147

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. Join my email list here if you want to get an email when a new episode goes live.

2021 78

The Assistant's Toolkit - ProAssisting's free assistant training.

ProAssisting Blog

Put your name and email in the form below and hit the ‘submit’ button. Digg Email Facebook Google Reddit StumbleUpon Technorati TwitThis Comments The Assistants Toolkit - Free Assistant Training Join ProAssistings free 10-part assistant training series delivered weekly to your inbox: CLICK HERE TO JOIN NOW! Download our free white paper, "Defining Assistant Excellence". Home Blog About Us Who we are About the Program Program Specifics Execs, HR Depts.

2010 612

Postbox: A Powerful Cross-Platform Email Client [Review]

Productivityist

Productivityist.com by Mike Vardy Start Here Archives Store Contact Postbox: A Powerful Cross-Platform Email Client [Review] Posted on 08/30/2012 // 8 Comments It turns out that when I decided to search for a new e-mail app of choice , that Postbox won out. It is perhaps the most powerful email app out there – for any platform. Having a similar type of feature in my email app of choice is simply more than I could have hoped for when I embarked on this quest.

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Ep 108: Jennifer Brown on Creating Inclusive Workplaces

Go Burrows

In this episode, Jennifer talks about working with a fully remote team, email management from the executive’s perspective, and how executive assistants can help cultivate an inclusive workplace. Join my email list here if you want to get an email when a new episode goes live.

2021 66

Ep 111: Kaleen Skersies – EA to CEO at Parcion Private Wealth

Go Burrows

Download the first 3 chapters of The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of Game-Changing Assistant for FREE here or buy it on Amazon or Audible. Join my email list here if you want to get an email when a new episode goes live. You can email me at podcast@leaderassistant.com.

2021 61

Seth's Blog: Eight email failures (and questions for those that want to do better)

Denise Aday

See on Scoop.it - Email Marketing Virtual Assistant. A friend sent out an email blast (I hate that word, for good reason) to his ample address book to promote a new project and got a lot of blowback for it. If you offer a free download and intend to follow with ongoing emails of any kind, tell people so up front! email marketing virtual assistant virtual assistance best practices

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Swipe File: Winning Confirmation, Thank You, and Welcome Messages

Denise Aday

You’ve already made your signup offer enticing enough for someone to submit their email address (and perhaps more). The default copy provided by MailChimp and other email service providers for setting up our signup pages and messages is the bare minimum — a good guideline and starting point. Below are some stand-out examples of pages and emails that do just that. Opt-in Confirmation Emails – sent when a signup form is submitted.

2015 66

10 tips to tidy up your inbox

Practically Perfect PA

So it goes without saying that you get tons of emails, oh and your Executive probably gets tons of emails too! One area that is my absolute weak spot is email. I am guilty of being an email addict and spending unnecessary amounts of time reading, replying and filing my emails. Set up a free email address (Hotmail or Gmail for example) that you can use for newsletters, updates, subscriptions etc. I’ve written about my email filing system before.

2017 148

Top 3 Gmail Productivity Tools

Office Organization Success

My main reason was because, as I seem to be doing a lot of traveling lately, I wanted to be able to access my email on the go, especially from my laptop as I take it with me when I travel. Email Signatures. Problem: One of my biggest frustrations at first was that Gmail didn’t put my email signature at the bottom of my messages; instead it put it at the bottom of the conversation thread. Email Templates. It would automatically send them to my Outlook as emails.

2012 193

IVAA summit – day 1 – morning tidbit – #ivaa10

Andrea Kalli

Complete the New Client Questionnaire Subscribe to the Blog by Email Subscribe to the Blog by RSS 10 Most Popular Posts More silly little alt code symbols for Twitter - 35 comments Time to Jazz Up Your Website Social Buttons? -

2010 116

Last day at IVAA summit – day 3 – tidbit audio – #ivaa10

Andrea Kalli

Complete the New Client Questionnaire Subscribe to the Blog by Email Subscribe to the Blog by RSS 10 Most Popular Posts More silly little alt code symbols for Twitter - 35 comments Time to Jazz Up Your Website Social Buttons? -

2010 109

Swipe File: Winning Confirmation, Thank You, and Welcome Messages

Denise Aday

You’ve already made your signup offer enticing enough for someone to submit their email address (and perhaps more). The default copy provided by MailChimp and other email service providers for setting up our signup pages and messages is the bare minimum — a good guideline and starting point. Below are some stand-out examples of pages and emails that do just that. Opt-in Confirmation Emails – sent when a signup form is submitted.

2015 40

IVAA summit – day 2 – audio tidbit – #IVAA10

Andrea Kalli

Complete the New Client Questionnaire Subscribe to the Blog by Email Subscribe to the Blog by RSS 10 Most Popular Posts More silly little alt code symbols for Twitter - 35 comments Time to Jazz Up Your Website Social Buttons? -

2010 100

IVAA summit in Phoenix – day 1 – evening tidbit – #ivaa10

Andrea Kalli

Complete the New Client Questionnaire Subscribe to the Blog by Email Subscribe to the Blog by RSS 10 Most Popular Posts More silly little alt code symbols for Twitter - 35 comments Time to Jazz Up Your Website Social Buttons? -

2010 100

Customize Your Zoom Background for Your Home Business

Tips From T. Marie

Your email address gives you access to four virtual backgrounds that can be used to customize your Zoom background for your home business. Email Consent to Share Email in Exchange for Free Backgrounds I agree to have my email address added to T.Marie Hilton's newsletter list.

2020 224

Uncover the Source of Your Information Overload with Xerox’s Business of Your Brain App

Productivity Bits

For security reason, I couldn’t use this plugin because it is not an approved app for use in my work’s email (I use Gmail / Yahoo for my personal email). At least at Xerox, it controls our email, our calendars, and our contacts – constantly feeding our information frenzy. It’s a free desktop application that analyzes your Microsoft Outlook emails and calendar notices to help identify the distractions that take you away from your real business.

2011 169

Excel 2007 | How To Put In Error Bars

Admins4Admins

We provided both step-by-step instructions you can download as well as screen shots of each step. Click here to receive updates automatically: Subscribe to admins4admins.com by Email HOW TO PUT IN ERROR BARS IN EXCEL 1. DOWNLOAD THE STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS HERE: How To Put In Error Bars In Excel (PDF) Share this on del.icio.us

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Pay Your Bills

Clutter Coach

Remember: Don’t click on links from bank emails! I do recommend downloading the PDF version if you want to keep a record. I use email reminders in iCal to pay my bills twice a month. Email Mail Paperby Originally posted 2012-02-16 14:10:31. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Next week is National Pay Your Bills Week. Isn’t that exciting? Okay, so it’s not. It’s important though.

2015 109

Six Easy Ways to Format Numbers In Excel

Admins4Admins

If you need to, download the pdf at the bottom of each set of instructions to help you learn with pictures. If you’d like these to be sent to you automatically through email, click here: Subscribe to admins4admins.com by Email Our mission is to help you learn Excel easily and as fast as you can. If you know better shortcuts, shoot us an email!

2009 52

4 Ways to Boost Your Gmail Productivity for Good

Productivityist

To make this post even more effective, you can grab a special report that helps you to improve your email (Gmail) productivity. Click here to download it! I got my first email account in 1994. Back then, using email was exciting but somewhat complicated. I didn’t have access to a fancy-looking graphical interface and it took a bit of effort to open my email inbox ( telnet , Pine , anyone?). Take an email vacation. Find the email you want to filter.

2015 87

Ep 113: Elissa Berg – Executive Assistant to the President of Luxe Hotels

Go Burrows

Download the first 3 chapters of The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of Game-Changing Assistant for FREE here or buy it on Amazon or Audible. Join my email list here if you want to get an email when a new episode goes live. You can email me at podcast@leaderassistant.com.

2021 83

Click to Read More… Are You Up For It?

Office Organization Success

Recently I posted an article about how often you should email your list , and it generated quite a few comments from my readership – one comment in particular stood out, and that is the fact that more and more ezine publishers these days are making you click through to their blog if you want to continue reading their article. Share and Enjoy: Online Marketing email marketing ezine search engine optimization seo

2009 140

Ep 104: Dayne Shuda on Written Communication, Working Remotely, and Fighting Burnout

Go Burrows

Download the first 3 chapters of The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of Game-Changing Assistant for FREE here or buy it on Amazon or Audible. Join my email list here if you want to get an email when a new episode goes live. You can email me at podcast@leaderassistant.com.

2021 81

Ep 115: Suzie Flynn – Mindset & Business Coach for Virtual Assistants

Go Burrows

Download the first 3 chapters of The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of Game-Changing Assistant for FREE here or buy it on Amazon or Audible. Join my email list here if you want to get an email when a new episode goes live. You can email me at podcast@leaderassistant.com.

2021 71

Ep 112: Karen Isaacs – Director of Administrative Staffing at The Goodkind Group

Go Burrows

Download the first 3 chapters of The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of Game-Changing Assistant for FREE here or buy it on Amazon or Audible. Join my email list here if you want to get an email when a new episode goes live. You can email me at podcast@leaderassistant.com.

2021 52

Ep 116: Lucia Landini on Happiness at Work

Go Burrows

Download the first 3 chapters of The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of Game-Changing Assistant for FREE here or buy it on Amazon or Audible. Join my email list here if you want to get an email when a new episode goes live. You can email me at podcast@leaderassistant.com.

2021 52

Ep 118: Monique Helstrom on Communication

Go Burrows

Download the first 3 chapters of The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of Game-Changing Assistant for FREE here or buy it on Amazon or Audible. Join my email list here if you want to get an email when a new episode goes live. You can email me at podcast@leaderassistant.com.

2021 52

Working From Home? 7 Cybersecurity Tips to Keep in Mind

Dumb Little Man

Beware of Suspicious Emails. Data incidents commonly happen because people open emails from senders either outside their company or who’ve hacked their boss email account and pose as the genuine sender—but aren’t. How to identify such emails? Avoid Downloading Random Apps.

2020 233

Ep 114: Tara Sims – Sr. Manager of Administrative Services at Comcast

Go Burrows

Download the first 3 chapters of The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of Game-Changing Assistant for FREE here or buy it on Amazon or Audible. Join my email list here if you want to get an email when a new episode goes live. You can email me at podcast@leaderassistant.com.

2021 63

Ep 109: Melissa Smith – Bestselling Author and Founder of the Association of Virtual Assistants

Go Burrows

Download the first 3 chapters of The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of Game-Changing Assistant for FREE here or buy it on Amazon or Audible. Join my email list here if you want to get an email when a new episode goes live. You can email me at podcast@leaderassistant.com.

2021 70

Ep 117: Cathy Rong – Lead Executive Assistant at Complex Network

Go Burrows

Download the first 3 chapters of The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of Game-Changing Assistant for FREE here or buy it on Amazon or Audible. Join my email list here if you want to get an email when a new episode goes live. You can email me at podcast@leaderassistant.com.

2021 52

8 Reasons Why You Should Work for a Tough Boss

ProAssisting Blog

Digg Email Facebook Google Reddit StumbleUpon Technorati TwitThis Comments #1. JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on April 30, 2010 Tough bosses with respect are the best to learn from as an administrative assistant. #4. Download our free white paper, "Defining Assistant Excellence". Home Blog About Us Who we are About the Program Program Specifics Execs, HR Depts.

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