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. You can use apps like PDF Merge and Split and ZonePDF to get the job done. Then, you can email yourself the results or share them with other team members.

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Review: Sonic PDF Creator (iOS)

Simple Productivity Blog

The makers of Sonic PDF Creator for iOS contacted me and asked me to do a review of their product. Since I had been struggling with getting attachments in email in native Microsoft Office format and the difficulty of reading them on the go, I was intrigued by a program for my phone that would allow me to create these attachments into PDFs on the fly. You select the attachment in your email, open it in Sonic PDF, and away you go. App: Sonic PDF.

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Tips for Being a Good Boss | Online Executive and Admin Assistant.

ProAssisting Blog

pdf format) and suggested that we create a white paper for bosses entitled “Defining Executive Excellence&# that might help bosses create a better working relationship with their assistants. Home Blog About Us Who we are About the Program Program Specifics Execs, HR Depts.

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Need To Create a PDF? Don't Have the Software? Don't Panic!

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Need To Create a PDF? This will enable you to create a PDF-like file where no one can manipulate information. Dont Have the Software? Dont Panic! By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, October 15, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Access , MS-Excel , MS-Outlook , MS-PowerPoint , MS-Word , Productivity Y ou receive an e-mail from your manager.

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Copying Tables, Pictures or Text in PDF Files to Other Sources

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Copying Tables, Pictures or Text in PDF Files to Other Sources By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, January 17, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Excel , MS-PowerPoint , MS-Word , Productivity D id your boss just ask you to copy a table, picture or text to another source of software, such as Microsoft Excel or Word ? If you want to copy text from a PDF file into another source, click on the following icon shown below.

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

Productive & Organized

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.

2011 169

A Look at Email: A MacSparky Field Guide

Productivityist

My friend and all-around smart guy David Sparks has released his latest MacSparky Field Guide and its subject is something that is near and dear to my heart: email. As with his prior works, David has put a lot of time, thought, and energy into Email: A MacSparky Field Guide.

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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). 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.

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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 know better shortcuts, shoot us an email! How to Use the Number Format (PDF) How to Display Numbers as Fractions 1.

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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). 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.

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Technology of the week – Pdfconverter.com

Practically Perfect PA

Although free, if you sign up for membership (which is also free) users can convert unlimited number of files, there are no delays between conversions, no queues and users can convert all pages of the document to PDF. This is a really simple website for PDF conversion.

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Technology of the week: Camscanner

Practically Perfect PA

The Camscanner App allows users to convert and save any document into a PDF using their mobile phone. Create PDF files for scans. Customise PDF page size: 10 page size options. What is Camscanner?

2015 158

Tips for Being a Good Boss & An Update

ProAssisting Blog

pdf format) and suggested that we create a white paper for bosses entitled “Defining Executive Excellence” that might help bosses create a better working relationship with their assistants. A member of ours recently read our white paper, “Defining Assistant Excellence” (.pdf

2010 650

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

ProAssisting partners with IngBoo for Link services!

ProAssisting Blog

pdf) that we’re putting out: “With all the different websites that have job postings out there, trying to stay on top of them on a daily basis takes a lot of time and energy&# , said Ethan Bull, CEO and Co-founder of ProAssisting.

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100+ Ways to Write a Great Resume Cover Letter

Dumb Little Man

As I got half way done typing, one of our company recruiters sends me an email. It came with a PDF containing a dozen or so resumes.

A Miracle Lasts Only 3 Days

Brilliantly Better

The full version of the book, including bonus chapters, in PDF, EPUB, and AZW. An email fast guide (PDF). A decluttering quickstart guide (PDF). Living the Good Life (PDF). Email Triage (PDF). A 128-page workbook (PDF).

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Cool Find of the Week – Carbonite iPhone App for Remote File Access

Andrea Kalli

But what I could do was email the file to myself and edit it on the iPhone with the document editing app I have (DocsToGo), then email the edited file to someone, so at least that’s something. txt files, pdf’s, presentations, spreadsheets, and probably several others. The ability to easily email any one of those files right from this app is AWESOME and makes this app completely worth downloading. Wowzers! I just discovered a very cool find for my iPhone.

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Cool Find of the Week – Carbonite iPhone App for Remote File Access

Andrea Kalli

But what I could do was email the file to myself and edit it on the iPhone with the document editing app I have (DocsToGo), then email the edited file to someone, so at least that’s something. txt files, pdf’s, presentations, spreadsheets, and probably several others. The ability to easily email any one of those files right from this app is AWESOME and makes this app completely worth downloading. Wowzers! I just discovered a very cool find for my iPhone.

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25 ways to get noticed on LinkedIn

Practically Perfect PA

Add your LinkedIn profile to your email signature. If you don’t currently have an up to date CV you can turn your LinkedIn profile into a PDF. Have you listed your email address or how people can get in touch with you? Congratulations! You have an ‘All Star’ LinkedIn profile.

2017 246

How to Create Lead Magnets That Convert

The Solopreneur Life

Here’s Ian Brodie’s “21-Word Email” offer. You do it with a lead magnet that gives your prospects critical knowledge — in exchange for their email address. Email addresses comprise the most valuable digital asset you can have: your list.

2015 211

Webinar Replay Helping Your Executive Maintain a Competitive Edge

Office Dynamics

While you were out email updates. The Gatekeeper’s Guide – Downloadable PDF. Comprehensive Travel Planning Guide – Downloadable PDF. Our webinar replay for Helping Your Executive Maintain a Competitive Edge is now available for viewing.

2016 237

On E-mail Blackouts.

Professional Assistant Blog

Hopefully, not too many of you were affected by the email system outages yesterday. In this case, commercial email services were affected, but the next time it could be your server at work. Fortunately, it’s easy these days to create backup email accounts. In a worst case scenario, you just jump over to your free web account and send out notices that your normal email is down temporarily. Home About Me Advertise On E-mail Blackouts.

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5 Awesome Productivity Apps for Android Phones

Productivity Bits

With Document Scanner , your smart phone can scan the paper and convert it to a PDF file, making it easy to send as an attachment in email or save to a file and stop worrying about losing the hard copy. You can upload the PDF to other productivity apps in your phone as well.

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The 1Password Emergency Kit: Version 3.0

Productivityist

is now a fillable PDF that looks and functions a lot better, and includes even more information that will come in handy if any sort of emergency arises. Note: Remember that you don’t have to put all of this information in 1Password, nor do you have to put it in this PDF.

2014 110

Resources for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

The office Professional is a monthly PDF magazine featuring news, information and advise for all administrative professionals. There are loads of links to other useful websites, including things like currency conversion and websites that convert word documents to PDF. Pin It.

2012 211

Ten tips on preparing board papers

Practically Perfect PA

I often had quite heated conversations with one of my managers about taking the board papers online or if that was too much of a leap just emailing them to board members. Scan the final board papers into a PDF format for future reference.

2014 219

Technology of the week – Haiku Deck

Practically Perfect PA

Think about how Microsoft Outlook has revolutionised diary and email management , we are so reliant on Outlook (and its equivalients) these days and we will be for a long time to come yet. Understanding technology has always been an important part of the assistant role.

2014 211

PowerPoint 2007 | 2 Steps To Hide The Movie Frame

Admins4Admins

Under Movie Tools, on the Options tab, in the Movie Options group, select the Hide During Show check box Click on the link below to download a printable step-by-step pdf. How To Hide A Movie Frame (PDF) As always, let us know if there are things you need help with.

Technology to help with minute taking

Practically Perfect PA

Noteshelf – Notes & PDF £3.99. Following the meeting, the notes and action points can again be emailed to the participants and synced with their task lists. About 10 years ago I used to manage 12 Committees as part of my role at the time.

2014 256

PhatWare Launches PhatPad for iPad – a Brainstorming and Collaboration Tool

Ian's Messy Desk

PhatPad turns an iPad into an brainstorming tool by enabling users to draw, write, and type on the iPad, then instantly share ideas via email, WiFi sync, Dropbox, or with PhatPad’s built-in presentation mode. File sharing either with WiFi or email. PhatPad documents can be synchronized with the desktop computer via iTunes or Dropbox, exchanged between two or more devices on the local WiFi network, printed, emailed, or exported to PDF.

17 Worst Resume Mistakes

Dumb Little Man

That is why most people prefer the PDF format for their resumes. PDF format appears the same on all computers. Your Email Address. Always give out a professional email address. Having a professional email id plays a significant role in your job selection. Whether you are a college student, a recent graduate or a job seeker, you must have, at least once in your lifetime, written a resume. Resume writing is tricky for everyone.

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Quiz: Are You Ethically Challenged?

Eat Your Career

Download the PDF version here >> Instructions. Email this to a friend? For some, ethics are black and white. For others, there are all kinds of grey areas. Perhaps you live by a strict moral code. Or maybe you just go on gut instinct.

2013 237

Quick Ways to Format Headers & Footers Word 2007: Back To Basics.

Admins4Admins

You can receive these updates automatically through email by clicking below: Subscribe to admins4admins.com by Email How To Add A Header 1. Click on the “INSERT” tab. How To Add A Header (PDF) How To Remove A Header 1. Click on the “INSERT” tab.

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Creating Powerful Presentations

Practically Perfect PA

You can create a presentation from scratch or upload it from a PDF. New images are added weekly and you can sign up to receive them via email. Again, Picjumbo is a website you sign up for and receive free photos via email.

2017 207

Creating Powerful Presentations

Practically Perfect PA

You can create a presentation from scratch or upload it from a PDF. New images are added weekly and you can sign up to receive them via email. Again, Picjumbo is a website you sign up for and receive free photos via email.

2017 207

8 Ways to Dramatically Boost Your Productivity While Traveling

Dumb Little Man

Cue up emails: When I know I’m going to have extended periods sitting at the gate or on the plane, I line work up so I know exactly what I need to accomplish while I’m in transit. Grab your free pdf e-book in the next second by signing up for the free newsletter.

2013 285

Today’s Admin Needs to Become a Mobile Office Pro

Office Dynamics

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. It is increasingly important to know how to work productively from anywhere, anytime.

2016 204

Pretty Planning

Tips From T. Marie

The Following is a Guest Post By: Sydnee Yates is a content writer for PDF Supply. When most of our days are filled with meetings, emails, errands, and chores, it can be a relief to sit back and make all those mundane tasks look pretty on a piece of paper.

2016 148

The ultimate app guide for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Whenever you receive confirmation emails from any bookings you can forward it to plans@tripit.com and they will add the details to the itinerary. Also you can share the plans with colleagues, family and friends either directly by email or through LinkedIn.

2013 267

Quiz: Are You a Team Player?

Eat Your Career

Download the PDF version here >> Instructions. Email this to a friend? Let’s face it: Everyone wants to be a team player. And most people think they are. But we know that’s not true.

2012 237

Is Your Job Getting You Down? Job Happiness Quiz

Eat Your Career

Download the PDF version here >> Instructions. Email this to a friend? I once read an interesting statistic about how work effects overall life happiness. It basically said that a good job won’t make you happy, but a bad job will make you unhappy.

2012 263

How Do You Spend Your Time?

Clutter Coach

It may be startling to find out exactly how much time you spend cruising around the internet or caught up in cross currents of email, but the idea isn't to make you feel bad. His tool, the Emergent Task Timer , is available as a free PDF download on his site (which has tons of great productivity information , too). Email flurries at certain times of day can mean that others are most easily contacted then, for example.

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