Tools to Help Your Employees Work from Home

Dumb Little Man

There are numerous tools available online, both free and paid. Whatever it is you need, there’s almost always a tool available for it, like video conferencing tools, audio tools, productivity tools, and even project management templates. Tools for Productivity.

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

Dumb Little Man

You can improve your chances of success by exploiting personal productivity tools. These tools offer outstanding features that aid in creating tasks, setting timelines & reminders, performance tracking, time tracking, creating reports, team collaboration, file sharing, etc. With so many tools around, you may wonder what is the most popular personal productivity software to boost time management skills? Creating an account on LastPass is as easy as creating an email ID.

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Top Tips and Tools For Managing Emails

Office Organization Success

Earlier this week a client email me asking, “Do you have 2 separate email accounts, one for business and one for personal. That’s what I have right now, but I am wondering if I should merge my email into one account, my business account. ” This was a great question because I know many of you struggle with managing your emails on a day-to-day basis. What’s you current email system set up? How To Create An Effective Email Signature.

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Managing Emails Effectively: Tips on How to Maximize Email Use

Dumb Little Man

As a user, are you maximizing the use of email? Below are tips on managing emails effectively: E-mail Checking Time. Schedule what time you open your email, such as once a day or twice a day. Emails can distract you and having a schedule will enhance your productivity. For more professional emailing, marketers and sales professionals use email validation tool for email list clean up. Use filters to improve your email workflow.

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Email Management: 5 Top Tips for Managing Your Emails

Office Organization Success

I’m in email overload.” ” When I asked my subscribers recently what their biggest office headache is, email is right up there with the rest of them! Comments such as: “Emails – yikes!” ” “Responding to emails” “Managing email” “Email overload” Sound familiar? However, it can also hinder us, and this is particularly true in the case of emails. “Help!

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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. However with a bit of perseverance and re-thinking the way I worked, I found some great Gmail productivity tools that allow me to do pretty much the same as I used to do in Outlook. Email Signatures. Email Templates. It would automatically send them to my Outlook as emails.

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How I Process My Email (2019 Edition)

Simple Productivity Blog

How many emails are in your inbox? How much time do you spend scanning over emails that are already seen, thinking about what you have to do to each one? Inbox zero, which is not the number of emails in your inbox, minimizes the time you spend in your inbox. Today I share my current (as of 2019) method of processing email. I was at a co-worker's computer to help her with some code, and saw that she had 32,000+ emails in her inbox. Email Tools

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5 Essential Tools And Apps To Build Your Early Startup

Dumb Little Man

Quire is a simple, fast and lightweight task management tool made to help teams break down their ideas into smaller and smaller tasks, so they can tackle them one by one. You can forget all about the annoying back-and-forth emails because of this lifesaver. If you are struggling with building your startup, now is a good time to use one or more of the tools mentioned above. The post 5 Essential Tools And Apps To Build Your Early Startup appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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AMP for Emails as a New Word in Email Marketing

Small Business CEO

We even thought of reeducation as it seemed that the email marketer profession is about to extinct back then. Dozens of forecasts stated that outdated email format itself will be replaced by advanced new-fashioned communication channels. In March 2019, Google released AMP for Email. Since that day, things changed completely – and we, the email marketers, are not scared of the dark future anymore.…

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Why I Stopped Saying You Can’t Use Email to Manage Tasks

Productivityist

For years I’ve been a champion of steering clear of email when you’re trying to manage your tasks. Now I wouldn’t say that I’ve seen the light of day and realized that you can use any email app as a to do list – far from it. There are plenty of reasons why you wouldn’t want to use any old email app in that way. That app – the one that convinced me that an email app can function as a fantastic bridge between your communications and your tasks – is called Front.

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Effective communication tools

Practically Perfect PA

This particular skill has many facets and today I want to look at the various communication tools we can employ to make us better communicators. I’m talking telephones, emails, Whatsapp messages, face to face, homing pigeon etc. It is easy to misinterpret communication via email or over the phone. But, how do you make this an effective tool? Email Communication. What’s not to love about email?

2016 104

Gmail Email Management: Create Filters and Labels for Quick and Easy Email Organization

Office Organization Success

We all know that email is a huge source of overwhelm for many solopreneurs, and also one of the biggest time drains. However, email is essential to a solopreneur’s success, so you have to find a way of organizing your emails. If organized properly you’ll quickly and easily be able to: Focus on the top priority emails first. Skim your emails and see which ones need your attention. I have access to all of my emails! To a specific email address.

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Technology of the week: Canned Emails

Practically Perfect PA

What is Canned Emails? Canned Emails is a simple website that has a load of pre-written emails for a variety of circumstances from emailing in sick, letting down a supplier to breaking up with someone…(I promise I haven’t used it for this one. The website automatically opens my Outlook but otherwise you can simply copy and past the text into your own email and hit send. I sent you an email a little while ago. This is one of those tools.

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5-Step Checklist for Sending Out Email Broadcasts

Office Organization Success

Everything you do in your business, from responding to emails to working with clients, needs to be systemized and documented, so that it’s very easy to create a repeatable process in your business. One of the areas where I see this happening is in sending out your email broadcasts, whether you’re a do-it-yourself business owner, or whether you have a virtual assistant doing this for you. The wrong email template being used. Emails going out at the wrong time.

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Tools That Work: FollowUpThen.com

The Solopreneur Life

I want to give you a heads-up regarding a free email-reminder tool that I’ve begun using. If you struggle with remembering to get back to people on anything in your business or personal life, FollowUpThen makes it possible to easily schedule email follow-up reminders. To schedule the reminder, I sent an email that was addressed: feb12@followupthen.com. I filled in the subject line and included a note in the body of the email, and I sent the message.

2012 116

Gmail Email Management: Create Filters and Labels for Quick and Easy Email Organization

Office Organization Success

We all know that email is a huge source of overwhelm for many solopreneurs, and also one of the biggest time drains. However, email is essential to a solopreneur’s success, so you have to find a way of organizing your emails. If organized properly you’ll quickly and easily be able to: Focus on the top priority emails first. Skim your emails and see which ones need your attention. I have access to all of my emails! To a specific email address.

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Today, Your Email is an Engagement Tool – PointDrive Makes Sure it Stays that Way

Small Business CEO

The funny thing is, so many of us are still doing what worked 10 years ago: buying lists, cold calling, sending spammy sales emails. … Marketing email marketing email marketing tools pointdrive Gary Vaynerchuk repeatedly says that marketers need to do their thing in the year we live in. In other words, we need to focus on strategies that work today, not those that worked 10 years ago – or even just 2 years ago. It sounds like obvious advice, doesn’t it?

2014 87

4 Ways to Make Your Website an Effective Business Tool

Dumb Little Man

But what can you do to make your page more professional and a more effective business tool? See Also: 10 Tools To Improve Your Business Writing Skills and Grow In Your Career. Collect their email addresses. As most people who will come to your site will probably not buy your product, you’ll want to get the next best thing – their email address. Most people check their email several times a day. The place to collect people’s emails is above the fold.

2017 177

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? So how do you manage your work email with the huge number of emails coming to your inbox every day? Chances are that you spend almost an hour or even half a day managing your work email. Delete Unimportant Emails. Read Worthy Emails.

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How to Increase Shopify Sales with The 5 Best Tools for Beginners

Dumb Little Man

You’ll also need the right tools that can help you simplify your day-to-day management tasks. Before we get to those tools, here are some great reasons why you should consider Shopify: Great e-commerce platform (500,000+ people think so). 5 Tools to Help Increase Your Shopify Sales. Email marketing automation. Send cart recovery, follow up, retargeting emails. Automates email marketing campaigns. Cool Tools Money

2018 149

Automate Your Business! Top 5 Automation Tools

Office Organization Success

Over the years I have worked with many different automation tools (either in my own business or for my clients) that have helped to support an online solo business owner, and today I’d like to share my top five favorite ones with you. All of these tools I use in my own business today – and they’re a huge timesaver as well as creating a more streamlined and automated business for me.

2013 151

One Productivity Tool? Or Many?

Simple Productivity Blog

Somebody asked me recently what I thought of single solution productivity tools. They mentioned a particular software that had a calendar, task list, project list, and contacts, and you could read your email from within the software. Today we will look at the difference between single- and multi-tool productivity solutions. The post One Productivity Tool?

2015 158

Tips for Email Management

Jen Lawrence

Unsurprisingly, email tends to be most workers’ biggest headache. Whether it’s a burning desire to document everything or senders just like the ease of email, we are inundated with messages at all hours of the day. Well, first, start thinking of your inbox as a tool, not the bane of your existence. There are a lot of functionalities built into email clients to make our lives easier – we just have to discover them or actually use them.

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Tips for Email Management

Jen Lawrence

Unsurprisingly, email tends to be most workers’ biggest headache. Whether it’s a burning desire to document everything or senders just like the ease of email, we are inundated with messages at all hours of the day. Well, first, start thinking of your inbox as a tool, not a the bane of your existence. There are a lot of functionalities built into email clients to make our lives easier – we just have to discover them or actually use them.

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Gmail Email Management: Create Filters and Labels for Quick and Easy Email Organization

Office Organization Success

We all know that email is a huge source of overwhelm for many solopreneurs, and also one of the biggest time drains. However, email is essential to a solopreneur’s success, so you have to find a way of organizing your emails. If organized properly you’ll quickly and easily be able to: Focus on the top priority emails first. Skim your emails and see which ones need your attention. I have access to all of my emails! To a specific email address.

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Email: The Tool No Successful Marketer Can Be Without

Small Business CEO

The invention of email has undoubtedly changed the way we interact as a society. “Today, email remains one of the most effective and widely used marketing channels, and it continues to evolve. According to Direct Line Blog , “Like the telephone, email has undergone radical transformations since its inception.” This study collected data on approximately 8 billion emails sent by more than 125,000 companies over two 10-day periods in 2013 and 2014.…

2014 62

Outlook Tip: Create Rules and Folders for Simple Email Management

Office Organization Success

Do you get a ton of emails each day? If this is you, then read on for some tips on organizing your Inbox so that you spend less time sifting through the junk and more time on the emails that need your attention now! These tips below are based on using Outlook and Outlook Express, but if you don’t use either of these email programs, just let me know the one that you do use and I’ll find out how to do it! Related article: 5 Top Tips for Managing Your Emails.

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Email Expectations: Getting Executives and Assistants to See Eye-to-Eye

Office Dynamics

In the modern business world, email is a constant force pressing upon us. Email isn’t restricted to typical working hours. Email is a common area where Executives and Assistants often have different ideas regarding expectations, and this can result in a lot of frustration on both sides. In our recently published Guide, Executives and Assistants: Working In Partnership , we explore a variety of issues that pertain to managing email, including that of setting expectations.

2016 129

4 Top Project Management Tools

Office Organization Success

Just because some of these project management tools have all these fancy bells and whistles don’t go assuming they’re the best. Sometimes the simpler tools are the best ones. Good ole’ Google calendars are a really quick and simple project management tool. You can have a daily agenda emailed to you so you know what you need to focus on on that particular day. This tool works really well when there’s a team of you. Again this is another great tool that I like.

Top 3 Mistakes Made When Selecting a Task Management Tool

Jen Lawrence

We google “best task management tools” and pick the one with the best reviews. Except, two weeks later, we have a rush of work, and life gets a little hectic, and that task management tool… ugh! MISTAKE #1: Not considering the tools you already have.

2020 52

How to Write an Effective Email Subject Line

Jen Lawrence

Over my 15+ years as an administrative professional and project manager, I found one tool to be indispensable for getting the answers I need and crossing things off my list. And that is… using the email subject line. Happy emailing!

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FollowUp.cc > Very Cool Email Reminder Tool

Denise Aday

Here’s a handy email reminder tool I’ve been trying out since last week: Followup.cc (Thank you, WebWorkerDaily.). Whenever you have an email containing an action item for later – whether a reply or some other type follow-up – you can forward it to [VALUE]@followup.cc. You’ll receive a reminder email at the designated day and/or time. If you’ve left the subject line intact, the reminder will attach to the same email thread.

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5 Tools to Help You Automate Your Work

Office Dynamics

This is what has led to various discoveries and developments of tools that automate work. Choosing the right tool might mean selecting the best fax machine , which refers to choosing optimum working capacity for your work flow. The tools discussed here have the potential to give individuals and organizations a highly effective turnaround in work output and general achievement in tasks. IFTT is one of the tools that are making automation even more interesting.

2017 129

Outlook Tip: Create Rules and Folders for Simple Email Management

Office Organization Success

Do you get a ton of emails each day? If this is you, then read on for some tips on organizing your Inbox so that you spend less time sifting through the junk and more time on the emails that need your attention now! These tips below are based on using Outlook and Outlook Express, but if you don’t use either of these email programs, just let me know the one that you do use and I’ll find out how to do it! Related article: 5 Top Tips for Managing Your Emails.

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Email Newsletter: 3 Alternatives to an Ezine

Office Organization Success

This can very easily be done with a service like BYO Audio, who make it really easy for you to add audio to your emails. Get your fr.ee “Office Organization Success Toolkit” plus how-to articles, resources, tips, and tools at [link]. This article was inspired by a conversation I had today with a client; in fact this isn’t the first time I’ve had a similar conversation with clients, so I thought I’d share my response to them with you.

2012 195

Top 5 Remote Working Tools

Office Organization Success

So today I’d like to share with you my top five remote working tools that allow me to get out of my office but still have access to all my “stuff” as though I’m sat in my office. Gmail – I’m a die-hard Outlook fan and really don’t like the Gmail setup; however for when I can’t be in my office but still need access to my emails and calendar, Gmail is a great way for me to access that information.

2011 144

How To Handle Hundreds Of Emails In Just One Hour

Productivityist

As a result, my email went from around 30 a day to well over 150. I already knew the theories of inbox zero, yet here I was, drowning in email. This made finding a specific email very time consuming. Then I brainstormed how I was going to deal with hundreds of emails a day. This method is tested with over 150 emails a day right down to 30. In fact, it works so well that even with 150 emails a day, I spent no more than 60 minutes a day in e-mail.

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Why Email Marketing Tools Are Costing You More Than You Think

Small Business CEO

The email marketing software that may have once worked for you has become yesterday’s legacy tool for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs). That’s how email marketing tools promote their value. … Marketing email marketing marketing costsAs technology and consumer expectations evolve at dizzying rates, now is the time to reboot (or at least re-think) the way you approach your marketing.

2016 54

How to Automate Email Campaigns Using Automation360

Small Business CEO

Saying ‘hello’ on social media or sending random emails is not enough anymore, because everybody does that. For successful business, you need an email marketing strategy that will make your email campaign stand out. If you’re looking for a new way of automating your email campaigns, please welcome Automation360. … Information Technology Marketing email marketing email marketing automation marketing tools

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Top 10 Productivity Tools For Chromebook

Productivity Bits

Top 10 Productivity Tools For Chromebook. People prefer Gmail for their email needs on the go. This is “must&# tool for the Chromebook. Wanting to send a large file to a client or co-worker but your email web client does not allow you to attach it because of its large size? Email Game – puts fun in email. Please signup to my email list to receive free updates from Productivity Bits. Your email will remain private.

2011 162

These Tools Make Personal Branding Easy and Affordable

Dumb Little Man

Then, you sent your follow-up email and wait. There are a lot of personal branding tools you can use to make the process easier and more affordable. Use tools like Hubspot ’s topic generator to help with content ideas. There are several tools that make logo design straightforward. Use tools like BrandYourself to help you manage and track Google results tied to your name. This tool will notify you when new results arise. Career Cool Tools

2017 161

Batching Work: Your Productivity Super Tool

Jen Lawrence

Being productive isn’t something you just “are” Productivity stems from having numerous tools in your toolbox to tackle the hundreds of tasks that get thrown at us every week. We get out the tools we need to complete a job. Emails – We hear this a lot but somehow seem to struggle to release ourselves from the constant beckoning of the email notification.

2019 52

How A Simple Email Signature Can Get You More Clients

Office Organization Success

Whenever you receive an email from me you will ALWAYS see my contact information at the bottom and know exactly how you can get in touch with me. You will see: My name. My email address (with an active hyperlink). But do you have all of your contact information on the bottom of all of your emails? And why is it so important that you have an email signature? It’s a good marketing tool. Your basic email signature should contain: Your name.

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