Why a Single Phone Line is All You Need

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TheMarq A Human Perspective on Business and Life Why a Single Phone Line is All You Need Technology Review I’m writing today about the use of a single phone line for all business and/or personal phone and SMS communication.

Choose Your Method of Communication Effectively – Email, Phone, In.

The Office Professionals Place

Monday, October 19, 2009 Choose Your Method of Communication Effectively – Email, Phone, In-person, “Snail&# Mail/Memos Have you ever received an email from someone who just started at the company asking you to do something and you haven’t been introduced?

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The Great Calendar Debate - Paper or Electronic - 21 Experts Weigh.

Productive & Organized

  One item frequently purchased at this time of year is a calendar or planner for the upcoming year.    Some say the traditional paper planner is the best, while others swear by their smart-phone or on line tool.  Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

Miscommunication, Misfiled, and Misplaced = Misrepresentation

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Sunday, August 22, 2010 Miscommunication, Misfiled, and Misplaced = Misrepresentation A work day consists of filing, answering phones, greeting visitors, and a host of communication efforts with coworkers, supervisors, and customers, plus other duties and responsibilities that can get overwhelming.

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Looking for Great Deals For Your Office?

Professional Assistant Blog

By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, October 21, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity A re you the person that purchases stationary and other items for your department? There are some companies that, unfortunately, don’t allow for purchases such as stationary , fax machines , toner , etc. Home About Me Advertise Looking for Great Deals For Your Office?

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Cost Effective Ways to Greenify Your Business

Eco-Office Gals

You can communicate via email; you can use things like Google Docs, Adobe and e-Signature to send documents and contracts; even faxes can be sent and received online thanks to companies like FaxZero and MyFax. Purchase Energy Star products. Greenify.

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E-Waste Tips: What To Do With Old Tech Gadgets

Dumb Little Man

You can drop your fax machines, shredders, tablets, and phones at Staples. Call2Recycle is a great option because it accepts batteries and old cell phones. You can get phone line credits or gift cards for returning certain items instead of throwing them out.

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31 Ways to Be Less Wasteful In the Office

Eco-Office Gals

Purchase a water cooler instead of bottled water. Take out warranties when purchasing machinery and equipment. Purchase sturdy, high quality tables and chairs that will last longer. A combo fax machine, printer, photocopier and scanner uses less energy.

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13 Ways You Should be Using Your Smartphone for Business

Tips From T. Marie

We all know about texting, calling and emailing from our phones, but are you collaborating from it as well? With a plethora of collaboration tools online, it’s as simple as finding one with an awesome phone app that works for your business. I know, not all of us can snap photos on our phones like the Insta-famous. Take advantage of our video-centric times by creating your own videos right on your phone. Scan and Fax Email.

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Simple Things You Can Do to Go Green in Your Business

Productive & Organized

When purchasing new equipment, pay attention to the energy rating.   When possible, purchase biodegradable or recyclable products or products made from recycled materials.    Start with something like electronic faxes.  Reduce -- Reuse -- Recycle. 

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Find a CRM (Client Relationship Management) System that Fits Your Needs

Productive & Organized

Finding the right CRM software/system -- like many purchases we make for our business -- is not always simple and I'm sure that I can't solve this question in one blog post. single entry from my mobile phone, online or via my email  integration with social media (e.g.

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8 Ways The Internet Has Simplified Your Life

Simple Productivity Blog

Now we have apps on our phones that allow us to comparison shop right in the store! I have also purchased things from other countries, such as lanyards for a Girl Scout event, or the USB-powered lava lamp (it’s a long story). Whether it is email, documents, faxing (on its way out), instant message or computer conferencing, you can now communicate in a fraction of the time it used to take. You know, when normal people would use the phone.

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New job, new culture, new language

Laughing all the Way to Work

You have to learn a whole new way of doing things, from how to log onto the computer to filling out a purchase order form. Even though they can seem like small things, at the beginning you are trying to do your best to impress and can feel a bit helpless when the phone rings and you realize you don't know how to answer it. I also included instructions on how to use some of the equipment that I needed to use such as the telephone, photocopier and fax.

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6 Tips to Save You Time and Wasted Effort - Productive & Organized

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Purchase several cans of spam.brand optional. Network with Stephanie or Connect with Your Smart Phone Become a Fan Follow this blog Categories News & Updates! family of sites · 8 Shoreline, Suite 100, Bloomington IL 61704 TEL 309.663.1360 · FAX 309.422.7665

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12 Business Productivity Tools They Can Not Live Without.

Productive & Organized

Work With Stephanie « Link Lineup: Time Management, Org Tools, Focus Concentration and Top Mobil Phone Apps | Main | Are you Time-challenged Tim or Non-productive Nancy? Smart Phone!! My favorite is: The iPhone although any smart phone will do. And it's a PHONE!

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Do You Hate Your To-Do List? Try This Instead - Productive & Organized

Productive & Organized

  I've tried my phone and outlook, but I find that I don't even look at those lists.  SOLUTION TO TRY THE 3x5 CARD METHOD Go to the store and purchase some 3x5 cards.  Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You?

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Digital Detox

The Office Professionals Place

I was online completing a form that required a phone number and I didn’t have the phone number handy, while I was conducting a search on the internet, my friend got a regular phonebook and found the phone number before my page could load to show me the results of my search.

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Labelling The Features In Microsoft Word

Professional Assistant Blog

With my department, we purchase labels from another source and on the back of the label box shows the Avery type label with a 4 digit number.

Rather Listen? Productive & Organized Goes Audio in 3 Different.

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Productivity & Organization on iTunes With the purchase of my iPhone in December I became acquainted with iTunes (I know, I'm a bit behind the times with this one.)  Network with Stephanie or Connect with Your Smart Phone Become a Fan Follow this blog Categories News & Updates!

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Self Defense for Admins

The Office Professionals Place

A good office professional must be able to greet clients, answer phones, and interact pleasantly, politely, and cordially. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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Are you Ga Ga For Google?

The Office Professionals Place

GOOG-411 –Find and get phone numbers, addresses, etc for businesses iGoogle – personalize your homepage with things you can use (games, weather, horoscopes, tips for the day, to do lists, calendar, and for you sports fans get updates of scores from your favorite sports games).

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Top 9 Mistaken Organizing Statements

Productive & Organized

" If you purchase organizing containers and tools without knowing how you are going to use them, it is likely that the containers will become clutter!    Then identify specific containers and tools that are needed to complete a project and purchase them. Network with Stephanie or Connect with Your Smart Phone Become a Fan Follow this blog Categories News & Updates! Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You?

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Avoid Conference Call Catastrophes

The Office Professionals Place

It is impolite to blurt out or cut people off, you wouldnt do it in an in person meeting, dont do it on a phone call. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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

Professional Assistant Blog

If you are interested in purchasing a copy, you can find Adobe Acrobat products here. Home About Me Advertise Need To Create a PDF? 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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You Can Be the Leader You Were Born to Be

The Office Professionals Place

Follow-up does not mean frequent phone calls, emails, meetings, or standing over someone’s shoulder. Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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Restaurant Reservations - Find An Open Table Online!

Professional Assistant Blog

It even provides you with a detailed map of the location, you can purchase flowers for the person that you are dining with and you can even earn dining rewards points towards a gift certificate for the choice of restaurant that’s part of this site. So next time you want to make a reservation via phone, hang it up and try OpenTable.com instead! Home About Me Advertise Restaurant Reservations - Find An Open Table Online!

What Are You Thankful For?

The Office Professionals Place

We all know how difficult it can be to maintain a realm of sanity in the workplace when the phone is constantly ringing, clients are popping in and out of the office, a project is due, and you have a supervisor who is behaving like a ‘helicopter mom.’

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Free ACT! (CRM) Video Tutorials

Professional Assistant Blog

If you’re looking to purchase ACT! Home About Me Advertise Free ACT! CRM) Video Tutorials By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, October 29, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity A re you using ACT! as your client relationship manager (CRM)? Did your boss just decide to install it on his/her system and yours then told you, "Read the manual, were going to be using this from now on"? for your company, click here. This same thing happened to me as well as one of my readers.

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Contest: Best Stress Tips - Win $1500

Professional Assistant Blog

No purchase is necessary to enter, so why not try your luck! Home About Me Advertise Contest: Best Stress Tips - Win $1500 By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, October 02, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity D o you feel stressed at work? Do you feel that you need to relieve yourself of daily stressors whenever you have the time (which Im sure isnt too often)? People get stressed all of the time. I do too, so dont feel that you are alone.

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Tired of Sending Recurring E-mails?

Professional Assistant Blog

You can use either an online service called LetterMeLater.com or purchase SendLater for Microsoft Outlook. Home About Me Advertise Tired of Sending Recurring E-mails? By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, February 14, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Outlook , Organize , Productivity D o you find that you write the same e-mails over and over again? Do you feel that there should be an easier way of doing this? Of course there is. It all depends on how you need to do this.

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Blogging Here and There

Professional Assistant Blog

Many online companies provide webhosting domain but a thorough knowledge is required to purchase it. Home About Me Advertise Blogging Here and There By The Professional Assistant on Friday, December 28, 2007 Filed Under: Organize , Prioritize , Productivity A s you may have noticed, I havent been blogging on a daily basis for about 2 weeks now. I realized that blogging is great, but you have to try to have a life outside of the computer world as well.

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Tips to Go Almost Paperless - Productive & Organized

Productive & Organized

Managing Your Mail 8 -- Recycle All of Your Owner's Manuals Do you have a big pile (either all together or spread out throughout your home or office) of different sized booklets that give you information about something you purchased?  Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

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106 Thoughts on Overcoming Overwhelm in a Freaked-Out World

Productive & Organized

The Spiral Notebook Purchase (and then use!) Use the notebook for everything you want to keep track of: to do lists, grocery lists, client meetings, phone calls, dreams and goals. " In some cases, it's 'Get the phone number."

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Guest Blogger: David B. Wright, Author

The Office Professionals Place

This morning the phone rang - youve got an interview! Look into purchasing an all-in-one fax, printer, and copier.

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The Advertising Game

Laughing all the Way to Work

Telemarketing is my number one annoyance in advertising and as soon as I answer the phone and get that few seconds of dead air, that is my queue to hang up. Fax Blasts I remember someone from my IAAP Chapter asked me to fax the notice of our Chapter dinner to a list of about 60 companies to promote it. I dont know about you, but when I get these "flyer" type faxes, they go immediately in the recycle bin.

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