How Early Can You File Your Taxes?

Dumb Little Man

There are plenty of reasons to file early. Keep reading to discover how to file, tips to get a bigger refund, and reasons to file early. These days there are many ways to file your taxes. Purchasing a tax software program has its advantages and disadvantages.

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Consolidate Files With MultCloud

Simple Productivity Blog

Like when you''re trying to remember in which cloud storage you stashed a particular file. The post Consolidate Files With MultCloud appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. Reviews Simplification Software Sometimes you just need a simple solution. Instead of going through each one, wouldn''t it be great if there was one place you could look that had all of them? There is. And it''s called Multcloud.

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How To Recover Files From A Damaged Mac Hard Drive

Dumb Little Man

If you have a computer, you’ve most likely had to fix it at one point or another, and you may have had to find out how to recover files from a damaged Mac hard drive. If you’re one of the lucky ones, you’ll be able to repair your hard disk or SSD yourself and get your files. You have to get to Disk Utility to start the process and retrieve your files. If this fixes your problem, you should be able to get to your files.

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The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to File Permissions and Data Security

Dumb Little Man

We use them to store everything from our vacation photos to our important professional documents, which of course makes protecting the files we store using our computers essential. Whether files are stored locally on your device or you’ve moved them to the cloud, carefully managing file permissions is one of the most fundamental ways you can protect your information. Not quite sure what file permissions are or why they’re so important? What is a file system?

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Productivity With Shared Files

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Productivity With Shared Files By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, April 01, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Word , Organize , Productivity D o you share your files with others in your firm? Do you find that you are being bombarded with updates to the same files time and time again? Imagine that your boss comes to you and asks you to merge several files into one main file ( Microsoft Word document).

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Applying One Box filing to Warranties

Simple Productivity Blog

--> Home Get Updates Ebooks Free Stuff Donate About Contact Me Get Free Updates: Via RSS | Via Email | Productivity Simplification Balance Life Design Organization Clutter Applying One Box filing to Warranties Posted on September 2, 2010 by LJ Earnest Welcome to Simple Productivity Blog! My Filing Heresy of putting things in one box rather than in nice neat folders has expanded. My eyes fell on my filing box, and I wondered if I could apply the one box principle.

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Retrieve Your Files With Ease

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Retrieve Your Files With Ease By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, November 05, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Access , MS-Excel , Organize , Productivity D o you have quite a bit of filing to do? Do you feel that you should have some sort of control over these files on how you find them, for future reference? One of my readers asks: I am trying to organize a file room based not on traditional alphabetical filing, but on a retrieval system.

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Should You Be Using a HR Software System in Your Business?

The Small Business Blog

Many small businesses will handle their personnel administration processes, such as attendance tracking, contracts management, appraisals in a make-do and highly distributed system of Excel files, word files, document scans etc… This is not usually a conscious decision; it’s more likely that it has evolved that way through necessity as a result of the time… Read the full article here: Should You Be Using a HR Software System in Your Business?

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How I Use Evernote as a Spark File

Productivityist

Writer Steven Johnson has written an excellent piece over at Medium about what he calls The Spark File. He describes it as follows: “…for the past eight years or so, I’ve been maintaining a single document where I keep all my hunches: ideas for articles, speeches, software features, startups, ways of framing a chapter I know I’m going to write, even whole books. I call it The Spark File.”. I’ve taken a page from Steven Johnson and started my own spark file.

How I Use Evernote as a Spark File

Productivityist

Writer Steven Johnson has written an excellent piece over at Medium about what he calls The Spark File. He describes it as follows: “…for the past eight years or so, I’ve been maintaining a single document where I keep all my hunches: ideas for articles, speeches, software features, startups, ways of framing a chapter I know I’m going to write, even whole books. I call it The Spark File.”. I’ve taken a page from Steven Johnson and started my own spark file.

Clutter and Productivity: Purging Reference Files

Simple Productivity Blog

What I found when I did my filing cabinet was amazing. I found outdated eyeglass prescriptions, notes for projects I did over a decade ago, reference cards to extinct computer languages, software on 5.25″ floppy discs (!) I am taking two weeks off from blogging. Enjoy this article from the archive! This article was originally published on 30 May 2007. This task of decluttering may take a while if you haven’t done it before, or perhaps not so recently.

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7 Reasons to Free Your Business from File Cabinets & 5 Tips to Help You Do It

Tips From T. Marie

One of the most popular excuses many businesses give for needing ‘in office’ personnel is access to files. Some businesses have whole rooms full of metal filing cabinets. Within those metal behemoths are file folders stuffed with paperwork that may or may not be needed in the daily running of the business. I say may not because I’ve worked in offices where at least two-thirds of the file cabinets in the office were never opened. Electronic files are easily accessible.

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Learn Software Faster with A Wallpaper

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the best ways to increase your productivity skills in software is to learn the shortcuts. But learning the shortcuts for new software can be difficult, and can interrupt workflow if you have to move your eyes from the screen to a place where you have them written down. Type the list into a program that can make picture files (like Paint). Most software packages include a help file that is accessible under a help menu.

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Internet Monitoring Software: A Productivity Booster

Productivity Bits

This guest post was provided by Lee Munson on behalf of GFI Software Ltd. GFI is a leading software developer that provides a single source for network administrators to address their network security, content security and messaging needs. More information: GFI Internet Monitoring Software. The Solution: Internet Monitoring Software. While increased productivity may be an important benefit of internet monitoring software, there are other advantages to consider.

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Eight Ways to Keep Your Office Clutter-Free

Ian's Messy Desk

Instead of filing the PDF on the network, the document was printed and placed in a filing cabinet , where it will sit until doomsday. Keeping your desk and files clutter–free in a paper–filled environment isn’t easy, but a little planning and a little technology can help. Once you’ve completed these items, the paper should be filed, re-routed to someone else or discarded. File it in a Reminder file or in your file cabinet.

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Energy-Saving Software for Your Eco-Office

Eco-Office Gals

For example, there are tons of software solutions that save you time and money. And there is secure, cloud-based software that allows you to pass documents and contracts back and forth between business partners, clients, and vendors. In truth, you can find time- and money-saving software for every aspect of your business, including marketing, sales, communications, accounting, management, legal, and much more.

2012 122

5 Fast and Easy Ways to Create a PDF File

Stephanie LH Calahan

  Creating a PDF file (one that can be read easily regardless of the computer it is being opened on) used to be cumbersome. You either needed to purchase expensive software or have a graphics person create the file for you. The other day my client asked me how to create a PDF file. So, I went to my trusty resources and asked: " Quick tool question: What do you use to create PDF files? "

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Closing Shared Files While Away From Desk

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Closing Shared Files While Away From Desk By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, January 29, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity D o you share files on a network within your office? One thing that Ive noticed and I have been a suspect of this as well in the past, is that people tend to leave their shared files open on their computers while they are gone for long periods of time. Retrieve Your Files with Ease Is You Boss Not Giving You Enough Work?

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Document Management System

Ian's Messy Desk

Options for managing document filing and retrieval. By establishing a consistent system for filing and tracking documents, you will impose a sense of order on your records. This works for business or personal filing systems. There are lots of choices when it comes to filing documents. Here is an overview of the most popular options: Alphabetical filing is one of the oldest, most commonly used systems. Top 5 Document Control Software Solutions (brighthub.com).

SaaS Benefit Number 1: No Software Installation. | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

Benefits of Online Software for Small Business. SaaS Benefit Number 1: No Software Installation. by Stefan Töpfer on May 17, 2006 I’ve decided to write a little mini series of posts of the next few weeks to look at the benefits of using SaaS – Software as a Service technology. SaaS is a relatively new software concept that allows you to “consume&# software as a subscription, like for a magazine. E-Mail me or follow me. Build your own network!

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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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Opening Microsoft Office 2007 Files in Microsoft Office XP

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Opening Microsoft Office 2007 Files in Microsoft Office XP By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, January 09, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , MS-Access , MS-Excel , MS-Outlook , MS-PowerPoint , MS-Word , Productivity I recently had a vendor send us an Excel spreadsheet that he created in Microsoft Word 2007 format. I remember in the past that you can always downgrade files. You can now go ahead and open any file in this format.

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Why I’m quitting my business to build software 

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

Productivity Software is utterly broken. And now thousands of software tools will tell you that you’re not organized properly. They believe that software alone cannot drive meaningful behavior change. . It’s software that will help you do what you already do, tremendously faster and insanely better. This is what software is great at. In other words, software helps us do the things we already do… better. Because it’s software, it’s exciting.

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Why I’m quitting my business to build software 

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

Productivity Software is utterly broken. And now thousands of software tools will tell you that you’re not organized properly. They believe that software alone cannot drive meaningful behavior change. . It’s software that will help you do what you already do, tremendously faster and insanely better. This is what software is great at. In other words, software helps us do the things we already do… better. Because it’s software, it’s exciting.

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Control Expenses – Automate Process Through Workflow Software

Small Business CEO

Workflow software automates processes by moving a task through different stages of a process. The old process of having paper files required moving the file to each level of approver. The benefits of implementing workflow software include: Faster turnaround times. Eliminate the issue of paper files sitting on the desk of someone busy or on vacation. The software moves processes from people’s heads onto a shared platform.

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

Professional Assistant Blog

Dont Have the Software? 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. There are other ways to implement this, depending on the software that you are using, but let’s keep this simple for now. This will enable you to create a PDF-like file where no one can manipulate information.

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WinWeb's Free Accounting Software For Every Small Business. | THE.

The Small Business Blog

Benefits of Online Software for Small Business. WinWeb’s Free Accounting Software For Every Small Business. Online technology is eco-friendly – no shipping, no packaging, no manuals (help text in software) and our ClimateByte Technology. 17 Comments » | Trackback | Share This 17 Responses to “ WinWeb’s Free Accounting Software For Every Small Business. &# Marc Klein Said on November 12th, 2007 at 6:35 pm Great blog with lots of information.

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

The Small Business Blog

Benefits of Online Software for Small Business. WinWeb’s Free Online Accounting Software Now With Cost Centre Functionality. » « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Monday, November 19th, 2007 at 7:57 pm and is filed under Accounting , Small Business / SOHO , WinWeb , do bookkeeping. , Emily Coltman Said on May 30th, 2008 at 12:47 pm As someone who works for another software company, I would still say that the Winweb live support is excellent.

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8 Time-Saving Tips

Ian's Messy Desk

Find urgent computer files faster by starting file names with numbers. That ensures that they will be at the top of your list of files. Instead of jumping up every time you have work to deliver, stow it in an expandable file with slots organized by department. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

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6 quick tips for managing paper

Ian's Messy Desk

Now, look at the paper sitting on your desk, dressers, tables, shelves, filing cabinets , etc. Other pending work should be stored in some form of filing system, which makes it easy to retrieve, but keeps it out of sight. There are regular systems that dump a daily amount of paper on our desks: mail, filing, circulating files, etc. Paperless Office Software: 14 Web Apps to Harness the Cloud, Boost your Efficiency, and Reclaim your Desk (rightsignature.com).

2012 122

Announcing.The Paper Tiger Online!

Stephanie LH Calahan

For years I have been telling people about one of my favorite personal productivity software products -- the Paper Tiger.    We've helped slews of clients implement the software along with other productivity systems as they claimed their Office Miracle ™ ! In 1998, The Paper Tiger software was released to the market and has since become the #1 Paper Management software product in the world! Filing So You Can Find it Again   in News & Updates!

2010 133

24 Time Management Tips

Ian's Messy Desk

Photocopy your message for your own files then send off the original. Have a simple filing system and keep it up to date. Productivity application software artificial intelligence Clutter computing improve Management management tips personal information managers personal life planner planners Planning series shorts simples Time Management time management tips TipsImage via Wikipedia. Know what is important to you. Figure out your values.

Adopting Green Accounting Practices for Your Business

Eco-Office Gals

Check these out: Get some accounting software. One way to avoid this is by downloading some accounting software so that you can do virtually everything online. As it specifically relates to accounting though, it can reduce all of the filing that you would traditionally need to do by storing your info on a password-protected, encrypted digital drive that you and your staff can access from virtually anywhere.

2012 152

7 Tips for Decluttering Your Desk

Ian's Messy Desk

If your desk harbours mounds of papers, books, files and personal accessories, you may be adding unnecessary stress to your day. Set up a good filing system. Colour–coded files are especially helpful — they show you at a glance where something should go. Label all files clearly and make sure they are easily accessible to prompt you to use them regularly. Put items that must be looked at in a special folder or file.

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Sync Your Hand Held Device

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Sync Your Hand Held Device By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, November 15, 2007 Filed Under: Networking , Organize , Productivity , Travel A re you looking for software that can synchronize most of your hand held devices? Heres a free piece of software that was recently released that can do just that. You can find instructions to setting up this software here and the software download page here.

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Evolution of Software as a Service (SaaS) | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Benefits of Online Software for Small Business. Evolution of Software as a Service (SaaS) by Stefan Töpfer on May 09, 2006 Dennis has a great new story this morning ( at 03:10 am ?) Something else I’ve noticed is that clients love free software. This category needs more help than just technology, and vendors like WinWeb are experimenting with a unique combination of hosted software as well as “Live&# [.] E-Mail me or follow me.

2006 100

DayMap: an iOS application for how you work

Simple Productivity Blog

IF you do an online search for productivity software, you will find no shortage of calendars, to-do lists or programs having methods of ‘tickling’ the users memory in the hopes that no task is overlooked. The ability to sync between the desktop and iOS versions is a vital feature for any software to be truly useful, and it was in regards to this feature that DayMap stumbles. Software Information. Productivity Reviews Software

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10 Apps for the Entrepreneur 2011

Eco-Office Gals

Dragon Dictation: Dragon Dictation for the iPhone is a great mobile app for those who can use dictation software. The software allows you to speak into the phone and then it writes the words into a text file of some type. Since most people don’t carry a document scanner with them, this makes use of the camera on a phone to scan documents into the phone and put it in a PDF file when a scanner is not available.

2011 158

How to Use Evernote: 22 Ways

Ian's Messy Desk

Idea File – Ideas strike at random times, in the oddest places. Save recognized file formats to that folder and Evernote will upload to your account. Productivity Tools accounting accounting information basic accounting Blog business cards captured cars accident computing Evernote get organized how to use iPhone license plates Notetaking notetaking software Paperless office Password registered user sticky notes twitter world wide webImage via Wikipedia.

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Get Evernote Essentials 2.0

Ian's Messy Desk

Learn to use Evernote as a digital filing cabinet, recipe book or simple photo sharing service — and much more. Productivity Tools books brett kelly captions e book ebooks effort essentials Evernote human interest lot mobile devices notetaking software owning recipe book shared servicesImage via Wikipedia. Click here to buy it now ! This is an eBook that helps you quickly discover all of Evernote’s features and start using them to make you more productive and forget less.

2012 122

The Evolution of CRM

Productivity Bits

The use of web-based CRM avoids using separate applications for every business function, each with their own bank of electronic records, folders and files. This article was written by Workbooks, leading supplier of web-based CRM software. Productivity Best CRM Software CRM For Productivity CRM Technologies CRM Trends Latest Improvements on CRMCopyright © 2011 Productivity Bits. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post.

2011 139

The Traditional and the Creative Ways to Use Evernote

Simple Productivity Blog

I personally think it serves best as a complete reference filing system for anything worth remembering. In fact, I actually recommend creating a notebook called “Inbox,&# so you have a place to put things that you may have not built into your filing system yet. Now you can back up any files, documents, IM conversations, email exchanges, and whatever else you can think of on Evernote. SoftwareThis post was written by a guest author.

2011 159

My New iPad

Simple Productivity Blog

Since this is my first foray into the tablet world, and I know the iPads are very popular, I thought I would share what I hoped to accomplish, and the first round of software. I had thought about that for a while, and the software that I already own for the iPod Touch will for the most part, be transportable to the iPad. Rather than having to buy a whole bunch of new software, I wanted to use what I had, and have it sync to the iPod touch. Software

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