New in Google Docs: Spreadsheets Form Summary

Denise Aday

I love how Google quietly and consistently adds new tools – and new capabilities to existing ones. A favorite tool of mine is Google Docs – spreadsheets in particular. This questionnaire is a Google spreadsheet that has been turned into an online form that can be conveniently completed in a browser. How do you use Google Docs? Image via CrunchBase.

Safeguard Your Data with Google’s Two-Step Verification

Productivity Bits

Two-Step verification of your Gmail account and data you store on Google Docs is a very important security step you should consider taking if you keep any kind of information on a Google server. In any of those cases, the hacker would need access to your phone, too.

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5 Awesome Productivity Apps for Android Phones

Productivity Bits

I n the age of smart phones and apps, having information at your fingertips is simple. While it may seem a little extravagant and unnecessary, having a barcode scanner in your phone can actually save time and money. Google Docs. Google Voice.

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Are you Ga Ga For Google?

The Office Professionals Place

Thursday, January 21, 2010 Are you Ga Ga For Google? Google is an office professional’s best friend. I remember the days when you could use Google as a search engine only. Have them transcribed and delivered to your Google account and read them online.

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Some of the Best GTD Apps for Android Phones

Productivity Bits

There are many different GTD apps that are available for Android phones. All cell phone plans and phones make downloading apps easy to do for your android phone. Android phones are typically able to access an Android Market in order to download the apps.

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Who Called? Use A Phone Call Log!

Professional Assistant Blog

Use A Phone Call Log! By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, October 09, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Excel , Organize , Productivity D o you find that when you receive phone calls or voice mail messages, you cant remember who called, what time they called, who they were trying to call, etc? If youre looking for a business phone system , check out the PBXs that are currently on the market. Home About Me Advertise Who Called?

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Trying to Phone/Fax Internationally?

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Trying to Phone/Fax Internationally? Then you just enter the phone or fax number in the third section. 4comments for this post Regina Thanks for posting the "trying to phone/fax internationally" issue. Posted on 9 December, 2008 5:50 PM The Professional Assistant Hi Neil, Faxing is just like using the phone for voice long distance calls.

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Here’s How You Can Successfully Change To A Work-From-Home Career

Dumb Little Man

Make sure your phone is off or on silent. Create your reminders and events in google calendar or your preferred app. When working on team projects, Google Docs makes it easier for each team member to edit and comment on documents.

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How to Deal with Inconsiderate Co-Workers

Professional Assistant Blog

Do you want to walk over to their cubicle while their talking loudly on the phone and give them a piece of your mind? Shes always humming, whistling, talking loudly on the phone, laughing hysterically (who knows at what?),

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Dealing with confidential electronic documents

Practically Perfect PA

Depending on the sensitivity of the document I will often phone the individual and give the password to them personally. If you have your work emails on your phone, and who doesn’t? Make sure your phone is pin protected and is timed to 1 minute or less.

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9 Free Programs That'll Help You Build a Side Business

Dumb Little Man

Here are 9 different software alternatives to “brand name” software that can get your business up and running quickly, with no financial investment: LibreOffice/Google Docs (replaces Microsoft Word/Powerpoint/Excel) First, if you need to work with documents, you need software that can handle them.

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Can Android Become an Invulnerable System in the Future?

Dumb Little Man

The Android operating system run by Google is suitable for different devices. It can work on mobile phones and tablets. Regardless of what purposes you use your phone or tablet for, the Android system you’re using should provide security for your data. Google-Friendly.

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Administrative Procedures Manual - Does Your Department Need One?

Professional Assistant Blog

Do you find that your staff are not being consistent with their memos, e-mails , the way they answer the phone , etc.? Home About Me Advertise Administrative Procedures Manual - Does Your Department Need One?

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7 Best Grammar Checker Apps

Daily Writing Tips

1: Google Docs. Google Docs is a free online word-processor provided by Google. Google Docs has a robust built-in spelling and grammar checker, highlighting spelling mistakes with a red wiggly underline and grammatical mistakes with a blue wiggly underline.

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Get Rid of Junk Faxes & Telemarketers - For Good!

Professional Assistant Blog

By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, September 30, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity D o you receive junk mail, junk faxes and the occasional irritating phone call from telemarketers? Do you even receive voice mails that are left by people trying to sell you something, but you didn’t even hear the phone ring? You can even register your cell phone and your managers cell phone as well. Home About Me Advertise Get Rid of Junk Faxes & Telemarketers - For Good!

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Cubicle Etiquette 101

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Cubicle Etiquette 101 By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, November 01, 2007 Filed Under: Office Gossip , Productivity D o you find that your colleagues are hovering around you when youre on the phone? If you work in a cubicle, here are some guidelines to follow for good cubicle etiquette: You see the person you wish to talk to on the phone. If you need to talk on the phone, make sure that you keep your voice to a lower volume.

Building Client Trust: Communication is Key

Step It Up VA Coaching

Nobody wants a call to their home phone late at night or during family times if it’s not an absolute emergency. Simple, free online programs like Dropbox and Google Docs allow you to share and update information easily and instantaneously. by Donna Toothaker.

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Most Irritating Habits of Co-Workers

Professional Assistant Blog

Do they end up talking loud on the phone while you are trying to do some work? Home About Me Advertise Most Irritating Habits of Co-Workers By The Professional Assistant on Monday, November 19, 2007 Filed Under: Productivity D o you find yourself among co-workers that are not respectful of your privacy? Are you being bombarded with people walking up to your cubicle and dont have the decency to see that you are busy?

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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. Greenify.

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Do Not Disturb - Training In Progress

Professional Assistant Blog

When youre on a phone call, do people hover over you? You dont want people coming up to you, hovering and waiting for you to put down the phone for a few seconds to let them know that you are in a training session. Home About Me Advertise Do Not Disturb - Training In Progress By The Professional Assistant on Friday, January 18, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , Meetings , Productivity D o you get staff members coming to you for all sorts of questions?

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How to Cope With Co-Workers Arguing

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise How to Cope With Co-Workers Arguing By The Professional Assistant on Monday, January 21, 2008 Filed Under: Meetings , Productivity Y ou’re on the phone with a client and an argument breaks out between two of your colleagues.

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6 Tools to Help You Manage Large Projects with Local & Virtual.

Productive & Organized

" Google Docs with XL Joanne Lang also suggested Google docs with XL.    You would use Google docs the same way you would an MS Office Excel worksheet.  Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

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Guest Post: 5 Indispensable iPhone Apps for Virtual Assistants

Eco-Office Gals

The award-winning Quickoffice is the first and only application to allow you to share, access, view, and edit Microsoft Office documents with the ability to connect to multiple cloud services, including MobileMe, Google Docs, Box.net, and Dropbox.

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Another Reason to Love Dropbox. Paper!

Tips From T. Marie

We can make notes in the same document as we are discussing a project on the phone or Skype. The list includes YouTube, Spotify, Google Docs, Facebook, Slideshare and Instagram. Until recently, I really hadn’t given much thought to an online collaboration tool. I’ve used Slack a few times and I’ve tested various online project management apps, but they all seemed like overkill for my little business. Dropbox just changed my mind.

Top 10 Online Tools for Writers

Daily Writing Tips

5: Google Docs (free), Google. As a freelancer, I use Google Docs a lot: several of the blog editors I work with want my posts as a Google Doc. Even if you won’t be working collaboratively with others, Google Docs can be a great tool.

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Building Client Trust: Communication is Key

Step It Up VA Coaching

Nobody wants a call to their home phone late at night or during family times if it’s not an absolute emergency. Simple, free online programs like Dropbox and Google Docs allow you to share and update information easily and instantaneously. by Donna Toothaker. Effective client communication is a crucial element in running a service-based business, yet it is often overlooked in favor of things we think are more important, like client work.

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55 Bulletproof Productivity Hacks – Do You Know Them All?

Dumb Little Man

And if you think you’re successfully multi-tasking two tasks — driving and talking on the phone for example — then you’re mistaken. Have a cut-off time at night for work and phone. At the same time, the blue light from your phone results in insomnia for many people.

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Top 13 Tools For Efficiently Running Your Online Business

Dumb Little Man

Google Apps Google Apps is a package of popular Google tools like Gmail, Google Docs and all, allotted specifically for your domain. Ranging from docs to wiki, reports to CRM and planner to invoice, there’s a huge number of applications to choose from.

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How I Get My (Blog) Ideas

The Marq

During this time, I know I'm not doing anything else: no emails, texts, browsing (unless I'm researching), or phone calls. In my case, that’s a specific document in Google Docs that I bookmark and go back to for mining ideas, adding details and, eventually, using to write a blog.or

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Featured Soloist Natalia Sylvester: “Focus On the Small Steps”

The Solopreneur Life

Word, Google Docs, and Evernote for research. Now I have a very set schedule, which I rarely deviate from, and I no longer get work emails on my phone, so I can separate my work from my personal time.

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Increasing Microsoft Excel 2007's Formula Bar Size

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Increasing Microsoft Excel 2007s Formula Bar Size By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 Filed Under: MS-Excel , Productivity D o you find that trying to either write or fix formulas in Microsoft Excel can be a pain?

The Traditional and the Creative Ways to Use Evernote

Simple Productivity Blog

Snap a picture of it with your phone and tag it under “gift&# or “shopping.&# Also, though more uncommon, you can track every purchase if you desire by taking a photo of your receipts with your phone and then storing it on Evernote. This post was written by a guest author.

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Overlapping Calendars In Microsoft Outlook? Really?

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Overlapping Calendars In Microsoft Outlook? Really?

Need to Change Excel Details from Vertical to Horizontal or Vice.

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Need to Change Excel Details from Vertical to Horizontal or Vice Versa?

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Best Business Technology for Small Businesses & Their Owners (28 ideas from them to you!)

Productive & Organized

" That is what I heard from her as we were talking on the phone.  Oh, did I mention that your meeting confirmation hits your google, outlook or web calendar as well as generates a confirmation email. Can't Live Without Google. Record Your Phone Calls Like A Pro.

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Make No Mistakes With Meeting Request Attachments in Outlook 2007

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Make No Mistakes With Meeting Request Attachments in Outlook 2007 By The Professional Assistant on Friday, November 20, 2009 Filed Under: Meetings , MS-Outlook Y ou sent a meeting request to a bunch of people.

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16 Business Owners Share What They Would Do Differently

Productive & Organized

phone call, send a card, etc.). Having a phone log to capture all of the callers contact information and details specific to their inquiry are always crucial first steps and should be consistent and easily repeatable. Google Docs was used to share the process sheets amongst ourselves.

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Windows 7: Will It Be Like XP or Vista?

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Windows 7: Will It Be Like XP or Vista? By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, July 16, 2009 Filed Under: Productivity A re you a big fan of Windows XP? Did you feel that Windows Vista was a big flop? Well, look no further, since Windows 7 will be coming out very shortly. I am truly hoping that this new platform will be much smoother than Windows Vista.

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Co-Workers Annoying You?

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Co-Workers Annoying You? By The Professional Assistant on Monday, December 31, 2007 Filed Under: Meetings , Office Gossip , Productivity A re your co-workers annoying you at work by talking to loudly? Do you wish you could take a fog horn and toot it around, just so that they would quiet down? I also work in an environment where it gets a little too loud at times. Its an open-concept office and at times, I would like my colleagues to simmer down a bit.

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5 Reasons To Migrate To A Paperless Office

Small Business CEO

In fact, you can use cloud storage to push your documents to all of your mobile devices – services like Google Docs, iCloud, and Amazon all offer amazing storage solutions that turn the whole world into your business office.

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Productivity With Shared Files

Professional Assistant Blog

Thanks for the tip, Richard Posted on 1 April, 2008 12:33 PM Anonymous Google docs is the best way Ive found to do this. You can share documents, spreadsheets, and photos across computers and networks: since your document is stored on Googles server, its accessible from anywhere !

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How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, August 30, 2007 Filed Under: MS-Excel , MS-PowerPoint , MS-Word P eople often ask me, "How do you copy a table from Word into Powerpoint?" This actually is quite easy to do. Here are the simple steps on how to copy tables: Open your Word document that contains the table. Open Powerpoint and click on File, then select New, then Blank Presentation. You will see this screen at the bottom.

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Does Your CRM System Help Your Business Grow? Interview: @batchblue

Productive & Organized

Our full list of integration partners include: Eventbrite             Formstack FreshBooks Google MailChimp Rapportive RightSignature Shoeboxed Tungle Zendesk.   Do you have plans to support any other smart phones

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