Why I Ditched My Newsletter … And What I Do Instead

Office Organization Success

About 18 months ago I decided to ditch my weekly newsletter (a.k.a. Time consuming for design — yes, I had a pretty HTML template that I could use, but even so it took time each week to drop the content into the template, and then upload into my list management service.

2016 204

Email Management: 5 Top Tips for Managing Your Emails

Office Organization Success

” “Responding to emails” “Managing email” “Email overload” Sound familiar? Access your 26-point Online Business Management & Marketing SYSTEMS CHECKLIST . Are all those newsletters you subscribe to really necessary? “Help!

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How to Plan Events Your Team Will Love (Without the Stress)

Eat Your Career

This is a guest post contributed by Eleanor Whitney, editor of All Hands , a publication about life at work from Managed by Q. Put dates from your timeline in your calendar and use a project management tool like Trello to keep all dates and information about your event in one place.

2018 180

Six Simple Ways to Reduce Your Stress Levels

Dumb Little Man

Do you ever feel stressed? Modern life brings so many worries and anxieties that you probably feel stressed at least occasionally … and perhaps a lot more often than that. Whether you’re facing a demanding boss, a difficult colleague, a mountain of debt, a rebellious teen, or a computer that’s crashed and taken all your files with it, stress often seems like an inevitable part of modern life. Try being more active this week, and see whether you feel less stressed.

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Six Simple Steps to Better Time Management

Dumb Little Man

Being able to manage your own time is a crucial skill in the workplace. If you work for yourself, it’s even more important – poor time management could spell the end of your business, or at least make you less successful than you’d hoped.

2012 285

6 Email Principles To Boost Productivity And Reduce Stress

Productivityist

These email principles will help you take control of your inbox and reduce the stress that comes with using time and energy effectively. While it works for some, for the rest of us, it tends to stress us out.

2015 113

Four Ways to Reduce SEO Stress and Work Less Frequently

Andrea Kalli

What is remarkable, especially for business owners accustomed to working ten-plus hours daily, is that it is very possible to minimize your workload, cut down on stress, and enjoy more free time. Structure your SEO efforts not around difficulty or intensity, but around manageability.

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Publish a Successful Ezine with these Top 10 Tips

Office Organization Success

Do you know the purpose of your newsletter? I regularly help my clients to implement is a system for getting on track with their newsletter — or stay-in-touch strategy as I like to call it! Access your 26-point Online Business Management & Marketing SYSTEMS CHECKLIST .

2015 220

5 Tips to Ensure Your Emails Get Opened (and Read)

Office Organization Success

As a result, business owners are seeing plummeting open rates for their email newsletters (ezines) … some email open rates are being reported as low as 8.6%. Access your 26-point Online Business Management & Marketing SYSTEMS CHECKLIST .

2015 206

Creating Your Online Marketing Flow in 3 Simple Steps

Office Organization Success

To do that you need to be using a list management service. By utilizing one of these services you will be able to add a customized sign-up box to your website, and visitors signing up to your list will automatically be added to your database, which is hosted with your list management service.

2015 209

Top 10 Tips for Managing Up in a Top Down World

Ian's Messy Desk

It may seem unnatural to manage up in the top down world of business but this is exactly what you must do to be successful in business. Here are 10 tips for managing those relationships above you. Stressed at work? Tips for the greenhorn manager (theglobeandmail.com).

2011 179

Recovering From Mistakes At Work

Office Dynamics

Each month we share a question from our friends Business Management Daily, publishers of AdminPro Today newsletter. Help! A fellow administrative professional needs your help.

2015 175

19 Tips for Managing Your Email Even When You Don't Want To.

Productive & Organized

Productive & Organized Goes Audio in 3 Different Ways » 19 Tips for Managing Your Email Even When You Dont Want To E-mail, it is the form of communication that we love to hate and love to love.  What Is Your Favorite Tip For Managing E-mail?

2011 274

Major Meltdown in Time Management - Tips to Avoid it Happening To You

Productive & Organized

The Major Meltdown in Time Management - Have You Been Hit? » Major Meltdown in Time Management - Tips to Avoid it Happening To You Productivity Fact: You can be busy all day and still have gotten nothing done.   Don't be a time manager, be a priority manager.

2010 283

It' Everywhere! The Major Meltdown in Time Management - Have You.

Productive & Organized

The Most Productive Lunch - Weigh in Your Thoughts | Main | Major Meltdown in Time Management - Tips to Avoid it Happening To You » It Everywhere! The Major Meltdown in Time Management - Have You Been Hit?   Time management - smanagement! 

2010 224

The Big Secret to Time Management and a More Fulfilling Life

Productive & Organized

Work With Stephanie « Manage Your Time More Effectively by Using the Right Calendar for You (guest post @TimeMgmtWriter) | Main | Increase Productivity: Focus on What You CAN Control - Free Yourself from Feeling Overwhelmed/Stressed » The Big Secret to Time Management and a More Fulfilling Life The first time I walked into Ralph's office I saw papers everywhere.  YOU CANNOT MANAGE TIME! WANT MORE ON TIME MANAGEMENT?

2010 176

3 Simple Steps to Taking Time Away from Your Business

Office Organization Success

Access your 26-point Online Business Management & Marketing SYSTEMS CHECKLIST . Step 1: Manage Your Schedule. With today’s list management services you can preschedule your newsletter ahead of time so it will get delivered exactly when it should.

2015 268

Email Triage: What it is and how it can help you

ProAssisting Blog

Two of the best benefits of dealing with my work email in this fashion is that I’m not stressed out come Monday morning and I’m on top of any questions my boss has first thing in the morning. Home Blog About Us Who we are About the Program Program Specifics Execs, HR Depts.

2010 863

Increase Productivity: Focus on What You CAN Control - Free.

Productive & Organized

Work With Stephanie « The Big Secret to Time Management and a More Fulfilling Life | Main | Productive Social Networking-Making the Most of Your Twitter & Facebook Experience - Do You Use Lists? How do you control overwhelm and stress?

2010 248

Cutting Out Confusion: How to Explain SEO to Non-Techie Clients

Andrea Kalli

2010 181

A day in the life: Rebecca-Monique Williams, Adaptive Lab

Practically Perfect PA

I have a dual role: my primary responsibility is being the PA to the managing director. The second part of my role is office manager, which involves maintaining and helping to run our trendy studio in Shoreditch. How does the PA role and Office Manager role differ?

2015 253

1ShoppingCart or Infusionsoft? Which One is Best for Your Business

Office Organization Success

You’re using a simple list management service and wondering whether to switch it all over to Infusionsoft … after all you’ve heard great things about this program. Send out your broadcast emails — newsletter or solo emails.

2013 224

Why You Should Hire a Virtual Assistant

Jen Lawrence

But chances are you going to spend more time managing your tools than you will be working on your business and still none of those tools can apply years of administrative and business expertise to make sure you make the right decisions for your business. More Than a Task Manager.

2019 65

Overwhelm Busters (my buddies share their best again)

Productive & Organized

Work With Stephanie « Getting Organized Helped Me Find Health and Lose 65+ Pounds | Main | There is an App for That -- Productivity Apps for iPhone and Android » Overwhelm Busters (my buddies share their best again) A few weeks ago I posted Increase Productivity: Focus on What You CAN Control - Free Yourself from Feeling Overwhelmed/Stressed.  When all that needs 2 be done is in black & white, it clears the mind racing & feels manageable.

2010 127

Employee Assistance Programs: Taking the Fear out of Asking for Help

Laughing all the Way to Work

EAPs have received the thumbs up by unions, management and business owners who recognize that helping employees at work and at home is of mutual benefit to their organizations. It was a stressful time in my life and I just needed someone to help me put things in perspective. That was such a help to me because I don’t own a vehicle and getting places, especially in the evening, could be a stress in itself.

2008 100

5 Winning Strategies For Getting Highly Targeted Traffic To Your Website

Office Organization Success

Access your 26-point Online Business Management & Marketing SYSTEMS CHECKLIST . People will sign up to your affiliate program and promote your products and programs through their website, newsletter, and/or blog. Website traffic is not a problem.

2015 214

What is Your Done List Telling You? A different take on the to-do.

Productive & Organized

If your checked is not greater than your unchecked, fix it tomorrow and see stress diminish. Personal Productivity Time & Priority Management Company/Group/Department Connect Today! Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You?

2011 259

Info Product Creation: How To Create Your FIRST Info Product in 7 Easy Steps

Office Organization Success

Access your 26-point Online Business Management & Marketing SYSTEMS CHECKLIST . Include some teaser information in your newsletter leading up to the launch of your product, and once you’re ready to take sales send a solo mailing announcing the launch of your product.

2015 221

The Extremely Profitable Work That New Solopreneurs Overlook

The Solopreneur Life

For me and my business, the production of newsletters and magazines has been an important source of recurring income. Managing the online presence for clients on the various platforms. For example, I have a newsletter client who’s been with me for 15 years, and my total revenue from that client is more than $100,000. Literally everything else you do in your business is easier and less stressful when you have recurring income.

2011 152

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? For managing tons of projects, communication pieces and client information - my Franklin Planner rocks!

2011 263

How to Protect Your Time and Energy by Creating Boundaries

Jen Lawrence

Throw in collaboration and communication tools like Slack, workflow managers, chat, text, *gasp* the phone… and the idea of unplugging becomes downright laughable. Sign up for my monthly newsletter by clicking here. In our ever-connected world, we are being drained by our work.

2019 62

How to Create a Positive and Productive Workspace

Eat Your Career

This is a guest post contributed by Eleanor Whitney, editor of All Hands , a publication about life at work from Managed by Q. Clutter isn’t only visually overwhelming; it can also contribute to increased stress.

2018 130

4 Simple Steps for Creating Your Strategic Marketing Action Plan (MAP)

Office Organization Success

No more stress. In other words it’s your MAP to online business management success. Access your 26-point Online Business Management & Marketing SYSTEMS CHECKLIST . Access your 26-point Online Business Management & Marketing SYSTEMS CHECKLIST .

2015 203

3 Simple Strategies for Discovering What Your Target Market Wants

Office Organization Success

I bet it conjures up all sorts of images of telephone surveys, sending out questionnaires, and standing in the street accosting people to ask them questions (yes – I used to do this type of market research many years ago when I worked for a management consultancy practice).

2015 274

Why You Need to Delegate More

Dumb Little Man

And do you feel stressed out, rushed, or anxious a lot of the time? Good delegation is an important part of time management : it means figuring out which tasks you can hand over to other people, and passing them on in a timely fashion, so that your colleague (or family member) can get them done before a necessary deadline. At work, if you’re always the person who sends the e-newsletter to clients, you’re stopping your colleagues from learning something new.

2012 219

Virtual Assistant…10 Years Later

Tips From T. Marie

Anyone who has ever taken part in a real estate closing knows they are a stressful event. At the time, I wasn’t certain about branching out into the medical office field, but anything looked better than the stress levels I was dealing with at the time. Because of the confusion, many of us adopted alternative terms to describe our services like virtual office managers and online business consultants. . social media, newsletters, website tasks, blogging, etc.) .

2017 149

Favorite Planning/Calendar Tool - Readers Speak Out

Productive & Organized

Check out this great tool » Favorite Planning/Calendar Tool - Readers Speak Out There are many ways to manage your time and activities.    How do you manage your things to do?  Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You?

Downsize and Organize Your Digital Clutter

Office Dynamics

In a study done by the University of California Los Angeles, women who described their houses as cluttered, disorganized, disordered, or haphazard had daily patterns of the stress hormone cortisol that are normally associated with post-traumatic stress disorder, chronic fatigue, and early mortality.

2017 199

Podcast 119: Having stuff

Clutter Coach

I read James Clear’s newsletter this morning, about the Diderot Effect. The more freedom you have to acquire new things, the less stress you feel about discarding the things that no longer serve you. Simpler doesn’t mean barren or sparse, it means that your life doesn’t require so much management that you run out of time for fun. Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ? Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play You can leave a review here!

2019 100

4 Ways to Boost Your Gmail Productivity for Good

Productivityist

To make things simpler, take advantage of this 4-step system to make your email management more productive and fun. But as mentioned earlier, there is another tool to handle the excess amount of messages, especially newsletter-related ones. Routines email management GMail productivity

2015 114

Top 5 Strategies to Get Your Office Schedule Back on Track!

Office Organization Success

See where the gaps are in your business with your 26-point Online Business Management & Marketing SYSTEMS CHECKLIST . See where the gaps are in your business with your 26-point Online Business Management & Marketing SYSTEMS CHECKLIST .

2016 188

Day in the life: Torsten Maerz, PA at Deutsche Bank

Practically Perfect PA

Apart from that, I am also responsible for business continuity management and data protection in our department – there is always a task to do! In another job, I invented a newsletter for one of my former bosses, which was very well received and had a large audience.

2017 199

3 Systems to Set Up When You Don’t Know Where to Start

Office Organization Success

This particular client also wanted to know how to keep track of all of her articles that she’d written and published in her newsletter or online. Then I have a master spreadsheet that tracks: When I last used the article in my newsletter.

2013 184