The Potential Dangers of a Cracked Phone Screen

Dumb Little Man

In the early days of cellular phones when you drop your device, you could just bend down, pick it up, dust it off, and you are good to go. The answer is a hard ‘no’ You should either get the screen replaced or buy a new phone.

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13 Security Tips for Your Android Phone

Dumb Little Man

You most likely use your phone much more than you use any other device, and it’s probably loaded with your personal information. We want you to keep your Android device secure, and this is why we’ve rounded up some of the easiest and best security tips available.

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13 Things You Can Do With Your Old Phone

Dumb Little Man

This leads most people to discard their phones, but it doesn’t have to be this way. There are still many surprising and creative things you can do with that old phone. You can download an eReader app to your old cell phone.

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Raise your hand if you like automated phone message systems…

ProAssisting Blog

hard disk recovery on With cloud computing, who needs to back-up their data? Home Blog About Us Who we are About the Program Program Specifics Execs, HR Depts.

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Why Using Personal Phone Numbers Looks Unprofessional

Small Business CEO

You can’t grow your business using your personal phone. More importantly, if you use your personal phone for business, it will make your business look unprofessional in the eyes of potential buyers. You can set up a VoIP line and still take business calls on your cell phone.

Why I Discourage Phone Calls. Should You?

Tips From T. Marie

I’ve had a couple of people mention the fact that my phone number isn’t so easy to find on my Clerical Advantage website. Because I tend to discourage phone calls. I certainly see value in a phone (or Skype) call for certain situations.

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Mobile Phone Recycling – Promoting Proper Disposal of Electronic Gadgets

Eco-Office Gals

Mobile phone recycling is the best practice to save the planet and also to generate money in the process. Improper disposal of phones only fills out the landfills. Despite an economic downturn, the consumption of cell phones is on a steady rise. How are Old Mobile Phones Treated?

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Preparing for the Phone Interview

Job Advice Blog

Many of my clients have asked me to help them prep for a phone interview. What do you do on the phone? Despite the limitations associated with a phone screen you can still make a powerful impression – powerful enough to get the real deal – an invite to the office.

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Why Local Startups Should Use a Local Phone Number

Small Business CEO

Entrepreneurs can give their businesses a significant boost in credibility by signing up for a local VoIP phone number. Many, however, forget that a considerable segment of consumers still prefers familiar and time-tested phone communication.

Smart Phones: Master or Servant?

Simple Productivity Blog

They were all glued to their smart phones, only looking up from the tiny screens when their waitress would come by and ask a question. Why Get A Smart Phone? Most of the people I know have gotten smart phones for one of two reasons: either they wanted the latest toy for the sake of having the latest gadget; or they believed that having a smart phone was a sure-fire answer to productivity issues. Smart Phones: Master or Servant? Phone-Free Meals.

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Cellphone vs. Landline – Do You Need Both? How to Save on Your Phone Bills

Dumb Little Man

It’s hard to believe now, but up until about 20 years ago, a wireless phone was a luxury that only the wealthy could afford. Even in the early 1990s, the cellphone was considered to be a frivolous item, while the landline phone was a necessity.

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10 Tips for Taking Effective Phone Messages

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap 10 Tips for Taking Effective Phone Messages Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on October 14, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Write it down on a piece of paper, preferably a phone-message pad.

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Sir, Please Put the Phone Down. 5 Tips to Free You From The Shackles of your Phone

Dumb Little Man

Are there Twitter or Facebook alerts popping up every three seconds? Research has proven that workers distracted by email and phone calls suffer from many issues, even including a fall in IQ during the period of distraction. Use your cell phone; don't let it use you.

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How to Win the First Impressions Game: Start with Your Phone Answering Service

Small Business CEO

Research has demonstrated that about 70% of clients will hang up immediately on the off chance that they are sent to voice mail.… … The post How to Win the First Impressions Game: Start with Your Phone Answering Service appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

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Phone Coaching to Get You Organized

Clutter Coach

We discuss what you got done last week, how it went, what problems came up and how to deal with them, what you're planning for next week and how you'll make that happen. Click the link above for more details, or the one under Phone Coaching in the left column. As always, the initial half hour phone consultation is free. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Phone Coaching to Get You Organized appeared first on Clutter Coach.

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Shake It Up!

Office Dynamics

It’s time to shake things up. This week I’d like you to really step out of your comfort zone—shake it up! It might be related to technology; how to use your sophisticated office phone system; how to use color coding for emails; how to have daily huddles with you and more.

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6 Steps To Get A Flood of Phone Calls With One Email

Dumb Little Man

The key to a “flood of phone calls email” is having something catchy and compelling that your audience can resonate with. Prior to sending the massive-flood-of-phone-calls-email, we followed the same process 3 weeks prior, sent a similar email and received phone calls. We broke up our email into 4 sections. Originally, our subject headline was something to the effect of: “Violations to your privacy from unwanted phone calls”.

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5 Options for Setting Appointments that Don’t Require a Phone

Tips From T. Marie

If you’re someone who has done business the traditional way for years you may not be able to fathom the idea of an office that doesn’t rely on the phone to do business. Did you know there are amazing online tools that can eliminate not only phone tag, but the phone itself for scheduling.

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Streamline Phone Numbers To Boost Productivity

Simple Productivity Blog

It used to be that there was one phone per physical location. And I am old enough to remember when that phone was provided by the phone company, mounted to the kitchen wall, and there was a long cord attached to it. Here are some suggestions for streamlining the phones: Taking Stock. Most people have a work-provided phone. Most of us have cell phones. Do you have a work-provided cell phone or pager? Home phone. Do you need a home phone?

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To Produce, Consume, or Just Leave My Phone in My Pocket


Then Kelly and Ferriss agreed on something I hadn’t thought of, their phones are poor input devices. It isn’t easy to produce something on our phones, so why focus on it when you can do better work someplace else? Wait, don’t I have a blog post going up today?

How to Beat the Competition: 24/7 Phone Answering Service

Small Business CEO

There are a number of things a small business can do, but today I’m going to suggest setting your business up to be able to take more calls — immediately!… … Information Technology business competition phone answering service

10 tips to tidy up your inbox

Practically Perfect PA

So today, I am sharing my 10 tips to tidy up your inbox. Set up a free email address (Hotmail or Gmail for example) that you can use for newsletters, updates, subscriptions etc. The post 10 tips to tidy up your inbox appeared first on Practically Perfect PA.

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Moxie Tip 329: No More Phone Tag

Virtual Moxie

I hate being interrupted, and I hate playing phone tag. That's so true that my voicemail (office and mobile) is set up witha greeting meant to get more people to send me email so that I’m not interrupted. In part, it shares that if there’s any time sensitivity to what they need, they’d be smart to send it via email rather than leaving voicemail.

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5 Tips for Choosing the Right Phone Answering Service

Small Business CEO

Choosing the right phone answering service to take your customer calls and/or take calls from clients and associates when you’re not available is critical to growing a business successfully. Here are 5 tips to help you choose the right phone answering service for your company: 1.

How to Manage Your Phone Call Mayhem

Productivity Bits

Here at Finmouse we use approximately 5 packs of post-its a week, we have an average of 500 plus contacts in our Phone Books, we talk to at least 50 phone contacts a day and probably have to remember 30 to 40 tasks related to those contacts. To get rid of this phone call mayhem, we came up with Call Reminder Notes an app that allows you to assign Reminder Notes to Phone Contacts, showing Reminder Notes during call with that Contact.

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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. and up.

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Time to Break Up?

Step It Up VA Coaching

The phone rings. It’s break-up time. Establishing boundaries with clients early in the relationship AND becoming clear on who is an ideal client for you will help to eliminate having difficult clients but some will sneak through on occasion, and these difficult clients will eat up your time, energy and passion for your business…but only if you let them. You’ll be freeing yourself from negativity, and opening up an opportunity for better clients to come in.

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How to Choose the Best Phone Answering Service for Your eCommerce Business

Small Business CEO

When it comes to phone service in an ecommerce business, the level needs to be top-notch. ” Understanding just how important customer service is, it’s not enough to call up the first phone answering service you see on the front page of Google, sign up, and call it a day.…

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7 Ways to Make a Good Impression on the Phone

45 Things

But so does the phone conversation with the women was yelling at her kids every few minutes without turning away from the phone ("I TOLD YOU I'M ON THE PHONE! People are answering the phone with a 'Hey, how ya doin'?' What other phone tips do you have?

6 Ways On How To Wake Up Happy

Dumb Little Man

Most people don’t like waking up in the morning feeling grouchy, anxious, and pessimistic. If you are looking for ways to boost your optimism, here are a few tricks on how to wake up happy. Resist the Phone. Wake Up 30 Minutes Earlier.

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Get On The Phone With Joan: A Q&A Opportunity

Office Dynamics

Details on how to sign up for the call coming soon. Sign up below for access to our call so you can "get on the phone with Joan!". For the first time ever , Joan will be on the line, live on Tuesday, March 19 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time/2:00 p.m. Eastern, to answer your questions.

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The Benefits of Workplace Routines and How to Set Them Up

Eat Your Career

You have a specific time by which you need to get up, wake the kids, get in the shower, make the kids’ lunches, send them out the door, and jump in your car to head to work. Finally, allow me to add a few tips as you begin setting up and using your new workplace routines.

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5 Things to Help You Ace a Phone Interview

45 Things

They think they'll get some kind of warning that a phone interview will take place, when that's often not the case. Sometimes a hiring manager will just pick up the phone and call. Before you pick up the phone, take a deep breath so that you don't sound winded or rushed.

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4 Tips for Doing Well in a Surprise Phone Interview

45 Things

I've written before about phone interviews , and my friend Scot Herrick over at Cube Rules recently addressed the issue in a helpful post. I think anyone can do well in a phone interview if they're prepared, but what happens when you get an ambush call?

A Look at Explora: A Mobile Phone Option for US-Bound Travelers


Do I want to pony up the cash needed to deal with data worry-free during my trip? Do I want to finally settle on getting a phone for US travel only? Do I want to risk it and see how much I wind up spending with as little use as possible?

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Could technology make Assistants obsolete?

ProAssisting Blog

Submitted by Ethan on February 05, 2010 at 01:05 PM Just downloaded a new app for my iPhone that the maker calls, “The Personal Assistant in your Phone.&# My boss would never use the below app on their phone… that’s what they have ME for.

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Free Ecourse Sign Up Page

Clutter Coach

It’s true that clients pay me for clutter coaching, in person and on the phone, but if all they need is a little push, a bit of hand holding, I’m happy to offer that. I offer free clutter coaching in person if you’re in my area and over the phone (video calls are available!)

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Picking up skills along the EA career path

Practically Perfect PA

The skills you pick up along the assistant career path are invaluable and I for one would not be able to do the job I do today if I hadn’t started as a Team Administrator back in 2003. Speaking with confidence on the phone and forwarding calls.

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Is Your Phone Hurting Your Career?

45 Things

Are you being held hostage by your phone? In my personal experience, mindlessly relying on my phone and computer has been a useful, albeit insidious, way of avoiding uncomfortable feelings," writes Charlotte Lieberman , a New York-based writer and editor in the HBR article.

We Know We're Rude With Our Phones -- But We Don't Do Anything About It

45 Things

Employees used their phones to do just about everything -- banning them from work would be like asking them to work with both hands tied behind their backs. But the one thing that hasn't changed is that people are still annoying others with their phone use.

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Why a Single Phone Line is All You Need

The Marq

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.

Creating A Car Budget: 7 Things You Can Give Up For That Brand New Car

Dumb Little Man

Here’s how to set your car budget by giving up some of your unnecessary expenses. Unfortunately, the buzz subsided once consumers saw the monthly contract prices that come with the phone- an eye-watering $157 a month! To sum that up, that’s about $332 a month. Do yourself a favor by giving up a few big nights out. If you find that most of the food usually ends up left uneaten, your subscription might not be all that worth it.

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The ups and downs of working from home

Practically Perfect PA

I didn’t have a blackberry… actually I didn’t have a mobile phone that accepted emails or had the internet so it wasn’t easy to stay connected. I guess I saw working from home as either skiving off or something the grown-up managers did with their superior equipment!

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