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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? Do you feel that you could find better buys, not just by going to the different stores such as Staples or Grand & Toy , but online as well? There are some companies that, unfortunately, don’t allow for purchases such as stationary , fax machines , toner , etc.

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Client Gifting: 5 Ideas to Show Your Appreciation This Holiday Season

Tips From T. Marie

It's December, the time of year when our thoughts are drawn to holiday festivities and the purchase of gifts. For example, real estate agents often give their buyers a gift upon the successful purchase of a new home. If you don't know your client that well, Amazon or Staples are great options. Or if it's an organization that offers products for sale, purchase something and gift it to your client. You don't have to purchase elaborate gifts to impress clients.

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An Easy Guide to Food And Wine Pairing

Dumb Little Man

This easy guide to food and wine pairing will not only give you great wine like those you can purchase online from Sokolin.com , but we’ll give you a host of items that pair beautifully with it. Although Merlot’s popularity has gone down in recent years, it’s a staple in the wine industry. There are no hard and fast rules in pairing food and wine.

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7 great organizing gifts for Christmas!

Clutter Coach

Click on the photo of each to learn more and purchase. This one handles credit cards and staples too. Here’s my gift round up for the year. All items are available through my Amazon store. I love drawer organizers! They are particularly helpful in the bathroom to keep small items contained and separated. If a tube comes open, you’ll only have to clean the icky stuff out of one organizer. No need to empty the whole drawer and wash it out. 16.78.

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13 Ways You Should be Using Your Smartphone for Business

Tips From T. Marie

Amazon , Staples and Sam’s Club apps. If you’ve ever had to turn down a purchase because you had no way of taking a credit/debit card payment you’ll be happy to know there’s an app for that now. Admit it, you don’t go anywhere without your smartphone. It’s ok, the rest of us don’t either. That reason alone is incentive enough to examine just how useful your smartphone is to your business.

2018 120

The Benefits of Making Eco Friendly Improvements to Your Home Office

Eco-Office Gals

In the effort to make your home more eco-friendly, over the course of the year, you have installed double-paned windows, purchased some energy-efficient appliances, installed some low flow showerheads and purchased an electronic thermostat. If you’re thinking about getting a new bookshelf or chair, rather than purchasing a new piece of furniture, why not stroll around a local thrift store, antique mall or yard sale first?

Go Green at the Restaurant

Eco-Office Gals

If you’re looking for something a little cheaper, be sure to purchase Eco-friendly paper towels and toilet paper. Regardless, you don’t have to sacrifice your staple entrees in order to go green. As a local restaurant owner, you’ve got a lot on your plate (pun intended). From open until close, you have to play chef, matradee, custodian and customer psychologist all at the same time. It’s a taxing job, but rewarding nonetheless.

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. eBay lets you list to sell or auction, and you send the item to the buyer once they purchase it. Have you noticed how we seem to be piling up a lot of our electronic devices at home? Some we use and some collect dust in some forgotten drawer. If you’ve always puzzled how to do some electronic spring cleaning, here are some ways that you can get rid of old gadgets. Take it to a Retail Location.

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Four Great Sites for Creating Amazing Online Videos

Dumb Little Man

YouTube is the staple platform for submitting videos. If you want to try out Animoto for free, you can do that today for 14 days with no obligation to purchase. If you are thinking of creating some great video content but you’re not quite sure where to start, don’t worry. You can easily find the best video-making website with just a quick search on the internet. But before you do that, make sure you have a digital asset first.

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The Organized Cook

Clutter Coach

Bacon is a great fridge staple. The staples : onions, carrots, celery, potatoes, salad greens, nuts, eggs, fruit, bacon or sausage, broth, canned tomatoes, canned beans, pasta, butter, olive oil, herbs. Try the professional kitchen trick of putting your new purchases at the back of the cabinet so the oldest stock is always in front. Originally posted 2012-02-23 18:28:30. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This week’s guest blogger is Jacki Rosen, professional chef.

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Maintaining Your Office Supply Cabinet Part 3

Administrative Arts

If they all only have CD drives, you won’t need to purchase blank DVDs, for instance. I recommend always purchasing the rewritable CD and DVD disks unless you give away disks to clients frequently. Other miscellaneous supplies you’ll may need to keep on hand are: Staples, both standard size and those for your particular heavy duty stapler. Remember that all heavy duty staples do not fit all heavy duty staplers.

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Honored “Best Book” In Best of The Best Office Products and Services

Office Dynamics

It is the administrative professional that sources and purchases the products and services that keep the office running smooth. Staples. DeskDemon Announces the Winners of “Our Favorites – The Award,” A Prestigious Award Honoring the Best of the Best in Office Products, Services and Vendors.

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How to Use Evernote: 22 Ways

Ian's Messy Desk

Evernote recognizes text on the card, so you can search for names such as “Staples” or “Henry” when that’s all you can remember about the person. Track Personal Spending – When you make a personal purchase, scan or photograph the receipt, and send it to Evernote. Image via Wikipedia. Yesterday, Evernote announced they had passed ten-million registered users. I don’t know how that stacks up against active users, but I suspect the ratio is high. What is Evernote?

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

Stephanie LH Calahan

SOLUTION TO TRY THE 3x5 CARD METHOD Go to the store and purchase some 3x5 cards.    I carry a Note Jotter by Staples in my purse and love it.  Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You? Work With Stephanie « Do You Have a Yeah/Yuckie List? Maybe You Should | Main | The Great Calendar Debate - Paper or Electronic - 21 Experts Weigh In » Do You Hate Your To-Do List?

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How To Effectively Manage Your Priorities – Part II

Productivity Bits

What We Need: 3 Field Notes Brand Notebook – which you can purchase from [link]. The 3 staples that hold the paper look sturdy enough to withstand daily use and the constant shoving in the back pocket. Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Visit the original article at [link]. Post written by Marlon Ribunal. Follow me on t witte r. Author's Note: This is the last part of a two-part series on "How To Effectively Manage Your Priorities" and a quick Review of Field Notes Notebook ].

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12 Business Productivity Tools They Can Not Live Without.

Stephanie LH Calahan

The tool allows us to know where the business stands at-a-glance, view client data, track sales and expenses, create and manage invoices/purchase orders as well as see industry trends. You can find it here: Amazon, Staples and other office supply stores Thanks to Julie Bestry of Best Results Organizing 6. Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You?

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Productive Networking: 22 Ideas to Organize Business Cards for Effective Followup

Stephanie LH Calahan

Staple the cards into a little notebook, one card per page. I purchase those bound books that allow you to store the cards in sleeves. " I have no idea who those people are, but they were important to me at one time. " " That is what a recent client told me when I opened a drawer in her office and found it filled with business cards. The cards had been collected over a year or so of miscellaneous networking events and trade shows.