Sat.May 20, 2017 - Fri.May 26, 2017

Minute taking template

Practically Perfect PA

Assistants have come a long way, we are all asked to do lots of different things as part of our role. However, nearly every assistant I know at some point will be asked to write a set of minutes. Love them or hate them – minute taking is never going to go away!

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Aging Baby Boomers Providing and Utilizing On-Demand Economy Services

Small Business Labs

Older Americans are increasing turning to the on-demand economy for both work and access to services.

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Email That Works: Best Practices for Truly Busy People

Office Dynamics

How would you describe your e-mail situation lately? Are you getting so much that it’s sometimes impossible to manage it properly and still be productive? Do you worry you’ll hit the “send” button too soon, and deliver a message before its ready? Take heart….You’re You’re not alone! E-mail technology has been great – but it has also wreaked havoc on the way we communicate. For example, you can shoot back a reply to an e-mail in lickety-split time. The question is, should you?

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6 Tips On How To Prep Your CV For More Job Interviews

Dumb Little Man

If you want to get an interview for the position at the company you are applying for, then there are 6 things you should bear in mind. In this article, we will partially focus on cover letters as well as other important resume writing tips. So, grab a pen, and get ready to totally change your approach to CVs and cover letters. 6 Tips On Successful CV Emailing Process. Address your email to a particular person. Avoid using general opening phrases like “Dear Sirs” or “To Whom It May Concern.”

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3 Professional Services Marketing Questions Answered

Small Business CEO

Professional services marketing is ever-changing. There’s a lot that goes into marketing, and when a business is small, it’s not uncommon for mistakes to be made and questions to go unanswered.

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3 Proven Growth Strategies for Law Firms in 2017

Small Business CEO

Law firms need to stay at the forefront of marketing to expand and grow. And the rules keep changing every year.

2017 19

5 Ways Small Business Owners Can Enjoy Summer When You Can’t Take a Vacation

Tips From T. Marie

I’ve blogged here before about the importance of down time as a business owner, particularly a small, one person business owner like myself. While I will always encourage you to take those vacations, sometimes it just isn’t possible. For those of you who aren’t jumping for joy over the upcoming Memorial Day weekend and the. Read more. Business Tips

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Use of the Apostrophe in Possessive Constructions

Daily Writing Tips

This post outlines the prevailing rules and recommendations for employing apostrophes when using the possessive form of a noun and discusses in which cases an s should follow the apostrophe.

2017 19

The Art Of Effective Visualization

Dumb Little Man

There’s a difference between thinking about something and experiencing effective visualization. When you look at a person living a lifestyle you envy and say ‘That’s cool’ , that’s basically just thinking about it. When you envy their lifestyle and your inner thought goes ‘Wouldn’t it be cool if that was me?’ and you proceed to picture yourself in that person’s shoes and how it feels to be like him — that’s effective visualization.

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The world’s very first virtual summit for PAs

Practically Perfect PA

I am so incredibly excited to announce that this week we reached the target for our crowdfunding of the world’s very first virtual summit for PAs! You clever bunch! What does that mean? Well, it means that we are definitely going to organise the summit for you.

2017 17

The Rise of Intermarriage and Cultural Fusion

Small Business Labs

In 2015 one-in-six U.S. newlyweds (17%) were married to someone of a different race or ethnicity.    This is up from just 3% in 1967. The reason 1967 is the comparison date is that's the year the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that interracial marriages were legal. 

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What “Mean” Means

Daily Writing Tips

The verb mean , in the senses of “destine” “direct,” “intend,” and “signify,” is from the Old English phrase mae nan. To say that someone “means business” signifies that he or she is earnestly serious about something; to say that someone “means well” means that the person has good intentions.

2017 19

How To Improve Your Self-Discipline

Dumb Little Man

You’re an intelligent person, right? You work hard and you’re driven to succeed in your professional and your personal life. You have great ideas that you believe can improve things for yourself and those around you. But, if you frequently find yourself at the end of the week wondering where the time has gone and why your results do not match up your intentions, you have a problem. You are likely missing out on one key element for your success: self-discipline.

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Declutter to increase productivity

Practically Perfect PA

Today’s blog post is from Vicky Silverthorn, founder of You Need A Vicky. Prior to starting her personal organisation company Vicky was a PA to the likes of Lilly Allen and well known sports personalities.

2017 17

4 SEO Tips Small Businesses Can Implement Today to Increase Visibility

Small Business CEO

Small businesses just starting out online are at a disadvantage compared to businesses that have been online for years. The idea of overtaking Amazon, a Fortune 500 company or a large law firm that has a long presence on the Internet, can seem daunting and impossible.

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Punctuation Quiz #18: Ellipsis

Daily Writing Tips

In the following sentences, choose the version that correctly reflects the stated intent of the ellipsis. To indicate a pause: a) And the award goes to.John Smith. b) And the award goes to. John Smith.

2017 17

How To Make A Successful Mobile App For Your Business

Dumb Little Man

Despite the fact that mobile apps are very useful and indispensable to businesses, over 70 percent of apps fail. In fact, some fail from the beginning. If you are wondering how to make a successful mobile app, here are the best tips to guide you. Find a need. The biggest cause of app failure is when the app is not as useful as the developer thinks. So, before you develop any app, you need to look for a need gap and then develop an app that will bridge that gap.

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Podcast 057: Develop your vision

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. You can leave a review here! Don’t just rush out and buy containers for your stuff. First, take some time to develop your own personal vision of what an organized life looks, feels, smells and sounds like. Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. This podcast is based on my book, 52 Simple Ways to Get Organized, available on my website.

Publish Your Business Profile on These 5 Free Sites

Small Business CEO

If your small business doesn’t have an online presence, it doesn’t exist in the minds of millions of potential customers and clients. A study by Google found that “4 in 5 consumers use search engines to find local information.”

2017 11

The 2 Things I Do for “Netflix Productivity”

Productivityist

Netflix isn’t exactly considered a haven for productivity. But once you start leveraging some of its features, it winds up being more productive than most content-consuming platforms. I should know because I watch Netflix regularly and still get all the things I need and want to do done. And I do this by doing these 2 things: tagging and clipping. Tagging. In my to do list app (for personal use, it’s Todoist) I have created a “Netflix” label.

2017 11

The Profound Effects Of Meditation On The Mind

Dumb Little Man

Life can feel like it’s moving at a VERY fast pace. Sometimes, it can be exciting and all-encompassing, like you’re riding an energetic wave of creativity and excitement. At other times, it can feel overwhelming and frantic. Which side of the coin are you currently on? Do you feel stressed and burnt out trying to keep up? Or do you feel energized, fresh and ready to take on the day? Hopefully, it is the latter of the two.

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Declutter cardboard boxes

Clutter Coach

by I worked with a client yesterday to declutter her garage. It went faster than we thought it would because a quarter of what was in there turned out to be empty boxes! I find many people hang onto boxes for a variety of reasons. This client was moving and thought they’d be helpful. In my experience with movers, they hate packing a truck with boxes in dozens of sizes that don’t stack together well.

3 Ways to Promote Your Limo Service

Small Business CEO

Limo services need to continually come up with interesting and creative ways to promote their business. By accomplishing this challenge, you’ll get a better reputation in the industry, increase your service’s sales, and ultimately add more clients clamoring for your phenomenal services.

2017 11

Words That Include “Dur”

Daily Writing Tips

If a word begins with or includes the element dur , it’s likely to be part of the word family derived from the Latin verb durare , meaning “harden” or “last.” This post defines the members of this family.

On A Journey To Build A Dream School Together In Austria

Dumb Little Man

I am a Community Manager and, as part of the job, I talk to our users a lot. They tell me all sorts of stories, from what they enjoy the most about our product to how they recently traveled to Greece for a 10-day vacation. If you’re going to listen to them, you’ll surely feel inspired to start chasing and building your dream. But, there is one that really caught my attention.

Define the steps

Clutter Coach

by Define and write down the actual steps you will take to complete any project, even if you know them in your head. This also helps you know what not to do. This is the first tip in my new, free book, 101 Productivity Tips (to get the important things done at work). It’s from the first section about defining your work. I’ve written before about the value of writing things down , not only to remember them, but to clarify your own thinking.

4 Pricing Strategies That Can Boost Your Online Sales Fast

Small Business CEO

When sales are low there are various things that can be done. You can use many strategies and make so many site modifications. A part of the strategies that can be used are connected to pricing. photo credit: Toni Girl / Flickr.

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Start a Freelance Writing Career in 2017

Daily Writing Tips

Every year more and more businesses discover the potential of the Internet, websites and social networks to generate leads, customers and sales. Every website or social media account needs fresh content, however, and that is why the demand for freelance writers keeps growing.

How To Allow Yourself To Be Vulnerable Even If The Thought Scares You

Dumb Little Man

It’s extremely uncomfortable for anyone to open up to others. Every time the people around you talk about their true feelings, there is a sense of dread and wishing it would be over. So, you push them away. Or never let the relationship evolve naturally because you refuse to take it to the next level. This takes a toll on you because you know you’re being dishonest and treating yourself unfairly. It eats you up inside and you’re unhappy.

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Technology of the week: Paper by 53

Practically Perfect PA

Today’s technology of the week: Paper by 53. Here are all the details… What is Paper by 53? Paper by 53 is a very simple, free to use app for your iPhone or iPad that lets you take notes, scribble ideas, write text, put together charts and diagrams, write on photos and screenshots.

Top 5 Tips For Keeping Your Employees Motivated

Small Business CEO

For those on the outside looking in, running a business might seem like a luxury. While it does have its benefits, these individuals often ignore the complications and hardships associated with running a successful business.

How to Collaborate With Your Customers to Be More Successful

On The Job

Think about the last time you were asked to fill out a customer satisfaction survey. Chances are, you rated everything “fine” and then moved onto something else. You may have actually been fine with the service or the product, or maybe you didn’t want to be a hater and give the company a bad rating.

Cure Your Skin Today: The Best Adult Acne Home Remedies

Dumb Little Man

When your face is breaking out, you just want to crawl into bed and not come out all day long. And as you feel embarrassed, you can’t help but wonder: Wasn’t acne supposed to be left behind in your teenage years? Adult acne is frustrating, embarrassing and difficult to deal with once it develops. Its causes are far more complex than teenage acne which makes it even harder to eliminate.

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Marketing video for Data backup solution – IT Support client

Andrea Kalli

My newest marketing video for Data backup solution – IT Support client. Designed and edited by [link] – Andrea Kalli – Video Design. Video Editing Services. Video Marketing. If you want to see more, check out my showcase videos: [link]. Technology Marketing Videos for your IT Support and Services or MSP Business. The post Marketing video for Data backup solution – IT Support client appeared first on Video Design, Editing, and Marketing Virtual Assistant. Video Marketing