Tools to Help Your Employees Work from Home

Dumb Little Man

There are numerous tools available online, both free and paid. Whatever it is you need, there’s almost always a tool available for it, like video conferencing tools, audio tools, productivity tools, and even project management templates. Tools for Productivity.

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Collaborative tools for 2019

Practically Perfect PA

There are so many fantastic platforms available that will really help you work collaboratively and today I wanted to share some collaboration tools for 2019. Featured Office Technology Task Management admin administrators assistants Collaboration tools EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Productivity Tasks technology Virtual Assistant

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The Right Tools For the Job

Simple Productivity Blog

For example, in college I never owned a tool set. Not only can the right tool make the job go faster, but finding places where your productivity is pinched can help you pinpoint where you need to find better tools. Productivity Tools aff

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Creating Your Personalized Productivity Tool Kit: Top 10 Tools to Consider

Dumb Little Man

You can improve your chances of success by exploiting personal productivity tools. These tools offer outstanding features that aid in creating tasks, setting timelines & reminders, performance tracking, time tracking, creating reports, team collaboration, file sharing, etc. With so many tools around, you may wonder what is the most popular personal productivity software to boost time management skills? Cool Tools Productivity

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Collaboration tools for small businesses

Practically Perfect PA

Today I wanted to share some collaboration tools for small business. These collaboration tools are bound to help make communication, project management and sharing ideas easier, faster and a whole […]. Apps Featured Office Technology admin administrators assistants collaboration Collaboration tools EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Tasks technology Virtual Assistant

Free Google Tools for Your Non-Profit

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Free Google Tools for Your Non-Profit appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Did you know that Google offers a suite of tools to qualified non-profits? They are cloud-based tools, managed by Google, which may help reduce your … Continue reading Free Google Tools for Your Non-Profit → You just finished reading Free Google Tools for Your Non-Profit ! The post Free Google Tools for Your Non-Profit appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk.

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Using the Right Tools

Simple Productivity Blog

I've talked about how you can take a tool that is not quite right and make it work for you. This is good if you cannot use a tool optimally, or don't really know how to use it fully. There are times, though, when you do know how to use a tool, but are forced to use a sub-optimal or substitute tool. The post Using the Right Tools appeared first on Laura Earnest. Productivity Tools

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Tech tools to organise any event

Practically Perfect PA

Here are our favourite tech tools to organise any event. Tech tools to organise any event On-site communication My number one tech […]. When it comes to managing an event, there are so many moving parts and so much to think about. Using technology to help manage your events will make the task so much easier.

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Productivity tools and tips for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

As we have so much to do and the workload is never ending I thought I would share my productivity tools and tips for Assistants. During October’s Virtual Summit I will be showing our attendees 20 pieces of technology that can help with productivity for Assistants. This overview will give you a good understanding of […].

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10 tools to help you work remotely

Practically Perfect PA

I’ve spent quite a bit of time recently looking at how many Assistants are now working remotely or working with a remote boss and I can tell you there are a lot of you managing this new way of working. It is only going to become more common so I thought I would share with […]. Apps Featured Office Technology admin administrators apps assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant technology Virtual Assistant

2018 182

5 tools to help create organisational charts

Practically Perfect PA

Having worked through a few company restructures in my career I have often been given the horrible task of creating new organisational charts. Back in the day, there were only two platforms available for this job – PowerPoint and Visio, they had their problems, and although, yes, I could create charts with both programmes, I […]. Featured Office Technology admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant technology Virtual Assistant

2019 159

Top technology tools for working remotely

Practically Perfect PA

At the Future Assistant Conference I was talking to an Assistant who did not work in the same office as any of her Executives. Not a single one. I was a bit flabbergasted to be honest. Because, she wasn’t a Virtual Assistant. She had been hired by the organisation to work with an Executive […]. Featured Office Technology admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant remote working technology

2018 193

5 Essential Tools And Apps To Build Your Early Startup

Dumb Little Man

Quire is a simple, fast and lightweight task management tool made to help teams break down their ideas into smaller and smaller tasks, so they can tackle them one by one. If you are struggling with building your startup, now is a good time to use one or more of the tools mentioned above. Your startup can be successful when you use the right tools, and spend the right amount of time on the right tasks. Business Cool Tools Tasks

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Best Tools to Use In Designing Christmas Cards

Dumb Little Man

Below are some of the best tools you can use in designing Christmas cards: Canva. The best thing about this tool is that it lets you drag and drop elements. With this tool, you can design your card in minutes and there is no limit for customization. The best thing about this tool is that it has a mobile version. To create a custom card with this tool, just apply photos and filters. How to Choose the Best Tool For You. Cool Tools Holiday

2019 109

5 Tools For Entrepreneurs To Boost Productivity

Dumb Little Man

Business Career Cool Tools Lifehacks Organization Procrastination Success Technology For an entrepreneur, 24 hours in a day is just not enough. That is because there is always more things that can be done in a day. This often leads to burnout and a general loss in motivation. A 2005 study conducted by the International Game Developers’ Association showed that people working more than 8 hours a day tend to become extremely unproductive and tired.

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5 free tools to help with your productivity

Practically Perfect PA

Before we dive into our list of productivity tools, I want to spend a few minutes talking to you about the importance of keeping up with the latest technology. Firstly it makes us more productive – can you imagine still using a typewriter for your minutes, carbon copy paper for anything that needs to be […].

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4 scheduling tools to try in 2018

Practically Perfect PA

Well, we are a few weeks into 2018 and I have seen a ton of articles, opinion pieces and social media messages about technology, specifically Artificial Intelligence, taking over the role of Assistants. I can understand the cause for concern because so many of us are still battling with the perception of the Assistant role. […].

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25 tools for managing social media accounts

Practically Perfect PA

Many Assistants are being asked to look after their Executive’s online profiles and their organisation’s social media messaging. It can be a time-consuming task that requires some thought because social media platforms change so rapidly. During next month’s Virtual Summit we will look at the structure that you can put in place to manage social […].

5 Instagram Tools That Can Boost Brand Performance

Dumb Little Man

To get started, here’s a list of the top 5 Instagram tools every aspiring brand should have. This tool is ubiquitous to every business account holder’s repertoire. Simply Measured is a free report-generating tool for Instagram users. This is one of the few Instagram tools that can handle up to 25,000 followers free. Just log in to authorize the Simply Measured tool to pull information from your account. This is quite the marketing analytics tool of the future.

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21 Top Travel Apps and Tools

Dumb Little Man

Cool Tools Mobile Organization Stress Travel How did we live without smartphones? If there’s one time that you really rely on these gadgets, it’s when you’re traveling. Or more to the point, when you’re trying to travel but are instead stuck in an airport wondering if you’ll ever actually see the inside of a plane, semi-edible food or your luggage ever again.

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A Simple Tool for Leading Productive Meetings

Practically Perfect PA

I hate meetings. Long or short, large or small, food or no food, outside or inside, morning or afternoon — it doesn’t matter. Meetings drain the life out me, and I’m guessing most of you feel the same. There’s even a book called, Meetings Suck by Cameron Herold. Unfortunately, meetings often resort to nothing more […]. Core Skills Featured Meeting Management Writers admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Meeting Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

2018 162

Making A Tool Work for You

Simple Productivity Blog

Not all tools can be used optimally by all people. This applies whether it is a physical tool like a hammer or a productivity system. Today we will look at an approach to allow you to get as much out of a tool as you can. It's a matter of how we use the tools to get things done. The post Making A Tool Work for You appeared first on Laura Earnest. Productivity ToolsI've always maintained that there is no magic bullet in productivity.

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Effective communication tools

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This particular skill has many facets and today I want to look at the various communication tools we can employ to make us better communicators. But, how do you make this an effective tool? Email certainly has its place as an effective communication tool and I fully expect assistants to email their Executives on a daily basis. Quick, informal messaging tools that help you keep in touch with your Executive are great and really useful.

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When A Tool Becomes A Black Hole

Simple Productivity Blog

Productivity tools don't have to be complicated. Today we'll look at rules for good tools, and what to do when a tool becomes a black hole. The post When A Tool Becomes A Black Hole appeared first on Laura Earnest. Productivity ToolsThey simply have to work. A solution isn't a solution if it's too complicated, unusable, or a black hole. If it's too hard to use, you won't use it.

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5 Web Advertising Tools to Boost Your Sales

Dumb Little Man

An internet or online business needs real tools for it to get immediate success and brand awareness. Without these tools, any online business success is bleak. You can choose from a wide array of web advertising tools by just browsing, really. However, keep in mind that every one of these tools has a particular work and not every one of them is extremely valuable for your business. Web advertising tools are important for businesses to succeed.

2019 117

20 tools to help manage your Exec’s travel plans

Practically Perfect PA

Just think how much time you spend organising travel for your Executive or your team? It’s a lot, right? Maybe 20% of your week? Maybe more? That time will be taken up by meticulously planning trips with the hope that nothing will go wrong while their Executive is away from the office. But from missed […]. Core Skills Featured Travel admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Key Skills Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

2019 158

Productivity Tool Overview: Pomodoro

Simple Productivity Blog

This June I will be looking at my go-to tools - the ones in my productivity toolbox. The post Productivity Tool Overview: Pomodoro appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. I have long believed that true productivity requires a variety of methods. Some days you need to may need to focus on a specific task and power through. Some days you may need to sprint through a bunch of tasks. Some days you may need to focus on your energy.

2015 149

Ubersuggest vs. SEMrush: Head-to-Head SEO Tool Comparison

Small Business CEO

Properly implementing SEO requires a well-defined approach and tools to augment your strategies. However, with the myriad of SEO tools available online, it can be challenging to figure out which SEO tool is perfect for your business.

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Tools That Work: FollowUpThen.com

The Solopreneur Life

I want to give you a heads-up regarding a free email-reminder tool that I’ve begun using. Related posts: Tools That Work For The Solopreneur Life: Password Wallet. Tools That Work for The Solopreneur Life: Third Tribe. Tools That Work For The Solopreneur Life: WorkingPoint Accounting Software. Office Productivity Organizing productivity Time Management Tools That Work

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Productivity Tool Overview: Autofocus

Simple Productivity Blog

This June I will be looking at my go-to tools - the ones in my productivity toolbox. The post Productivity Tool Overview: Autofocus appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. I have long believed that true productivity requires a variety of methods. Some days you need to may need to focus on a specific task and power through. Some days you may need to sprint through a bunch of tasks. Some days you may need to focus on your energy.

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How To Work And Travel The World: 10 Helpful Tools

Dumb Little Man

Over this period of time, I tried a lot of useful digital tools that helped me to deal with the freelancing duties more efficiently. In this article, I decided to present you the 10 most productive online tools that can improve the capabilities of any remote worker. 10 Tools to make you a Super-Efficient Remote Worker. Learning Tools: Udemy. Planning Tools: Trello. Trello is an excellent planning tool. Financial Management Tools: On the Job.

2018 157

Productivity Tool Overview: ABC-123

Simple Productivity Blog

This June I will be looking at my go-to tools - the ones in my productivity toolbox. The post Productivity Tool Overview: ABC-123 appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. I have long believed that true productivity requires a variety of methods. Some days you need to may need to focus on a specific task and power through. Some days you may need to sprint through a bunch of tasks. Some days you may need to focus on your energy.

2015 142

How to use ‘Feedback-to-self’ as a development tool

Practically Perfect PA

In this blog post, I’d like to share an extract from my award-winning book “A-Z Pearls of Wisdom” on how to effectively use “feedback-to-self” as a development tool. Hello! If you enjoy this read, remember you can order my book from Amazon (e-reader version is available too) or I can bring copies with me if […]. Core Competencies Featured Sponsored posts Writers admin administrators assistants Career EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Productivity

2018 135

Top 3 Gmail Productivity Tools

Office Organization Success

However with a bit of perseverance and re-thinking the way I worked, I found some great Gmail productivity tools that allow me to do pretty much the same as I used to do in Outlook. So there you go … my top three favorite Gmail tools to increase my productivity. Plus there are tools, scripts, examples, mind maps, checklists, and resources throughout the entire program.

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Automate Your Business! Top 5 Automation Tools

Office Organization Success

Over the years I have worked with many different automation tools (either in my own business or for my clients) that have helped to support an online solo business owner, and today I’d like to share my top five favorite ones with you. All of these tools I use in my own business today – and they’re a huge timesaver as well as creating a more streamlined and automated business for me.

2013 151

4 Ways to Make Your Website an Effective Business Tool

Dumb Little Man

But what can you do to make your page more professional and a more effective business tool? See Also: 10 Tools To Improve Your Business Writing Skills and Grow In Your Career. Many websites have those popup screens that offer some kind of text or tool. The post 4 Ways to Make Your Website an Effective Business Tool appeared first on Dumb Little Man. If you hesitate in showing your website to somebody, then you can be sure it’s not up to scratch.

2017 177

5 tech tools to help gather employee feedback

Practically Perfect PA

Assistants are getting more and more involved in shaping the culture of the organisations they work for and getting feedback from their colleagues and co-workers. Getting feedback on how everyone feels is often done just through conversations in and around the office and of course, in the bar afterwards. However, there are a lot of […]. Apps Featured Office Technology admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant technology Virtual Assistant

2019 133

10 Tools & Tips For Escalating Your Productivity

Dumb Little Man

A lot of us put in a lot of time and work in our daily activities, and push ourselves to the limit without getting the desired outcomes. This can be really frustrating and can take a toll on your health. Here are a number of tips that will help you get the most out of your time and efforts without infringing on your well-being. Read more ». How To Lifehacks Productivity Workplace

2014 219

How to Increase Shopify Sales with The 5 Best Tools for Beginners

Dumb Little Man

You’ll also need the right tools that can help you simplify your day-to-day management tasks. Before we get to those tools, here are some great reasons why you should consider Shopify: Great e-commerce platform (500,000+ people think so). 5 Tools to Help Increase Your Shopify Sales. The post How to Increase Shopify Sales with The 5 Best Tools for Beginners appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Cool Tools Money

2018 148

The Best Marketing Tool For Your Solopreneur Business

The Solopreneur Life

If there was an inexpensive marketing tool that would increase your business’s customer acquisition, conversion, and retention, would you use it? How about if the tool gave you heightened knowledge customers’ wants and needs while also creating a tangible, valuable asset? Related posts: Is Twitter Losing Its Power As a Tool For Solo Businesses? Testing Webtype’s New “Font Swapper” Tool.

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5 Must-Have Tools for Networking Online

Dumb Little Man

Social media is a game-changer in many ways. It’s hard to imagine how we ever kept in touch with distant friends and family before Facebook, LinkedIn and all the other social networks came along. Today, you can update your entire network on how you’re doing with the click of a button or the upload of a photo. That’s good news - as long as you aren’t one of those types prone to drinking and posting. Drunk dialing looks pretty tame by comparison to p **g off your entire social network all at once.

5 Awesome Tools To Help You Newbie Geeks With Your Open Source Project

Dumb Little Man

So, as you kick-start the new year aiming to achieve and share greatness, here are five easy-to-use tools that can help you. GitBook is a simple online and desktop tool for building books. Like GitHub, it is seen as a tool for programmers. Not to mention it comes with the best Markdown experience you will ever find, as well as tons of packages like Pretty JSON that will make your use of this tool even richer. Cool Tools Freelancing Technology

2017 161

24 Online Collaboration Tools That Let You Leave The Office Space Behind

Tips From T. Marie

Online Collaboration Tools Online Meetings We all know about Skype , but there are lots of other choices out there for conducting live online meetings. Business Tips Online Tech Tools online collaborationLocation-less offices, remote employees, virtual assistants , and online service providers. This is the changing face of today’s small business offices. Business is becoming less and less tied to a location for various reasons.

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