I hope you enjoyed this presentation on how to set up Gmail filters. See more how-to’s and presentations over on my YouTube channel
One of the tasks I used to do when I first started out as a Virtual Assistant was basic book-keeping. Knowing how to keep your records can be confusing, but I found that a simple Excel spreadsheet worked very well for recording businesses expenses for freelancers and small to medium companies. (more…)
Grouping your email contacts will really save time in the long run. Grouping them means you can manage them more easily and even use your list as a Customer Relationship Manager (CRM) system and mailing list.
If you don’t use Gmail then I’d highly recommend doing so. I use one single Gmail account to import loads of other emails accounts so I can manage them all in one place without logging in and out constantly. Plus Gmail has loads of other amazing features that save you time and hassle. (more…)
I’m going to say something quite geeky and sad now… I love my RSS reader. There, I said it. I must explain that the reason I love it is because it’s not your average run of the mill, boring Reader – I use Feedly which looks like a clean, glossy magazine page and is beautifully designed that it’s simply a pleasure to use. (more…)
I import lots of email accounts into Gmail (because it’s a one-stop productivity machine of awesomeness of course) and I often try out some of their related apps. I’ve already written about Boomerang for Gmail and today I want to tell you about Rapportive. (more…)
Social Media can be used to find out what people think of your product or service, gather market research, recruit, deliver better customer service, interact with customers, promote events and offers, show people what you do and to keep up with industry developments… and it’s all free!
Having an online presence raises your brand awareness, marks you out as knowledgeable in your field, helps you build and maintain relationships, and when people connect positively with you online, they spread the word. Which leads to good things. (more…)
I collaborate remotely and always advise my clients to import everything into Gmail. This gives them access to loads of productivity apps through Google Labs, the ability to share their calendars and email accounts, as well as access to a load of Google plugins. Here’s what I thougt of one of them – Boomerang. (more…)