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Organizing Your Gmail Inbox with GTD labels

Organizing Your Gmail Inbox with GTD labels

Where I live it’s hot in the summer,  it often rains in the afternoon and you can almost see plants grow in the garden. Unfortunately,  it’s not only the plants – the same can be said for the weeds. Yesterday I pulled a weed out of a flower pot that was the size of a small,  thorny bush! I swear it must have grown that much in a week! You can go out in the garden an pull weeds,... [Read more]

How to make a pdf document for free online

How to make a pdf document for free online

Sometimes it’s handy to make a pdf document. I love pdf, it’s easy to send, easy to link to, easy to use. The best thing is that you can layout your document exactly the way you like it and nobody can change it, which is not the case with a word document. Often we create documents in word, but when we share them and want them to be printable documents or forms, it’s easier to change... [Read more]

What is Google Wave?

What is Google Wave?

People talk about it, but no one could really tell me what it does, or what it’s good for. Then I found this video — it was an aha-moment for me, because I have this problem all the time. If you work with clients and deal with long email conversations, you’ll recognize this too. Is Google Wave going to help keeping email conversations from becoming huge misunderstandings? Take a look.  Read More →

Google Voice Introduction

Google Voice Introduction

Here is a short video that introduced Google Voice. I recently got my invitation, and I’m getting ready to set it up. I think this is going to be very useful to us small business owners. Can you imagine to be able to sort your calls this way – and to customize voice greetings.  Read More →

Twitter for Small Business

Twitter for Small Business

I woke up early this morning, I have a lot to do and was a bit stressed. I started to go through my emails and check my google reader while the coffee was brewing. I subscribe to the famous copywriter John Carlton’s newsletter, and today he sent a link to an interesting story about twitter. Small business owner often ask us about Twitter. “What do you do with it?”, they ask or they... [Read more]

Eleven Traits of the Best of the Best

Eleven Traits of the Best of the Best

1. The Best know what they truly want. At some point in their lives, the best have a “Eureka!” moment when their vision becomes clear. Suddenly they realize what they really, truly want to achieve. They find their passion. When that happens they are ready to strive for greatness. They are ready to pay the price. 2. The Best want it more. We all want to be great. But only the best of the... [Read more]

How to Get the Most Out of Your Work Day

How to Get the Most Out of Your Work Day

Small business owners and entrepreneurs wear many different hats. Often you are the sales manager, the marketing department, the CEO and the bookkeeper rolled up in one busy bee. How do you stay on task? One of our biggest challenges in this day and age is to stay focused. There are so many distractions, especially when you work for yourself on the computer. The email notifications pop up, friends... [Read more]

The Road to Hell!

The Road to Hell!

Out with the old “ in with the new. It’s time for change. At the end of every year, many entrepreneurs feel the need create a new plan for the New Year. Many people like to make New Year’s resolutions, there’s even a whole website devoted to it. It seems like many of us try to make the same change year after year. According to www.resolutionsnewyear.com the most popular New Year’s... [Read more]

Elevator Pitch – Do You Really Need One?

Elevator Pitch – Do You Really Need One?

I think the name comes from the movie industry, but I’m not sure. It is said that you should be able to finish your pitch to someone before the elevator reaches its destination. It’s a good idea to have a pitch ready, because you never know who you’re going to meet and when it’s necessary for you to talk about your business. Often one of the most difficult tasks small business... [Read more]

Twitter For Business or For Fun?

Twitter For Business or For Fun?

Have you heard about Twitter? It’s a nice little application that let’s you stay in touch – and if you run a blog it’s a great tool for posting. To learn more, take a look at this video:  Read More →

Meat and Potatoes for Your Affiliate Diet

Meat and Potatoes for Your Affiliate Diet

Posted by Tom Kulzer (AWeber CEO) Think of banner ads as the spice in your affiliate diet. Sprinkle them around, but for a heartier helping of sales, you’ll need something more solid! Learn to give your visitors longer, more descriptive pre-sales text. Revamp your affiliate advertising using these simple steps: Pull the Reader in Introduce the Product Explain the Product’s Significance Tell... [Read more]