:: 10 Tips to Improve Time Management
Managing time is a major struggle for many of us.
Lack of productivity and procrastination are usually the
result of poor time management. Make the most of your time
by taking advantage of these helpful tips...
1. Make Lists
Lists help keep you focused and on task. Create a list of
tasks in advance for the upcoming day. When you find yourself
distracted or unsure of what to do next, refer to the list,
which will help put yourself back on track. When you complete
a task, cross that item off the list -- this will give you
a sense of accomplishment, and will also help motivate you
to tackle the next item on the list.
Tips for Improved Time Management
:: Tips to Get Things Accomplished
All of us start the day with every intention of
completing a variety of tasks, but unfortunately many of
us become distracted as the day moves on. Or even worse,
we are tasked with crisis management, and at the end of
the day we find that we have made little progress in whittling
down the day's planned tasks. As well intentioned as you
may be, it seems to become a routine, and one that far too
many of us fall into.
to Get Things Accomplished
:: 3 Market Research Tips for Small Businesses
Market research might sound like a big-business
luxury, especially if you service a limited local area.
However, market research is a valuable growth tool for businesses
of every size.
:: The Impact of Natural
Disasters on Small Businesses
A survey of 600 small business owners conducted
by Alibaba, Vendio and Auctiva in December of 2012 illustrated
their preparedness in the event of a natural disaster, and
the results were not too promising.
:: Free Tools to Monitor Your Brand
There are a number of things that you can do to
monitor your online brand, as well as monitoring the brand
of a competitor. Being aware of what is said, and when it
is being said, will allow you to react in a timely fashion.
Tools to Monitor Your Brand
:: A New Version of PageGate
SMS Gateway Available
version 6 is now availalbe. The new features of PageGate
include: basic two way support for cellular modems, support
for newer operating systems, and improved support for USB
:: Techie Humor
humor for webmasters and podcasters!
:: Need Business Cards?
Card Store has a great selection of business cards by
profession. Simply select your profession to find great
customizable business card designs.
:: Small Businesses Are Respected
According to a 2012 Public Affairs Pulse Survey,
88% of adults interviewed have a favorable view of small
businesses. Only 16% said the same about major corporations.
:: Small Business SEO Tips
Questions and Answers on Search Engine Optimization
:: Small Business Scams
Small-business owners continue to be a big target
for scammers. Although some schemes focus on specific occupations,
pretty much any small business is ripe for a rip-off in
a burgeoning new trend: Scams that play on a company's need
to promote itself in a still-struggling economy.
:: Facebook Graph Search
for Small Businesses
Last year, the social media powerhouse rolled out
Timeline, a feature that set off a stream of concerns about
privacy as it became easier than ever for visitors to scroll
through years of Facebook posts. For businesses, though,
Facebook Graph Search is likely to bring consumers. Rather
than having to wait for a customer to recommend your company,
you may find that searches are naturally leading new customers
directly to your Facebook Page.
:: Ready for Valentines Day?
Is your Small Business Ready for Valentine Day
:: Figuring Out EdgeRank
for Small Businesses
Figuring out EdgeRank for Small Businesses.
:: 5 Free Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses
Every business needs some kind of advertising,
and small businesses need it even more to get customers
and clients. Although advertising can be quite costly, there
are some proven strategies you can use to promote your business
successfully for free. Here are five of the most awesome
ways to do this.
:: 8 Ways to Come Up with
a Business Idea
The start of the year is a great time to gear up
to start a business. But, of course, you first need to figure
out a winning concept.
:: Small Business Support Sliding
For some strange and unknown reason, the Small
Business Administration has changed how it defines government
support of small businesses, which will inadvertently destroy
many small businesses, especially those supported through
the Department of Energy.
As with most BureauSpeak, this may a bit tough to follow
– the SBA decided that government agencies need to increase
their support to small businesses to 10% of their budget.
Sounds good. Sounds like an increase. But it is not.
:: Do You Backup Your Social
Do you back up your social media? Whenever something
sketchy happens to your favorite social network's TOS, there
are always folks who say they're packing up, taking their
data and leaving. But backing up your social data doesn't
have to be a last resort. After all, who knows what might
happen to the cloud.
Do you back up any of your social media accounts on a regular
basis? Would you if it was a little easier? If you don't,
do you just not care about all those Instagram pictures
you've taken of dinner, or do you trust that they'll be
there forever and ever and ever and ever and ever?
:: The Rise of Infographics
Infographics break down data visually, helping
viewers make sense of complex information. Their popularity
has increased with the rise of social media, fuelling the
need for instant results by providing content in bite-size,
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