Archive for 'Time and Technology'

Password Power-Find Time for Affirming Reminders!

Posted on July 14, 2014 by , under Time and Technology.

Password Changes

Password Changes

Password changes are becoming a regular part of our on-line lives. They are a necessary and increasingly complicated inconvenience as we all work to stay one step ahead of hackers looking for our credit card numbers and other personal information.

Many websites and applications require  (more…)

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Gmail Chrome Extensions Track Your Mail and Save Time!

Posted on July 7, 2014 by , under Time and Technology.

Gmail Tools

Gmail Tools

For Gmail users, MailTrack is a free Chrome Extension that is worth taking a look at.

What it does is simple – and very helpful.  It lets you know whether your mail has been opened.  This is a functionality that many businesses already include in their e-mail systems, but it hasn’t generally been available for web-based e-mail clients like Gmail. (more…)

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Complete for Gmail – Chrome Extension Types for You to Find Time!

Posted on June 30, 2014 by , under Time and Technology.

CompleteComplete is a Chrome extension for Gmail that has the potential to find you lots of time!

My VA recently came upon this Chrome Extension and, being a fan of anything that speeds up the process of on-line work, brought it to my attention. (more…)

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Pictual and an E-mail Cyber Monday Time Tip!

Posted on June 23, 2014 by , under Time and Technology.

Pictual SamplePictual is a nifty app that my VA just discovered for creating infographics to share in social media. If you’d like to find a way to quickly create a visual update to share with your friends and followers, then I suggest that you take a look at Pictual.  (more…)

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Your To Do List at Your Fingertips with Dayboard

Posted on June 16, 2014 by , under Time and Technology.

To Do ListA To Do List is a key tool for keeping your tasks organized and your top priorities  at the forefront of your consciousness.

In the past, we’ve written here about ways to make your to do lists more useful (so that you really do what’s on your list) and more user friendly. (more…)

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On-Line and Losing Time? Use Time Plans and Boundaries to Find Time

Posted on June 9, 2014 by , under Time and Technology.

On-Line TimeOn-line activities take up more and more of everyone’s time these days.

Whether you go on-line as part of your business and marketing plan, or simply use  (more…)

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Google Docs-Tricks and Tools to Save Time

Posted on June 2, 2014 by , under Time and Technology.

Google DocsGoogle Docs is a tool that’s becoming more and more popular.

As a venue for working and sharing information with your team Google Docs has the significant advantages of being available on the web and being free. (more…)

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Everplans – Planning at Its Hardest and Most Meaningful

Posted on May 26, 2014 by , under Time and Technology, Time as We Age.

EverplansEverplans is a service that offers tools for planning what to do and where to keep important information that your loved ones will need access to after you have died.

Memorial Day certainly brings to mind, very poignantly, the necessity for such planning.  (more…)

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reCAPTCHA – Enhances Security and Makes the Most of Time!

Posted on May 19, 2014 by , under Time and Technology.

ReCAPTCHAreCAPTCHA is a variation on the CAPTCHA tool that most everyone who frequents websites is familiar with.  Familiar and, very possibly, annoyed with as well … am I right?

CAPTCHA’s are those little strings of letters (and sometimes numbers) that you have to (more…)

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Time-Saving File-Sharing App – Try Send Anywhere

Posted on May 12, 2014 by , under Time and Technology.

Time-Saving AppTime-saving apps for both mobile and desktop devices are at a premium, with new ones appearing nearly every day. And sorting through them all can be a full-time job in and of itself.

That’s why we like to use our Cyber Monday posts to share productivity-boosting, time-saving tools (more…)

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Security On-Line: 2 Factor Authentication, Authy, and Your Time

Posted on May 5, 2014 by , under Time and Technology.

Security On-LineSecurity on-line is a topic that’s more and more on people’s minds, after disruptions like the recent Heartbleed attack.

If you’ve ever been hacked or had your system infected by a virus, or fallen prey to a phishing scam, you know how important on-line security is – and how much precious time can be lost when  (more…)

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Spritz Speeds Your Reading – A Revolution for Finding Time?

Posted on April 28, 2014 by , under Time and Technology.

Click_to_SpritzSpritz is a technological innovation as well as a new way of thinking about reading – and I have to say, it’s very intriguing!  The basic aim of Spritz is to provide readers with a reading venue in which they can focus on content without having to put time and energy into moving their eyes to scan for meaning.  (more…)

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Gmail Tips and Time-Savers

Posted on April 21, 2014 by , under Time and Technology.

Gmail TricksGmail, for all its foibles, is an e-mail client that offers quite a bit of flexibility and can save you time and effort if you are willing to explore a bit.

Indeed, as with so much of the software we use, the capabilities far outdistance what we know about and use.  The point is, not to overwhelm yourself  (more…)

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Heartbleed, Sudden Change, and Managing Your Time

Posted on April 14, 2014 by , under Time and Technology, Time Management Skills.

HeartbleedThe Heartbleed Bug has had a significant impact on internet traffic, and on TIME in recent days.

If you haven’t heard about Heartbleed, it’s important that you learn about it!   (more…)

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Focus with Fokus or Evernote Clearly and Find Time!

Posted on April 7, 2014 by , under Time and Technology, Time Boundaries.

Focus is KeyFocus is a key element in your productivity, and it can be a challenge when working on-line.

How many times have you been working on a task on your computer, only to have your focus waver as your eye catches an interesting headline? Your curiosity piqued, you click the link, opening a new tab, (more…)

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