Category Archives: Technology

4 Tactics To Manage Your Inbox While On Vacation (With Free Out-of-Office Templates)

The word ‘vacation’ comes from the Latin vacare, which means ‘be unoccupied’.

In ancient times, wealthy Romans would leave their daily occupations behind to see the great wonders of history. Thanks to the modern wonders of technology, we don’t need to actually visit the ruins of the Acropolis to see what it’s like. However, it has also become a lot easier to never be unoccupied at all, as our inbox can travel with us to almost every destination.

People deal with their inbox on vacation in different ways, which tactic do you use?

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Why Excel Is So Often Used – or Abused – as a Database

Spreadsheets, like Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets, are designed to calculate stuff. However, lots of people use them to simply store and share data. As a developer, this used to freak me out. I wondered why every estate agent, PR consultant, marketeer or office assistant in any agency I’ve worked with, uses spreadsheets for storing names, addresses and phone numbers.

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3 Rules of Productive Agencies and How Tech Helps You Not to Break Them

Whether you’re running a creative agency, a real estate agency or any kind of consultancy agency, one thing is certain: you face strong competition. Sure, each marketing, SEO or financial services agency has unique strong points, but generally speaking, every agency in your niche does the same job. Tough, isn’t it?

Use Tech to Increase Your Agency’s Efficiency

As your competitors will offer similar services to the public and employ agents with similar talents, you have to find another way to stand out from the pack. Harnessing the power of technology to increase the efficiency productivity of your team might be just the way to go.

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7 CRM Alternatives That Won’t Break the Bank

Customers expect you – and your team – to remember what they told you last week, and what their particular interest in your services is; it’s how you show them that they are the most important people for your company. A product that can help you in doing so can prove invaluable for your company. Maintaining relationships with your consumers is at the peak of importance nowadays.

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The Ultimate Productivity Hack To Make Today a Good Workday

Let me break it to you gently. Instead of reading this article, you could be making yourself useful, by doing some work… …

Are you still here? Welcome, and don’t feel bad about yourself. People aren’t robots, and we all need the occasional distraction from work. Reading this will take you about 2 minutes, consider it a moment of relaxation and bonding with a kindred spirit. That’s useful too!

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Work from home? Here’s how to tackle your productivity problems

No need to travel to work everyday; not having to worry about what to wear to the office; no possibility of getting distracted by a talkative colleague. Yep, that’s working from home for ya.

The benefits of working from home are very tempting. ‘Working from home’ is a concept that is quickly becoming more acceptable with employers. More and more multinational companies are giving their employees flexibility by allowing them to work from home. This doesn’t only increases the productivity of the employees, it also boosts their morale. Working in the confines of one’s own personal space with flexibility to dress or undress according to one’s wish and the mood to choose any corner of the personal space as office zone sounds so exciting. Working from home is fun.

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