Category Archives: Productivity

Is a Call Center in your future?

For many small, medium and large companies outsourcing to a call center is a great way to create more sales and help existing customers with tech support and customer support needs. While some larger companies have the money, time and resources to form their own call center, most smaller and mid-sized businesses choose to let a call center outsourcing company do the heavy lifting for them.

ShiftPlanning Makes Setting Schedules for Businesses Easy

Name: ShiftPlanning ()
Quick Pitch: ShiftPlanning Provides free employee scheduling tools to businesses of all sizes.
Genius Idea: ShiftPlanning is a web-based tool for companies that want a way to easily and efficiently manage work schedules and availability.
Schedule management, especially for companies or individuals who work remotely, can be difficult. Sure, you can …

Siri Assistant Turns Your iPhone into a Personal Assistant

At the beginning of the week, Dag Kittlaus wrote a post for Mashable about the birth of the virtual assistant. Today, Dag’s company, Siri, is releasing its iPhone app, Siri Assistant. Siri helps people get things done, by combining intelligent voice recognition with hooks into tons of different web services, making it easy for people …

Timothy Ferriss, Author, The 4 Hour Workweek

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What an awesome talk! Be sure to take notes. Tim gives some incredible nuggets of marketing genius!
Let me know what you think in the comments…
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TimeDriver – A revolutionary online personal appointment scheduler

Here is an interesting piece of technology for helping with scheduling appointments. Looks pretty handy and affordable too. It also seems pretty painless and with how lot’s of professionals now sync a smartphone of some sort to their calendar a service like this could keep them up to date without having to personally answer the …

Awesome, simple and affordable contact management system!

Manage your daily tasks, build your relationships, and turn contacts into customers; all in one place, available all the time and from anywhere you want to work.

Oprius allows distributors to import data and get to work immediately. The service is designed for ease-of-use, so anyone with basic computer skills can quickly learn the intuitive navigation.
The …

Statistics on social networking and work

A recent Computerworld article reported some some surprising research discoveries:
• 54% of U.S. companies have banned employees from social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and MySpace
• 19% of companies allow social networking for business purposes only
• 16% allow limited personal use
• 10% of 1,4000 CIOs said companies allow workers full access to social networking …

Is multi-tasking really working for you?

After my laptop crashed today I had a rude reminder on my hands that doing too much at one time isn’t the best solution. Much like the motorcycle rider in this photo. You know, the one with the Big Gulp in a friggin CUP HOLDER on his bike! Sometimes we all try to do so …