Electronic Organizing

12 Days of Productivity: Day 6 – Mobile Devices

Book Recommendation: The 80/20 Principle
We’ve all heard of the 80/20 Rule or Pareto Principle.  But when applied to business, this rule can help you become more efficient and prioritize your day.  

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Quiz: Do you have an email management problem?

Wondering if you could benefit from improved email management?  Take our quiz to find out!

1.  How many email accounts do you have?
     A.  1-2
     B.  3-4
     C.  5+

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How iPhone 5 may help (or hurt) your productivity

In a widely publicized press conference, Apple announced the arrival of the iPhone 5 today, and if you're like me, you want to know what all the fuss is about and if it's worth it to upgrade.

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Choosing Paper in a Digital World

In today’s age, it seems as though everyone lives and breathes through their digital devices.  Some of us check email on our mobile phones, while others take notes at meetings using tablets.  At Innovatively Organized, we often highlight apps and online resources that we find to help boost productivity for busy professionals, such as our Add Comment

5 Reasons why syncing mobile devices is important

Keeping your mobile devices in sync is one of the best ways to help yourself stay productive when on-the-go!  If you use multiple devices – a laptop, a desktop, a smartphone, a tablet – it’s important to set up your accounts and tools to sync across all of them.  For example, if you use a virtual notebook, make sure your account is logged in on each of yo

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5 Benefits of Consistent File Naming

Ever tried finding a document, photo, presentation, or file on your computer…and after exhausting every possible location, come up short?  You were positive that you saved it, but you just can’t find it?

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Shared Contacts Get Cleaned Up

Scroll through your phone for a moment and look at how many contacts you have stored. Now consider how many contacts a small company may need to stay on top of regularly. A company recently came to us for help tackling just this - their overwhelming contact lists.

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Tips for Organizing your Bookmarks

Every time I start browsing the web for research, I typically end up visiting numerous sites that I don’t have time to review fully at the time but will want to come back to in the future.  With a long list of favorite websites to visit, it can be challenging to keep track of them.  Whether you need to keep track of your favorite blogs to read, or you have several important sites that you reference at work, organizing your bookmarks can be tedious.

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Virtual notebooks help reduce digital clutter

One of our favorite digital tools to reduce digital clutter and go paperless is a virtual notebook.  In particular, we currently are enjoying feature-rich products such as Microsoft OneNote and Evernote.  Not only do they sync with multiple devices so you can stay productive on-the-go, but they help organize digital notes, files, and information.  Think o

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