Category Archives: Electronic Information Management

Increase productivity with Evernote during the holidays

This time of year, especially because of the holidays, my calendar begins filling up with lots of  “to-do’s” such as client events, shopping trips and out-of-town travel. In the past, having a hectic schedule made it even harder to remember things like directions to a party, gift ideas, and people to add to my holiday card list. Most of […]

Organize your media collection with online swaps!

We’ve all been there – you’re organizing your home and create a pile of books, DVDs and CDs that you have no more use for. Your friends don’t want it. You could just donate it but…you can’t help but think about all of the money spent on these items. Enter http://www.swap.com, and paperbackswap.com, where you […]

Stay Organized with Firefox Home on iPhone

I’ve been using Firefox Home as my mobile Internet browser on my iPhone, and there are some great benefits: What you have on your desktop goes with you on your iPhone – your Firefox history, bookmarks, and open tabs. You won’t have to retype URLs or spend time searching for your favorite websites. Every time you launch […]

Upcoming Webinar about organizing your contacts

Weighing Your CRM Options Thursday, November 4th 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM PDT Effective Customer Relations Management (CRM) helps you manage sales and client communication and tasks so you can stay focused on reaching prospects, clients, and vendors and plan for your business’s future. In this session, learn about: – Tracking/managing leads, customers, and contacts to drive sales. – […]

TeuxDeux

TeuxDeux is a free electronic “to do” site that can be used to keep track of your current and future tasks without using scraps of paper than can get lost in the shuffle. You can easily access the program from you desktop or mobile phone (they have an app for the program here), cross off […]

Video: See how one office celebrates being paperless

ScanSnap is one of my favorite products to reduce paper clutter. See how this office uses ScanSnap to maximize fun and minimize paper.

Secure shredding resource in Seattle

One or two pieces of personal information is all it takes for identity theft to take place. Now more than ever, it’s important to effectively manage the disposal of confidential letters, financial papers, receipts, and electronic media – both at home and at the office. A local service that I recommend is Datasite. They offer residential and business shredding […]

Gmail offers clutter control for email inbox

Internet users send an estimated 60 billion emails every day around the world. With so many messages coming and going, how do you prioritize your inbox and choose which ones really deserve your attention? Gmail product director Keith Coleman very clearly says, “It used to be people wanted to separate spam from not-spam, but now, […]

Tracking tasks on your iPhone

Keep better track of your to-do list on your iPhone with 2Do, a free iPhone application to help you stay organized on-the-go! Since your contact list already lives on your iPhone, this is a great tool to remember birthdays, meetings, phone calls, errands and shopping lists.

Help a charity by donating your old electronics

Get Hitched Give Hope is a local non-profit group started by businesses in the Seattle area who specialize in the wedding and bridal industry. They host an annual event to raise funds to grant wishes for breast cancer patients. This year, they are partnering with BuyMyTronics to help reduce and recycle electronic clutter and raise money! I’ve talked about […]