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August Tech Tip: Why Your Business Needs a CRM System

As an independent or small business owner, you NEED a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) system and I’m going to tell you why – efficiency, quality service, higher productivity, and more money. It’s important to track all customer relationships whether they’re prospective, current, or past. CRM systems organize all of your interactions and don’t need to come at a high cost.      Customers are important, but as we’re learning in our modern age, data is more important.    How do you know a CRM is

August Efficiency Tip: Start Your Day Off Right!

You’ve probably heard that waking up at 4:30 AM is good for your productivity, or maybe you even do it – I bet you’ve noticed a difference, haven’t you? This month, I want to talk about establishing a morning routine, every day – yes, this means the weekends, too! Creating a solid morning routine will increase mood, productivity, and set you up for success in both your personal and professional life. When you wake up early, it allows you ample time

Cloud Document Storage 101: A Beginner’s Guide

When it comes to business, we all have information we need to share with business owners, partners, employees, etc. It can be a bit overwhelming at first, but technology is on our side! The trouble is finding the right technology solutions that are easy to use and make the most sense for your business.

Efficiency Tip of the Month: Multi-Tasking is a Myth

I’m guilty… of multi-tasking. You’re probably guilty too! Multi-tasking is a growing common business task, but that needs to STOP. Time management is something I harp on a lot with my clients and multi-tasking ISN’T helping you – I promise. This month’s efficiency tip of the month is STOP multi-tasking.  First-off, the term multi-tasking shouldn’t even be used. It’s just not a possible action and there’s research to prove it. Time is our most precious asset, but by multi-tasking we’re not

Why I Chose ClickUp for Project Management Over Asana and Trello

If you don’t know this already, project management software is your BEST FRIEND if you own manage, or even work at a business. There are so many tools out there, but I’m here to help you weed through and find the best tools at the best prices… or better yet, FREE. ClickUp is one of those tools.  I was previously a dedicated user of Asana, but my recent discovery of ClickUp has changed that!  If you’re not familiar with project management software,

Drink Water

When you work all day long, whether it be in an office or with the kids or BOTH, it’s easy to be distracted from drinking as much water as you should – Health authorities commonly recommend eight 8-ounce glasses, which equals about 2 liters, or half a gallon. This is called the 8×8 rule and is very easy to remember. As an efficiency tip, you’re more productive when your body is being taken care of! You may not think it directly affects

CamCard – Tech Review

^ Have you ever been this person? ^^^ What is CamCard? CamCard is a contact management app, with logic to scan specific data from business cards by simply taking a photo of the card. It can also create a personal QR code with your information to be scanned by others when meeting at outings or networking events. It’s a life-saver when it comes to saving time collecting, organizing and re-distributing business cards collected over the years. Why Should You Use It? CamCard was designed