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10 Virtual Assistant Providers

by Thursday Bram - on Dec 13th 2010 - 1 Comment
Virtual Assistant

A virtual assistant can make a world of difference in your ability to get things done — but it can seem like you need a virtual assistant just to hunt up someone to help you. Thankfully, there are plenty of services that can automatically provide you with a VA, and while you may have a few more constraints than if you do a search...

10 Ways To Get Office Supplies Delivered

by Thursday Bram - on Nov 23rd 2010 - No Comments
Boxes Around A Globe

When you’re managing an office, the time it takes to actually leave the office may be put to better use. If you’re willing to sit down and make a list of what your office actually needs, rather than wandering the aisles of a local store, you can have your office supplies delivered as you need them. That sure beats driving...

10 Professional Screencasters

by Michael Kwan - on Oct 31st 2010 - 1 Comment
Person On Computer

When it comes to understanding software or navigating through a website, a screencast can be a much more effective tool than a simple screenshot. Videos are so much more powerful than pictures and the same holds true with screencasting. A screencast is a digital recording of what appears on a computer screen and it may also be known...

5 Services For Organizing All Your Email In One Place

by Luke McKinney - on Oct 28th 2010 - No Comments
People Meeting Around Computer

Surviving smartly in the modern world means most of us have multiple email addresses. Work, real life, and a spare spam-catcher (or three) for those silly sites which honestly believe watching a video clip is worth your name and address — they allow us to filter and organize our incoming traffic, and that’s more essential...

25 Fall Tasks & Projects To Outsource

by Thursday Bram - on Aug 22nd 2010 - 1 Comment
Autumn Leaves

As summer nears an end and fall approaches, the change in seasons introduces a number of pesky to-dos. Thankfully, many of these items can be outsourced, freeing up more time to enjoy the autumn leaves — or whatever it is that you do. Winterize your home: Many handyman services offer a package deal where they come to your home and...

30+ Places To Buy Prepared Meals Online

by Michael Kwan - on Aug 10th 2010 - 5 Comments
Plate of Shrimp and Beef Skewers

Maybe you’re too tired at the end of a long work day to bother. Who has the time to make up a shopping list, visit the grocery store, look up the recipe, prepare the ingredients, and cook the meal? These are all very time-consuming and eating out all the time is neither healthy nor cost-effective. There has to be an alternative. And...

25 Childcare Tasks & Projects To Outsource

by Thursday Bram - on Aug 4th 2010 - No Comments
Child Throwing Tantrum

When you have children, one of the most important things you can do is spend time with them. Using your outsourcing skills to get projects off the table so that you can do just that simply makes sense. One of the best reasons to eliminate the time-consuming tasks that wind up on your plate is family, after all. Choose a daycare: Sites...

25 Hiring Tasks & Projects to Outsource

by Thursday Bram - on Jul 14th 2010 - 2 Comments
Uncle Sam

The process of finding and hiring a new employee can be a lengthy one. But there are few steps that can’t be outsourced, at least in part. Here are 25 HR-related chores — from recruiting to writing job listings to hiring freelancers to creating an internship program — that can help you find a new employee without spending...

25 Communications Tasks & Projects To Outsource

by Thursday Bram - on May 6th 2010 - 1 Comment
Can Telephones

Over the course of the day, you do a lot of communicating — from making phone calls to sending emails, it may seem like all you ever do is communicate. And, for some of you, that’s absolutely the case. However, there are ways to streamline how you communicate by outsourcing different aspects — such as managing contacts,...

25 Moving Tasks & Projects To Outsource

by Thursday Bram - on May 6th 2010 - No Comments
Moving Box

Moving is one of the most stressful experiences you can go through, whether you’re packing up your house or your office. Not only do you have to get everything into boxes, you have to organize the unpacking when you get to your final destination. There’s a saying that three moves are as a good as a fire: things get misplaced...