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October 2012

Fall is well underway here in Kentucky, and the foliage is absolutely brilliant! This weather makes me want to get out of the office, but sometimes as we all know, email correspondence can take over a good portion of the work day.  Well, I'm happy to share several outstanding tools in this month's article, designed to enhance your email operations so you can gain control of your inbox and get on with life.  Enjoy!

Dedicated to Your Success,
Carol


14 WAYS TO TRANSFORM GMAIL INTO A PRODUCTIVITY MACHINE

With over 425 million users, Gmail is arguably the most widely-used, free email service available today. In fact, TopTenReviews.com has rated Gmail #1 for security, organization and composition.  Beyond its basic awesome capabilities, you can now take Gmail to the next level and transform it into a productivity machine with these additional features and integrations:    

RAPPORTIVE

This is undoubtedly my favorite new business tool.  If you use social networks to connect with business associates, colleagues and potential clients, Rapportive is nothing less than a game changer!  It makes it a snap to grow your network without ever leaving Gmail.  When you open a new email message, a box appears to the right with the contact’s photo and links to their social profiles, websites, blogs, etc. From there you can directly interact with them on those networks by sending invitations to connect, liking and replying to recent posts, etc.

BOOMERANG
Provides automatic reminders and scheduled sending plus a host of other helpful services. Perhaps the most useful networking tool that Boomerang provides is ...... READ MORE




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Carol Aldridge, Owner of Progressive Business SolutionsIf you have a particular administrative or marketing question and want more information, feel free to CONTACT ME.  I’m always happy to share my experience and provide further resources to help you streamline and grow your business.

 
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Cool Tools

POCKET
When you find something you want to read later, put it in Pocket!

DOODLE
Doodle helps you schedule meetings, polls and other appointments. It's simple, quick and free. 

MAPFAB
MapFab offers you a clever way to create, edit and share Google Maps.
Top Business Pick

Top Picks

Powerful articles for small business owners:

Combine Your Email Accounts Into A Single Inbox http://bit.ly/QcqisN

How to import your favorites and bookmarks from Internet Explorer to Google Chrome. http://bit.ly/V5Abxs

How to Turn Any Website into a Desktop App  http://bit.ly/T026ip

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