Every home office worker needs to be polished, professional, and organized. Learn the most effective ways to be professional without sacrificing the home office perks. All you need is a little organization to be successful.
Use these great reviews and articles on the lastest organizational software, gadgets, and tips to help keep your home office effective and efficient and to keep you organized. Never lose an invoice or an e-mail again.
RSS helps you stay on top of blogs, social networks, and news especially when you rely on a feed or news reader to track it all in one place. Do the many feeds overwhelm more than help you? Get RSS under your control.
If you wait until the beginning of your work day to think about organization, you’re already probably facing disorganization. Get some hints here how you can be proactive instead of reactive about staying organized.
As 2009 begins, many home office professionals realize that they need a new way to keep their information organized for ease of access. Not only will this make it less frustrating to find much needed information, but it will save time. Learn easy ways to organize your home office files.
A well-managed email box helps you become a more organized and efficient worker. Whether you use your email for business, personal or both, having an email system makes it easier to find things and manage.
Use Outlook? Thunderbird? Eudora? Some other email application? You can move all those emails out of them into Gmail. Why? Because you can connect to Gmail from anywhere outside your home office. All you need is a computer and internet connection and Gmail is there for you.
Email subject lines are not only for the person receiving email, but also for you. Do you want to open every email message trying to find a specific email? Better subject lines help you scan your email for what you need when the search tool fails.
In your home or small office, the most important and valuable asset is almost certainly your information: your contacts, your knowledge, in some cases, your entire business is the information you hold. In the good old days, you could keep it safe with a large padlock, but no longer!
The Container Store is a one-stop shop for getting organized. Take a look at what they have to offer to get your home office work space in tip-top shape.
Own a home-based business? Drowning in a sea of paperwork and pining to get organized? Read these tips on how long to keep bank statements, tax records, receipts and other business documents, and you will know just what you need to keep, and for how long.
Home Office Tech terms that start with the letter “L” and are often used in the BrightHub Home Office Tech channel, from lighting to liability to licensing.
Organize the data on your PC and work faster and more efficiently.
Avoid common organizational mistakes and pitfalls in your home office.
Throwing stuff away is the most important step you can take to get and stay organized.
Home office users often overlook the critical aspect of backing up the data on their computer’s hard drive, placing their trust on the reliability of their system. It isn’t until their system crashes that reality sets in and problems arise. Here’s a look at simple tools to ease the backup process.
If you use Microsoft Word to take notes, create reports, write research papersprepare thoughts for a speech or organize ideas for a PowerPoint presentation you are missing a bet by not using Microsoft OneNote 2007.
Windows Vista is neither as bad or as good as it is often portrayed. However, one area of weakness is its compression of files and .zip emulation. 7-zip provides a freeware alternative which can address many of the issues with the internal Vista functionality.
Many people think that they have to purchase expensive file cabinets and systems in order to organize all of the paperwork in their home office. However, with just a few simple items anyone can organize their papers for under $50.