Category Archives for "Systemise"

How to Set Up a Gravatar

set up your gravatar

If you have a gravatar set up and connected to the email address that you are using to comment on a site, blog or forum, then your photo (or the image that you have set up on the Gravatar website) shows automatically, which saves you from having to upload your profile photo any time you register on a site, that uses Gravatars, with your email address.

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Organising Your Inbox

organising your inbox

In this age of ‘always on’ communication, your email inbox fills up quickly, doesn’t it?! And not always with emails that you actually need or want to read; there’s often too much spam and junk mail. It can be really distracting and can get in the way of being productive, especially if email is a major part of what you do. And often important messages end up getting lost amongst the junk. Read More

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Do You Know How to Use Your Technology to Best Effect?

how to use your technology

I’ve just left an Engage for Success Social Engagement Sub Group meeting (must come up with a shorter title!) and a topic I kept coming back to was about having work flows and processes to get things done in the smoothest, most efficient way, so they happen. But that, of course, relies on people knowing how to use the technology properly in the first place.
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2 Managing Your Emails to Reduce the Overwhelm and Free Up More Time

managing your emails

I can remember a time when we didn’t have email. Yes, I am that old! We now seem to be suffering from email overwhelm everywhere we turn; at work, on our phones and at home.
Email can be a great timesaver and can help to get things done much more quickly than in the past. You can use it to help you to be organised and get more work done but if you’re not managing your emails properly it can also take up far too much of your time.
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Getting Started with Evernote

evernote

Evernote is one of the tools that I use every day on all of my devices.
It is a place to keep your notes, articles, images, recipes, scans, sounds, to do lists, video (and the list goes on!) organised into notes and notebooks with tags to make it easy to find anything at any time.
It syncs across all your devices from your smartphone to your tablet to your computer, which means you have your notes available everywhere
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