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Speed up your browsing with “Custom Search Engines” in Google Chrome

We’re always looking for ways to get things done more efficiently. Very simply, if we can save time throughout the day we can get more…

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Best apps for your new phone or tablet

If you just received a new phone or tablet as a gift, you’ve probably been digging in and downloading lots of great apps for it….

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Protecting your digital assets

Over the years, we’ve all begun to accrue a rapidly growing collection of digital assets.  These range from photos of your kids, to business websites,…

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A couple of cool new tools to use with Dropbox

Over the last few years, I’ve made it quite clear that I’m a huge fan of Dropbox.  It’s so simple, so useful, and (for most…

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Don’t let the meta drag you down; the two minute rule

As I’ve mentioned a few times before, keeping my inbox at zero is a huge part of my organizational process, and I attribute much of…

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Get more productive by trying new things

I was working with a client recently that declared that they didn’t want to use Google Apps because Gmail is too “weird”.  While I agree…

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Being productive on the road

I’ve worked hard for the last few years to be productive while away from the office, but a recent trip to Michigan showed me what…

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Unemployed? Some tips for job hunting online.

I have a number of friends who are unemployed, and I’m often sharing various suggestions with them.  I thought it’d be useful to them (and…

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Organize Your Digital Life 4 – Organize Your Files

This is the fourth in a series of posts in the Organize Your Digital Life series. If you’re like most people, you have files on…

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