We’re not the e-mail aficionados we believe we are. Too many of us rush, miss chances to build relationships or forget to convey key information. Here are four mistakes to avoid: 1. Don't use vague subject lines. 2. Don't bury the news. 3. Don't mash everything into a paragraph. 4. Don't cut it short.
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Can you guess what the most common online password is? Actually, you probably could guess. Internet-security firm Imperva recently reported that 123456 is the most common password. Second-most common is 12345, followed by 123456789. And the fourth most common password is “password.”
Yes, you should be on Twitter … and not just to talk. One CPA, for example, is having great success by listening. He checks for local CEOs who are Twittering and follows them. He tweets back with a tip or tax angle to consider. He’s landed several new business accounts this way.
Are you maximizing all that your BlackBerry offers to simplify your life? Here are 10 shortcuts: 1. Create the @ symbol and the dot when typing e-mail addresses by clicking the space bar. 2. To end a sentence with a period and a space and then capitalize the next word, click the space bar twice at the end of a sentence. 3. Capitalize a letter by holding it down ...
If you’re ignoring the middle button (or scroll wheel) on your mouse, you’re missing some shortcuts and only using your mouse to 70% capacity. Odds are, you get around documents and web sites just fine without using it, but, as Rick Broida points out in PC World magazine, there’s a world of potential in that little button.
If your web site is too stuffed with repetitive keyword phrases, the text on your pages can end up sounding so clunky that prospects leave almost as soon as they arrive. How can you marry searchability with readability?
Question: “Our company uses GroupWise messaging and collaborative software, but we don’t have an IT person to help with the software. Can anyone recommend a web site or a course where I can find help on how to use it?” — Tara