I am always trying to find ways to streamline and speed up my work activities. Blogging using WordPress is something that I find a little tedious, especially if I have images to add. Going through the image uploading and inserting process is counterproductive.
We've released a new website today to replace what we considered an old and outdated design. Our old site was not actually that old, nearly 2 years, but in web years that must be getting on quite a bit! Having a new website every year or two, or at least a major revamp, is always a good idea to ensure your business on the web keeps up with the times and utilises the latest technology, search engine recommendations and user experience and expectation changes.
In a recent post I talked about searching for a perfect task management system to help organise my work project and tasks with the goal of becoming more productive. I have since started to use Todoist, and although lacking in some areas, it is so far the best Task Manager I have found to suit my needs. Integrating with my GMail is crucial and this was one if it’s selling points.
A customer recently asked me for advice on how to speed up their office computers that have been running quite slow lately. There are quite a lot of reasons this may happen so I decided to document a few of the top ways I use to identify and remove the causes of a slow computer. But if these don’t work then it may just be time for a new computer! Note: this is for Windows XP, Vista and 7.
Here’s a quick explanation of how email accounts provided by most website and email hosting providers work (such as us), where and how your email is stored, issues that may occur and some recommendations for different uses.