NEW Canada Anti-Spam Law effective July 1 (And how not to be a spammer regardless of location.)

Denise Aday

Our emails may have an international readership, so we have to stay abreast of the current laws about sending commercial electronic messages. The most basic thing to remember is that you need to have and maintain a verifiable record of someone’s consent , their permission, to start or continue emailing them. Being in your CRM or address book does not count, either ethically or legally.) My favorite email marketing provider, MailChimp , says 12 months. ( CC by 2.0

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NEW Canada Anti-Spam Law effective July 1 (And how not to be a spammer regardless of location.)

Denise Aday

Our emails may have an international readership, so we have to stay abreast of current laws around the world about sending commercial electronic messages. The most basic thing to remember is that you need to have and maintain a verifiable record of someone’s consent , their permission, to start or continue emailing them. Being in your CRM or address book does not count, either ethically or legally.) My favorite email marketing provider, MailChimp , says 12 months.

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E-mail Etiquette

Laughing all the Way to Work

Email is no longer just for personal use, with all our accepted short forms: LOL, U, GB and a co-worker's favourite, OMG! With the increasing use of email as the first choice for business correspondence it opens a whole new world of dos and don'ts for the assistant.Here are Some Good-Sense Email Etiquette Tips: Email Salutations: Although email is less formal than writing a letter it is still polite to open with a greeting.

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Top 5 Tips for Avoiding Employment Lawsuits

The Small Business Blog

Make certain that you have strong, unconfusing policies on employment. Stay within legal guidelines regarding employment. A good recordkeeping policy is essential. A good record-keeping policy is essential. Benton Said on August 17th, 2010 at 10:40 pm Many companies, especially small businesses, don’t seek legal advice on employment matters because it costs money to hire a lawyer. E-Mail me or follow me. You ask a question, I answer!

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How to Keep Your Struggling Remote Team Motivated

Dumb Little Man

Make yourself available to answer queries and make it a habit to reply quickly to emails. Though you can’t possibly conduct every meeting over a video call, you need to have a policy for when video calls should be implemented. Paying your employees on time is a legal obligation.

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How to Select a Safe New Bingo Site in 2019

Dumb Little Man

Legality. The very first order of business is checking out the legality of online gambling in your country. When it comes to the UK though, playing bingo online is perfectly legal for anyone over the age of 18. If you have any questions about the site’s legitimacy, reaching out to the customer support via telephone, email, or live chat, should provide you with the answers you need.

2019 142

Top 5 Tips for Writing a Staff Handbook

The Small Business Blog

Include policies on issues such as discrimination & discipline so that your position is clear and in writing. Make sure you include a disclaimer stating that the handbook is not a legal document. We may send you a confirmation email to check you are a real person We are sorry but any violation of the above rules will mean an automatic removal of your comment. E-Mail me or follow me. Outsourcing Options For Small Business Focus on your business, timeshare professionals.

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Leading and Working with a Multi-VA Team

Denise Aday

I’m very cognizant of such boundaries, both from a legal and a respect standpoint. One is the occasional “pop in” on client/team member discussions, whether in project management comments or email. Things that require highly specialized knowledge and have legal ramifications I just won’t bring in-house as a service offering. Continuing reflections on IVAA Live Summit 2010 (#IVAA10)…. I love discussion panels.

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This outed priest’s story is a warning for everyone about the need for data privacy laws

Vox Open Sourced

But it does say in its own privacy policy that it shared users’ age, gender, and location with advertisers until April 2020. Location data from dating app Grindr appears to have outed a priest. Chris Delmas/AFP via Getty Images. Your location data is for sale, and it can be used against you.

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10 Moments When Being a Freelance Writer Sucks

Dumb Little Man

You wrote a lovely post, sourced images randomly and forgot to attribute the owners or even check their copyright policy. They spot it, red flag it and send you a please-take-it-down email threatening legal action in 7 days. You hurriedly check your inbox and there’s the email you somehow missed sitting and smiling in your Spam folder! And the blog’s policy says you’re responsible for whatever you post!

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Best Advice On How To Successfully Start Your Online Business

Dumb Little Man

Instead of trying to build a website, do email marketing, and then run multiple content and paid ads in one week, why not just focus on building a website first, and critically analyze that it’s in optimal and acceptable form before moving on to more complicated processes.

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Internet Monitoring Software: A Productivity Booster

Productivity Bits

A good number of SMEs now have policies in place that allow their staff to use the internet and email in order to chat, bank online and even play games during their working day yet provide guidance on what they can and cannot do. In most cases, policies are adhered to but what happens when one member of a team pushes the boundaries too far – the one who feels compelled to more time online on personal stuff while his colleagues are busy at work?

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The E-tiquette of E-mail

Laughing all the Way to Work

Watson Associates gives the following e-mail tips for Email Salutations in her e-bulletin Business Writing Updates: “There are several options for starting an e-mail in North America as our business culture is not as formal as other areas. Your company may have a policy on what they want you to include in the signature line and what it should look like, but generally you would include your name, title, company name and address, telephone and fax number.

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10 Positive Ways How Recruit CRM Has Been Changing The Recruiting World

Recruit CRM

Our team plan is ideal for recruitment firms that are just starting out and has features such as— deals pipeline, 50,000 companies (per user), 10,000 candidates (per user), job board posting, unlimited bulk emailing, Chrome source extension, Zapier integrations etc.

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What To Do When Debt Collectors Harass You at Work

Dumb Little Man

What is a collector legally allowed to ask? It’s a good idea to let collectors know your workplace policies for personal calls, either in a letter or over the phone. What about texts, faxes, and emails, does this law apply to those? Being in debt is a job in itself. You work long hours only to come home to letters from debt collectors demanding payment. There are scammers calling your house trying to cheat you out of more money with promises of debt consolidation.

2018 141

What the American dream looks like for immigrants

Vox Open Sourced

More significantly, they found that shifts in immigration policy and country of origin have not altered the pattern — and that it holds true whether the first generation was poor (in the bottom 25th percentile of income distribution) or relatively well-off (in the top 25th percentile).

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Write The Best Job Descriptions In 7 Easy Steps | Free Templates

Recruit CRM

Apart from describing the tasks, talk about the leave policy, workplace bonuses, yearly paid leaves, vacation plans, health insurance, employee stock options etc. Examine consumer behaviour and modify email and advertising campaigns accordingly.

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3 Questions About Emphasis

Daily Writing Tips

In legal documents, descriptive terms for entities such as Plaintiff or Corporation have traditionally been capitalized to emphasize for the purposes of legal precision that they refer to specific entities and not, for example, any plaintiff or corporation in general. This usage apparently spilled over from the legal department into the rest of the corporate headquarters without question at one time and became entrenched.

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Workplace Harassment and Bullying

Laughing all the Way to Work

I am not a lawyer and this is not considered legal advice in any way, but we recently had a lawyer come to speak to us about workplace harassment and bullying and it really cleared up a few things for me. Here some links with more information: Ontario Government website on preventing workplace harassment and bullying Canadian Human Rights Commission information on anti-harassment policies for the workplace Legal aspects for United States.

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Want to expand your horizons? 35 new books from TED speakers that will enlarge your world

Ideas.Ted

In this book, she presents evidence that while large philanthropic donations and headline-making policy changes may get most of our media attention, they are not the only tools to achieve peace.

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The Do’s And Don’ts Of Digital Document Management Systems (DMS)

Small Business CEO

With flexible working and Bring your own Device (BOYD) policies becoming the norm, it is increasingly difficult for business owners to keep track of one of their most valuable company assets, i.e. their business-related documentation. If important files, such as client proposals, technical notes or legal NDAs for example, generated on laptops or Tablets belonging to outreach personnel are not backed up, then you could end up losing precious data if they are lost, stolen or tampered with.

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10 Tips for Taking Effective Phone Messages

Ian's Messy Desk

The date and time will be important if need to support a process for certification or legal reasons. Comment by Ian McKenzie on October 14, 2010 @ 4:21 pm Trackbacks Leave a comment Subscribe to blog posts by Email The Essential Motivation Handbook The Zen Habits Handbook for Life! Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

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Trump’s lawsuits against Facebook, Twitter, and Google will probably go nowhere

Vox Open Sourced

The lawsuits, which are being filed in conjunction with the pro-Trump populist America First Policy Institute, accuse the tech companies of censoring users for their political viewpoints. Former President Donald Trump filed lawsuits today against Facebook, Twitter, and Google.

Grow Your Business With These Eight Processes Every Business Should Have

Stephanie LH Calahan

  In addition to ensuring that those you bring on are consistent, you will have a variety of tax and legal considerations to manage in order to get it right.    An employee policy manual and job descriptions are a great place to start.   When you create your policies, make sure that you include active listening skills.

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Over 250 US Coworking Facilities

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients. We are considering serving the accounting/tax needs of these legal Coworking entities across the US for a free exchange of advertising to their members.

2010 165

The E-tiquette of E-mail

Professional Assistant Blog

Your company may have a policy on how they want you to address people in external business e-mail. Watson Associates gives the following e-mail tips for Email Salutations in her e-bulletin Business Writing Updates: “There are several options for starting an e-mail in North America as our business culture is not as formal as other areas. That way the reader can relax and continue to read the email knowing you are not shouting at them.

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How to Say No Without Saying No

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

This way if you have to say no, they can see you took their request seriously by considering it a lot and you can choose how you get back to them - in person, phone, email, as appropriate. Let me check with my wife/husband, boyfriend, boss, supervisor, accounting, HR rep, Legal, etc. I have a personal policy that I consult my family/accountant/lawyer/life coach/priest first OR think about it for 24 hours, 3 days, a week, or 2 weeks.

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Standard Operating Procedures: Tips for Creating Business Systems | Office Organization & Office Efficiency | OfficeArrow

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Why a Single Phone Line is All You Need

The Marq

A complete UC package involves other services such as email, IM, and presence meta data. Here are the features that Google advertises on its home page as part of the Google Voice features (they include features that require getting a number with Google Voice), with an explanation of the benefits of each: Google voicemail : voicemail like email What this means is that your voicemail is saved to Google servers, similar to how web-based email works.

Do you ask for permission or forgiveness? | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

I’ve happily signed up for all kinds of email lists. I recently had a discussion via email with someone regarding the CAN-Spam Act (US) and Anti-Spam Act (Australia). In the US it’s legal to sign someone up to your email list without asking their permission. It might be legal, but is it right? I’m getting fed up with marketers who tell me it’s legal, as if that makes it morally and ethically correct.

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When you suspect a co-worker has a substance abuse problem.

Laughing all the Way to Work

it requires a firm culture that discusses recovery openly and strongly support it -both in action and written policy. and hopefully, they have supportive procedures and policies in place to help them." Dates (Writing out dates) Diagnosis or Diagnoses Dictionaries Due to Electronic dictionaries Email Salutations Exclamation marks versus question marks Expressing Currencies Expressing Time Fewer vs. Less Further vs Farther Grammar or Style Hope: the Word??

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What happens to your website if you die | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

That means possibly posting something to your blog, sending out a press release, tweeting a public notice or emailing clients. Twitter,Facebook, your project manager, your to-do list app, Google Analytics, your bookkeeping software, or your email accounts? First I made sure she knows how to get into PayPal and then second I said go into my email “Online Contacts&# folder and email everyone there. Then email (a client) and ask him to help you sell my sites.&#

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Say No to Solo Work | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

You can even send an email just to say hi. separate legal entity, thinking of both formality/professionalism and personal liability). Get RSS right here Get email updates here Recent Posts What to Do When You Feel Like You Can’t Catch Up How to Take the Next Step in Your Freelance Career What To Do When Clients Haggle Which Type of Entrepreneur Are You?

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How to find your writing voice | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Or in a legal boardroom. Sarah – Even if you’re not a copywriter, these exercises can help with simple things like client communication, emails, etc. Get RSS right here Get email updates here Recent Posts What to Do When You Feel Like You Can’t Catch Up How to Take the Next Step in Your Freelance Career What To Do When Clients Haggle Which Type of Entrepreneur Are You?

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Drive-By Website Critique Service : Denver Motorcycle Lawyer | Men.

Men With Pens

You see, your potential client is a motorcyclist who has been injured in an accident and needs your legal expertise. Get RSS right here Get email updates here Recent Posts What to Do When You Feel Like You Can’t Catch Up How to Take the Next Step in Your Freelance Career What To Do When Clients Haggle Which Type of Entrepreneur Are You?

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Are You Interfering With Your Readers' Lives?

Men With Pens

Is there a legal disclaimer in place? Get RSS right here Get email updates here Recent Posts What to Do When You Feel Like You Can’t Catch Up How to Take the Next Step in Your Freelance Career What To Do When Clients Haggle Which Type of Entrepreneur Are You? We respect your email privacy Well never rent, sell, or otherwise share information we collect, because thatd be a violation of everything we believe in. "I

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Which Person Would You Talk To?

Men With Pens

I received a personal email from Simon the next day, in which he said he would put the CD in the mail that day, and he also said that he was happy to hear from me because it gave him fond memories of a visit he’d taken to Canada.

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