Clean Your Old Email With Email Retention Policies

Simple Productivity Blog

The same applies to email, though, which has been used in court cases. But how long do you have to keep the email from Great Aunt Edna talking about the snowstorm? That's where setting up an email retention schedule comes in. You can clean your old email with email retention policies. I get a lot of email every day. If I didn't delete most of it outright, I would have overrun my email capacity years ago. Email

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How To Email: Seth Godin’s Email Checklist

Productivity Bits

Email has been around for quite some time now. Email holds a very important role in our daily interaction with our fellow human beings. For many of us, email is a simplistic form of communication – one that wouldn’t take too much of our brain power to do. But if you are like some people, email is not as intuitive as it’s supposed to be. Email is very old but not all email users know how to properly use it. Email should be common-sense.

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How To Improve Your Business’ Email Response Time

Dumb Little Man

Promptly responding to the emails you receive is crucial for an array of reasons. If popular media has convinced you that “email is dying,” I encourage you to think again. In fact, email is doing the exact opposite. trillion emails will be pushed out annually.

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Understanding The Basics Of Cold Emails

Recruit CRM

At some time or the other everyone is supposed to use cold emails. Cold Email Marketing has a response rate of 29% when the email is personalized. Still, cold emails remain one of the best tools to recruit new candidates. Are Cold And Spam Emails The Same?

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How to Create a Sales Policy That is Fair to ALL of Your Clients

Office Organization Success

When you start developing your multiple streams of income business by adding products and programs which are available on your website, there’s a very specific policy you need to have in place … and that is a clearly defined Sales Policy. A client comes to you after the deadline and says they didn’t read your email in time, can they still receive the discount? The best way to do this is by creating a Sales Policy page that is linked to from all of your own sales pages.

Adhering to the "Open Door" Policy

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Adhering to the "Open Door" Policy By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, February 19, 2008 Filed Under: Meetings , Prioritize I n my last job, I had my own office. We strive for an “open door” policy, but of course, there are times when the managers hold meetings or make phone calls and have their door closed. Just remember, if your company has an “open door” policy, please adhere to it.

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Email vs. E-mail

Daily Writing Tips

Electronic mail,” which originally referred to any electronic document-transmission method, including production of facsimiles (also known as faxes), dates back to the 1960s, and in the early 1970s, the abbreviation was codified in the computing world as email. The Chicago Manual of Style , which sensibly favors minimizing the use of hyphens in prefixed terms, has long recommended email. If email , then ebook and so on. Original post: Email vs. E-mail.

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How Simple Policies Can Change Your Business

blogs.sitepoint.com

While this makes sense, it doesn’t mean you should ignore behind-the-scenes business administration tasks, such as setting policies. Policies that outline how you run various elements of your business, and why you do it that way, set boundaries and create a foundation for the business. Having policies like this can often be the difference between a good business and a great business. Telephone Policies - What phone numbers will you share with your clients?

Time Spent on Social Networks Exploding; Email and IM Fading

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 using email and instant messaging less.    From the article: "the uptick in social networks led to the 28% and 15% declines in email and instant messaging, respectively."

Email Isn’t Dead. Here’s Why You Should Be Using It to Market Your Business.

Tips From T. Marie

The business experts agree, when it comes to marketing, the most effective avenue you can use is email. An email list gets 10 times higher conversions than social media and receives a 4300 percent return on investment (ROI) for US based businesses according to the Direct Marketing Association. In fact, many business leaders will tell you that email out performs all other marketing channels they’ve tried. I know, you’ve heard the rumor that email is dead.

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Let the Right Ones In

Clutter Coach

They’re not as effective when applied to your email inbox. With the second, you’re reading the entire email in case it contains anything that might remotely interest you (and you don’t really have time for that, now do you?). You can delete 50% of your email by passing it through this filter: if after reading the subject line and sender’s name, you don’t feel that you MUST read or scan the email TODAY, delete it now.

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Choose Your Method of Communication Effectively – Email, Phone, In.

The Office Professionals Place

Monday, October 19, 2009 Choose Your Method of Communication Effectively – Email, Phone, In-person, “Snail&# Mail/Memos Have you ever received an email from someone who just started at the company asking you to do something and you haven’t been introduced? Or what about the barrage of emails that go back and forth on one particular subject and still nothing gets accomplished except the art of confusion? DO use email for informational purposes (i.e.

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Let the Right Ones In

Clutter Coach

They’re not as effective when applied to your email inbox. With the second, you’re reading the entire email in case it contains anything that might remotely interest you (and you don’t really have time for that, now do you?). You can delete 50% of your email by passing it through this filter: if after reading the subject line and sender’s name, you don’t feel that you MUST read or scan the email TODAY, delete it now.

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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 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. My favorite email marketing provider, MailChimp , says 12 months. Remember, regardless of laws and policies, spam is also in the eye of the beholder.

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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. My favorite email marketing provider, MailChimp , says 12 months. Remember, regardless of laws and policies, spam is also in the eye of the beholder.

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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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Virtual Assistants: Eliminate Last Minute Requests From Clients

Step It Up VA Coaching

How to send work to us: Let clients know where work should be emailed and what to send. Uncategorized business policies business standards client demands client emergencies managing client expectations virtual assistant virtual assistingBy Donna Toothaker. In a perfect world, clients would never make last minute requests. However, the reality is that many clients don’t know any better and lack the skills to plan ahead.

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The Milkshake Moment

Ian's Messy Desk

The following is an excerpt from the book The Milkshake Moment: Overcoming Stupid Systems, Pointless Policies and Muddled Management to Realize Real Growth by Steven S. 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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Top 5 Tips for Avoiding Employment Lawsuits

The Small Business Blog

Make certain that you have strong, unconfusing policies on employment. A good recordkeeping policy is essential. A good record-keeping policy is essential. 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. You ask a question, I answer! Ask me your small business questions, I will answer them ASAP.

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Improve Communication

Ian's Messy Desk

with 7 Tips for Effective Email There is something about e-mail that fosters poor communication habits. Develop at set of personal rules for processing your email in a productive way. Read: Five fast email productivity tips @ 43 Folders Ignore the above tips. lnik 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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Is Facebook Replacing Traditional Websites?

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. generated more traffic and emails than usual.   The

Budget 2010 – The Saviour for Small Businesses?

The Small Business Blog

A lot of policies were focused was on helping small businesses with a “£2.5 However, these headline grabbing, unsubstantial and inflated promises hide many policies that will place a huge strain on SME’s. Whilst there are numerous policies in place for SME’s in this budget, I consider that many of the policies are headline grabbing and clear electioneering in the face of the forthcoming General Election. Not policy. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Tim Berry's Baby Boomer Un-Retirement - Part 2

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.   Here is the main section of that post: "I recently traded emails with well-known business planning expert and blogger Tim Berry. 

What To Do When You've Been Insulted | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

His emails are usually brief, casual, and mention something like, “Have a nice weekend,” or “Hope everything’s good with you.” So it was weird to get an email that was so stilted and formal that it sounded like it was written by the Queen of England’s chamberlain to someone she was too polite to outright call a waste of space. There were a few comments in the email that were very polite little jabs at the quality of my work, or so they seemed to me.

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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. 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. What is Small Business Infrastructure? How to be successful by focusing on your core business.

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Help is Here: Productivity and Systems Packages for Overwhelmed Entrepreneurs

Denise Aday

Follow-up questions by email for 30 days (60 days for combo package). Email follow-ups. Tags: uncategorized delegation Getting Things Done improvement life balance organization planning policies procedures productivity services systems time management training virtual assistant As announced here , we recently added productivity and systems services for enhanced client support.

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The 'Bcc'- Friend or Foe

The Office Professionals Place

Thursday, March 4, 2010 The ‘Bcc’- Friend or Foe On average, we receive over 100 emails per day. In business correspondence, the Bcc, otherwise known as Blind Carbon Copy, is used when the sender wants inform someone of the dialogue, but doesn’t want others to know that the “invisible recipient&# is receiving the email. Friendly Uses • If your email has a large recipient list, you can use the Bcc to hide email addresses and protect recipients privacy.

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Overwhelmed by GDPR & those notices? What do they mean for you?

Tips From T. Marie

The past few days my inbox has been filled to overflowing with privacy policy and opt in notices. What about blogs, websites and email lists? For websites and blogs that means drafting a detailed privacy policy about what information is collected from visitors, commenters and those using contact forms as well as information regarding the cookies that are used on the website to track visitor activity. Check with your email list service to see their tools and suggestions.

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Top 5 Tips for Managing Small Business Communication

The Small Business Blog

Your business needs a policy that applies to the archival of incoming communication. Don’t assume that your employees will automatically keep their email or post for a set amount of time unless… Top 5 Tips posts from the SME Blog are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners.

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Leading and Working with a Multi-VA Team

Denise Aday

One is the occasional “pop in” on client/team member discussions, whether in project management comments or email. Tags: uncategorized Best practice books clients collaboration customer service delegation Getting Things Done goals IVAA organization planning policies preferred partners pricing Resources services success virtual assistant Continuing reflections on IVAA Live Summit 2010 (#IVAA10)…. I love discussion panels.

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Weekend Poll: How cybersecurity aware you in 2021?

Exceptional EA

When downloading apps or software, do you typically read the privacy policies and the terms and conditions? Are you aware of any of your email accounts being hacked/breached? Do you know anyone whose social media or email accounts have been hacked/breached?

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52 Templates and Tools for Every Successful EA

Worxbee

Your processes, standard operating procedures and policies should be clearly documented and accessible to those who need to use them. Email templates and tools. Email can be an inefficient nightmare without the right tools and techniques in place to manage it.

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How to Set (And Stick To) Your Business Boundaries

Office Organization Success

So it’s really important that you have in place clear policies and processes, and that you have effectively communicated those policies to your clients. Having come across just about every type of issue over the past 11 years, I have quickly created policies and processes that I adhere to when running my business. Again, you need to be really clear on what your policies are, and stick to them. Create a Sales Policy page that you put up on your website.

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Stepping It Up – What’s Stopping You?

Denise Aday

Service packages are harder because of the broad array of ongoing services we provide in a month’s retainer: Scheduling; email and calls with clients, suppliers and colleagues; wiki/website updates; event/travel coordination; general admin; CRM; email marketing; HR support; purchasing; and oh the list goes on!

2010 40

Topic Changes for TheMarq

The Marq

TheMarq A Human Perspective on Business and Life Topic Changes for TheMarq Site Policy I mentioned in a post last week that I was reconsidering the topics and format of information covered on this site. NOTE : In case you’re interested in becoming a guest writer, feel free to email me. Posted by Arash Sayadi on Thursday, November 19, 2009 Topic: Site Policy 2comments: GolferNewb said.

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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.

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Working from Home Flip-Side in Covid-19 Shutdown

Tips From T. Marie

As a result, I am receiving large amounts of email requesting information. It has always been my policy to freely answer as many requests for information as possible, but these days it’s impossible to answer them all.

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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.

2008 100

Educating the Virtual Assistant Marketplace

Denise Aday

If clients call or email outside these hours, they don’t expect to hear from me until the next business day. Tags: uncategorized clients customer service policies virtual assistant I had a wonderful phone conversation with a prospective client today. Unfortunately, even though we seemed such a good fit otherwise, I may not be able to work with him due to an after hours access issue. As an entrepreneur, I often work many – and odd – hours.

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5 Tips for Starting a New Job Remotely

On The Job

The problem is that many new employees are starting their new positions from their kitchen table instead of the building where the employer resides because companies are still following work-from-home policies.

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Why Good Copywriting Goes Bad: Ignorance | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Written by Agent X - 25 Comments When I get an email from pro copywriter Dean Rieck , I’m always happy. 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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5 Top Cyber Security Training Tips For Employees

Dumb Little Man

This includes loss of paperwork, company data emailed to the wrong address, and unprotected web pages. Educate people working for you to be cautious while opening an email or communicating with clients on social media. A request that you verify some information: Requests like this seem official and come from an email disguised as from your bank. Train your workers to pause and analyze situations before responding to such emails. Email usage.

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How To Secure Mobile Data: Tips to Protect Yourself Online

Dumb Little Man

Google tracks a lot more than just your emails and search history. One study found out that about 1,700 Android apps that were able to collect permanent identifying information violated Google’s privacy policy. And we will take action when [apps] do not comply with our policies.”

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