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Comparison: RingCentral vs. MyFax

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If you’re anything like me, you hate the world of fax not just because it’s cumbersome, low-resolution, equipment-heavy, and demanding its own line, but also because you have to have one. No matter how far we move beyond the 20th century, these things somehow persist like dinosaurs that survived the meteor impact. I like to think of Minneapolis / Saint Paul as a cutting-edge type of place, but I still get asked, “Hey, can you fax that to me?” Anyway, there … Read More

Getting organized with good file naming practices

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Good file names are central for staying organized, which is central for overall productivity, which is central for time-effectiveness and cost-effectiveness. It’s kindof a dry topic, but good file name practices can be helpful in streamlining both your business and your personal life (including the fact that continuity between your professional and personal organizational styles can launch you toward all the greater of a level of productivity). Alright, there are about a million things to say about how to keep your … Read More

Boost internet productivity with add-ons (part 3)

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We are again continuing our topic of how use “add-ons” or “extensions” in your browser to maximize your online productivity. Part 1 featured extensions that correct annoying and inefficient elements of the online experience (ads, usernames/passwords, and forms). Part 2 featured some function-enhancing extensions that expand the feature set of the browser, and we’re continuing that here in part 3. A useful home page: “Speed Dial” (for Firefox and Chrome) I typically find a browser’s default home page less than … Read More

Boost internet productivity with add-ons (part 2)

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We are continuing our topic of how use ”add-ons” or “extensions” in your browser to maximize your online productivity. In part 1, we covered extensions that correct some annoying and inefficient elements of the online experience, like ads, usernames/passwords, and forms. In part 2 here, we’ll cover the extensions that expand the feature set of the browser and give it some sort of new and convenient capabilities. Managing your downloads (for Firefox) Downloading files and programs is common, but the interface for this … Read More

Eradicate computer nags and popups (part 2)

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Last post, we covered popups and nags that come from your operating system itself–that is, from Windows. Now, let’s cover a few nags and popups that come from specific applications. The goal, again, is to get rid of any and all popup messages that are useless and unhelpful. Getting rid of these isn’t necessarily IT “support” but it is certainly an IT enhancement, as it gets you back on track with efficient and streamlined computing for greater productivity. That’s what … Read More

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