None of us have time to waste so automating certain tasks is an obvious way forward.
One such area is research. Simple research tasks can be easily automated as the image on this page indicates.
I wanted to know if searches on Google for “Business Training” were static, on the up or nose diving. This is how I did it.
Too much work? Prioritise it.
When the Olympic rowing team were preparing for competition they faced the priorities question many times. They had a very simple answer, that applies equally to Providers.
They recognised that they had one aim; to row faster than every other team. If they could do this they would win Gold. So their priorities were always addressed with the question, “Will it make the boat go faster?”. Continue reading
How To Get Maximum Impact From Your Marketing Budget?
Budgets are tight and we are all expected to do more with less. But how do you maintain quality and pay significantly less?
Let me give you an example of a situation where I reduced the cost of a design job by MORE THAN 90% and the quality was excellent.
Good images attract visitors to your website and are essential for most marketing materials.
But where to source them in a hurry .. when you don’t have time to arrange a photo shoot and image libraries are too expensive?
And what about the time it takes to find low cost or free images?
Now there’s really quick and inexpensive way to find copyright free material.
Described as “Fast Forward Thinking” this is is a great way to manage your time.
If like me you have to preview loads of videos then this $29.99 product from Enounce allows you to change the playback speed of Flash and HTML5 videos (and audios) without the “Chipmunk effect”
There’s a free trial so it is worth checking out.
Some people fit loads in to a day and others seem to struggle to get anything done.
Why is this?
How do we overcome this problem and become less stressed out.
A lot of colleges tell me their budgets have been cut, staff numbers reduced or both. So how can you maintain numbers or even increase them with fewer resources.
To discover the answer this video is a “must be viewed” starting point. Use to to focus on your response to this increasing problem … and if your budgets haven’t been cut use it to devise a way to increase the ROI of your existing resources.
Need help with your marketing? Call me for a chat .. it costs nothing to talk.
If you ever need to produce a cover for a virtual product it can take ages. you need to produce an idea, brief the graphics people, they produce a draft, you make changes .. .. it can go backwards and forwards for hours or even longer.