Tag: online collaboration

Moving online collaboration and connections offline

4 steps for growing your online collaborations & connections offline

Social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and, most importantly for business professionals, LinkedIn are all important tools for many creative small business owners. Besides places to connect with new prospects and networking partners, these are also places where we can collaborate online with our peers and trade ideas and insights. However, for many creative small ...

Business Productivity and Project Management Software

5 business productivity hacks for freelancers and graphic designers (& software tips)

I’ve run a branding/marketing firm for 10 years and have worked with lots of freelancers and designers, and you don’t often have an easy lot. Zero or, at best, a few staff to help you out or bounce ideas off of. Doing both the design work and having to manage clients. Often having to partner ...

Online File Sharing Software Tips

5 inside tips for improving online file sharing in your small business

Yes, we provide online file sharing as part of our Planning Pod app, but we’ve been using Web-based file sharing software and services for the last 5 or so years. And during that time we’ve made lots of mistakes and had a few epiphanies when it comes to the most efficient ways a small business ...

OnlineCollabProductive

5 tried-and-true reasons why online collaboration makes you more productive

One way in which the Web has opened up new possibilities for small businesses is by enabling online collaboration between staff, clients, vendors and contractors. What once took a long email chain and several phone calls involving 8 people now gets accomplished by a message board post, a few comments and a shared file that ...