Category Archives: Life Hacks

Tips and tricks on how to live a fun, fulfillling and stress-free life

Business Insights from the World Cup: The Triumph of Teamwork

July 2, 2014 | by Ivy Guerrero
Why Teamwork is Important in Business Virtual Assistants Pepper Philippines

Whether you’re a football fan or not, you will not miss the World Cup 2014 craze as it has been in the headlines over the past weeks. From the debate to which World Cup song is better—Shakira’s or J.Lo’s—to the surprising loss of Spain, there are many things to talk about this sports event. Great […]

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App Development Made Easy

March 4, 2014 | by Pepper
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With offshore teams becoming a norm in many businesses, online collaboration has also become a common practice. Business processes done in the cloud are growing including application development. Over the past weeks, we are looking at different ways to optimize Google Enterprise for your business. Google Business Suite is composed of tools that can help […]

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Hybrid Integration: Maximizing the Cloud and the Chrome

February 16, 2014 | by Pepper
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Now more than ever, business environments are becoming more competitive and dynamic. Efficiency on all business areas is crucial to your success. Integrated processes are part of efficiency. It involves utilizing platforms that allow you to accomplish more by doing less. Web mogul Google has mastered the art of integration from its search engine to […]

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Efficiency the Google Way: Gmail, Calendar, and Drive

January 30, 2014 | by Pepper
Making the Most of Google for your Business Virtual Assistants Philippines

Gmail. You have may have tried different emails for your business or perhaps your current in-house email is working just fine but Gmail has something more to offer. Google’s popular email has a lot of unique features and here are some of them: Powerful search engine. Searching for emails and attachments can consume a lot […]

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Google Business Suite 101: What Google Apps Can Do For You

January 24, 2014 | by Pepper
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Running your own business involves a great deal of coordination. Your business is a sum of many parts, so to speak. From top management to office staff; back office departments to front liners; production groups to sales teams—all these branches have specific functions that support each other. As a business owner, streamlining your processes is […]

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5 Ways QR Codes Can Boost Your Marketing Campaign

November 19, 2013 | by Pepper
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QR codes or quick response codes are making marketing efforts more multidimensional than ever before. It is capable of uniting your marketing campaign in one quick scan. It gets even better because this unique two-dimensional matrix can contain any information you want! If you haven’t seen one, QR codes are often found in magazines and […]

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Locked In: How to Keep Your Data Secure When Working with Virtual Assistants

| by Pepper
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Data security is one of the primary concerns of business owners who are considering outsourcing their business processes. A study done by Ponemon Institute reports that 65% of companies that have outsourced to a third party have experienced data breach on its consumer data. Moreover, 58% of the companies said that they discovered the breach […]

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Halloween Fun Facts

October 31, 2013 | by Pepper
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Are you all set for your Halloween party? You may not know this but Halloween is the second highest grossing holiday in the world next to Christmas! For kids, it means candies and post-Halloween toothache. For adults, it means spooky parties and over-the-top grotesque costumes. So before you prepare your freaky ensemble, here are 10 […]

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Navigate Through Your Brain with Mindmapping

March 26, 2013 | by Pepper
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In a previous post on Beating Writer’s Block, we briefly mentioned mindmapping as a way to get ideas out from our heads and onto paper. Today, we’ll revisit that topic and delve a bit deeper into mindmapping. Many of us take notes in a linear fashion. Lists and outlines take us from one topic or […]

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A Virtual Assistant In My Hand: Apps That Help Me Stay Productive

February 13, 2013 | by Pepper
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I’ve often joked that my brain is stored on my phone. Compared to the amazing virtual assistants I work with everyday, I’m a veritable mess. Fortunately for me, my gadgets (and the apps I install on them) help me stay productive, and in a way, serve as my own virtual assistants. They keep track of […]

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