Annoying, isn’t it? The problem with modern technology is that it’s becoming increasingly disruptive to our regular lives. Public transport in many large cities is now divided into “cell phone” / “no cell phone” areas, and many companies have begun banning notebooks and PDAs in meetings. The problem is — how do we keep from crossing that fine line where the convenience of electronic communications becomes a barrier to our non-electronic interactions? While good manners are always somewhat subjective — and, like technology itself, ever evolving — here are a few basic rules you can follow.
I am constantly trying to keep my desk clear of miscellaneous scraps of paper. Anything ranging from receipts to business cards to post-its that manage to accumulate in piles around my keyboard or in the pockets of my jacket and backpack. As these piles grow larger, more unmanageable, and completely unsearchable, I decided to find an effective way to dump everything into Evernote.
There's always something more to do when it comes to managing your life online. For a long time I've meant to get around to integrating this blog with Twitter and Facebook. I'd done it partially, by having my Twitter posts appear in the blog sidebar and on Facebook, and for my Facebook posts to appear on Twitter, but I'd failed to set up this blog to post to Twitter and Facebook.
I'm a bit wary of having the same post out too many times (I'd like to think I'm interesting but I know I'm not that interesting) so I'm going to begin by feeding the blog posts to Twitter, which should the move them to Facebook. Let's see if it works!
Accomplishments: Was being selected Designer of the Year by Step by Step Wire Magazine. This means that I will have a feature article along with several jewelry projects in each of the five issues of the magazine in 2010. I worked hard developing a relationship with the editorial staff, and pitched the idea to them late last summer. As of today, projects for three of the issues are finished, and the first will be published early January 2010.
Goals: Increasing sales by 10%, having my jewelry appear on the cover of a magazine, and to have a one woman show in a gallery here in Jackson, Wyoming.
Holiday sales are in full swing and as an ecommerce seller you may be encountering some sticky situations that you haven't dealt with before.What to do?Join us our Tips From the Top podcast this Wed (Dec 9) at noon ET/9am PT when Charlene Anderson - experienced ecommerce seller - joins us to talk about how to handle 5 of the major/most common online selling problems.Charlene currently sells on her own website as well as on eBay, Amazon, etsy and a couple of the smaller sites.
With 10+ years experience in online selling, Charlene has run across all types of buyers and all kinds of problems that can occur. Make your life easier and learn from her experiences!While I can't reveal all the selling problems Charlene will cover, I can say that it's not the end of the world if you ship the wrong item! :-)
The podcast Chat Room will be open during the call (Thu Dec 9 at noon ET/9am PT). We welcome you to join us 'live' so you can contribute to the discussion &/or ask questions about any 'problem situations' you've encountered.We have also started a related 'Discussion' on The Savvy Seller Facebook page so please join in there - post a problem, offer a suggestion to someone else or just commiserate!
The Digital Camera has a number of natural predators - things that in just a few seconds could snuff out it’s life and render you camera-less. Learn to identify your camera’s predators and take a few simple precautions and exercise a little care and you can keep your camera operating at it’s potential for years to come (well at least until it’s time for an upgrade). You really can never do enough digital camera maintenance.
This is the last of many interviews that I have left to post on my blog. I know that I've gotten some new followers in the past week so if any of you would like to be featured just contact me and I'll be happy to email you with the questions!
Here's Charlene of Purveyor of All Things Creative, she's got a great mix of totes, jewelry supplies, beads, and fiber arts supplies.
What’s your name and where are you from?
Charlene Anderson, born in Hollywood, CA, lived in Hawaii 20 plus years, now in beautiful Jackson Hole, Wyoming
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