30 Days to Virtual Productivity Success: The 30-Day Results Guide to Making the Most of Your Time, Expanding Your Contacts, and Growing Your Business [NOOK Book]

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Laptops, smart phones, and tablet PCs have made todayGÇÖs business owner more mobile than ever, but life on the go also makes it more difficult to stay organized, be productive, and focus on promoting oneGÇÖs business.

30 Days to Virtual Productivity Success is the busy business ownerGÇÖs guide for getting more done with less time, making productive contacts online, and ...
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30 Days to Virtual Productivity Success: The 30-Day Results Guide to Making the Most of Your Time, Expanding Your Contacts, and Growing Your Business

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Overview

Laptops, smart phones, and tablet PCs have made todayGÇÖs business owner more mobile than ever, but life on the go also makes it more difficult to stay organized, be productive, and focus on promoting oneGÇÖs business.

30 Days to Virtual Productivity Success is the busy business ownerGÇÖs guide for getting more done with less time, making productive contacts online, and using the power of the Internet to turn productivity into profits. ItGÇÖs an easy-to-read, quick-to-implement resource to maximize time and effort.

Author Gail Z. Martin has a 26-year marketing career with extensive experience in virtual and traditional promotion. Her unrelenting travel schedule has made her a whiz at managing her personal and professional life with online productivity tools.

Using a short chapter/quick exercise format, 30 Days to Virtual Productivity Success introduces you to the 30 Day Results System. Thus armed, youGÇÖll discover a wide variety of online and mobile programs and applications to boost productivity and increase visibility.

30 Days to Virtual Productivity Success is a perfect next step for those who have read the first two 30 Day Results Guide books, but it is an easily accessible and a powerful tool for those just discovering the series.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781601635815
  • Publisher: The Career Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,146,030
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author


Best-selling author Gail Z. Martin is a marketing expert, international speaker, and the owner of Dream Spinner Communications. She helps small and start-up businesses, consultants, coaches, authors, and solo professionals get better marketing results in just 30 days. Martin is also the author of 30 Days to Social Media Success, 30 Days to Online PR & Marketing Success, and The Thrifty Author's Guide to Launching Your Book. More information is available at www.GailMartinMarketing.com. Martin lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Table of Contents

Author's Note 9

Introduction 11

1 Why Most Business Development Efforts Fail 13

2 Your Profit Power Tool: The Business Plan 19

3 Digging Into the Business Plan for Big Payoff 25

4 Mining Networking Gems From the Business Plan 31

5 Creating a Business Development Action Plan 37

6 Finding Your Real Story and True Voice 41

7 Touches to Transactions 48

8 Productivity Basics: Cloud Computing 53

9 Virtual Calendar and Scheduling 58

10 Remote Computer Access and Storage 63

11 Skype and Other Virtual Phone Options 67

12 Virtual Meeting Spaces and Teleconferencing 70

13 Sharing, Storing, and Safeguarding Documents 76

14 Where the Work Is: Virtual Freelancing Hotspots 81

15 Paying and Getting Paid 86

16 Dashboards and One-Stop Time Savers 91

17 Empowering the Road Warrior 96

18 Smartphone and Tablet Apps for Busy People 101

19 Mobile Apps for When You're on the Road 107

20 More Tools for Social Media Productivity and Presentations 112

21 Expanding Your Contacts 118

22 Organizing Time and Thoughts 124

23 Promotional Tools on Facebook and Twitter 128

24 Promote With Online Reviews and Directories 135

25 Online Reputation Management 143

26 Online Event Promotion and Management 150

27 Virtual Deals and Coupons 158

28 Free (and Almost Free) PR and Marketing 163

29 Promoting With Web Audio, Video, and Photos 169

30 Viral Marketing: Getting Your Customers to Promote for You 175

Afterword: Where Do I Go From Here? 181

Websites and Apps 185

Index 199

About the Author 207

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