Apps, Email, Hacks, Productivity

20 New Google Calendar Hacks For The New Year

Who doesn’t need a few new hacks to get off on the right foot this new year? Since our Gmail Optimization post was such a success and so many of you loved the tips we uncovered, we’ve decided to keep up with this series. So today we have 20 new Google Calendar Hacks to share with you for the new year!

One of the best parts about this Google series is that you can use a lot the tricks together to get an even bigger productivity boost. For example, the first item on this list will teach you how to use your Gmail as an appointment book which will sync seamlessly with your Google Calendar. So get ready to be super organized, productive and always on the ball this year – and maybe even keep one of your New Years resolutions!

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Hacks, Productivity

Optimize Spare Time with These 10 Hacks.

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Anyone can be a time management master, but imagine the ability to ameliorate cancelled meetings, clients, or events. You have a busy life and those spare moments to do you should feel like winning the lottery. The best exhortation isn’t to “get busy” in those moments of spare time, instead be mindful and optimize this time. After studying many highly successful people we have gathered 10 ways to optimize spare time.

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Business, Entrepreneur, Start Up

Chris Heivly (Co-founder MapQuest) on Entrepreneurship, Startups, and Life.

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“What’s the golden rule? He who owns the gold, makes the rules.”

It’s been an intensive two days here at Data Nerds HQ, as we’ve been blessed with the opportunity to interview, listen to and learn from Chris Heivly. Accelerate Okanagan hosted Chris in our hometown of Kelowna, British Columbia in order for local entrepreneurs to get a chance to meet and learn from one of the biggest and best.

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Blogging, Marketing, Social Media

How To Perfect Your Social Media Strategy in 3 Simple Steps

Social media can be frustrating, even for the pros. There will always ups and downs when it comes to running and monitoring a successful social media feed but we’re here to help make the task just a little bit easier. We know the struggle all too well here at Data Nerds since it is, in fact, what we do as part of our company. Experience has taught us some awesome tips and tricks, and we’ve also been able to gather lots of inspiration from some of the top names in Social Media like Quick Sprout’s Neil Patel and Boom Social’s Kim Garst. So whether you’re just starting out, are stuck in a rut or just want some more tips and tools about how to perfect your social media strategy, this post is one you’re going to want to keep!

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Entrepreneur, Hacks, Productivity, Start Up

Here’s How To Declutter Your Desk and Reorganize Your Life

How’s your desk looking right now? If I asked you to find your office contract or that invoice from back in January of 2012, could you? If the answer is no, then don’t worry, you’re in the right place and we’re here to get you back on the path to a clutter-free world. You probably already know that a clean desk = a productive desk so let’s get started and well on your way to a more productive day.

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Hacks, Health and Wellness, Productivity

How To Make The Most Of Every Hour In A Day

Do you ever find yourself wishing there were just a few more hours in the day? Or wondering what it was you did all day that got you to 9pm with nothing to show for it? There are a lot of time-suckers out there that you may have never considered before, so if you’re ready to gain back a couple hours into your day, we’ve come up with a list of things you should remove from your day, ideas to utilize your “gap-time” and even a few suggestions of how to spend your new time in order to make your life more productive and fulfilling.

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Fitness, Health and Wellness, Nutrition, Uncategorized

16 Essential Health and Fitness Tips to Supercharge Your Life

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Your body is your temple. We know you’ve heard that before and we’re hardly being original, but we can’t stress enough how much we believe that having a healthy body will give you a healthy mind and lead to all sorts of benefits in your life. Not only does having a healthy and fit body give you a strong foundation to base your life on, it also contributes to your emotional wellbeing, ability to concentrate and increased productivity. Here, we’ve put together a list of basic and intermediate health and fitness tips to get you on your way to a healthier and happier life.

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Health and Wellness, Just For Fun, Productivity

How To Be Happier in 8 Simple Steps

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We think it’s pretty safe to assume none of us would say no to a little extra happiness in our lives. Whether you’re going through a rough time or you just want to add a little fun to break up the repetition of your busy day we’ve come up with 8 simple ways to bring some much needed joy into your life. These are so simple, you can even do a few of them while reading this post, so get reading and get happier!

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Business, Entrepreneur, Productivity

13 Things That Are Wasting Your Time And Killing Your Productivity

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Ever look at the clock to see it’s 4:45pm and find yourself wondering where in the world your day went and what you got done that day (if anything)? We did too. That’s why we decided to do some research on just where our time was going. Turns out, there’s a ton of things we are all wasting our time on on a daily basis, and with a few little tweaks, you can be back on the road to productivity in no time!

Spoiler Alert: We are definitely going to tell you to spend less time on Facebook. Sorry.

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Apps, Email, Hacks, Productivity

You’re Only 11 Clicks Away From An Optimized Gmail Inbox

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As of May 2015, there is an estimated 900 million Gmail users all over the world, and we’re willing to bet over 75% of them don’t know how to tap into its optimal performance. Whether you use the desktop version of this popular email platform or are one of the 1 billion people who have downloaded it from Google Play, these settings, plug-ins and tricks will have you well on your way to an optimized gmail inbox in only 11 quick clicks. So get ready to spend less time sifting through spam and more time getting things done!

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