Hacks, Productivity

8 Google Chrome Hacks You Need To Be Using

Did you know that as of March 2015, Chrome is the #1 browser used throughout the US? That means about one third of our readers (34.7% to be exact) choose Chrome as their main may to access the internet. Here at Data Nerds HQ, we couldn’t agree more that Chrome is the best when it comes to browsing the web easily and effectively and our goal by the end of this 2 part post is to get the rest of you right on board with us!

Many of you are probably wondering, “Well, what’s the difference between Safari, Internet Explorer and Chrome? Don’t they all just let you access the internet?”, well essentially, yes but it’s how they let you access (and experience) the internet that makes all the difference!

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Apps, Social Media

7 Free Tools To Boost Your Social Media Mojo

There are a ton of great apps out there that are going to make your job as a Social Media Manager easier, but this week we wanted to focus on the best kinds of apps – FREE apps! You’ll be surprised how many awesome (and completely free) resources we’ve found for everyone from new bloggers to marketing professionals. These apps do everything from up engagement, boost your following and increase your brand’s overall presence on all social media platforms.

We won’t leave you hanging any longer! Read more to see our top 10 Free Apps that are going to take your social media game to the next level!

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Fitness, Hacks, Health and Wellness, Nutrition, Uncategorized

6 Willpower Hacks That Will Help Keep Your Fitness Resolutions

So you’ve set out to be an extraordinary achiever this year. You’re visualizing success in various areas of your life and that is the first step to combat (and ultimately knock out) your goals. Congratulations on taking the first step to a new you! One of the best ways to ensure you continue to achieve your goals month after month is to start now, put in a lot of hard work and dedicate yourself (you can thank Money Mayweather for this). It’s normal to have feelings of procrastination creep up on you and deteriorate your willpower, but with these 6 simple hacks, you’re going to be well on your way to a happier and healthier 2016! (more…)

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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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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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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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