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Smart Scheduling and Intuitive Time Management: A Guide to the Latest SaaS for Enterprises That Value Their Time

Rebecca Parker • Feb 14, 2017 2:33:23 PM

Regardless of what your business sells, what you’re actually dealing in is time. The time it takes to pull together a strategy; the time your developers spend working on a product; the time you lose trying to coordinate a meeting with someone on the other side of the world who takes seven hours to reply to your emails...

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Fall Back in Love with Your Business With These 10 Questions 😍

Rebecca Parker • Feb 7, 2017 11:14:34 AM

Are we all agreed that Valentine’s Day is a bit naff? Mushy cards and overpriced supermarket bouquets with delusions of grandeur abound, and Facebook becomes a no-go area for anyone who doesn’t enjoy smug gloating and over-sharing. Can we make a suggestion? Use Valentine’s Day this year as the perfect excuse to give your relationship with your business some TLC, because it never hurts to remind yourself what you love about what you do.

In The New York Times you can find this list of 36 questions that lead to love, and following their lead we’ve put together 10 questions you can ask yourself to assess what it is you love about your business, and what might need a bit of attention. Prepare to get all googly-eyed.

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The Best of Both Worlds: Combining Automated Workspace Management with the Human Touch

Rebecca Parker • Feb 1, 2017 10:36:10 AM

With new advancements in technology flying at us on a daily basis, the sheer velocity at which we are heading into a virtual, computerised, roboticised future is naturally a concern for all industries, and flexible workspaces are no exception.

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The A-Team: AEVI and Appointedd Team Up to Bring Complete Business Management to SMEs Across the Globe

Leah Hutcheon • Jan 25, 2017 10:40:44 AM
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My Business Ate My Evenings! Free ebook download 📃 📩

Rebecca Parker • Jan 18, 2017 9:36:00 AM

Triumphantly pressing send on the last email of the day, you glance at the time. It is 10:22 PM and, once again, you have worked long past the end of your 'work day'.

Running a business can feel like running on a treadmill. Sometimes you get the chance to slow it down to a leisurely stroll; other times you accidentally lean on the control panel and have a few frantic minutes at top speed trying to figure out what the heck you did. What you can’t do, on this particular treadmill at least, is stop.

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Managing Student Accommodation Viewings? Try Something New This Semester

Rebecca Parker • Jan 16, 2017 10:26:00 AM

Right about now the more organised students among the population might be thinking about where they’re going to live next year -- particularly if Joe’s habit of piling rubbish up on the bin lid instead of just putting the bag out is starting to wear thin and they’re thinking they might try their luck with a different set of housemates. That means the rush to get the best flats is about to start, and that means letting agents and student accommodation companies are about to have a lot of viewings to manage.

What has historically been experienced as a bit of a scrum -- group viewings followed by a Wacky Races-style dash to sign the lease -- actually needn’t be. Thanks to the rise in SaaS (Software as a Service), making use of the latest developments in technology no longer requires the big budgets of major agencies for custom development work. So even small firms can now be innovative in the way they use the tools available to make the property letting process smooth, streamlined, and even a little bit trendy.

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5 Tricks to Subject Lines That Make People Read Your Marketing Emails

First impressions really are everything when it comes to marketing: in fact, they're pretty much the only thing. No matter how effective the content of your email is, whether someone decides to read it at all rests solely on how your email appears in their inbox. Essentially, that means you have approximately fifty characters to convince them. No pressure!

So, with that in mind, here are five ways to make that subject line work hard for you.

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Behind the Scenes of Appointedd’s Native Cross-Platform App Development

Greg • Dec 28, 2016 10:10:00 AM

Appointedd is a multi-timezone online booking system that helps businesses sell and manage their time.  Up until now we only had a simple iOS app to accompany our main web app, with limited functionality in comparison.  With feedback from our users, we realised more and more businesses require access to Appointedd on the move. It became obvious we needed to expand the functionality of our mobile app, and start replicating functionality already available in the web app over to mobile. We decided we would start from scratch and take a cross-platform approach so our Android users could also benefit from the mobile app.  The first question was: Which technology would we use?

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The Single-Handed School of Marketing: Free Ebook Download 📃 📩

Rebecca Parker • Dec 26, 2016 10:04:00 AM

Customers are amazing: their needs are the reason you started your business, they keep things interesting, and they bring you shiny money. What’s not to love about customers? Well, aside from those odd few that make you think Sartre might have met them right before he wrote “Hell is other people”, there’s also the little task of finding them. And keeping them coming back. And generally keeping on top of them in terms of confirming, reminding, rescheduling, reminding again...

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Twelve Drummers Planning Band Practice with Doodle and Appointedd

Rebecca Parker • Dec 24, 2016 11:05:00 AM

On the twelfth day of Christmas…

For the last day of our festive integration rundown, we’re talking about how you can integrate your Appointedd calendar with Doodle. Doodle is a free productivity tool that allows you to propose a selection of times for an event or meeting and efficiently find a slot that works for everyone.

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