Technology – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

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Welcome to the Technology issue of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival! You’ll find lots of great tips here for using technology to organize today’s busy lives and for organizing your (or your clients’) technology. Be sure to read the posts and leave some comments – it’s a fun way to network with your organizing colleagues!

technology carnival

Five Productive Jobs for Evernote by Margaret Lukens

Over time, Evernote has proven its usefulness again and again. The more I use it to deal with those information bits on the desk and in the brain, the more I love it.

How to Manage and Organize your Social Web (no longer online) by Elaine Shannon

Site-Saving Bookmarklets: Keeping Up With Online Reading While Reducing Paper Clutter by Julie Bestry

If you’re a voracious web reader, it sometimes seems like you have only two alternatives: paper (printout) clutter or an endlessly scrolling tower of bookmarks. These nifty bookmarklets offers the chance to keep up with your reading without cluttering up your home, office or computer.

3 Firefox Add-Ons That Increase Your Productivity by Deb Lee (no longer online)

Getting Organized in the Google Era by Jeri Dansky

This book, which was published earlier this year, talks about ways to use technology effectively. Do you organize information – or just search for it when you need it?

Technology and You! by Ellen Delap

Ergonomics in the Office – Using your computer safely by Clare Kumar

Technology brings many benefits, but using it safely is critical. Set up a comfortable workstation and enjoy maximum productivity.

Cozy Up To Cozi by Janice Russell

TeuxDeux (To Do – an online list maker) by Margarita Ibbott

Are you a chronic list maker?  Do you feel a sense of accomplishment when you cross that item off your list? How about writing a list out electronically that you can access from any computer? Find out about a simple and easy to use on-line list maker from TeuxDeux.

Before wrapping up this month’s Carnival, I’d like to welcome two new Professional Organizers Blog Carnival Star Bloggers, who have each contributed to 10 Blog Carnivals to date:

In her post, Clutter-free gifts: Technology, Lelah Baker-Rabe tells us how to

Help the tech-savvy people in your life stay clutter-free with some thoughtful gifts of technology that won’t add to their box of random cords and cables.

Digital photographers are sure to appreciate Geralin Thomas‘ Four Steps to Organizing Your Photos.

Congratulations, Lelah and Geralin, and thank you to everyone who took part in this month’s Carnival.

Next month, our theme will be Bathroom Organizing – please submit your posts by noon EDT on October 12, 2010. In November, we’ll celebrate Food, Glorious Food! so get ready to submit your posts about organizing refrigerators, pantries, recipes, or another related topic.

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A former professional organizer, I'm now a Website Design and Care Specialist. I love helping others succeed by sharing the knowledge and insight I’ve gained through marketing my own business for over 15 years! When I’m away from my desk, I enjoy reading, photography, watching movies, and cooking.

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A former professional organizer, I'm now a Website Design and Care Specialist. I love helping others succeed by sharing the knowledge and insight I’ve gained through marketing my own business for over 15 years! When I’m away from my desk, I enjoy reading, photography, watching movies, and cooking.

2 Comments

  1. Lelah Lelah on October 1, 2010 at 12:20 pm

    Thanks for another great roundup, Janet. I love reading other PO’s reviews of software, apps and hardware that can improve organization.

    I’m so pleased to be a Star Blogger!

  2. Avatar Janet Barclay on October 1, 2010 at 4:21 pm

    It is a fact that in the right formation, the lifting power of many wings can achieve twice the distance of any bird flying alone. ~Author Unknown

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