Must-Have Tablet Apps to Boost Your Productivity

Tablets can be an amazing tool for building productivity. Less intrusive and annoying to use than a computer, but larger and more functional than a smartphone, they’re the perfect blend for taking meeting notes, quickly accessing information, scheduling and more. Do you use a tablet for work? If so, here’s a handful of must-have productivity building apps for Android and iOS tablets. CloudMagic If you use your device to handle email, there are better tools out there than the built-in mail programs. CloudMagic is one of them. Available for both Android and iOS, it supports a variety of email provider types, from Gmail to IMAP, and combines up to five distinct email accounts in a single unified inbox. Contextual cards let you send information from your email inbox to a variety of frequently used programs: EverNote, ZenDesk and so on. Google Docs & Google Drive This is another super-useful app set available for both Android and iOS platforms. Google Docs gives you the ability to create and edit spreadsheets, word documents, slideshows and more directly on a cloud server. You […]

Exercise Warning Signs That You Need to Know

Nothing has caused more injuries and set back more people’s fitness journeys than the old adage “no pain, no gain”. It makes people think that they need to push through the pain in order to reach their fitness goals. While it’s true that you have to muscle through some discomfort in order to get better, it’s not true that you should be in agony at the end of a workout. In fact, there are plenty of warning signs that your body gives you right from the start. If you know what to look for you’ll be able to stop before you cause yourself a severe injury that will take a long time to recover from. You’re too dedicated to fitness to set yourself back by getting hurt. Excessive Soreness for Several Days A little delayed onset muscle soreness is nothing to be concerned about. Yes, it can be unpleasant, but a mild ache or burn in muscles that you’ve been using is normal. There’s a delayed buildup of lactic acid and the breakdown of your muscles to contend with. However, […]

The Things You Used to Do That She Misses

Back when you first started dating you had all sorts of tricks up your sleeve. You knew what takeout she like the best and what flowers made her melt. Those were the days of romance and excitement. Now that you’ve been together you still know those things, and you do them occasionally, but there are definitely some skills that have fallen to the wayside. You may have even forgotten them yourself, but your lady sure hasn’t. She misses the sweet man you were, even if she loves who you are now. So let’s review the habits you dropped so that you can pick them back up again. Compliments Let’s start with the most obvious one. She misses you complimenting her. Not just on her looks, but on anything. Telling her she’s beautiful and is the only one for you is very sweet, but complimenting that stupidly-good potato salad is just as important. She wants to make you happy, otherwise you wouldn’t be together. Take the time to notice all of the wonderful things about her that you like and tell […]

Why You Need to Stop Making Exceptions for Your Budget for Recreational Activities

Sticking to a budget is not really that easy for most people to do. It can really be a struggle to force yourself not to spend money on things you are used to being able to buy. However, you need to make sure that you are not making exceptions in your budget for recreational activities all the time. A little bit of wiggle room now and then is not a bad thing, because you need to make sure that you are happy and healthy. For that reason, it’s okay to splurge every now and then, but if you are constantly making exceptions in your budget for recreational activities, it needs to stop. This is something you need to understand because it can really wind up ruining your budget. Here’s what you need to know about why you need to stop doing this so often, and other things that you might need to be considering. You’re Just Making It Harder on Yourself First of all, if you are constantly making exceptions do your budget, you’re just making it harder on yourself. […]

Promoting Teamwork in the Office and Why It’s so Important

One of the biggest aspects of having a successful company or business is having a team of employees that work well together. Your employees are the backbone of your company, and one of the most important things for you to work on. You really need to make sure that your employees are able to work well together so that they can put their best foot forward when it comes to doing their jobs. For this reason, teamwork is extremely important in the office environment. You need to make sure that people will be performing at their best level at all times, which is sometimes easier said than done. Promoting teamwork in the office is something you need to know how to do, because it can be an extremely important aspect of the entire process. If you have never considered this before, it may be a little bit difficult for you to understand exactly how to go about doing it. Here’s what you need to know. Why Is This Something You Should Worry About? You might not really understand why this […]

5 Ways to Increase Your Conversion Rates Online

Shopping cart abandonment is one of the biggest thorns in the side of online retailers. You got so, so close to making a sale and then you lost it all. Why did that person click away and never return? Why couldn’t you get them to go through that last step to buying your products? It can be incredibly frustrating for people to see their hard work being wasted. They got so close and they still failed. Why is that? There are many reasons why people stop shopping (some of them were only window shopping anyway), but by utilizing these five tips you can keep more of them around for longer. Streamline Your Checkout Process The longer it takes people to check out, the greater the odds that they won’t do it. The perfect checkout process would be one click, but not everywhere is Amazon. You can’t all afford to send people things with one tap of a button. What can you do? The best that you can do is to limit the screens to two or three pages of information. […]

What to Look For When Buying a New TV

The television is the cornerstone of your living room, and the device through which basically all of your entertainment flows. You probably have your cable or satellite service hooked up to it, alongside a home media player like a DVD or Blu-Ray device, and maybe even some video game consoles that output to the screen. You could even be one of those people who connects their computer to the television to use it as a monitor. If your current TV is getting old or is close to breaking down, it’s probably time to head down to the store to take a look and see what models are available for sale. However, it might be a long time since the last time you bought a new TV, and you don’t know what to look for anymore. If you’re confused about what makes a good television, follow this easy guide to learn what to look for next time you’re at the electronics shop. Pick a Good Resolution It used to be that if you wanted a quality television, all you were really […]