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Tips for Organizing and Using Gift Cards

Tips for Organizing and Using Gift Cards

Millions of people bought, gave and received gift cards during the holiday season.  All of these gift cards will result in billions of wasted, lost and unused dollars.  Do you have a collection of gift cards?  Don’t let them go to waste.  Here are some tips to avoid losing and wasting your gift cards: Keep… Read more

Tech Talk Thursday: Organize Your Dream Registry with SimpleRegistry

Ah – Spring is in the air! And with it comes thoughts of planning graduation events, weddings, bridal showers, baby showers, bar mitzvahs, bat mitzvahs, golden anniversaries – you name it. It’s finally time to dust off the sandals and party! If your Spring-Summer event includes a gift-giving opportunity for your guests, consider organizing your… Read more

Tech Talk Thursday: Living in a One Computer Household

Does your household have only one computer that everyone shares? It’s more common than the tech geeks among us might think. In 2009, more than half of all households in the U.S. had just one computer. If sharing a computer is part of your routine, then consider creating individual user accounts for each person who… Read more

Tech Talk Thursday: Matching Plugs and Prongs – A Low-Tech Solution

Today’s TTT is a low-tech idea with high impact, spotted by Simply Placed fearless leader Debbie Rosemont. Have you ever experienced the frustration of trying to plug in an appliance and having to stop and flip the plug over? It’s a minor annoyance, but wouldn’t it be great to prevent it from happening over and… Read more

Tech Talk Thursday: Last Day to Register for Your Email Intervention!

Is email running your day? Are you overwhelmed by the volume you receive? Would you like to save time each day? Our Email Intervention Class is back by popular demand! Don’t miss out: join us tomorrow, Friday March 22nd at the Sammamish Commons 10:30 am – 12:00 pm. In this practical workshop, you’ll learn strategies… Read more

Tech Talk Thursday: Revisit Your Passwords

In the wake of the security breach experienced last week by the online productivity service Evernote (a service that we at Simply Placed adore, by the way), I thought it would be a good time to revisit those passwords that we use for online and cloud-based services. While Evernote claims that there is no evidence… Read more

Do You Need an Email Intervention? Join us on March 22nd

Is email running your day? Are you overwhelmed by the volume you receive? Are you using your email inbox for 2 purposes it wasn’t intended for? Are things slipping through the cracks? Would you like to save time each day? Our Email Intervention Class is back by popular demand! Join us Friday March 22nd at the Sammamish… Read more

Tech Talk Thursday: De-stress Your Dinner Date with OpenTable

This week’s Tech Talk Thursday is our Valentine’s Day gift to you! In case you’ve been procrastinating making that dinner reservation for you and that special someone, here’s a resource that will help you de-stress that date and secure a spot for you and your sweetie. OpenTable is a free online database of more than… Read more

Tech Talk Thursday: Empower Your Clients with TimeTrade Online Scheduling

As a small business owner, do you spend too much time trying to match schedules with clients? Do you want to empower your clients to have more autonomy when booking appointments with you? If you’re looking for one more way to streamline this process, then check out the online scheduling software TimeTrade. TimeTrade makes it… Read more

Tech Talk Thursday: The Push for a Paperless Office

We’ve written about the benefits of going to a paperless filing system before, and while there’s still no such thing as a 100% paperless life, reducing the volume of paper coming into your life is definitely a good thing. We continue to see the pain that comes with having too much paper clutter, and now… Read more

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