How To Get Through To A Real Human From An Automated System Without Listening To Prompts 99% Of The Time

Automated systems are the bane of our existence. In principle, automated telephone systems seem to make sense. The idea is that you want to make it easier to filter people into the correct department, especially for large companies, to reduce hold time and transfers. Contrary to what you may think, automated systems do not exist to save you time or energy nor do they... read more

Top 5 Free Time Tracking Chrome Extensions To Improve Your Productivity And Get More Done

A day off work! How lovely. It's morning and you have a full day ahead of you. You turn on your computer to check your email, then had a thought and did a search. Then spent some time on forums. And did some other things online. Before you know it you take a glance at the clock. 5pm! Where did your day go?! So much for a "day off". Your day is gone. Sounds like you need... read more

How To Get A Dedicated Email Service For Maximum Privacy And Security

If you are finally ready to leave the free email providers like gmail or others for security reasons, this article is for you. First, currently there is no perfect email provider out there, unfortunately. However, what I will suggest will help you retain maximum possible security, while at the same time affording as much convenience as possible. What I suggest to do... read more

Responsive Design And The Demise Of Empires | This Mistake Has Cost Companies Billions

With the advent of all-in-one computers in your pocket, otherwise known as smartphones, companies have seen an increasing need to move toward responsive design which allows users to view the website on a mobile device and have a great mobile experience. However, there has been massive oversight with the biggest companies which has cost them billions. This oversight... read more

How Facebook Can Organize Status Updates To Be More Efficient And Save Time

While staying up too date on what my friends are doing is a lot of fun and also helpful, I still always find myself getting frustrated when I have to scroll down an endless list of status updates. This is why I believe that Facebook should find a way to organize statuses by keywords to save its users some time and stress. To me, everyone should have the option of... read more