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Ping-Pong & "Stuff"
May 10, 2005 By Katy Whitton

I have just downloaded some Pinging software that will send a ping out to 14 or so Blog Directories from your desktop. You can download “Pong” here. I’ll let you know if I notice any increase in traffic due to the pinging. Note that … Read Article »

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GTD and the Guardian Newspaper
May 10, 2005 By Katy Whitton

It’s not often that I agree with The Guardian (particularly due to their strange – and often melodramatic – slant on news and current affairs) but they’ve really jumped on the GTD bandwagon recently publishing two articles on the subject in the past month. … Read Article »

Productivity

How to wake-up
May 10, 2005 By Katy Whitton

This is a popular subject at the moment at various sites I visit. Lifehacker has posted an article called “Alarm Clock Hacks help you wake up better“. “Put one alarm clock on your night stand, the other across the room. Set the clocks to be … Read Article »

Productivity

Mastering Email Overload
May 10, 2005 By Katy Whitton

A couple of years ago the problem with email is that 90% of the messages received were Spam and there was very little we could do about it. Modern technologies now allow us to filter messages before, and after, they hit our inbox dramitically … Read Article »

Blogging & Business

Webmaster Resources
May 10, 2005 By Katy Whitton

Below are a list of resources I’ve found that may be useful for the budding webmaster/blog writer. More to be added soon. Create a favIcon for your site Create a favIcon to replace the default one (which can be found next to the http … Read Article »

Productivity

Managing Tasks in Outlook
May 10, 2005 By Katy Whitton

This is a basic overview of viewing tasks and setting your view criteria. The following is based on Outlook 2002 and should allow you to be more “GTD”-like in your task processes To Add A new Task Category In task view, double click on … Read Article »

Productivity

Improving Outlook with a custom dashboard
May 10, 2005 By Katy Whitton

One of the features of Outlook I have just discovered is the ability to use a custom dashboard page in the Outlook Today screen. As I’m only running the pants Outlook 2002 at work there was no way of decently viewing tasks, inbox, calendar … Read Article »

Productivity

Organising And Managing Your DVD Collection
May 10, 2005 By Katy Whitton

Do you have piles of DVDs stuck in random corners all over your house? Can you find the DVD you're really in the mood to watch quickly or do you give up and watch whatever's already in the DVD player? This article gives you … Read Article »

Blogging & Business

Stuff for bloggers
May 9, 2005 By Katy Whitton

I know most people probably have heard of this but I thought I’d post it anyway. Google have rolled out their blog search engine which can be found at http://blogsearch.google.com. There is also an interesting article on the BBC website about “Blogging without Censorship“. … Read Article »

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Getting Things Done (Finally)
May 9, 2005 By Katy Whitton

I have seen a lot of netizens talking recently about using Google Gmail to run their GTD systems which is all well and good if you can get a Gmail account. Living in the UK I can’t get the access/invitation code sent to my Mobile and … Read Article »