Weekly Round-Up #297: Slacking Off, eBooks For Promotion & Project Management Tools


This week we have some job hunting resources from a surprising source – Slack. If you’re looking to promote your existing business, we have a great way to do that with an e-book. And if you’re trying to organise your projects but don’t want to use a Microsoft product, we have 20 alternatives to Microsoft project that will get your projects under control in no time.

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Welcome to this week’s round-up. I hope you’ve had a safe, fun and productive week.

This week we have some job hunting resources from a surprising source – Slack.

If you’re looking to promote your existing business, we have a great way to do that with an e-book.

And if you’re trying to organise your projects but don’t want to use a Microsoft product, we have 20 alternatives to Microsoft project that will get your projects under control in no time.

Search Slack To Discover Office Secrets At Your New Job – Lifehacker

When you join a new job, there’s a lot you need to learn beyond the official orientation. You need to figure out your unspoken responsibilities, the relationships between people and departments, and a little of the office gossip. If your workplace uses the chat app Slack, you can pick up a lot of that info by searching the archives.

Weekly Round-Up #303: Chatbots, Money Making Ideas & Generating Leads
This week we take a look at how you can generate leads on social media, use chatbots to improve customer service (and make your life easier) and 40 ideas to help you earn some extra income.

You don’t have time to read everything everyone wrote, so LifeHacker have put together a guide showing you how to find the most important (and juicy) stuff.

21+ Amazing Tips To Promote Your Business With Ebook Marketing – BigrockCoupon.in

Good content has become the brute force that drives a majority of the marketing strategies on the internet today. Whether it is explainer videos, blog posts, or infographics, every form of online marketing requires high-quality content that attracts more clicks and revenue.

One such form which has gradually emerged out as a valuable promotional strategy is eBook marketing. A little longer than your average blog post, and more text-based than an infographic, an eBook is something which can give a detailed insight into your brand’s expertise and understanding of your business field. Not only does it help in lead generation, but also helps in establishing your brand as a leader and expert within your target market. In this article bigrockcoupon.in dives into some of the best, tried-and-tested marketing techniques for an eBook.

Top 20 Microsoft Project Alternatives Of 2021 – nTask

The essentials of effective project management do not only include a team of experienced and dedicated professionals. As much as they are critical for the success of any project, using professional project management software really does the trick. In this article, nTask will review the best Microsoft Project alternative.

15 Ways To Declutter Your Home And Get Organized – Homelization

Do you find yourself struggling to throw away the packaging in which your purchased goods arrive? Do you keep old items even when you’ve replaced them with new ones? If your answer to these questions is a yes, you’re not the only one; America has a clutter problem.

Anyone who struggles to believe that America has a clutter problem probably hasn’t seen the statistics indicating that 54% of Americans believe that they are overwhelmed by clutter, and 78% don’t know what to do with it.

If you’re one of the people facing a clutter challenge, this article is for you. Homelization looks at some creative ways to declutter your home and get organized.

Man Instantly Rejected From Job Interview After Failing Trick Test At Reception – The Mirror

When preparing for a job interview, remember to go over the basics, as one man interviewing for a job made a simple mistake in the first five minutes and it cost him the position.

What did he do wrong? Check out this interesting story from The Mirror so you don’t make the same mistake.

Videography Tips For Beginners (5 Step Complete Guide) – Vloguide

There are a lot of things to consider before you start filming your video. You can just go out, start recording, and hope the viewers are going to like it. Or you can do it the correct way.

Remember: Always keep in mind that you’re shooting the video to edit it later. with that being said, follow these 5 steps from Vloguide if you want to create the videos that your viewers are going to love.

10 Tips For Reducing The Environmental Impact Of Your Move – Just Move In

Are you planning on making improvements to your new home? Have you considered some eco-friendly additions too, but aren’t sure what is worth investing in? What will have the most eco-impact? In this article Just Move In shows you the best ways to green up your new house and reduce your environmental damage..

First Aid Kit For College Students: The Complete Guide – Knowledge Base

You’ve probably seen a first aid kit in your parents’ car, a public institution, or a movie. Surprisingly, very few people know much about its contents, apart from Band-Aids. Custom-Writing.org experts are here to tell you that in stressful situations, you need to know how to use that first aid kit!

So if you’re wondering what you need in your first aid kit, why you need one and how to use it then check out this article.

19 Best Books For Starting A Business – Legalzoom.com

Starting a business is exhilarating, but it’s also full of challenges. Books recommended by top business schools and thought leaders can help, so Legal Zoom have compiled a list of the best books for starting a business in any field.

Monetization Guide For Beginners In 2021 – CodeFuel

Whether you have a new website, an e-commerce site, or a new app, you want to make money from it. Surely you heard the word monetization when it comes to earning a profit from your digital properties.

If you get confused with all the monetization options, don’t worry, they guys at CodeFuel prepared this guide with all you need to know to get started.

Ultimate List Of Ecommerce Builders – RingCentral UK Blog

In the UK, eCommerce sales now account for 25.5% of the retail market – a percentage that’s set to rise to a third by 2024. Having a good eCommerce website is no longer a luxury, but instead is crucial for companies that want to stay competitive in an increasingly crowded marketplace. But building an eCommerce website can look like a daunting task, which is where eCommerce builders can help.

How To Grow Super-Nutritious Microgreens In Your Home – Gardening Mentor

Since microgreens first burst onto the scene, I have been fascinated by the concept. These tiny little greens added so much flavor to some of my favorite dishes. The term “microgreens” isn’t used to describe a specific plant variety or vegetable. Rather, it’s a word that represents the unique result of growing and harvesting young edible plants.

While greens are the most commonly used plants to cultivate microgreens, they can be harvested by pretty much any organic edible plant. Microgreens are nothing more than young plants that have been harvested before they can start growing to maturity. Microgreens have been around since the dawn of time, it wasn’t until the 1980s that they started being used in cuisine. Since then, microgreens have grown in popularity and spread throughout the world. It’s not hard to see why. Microgreens offer a ton of benefits that you just can’t experience with other plants.

How To Grow And Care For Kalanchoe Plant – Happy DIY Home

An attractive succulent, known for its long lasting flowers, it is not surprising that the Kalanchoe is such a popular houseplant. Pleasingly easy to care for, with just a little effort the plants can be encouraged to repeat flower throughout the year.

Great as a single houseplant or as part of a wider collection, whether you already have a range of houseplants or are new to plant care, the Kalanchoe is a great choice.

This article covers everything you need to know about growing and caring for a Kalanchoe plant.

Weekly Round-Up #200: It’s Time To Supercharge Your Productivity
In our 200th Round-Up the Flipping Heck team have put together a fantastic productivity resource for you. Maximise your productivity and achieve your goals in next to no time!

How Often Do I Need To SEO Optimize My Site? – Blue Water Marketing

It’s that age-old question: How Often Do I Need To SEO Optimize My Site? Okay, maybe not age-old, but it is one we get a lot. If you’ve been wondering the same thing, you’re in the right place. Not only will Blue Water Marketing answer that question, but they’ll also cover a lot of other helpful search engine optimization topics in this post, starting with the basics.

Have A Great Week

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Until next time, Stay Productive!

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