Welcome to www.OnlineOrganizing.com -- A World Of Organizing Solutions Your Order Your Shopping Cart About Us Contact Us Site Map
Do You Need Help Getting Organized?Shop For Organizing And Business Development ProductsProfessional Organizing ServicesFind A Seminar, Workshop, Or Keynote SpeakerRead Our Two Free Monthly NewslettersFree Organizing Tips And AdviceResources For Professional OrganizersLearn How To Become A Professional OrganizerUseful Organizing Website LinksUseful Organizing Website Links


Search for:

Category:

You Are Here: Home - Blogs

NEW! - Keywords For This Page:   Simplify - Email

Blog: Fear Your Computer No More!
Post Its for Outlook



If you have been using Outlook for any length of time, I am sure you have seen the little section for using  the cute little Post It Notes.  However, if you are like most people you probably haven't been able to come up with a great idea for actually USING the little babies!  You want to play with them and put pertinent information on them and color code the little electronic stickies, but your brain comes to a stand still.  HOW can you use them effectively?!
 
Well, I have come up with a couple of great ideas that I am enjoying like there is no tomorrow!
 
I use PayPal for a lot of my eBooks and services and most of the time I have post the PayPal link in my newsletters, blogs, multiple websites, etc. and it can be a pain in the butt to go out to PayPal, recreate the information, copy the link and go back out and paste the info.  Talk about a waste of time!  Instead of banging my head up against a wall, I simply create the link once, copy it and paste it into the little note in Outlook.  I label it with the product or service name and I include the cost so I don't have to worry about trying to remember what I am charging people!  It is WONDERFUL!
 
If you do a lot of shipping of orders and you keep the tracking numbers for out bound orders, try using the Notes section in Outlook for those numbers.  Label the note by carrier and customer name for easier search capabilities.   Once they have been delivered and received, instead of deleting them if you want to hold onto the information "just in case", change the color from Yellow to Pink.  That way you have a visual reminder of it being closed.
 
How about team members for a specific project?  If you are managing several projects with different groups of people, try having a separate note for each project with the list of the people associated with it.
 
Let's not forget gift lists!  If you have some great ideas for birthday presents, plans for a special anniversary weekend, and let's not forget Valentine's Day, try keeping an electronic list of some of your ideas.  Nine out of ten if you have a snooping family member the last place they will go is the "Notes" section in your Outlook! 
 
If you are loving the ideas or have a few of your own, but you can't find them in your Outlook quickly hit Ctrl 5 and you will be taken to the Notes section.  Just remember, you need to be in Outlook 2003 or Outlook 2007 NOT Outlook Express.  If the quick key is working, you can also go to the top Menu Bar and click "Go" and "Notes".
 
Happy Organizing!
 
Suzanne Babb

posted on: 2/3/2008 8:30:00 AM by Suzanne Babb
category: Business


Fear Your Computer No More!: < Previous Post - Next Post >
Blog Central: < Previous Post - Next Post >



Discuss This Post



There are no comments.



Add a comment about this post:
Name:
Comment:
(Note: To reduce blogspam, HTML tags are not permitted in blog comments and will be removed)
Please Enter The Following Code:
In order to cut down on SPAM, we ask that you enter the code exactly as shown in image below. If you can't read the code, simply select "Load New Code" and a different graphic will appear. Cookies must be enabled on your web browser.
Code Image - Please contact webmaster if you have problems seeing this image code Load New Code
Powered by Web Wiz CAPTCHA version 2.01
Copyright ©2005-2006 Web Wiz

 



Fear Your Computer No More!


by Suzanne Babb

View This Blog

   Subscribe To This Blog

About Suzanne:

As an organizational consultant, public speaker, and former radio talk show host, Suzanne helps individuals and businesses find their own Organizational Perfection! With a Coke in hand, she thrives on making the most of her time and tries to encourage those around her to do the same. Whether it is writing a "How To" book, traveling to Scotland to get her yearly dose of sexy Scotsmen, or speaking to a group of overwhelmed business owners, Suzanne offers the solutions you need to regain control of your life.

Suzanne's Website:

www.letstalkorganizing.com


Suzanne's Other Blogs:


My Favorite Organizing Goodies

  • Levenger
    My goal in life is to have an entire office that is primarily Levenger!
  • See Jane Work
    How can you NOT love See Jane Work? With loads of personality, fun products, and down right gorgeous supplies it is hard to pass up!

My Favorite Blogs

  • Organising Queen
  • Not Just a Mom!
  • My Personal Office Supply Favorites
  • Escape From Cubicle Nation
  • Neat and Simple Living
  • 4 True Freedom
    Providing inspiration and motivation to those who are ready for it.

Suzanne's Other Blogs and Podcast

  • Let's Talk Organizing Blog
  • Let's Talk Organizing Podcast
  • Admin Answers

Office Solutions

  • Virtual Office
  • Service Office
  • Office Space


Related Products:



How To Master Your Paper Clutter Email Course

Managing Mail: Postal Mail, Email, And Voice Mail

E-mail Productivity Solutions for Microsoft Outlook 2007

Administrative Basics

Simplify Your Business Life

Writing And Sending Effective E-Mail

Best Little E-Mail Address Organizer

Simplify Your Life And Stay That Way


View More...

Add this page to your Bookmarks!

E-mail this page to a friend!







www.OnlineOrganizing.com is a service mark of Bradford, LLC.
Content on this site is © Bradford, LLC, All rights reserved.

If you notice any problems with this site, please contact our webmaster.
And if you don't see what you need you are welcome to "ask the organizer" any question!

To see what people are saying about www.OnlineOrganizing.com, check out our visitor comments.

Click here to view our privacy policy.

Calendar Of Organizing Holidays And Events Blog Central Sign Up For Our Free Online Newsletters Join The Conversation At Our Organizing Discussion Board Advertise Your Company On Our Website Be An Affiliate Of www.OnlineOrganizing.com