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Mac Power Users On Working With PDFs

One of my favorite podcasts is Mac Power Users and this week they did a great episode called The Power of PDFs. The hosts David Sparks and Katie Floyd were joined by the awesome Ernest Svenson from PaperlessChase to do a deep dive on all things PDF. As with many MPU shows, the tools that […]

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12 Days Of Paperless Gifts – Helpful Resources

This is Day 10 in a 12 Post series: 12 Days Of Paperless Gifts. If you know someone who could use some help going paperless, or if you’d like to drop some hints, this series is for you. Don’t worry, the regular DocumentSnap tips will still be flowing. Going paperless is an area that can […]

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12 Days Of Paperless Gifts – Note Taking

This is Day 9 in a 12 Post series: 12 Days Of Paperless Gifts. If you know someone who could use some help going paperless, or if you’d like to drop some hints, this series is for you. Don’t worry, the regular DocumentSnap tips will still be flowing. Some of us are typers and some […]

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Going Paperless And Your Digital Afterlife

Earlier this year I was at the annual conference for the National Association of Professional Organizers. I was sitting in the audience for a talk by Heather Ahern from The Functional Home entitled Advance Planning for Your Virtual Afterlife. Out of all the excellent presentations I attended at that conference, this one has stuck with […]

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Paperless Classroom Tools

I don’t know how, but it seems like 75% of the kids on my son’s soccer team have parents that are teachers. Because of this, and because I am terrible at small talk otherwise, I have become more interested in paperless classroom topics. I just came across this list by DailyGenius: The 8 Essential Tools […]

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I Spoke About Going Paperless To A Paper Loving Audience And Survived

I have done my fair share of public speaking, but it has generally been in a business context and mostly to professionals who want to learn how going paperless can improve their business or their life. This time was different. This time I was about to take the stage at SimpleREV in Minneapolis, and I […]

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The Paperless Conference

Between session handouts, itineraries, and notes, how the heck do you go paperless at a conference? In most events, there is paper coming at you from all directions. Julie Bestry from Best Results Organizing did a great blog post about her experience at a recent conference that I spoke at in Phoenix: NAPO2014: Taking Notes–The […]

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Supermom vs. Super Mom By Vanessa Hayes

As far as I am aware, I am not a mom. I’m certainly not a super mom. I can say with reasonable confidence that my wife has me beat in all super mom aspects (sometimes she whips up a batch of muffins in the morning before heading off to her corporate senior management job – […]

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Should You Have A Document Destruction Policy?

When you go paperless, over time you will accumulate a lot of information. This may lead you to ask yourself an important question – how long should you keep your electronic documents? Should you prune them periodically, or should you keep them forever? I need to be open and transparent right off the bat here […]

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Mac Users – Save Browser Tabs For Later And Take Action

Browser tabs, amiright? For those of us old and/or geeky enough to remember when tabbed browsing first became available, it was a godsend. No more stacks of never-ending browser windows all over the place. Of course, we still have the same underlying problem. We still have too much stuff open in our browsers; it has […]

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