You’re a businessperson. You may not think of yourself as a writer, but you know that writing well can boost your results and your career. Naturally, you want to do better. Every week I point you to one or two pieces that I think will teach you something or spark an idea or two. This week I’m pointing you to pieces on how to use Gmail and a list of helpful apps.
“These are the nineteen apps I used the most in 2014, the apps that help me run my business and maximize different aspects of my personal life. I was tempted to rank these, but I found I couldn’t. Instead I’ve listed them in alphabetical order.”
Wally’s Comment: One great thing about Michael Hyatt is that he tries a lot of stuff and keeps what works best for him. That means whatever you see on this list is a proven commodity. I have one word of caution. Your mileage may vary. This stuff works for Michael, but it may not fit your style or meet your challenges.
“Email marketing hasn’t changed since 2005 – not in principle. You craft a message you think your audience will love, you affix an attention-grabbing headline, and then you wait, and wait, and wait some more. The basic problem with this approach is that, while it’s faster than waiting for snail-mail, it can still be slow-going. But, that might all be changing now with Google’s updates to its Gmail service.”
Wally’s Comment: There’s one small caveat about this article. Some of what’s here is “available now,” while other things are “under development.”
Sources I Check Regularly
I find the posts and articles that I share with you on The Writer’s Edge in many places. But there are a few that provide insightful pieces again and again. Here they are.