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If the Pomodoro Technique Doesn't Work for You, Try Flowtime

Jessica Greene / April 25, 2019

Finding the perfect productivity system is like finding the perfect recipe. Sometimes, a recipe with a really high rating tastes terrible. Sometimes, you find a comment that suggests adjustments, and those adjustments take it from mediocre to outstanding. And sometimes, you only use the recipe as a guide, modifying it...


A Senior Manager at HubSpot Automates Registration for the INBOUND Conference

Joey Blanco / April 23, 2019

For the last few years, attendance at INBOUND, a week-long marketing, sales, and customer service event held in Boston, MA by HubSpot, has soared: 2017 had over 21,000 attendees and 2018 saw over 24,000. They expect bigger numbers for this year's event, being held the first week...


We Put Off Drinking Coffee Until 10 a.m. Every Morning. It's Kind of Great.

Justin Pot / April 23, 2019

When do you have your first dose of caffeine? For most people, the answer is obvious: first thing in the morning. But is that really the best time to drink coffee, tea, or any other caffeinated beverage?

Scientific research suggests not. Cortisol, a neurochemical related to alertness, is produced at...


Work-Life Balance May Have More to Do with Your Personality Than Your Job

Jessica Greene / April 22, 2019

Work-life balance—or work-life integration—is a hot topic right now. There are dozens of articles published every week about it, and everyone has their own opinions on how to achieve it. Even employers are getting in on the trend, presenting work-life balance as a perk in job descriptions.

Job posting showing work-life balance as a perk

There...


How to Create Reports and Dashboards in Salesforce

David Harrington / April 19, 2019

One of the features that makes Salesforce one of the most powerful Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platforms is its robust reporting and data visualization. Reports and dashboards in Salesforce help businesses get the most out of their customer and sales data: You can gain granular insights into things like the...


How to Post on Reddit

Justin Pot / April 19, 2019

Half a billion people look at Reddit every day—voting, commenting, and occasionally even clicking a link.

If you'd like to post something on the site you'll first need a Reddit account; sign up here if you don't already have one. You can start posting right away...


The Best Project Management Software for Small Businesses and Individuals in 2019

Maria Myre / April 18, 2019

Managing projects in a small business setting can be even more challenging than doing so within a larger company. A big business might have a project manager for marketing, another for sales, another for product development. The small business project manager, on the other hand, oversees multiple departments and likely...


How to Create Form Sections and Logic in Google Forms

Justin Pot / April 18, 2019

Most people won’t fill out a long form, or one with irrelevant questions. Form sections help you avoid this fate, because they break your form down into smaller, more manageable pieces. Form logic, meanwhile, allows you to design a form where people only see relevant questions, which means they...


Turn Your Google Analytics Data into Actionable Tasks

Maria Myre / April 17, 2019

Google Analytics is a powerful piece of software that monitors who's visiting your website and what they're doing when they get there. But unless you have a way to turn those metrics into actionable tasks for your marketing, UX, and sales teams, the only thing you really walk...


The 8 Best Note Taking Apps for iPad and iPhone in 2019

Tim Brookes / April 16, 2019

What do you do when you have a spark of creativity or an idea you can't afford to forget? Most of us reach for the nearest device—often the smartphone in our pocket or the tablet on our coffee table. But there's a lot more to a note...