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 away with...

How to Manage Multiple Google Accounts

Jessica Greene / March 26, 2019

If you only have one Google account, we suggest you do everything you can to keep it that way. Managing multiple Google accounts is kind of a nightmare, and there's no simple or efficient way to merge multiple Google accounts into one.

But if it's too late and you already...

Free Dropbox Accounts Now Only Sync to Three Devices, Here's What To Do

Justin Pot / March 20, 2019

Do you use a free Dropbox account? As of March 2019 you can only connect Dropbox with three devices.

Don't panic: the change, which Dropbox quietly announced earlier this month in a help document, only kicks in if you're trying to add a new device:

If you're a Basic...

Google Is Killing Their URL Shortener, Here's What You Need to Know

Justin Pot / March 13, 2019

Google's URL shortener, goo.gl, is shutting down. The change was announced one year ago, in March 2018, when Google shut down the service for new users—on March 30 of 2019 even longtime users will not be able to shorten URLs using the service.

Goo.gl screenshot

What does this mean?

First of all...

The Decision Matrix: Make Better Decisions With This Spreadsheet Template

Melanie Pinola / February 18, 2019

Your days are filled with decisions you have to make, from small ones like deciding what to eat for dinner to life-changing ones like deciding where to live. Even something as seemingly simple as choosing which laptop model to buy can feel like torture when you're faced with a lot...

Why Google Sheets Should Be Your To-Do List

Deborah Tennen / February 4, 2019

I use Google Sheets as my to do list.

Feels good to get that off my chest. I've tried countless to do list apps—Trello, Reminders, Todoist, Asana, the list goes on—and the only one that hasn't either underwhelmed me or, worse, overwhelmed me is Google Tasks. And that does...

How to Take Better Surveys with SurveyMonkey and Zapier

Jill Duffy / December 31, 2018

Conducting surveys at the end of the year, or the beginning of a new one, is a tradition for many organizations. It takes a lot of work to write good survey questions, then design and configure it, send invitations, and conduct a survey, much less compile and analyze the...

Where Did Gmail Labs Go?

Justin Pot / December 20, 2018

You looked for "Labs" in your Gmail settings and it's not there. What gives? Turns out Google renamed the section in settings to "Advanced.”

Gmail's Labs used to be where a number of advanced features lived. The idea: Google would test features here and possibly fold them into Gmail later....

Google Calendar Is Shutting Down SMS Notifications, Here's How To Keep Getting Them

Justin Pot / November 21, 2018

Google is shutting down SMS notifications for Google Calendar events on January 7, 2019; users are encouraged to use in-app notifications instead. This makes sense for most users–the Google Calendar app is ubiquitous–but there are still a few cases where SMS notifications come in handy, such as users without access...

20 Creative Ways to Use Trello and Organize Everything

Melanie Pinola / November 20, 2018

Trello is a terrific tool for project management and task management. The visual Kanban boards are flexible, shareable, and let you pack a ton of detail into each card. But...