Category Archives for "Outsourcing"

Project Management for Business and Personal – Video Tutorials

I was on the hunt for a simple project management app for several years. I tried so many of them both paid and free. Because I am a very visual person and love sticky notes I needed something that would work on my mac computer  and on my iPhone. It also had to be downloadable from the Apple App store instead of from an unknown or insecure website.

Visual appearance was also important since I would be looking and working in it every day. The learning curve had to be short. It needed to be simplistic enough to understand quickly but also intense and robust enough to handle multiple projects and tasks.

I tend to get excited about an app and start to use one and disappointment rears its ugly head very quickly as soon I discover it is not all it was claimed it would be.

Then I found Trello!

Trello changed my business which helped to change my life.

Trello is free. They do have a paid version but very few people I know need to use the paid versions. About 90% of all those I consult and work with can use the free version.

Click here to get your free version of Trello. I gift Trello and in return I get some “Gold” Trello which is graphic skins I can use on my boards. You can invite all your friends to use Trello and get some “Gold” too.

http://KaterinaGasset.com/Trello

Because many of you may not know what Trello is or how to use it, I created a YouTube playlist with tutorials I created to train my team on how to use Trello for our projects.

Here is the Trello Tutorial playlist:

Whether you want to organize your daughter's wedding or plan your garden or whether you need to organize your website content, blog fodder, social media tasks and other checklists for your business, Trello works for both personal and business! And you can keep it all in one account.

A couple of weeks ago I hosted a webinar on how tips and tricks in speed hacking Trello for project management. I am posting that link here as well.

The video tutorials are very short however the webinar is one hour or so. So make sure you watch the short tutorials first.

This one is called, Trello Tutorial Organize your Business and Life

This next video is called, How to Use Trello as a CRM for Entrepreneurs, Consultants and Biz Owners

Followed by: Trello Tutorial: How to Use Trello for Project Management

And: Trello Tutorial: Task Management

Next Trello Tutorial: Fun Trello Hacks Tutorial: How to Add Some Fun to Your Trello Boards

And last but not least, here is the Trello Webinar if you want to go more in depth in learning how to use this very visual organization app! You can use Trello on your desktop on both PC and Macs, on iPads and iPhones. I don't know about other smart phones, you can check it out.

How to Use Trello for Your Business and Personal Projects & More

Trello is by far my favorite free tool I use for  many business and personal tasks. If you are a visual person, you will be in heaven with Trello. 

For your learning pleasure... I added 4 Trello video tutorials I created to train my virtual assistants in using Trello and one of the tutorials was part of a course I teach.  I get a lot of comments on these videos from all over the world so I thought why not share them with all my awesome subscribers! ​

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Here are just a few of the ways in which I use Trello: 

  • Business Project Management 
  • Training Guides and Systems 
  • CRM for Small Business 
  • Organizing Workspaces and Files 
  • Home Management and Projects 
  • Trip and Vacation Planning 
  • Gardening Planning  and Projects 
  • Healthy Living Recipes, Articles, Shopping Lists, Menus and more 

How you can use Trello is only limited by your imagination.  There is the free version which is what most people use. Trello also has a business version that is a small fee of $8.33 per user per month when paid annually. You can create teams inside of Trello for personal and for business. 

My favorite Trello features are anything that saves me time, Trello delivers on being a time saver! 

This video tutorial is about how to use Trello for Task Management. This is the system I use with our virtual assistants and really, any one who is connected to a task or project. In this tutorial I start you at the beginning of creating a board and then adding the cards. 

Do you like checklists? Well, then you will love Trello!  You can add checklists in any of the cards. But what is even better is you can click to duplicate the checklist across all your cards. This feature saves so much time. There are also check boxes in front of each item on your checklist. When you check off the box, a progress bar appears so you can see by percentages how much more of the list still needs to get done. 

In this Trello video tutorial I share with you ways in which you can use Trello for business and personal management: 

Another time saver for me is you can drag images, pdf files, documents, whatever it is you need to add to a card, right on the card and Trello uploads it for you. You can choose images to be "cover" image on a card. This is a great way to organize projects and not lose the images you want to keep. 

In this video tutorial I share with you how you can use Trello as a CRM. This obviously won't work if you are using something super robust like Infusionsoft.  Trello is great if you don't have hundreds and hundreds of leads. I use if for my consulting and marketing company,  Listing Experts Academy, Fast Track SEO and other niche markets. 

In this tutorial you will learn how to use Trello for Project Management. There are just too many awesome things you can do with Trello and there is no way I can list them all in a post.  Some of my tutorial videos on Trello have over 8,000 views which is a lot because I did not promote them.  I am happy to share what is working for me in my business and personal life. 

Another timesaver is you can send or forward emails to specific cards on your Trello boards. So when I get an inquiry from someone who wants to hire me to consult them on their branding, marketing, SEO, content marketing, website development and creating funnels for their online businesses- all I need to do is set up a quick rule in Trello, forward the email and it appears right on the card almost immediately. 

 

 

How to Build Your Brand on Facebook without Annoying Your Friends & Family

Facebook marketing outsourcing social media plans

How to Build Your Brand on Facebook without Annoying Your Friends & Family

This webinar was one of my favorite webinars I attended a few years ago. I am excited to be able to host this webinar training for you.

Facebook marketing outsourcing social media plans

This webinar is popular and space will fill up fast.

Make sure you register today!

Date:  Wednesday September 2, 2015

Time: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.  EST

This is a totally FREE webinar. Just bring yourself to a computer near you:).

Register now: : https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/600054441474036481

I am inviting you to hear REALTOR® Shaun Nilsson, the social media expert behind CityBlast walk us through how he used his time-saving secrets to attract new buyers and sellers while NOT annoying the rest of his social media peeps.

This is a 100% FREE workshop. We will show you how to close more real estate deals using only your Facebook while projecting an image of confidence and a seasoned professional.

You will learn how you can outsource this part of your marketing to others and avoid wasting your valuable time each day searching for great content to share.

You will also learn:

  • The secret of Inbound Marketing &  how to use it to make more money.
  • How a rookie agent used Facebook to close 24 deals in his first year of business with over $165,000 in income.
  • How to 100% systemize your Facebook marketing, so you don't have to spend all your time on it.
  • What major factor makes Inbound Marketing especially critical for real estate professionals.
  • Live Q & A with the expert!

Reserve your space NOW for Wednesday's Totally FREE workshop and start doing more business through your social media.

Register Now: : https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/600054441474036481

 

 

[Podcast ] So How Do You Get It All Done?

One of the most common asked questions I received is, “how do you get it all done?”this is the first podcast in a short series of podcasts where I will help you to get your systems in place and find out what is important in your business and what you can delegate.  I will be speaking about how to get more of your tasks accomplished.

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Make sure to subscribe to my podcast on itunes here:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rising-above-noise-growth/id810838153

You can also download each podcast to your computer or other device by clicking on the audio file here in this post.

 

So How Do You Get It All Done Podcast:

00:21 – How do you get it all done?

01:03 – Delegating and outsourcing

05:07 – How to Delegate?

08:17 – How to use my system, how to train virtual assistants and how you can use my virtual assistants

 

I look forward to sharing more with you.