RoboForm is a Great Time Saving Tool

Don’t know why I put off getting RoboForm. I didn’t want to take the time to learn one more thing, set up one more tool. Yet, keeping track of passwords and filling out forms is a royal pain. The more time online, the more places I belong, the more blogs I manage, etc. , the harder it becomes to manager everything.

After watching Ben Fitts use RoboForm in one of his trainings, I decided to check it out. I went ahead and downloaded it today.

I posted on twitter about adding Roboform and got a nice tutorial from Mitch on getting started with Robo Form. Thanks Mitch! Great to read even before you set up and install RoboForm.

RoboForm: Road Rules for the Real World by Mitchell Allen

Giving Thanks

I wanted to take a moment and thank each one of you for the blessings you add to my life. Amazing the friends I’ve met, things I’ve learned, business generated through online connections. I’m thankful for my family, friends, home. . .

I could go on and on but didn’t want to put everyone asleep with general thankyou’s. Showing gratitude, telling people thank you, instead of taking them for granted, not only brightens another person’s day, but yours too.

I forget to say Thank You as much as I should, especially to those close to home, my family. Somehow we think, yes, they know I love them, appreciate them, but when was the last time we said it out loud. Our family, friends are a blessing in our lives, I challenge each of you to join me in telling those close to home how much they mean to us, how much they are loved and appreciated.

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving. ~W.T. Purkiser

Happy Thanksgiving!

Only 24 Hours in a Day

Tunnels of Time
Tunnels of Time by Fdecomite
Each of us have only 24 hours in a day. I’ve often thought ” If I could just clone myself” or “If I could magically add an extra 12 hours to a day”. As tempting as the thought would be, what would be the wear and tear on our bodies/spirit cramming more and more in each day.

I’d make a killer “To Do List” for Monday, that by Friday was still not finished. How depressing! I’d even get mad at myself for not getting a simple list completed.

A year and a half back, I was out of town for a couple days with my husband for his back surgery. I still have school kids at home, and took friends up on their offers to help. My grade schooler stayed with one of her best friends. Another friend was at the house after work and dropped the other kids off before heading in to work. One parent saw that my swimmers made it to and from swim practice.

When I visited my oldest daughter for the birth of her first baby, again I had several friends fill in for me, it took several. I realized that I’m not being a slacker, just too many things I want to do, saying yes to too many things.

I realized that there are more good things we can do in a day than we have time. The cool part about this is that we can pick and choose the very best things to do and do those. Much more fun than beating yourself up for not doing more. Save the other ideas for a rainy day.

I’ve also learned that technology has created tools I can use which save me time. Each tool takes time to learn, some take just a few minutes, others take so much more time to learn. I’ll be posting from time to time tools which I’ve used which save me time.

Fill free to add your favorite time saving tools and tips.

Working from Home with Kids

My office is in my home. My youngest child is 12, during school days I have the place to myself.

I had a call yesterday, referred from a friend, someone with her own reasons why working from home just makes sense.

Today I’m honored to be a guest of Beverly Mahone’s BlogTalk Radio Show Passions. Join with us, listen in, ask questions today, November 17 at 12 eastern.

If you miss the live show, you can come back and listen to the recorded show, at the above link.

Thanks ya’ll. 🙂

Connecting through Radio Shows

So many ways to get the word out, have others know you. Technology has brought us live radio shows, live internet shows, recorded shows, teleconferences, podcasts, webinars, etc.

Each of us have only 24 hours in a day and if she can share our message to many at once, it is a good thing. Better yet, have it recorded and listen whenever and as often as you wish.

Radio Shows
One Oct 23 I was honored to be a guest on Pat Mongomery’s Parents Rule radio show. Pat does a great job and I much appreciate it. I wasn’t sure how it would go, but after talking to Pat ahead of time I knew it would be fun, as each of us shared our experiences and spoke from the heart.

Parent’s Rule is part of SandySprings Radio. I love how they have a live radio broadcast, same time as live internet broadcast, and recorded as a downloadable audio file. So people is Georgia heard me on Pat’s show, my daughter listened live from Utah, and I’ve passed on the recording to those who weren’t able to make the show.

You will find some great information there about working from home. Here it is:

These are cool, You can share a powerpoint presentation or anything else on your computer screen with attendees around the world. Great when you need to show how to do something. If you’d like to watch a live webinar in action, I can invite you to one that uses GoToMeeting’s webinar system. You will learn how to use my favorite greeting card system with a live demonstration, and how to make money with it. Send an email at Heidi @ (without the spaces) or send me a dm on twitter, you can find me and I’ll send you and invite.

As simple as picking up the phone. With the unlimited long distance plans many have, and the free conference call centers, this is easy to do. Most companies allow you to record your session for future reference.
Friday November 7, 11 Eastern, I will be doing a call with Heidi Richards, the founder of WECAI. We’ll be discussing the importance of effectively staying in touch with your clients without spending a lot of money. We’ll talk about a variety of stay in touch mechanisms such as email, telephone and greeting/postcard and other direct marketing ideas. You will learn new strategies for following up with leads that can save you time and money and create loyal customers and clients for life. To attend, contact Heidi Richards: heidi at

Internet Radio

Back to back shows, after doing the teleconference call with my dear friend Heidi Richards Friday, I will be on Sally Witt’s (another sweet friend) Blog Talk Radio show on Saturday, November 8. around 2:30 Eastern.

So many tools to connect with many people at the same time. Of course there is always television. Pricey to sponsor your own show, but if you can get the news talking about you and your business, it is a good thing.