Monthly Archives: August 2012

How To Use Backupify

 

Imagine this…

You wake up one morning, turn on your computer, open your email eager to see updates on your business… only to find out that your account is HACKED!

Has this happened to you?  It happened to me several years ago. I’m pretty sure you know someone who has horror stories about losing their Gmail or FB accounts.

It can also happen to you.

Avoid the hassle!  Simply back up your online accounts!  Think of it this way, you can sleep better by knowing that your online accounts are safe and secure from hackers and even from yourself!

Yes… protect from YOURSELF!

You can accidentally hit that delete button and all your contacts, messages, and files — ALL OF THEM — will be nonexistent!

You’ll never know! You can be under a spell or super sleepy or trying on new settings or in a sudden burst of anger, you accidentally click DELETE!

Save yourself from the agony, here’s a free tool for you:  BACKUPIFY!

 

 

Watch the tutorial below and sleep soundly!

 

Live a Positively Awesome Life,

 

Jones

 

P.S. Can you back up happy memories?

 

 

 

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How To Use Dropbox

Welcome to the Information Age!

Gigabytes of information are right at your finger tips every minute! You store voluminous files at work and at home.

So how do you send HUGE files to your clients and friends? Remember, Gmail and Yahoo can only accomodate a limited number of files!

 
Worry no more for there’s a great tool that can allow you to share 5 Gigabytes of information with your friends and co-workers… Introducing: DROPBOX!

Dropbox is a free software that you can use to share pictures, presentations, word documents, spreadsheets!

This multi tasking tool is simple and easy to use. Just follow the tutorial below and you can immediately start sharing your files and enjoy the benefits of DROPBOX!

 
Live a Positively Awesome Life,

 
JONES

 
P.S. Have you heard of the Top 10 Clever Uses for Dropbox?

 

How To Use Jing

 

 

Are you a visual person?

Do you find it easier to follow instructions with a picture?

Do you learn faster via a video tutorial?

Congratulations!  Jing is developed for visual people like you…and me!

Jing is a free software that allows you to:

  • take screenshots of your screen, put text or arrows in the image and other annotations, to explain further your point
  • record screencast of about 5 minutes long, for example, to show a funny movie or to demonstrate how to do things or explain matters

More importantly, Jing allows you to share the screenshot and screencast with your friends IMMEDIATELY!

Jing is a favorite tool among VAs, as it allows us to confirm, clarify, verify instructions from our clients!  Jing is so easy and intuitive to use!

Go ahead and view the tutorial below and start enjoying Jing!
 

Live a Positively Awesome Life,
 

Jones

 
P.S.  In what way did Jing help your business?

 

How To Use Google Analytics – Part 3: Getting To Know Your Visitors

Think of your website as a store, like a store that you own, like a quick service store similar to McDonalds or Starbucks or your own retail conglomerate like SM!

Now, when you enter McDonalds, Starbucks or SM, have you ever noticed the guards that welcome you?

In their hands is a small device called the clicker.  The guards are not there just to inspect your belongings, every time a person enters the door of their establishment, they press the clicker.

Clicker, what?

The guards record the number of people going inside their stores.  They count the number of visitors daily!  If these established brands seriously go through all the trouble of counting their visitors and go the extra mile of knowing their market, why don’t you?

Let’s translate that to your website…

  • Do you know how many visitors read your website today?
  • Do you know the location where they are coming from?
  • What device do they use to read your website?
  • Do they use Chrome or Safari to to find your website?
  • What keywords do they type when they search for your website?

If you do not know these basic information, how can you expect to sell to your customers if you do not know their behavior and their likes and dislikes?

If you are unsure of your answers to these questions, you need not worry no more!  There is a powerful tool available online that will give you all the data on the behavior of your customers.

This powerful tool is called GOOGLE ANALYTICS!

I am running a three-part series on this powerful tool.  Visit the following 2 tutorials for Google Analytics that I prepared for you:

Part 1 – Installing the Google Analytics Tracking Code

Part 2 – Your Super Tool’s Dashboard

We are now on Part 3 of the series, which is understanding the Google Analytics Reports.
These reports give you all the information about your website visitors/customers!

Below is an easy tutorial that will make you an EXPERT on the behavior of your customers! Read on!
 

Live a Positively Awesome Life,
 

JONES
 
P.S.  Have I told you that Google Analytics is FREE?
 

How To Use Google Analytics – Part 2: Your Super Tool’s Dashboard

A word of caution:

Are you easily overwhelmed by numbers and charts?

You see, there’s a lot of numbers and charts involved in this tutorial.  But this should not stop you from enjoying this super tool: Google Analytics.

Numbers and graphs cannot hurt you, these are just a bunch of figures.  If you will allow them, numbers and graphs can support you and help your online business prosper… only if you know how to interpret the data!

Every businessman or internet marketer who is serious about making money must have this super tool:  GOOGLE ANALYTICS!

This cool tool has endless features that Positively Awesome VA decided to have a Part 2 of the tutorial series on Google Analytics.  Before you proceed, you can view “How To Use Google Analytics – Part 1” in Positively Awesome VA.

Part 1 guides you through the steps of Google Analytics Sign In and installing the Google Analytics Code.

Note:  You need to go through Part 1 before you proceed with Part 2.  You need to have a google account and have installed the Google Analytics Code before you can proceed to Part 2.

Once you have installed the code, within 24 hours, you will be able to track the performance of your website. You will receive a variety of report as a result of google analytics tracking.

Below is a simple way how to read and interpret the information presented by this super tool: Google Analytics!

Live a Positively Awesome Life,

JONES