A knife to the heart, and yet email still isn’t dead

Caroline Nielsen
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Rumor has it that email is on its deathbed laying low on life support and a heavy dose of morphine. The only generation interested in keeping it alive is the very generation that remembers what it was like to be excited, rather than annoyed, by the ding of a new message. Read more.

The secret to writing ridiculously effective email replies

Caroline Nielsen
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This blog post will reveal your new secret weapon and tell you just how to write better, more efficient email replies. Read more.

14 Bad Email Habits You Need to Work On (Part 2)

Caroline Nielsen
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If you haven't already read the first seven bad email habits you need to work on, it is imperative that you go back and start at the beginning. Otherwise, we’ll only have wiped out half of the bad email habits out there, and that simply won’t suffice. The list of bad email habits we all need to work on continues below. Read more.

14 Bad Email Habits You Need to Work On (Part 1)

Caroline Nielsen
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Bad Habits Part 1

How many times a day do shoot people an email? Too many to count, I’m guessing. Proper email etiquette is a force to be reckoned with, yet there are so many people that continue to trip in the most common email gaffes. Here are 14 bad email habits you need to work on. Read more.

How to spot bad clients from their social profiles

Caroline Nielsen
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Fortunately for you, clients (willingly or not) drop hints. Here are the red flags to look for on client’s social profiles before you get involved. Read more.

Freelance Clients You’d Want to Avoid

Caroline Nielsen
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Clients to Avoid

Freelancing can be risky business if you’ve signed with a bad client. It’s important to look for red flags before you agree to sign anything. Here is a list of client types to steer clear of. Read more.

Work smarter with these 5 Chrome extensions for Gmail

Caroline Nielsen
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chrome extensions

Who wouldn't want to cut a few corners and make the daily drag of email management just a little easier? With these five Gmail extensions, you'll be well on your way. Ready, set, download. Read more.

How to be more productive during work hours

Caroline Nielsen
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Productivity

We’ll refrain from a lengthy introduction. This is, after all, about being efficient and productive throughout the workday. Below are listed five learned behaviors from people who are able to stretch time and eliminate unnecessary distractions. Read more.

Welcome Aboard the Ocean Blog

The Ocean Team
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We’re happy as clams at high tide to announce the launch of our new blog – finally. Read more.