You are coming along great with your plan! Hopefully you've been using the spreadsheets we shared with you and are gathering the information. If we prepared a report for you, that saves you a TON of time guessing and digging. If you have your list and have decided who should have access currently, you also [...]
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We are so used to going through our daily business life, we forget all of the pieces involved to keep the doors open. This includes utilities, shipping services, printing and branding vendors, credit cards, banking account, gas cards, insurance, local and trade directories, local media accounts for advertising or subscriptions. What about professional associations? Are [...]
Here is a video Yvonne Heimann and I created on this same topic. We forget how many places we have set up with recurring charges. This may be hosting accounts, domains, software, templates, stock photos, offsite storage services, antivirus and malware services. But it can be more personal than that and be for health clubs, [...]
Just because we stop using them, doesn't mean they go away, nor our accounts. Some old accounts may come back to bit you in the hiney, too, because you haven't: Deleted them. Updated your password recently. Left a list of contacts in there ripe for hacker plucking. I'm sure I'm guilty of this too. I [...]
With tasks that involve new ways of doing thing and huge lists, they can be overwhelming to the point of paralyzing you to even start them. Don't worry about the full task, that will change regularly and expand. Start with ONE chunk - and chunk that out too. This site allows you to pick one [...]
It starts with relationships - personal and business. Whom do you trust to give the keys to your online presence to? I don't just mean social media, but banking and all financial records, medical accounts, memberships to professional organizations and more. This doesn't have to be one person. It can be as many as you [...]
If you've had a small business, hobby, tried your hand a blogging, wanted to help promote something at your local school, you may have a pile of domains. If you included the variations of every member of your family.com, then you have even more. I'm not getting into website hosting, email or other linked aspects [...]
Scrambling to find the username and password for an account you need to access quickly is frustrating and stressful. If you want someone to help you manage these details, pick up the pieces after a unforeseen event, or assist others in doing so, you'll need to have a central location for storing online account information. Some [...]
An article that ran in the Washington Post on May 9, 2017 discussed the "Silver Tsunami" once again. An excerpt that really struck me reads, "According to Project Equity, many small business owners do not have succession plans–and because of this they’re putting their employees at risk." As a small business owner I empathize–we tend [...]