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Top Performers & Applying Sports Psychology to the Workplace

By Heather Lyon | 11.25.2016

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If you're sitting around today, feeling stuffed with turkey and mashed potatoes, the last thing on your mind might be getting into shape. That's OK, because today we're talking about getting your head in the game. (There will be no mention of pushups or burpees.)

So relax, watch a football game, read this post and perhaps ponder the lessons that sports psychology can offer to everyday Joes like us.

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Your Guide to Collaborative Document Editing With Google Docs

By Michael Reynolds | 10.18.2016

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At SpinWeb, we rely on collaboration tools and productivity apps to get more done throughout the day. We use a variety of apps like Basecamp, Pivotal, Slack, and Dropbox to communicate and share files, notes, and tasks. But what about collaborative document editing? We've got you covered with this detailed how-to.

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What Makes a Great Company Culture? Interview With the SpinWeb Team

By Allison Gibbs | 06.09.2016

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This year marks a major milestone in SpinWeb history. It's our 20th birthday and we've accomplished something that many business owners think is impossible: a successful Results Only Work Environment. 

How do you make sure people are working?

I need to see my employees.

These are the questions and concerns most people have when they hear about our company culture and work philosophy.

For eight years, Results-Only Work Environment (ROWE) has been our guiding work ethic. We've adapted it and evolved as a team over the years. We are often approached by other agencies who are curious about how it works, so today we're sharing some of the key pillars of what makes a great company culture.

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How to Email a List to Basecamp in 1 Easy Step [Quick Tip]

By Heather Lyon | 05.02.2016

Much like Santa Claus, we here at SpinWeb depend heavily upon lists. They help us ensure that nothing falls through the cracks, and enable us to maintain our consistency. (Unlike Santa, we don't concern ourselves with the state of your naughtiness or niceness. That's your business.) We use lists for everything from Inbound Marketing Blueprinting to Website Process, and we appreciate the simplicity of emailing our super important lists to Basecamp.  We love it so much, we're going to share the process with you! (You can thank us later.)

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Take a Stand for Healthier Work Habits [Quick Tip]

By Tammy Keck | 04.25.2016

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By now, you’ve probably heard somewhere that sitting is the new smoking when it comes to your health.

If you’re sitting in front of your computer (like most of us) most of the day, not only are you going to develop Twitter Butt or Facebook Flab, you may also be developing health problems such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.

Here are 3 quick tips on ways to help you get up and take a stand against some of these common ailments:

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[Quick Tip] How to Go on Vacation and Still Come Back to a Clean Inbox

By Michael Reynolds | 03.21.2016

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We all need a break sometimes. Sometimes we're off work due to vacations, surgeries, babies (yay!), conferences or other life events that take us away from our daily work routine.

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Our Productivity Zen Master Shares Her Daily Routine

By Amy Metherell | 02.03.2016

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Increased productivity is the current holy grail of the workplace. We all want to produce more results, get more done and be more efficient. Sometimes, however, this search for ultimate productivity can leave us less productive than ever. 

As an Executive Assistant, I juggle a ton of different types of tasks and it's very easy to get distracted and off course in today's ADD, notification-for-everything world.  So how do I stay on top of everything, producing high-quality work in a highly-efficient manner?

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[Quick Tip] How to Conduct A Super Productive Meeting

By Allison Gibbs | 01.18.2016

I feel like there's usually anxiety surrounding meetings. I hear a lot of, "I'm in so many that aren't necessary," or, "This meeting is probably going to go over."

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While we can't avoid every unnecessary meeting or snag in the road, here are a few things that you can do to make it more productive.

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SpinRadio Episode #48 - Three Words That Can Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever

By Michael Reynolds | 01.08.2016

Welcome to SpinRadio your inbound marketing and sales radio show. We broadcast every Friday at 10am Eastern LIVE. We take questions from listeners via and email. We also live tweet with the hashtag #SpinRadio.

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Click play below for the live show (or a recording of it if you missed it). The next episode is LIVE at 10am Eastern today. Just refresh this page at 10am if you don't see the live stream yet (it will show last week's recording until then). Or if you missed this one, you can listen to the recording below. The latest episode always streams live at spinweb.net/radio.

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Google's Optical Character Recognition Tool [Quick Tip]

By Sam McKinney | 12.14.2015

While looking for something to OCR documents (converting a scanned image into live text) with, I came across this nifty feature of Google docs:

You can OCR any image including multi-page scans if they're saved as PDF, and the accuracy is great.

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To use the OCR feature you just need to do this:

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