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device can help you with that. Windows Mobiledevices are a portable computer with a pocket versionof outlook in your pocket. The PDA will sync with yourdesktop outlook program so you can have yourcontacts, calendar events, to do list and your emails allin your pocket. Not only that, if you use a Blackberry,a Treo or a Windows Mobile Phone Edition, you canactually PULL your email from anywhere you go,giving you’re the freedom of not being chained to theoffice or lugging around a heavy laptop. Starting at$299, these devices are essential to become trulyorganized inside and outside your office. (WindowsMobile Devices, DELL, HP, or check out your favoritewireless phone store).
5.Buy and Use QuickBooks.
Ok now that you haveall your people organized in the palm of your hand,what about the income? Using accounting softwareas well as QuickBooks will give you the edge over yourcompetition on not only keeping track of your debitsand credits, but which customers spent the mostmoney with you and deserve a free gift. With itsintegration with Outlook by way of syncing, you nolonger have to enter the clients name 2 or 3 times intoyour database. You enter in once into Outlook, whichwill sync with your PDA, then sync with yourQuickBooks file, which will save you so much time youwont miss another episode of LOST. I useQuickBooks to determine my customer of the month,keep track of collections and which vendors arehelping me the most with my inventory. There is evena Windows Mobile version of QuickBooks so you canupdate your records on the road(http://www.sierracode.com/). For more info aboutQuickBooks please visitwww.intuit.com.KCC has aspecial on the 2005 edition of QuickBooks for $200. Itretails for $400 for the 2006 Pro Version.Well there you have it, 5 steps to becoming moreorganized. Maybe next month we will go over all thoseholiday bills you accumulated this season and how tomake them disappear!
Below are the meeting location and times of the groups Ibelong to. If you are interested in attending as a guest,please give either me a call or the number associated withthe group a week in advance and we will look forward toseeing you.
North Fulton Business Association
Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday
12:00PM - 1:15PM EST
Would you like to be a member of the Greater NorthFulton Chamber of Commerce but cant afford the $350yearly dues? Well if you become a member of this group,you will be allowed to attend any chamber event AT THEMEMBERS RATE! We meet every other Tuesday atLogan’s Roadhouse on Mansell Rd. If you take GA-400North to Exit 8, make a left at the light, then go through 2lights, and the next light (Duke Dr), make a quick u-turnand the restaurant will be on your right. Their physicaladdress is 1655 Mansell Road, Alpharetta, GA 30004.Please arrive at 11: 45 to order as we begin promptly atnoon. Please call
Leaders of East Cobb Luncheon
12:00PM – 1:30PM EST
In this group, you will have the opportunity to have a finecuisine at Basil’s 1255 Johnson Ferry Rd. #16, Marietta,GA 30068 [770-578-0011]. You can fellowship with someof Cobb County’s top entrepreneurs and share referralswith them. You can order off the menu of these verydiverse meals as well. There are two 10 minute speakerseach week plus an opportunity to talk about your servicesin a total of 90 seconds. For information on attending thiseven, call
Leads Club - Sandy Springs Networking Luncheon
12:00PM - 1:15PM EST
We meet every Thursday at Hunan Garden ChineseRestaurant in Sandy Springs. 6070 Sandy Springs CircleNE Atlanta, GA Please arrive at 11:45 AM to order as webegin promptly at noon. Lunch is ordered off their greatmenu. Please call
toreserve your seat today!www.leadsclub.com