Part 2: Reviewing Specific Project Management Systems

Part 2: Reviewing Specific Project Management Systems

In this episode, Jessie and Angela dive once again into various project management tools and their features, catering to different needs and preferences. They note things like suitability for individual use versus teams, pricing, and simplicity vs complexity. They emphasize choosing a tool that fits individual business needs and personal preferences, rather than a one-size-fits-all solution. The discussion reflects a deep understanding of the functionality and applicability of various project management tools, providing valuable insights for listeners who are entrepreneurs or freelancers seeking an effective way to manage their projects and teams. This is Part 2 of a two-part conversation. This episode covers Airtable, Jira, Height, Monday.com, Zoho Projects, Smartsheet, Notion, Teamwork, Basecamp, and Hive.

Part 1: Reviewing Specific Project Management Systems

Part 1: Reviewing Specific Project Management Systems

In this episode, Jessie and Angela discuss various project management tools and their features, catering to different needs and preferences. They note things like suitability for individual use versus teams, pricing, and simplicity vs complexity. They emphasize choosing a tool that fits individual business needs and personal preferences, rather than a one-size-fits-all solution. The discussion reflects a deep understanding of the functionality and applicability of various project management tools, providing valuable insights for listeners who are entrepreneurs or freelancers seeking an effective way to manage their projects and teams. This is Part 1 of a two-part conversation. This episode covers Marvin, Trello, Asana, ClickUp, Wrike, and ActiveCollab.

What to Look for in a Project Management System 

What to Look for in a Project Management System 

In this episode, Jessie and Angela chat about the benefits and limitations of various project management systems like Asana, Trello, Amazing Marvin and ClickUp. The key points include the importance of real-time tracking, which Jessie finds valuable for resource allocation and task management. Angela highlights the limitations of her system, Amazing Marvin, which is not designed for team collaboration. Both agree that customizable features in project management systems are important, not just for individual preferences but also for team collaboration. They also touch on the value of software integration with tools like Slack and the necessity to think about scalability and future needs when choosing a platform. They agree that customization options in views, tasks, and workflow stages can make these systems adaptable to different needs within a team.

10 Business Automation Essentials For Online Small Businesses

10 Business Automation Essentials For Online Small Businesses

In this episode, Jessie and Angela dive into the crucial role of automation in online small businesses, particularly for solopreneurs. They emphasize the indispensability of social media and email marketing automation tools for tasks like posting and cart abandonment. The duo also advocates for automating customer reviews and surveys to streamline operations. They explore automation in inventory management, financial tasks, lead generation, analytics reporting, and even employee onboarding. The overarching theme is that automation not only simplifies tasks but also frees up valuable time for other money-making activities versus administrative tasks.

Beyond the AI Hype: Real-world Applications and Limitations

Beyond the AI Hype: Real-world Applications and Limitations

This week, Angela and Jessie discuss the realistic use of AI, highlighting its benefits for idea generation and practical tasks, while expressing concerns about its limitations and potential copyright issues. They discuss the importance of understanding new platforms and AI tools before using them extensively, referencing personal experiences with tools like GPT-3, DALL-E, Goblin Tools, and Reclaim. They suggest that specialized AI tools offer a more satisfying user experience compared to multi-purpose ones. They end by encouraging responsible use of AI and inviting their audience to share their experiences with AI.

Marketing Moms Talk: Voice-Activated Assistants

Marketing Moms Talk: Voice-Activated Assistants

This week Jessie and Angela tackle the virtual assistant technology AI known as Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant. They also sprinkle in other automated systems like Zapier, Integromat, and IFTTT. Listen in as they discuss how these virtual assistants can help make your life easier at work and home with everything from timers and lights to stories and parental controls. This week’s challenge: find a way to implement some sort of AI automation into your life and/or work this week. How did it change things for you?