• 6 Habits Guaranteed to Boost Your Productivity






    We all get behind on work and feel overwhelmed from time to time. Adopt these six life habits to boost your productivity and stay on track!

    Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.lynda.com

    In today’s busy world we all need to find ways to be more productive.  These are some great tips.



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  • Tips for Staying Energized During the Day






    One of the challenges of building a business on Zoondy is staying energized during the day. When it seems like all you do is work, work, work; maintaining a high energy level can be a challenge. To keep your energy high, follow these tips: Get physical. Make time for regular daily exercise. A good physical workout not only benefits your body and improves overall health; exercise can also offer these important benefits: Quickens your metabolism, providing a long-lasting energy boost; Increases stamina and endurance; Improves your ability to concentrate and stay focused on difficult tasks; Puts your brain on auto-pilot

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  • More Tips for Managing Your Home Business when the Kids Are Home from School






    If you work from home, you know first-hand how difficult it can be to split your attention between your children and your business when the kids are home for a holiday or illness. But those temporary difficulties pale against the challenge of trying to create a workable balance between family needs and business requirements when the kids are home for summer vacation. Today we continue our list of tips for keeping your home business running smoothly  while the kids are home from school (see our previous post for more tips): Eliminate distractions. It can be hard to focus on your

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  • Tips for Managing Your Home Business with Kids Home






    Achieving a comfortable work-life balance isn’t easy when you’re trying to manage a home business or freelancing career. Working from home can offers enviable flexibility and convenience, but trying to successfully juggle parenting and work responsibilities can also be a difficult challenge. During the school year, most parents try to get the bulk of their work done while their children are at school, finishing up after the kids are tucked in for the night. But summer vacation throws a huge monkey wrench into even the most smoothly running home businesses that may require a few adjustments to both work and

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  • Best Email Tools for Increasing Productivity






    Email can be both a lifeline and an anchor, lifting you up at the same time that it weighs you down. While email provides a vital communication link to your clients, processing an inbox stuffed with messages can be a serious time drain on your work day. If you’re self-employed or running a business on Zoondy, sorting important client messages from the daily deluge of ads, notices, social media alerts, cat videos and spam can take a serious bite out of your day. A new group of free email tools and apps are available to help you tame your unruly inbox.

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  • Tips for Learning to Adapt to a Freelance Work Schedule






    If you’ve decided to close your income gap by freelancing on Zoondy, learning to schedule your time productively is one of the toughest adjustments you’ll have to make. Working from home as a freelancer lacks the time definition of the typical 9-to-5 job. When you are the only one in the office there’s no one around to notice when you start working, how long you take for lunch, how many breaks you take or when you call it quits at the end of the day. Some people thrive in such an unstructured environment, but most of people need at least some

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  • New Tech Tools and Apps to Help You Run Your Business






    The recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas introduced plenty of game-changing workplace technology and business tools. From dazzling smartphones to ultra-thin televisions, the gigantic annual tech show features the most innovative achievements in electronics of all kinds; and it is THE PLACE to spot the innovative applications and cutting-edge tech tools and that are poised to change the way we do business. If you are an entrepreneur, consultant or freelancer selling your services on Zoondy’s virtual employment marketplace, it pays to keep up with the tools and apps that will be driving the next generation of business. Among the thousands of

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  • How to Stay Focused and Increase Your Productivity






    When you’re self-employed, you have to be able to maintain your focus if you want to be productive; but staying focused can be a major challenge. Responding to emails and texts gobbles up valuable time. Social media demands your attention. If you work from home, it’s easy to get distracted by household chores and responsibilities. If you are a parent, your children are likely to be a frequent source of interruption. If you want your business to succeed, maximizing your productivity is essential, which means you’ll need to set some boundaries and develop techniques for managing the many distractions that

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  • Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Freelancer?






    Too many people freelancing looks like one of those dream jobs. You get to set your own hours, name your price, and choose your clients. When you’re slogging away 9 to 5 in a ho-hum job, the lure of imagined freedom and flexibility can be intoxicating. But if you are seriously considering becoming a freelancer, it’s time to take off the rose-tinted glasses and take a hard look at the realities of working for yourself. While being a freelancer is not all blue skies, the majority of people who make the switch from traditional employment to self-employment are happy with

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