Episode 9 - 10 tips to thrive during the holidays

In this week's episode we discuss how to survive the holidays with your sanity intact. We give you 10 tips to thrive during the holidays. Some of the tips are business related and some are personal but all are really useful. We had a lot of fun recording this episode and we hope you enjoy listening to it. Just remember that the most important part of the holidays is to enjoy your time with family and friends.

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Introduction to Google PageSpeed Insights

Google PageSpeed Insights

The Rating Game

10 tips to thrive during the holidays

  • Order a fresh turkey rather than buying a frozen one
  • Make side dishes in advance
  • Write out your Christmas cards before Thanksgiving and buy next year's cards during the after Christmas sales
  • Don't do a new product launch between Christmas and New Year
  • Prerecord, pre-write, and pre-schedule content now
  • Put together correspondence you need to send out for early 2016 now
  • Shop online for gifts to save time
  • Prepare for tax season now
  • Get events on your schedule early
  • Learn to say no

Bonus - Amazon Lightning Deals

App of the Week

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Other mentions

Faith Middleton Food Schmooze

Alton Brown's Honey Brined Smoked Turkey

Bear's Barbecue in Windsor and Hartford, CT

Best Year Ever by Michael Hyatt

Jeff Walker's book Launch

Buffer and Edgar for social media scheduling

Aweber email list management

Quickbooks Desktop 2016

QuickBooks Online Essentials and QuickBooks Online Plus

Xero Small Business Accounting Software

Wave Small Business Accounting

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