Business Tips and Tricks from a Successful “Mompreneur”

According to the National Association of Women Business Owners, more than nine million businesses are owned by women. These businesses employ nearly eight million workers and generate $1.4 trillion in sales. What’s more, the number of women-owned businesses has increased by 59% since 1997. As a “mompreneur”, professional success can easily come at the expense […]

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DIY Rewards for Chores Printables

It’s time for spring cleaning and what is more fun for kids than cleaning? Of course, I’m joking! That’s why I’m getting creative this year with a chore chart to motivate my kids to want to help out around the house. I think the key to getting them excited is to provide fun rewards for […]

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Spring Forward with Renewed Focus

March is in full effect, and soon it will be time for spring cleaning. For most of us, this means cleaning out the garage or reorganizing the basement and closets. We take this time to examine the clutter in our homes and re-evaluate its value. If you don’t use or need something, it may be […]

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Shipping Holiday Gifts? Pack and Ship at FedEx Office and Give to the Red Cross

The following is a guest blog from Richard Reed, senior vice president, Disaster Cycle Services at the American Red Cross The holiday season is a time of celebration and reflection, but most importantly, a time to give thanks and to give back. For the American Red Cross, it’s one of our busiest times because of […]

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Keep Co-workers Cohesive with Perfectly Planned Potlucks

My team at work is a little food obsessed. Okay, truthfully, we’re a LOT food obsessed. We start talking about lunch around 9:30 in the morning. So when it comes to team builders, we find there is nothing better than a potluck. A little time with colleagues with good food and good conversation can really […]

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Creating a Great Business Brochure

Recently, my cousin asked for help proofing a brochure she created, and as a student of journalism, I was happy to help. Upon first review, I noticed several layout and design elements that needed improvement. And that got me to thinking — I bet a lot of small businesses face the same issues. Making custom […]

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How to be Productive When Outside the Office

 Ah, winter. The days feel shorter, the cooler weather is approaching, the kids are in school and a holiday retreat is beckoning. But what about your responsibilities at the office? No worries! We here at the Out of Office blog have some tips to help conquer the frenzy that always arises in the days leading up to that glorious […]

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Earning Your “Lost Hour” for Daylight Saving Time

With spring around the corner, it’s time to prepare for the dreaded lost hour of sleep as we “spring forward” on Sunday, March 8th. Twice a year, Daylight Saving Time (DST) sneaks up and surprises us early Sunday morning and even more so the following Monday, as we prepare for the work week. According to […]

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Create Gorgeous Canvas Prints for Valentine’s Day

Photos hold a special place in my heart, and I always have my camera by my side. Like me, I’m sure you have a ton of photos sitting on a computer somewhere that you haven’t printed yet! Canvas prints are the perfect idea for showing off those photos. It’s so easy to send pictures to FedEx […]

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The Power of Print in a World Gone Digital

Marketers today are in love with all things digital. In fact, many claim the rise of digital marketing has signaled the end of traditional print marketing. Digital marketers shout, “Print is dead!” and implore you to spend all of your marketing budget and time on blogs and new phone apps. Now, I’m as enamored with […]

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