Tuesday, March 2, 2010 by Emily Boyd
Bob hates going to the mall — all those awkward stares from other shoppers. Perhaps not surprisingly, he's a fanatical online shopper, which is why he loves this tip from RTM user gutzanu:
I usually order a lot of stuff online from different websites. It happened a while ago that I got things delivered to my house about which I completely forgot that I ordered them. :-)
To get over this inconvenience I made a list in RTM called "Orders". I enter the things that I order separately as tasks (for example "Alice in Wonderland") and in the URL field I enter the website from where I have ordered the thing.
To keep track of them I created a tag called "shipped" for all orders that are shipped and in the Notes field I enter their respective tracking numbers, if available.
As due date I enter either an ETA provided in the shipping confirmation, or just an approximate date when to check the status of the order.
This helps a lot! :-)
Thanks for sharing this tip, gutzanu! You're our Tips & Tricks Tuesday winner this week.
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