The dreaded word, research! Research is a major part of a business for a variety of reasons, some of which being competitor analysis, social media posts, blog writing, prospecting and much more. Do you do research? If your answer is no then you are missing out on opportunities for gaining new business so you definitely … Continue reading Are you spending time on research?
A virtual assistant for multiple clients, a wife, a mum, a business owner, a daughter, a sister ... and the list goes on means a busy, tiring life! I am often asked how on earth do you juggle multiple commitments. My response... Organisation! Being organised and having a routine is absolutely vital to successfully juggle … Continue reading How do you do it?
Being a business owner comes with lots of responsibility, one of which is keeping everything up to date such as your social media and website. Most businesses have their website and social media up and running and then once their business becomes busy it takes a back seat, and before you know it, it has … Continue reading Could your website use some sparkle?
Being a business owner comes with a growing 'to do list' and one of those tasks is to regularly write a blog. Yes, it is not essential but to gain a good SEO you should really consider it with you aren't already. A blog takes up time! Yes, to write a blog with good content … Continue reading Is your blog lonely?
Do you make mistakes? Of course you do, after all, we are only human! But making a mistake and how you deal with the mistake is vital in how people view you. Do you own your mistake? It could be something really small or really big BUT being able to own your mistake is really … Continue reading Don’t be left worrying over spilt milk!
Running a business as a freelancer or independent consultant has its benefits, but it also has its downsides. A big problem most 'one (wo)man bands' face is being pulled in all directions by multiple clients as well as their own business - sound like you? You are not alone, I have even been there myself! … Continue reading Pulled in all directions?
Yes, you have read the title right. A Marketer can outsource their marketing and earn more money - Sounds crazy right? You are probably thinking how can that be true but very simply put 'time is money'! Should a marketer outsource their marketing? Why not? Just because it is your industry why should it mean … Continue reading How Marketers can outsource their marketing and gain a profit
So, of course, when I say bubble it is your business bubble! Are you running your business or is your business running you? Are you chasing your business? I expect your business is running you if you are reading this! Running a business is hard work. It takes lots of determination, hard work, persistence, sacrifices … Continue reading Are you in control of your bubble?
Starting any working relationship with anyone can be a tough time unless you have found the right fit and working with a virtual assistant is no different. The main reason for a successful working relationship with a virtual assistant is hiring the person that right for you and your business. BUT, OF COURSE There are … Continue reading Don’t tip toe around – Tips for successfully working with a Virtual Assistant
Running a Virtual Assistant business means being knowledgeable about ALOT of software. My clients generally either have a full set up and just need help maintaining it or they don't have a set up at all so rely on me knowing what software will fit their needs the most and to set it up for them. I … Continue reading Sharing my book of magic