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
As a business owner hiring anyone is a big decision, and hiring a virtual assistant is no different which leads me to ask, have you really taken into consideration what is right for you and your business? Most people don't, and they tend to get stuck in a position where they don't know where to start … Continue reading What to consider before you hire a Virtual Assistant…
I was undecided about outsourcing when my business took off. I put it off and put it off until I eventually made the jump and done it - I hired a cleaner! It is ironic really as my business is telling people it is ok to outsource and you absolutely cannot do everything yourself but … Continue reading Are you up in the air?
In business your image is everything. Afterall the more professional and bigger your business looks the more likely your customers are to buy from you rather than your competitors. Heres an example, I asked for a quote to redo our driveway from 5 companies - guess how many got back to me? one, that's right … Continue reading Your Image is important
The term Virtual Assistant (VA) is very broad and varied, after all, each VA has a different skill set so it's understandable the term Virtual Assistant becomes blurred to many people. You probably find yourself asking but what is a Virtual Assistant? What is in it for me? Here I run through exactly what a … Continue reading What is a Virtual Assistant?