Business can be a lonely place, especially when you are a one (wo)man band, but have you ever thought why it is lonely? Have you ever considered that you have made it lonely? Well, I have And my findings were I was looking at other professionals in my industry as competition whereas actually, these are … Continue reading Collaborate or compete?
Are you the DIY'er or the Outsourcer? Being a DIY'er is not the wrong answer, but it is also not the most efficient neither and here is why. You cannot be an expert at everything! That's right, there is a huge difference between being an expert at a particular task and getting it done. An … Continue reading DIY vs Outsourcing to an expert, which one are you?
Marketing. One of the most essential parts of a successful business, after all, without marketing how do people know you exist! Although absolutely essential it is very hard to keep on top of the changing trends - Often you feel like you have it all figured out, and then 5minutes later you have to change … Continue reading 6 tips to keeping on top of those changing Marketing trends
Yes, that's right 260 hours! A staggering 11days that you are spending on average on social media, and that is the minimum. You could even be spending longer. Not had a family holiday this year because you don't have the time? 11days a year could mean a well-earned rest and family time for you to … Continue reading How to not waste 260hours a year
As a business owner, from the very beginning of my journey, I was told not to over service my clients - I found this hard to understand, afterall coming from my work background customers come first! I have recently been told you are doing too much for your clients, being too flexible and they will … Continue reading 6 reasons why I do not agree I over-service clients
Yes, that's right are people talking about you? I ask because if they aren't then they should be! So, how do you get people talking about you? What can I do to raise brand awareness? Firstly, surveys! Are you asking customers for feedback to make sure you are growing your business and providing high customer … Continue reading Are people talking about you?
Running a business in the time of digital marketing is great, but very time-consuming, especially when you are trying to get your brand out there on Twitter. Do you find it frustrating and feel like you are just 'shouting' trying to be heard? You are not alone! Twitter is a very noisy platform and often … Continue reading Have you broke through the Twitter noise?
Starting your business is an amazingly exciting time. BUT It is a longggg tough journey too, so it is a necessity to have a help in hand whether that be family, friends, coach or a virtual assistant just make sure you have supporters helping & cheering you on when times are tough - It is … Continue reading 6 reasons your startup business needs a virtual assistant
Running an SME comes with many benefits but also a lot of responsibility. It is often difficult to not become overwhelmed when faced with an ever growing to do list, feeling slightly out of control, and often having to sort the admin mess out created from the tasks being put on hold. What can I … Continue reading 6 tasks a virtual assistant can help your SME with
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?