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How has mobile technology changed the way you work?

We are part of a very mobile world.  Everyone (or almost everyone) goes about their day holding, interacting with, or doing business on a smart phone, tablet, or even on the newest smartphone-tablet hybrid called a phablet. I imagine some of you are reading this blog post on a mobile device, while others are reading […]

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5 ways to keep your business moving forward

Albert Einstein  once said, “life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving”.  The key to keeping your business growing and prospering is forward motion. This is not always easy to do when there is so much going on in your day, week or month, but there are ways to […]

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Don’t let paper piles take over your workspace

While a lot of businesses are going ‘green’ and paperless, we still live in a world where paper exists, especially in business. And the problem with paper, is it tends to multiply. Or, at least it feels that way. If you are a completely paperless business than bravo to you! It is not easy to […]

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How to overcome the “What If” syndrome

Are you paralyzed in the ‘what if’ syndrome of being a small business owner? Are these questions constantly finding their way into your thoughts and conversations? What if I can’t do everything myself? What if I disappoint my clients? What if I get in over my head? What if I don’t make enough money to […]

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5 tips aimed at preparing for a targeted business retreat

You know your stuff, you have a comprehensive website, marketing materials and customers who depend on your services, but can you do more to earn money by sharing your expertise? Absolutely! A targeted or niche business retreat may be the missing link in your business plan. Hosting a business retreat can not only help your […]

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How to start working with your virtual assistant

Working with a virtual assistant is a great option for a busy entrepreneur. Working with anyone – real or virtual – is a dynamic situation where adjustments need to be made as the working relationship evolves. We have worked with hundreds of VA and clients, and find that the key to success with any working […]

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The Power of Gratitude in Business

The month of November is always a time when we remind ourselves what we are thankful for. In business it may be a strong loyal client base, an awesome team of people who support us, a contract win, or even the fact that we enjoy doing what we do. For personal gratitude, it may be […]

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3 Business Expectations To Communicate To A New Virtual Assistant

The idea of working with someone that is not physically by your side can be challenging. Just like any business, you must have a structured business plan that keeps your daily operations running smoothly. When hiring a virtual assistant, the same thought process applies. Here are some important factor to consider when you are interviewing […]

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Tips To Improve Your Email Marketing

Many people think that sending business related emails may not be an effective way to reach their customers, since many of our in-boxes are over-flowing with daily,weekly and even monthly messages. Shockingly, trends and statistics are showing the complete opposite. People are reading and still opening their emails every day. That being said, let’s look […]

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What Can a Virtual Assistant Do For You?

Virtual assistants (VAs) continue to be in-demand and the role of a VA is varied depending on a business owner’s business needs and budget. Below are 3 in-demand services a virtual assistant can help you with that you may not have considered . Blog Services has been a popular VA niche for the past few […]

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