Common Tasks Business People Should Outsource To A VA

A virtual assistant can save you valuable time during the day by handling a variety of tasks – from making appointments to editing business reports. If you have too many tasks on your to-do list, or if you’re having trouble meeting tight deadlines because you simply don’t have enough time, consider hiring a VA to complete at least some of these tasks to lighten your daily...
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Why Your VA Is Great At Increasing Your Sales Through Marketing

It’s undeniable that sales are essential to the success and growth of your business. However, increasing sales can be a sticking point for many business owners, either because they feel uncomfortable with selling, or because they don’t have any further time available to ‘sell’ and actually deliver on the sale! Selling is time-consuming, because making a sale is rarely...
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How to stop the domino effect of late payers ruining your business

Have you ever had a client who just seems to come up with all the reasons under the sun as to why they cannot pay their invoices? Frustrating isn’t it? and often times business owners don’t know where to turn to get help. Fear not! It is a common problem I have helped my own clients with, especially those more creative, entrepreneurial clients who understandably do not like chasing...
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3 Key Areas Where A VA Can Help Increase Your Sales

  It’s widely accepted that maintaining consistent marketing is critical to increasing sales. Yet, if like many entrepreneurs, you’re trying to fulfil numerous roles within your business, the amount of time you’re able to put into your marketing efforts will vary depending on how busy you are with client work. This creates a common marketing pattern, where busy...
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2 Small Words That Have a HUGE Impact on Your Business !

In our increasingly busy and technologically advanced world sometimes it’s the little things that get forgotten but that can make such a tremendous difference in our day to day lives. Growing up I was taught very early on that manners cost nothing and this is something I have instilled in my own children from a young age.  Even now they will still ask to leave the table, thank me for cooking...
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Why Your Work/Life Balance Is So Important

After starting your own business you may have faced a somewhat unexpected additional pressure that didn’t exist in quite the same way when you were employed. As you start to comprehend the scale and breadth of the tasks involved in realising your aims, this pressure can become overwhelming at times. You may be wondering how you’re going to get everything done? How to progress? It can...
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How To Get Free Or Low-Cost Marketing Help

If you’re looking for lower-cost ways to engage in public relations for your organisation, have you really started to think outside of the box? Often the largest cost associated with any endeavour in the world of marketing is related to time. This could be the cost involved in providing a service, due to the intensity of labour necessary. While frequently there’s a given amount of...
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Three Tricks To Get More Done In Less Time

Most of us would agree, there are never enough hours in the day. Generally speaking, for most of us there isn’t enough time to complete all the tasks we hope to accomplish in any given day – and almost invariably, it seems that most days and weeks turn into a struggle to complete the items on our ever-growing ‘to do lists’. Of course, there’s no magic pill that...
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Business Mentors: A Track Record Of Success

  Your idea is great. You’re excited, and ready to kick-off a new business venture. One thing stands in your way though – you don’t know where to begin. Where do you turn? Turn to a business mentor. A business mentor is a person who’s willing to help an entrepreneur with a start-up project, or an established businessperson wanting to expand or reinvent the company or...
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Ideas For Outsourcing Your Financial Record Keeping Online

Even though it is becoming increasingly evident that outsourcing is the way to go for any small business owner who wants to expand and grow, it’s still difficult to pry those tight fingers away from the helm. It does seem to take a certain amount of education, after all, to convince the small business owner that other people can do many of those mundane tasks equally as well, freeing up...
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Developing Your Personal Network And Social Media Connections

As this year draws to a close, business owners are looking for viable solutions that can help them expand their companies, heighten conversion rates and increase their base of loyal customers. Individuals who are serious about accomplishing this objective should note that the secret to success is developing your personal network and social media connections. To learn more about how you can...
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Why There Is No Need For The Personal Assistant To Be “Present”

It is apparent that when it comes to a personal assistant some small business owners feel the need to engage a real life person in their offices, someone who they can shake hands with on a daily basis as they go about their business. Many of us crave stability and familiarity and there may be nothing as welcoming as that familiar face in the adjacent office each morning. You’ve simply got...
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