Why There Is No Need To Be A Micromanager Anymore

Some small-business owners seem to be wary about hiring virtual assistants of any kind as they feel as if they’re not in control. They do not know what the virtual assistant is doing as they cannot see them and they are simply not sure if they are working to their best ability, or not. This is undoubtedly something to do with the business systems of old. After all, not too long ago it was...
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Why Creating An Impactful Email Is So Important

Email solicitation is found everywhere. Tucked neatly between Nigerian princes promising wealth and ‘old friends’ seeking to reconnect, the email that’s intended to drive sales needs to be more than a simple grocery list of products, features or services. To break through the clutter and noise so to speak, more advanced strategies and techniques are required. Make no mistake...
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Why Your Business Is More Virtual Than You Think Already

Some business owners balk at the idea of hiring a virtual assistant. They seem to think that if they can’t physically see and interact with a business assistant that they don’t have any control for some reason. Yet isn’t it the case that a large proportion of professional relationships in any niche these days can be considered to be “virtual?” It’s a cliche,...
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Hiring A Virtual Assistant – Why Business Owners Are Living Life According To Somebody Else’s Agenda

Somebody once said that an email inbox is a tool for other people to impose their agendas upon you, as the business owner. If you sit down and think about it, this assertion has more than just a ring of truth to it. In fact, a typical day can easily become derailed for the small business owner if they aren’t very efficient at managing their communications. For some reason, an incoming email...
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Business – It’s NOT for Everyone!

Owning and running your own business is not without its challenges and equally I know that I would be hard pressed to find a path in life that is so fulfilling and challenging – but it’s not for everyone. It’s important to have a plan and a realistic view of how you and your business will work. If you are looking to get rich quick, only work a few hours a week or you listen to friends...
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Achieving Awesome Efficiency In Your Business With A Virtual Assistant

Certain tasks are similar across the majority of businesses, such as administration or creative tasks, and although essential, they don’t directly generate income. If you’re doing all these tasks in your business yourself – quite simply you’re working really hard, but you’re not working efficiently. In this scenario you’re actively reducing the amount of time...
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Does your business have enough cash to breathe?

  Cash is the oxygen of any business, particularly for small enterprises and start-ups. It’s easy to get bogged down with profit but there’s a very real danger of entrepreneurs not putting enough emphasis on cash flow.     Having an accurate cash flow forecast readily available can help you foresee potential problems which may arise in the year ahead, and it can help...
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Avoiding Overwhelm And Maximising Efficiency In Your Business

As an entrepreneur you probably find yourself juggling all sorts of tasks, often with shifting priorities. You may get to the end of your working day and question whether you’ve made any progress, or achieved anything! This can feel frustrating and sometimes overwhelming, to say the least. Here are some tips to help beat overwhelm and achieve efficiency… #1 Know How You Spend Your...
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Benefits of a Virtual Book keeper

So how does a virtual book keeper differ from a regular book keeper? Short answer is, they don’t – they just do things a little differently A virtual book keeper can maintain your financial records, prepare reports, handle payroll and assist in communicating with regulatory bodies in just the same way as a regular book keeper would only difference being they are able to do it all from...
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6 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Should Strive For Efficiency

Efficiency is often talked about in the business world, at all levels of commerce from large to small. It’s even seen as one of the most important factors in business – as the more efficient you are, the more productive you are… and this directly influences profits. Focussing your efforts allows you to achieve as much as possible, in the shortest amount of time and with the...
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Are You Delegating Tasks To Your VA Effectively?

Developing and maintaining a meaningful, productive working relationship with your virtual assistant requires patience, understanding and trust. And while this relationship can take some time to flourish, once you and your VA establish a trusting relationship, most of the challenges you encounter along the way will be much easier to tackle. One of the biggest challenges business owners face is...
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Launching Your Digital Products With The Help Of Your Virtual Assistant

  If you’ve ever launched a digital product, you’ll know there’s a lot more to it than first meets the eye! There are many moving parts that need to be planned, co-ordinated and aligned to make your product launch a success. You cannot do it all! You may very well be capable of doing each and every task on you own, but you’ll slow your launch to a near halt if you...
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