Building Up Those Relationships First

When you boil it all down so to speak, public relations is all about networking. It’s important to build up a relationship with individuals who are responsible for media promotion. In this way you can often generate publicity for your organisation that’s essentially free. Remember that individual journalists are always on the lookout for a new angle and stories that they can promote...
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The Rise Of The Online Office – A Perfect Solution

All businesses have the essential everyday background tasks to manage, but not all businesses need a support team with an actual physical presence to constitute ‘an office.’ For many years, innovative, forward thinking business owners have been embracing the powers of the Internet and the positive working changes and opportunities that it brings and have preferred to operate with an...
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How To Deal With A Confused Client

The world of online marketing can indeed be confusing. It can be hard enough sometimes to understand what’s going on when you’re on the cutting-edge of developments and progress in this dynamic industry as a virtual assistant. Imagine how difficult it can be to grasp the intricacies of Internet marketing when you’re a client sometimes? The client who is confused despite your...
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Why Hiring A VA Is A Brilliant Investment

If you’re just starting your business, you probably don’t have enough capital to hire full-time staff. However, to grow your business in most circumstances, you’re going to have to find someone to help with the day-to-day tasks. So rather than ask family or friends to volunteer their free time, why not hire a part-time virtual assistant? No Office Space Required A virtual...
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Exploring Your Digital Options As A Nomad

For anyone who is considering a location independent lifestyle – a way of running the business without being tied down to one particular place, there are a lot of choices. We may be quite used to the structured way of establishing a home office and might well be able to set one up quite intuitively, however when it comes to a digitally nomadic style of doing business, where do you start? The...
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1. Delegating Content Marketing To Your VA

  The continual creation and generation of exceptional, shareable, informative content can be an extremely time-consuming, ongoing task in any business that considers it a fundamental part of their marketing strategy. Entrepreneurs and business owners can be reluctant to let go of the reins when it comes to content marketing and often feel that they need to retain this task in order to...
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Hiring A Virtual Assistant – Why What You Don’t Know Can Harm You

  Far too often a small business owner believes that they simply cannot be replicated. They may not outwardly state this as a policy, but inwardly they may feel as if they have to “have their fingers in” every element of the business. It can be difficult to outsource, especially some of the tasks that may traditionally in the past have been seen as the domain of the business...
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How Experiencing Procrastination Can Help You Change

If you’re constantly missing important deadlines, failing to complete necessary tasks, or simply spending too much time on menial tasks like checking email (what feels like a hundred times a day), you may be a procrastinator. People tend to procrastinate for three basic reasons – they enjoy the thrill of beating looming deadlines, they want to avoid completing boring or unfulfilling...
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How To Quickly Boost Your Energy Levels

  Finding a way to accomplish all the things that need to get done in any given day can seem impossible at times. Yet, some people seem to have an endless supply of energy, appearing to accomplish more than pretty much everyone else and somehow excel at everything they do. The truth is, they aren’t any different than anyone else, they’ve just learned how to increase their energy...
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Hiring A VA – 5 Reasons Why You Should

When Tim Ferriss’s “The Four Hour Workweek” hit store shelves back in 2007, the discussion often centred around several topics. One of the most popular chapters of this best-selling novel discussed hiring a VA, or virtual assistant. While some of his advice regarding work was controversial, critics and readers alike universally agreed that hiring a VA was a great decision...
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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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How To Successfully Overcome Overwhelm

It feels like the days are going by faster, and the months are getting shorter. Yesterday seems like the first day of the year, yet the year is rapidly moving on. With time feeling like it’s going at such a fast pace, organisations can easily drift astray and make mistakes for fear of missing deadlines and falling behind their competition. Seeing other people achieve their goals can be a...
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