Archive for Small Business

6 Ways a Social Media Virtual Assistant Can Assist You with Your Social Media

As a small business owner, your time is limited. Here are 6 ways a social media virtual assistant can assist you with your social media and free up time for you to work ON your business, instead of IN it. Delegating social media work to a VA that specializes in Social Media Management can not […]

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How to keep a small business mindset when working with a  VA

The true test of realizing success, as a small business owner may come down to the type of mindset you have; and whether or not you are willing to change it. This is especially true if you, like many small business owners, have worked for years as an employee. The employee and small business owner/entrepreneur […]

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Choosing Your Legal Form of Business

All the authoritative sources that I turned to in learning about the legal set-up of a business have one common message and that is to select the best legal structure for your business after consulting an attorney and accountant. You are invited to listen to my presentation on the topic of Choosing Your Legal Form […]

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Tracking numbers and other accounting tips

Who loves bookkeeping?! (crickets) Just kidding, there are some people who love it, but the majority of VAs or anyone who starts their own small business aren’t bookkeepers. Nor do they want to be. But when you run your own business you have to do it. Or at least you have to understand how to […]

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Why putting off the creation of your systems and procedures is keeping you small

I have heard this many times from other VAs and, truth be told, I have said it myself, “I am nervous about subcontracting work because it is my company name that they are working under.” Imagine if Ray Kroc had said that. No matter your opinion of McDonald’s hamburgers, if Mr. Kroc had never spent […]

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5 Reasons Milspouses Should Start a Home-based Online Business

By Michelle Campbell (Online Summit Speaker) Are you a military spouse? If you are one of the thousands of military spouses who continue to struggle to build the career your desire, starting your own business could be the answer you’ve been looking for. Here are 5 reasons why you should start your own home-based, online […]

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How A Good Project Management Tool Can Make Your Work Life Easier!

Hi Everyone. My name is Adrian and I work with Teamwork.com. I’m going to give you a very brief insight into what I’ll be covering for my presentation during the IVAA Online Summit. Throughout my time in a support function with Teamwork.com I’ve come to notice a lot of the problem areas for businesses today. […]

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Use Web Tools for Social Media, Online and Content Marketing

By Valerie Jennings (Online Summit Speaker) Tools for Your Business In our presentation we will be going over several of the invaluable web tools that you can use for your business as well as for your clients. We will be discussing each one in further detail but here is a glimpse of the tools we […]

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Harness the Power of Technology to Simplify Your Business Bookkeeping

By Michelle Mangan (Online Summit Speaker) Did you know there are ways to simplify bookkeeping by utilizing cloud services? Imagine the satisfaction and relief you’ll experience by having all of your business bookkeeping up to date. You won’t have to set aside multiple nights and weekends as tax time creeps near to get your records […]

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Using Publicity to Increase Your Income

By Jill Lublin (Online Summit Speaker) For a new business, the ultimate objective of doing promotion and publicity is to, spread the word and consequently increase the revenue. No matter how good and extraordinary the service a business offers, unless it is backed by a solid publicity strategy, it will never yield any money and […]

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