Archive for business productivity

3 Simple Things You Can Do to Organize Your VA Business

Managing the work requirements of multiple clients can be challenging as a Virtual Assistant. Add in trying to manage your own business admin and things can get very busy. Getting and staying organized is key to making sure that you are getting everything done that you need to get done and working efficiently. If you […]

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Three Documents You Need When Working with a VA

A few years ago, I witnessed a near-disaster that could have been prevented with just a little bit of organization and a plain 3-ring binder. The controller at one of my client’s companies passed away suddenly.  No one could find the passwords for QuickBooks and other apps she used.  There were regular reports she produced […]

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7 Technology Tips to Help Your VA Business Run More Smoothly

When we enter the Virtual Assistant online world from a corporate job, the scariest thing can sometimes be the technology we need to use to work with our clients. There are a lot of options, but it is important to find something that works for you. You can get into a lot of moving parts […]

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Technology You Need to Run Your Business… and How a VA Can Help

For the past decade or so, the IOT (internet of things) has seen emerging technology that not only makes your life easier, but can also help take your small business to the next level. Savvy small-business owners should always keep an eye on the future, which means you should be thinking about what technology you […]

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5 Networking Strategies a Virtual Assistant Can Help You With

If you are a small business owner you’ve no doubt heard that participating in networking events is key to building your business. And, if you are like most people, the thought of attending a networking event causes your heart to race and your palms to sweat! Here are 5 simple strategies, many of which a […]

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Boost Your Customer Service – By Contracting with a Virtual Assistant

We all want to be the business that gets the 5-star ratings, right? A good way to reach that goal is by boosting your customer service! Great customer service is the backbone of a business. Did you know you can boost your customer service by contracting with a Virtual Assistant? Read on… Not only will […]

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Why You Should Hire a VA

2019 is the year for INCREASE! I’m claiming increase in my business and all others! It’s a must that we increase our productivity to increase our profitability. When I think of all the things that go into maintaining a successful and sustainable business I immediately think about multitasking, time, schedules, and a load of other […]

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Easy Chair Yoga Poses — For Those Who Sit Long Hours

Many Virtual Assistants and Small Business Owners spend countless hours each day, seated in front of a computer. Studies have proven that sitting for 9 hours a day, can be more harmful to our health than being a smoker! This article will give you a number of chair yoga poses that can be done easily, […]

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A Blended Life

Many articles have been written about the work/life/balance and blended lifestyles. Unlike work/life/balance, the idea behind the blending is to work, play and manage your life how and whenever needed. With work/life/balance, the concept is to separate those things from each other, very seldom deviating from your agenda. Whether you currently manage your lifestyle through […]

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Who Are You?

Being an entrepreneur is hard. Let’s not sugar coat it. Aside from doing the work for clients, there’s the getting clients part of the equation and then the financial accounting behind all of that. But what I personally found to be the most challenging for me over the years (and I was oblivious to it) […]

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