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Why You Shouldn't Hire Your Virtual Assistant on Guru.com

July 18, 2011

I recently read an article by Ryan Lee called “The REALITY of Outsourcing and Virtual Assistants”.   He makes a great point about waiting until your business is ready for a virtual assistant rather than simply getting one because some ‘guru’ tells you to in their book(s). But he also included a few items that I…

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Are You a Business Do It All?

July 15, 2011

We’re all familiar with the term ‘know it all’. It’s a rather negative term for someone who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.  But do you know what a ‘do it all’ is?  In business, a ‘do it all’ is someone who shoulders…

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Give Your Business a Boost with Continuing Education

May 31, 2011

  There are many careers that require continuing education. Those in the legal or health care fields come to mind first, but teachers, real estate professionals and even beauticians are required to take classes to keep abreast of their industries and keep their certifications.  The reason for this requirement is simple but important; it ensures…

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Business Lesson of the Week: Standing out in the Crowd

March 31, 2011

Disclaimer: I know that I use virtual professionals (virtual assistants, virtual paralegals, etc.) as an example in a lot of my posts, like the one yesterday for example.  But to be honest, most of my posts, e-books and coaching materials apply to any small or micro-business providing services. I just happen to have the inside…

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Think Your Website Isn't that Important? Think Again.

March 30, 2011

How important is your website to your service provider business? Amazingly I still see some ‘so-called’ experts telling people it’s not all that important. In the recent past I’ve overheard at least two conversations in which the expert told the new business owner to ‘just get a free website or Facebook page‘. If I hadn’t…

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Let Me Introduce…My Business. With an Intro Packet

February 23, 2011
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Want some new ideas regarding introductory packets?  Check out Re-Visited: The Intro Packet Many times we spend so much time and energy on finding clients that we fail to see other equally as important aspects of marketing our small businesses.  One of those aspects is the way we introduce ourselves and our businesses. As a…

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Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Virtual Assistant?

December 9, 2010

Starting your own virtual assistant business requires more than just a desire to make money working from home.  Ask yourself the following questions and answer honestly. Too many individuals look at becoming a VA as a way to make easy money from home, but the truth is, running your own business is anything but easy. …

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