Remote Assistance Helping Your Business Run More Efficiently With Online Technologies


How Do You Handle Rate Negotiation?

January 11, 2010

I recently followed a thread on one of the forums I frequent that told the story of a virtual assistant  contacted by a potential client who was actually shopping around for the lowest price during their consultation call. While I think it’s rather rude to be doing price negotiations with several professionals while on a…

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What I Learned About Business from Monday Night Football

October 30, 2009

You may or may not know that I’m a huge football fan. Being from New England originally, the New England Patriots were ‘my’ team before the winning seasons and Super Bowl rings. Last month, there was a lot of hoopla about the return of Tom Brady from his injury last season when they appeared on…

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$60,000 a year to Tweet?

May 11, 2009

listening to the weekly podcast “Word on the Tweet“, a show that focuses solely on all things Twitter, the Multnomah County, Oregon Social Media Coordinator Position was one of the topics of conversation.  If you’re not familiar, Multnomah County is looking to hire someone to use social media networks like Facebook and Twitter, which may…

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5 Reasons I'm Narrowing My Niche and Why You Should Too

May 3, 2009

It’s funny how one can learn something, teach something, but still drag their heels when implementing something.  I’m not pointing fingers, I’m admitting to all of you that I am that person. Everything I’ve ever learned about marketing has pointed toward choosing a niche, I’ve even written about it to try to help others.  Yet,…

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3 Reasons for 'Re-potting' your Business

February 24, 2009

As I’m sure you’ve noticed, there are changes going on here at Clerical Advantage. The new website reflects a fresh new look and feel to the business.  In the days ahead I’ll introduce more fresh, new changes to my business.  There is nothing like a few changes to breath new life into a business. So…

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5 Keys to Keeping Things Fresh

November 17, 2008

There’s nothing worse than biting into a stale carrot. You know what I mean, I’m sure you’ve grabbed a carrot stick off from a vegetable platter before expecting that crisp snap as you bit into it but instead got a rubbery, orange something. Now the carrot doesn’t necessarily taste bad, but just the consistency is…

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The E-Book is Launched!

July 3, 2008

The first title in the Clerical Advantage Learning Series is now available for purchase. Introduction to Virtual Assistance for Businesses–  The perfect guide for businesses interested in the concept of virtual assistance. Five chapters that take you from explaining what virtual assistance is to what to do if it’s not working for you, plus helpful…

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