Posts Tagged virtual assistants


Building Businesses within the Internet

In the mid-1990s, I was fledgling webmaster for Minolta. As I studied how internet service would be affecting business, I quickly saw that, in the old days, businesses were strictly one building operations – one building housed everything needed to operate the business, and all the people were together and pretty much available during normal […]

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Time Management – 7 Tips for Creating More Time in Each Day

Do you often feel there aren’t enough hours in the day? You know the answer… there are 24 and that should be enough to do what needs to be done. You’ve heard the old saying, “Work smarter, not harder.” The truth is, as business owners, we always have to work harder… the trick is to […]

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Franklin Basics January Sale

As a companion to my time management series, Franklin Planner is offering 20% Off the Franklin Planner Basics, their beautiful Binders and Bags, through the month of January. Click the link, and use promo code 22530 when you check out: 20% Off FC Basics in January. Use Promo Code: 22530 . Shop Now > Plan […]

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Increase Your Productivity – 12 Rules

Did you just get stopped because you were looking for the BEST solution? As you take time to find the easiest or most efficient way forward, you may just find yourself stopped completely in your tracks. We may even do this on purpose to avoid decisions… It’s, “Paralysis by Analysis!” Wanna find a work-around and […]

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Training Your Virtual Assistants and Freelancers – Best Practices

You’ve found the budget and you’ve found what looks like the right person. Once you’ve taken the big step and started a working relationship with a Virtual Assistant or Freelancer, the most critical step in this new found relationship is making sure they get the right training so they can actually, “Fill Your Shoes.” Right […]

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What to Do When Your Virtual Assistant Isn’t Working Out

I’ve already mentioned how valuable I think that Virtual Assistants and Freelancers can be to any business, large or small. They can represent additional skilled hands, either day in and day out, or on a per project basis – without the hassles of adding staff, then having to keep them busy during those slack times […]

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Managing Virtual Assistants and Freelancers – Best Practices

Whether you are a one-person solopreneur business, or part of a small business office or retail store, you do not need to do everything yourself. That’s why most of us work with virtual assistants and freelancers. Your, “extra hands” pick up both what you don’t want to do, and what you aren’t able to do […]

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Virtual Assistants and Freelancers – Great for Your Business

Do you realize that there is actually an upside to the current economic downturn? Quite simply, it is an abundance of highly qualified knowledge workers who have been recently separated from companies around the world and are looking for work. The reality is today, that many businesses are not in a position to hire them, […]

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The Search for Virtual Assistants and What to Look For

A virtual assistant is that extra set of hands that you occasionally need for your business, but who may not live or work in the same area of the country, or the world, as your business. With the internet, people can help you get work done from anywhere in the world. They can be around […]

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