How To Write A Marketing Strategy In 8 Simple Steps

There comes a point in every entrepreneur’s journey where just winging their marketing no longer cuts the mustard. You’ve done pretty well up to now, sure, but you’re ready to take your business to the next level. And that means getting serious about marketing and learning how to write a marketing strategy. Why? Because planning … Read more

How To Finance Your Small Business – Our Tips On Scaling Up

Finding a way to finance your small business as it grows, gradually transforming it from a tiny seedling into a thriving brand that touches on the lives of hundreds, then thousands, of people, is tough. It’s probably the most challenging thing you’ve done. Ever. But there is an easier way. Instead of keeping your costs … Read more

The Virtual Assistant Industry

Before there was such a thing as the Virtual Assistant industry, going to work meant making that long schlep into the office. You’d then sit at your desk for the next 8 hours. At least. Then you’d log off and go home. And that was it until tomorrow. But not anymore. Some may lament that … Read more

Collaborating With Your Virtual Team

Virtual team collaboration. If you’re an entrepreneur hiring your first Virtual Assistant, or a small business owner with a team scattered far and wide, then you’ll know how challenging it is. And how important it is to get right. As the trend for remote working increases, so too does the need for a shift in … Read more

5 Ways To Create A Virtual Team Culture

If you work with remote staff, then you’ll want to pay particular attention to the virtual team culture that you create. In its simplest form, a culture is the values, beliefs, attitudes and behaviours that a team shares. It’s how people work together. How they treat each other. It’s unspoken and unwritten. It’s people dynamics. … Read more

How To Stay Focused: 9 Ways To Improve Your Concentration

Building and growing your own business is hard. You need your wits about you. And your attention is by far your biggest asset. Learning how to keep it where it is supposed to be – deliberately planning how to stay focused – is time well spent. Why? Because a distracted mind is often the thing … Read more

How To Manage Your Inbox With A Virtual Assistant

Ah, the humble email. It is, without a doubt, an essential tool of modern business. It’s convenient, it’s quick and it’s less intrusive than a phone call. It allows us to run our businesses from anywhere in the world, at any time of the day or night. But are you constantly wondering how to manage … Read more

Learn How To Delegate Effectively

Ah, a brand new year. A time to reflect on the one that’s just gone by, and a time to think about what we want for the one ahead. And time is what you need if you want to achieve all those resolutions you just made. Learning how to delegate effectively to your Virtual Assistant … Read more