Tag Archives: professional image

  If you follow my blogs at all, you know I take issue with email address and business cards, and I’m going at it again. As a Virtual Assistant, one of the services I offer to clients is business card cleanup and database management.  I take that stack business cards and put it into some sort […]

I don’t know about you, but when I’m not working, I use my Samsung smartphone for EVERYTHING. Heck, even when I am working, I grab my phone to do a quick Google search for something (or if I’m honest… to check my Facebook lol).  I also use it to watch tv, do my banking, listen […]

Spring is officially here! I love this time of year!  Do you spring clean your house?  I love clean windows and baseboards, and getting the cupboards cleaned out and organized.  I’m not afraid to admit that I gladly pay someone to help me do this. Remember the #1 rule to outsourcing… stop doing the things […]

I love finding my clients (and myself) new ways to save time and work more efficiently. May I present to you “Canned Responses”. According to Wikipedia: Canned responses are predetermined responses to common questions. … canned responses to frequently asked questions may be quick and convenient for both the customer and the technical adviser. In […]

My top 5 tips for getting your 2017 business started on the right track! Now is the time to take advantage of all the amazing free apps out there. Take one day over the holidays, and get organized and automated! 1. Get a professional email signature! If you have a domain email, it’s time to […]

  Entrepreneur’s, how I love thee… but PLEASE stop trying to do it all yourself. I’m not saying this because I am a Virtual Assistant, but because we all have our strengths and we all have those things that we aren’t meant to be doing.  We only have 24 hours in a day. And let’s […]

  Did you know that a Virtual Assistant can offer you various solutions to help you with an upcoming event? Let me ask you some questions: Are you a guest speaker at events? Do you host your own events? Do you spend time researching an event before you register as a vendor/speaker? Do you buy […]

Email Pet Peeves!

Apparently September is the month for me to cleanse my soul and admit all of my silly business mistakes. lol So this week, I have another admission of guilt.. I have been using my personal Gmail address for the past two years because I didn’t know how to set up my POP to reply to […]

I am a Volunteer GoToWebinar moderator with the International Virtual Assistant Association (IVAA) for their bi-weekly Coffee Chats and other learning series webinars.  I enjoy doing it, but sometimes I feel that it is taking me away from “more important” things.  Do you feel like that sometimes?  Maybe you have a customer that is really […]

Happy First Day of Summer!  It’s a hot one! I’m sitting here, in my air-conditioned office, helping a client create a new spreadsheet for her database.  I need to tell you how surprised I am to see that many of her contacts, some of whom run their own business, are not using a professional email address. This honestly makes […]