Tag Archives: relationship building

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 […]

  A very smart person (I can’t remember who exactly, but I know they’re smart), once told me: If you don’t follow up with your leads, someone else will. Boom. You invested a lot of time, money and energy on that last speaking gig, that last vendor event. You smiled until your cheeks hurt, you […]

  I’ve been learning a lot lately about intentions and manifestation.  My friend & colleague Sara Clarke of the Mompreneurs, made me realize that the universe doesn’t differentiate between negative and positive words.  For example, if you say “Gee, I hope it doesn’t rain”, the only word that gets through is the word rain.  Did […]

  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 […]

Every other Monday at 10am, I volunteer my time to co-moderate the “Coffee Chat” webinars with IVAA (International Virtual Assistant’s Association).  Coffee Chat is an informal webinar where anyone wanting to know more about IVAA or about becoming a Virtual Assistant, can join in and ask questions. Every week we are asked the same questions: […]

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 did. I admit it. I fell of the wagon.  I fell off the “don’t forget to market your own business” wagon.  The “I got too comfortable” wagon.  The “I got lazy this summer” wagon. And guess what happened?  Well, what normally happens when you stop marketing your own business? Eventually your momentum will slow […]