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Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?

Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?

Maybe you think that your website is mobile friendly – you may have even paid for an expensive theme that claimed to be mobile friendly – but you’re still not sure. There are some online sources that you can use to check. Even if you think your

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Pricing Strategies – How to Charge More

Pricing Strategies – How to Charge More

Offering the lowest price is not a good marketing strategy and there are several reasons why. First of all, it cuts into your profits. If you have to continually offer lower prices than your competitors, the increased number of clients you’ll get could be worthless because you’re

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Most of All Have Fun – It’s Really Not All Serious Business

Most of All Have Fun – It’s Really Not All Serious Business

I recently attended the IVAA Live Summit down in Orlando, FL. I had to make a couple of speeches, give a 3-hour workshop, work work work, take people out to dinner, and be available to my sister VAs. Yes it was a LOT of work, but it

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When it was time to talk compensation, it took a turn for the worse…

When it was time to talk compensation, it took a turn for the worse…

I’m in the middle of creating my new training program for virtual assistants named “Profitable Packages” and as I’m reaching out and doing promotion, I get responses, feedback, and stories. One of the stories really got to me so I thought I’d share… The gist of the

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What it Costs to Run My Online Business

What it Costs to Run My Online Business

This is a super personal post but I absolutely love reading about others’ behind-the-scenes posts about where their money comes from and where they spend money, so here goes. I recently switched over to QuickBooks Online and boy oh boy do I LOVE it! But, for the past

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8 Common Networking Mistakes

8 Common Networking Mistakes

As a home business owner, you know that you need to network. You know networking will help you get to know people, build relationships, and even build your reputation as an expert if you know what you’re doing. To be successful with networking, avoid these common mistakes.

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Yes – You Can Network Locally

Yes – You Can Network Locally

Even if you have an online business, you don’t need to overlook your local market. Networking locally might even be the very best way to jump-start your business. It doesn’t matter whether you’re selling a product or a service; there are people local to you who need

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What Skills Do I Need to Be an In-Demand Tech/Marketing Virtual Assistant?

What Skills Do I Need to Be an In-Demand Tech/Marketing Virtual Assistant?

There are basic skills that will be more marketable for a tech/marketing virtual assistant than others. The way to figure out what skills you really need is to determine who you want to work with, what problems they need solved, and what that entails. Then learn everything

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What to Do When You Lose a Client

What to Do When You Lose a Client

Nothing can feel worse than losing a client. It feels like a personal attack. It makes you question everything you thought was true about yourself and your business. But, the truth is you can bounce back if you know what to do when you lose a client.

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Social Media Marketing Habits to Ditch in the New Year

Social Media Marketing Habits to Ditch in the New Year

It happens; something that seemed like a good idea to start with has become a very poor idea. Now that the New Year is here, it’s time to toss out bad habits that do nothing to further your marketing message. * Paying for Likes – Hopefully, you

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