Tips, Articles, and How To’s

Nine Trends to Watch for in 2015

Nine Trends to Watch for in 2015

When it comes to using audio online to market your business, it’s important to be aware of the trends and to try to predict what will be important in the future – as well as keeping your ear to the ground about what is important today. Sometimes

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Getting More Bang for Your Content Marketing Buck

Getting More Bang for Your Content Marketing Buck

Online marketing is highly focused on content marketing. Content is the king and it always will be when it comes to marketing, especially online. If you think about it, though, content has always been the king – even before online marketing existed. Previously it was on TV

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Does Your Website Reflect Your Unique Value Proposition?

Does Your Website Reflect Your Unique Value Proposition?

There is more to designing a website than putting up something pretty. Your website needs to speak to your audience in a way that describes your business to them in the words they would use. It should reflect boldly your unique value proposition (UVP). What Is Your UVP?

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How to Justify Raising Your Rates

How to Justify Raising Your Rates

It’s time to raise your rates. Unfortunately many business owners struggle with this concept. They fear that raising their prices will make them lose money rather than make it. This is a mindset problem and one that needs to be overcome. The first person you need to be able to convince about a rate increase is you.

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Which Is Better – Concentrating on One Project at a Time or Multitasking? 

Which Is Better – Concentrating on One Project at a Time or Multitasking? 

As a contractor you’re likely to be working on many projects together simultaneously. You might have five to ten clients with various projects at different stages. But, is it better to focus on one project at a time or multitask? Well, the verdict is in about multitasking:

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Tips from Successful EBook Marketers

Tips from Successful EBook Marketers

Thinking about writing an eBook, but can’t get started? EBook marketing is no longer a new thing. People have done it successfully. Now you can find experts who have already made all the mistakes to learn from them instead of trying to reinvent the wheel on your

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The Importance of Establishing a Good Workflow

The Importance of Establishing a Good Workflow

Improving productivity is a necessity for a virtual assistant who services multiple clients. Without a system in place that establishes good workflow, it can be really difficult to keep up momentum and take on enough clients to earn a good living. But, if you can establish a good

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Tips for Success Working with Your Business Coach

Tips for Success Working with Your Business Coach

Before you get down to business with a business coach, it’s important to understand how the entire process works and whether or not you’re ready to work with a business coach. If you’re not ready, it’s simply not going to give you the results that you want.

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Eight Reasons You Should Hire a Business Coach Right Now

Eight Reasons You Should Hire a Business Coach Right Now

Hiring a business coach is an important next level for most virtual assistants. If you think about it, no successful virtual assistant does everything alone when it comes to running a business. They have assistants, mentors, advisors, and many other people that help keep them focused on

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What to do if the client asks you to do something you don’t know how to do (or don’t want to do)

What to do if the client asks you to do something you don’t know how to do (or don’t want to do)

It’s Lisa Wells from VirtualAssistantTrainer.com and today I’m going to answer one of my reader questions. Carrie asks: I REALLY enjoyed the webinar last week! It really helped to set me on track and get an idea about all the services I can offer. It left me

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