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What Not to do When Giving an Online Class

What Not to do When Giving an Online Class

Teleseminars, webinars, and online training have made their way into the standard toolbox for coaches, virtual assistants, and online marketers. They are not only a great marketing tool, but there are so many uses – everything from teaching “how to’s” to online coaching! The technology certainly has come a long way, but it doesn’t end there.

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Article Marketing Made Easy

Article Marketing Made Easy

Want to know an easy, inexpensive, and surefire way to get prospects to your site, make your website rank higher, and at the same time be seen as an expert in your industry? You can probably guess what I’m going to say: article marketing!

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SEO Basics for HTML Pages Part 2: Titles, File Names, and Meta Tags

SEO Basics for HTML Pages Part 2: Titles, File Names, and Meta Tags

This article covers what you can do behind the scenes to make sure the HTML code on each web site page is optimized for search engines.

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SEO Basics for HTML Pages Part 1: Content is King

SEO Basics for HTML Pages Part 1: Content is King

Search engine optimization, or SEO, is the art of improving the chances of your web page showing up when someone searches for your type of business, a service, or a product. This article cannot possibly go into all the aspects of SEO in-depth, but I do want

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Want More Opens and Clicks? Pay Attention to your Subject Lines

Want More Opens and Clicks? Pay Attention to your Subject Lines

In email marketing, the use of subject lines is probably one of the most important aspects of an email campaign and plays a big part in whether or not the email broadcast is a success. However, sometimes it seems that many of the emails I receive, the

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My Awesome Office – Sock Zombies!

My Awesome Office – Sock Zombies!

I’ll take pictures of things around my office and share with you… Being that it’s close to Halloween, the first picture is of my Sock Zombie family. I’m usually not into socks or puppets, but when I saw these hand-made gems, I knew I HAD to have them! The

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Lessons Learned – Lesson #3

Lessons Learned – Lesson #3

Mistake #3: Undervaluing my services If you were like me or like many other virtual assistants just starting out, you probably researched other virtual assistants’ websites, looked at the types of services others were providing, saw what others were charging, and then followed suit. Repeat after me

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Lessons Learned – Lesson #2

Lessons Learned – Lesson #2

Mistake #2 – Not aligning my business to my goals In the beginning, I fell on my background in real estate as my niche. I became a NAR Real Estate Professional Assistant, I got my Certified Real Estate Support Specialist desination from IVAA, and I perfected and

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Lessons Learned as I Start My Fourth Year…

Lessons Learned as I Start My Fourth Year…

This month marks my third-year anniversary being in business as a virtual assistant. I can’t begin to tell you how much I’ve learned about running a small business. There are many things I did right and SO many things I did wrong. I’ll start this week off

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Getting Started: 8 List-Building Tips

Getting Started: 8 List-Building Tips

There’s no point in putting out a great newsletter if you don’t have a list of people to send it to. Building your list is an ongoing process, and here are a few ways to get started: Provide a free gift, such as an e-course, a special

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