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7 ways to regain focus and get back on track

7 ways to regain focus and get back on track

Are you wondering how to regain your focus and get back on track? September is often seen as a fresh, new year in business, especially for parents. There’s been the summer break, and you’ve probably spent some of that time with the family, away from the pressures of work. Coming back to work and...

3 things you need to do before hiring a Virtual Assistant

3 things you need to do before hiring a Virtual Assistant

If you’re thinking about hiring a Virtual Assistant, take a pause for a minute. There are certain things you need to have in place before you start hiring if you want it to be a successful venture. It isn’t enough to decide you want an assistant and then simply look for a suitable candidate. You...

5 steps to hiring a Virtual Assistant for my business

5 steps to hiring a Virtual Assistant for my business

Are you looking at hiring a Virtual Assistant (VA)? It doesn’t have to be a complicated process, but hiring a VA is something that you need to put time and effort into. A VA can become an important asset in your business and an essential part of your business’s overall success. So it’s crucial you...

How does a Virtual Assistant track their time?

How does a Virtual Assistant track their time?

How does a Virtual Assistant track their time? They will often have two clear pricing practices, the hourly rate and the per-project basis. When charging per project, time tracking is irrelevant, as you’re paying based on a specific result rather than the time spent on the task itself. But if...

How to get started using automation in your business

How to get started using automation in your business

If you’re looking to work smarter and more efficiently, you need to start using automation in your business. Not only does it increase efficiency, but it also helps you to streamline your workflows and processes and provide better, more consistent, uniform results for your clients too. But if...

How to drop the overwhelm around social media

How to drop the overwhelm around social media

If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed around social media, you’re not alone. Speak to any business owner, and it won’t be long until overwhelm is mentioned. But that’s totally understandable. Running a business is hard, especially when you’re doing it alone - and that’s without throwing social...