Quick Tips

17
Aug

How to manage email overload

Ah, the humble email. It is, without a doubt, an essential tool of modern business. It’s convenient, it’s quick and it’s less intrusive than a phone call. It allows us to run our businesses from anywhere in the world, at any time of the day or night. This offers us enormous benefits but what makes it great is also what

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27
Jul

Expand your team the virtual way

So here you are, running your own business, freelancing, working for yourself.  You’ve worked so hard to get to where you are, to be your own boss, to have more time for the fun stuff in life. But wait? What time? Where did it all go? You’re pretty sure no one told you you’d end up working more hours than

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29
Jun

Want your business to be awesome? Then you need a killer marketing strategy…

So you’ve done it. You’ve started your own business. And things are going… well they’re going OK.  But now you’re ready to kick it up notch. How though? Well, one of the things you need to do is get yourself a killer marketing strategy. ‘Yes! A marketing strategy! Let’s do it!’ I hear you cry. But then the panic sets

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23
May

7 Simple Ways to Increase the Traffic to Your Website

Too often businesses mistake content (e.g. blogging) as a traffic generation tool in itself when in fact it isn’t. If you write a blog and let it sit there, it is very unlikely to do anything. Even if you email it out once, post it twice on social media, that is not enough. This hope that you post a piece

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18
Apr

A 3 Step Guide to Build Your Email List the Easy Way

With all the social networks out there and potential for follows, likes and connections, you would be forgiven for forgetting the importance of your email list. Unlike on a social network, anyone on your own email list is part of your data, within your control and not at the whim of any other external provider. You have been given permission

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16
Mar

9 Signs it’s Time to Expand Your Team

The neverending cycle of work can often cloud your perspective on where your business is at in its development. You can get so caught up in the day to day you miss opportunities to expand. As a business owner, it is key that you make sure you stay open to where your business is going. By doing that, you can

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26
Feb

6 Apps to Organise Your Time (And Get More productive)

As a business owner, it must be difficult to keep on top of everything that needs to be done. You have work tasks, domestic duties and social events. All of which impacts on your overall productivity. What I need is an extra 6 hours in the day. Alas, this may be a little too ambitious. Therefore it may be worth

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15
Feb

Become More Successful and Productive By Waking Up Earlier

To some, the idea of getting up earlier seems like a complete anathema. The thought of dragging yourself out of your deep slumber, possibly before the sun is even up, sends shivers down their spine. We are often told that you are either an early bird or a night owl. Well, that is not strictly true. You can change it.

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25
Jan

Learn The Scientific Truth of How To (Really) Boost Your Productivity

There is a common myth in our society that is so part of the norm and accepted as truth that it barely ever gets challenged. It is the idea that “the more you work, the more you produce” or “the faster you work, the better”. There is a whole range of myths around productivity that are so ingrained in our

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21
Jan

9 Unbelievable Benefits of A Virtual Assistant

When growing your business, the time will inevitably come when you have to think about adding to your team. This can involve job adverts, shortlisting, interviewing and then selecting the right candidate. A process which can go one for some time. What if there was another way? Well, there is. Hiring a virtual assistant allows you to build your team,

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