Tag: Business

9
Aug

Under the Spotlight: Virtalent’s Newest Team Members

Each month we showcase some of the fantastic stories our community of business owners and professionals have to share. But this month we’ve decided to shine the spotlight on ourselves and the people that make Virtalent tick. So who are we? Virtalent was founded by Sam and Ellie Wilson in 2014 and over the last year or so, it’s success

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15
Jun

Under the Spotlight: Jonny Tyers, SHEPD

At Virtalent, we regularly showcase the fantastic stories our community of business owners and professionals have to share. In this “Under the Spotlight” story, Jonny Tyers, Founder of SHEPD speaks to Virtalent about his business, the pressures of time management and how he aims to help all small businesses become more secure. Hi Jonny, could you please introduce yourself and

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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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28
Nov

7 Critical Elements of a Business Website (that others ignore)

As a business, you can’t ignore the impact of a great website. In this day and age, any new client or customer is almost certainly going to go straight to the web to see what you are about. They will learn about who you are, what you do and what you can do for them all from your online home.

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5
Nov

How to Get A Virtual Assistant That Works For You

The sales are coming in, your work is mounting but you are struggling to find the time to fit it all in. What do you do next? Hire some help of course. When your time is being squeezed you need to generate some more hours by passing off those tasks that are not income generating. This is where a Virtual

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28
Aug

The Secret of How to Create Habits to Boost Your Success

One of the most challenging aspects of building any business is how to create habits within yourself to give you the best chance to succeed. In fact, this is one of the toughest things to do in life. Habits are the foundations on which productive behaviours are built. When we want to do things differently, like lose weight or start

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8
Aug

Grow Your Coaching Business: Our Top 10 Tips

Coaching is fast becoming one of the most sought after services in business. It has gone from near obscurity to being on the mind of even the most traditional companies. With this growth comes competition. There are coaches popping up left and right, you can’t go on LinkedIN without coming across one or two coaches in any one day. It

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15
Jul

How to Create More Time for Yourself as a Business Owner

Work, sleep, work, sleep, work, sleep. This is often an all too familiar pattern of lifestyle when you are running your own business. There never seems to be time for anything else. You are constantly being pulled in so many different directions you just don’t know when you are going to have time for yourself. It makes you start to

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