My Top 5 Productivity Tips

As a mom and business owner, productivity is important. I must get things done and I can’t take forever to do them. With three kids, a relationship, a house, and the business, being able to move from one thing to the next quickly and easily is paramount. There are several things I do to make Read More

Taking Care of Yourself Will Improve Business

When you run your own business, it’s easy to fall into some really bad habits. If you work out of your home, you might find yourself working at all hours just because there’s no separation of work and home. You eat unhealthy foods just because they’re fast to prepare – and scarf down. You feel Read More

Black Friday Sale: Micro-Packages For Everyone!

Many businesses find themselves with some extra tasks that need to be done during the holiday season, requiring another set of hands. But you don’t want to hire someone full-time, only to let them go after the holiday season is over. And you might not even need that many hours to accomplish the work – Read More

What Do You Hate Doing?

We all have something we hate doing when it comes to running our business. For me, it’s dealing with the finances. I do it because I know it’s necessary, but when the day comes that I can afford a bookkeeper or accountant, I’m outsourcing it in a second. What do you hate doing? Is it Read More

Why Did You Start Your Business?

Everything you do has a reason behind it. What was the reason behind starting your business? Do you even remember why you started your business? Why I Started My Business I took a gap year after high school that turned into several. After an early marriage and kids, I got into administrative assistant jobs and Read More

How Long Should You Spend Training Your New Virtual Assistant?

You’ve decided it’s time to hire a VA. You want someone who can handle some of your work to free you up to handle other things. So how long should you spend training your new virtual assistant? Figure on spending at least a month. I know, I know. I can hear you already. “A month? Read More

7 Tips For Hiring a Freelance Writer You’ve Dreamed Of

Recently, I outlined five steps to hiring a freelance writer. But there’s a difference between merely hiring a freelance writer and hiring the freelance writer of your dreams. This week, I’m going to share seven tips for hiring a freelance writer you’ve dreamed of.   Be Clear About Your Wants and Needs Freelance writers are Read More

5 Simple But Vital Steps to Hiring a Freelance Writer

There are many reasons you might hire a freelance writer. A few include product descriptions, ad copy, website copy, blog posts, business proposals and plans, and research papers. The key is finding someone who can do what you need, the way you envision it, without it taking forever. How exactly do you accomplish that? It’s Read More

5 Little Known Tasks Your VA Can Handle

For many, a virtual assistant is no different than an in-office assistant. They think of typical administrative tasks for the VA to handle, such as checking emails and managing calendars. But your VA can do much more than just basic admin work. Consider these five little known tasks that your VA can handle for you. Read More

5 Reasons You Should Hire a Freelance Writer

You’re an expert in your industry. You know everything there is to know about your product or service, and you can run circles around your competition when it comes to putting out a quality product. But selling that product almost always requires at least some written content. That’s where the decision to hire a freelance Read More