August 17, 2017

The Best Way to Organize Receipts

by Marissa Poole

“Would you like a receipt?” We hear this question so often in daily life, we almost just tune it out with an automatic “No thanks.” But, keeping track of your receipts is actually very important, especially for small business owners and entrepreneurs. This is because if your tax returns are audited they need to be able to meet the strict substantiation requirements of the IRS.

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August 17, 2017

How To Do Market Research

by Emma McGowan

If you’re going to create a great product that people love — and maybe even pay for — then you have to know your customer. And the best way to get to know your customer? Market research.

Market research is essential for any company, from tiny startups to massive corporations, but you have to do it right for it to work.

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July 13, 2017

5 Workflow Automation Tips For Your Team

by Alexa Lemzy

You’re automating a majority of your work, but what do you know about workflow automation? Implementing tactics that decrease the workload of your team members and eliminate unnecessary routine is crucial to business success.

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July 10, 2017

Pros & Cons of Virtual Outsourcing

by Marissa Poole

Not so long ago, the word “outsourcing” had a bad rap as being synonymous with lost local jobs and greedy CEOs looking for dirt cheap labor. Today, however, busy entrepreneurs and companies everywhere are considering the advantages of virtual outsourcing.

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June 27, 2017

How To Find A Virtual Assistant For Your Business

by Marissa Poole

Working with virtual assistants has become increasingly popular over the past several years, as small business owners, entrepreneurs, and busy people everywhere have acknowledged the need for additional help but wanted to avoid the cost and hassle of hiring in-house.

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June 13, 2017

Top 5 Reasons Why You Need a Virtual Assistant

by Marissa Poole

Most small business owners and entrepreneurs have considered the question of whether or not to hire additional help. Whether you are just starting out, looking to expand, or simply need to become more organized and efficient, the need to delegate common administrative tasks is a typical problem.

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June 1, 2017

Email Hacks For Maximum Productivity (Part 6/6)

by Wil Schroter

CHAPTER 6 (BONUS): LEVERAGE YOUR EMAIL FOOTER

Maximize every part of the emails you send by leveraging your email footer to answer any questions, provide best practices or loop in your VA.

In This Chapter:

  1. Leverage every inch of the emails you send
  2. Use your footer as a way to share important details
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June 1, 2017

Email Hacks For Maximum Productivity (Part 5/6)

by Wil Schroter

CHAPTER 5: BUILD PRIORITY FOLDERS

Spend less time on email, and more on the better things in life by working these tools and systems into your routine. By shaking things up a little, we promise you’ll be the envy of your favorite coworking spot because of how dang productive you are without your old email routine.

In This Chapter:

  • Easily access the most important emails first with priority folders
  • Build a response system based off importance—not time.
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June 1, 2017

Email Hacks For Maximum Productivity (Part 4/6)

by Wil Schroter

CHAPTER 4: TRANSLATE EMAILS INTO TASK LISTS

In This Chapter:

  • Reframe how you use and view your inbox
  • Bucket your tasks into 3 sections: “High Priority”, “Offloading” and “Later” tasks
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May 31, 2017

Email Hacks For Maximum Productivity (Part 3/6)

by Wil Schroter

CHAPTER 3: APPEAR SUPER RESPONSIVE ALL THE TIME

In This Chapter:

  1. Write stock templates for frequent scenarios
  2. Tips to master the art of deflection
  3. Create an auto-responder to deploy for specific filters
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