Tag: Business Owner

The most mismanaged process in business

Any process or system that you start but don’t use fully, or implement and don’t review, is not going to be as productive or beneficial to your business as it could be.  Often, we find a system to solve a current problem but fail to use that system fully, mostly because we don’t have the […]

How to figure out your pricing

For many businesses, and freelancers, in particular, knowing what to charge can be a real stumbling block. So in this blog, we’ll talk about what you need to consider in order to price your services correctly. Know your worth Pricing your services shouldn’t be a finger-in-the-air exercise, but that, unfortunately, is how a lot of […]

What is the ICO and do I need to register?

Registering with the ICO is not normally on the top of your to-do list, or even on your radar when it comes to running your business. But it is a legal requirement for many so is worth investigating. In this blog, we’ll explain exactly what the ICO is and whether or not you need to […]

Top tips for calendar management

Today’s busy lifestyle creates a very time-poor environment. With so many things to do, there never seems to be enough hours in the day to complete everything. This blog gives you some tips for managing your calendar better so that you can claim some of that time back. What is calendar management? Calendar management is […]

What qualities should you look for in a VA?

Like with taking on any staff member, it’s important to know what qualities you’re looking for when hiring a VA. They will be representing your company at some level, so you want to make sure they are a good fit. You also want to feel you could have a good working relationship with them as […]

If you want to make a profit, you should read this book

If you’re running a business, chances are you’d like to earn a profit. But with the majority of folding businesses claiming lack of profits as the main reason, why is it that so many of us fail to meet this essential goal? Profit First by Mike Michalowicz A while ago, I read Profit First by […]

3 go-to software solutions for any business

When running a business, you want to use all the tools at your disposal to create a workspace that feels productive and good to be in. While there are hundreds of different software solutions out there that can help in every area of your business, this blog describes the three most critical in any business, […]

Do you struggle with this common business issue?

As a virtual assistant and virtual business manager, I’ve been called in to help many businesses who are struggling in some area of their business. Over this time, I’ve noticed one particular issue that crops up more often than the rest, so I wanted to write a blog to help other businesses notice if this […]

Reflecting For A Better Business

In this blog, we talk about how you can create a better business by taking a step back every now and then. Why it’s important to reflect It’s so easy to get caught up in the day-to-day of running a business that we sometimes forget to take a step back and check that we’re still […]

How To Stop Email Taking Over Your Day

Email is a fantastic tool – it’s fast, convenient, you can add attachments and hook it up to all sorts of other software. You’ve got a written record of conversations and you feel like you’re in touch with the world. The problem is, email can take over your entire day. Even when you’re not responding, […]