Yva looks at 6 ways to become more consistent at blogging. Part 1 covers three of the six strategies to overcome the challenges faced when writing a blog.
So you have decided it’s time to hire a virtual assistant. It may be that your client base has expanded recently and you feel that you could do with some help, or that you don’t have enough time to grow your business alone while having to concentrate on the everyday tasks (not without being totally […]
Everybody needs help in their businesses from time to time. As a solo entrepreneur, I handle most aspects of my business myself, but I also recognise that there are some tasks for which I simply don’t have the skills. I also realise that, when I put a value on my own time, that there are […]
Like many entrepreneurs, when I started my business I decided to do it from home. It’s important to try and minimise overheads during the start up phase, when your business is at its most vulnerable. A bricks-and-mortar office could be considered an unnecessary expense in these early stages (or indeed at any stage!), particularly when […]
Working at home as a virtual assistant, consultant, freelancer or online service provider offers a great deal of ease and flexibility with scheduling. While sitting on the couch in pyjamas to work might be tempting(!), a home office provides the structure and quiet that a person needs to complete important tasks. Here’s our advice when […]
Virtual assistants offer a helping hand to small business owners so that they can get on with the important tasks that help grow their business. Unfortunately, there are still many people out there who aren’t aware that this service exists and how it could transform their life! But how do you spot someone who is […]
I love hearing other peoples’ stories about their journey and how they came to start their business. I think it tells you a lot about their personality, work ethic and skills, not to mention their core values and vision. So today I thought I’d tell my story – the birth of Boost! Here it goes….
Entrepreneurs often struggle to grow their business and achieve work life balance because they wear too many hats. They’re doing everything to run their business while continuing to sell and deliver their services or products. But running a business single-handed for too long is dangerous not only to its progression and growth but also to […]
Getting a laptop repaired is always somewhat of an inconvenience, especially if your business relies on the everyday use of a computer. I had to put my laptop in for some much needed TLC this week and it was a true test of how virtual my business really is – relying entirely on my cloud […]