Creating an Opt-in Freebie

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Attached to this blog post is a freebie, to get you on track to plan and create your own freebie! Download it, print it out, and follow along!

 

What is an “Opt-in”?

Having an opt-in freebie is a perfect way to get more subscribers on your e-mail list. If you are unaware as to what an “opt-in freebie,” it is basically what you use to attract more subscribers. “Opt-in” refers to subscribing for your newsletters/website. The freebie is the product that...

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Sleep Deprivation: Handling the Time Change

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Don’t Let Sleep Deprivation Hinder Your Success

 

Everyone dreads the day of the year when we lose that one precious hour of sleep- daylight savings time. Even though it’s only one hour, it always seem to throw our bodies and minds for a loop. Here are a few tips to prevent that lost hour throw you and your business off track.

 

Go to Sleep!

Once the clocks have changed, it seems to be very difficult to stay on track with your usual schedule. Instead of waking up at 7...

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Women Entrepreneurs: Inspiration for International Women's Day

It's international women's day! To celebrate we want to inspire you with a few stories of women entrepreneurs across the past century!

 

Madam C.J. Walker

Maiden name Sarah Breedlove, is considered in history to be the first African American to become a self-made millionaire. She was married at fourteen and a widow at twenty with a two year old daughter. When she began losing her hair in 1905, Walker created a line of African American hair products. She promoted her products herself by...

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Tax Deductibles for Small Businesses

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Oh great… tax season. Everyone dreads the miserable process that is filing taxes. If you are a small business owner and trying to find guidance on what is and isn’t deductible, this article will break down some of the basics for you. Just stay calm and remember, as long as you stay organized and keep records of all important purchases you will be fine! That being said, make is a priority stay organized throughout the year.



Tax Tip #1: Home Office

It may feel odd to write off...

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Virtual Assistant and Online Business Manager: The Difference & The Transition

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Online jobs are growing in demand for both workers and employers! However many may be confused by the two most common job titles; virtual assistant (VA) and Online Business Manager (OBM). There is in fact a difference between these two career paths, so how do you know which is right for you or for your business?

 

What’s the Difference

Let’s start with the difference between VAs and OBMs:

 

OBM: Some OBMs are certified through colleges or online classes, although you...

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Being a Boss: It's a Balancing Act

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Being a boss isn't all it's chopped up to be. Yes, there are of course perks to being the boss; however, while everyone wants the money and the power, many do not realize what it actually takes to be a successful leader. When you are the boss, there are certain things that you have to be prepared for.

 

“Would I rather be feared or loved? Both. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me.” Michael Scott, The Office

 

Being a boss is a balancing act. While...

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Is Being a Virtual Assistant Right for You?

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As you may know, the technology industry has rapidly changed the way everyone handles their businesses now a days. With so much work being done online, it’s no surprise that many jobs now allow you to work from home. Becoming a virtual assistant comes with the flexibility to work from home while still providing the satisfaction of working closely with clients and team members.

 

What is a Virtual Assistant?

First off, let’s define what a virtual assistant is. A virtual...

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Starting a Business: Your Business is Your Baby

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      Starting a business is not easy. It takes a special kind of person to be able to manage the stress and take the risk of starting up your own business; you need to be resilient, to have enthusiasm, to be able to face failure with confidence that you can still succeed, and you need to be able to think outside the box. Do you possess these qualities and have a unique idea for a start-up company? If so, you could have the potential to become an entrepreneur yourself! But,...

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Organize your Office

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It’s a new year and we want you and your business to kick it up a notch! That being said, having an office that is set up to help you be successful is an important step. We are providing you with a few easy steps to help you get organized.

 

Paper Piles

Piles of paper are the most common source of clutter in any office! We know that important papers need to be kept, but there is no reason why it should be taking up usable space. Go through these piles and sort what is important,...

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Winter Blues

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With the cold weather settling in, many of us may be suffering from the Winter Blues. You’d be surprised how common this phenomena is. Winter Blues can stem from being stuck inside all day to a lack of sunshine and in turn Vitamin D. For those of us who work from home, the lack of motivation and energy can be taxing and cause lapses in our work day. It is important to remember to check in with yourself regularly, especially if you are starting to feel the dreary effects of the...

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