Holiday Marketing Plan

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As we enter the holiday season, many of us will feel the stress of trying to balance both work and home lives, which can make us feel like we can’t do it all.

We here at Va-Square want to provide you with some great business tips that can hopefully help you reduce the stress of running your business during the next few months. Make sure to read to the very end for a very limited promotional offer. 

This week we will discuss creating a holiday business marketing plan.

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Staying Safe with Electronic Payments

 

 

Electronic payments are the way of the world now. Whether you are using Paypal, Stripe, Venmo, Zelle or one of the dozen of other options, you could be in danger of having your information stolen. In our latest blog, we will provide you with some tips to keep yourself (and your business) safe. 

When we make purchases online, we don’t get to see the person we’re paying, so often it can be hard to tell whether or not your information is safe from fraud. To help...

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Hiring a Writer for Your Business

Do you struggle with writing content for your business? Does the idea of creating a blog post leave you staring at your computer screen in a panic?

How about you save yourself some time and your sanity, and hire a writer.

We've compiled a check list that will help you find a writer that fits your business and your brand.  

 

Find A Writer

Writers are everywhere but it may take some time to find the writers you will really click with. Have patience, it can take some time to...

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What Your Customer's Wish You Knew

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Believe it or not, your market is out there and they are looking for you!

It doesn’t matter if you’re a health coach for seniors, a dating coach for middle-aged women, or a business coach for crafty people. You have a large audience and they are eagerly anticipating the help only you can provide.

So why isn’t your phone ringing off the hook or your inbox flooded with potential buyers?? You may be missing the mark in some important areas causing them to turn to another...

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More Than Just a Face

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Being authentic is an important aspect for any business. Showing your audience that you are more than just your products, that you are indeed a human being with feelings and a life outside your business is a great way to build rapport and trust with your followers. But how do you know what is appropriate to share as your business and what is crossing the line? Is there a line? What does your brand stand for and how do you personally reflect that? Here are some tips to help you have a more...

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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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