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5 Productivity Hacks to Help Entrepreneurs Scale Their Business

5 Productivity Hacks to Help Entrepreneurs Scale Their Business

Entrepreneurship is great! You get to be your own boss, you set your own rules, and you can choose how your day at work will look like. There is a lot of freedom coming with this dream lifestyle you create yourself, but even though all this sounds amazing, there is another side of the coin, too. With all this freedom, there are also a lot of responsibilities, decisions to be made, and things that you need to take care of on your own. You are the boss, but you’re also a problem solver, accountant, project manager, and tech wizard. It’s…

The Ultimate Introvert Gift Guide

The Ultimate Introvert Gift Guide

Welcome to the Ultimate Introvert Gift Guide from Etsy and handmade business owners. I love shopping on Etsy, and there are so many amazing gift ideas that are perfect for introverts. Whether you are shopping for a holiday gift, a birthday gift or a special gift for your introverted self (we all deserve a treat sometimes!) you’ll find some really awesome ideas on this gift guide! For the Introverted Book Lover How perfect is this pillowcase for an introverted book lover? It is under $25 and any reader would love receiving this as a gift. As someone who loves getting…

What to Do When Clients Say You Are Too Expensive

What to Do When Clients Say You Are Too Expensive

As a service provider, having clients come to you and then say “Your prices are too much,” or “That’s out of my budget.” That’s something that is very common and is going to happen to you a lot. Especially as you get more and more experience and your services and skills go up, so will your rate or package pricing, which is totally normal and understandable. Not all clients are going to be the perfect fit for you. This could be the case for any number of reasons. They might not be a fit because of their budget, or they…

How to Save Time and Repurpose Your Blog Posts

How to Save Time and Repurpose Your Blog Posts

Do you have a lot of old content but you can’t come up with any new ideas for posts? REPURPOSE! I’m sure there is so much valuable information in your previous blog posts/social media posts/or podcast episodes, so why not use it again? Especially the blog posts, these are usually longer chunks of text and they can definitely be repurposed into social media posts or even new blog posts. Therefore, next time when you feel stuck on what to post next or not having enough time to produce new quality content, think about the material that you already have and…

Why Batching is the Best Way to Save Time and Be More Productive

Why Batching is the Best Way to Save Time and Be More Productive

We, as entrepreneurs, do a lot in a day! We are juggling customers/clients, families, marketing, accounting, receivables, payables… the list goes on. Don’t even get me started on emails. When it comes to doing all of these things as an entrepreneur, it is more important than ever to have a fantastic project management software (like ClickUp), so you can delegate appropriately to your team and know where your business is sitting. Also, another trick of the trade is to implement batching. Much like setting boundaries with clients and loved ones, it is a way to set limits to your precious…

What to Include in Your Client Onboarding Packet to New Clients as a Virtual Assistant

What to Include in Your Client Onboarding Packet to New Clients as a Virtual Assistant

You’ve signed on a new client, congratulations! Do you have a client onboarding process and an onboarding packet ready for your new client? If not, keep reading this post to help you create an even more ‘wow’ client experience right off the start of your working relationship. What exactly is an Onboarding Packet (also called a Welcome Kit)? Basically, it’s a document, usually in PDF form, that outlines everything the client would need to know about your working relationship and their project. The onboarding packet, along with your contract or agreement, helps the client understand what is happening and when….

How to Market Your Podcast on Pinterest

How to Market Your Podcast on Pinterest

Podcasts are HUGE right now, and even if you aren’t writing a full accompanying blog post along with the podcast, as long as you are putting it somewhere on your website – Pinterest can be a very valuable tool for marketing your podcast. Ready to grow your podcast audience and reach? Keep reading for some tips on using Pinterest, and some free resources to help you! 1) Make Sure Your Podcast is Added to Your Website or Claimed Domain You want to add your podcast to your website so that all of your Pinterest pins to it are attached to…

How Service Based Business Owners Can Use Dubsado

How Service Based Business Owners Can Use Dubsado

Are you using more than one CRM? As a new business owner, there is a lot you need to deal with. Some activities around your business are fun, some not so much. Paperwork or in other words administrative tasks is one thing that you as an entrepreneur might struggle with or try to avoid for as long as you can. To start off your business, you most likely don’t want to spend too much money and rather use free platforms that will do the trick. It’s not bad to think about it this way, but what about efficiency? Is it…

How to Make Room in Your Budget for a Virtual Assistant

How to Make Room in Your Budget for a Virtual Assistant

With the beginning of any entrepreneurial journey, it all ends with you. You started the business; you are the Accountant/Marketing/Customer Service department head plus head of purchasing, sourcing, etc. plus sometimes web designer and so many other hats. As a business owner, you have to realize that doing this for the long term is inevitably the ultimate way to crash and burn. You also responsibly cannot have the best interest in your business in the long run.  So what does that mean, hiring help? The choice now becomes one of necessity but also one of what works for your business…

5 Reasons Why Freelancers and VA’s Should Practice Meditation

5 Reasons Why Freelancers and VA’s Should Practice Meditation

Do you find your mind being busy with all kinds of thoughts during the day and it seems impossible to switch off? Can you imagine having a peaceful moment for yourself when your mind is clear and not trying to jump from one thought to another? Not really you say? Try meditation and it will change your life! As an entrepreneur, you are dealing with a lot of things and constantly thinking about whether your income will cover all your living expenses, whether you sent out the invoice to your client or if you are marketing yourself correctly. We have…

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