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Factors to Consider When Hiring a Virtual Assistant

The demand for a virtual assistant (VA) is ever-increasing because they are proving to be a cost-effective alternative to in-office secretaries or administrative assistants. While anybody can hire a virtual assistant, it’s usually the start-ups and small businesses that will truly benefit from their services. What does a virtual assistant do? Briefly, a virtual assistant […]

Team, Timing, and Tasks: The Three T’s of Starting a Business

Any successful business owner will tell you that launching your own brand is serious business, which basically translates to learning everything there is to know about your business idea, chosen field, target audience, and everything in between. To get started, here are the top three T’s every new business owner should focus on: team, timing, […]

3 Common Pitfalls First-time Entrepreneurs Should Know About

First off, if you’re in the process of launching your own small business, you should know that there are certain office tasks that you can delegate to an external team, which can greatly help you save on launching costs. Such services like front office assistance, scheduling, order entry, and dispatch can be outsourced, which means […]

Top 4 Things to Remember About Texting in Business

Before digital communication became mainstream, texting was considered taboo in business. You simple don’t do it if you wish to be considered professional. Nowadays however, text messages have become an accepted means of communication in business. But here’s the caveat, you have to do it right or it might come off as rude and unprofessional. […]

Tips on Managing Work-from-Home Stress

For a lot of office employees, working from home sounds appealing especially since they no longer have to drive or commute to and from work every day. At the onset of the pandemic, working from home appealed to employees but once the novelty wore off, performing tasks and completing projects became a daily struggle. That […]