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Who Uses Virtual Assistants?

Hey there, busy business owner! Are you juggling a million tasks and feeling like there just aren't enough hours in the day? It sounds like you're in need of some business support, but you might not be sure where to begin. A Virtual Assistant (VA) is a great option for many business owners looking to free up some space on their to-do lists. Whether you're an entrepreneur, a service-based business owner, or a tradesperson, virtual assistants can be your secret weapon to reclaiming your time ...

February 20, 2024

The Hidden Time-Drains You Might Be Ignoring In Your Business

But you may not realise that there are hidden time-drains silently stealing your productivity, slowing down business growth, and getting in the way of revenue generation.  We're talking tasks like email management, data entry, routine administrative chores, and bookkeeping. These tasks accumulate, creating a significant drain on your time & resources. Every hour spent on these routine admin tasks is an hour not spent on revenue-generating activities.  The opportunity cost...

February 15, 2024

The Overwhelmed Entrepreneur's Survival Guide

You're not alone.  Many business owners and entrepreneurs find themselves buried under a mountain of responsibilities, juggling everything from emails to bookkeeping, with little time left for business growth and personal well-being.  It's easy to underestimate the toll that overwhelm takes on your mental and physical health. Beyond its impact on your personal well-being, overwhelm can have a significant impact on the growth of your business. Time spent on mundane tasks takes...

February 8, 2024

The Benefits of Virtual Assistant Services For Small Businesses

If you've found yourself drowning a sea of administrative tasks in your small business, a Virtual Assistant might be the lifeline you need. Curious about the benefits of working with a VA? Here are a few: ...

February 1, 2024

How Do I Evaluate The Performance Of My Virtual Assistant?

Virtual Assistants play an important role in enhancing operational efficiency and boosting productivity for modern businesses. But, ensuring your virtual assistant is a good fit with your business goals can be hard to measure. Here are some key things to keep in mind when evaluating their performance. ...

January 23, 2024

What Are Realistic Response and Turnaround Times for a Virtual Assistant?

Are you considering hiring a virtual assistant to help manage your workload?  Or do you already have one but find yourself struggling with unrealistic expectations?  Let's dive into what you can really expect from your virtual assistant and how to make the most of your partnership with them. ...

January 18, 2024

Does My Website Need To Be Perfect To Be Launched?

You've been working hard on a new website, but you're holding back on launching it. Understandable, but think about all those missed opportunities to attract new clients! One common reason for delaying a website launch is the fear of dealing with the problems that might come with an imperfect product.  But here's the thing: it's better to have an imperfect website than no website at all.  So, when should you hit that launch button? Well, it's important to have enough pie...

January 16, 2024

Why It's Important To Know Your Ideal Customer When Designing a Website

So, you're gearing up to launch a brand new website?  There's something super important you need to consider: your ideal customer.  Why is knowing your ideal customer so crucial? Well, your ideal customer is like a VIP who knows exactly what they want. They're not wasting any time trying to figure out if your product or service is right for them because they already know it is. They've got that clarity, and they're ready to take action! But how do you define your ideal c...

January 11, 2024

Is a One-Page Website Right For Your Business?

One-page websites can be a great choice for businesses looking for a simple, easy-to-maintain online presence. However, they're not without their downsides, and it's important to weigh the pros and cons to determine if a one-page site is the right fit for your business. ...

January 9, 2024

The Power of Nurturing Your Closed Leads

Are you struggling to convert website leads into clients?  Don't worry, you're not alone.  Many businesses find that not all leads turn into immediate sales, but that doesn't mean those leads are lost forever! By nurturing these "closed" leads through a series of automated emails, you can stay top of mind and increase the chances of them choosing your services in the future. The beauty of email marketing is that it's a simple and effective way to build relationships with...

December 21, 2023

5 Low-Cost, High-Impact Edits to Make to Your Website

As a small business owner, it’s important that you get the biggest bang for your buck when implementing changes to your website. Making small, impactful changes can go a long way in improving user experience and increasing conversions on your website. ...

December 19, 2023

8 Tragic Mistakes You're Making When Working With a Virtual Assistant

Have you recently hired a Virtual Assistant for your business?  Congratulations, outsourcing can be one of the best investments you can make to grow your business! But before you get too comfortable, it's important to understand that merely hiring a VA isn't a silver bullet that will magically solve all your problems.  There's a right way to use a VA in your business, as well as a number of mistakes you'll want to avoid. Here are eight tragic mistakes to avoid if you hop...

December 14, 2023

Our Top 2 Tips For Succeeding With Your Virtual Assistant

Virtual Assistants can be a game-changer for so many business owners, but they're not a one-size-fits-all solution. To maximise their impact in your business, follow these two simple tips. ...

December 12, 2023

How Much Time Do I Have To Commit To Training My Virtual Assistant?

As a busy entrepreneur or business owner, you might be considering hiring a virtual assistant to help with tasks that take up too much of your time. Before you make the decision to bring on a VA, it's important to understand the amount of time and effort required to get them up and running. ...

December 7, 2023

How Do I Hire a Virtual Assistant?

Are you a business owner or entrepreneur who's feeling overwhelmed and struggling to keep up with low-level tasks? Or do you find yourself spending too much time on administrative work when you should be focusing on growing your business? If so, it might be time to consider hiring a Virtual Assistant. Before you start your search, it's important to understand that there are many different types of Virtual Assistants. One consideration is whether to hire a local or international assistant. A...

December 5, 2023

4 Easy Tips For Getting Things Done and Beating Procrastination

Procrastination is a problem that many people face, but we're here with 5 easy strategies that can help you to become more productive and less likely to put things off!  Time blocking is one effective way to overcome procrastination. It involves setting aside specific blocks of time for each task on your to-do list, allowing you to focus your energy and attention on one task at a time. This technique is especially helpful for creative individuals who tend to flit from one thing to the ...

November 28, 2023

Types of Virtual Assistants and The Pros and Cons for Each

There are many different types of virtual assistants, with the most distinct categories being those that are local and those that are based overseas. In this discussion, we'll focus on the pros and cons of each type, assuming that local refers to countries like Australia and New Zealand. ...

November 23, 2023

How Can I Improve My Experience With a Virtual Assistant?

Small changes in our daily routine can lead to significant results, and this is especially true for those of us who are time-poor and looking for ways to maximise the limited time we have.  Using a virtual assistant is one way that many business owners are boosting their productivity and claiming back those precious hours, but most business owners are still not using their VA to their fullest potential! Here are a few tweaks that you can make to help streamline your work and improve co...

November 14, 2023

5 Great Reasons to Love Working With a Virtual Assistant

Here’s a thought-provoking statement for you: "If you don't have an assistant, you ARE one."  How does that make you feel? If the answer is "not great," then it might be time to consider hiring a Virtual Assistant!  Virtual Assistants have been around for a while, but there are still many who haven't taken advantage of this affordable and innovative way to manage their business. Here's our top five reasons why you should consider using a VA to support your business.&nb...

November 9, 2023

What Not To Do When Working With a Virtual Assistant

Virtual Assistants have become a popular solution for busy entrepreneurs and business owners, providing a flexible and efficient way to handle admin, bookkeeping, and creative tasks. But working effectively with a VA does take time and commitment. Here's a look at what not to do when working with your Virtual Assistant: ...

November 7, 2023

Virtual Assistants - The Future of Productivity in Business

If you're a business owner, you're probably familiar with the challenges of managing a company. From responding to emails, looking after your customers, to bookkeeping and marketing, there's never enough time in the day to complete everything on your to-do list. Fortunately, there's a solution: Virtual Assistants. ...

November 2, 2023

Why Should I Be Using Downloadable Lead Magnets?

Downloadable lead magnets are a powerful tool for capturing and nurturing leads through your website. They offer your audience something of tangible value, like an e-book or other resource, in exchange for their contact information.  By offering a resource that provides real value to your target audience, you create an incentive for them to part with their contact information. The result? A significant boost in your lead generation efforts. These leads are not just random names; they a...

October 26, 2023

Get Savvy Season 1 Round Up

We're excited to take you on a journey through the highlights and key takeaways from our first season! It's been quite the ride taking our listeners through topics that help them claim back their time through delegation, streamlining, and productivity. In Season One, we've tackled topics that hit home for so many business owners and entrepreneurs.  Business Management and Growth: We learned valuable lessons from Jo's journey in building a million-dollar business that now runs with...

October 24, 2023

Why Should Australian Business Owners Use a New Zealand Virtual Assistant?

Hey there, Aussie business owners!  Have you ever considered using a New Zealand-based virtual assistant?  Here's four key reasons why you should give it some serious thought: Similarities: There's not much difference between our two countries. We're like cousins, really.  Sure, we may have some friendly love-hate banter going on, but our cultures and slang are quite similar. Plus, we speak the same language, so working with a New Zealand virtual assistant...

October 19, 2023

The Benefits of Nurturing Your Website Leads Through Email Marketing

In today's competitive digital landscape, the journey from a curious website visitor to a loyal paying customer can be hard to navigate. That's where strategic email marketing comes into play.  ...

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