Getting Your VA to EA Level

August 19, 2014 | by Pepper

Working with a virtual assistant (VA) not only lightens your workload but also increases your efficiency. With more time in your hands, you can now focus on the things you want to do and accomplish what you need to do without feeling overworked or overwhelmed. After working with their VAs for some time, certain business […]

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Social Media Customer Service Mistakes You Shouldn’t Commit

August 14, 2014 | by Pepper

Social media has drastically changed the way we do customer service. Hotlines and face-to-face interactions are still utilized but tweets and comments have become more popular for customers especially for those looking for immediate answers to their inquiries. Social media has provided a 24/7 platform for companies and consumers to interact with each other. In […]

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How to Effectively Train Your VA

August 12, 2014 | by Pepper

Training is the most important stage in your working relationship with your virtual assistant (VA). As an employer, it’s your responsibility to train your VA on the scope of her work and the nature of your business. The way she performs is also largely influenced by the way you equip her. Your VA has a […]

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Costly Social Media Marketing Blunders You Should Avoid

July 31, 2014 | by Pepper

Social media is one of the most powerful marketing platforms today. It provides unlimited reach that allows you to access your audience directly. You can even promote content, product info, and promos with an exposure that can rival what TV advertisements offer. It’s almost like a free flowing marketing tool that allows you to reach your […]

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Website Conversion Killers You Need to Avoid

July 24, 2014 | by Pepper

Websites have become the virtual extension of a brand. It’s your 24/7 billboard where people can view your products, know more about your company, and get something valuable out of it. A lot of users may visit your site but it may not necessarily translate to a conversion. A conversion is an action you want […]

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Things You Should Never Delegate to a VA

July 23, 2014 | by Pepper

Delegating is the main thing you will do when you hire a virtual assistant (VA). It’s also the main reason why you hired one so you can pass on the tasks that derail you from doing what you need to do. As much as you can delegate practically anything to your VA, there are certain […]

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Business Insights from the World Cup: The Triumph of Teamwork

July 2, 2014 | by Pepper

Whether you’re a football fan or not, you will not miss the World Cup 2014 craze as it has been in the headlines over the past weeks. From the debate to which World Cup song is better—Shakira’s or J.Lo’s—to the surprising loss of Spain, there are many things to talk about this sports event. Great […]

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Skills You Need to Look for in a VA

June 20, 2014 | by Pepper

Hiring people today is not limited to proximity. Outsourcing business solutions has opened opportunities for businesses to tap the global workforce that showcases skilled and talented professionals. Virtual assistants (VAs) are one of them. There are many considerations when hiring a VA with skill set being the leading factor. As we continue our series on […]

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Internet Marketing Trends that You Need to Capitalize On

June 12, 2014 | by Pepper
mobile marketing

The internet has given marketers a powerful platform that allows them to optimize their reach. The web offers a variety of ways to draw customers to your brand. As much as it gives marketers multiple opportunities, it also keeps them on their toes because of its quick evolution. Some internet marketing strategies maybe effective last […]

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Building a Great Relationship with Your Contractor

June 10, 2014 | by Pepper

Working with a contractor is similar to working with any employee or business partner. You need to establish a strong and collaborative relationship with them to make sure that you get the most out of that partnership. A contractor could be anyone from a virtual assistant, web designer, social media manager, content writer, and other […]

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