Working With Remote Employees: How to Help Your Team Transition During This Time

April 17, 2020 admin

The concept of working from home has steadily been growing in popularity over the last several years, but in light of recent events, it’s suddenly been fast-tracked for most companies.  With social distancing measures in place, and “stay at home” being the order of the day, even going to work has become a potential threat. […]

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Time-Saving Tips for Entrepreneurs

February 26, 2020 admin

Are you working hard? Or hardly working. For entrepreneurs, there’s a lot of gray area in between those two, and it can be challenging to know how well you’re using your time. We’re used to multitasking and wearing different hats, which means it’s easy to get caught up in the mundane work that’s involved with […]

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Email Marketing: 12 Mistakes You’re Making

January 6, 2020 admin

While there are many, many ways that you can go about reaching your target audience, one of the most effective methods is still via the good ol’ fashioned email.  The truth, though, is that your audience is unlikely to be sitting around, waiting anxiously for your emails to arrive in their inbox. In fact, unless […]

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Tips for Batching Your Tasks

December 4, 2019 admin

Fact: When you are a busy entrepreneur, there’s never enough time in the day. Unless you’ve mastered the art of space-time travel, there’s a good chance that time management is something that you struggle with, greatly. Whether you’re running a startup, scaling your business, or working in a management position; your time is precious.  Time […]

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Assembling Your Remote Team

November 28, 2019 admin

Ever been rafting on your own? Hopefully not. White water rafting is very much a team sport, and requires everyone to be on board and fully present in order to navigate your craft through the wild waters. When it comes to the world of business, the same principles apply. You can run your company on […]

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What Is Content Distribution?

November 26, 2019 admin

So you’ve invested in content creation. You have a ton of great blog posts and have been trying to post regularly. Or, you know, at least as often as you can! But there’s just one problem: nobody seems to be finding your content.  If this resonates with you, know that you’re not alone. Most of […]

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Tips and Tools to Simplify Bookkeeping Tasks

November 15, 2019 admin

How much time do YOU waste on bookkeeping? If you’re anything like most entrepreneurs, any time that’s spent on accounting or record-keeping tasks feels like too much. Bookkeeping is frequently cited as one of the worst parts about owning a business and according to one survey conducted by TD Ameritrade, almost half of the owners […]

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7 Things You Can Do With Online Reviews

October 10, 2019 admin

Reviews are exciting. There’s no denying that. You know the feeling of excitement when you get a notification that someone’s left you a review. But of course, they’re not just great to read; reviews are also tremendously valuable too. According to one recent study, 90% of American consumers read online reviews before making a purchase. […]

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The Value of Good Customer Service

October 9, 2019 admin

Good customer service is something that’s lacking today. We all know what good service should look like, but most of us can count on one hand the number of excellent customer service interactions we’ve had over the last month –or even year. Some 51% of customers say that most companies fall short of their expectations […]

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Make Your Business More Efficient

October 8, 2019 admin

If you are a time-crunched business owner, then you know the value of expanding and scaling your business. After all, “If you’re not growing, you’re dying,” so the adage goes –and there’s a lot of truth to it! The problem, though, is the busier you get the less time you have to build new projects, […]

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8 Steps for Social Media Success in 2019

October 7, 2019 admin

If you are planning on doing social media marketing in any capacity, one thing is certain: you need a strategy. At least that’s the case if you’re hoping to find success! The truth is that in the absence of a strategy, you’re merely posting on social media platforms for the sake of posting. And with […]

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How to Boost Your Profits With Outsourcing

October 4, 2019 admin

Most entrepreneurs revel in their ability to wear multiple hats. Tackling dozens of tasks at once and multitasking their way from a startup to a consistent income stream. But while multitasking is indeed something that we all do from time to time, it’s not always the best option. Studies show that when you push yourself […]

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The Entrepreneur’s Guide to a Work-Life Balance

October 3, 2019 admin

A recent study by the American Sociological Review states that 70% of American workers struggle with finding a work-life system that works for them. Juggling the demands of running a business and personal life is an ongoing challenge for most of us, especially if you are blessed (or burdened) with an entrepreneur’s work ethic. Are […]

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Social Media Ad Platforms: A Comparison

October 2, 2019 admin

Social media. It’s changed our world, and it’s certainly revolutionized how we do business. For business owners and brands today, social media is a tremendous resource that we have at our fingertips, allowing us to reach out to our audience seamlessly –all with a few clicks. But while there’s no denying its impact, for many […]

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5 Time Management Skills Every Entrepreneur Needs

October 1, 2019 admin

As an entrepreneur or business owner, there’s a good chance that you just don’t value your time –at least not enough. Disagree? Try answering these three questions: Have you missed an appointment with a loved one because you “were just too busy?” Have you double-booked yourself for an appointment or forgotten about one completely? Do […]

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Remote Employees Deserve a Company Culture Too

September 30, 2019 admin

It’s a common issue that’s often encountered with remote teams –the tendency to feel disengaged. Remote workers often find themselves feeling like they’re separate from the company, and not really part of the team. While this is something that most companies with virtual staff tend to overlook, it’s an issue that should be at the […]

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9 Tips for Growing Your Business Faster

September 27, 2019 admin

For every business owner, the goal isn’t to just survive, but to thrive! And this means mastering the art of scaling your business. But where do you start? How can you kick start your business or enterprise and get your company on the fast track to growth acceleration? Make sure your efforts aren’t going to […]

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Tips for Successful Delegation With Virtual Teams

September 26, 2019 admin

If you haven’t heard by now, offices are out. Working remotely is in. Why work in a cramped cubicle and have to deal with office politics when you don’t have to? The opportunity to work via flexible, remote, virtual teams has arrived. And the benefits don’t just extend to employees –but employers as well. Companies […]

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When Is It Time to Delegate Tasks?

September 25, 2019 admin

Part of being an effective leader is having the instinct to determine when it’s time to delegate. However this is something that poses a real challenge to some. For many entrepreneurs, we’re usually more effective doers than we are delegators and it can be difficult to let go of the reins and cede control to […]

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How to Generate Engagement

September 24, 2019 admin

If you own a blog and nobody reads it, does it really exist? In many ways, no! For your blog to be significant and meaningful, it needs to get noticed, and it needs to drive engagement. This means creating the buzz factor. Not only do you need people clicking on your posts, but you also […]

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6 Reasons to Update Your Website in 2019

September 23, 2019 admin

Do you love your website? More importantly, do your customers love your website? As a business owner, it can be difficult to gain the necessary perspective to determine if your website is up-to-date. We get it, you’re a busy person. As an entrepreneur, you have your hand in just about everything. Having to worry about […]

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The Complete Guide to Effective Time Management

September 20, 2019 admin

Time is money. It’s the manta every successful entrepreneur lives by. One of the most common struggles entrepreneurs experience is a “lack of time in the day to get everything done.” This comes as no surprise. After all, being able to use time wisely is an essential skill for every an entrepreneur, and a key […]

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Why Hiring a Marketing Consultant Makes Sense for Your Business

September 19, 2019 admin

What’s the hardest position fill in any business? Most companies today struggle to find a good marketing manager! It’s not uncommon to find companies who’ve gone through the process of hiring an employee –or several, or perhaps have even gone through multiple agencies –with no success. None of the experts seem to work very well, […]

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The #1 Trick for Finding Amazing Employees

September 18, 2019 admin

“There is no more effective way to empower people than to see each person in terms of his or her strengths.” –Clifton Strengths   Have you ever hired the wrong person? Or to put it another way –have you ever hired the right person for the wrong job? Hiring is an art as much as […]

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10 Easy Steps to Free Up Time on Your Calendar

September 17, 2019 admin

As any entrepreneur could tell you, once you launch your own business, the lists of tasks that need to be completed quickly start stacking up! It’s easy to get caught up in this cycle too –no matter how many tasks you cross off or things you accomplish, more things come up to quickly take their […]

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4 Time-Drains That Are Stealing Your Day

September 16, 2019 admin

You know how it goes. You start out in the morning, ready to go –with all of the tasks that you need to get done weighing heavy on your mind. When you get to work, you’re able to finish a few of the things on your list –but then something happens –you get distracted. Maybe […]

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How to Outsource Your Social Media Management to a VA

September 13, 2019 admin

Social media is the place to be when it comes to getting the word out about your products or services. But despite its tremendous popularity, professionals know that social media can be a real time-drain. Not to mention, it’s a brain-drain as well. You know how it goes, you sign on, planning to post a […]

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Increase Your Website’s Conversion Rates (NOW!)

September 12, 2019 admin

Anyone who has an e-commerce website knows: conversion rates are key. It doesn’t matter how many visitors you have, if you don’t have conversions then your business will not succeed. Increasing your conversion rates is vital, so how then, do you go about it? Fortunately, there are many things that you can do to boost […]

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Case Study: The Evangelisti Companies

September 9, 2019 admin

Executive Summary The Evangelisti Companies prides itself on how the company has grown for the past 40 years. Starting as a small drywall business when the Internet was not even heard of, the company now does a lot of its transactions online. The company has established a huge online presence the past few years that […]

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How to Outsource Your Amazon Management to a VA

September 4, 2019 admin

Running an Amazon store can be an excellent source of revenue –with the average third-party Amazon seller generating $9,583 per month! But if you’re anything like most Amazon sellers –you’ll soon find that running an Amazon storefront takes time –and lots of it. Even simply keeping up with the administrative behind-the-scenes tasks can quickly eat […]

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11 Big Mistakes Business Owners Make When Hiring New Employees


If you’re a business owner or entrepreneur, odds are you’re overworked. It’s not easy being the head honcho. One of the biggest obstacles that any owner or manager needs to overcome determining how to go about delegating tasks and responsibilities. Second to that, is recruiting talented employees. When building your dream team, it is paramount […]

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11 Tips for Managing Remote Employees

September 2, 2019 admin

With 50% of the workforce today telecommuting in at least some capacity, there’s a good chance that some of your team are –or may soon be operating remotely as well.   While overseeing a remote workforce may seem difficult if you’ve never hired a virtual worker before, the truth is that it’s no more challenging […]

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How to Outsource Your Customer Service to a VA (Dos and Don’ts)

August 27, 2019 admin

For time-crunched business owners today, outsourcing is quickly becoming a viable option –an opportunity to delegate many time-consuming tasks, without having to hire full-time staff. One task that’s increasingly being outsourced today –is customer service. While outsourcing customer service is often thought to be the domain of big business and large corporations, increasingly, smaller –and […]

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