Marketing

Customer Service Made Simple

On March 3rd, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

Are there times you cringe when you go to the grocery store and the check-out person doesn’t even acknowledge you? Granted, I have been to the store and have seen customers at the check-out talking on the phone and ignoring the cashier, too. As a business owner, be aware of the level of customer service..

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The Biggest Problem

On February 26th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

The biggest problem many new business owners face in being under-capitalized. They think “I’m a good _________ (fill in the blank with whatever you do). I’ll start my own company and make money at it!” That may be true, but before you make any money, you’re going to invest a lot of money and a..

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Where are Our New Customers?

On February 24th, 2015, posted in: Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

To grow your business you need to find customers who want to buy what you’re selling. Here are tips for marketing and seeking out new clients: There is nothing better than face-to-face networking. People like to do business with someone they “know, like and trust” and the best way to do that is by shaking..

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New Business Owners: Don’t Miss This Key Step!

On February 19th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

If you have the entrepreneurial drive, and in my business as a virtual accountant, I come across myriad individuals regularly who do, you may need to find ways to succeed on a shoestring. As a new business owner you’ll wear lots of hats in the beginning: marketing, sales, planning, customer service, etc. There are some..

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Use LinkedIn to Build Your Business Network

On February 12th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

There is so much for an entrepreneur to do in the course of a day – believe me, I know! When I make my way to the office of my virtual accounting business I know I need to maximize my time. I also understand that using social media is a great way to grow my..

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Start Your Business Record Keeping Off Right

On February 5th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

As a virtual accountant this is obviously a topic that is near and dear to my heart – business record keeping. Whether you’re a first time entrepreneur or a long-time business owner, there is no time like the present to set up systems for keeping track of income and expenses for your business for 2015...

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The Importance of Setting Limits

On January 29th, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Job opportunities, Marketing by 0 Comment

Business owners need to set limits in order to get work done! As a virtual accountant I could spend all day, every day in my office working on my business, but I know I need to have set office hours and set aside “me” time or I won’t be as useful to my clients and..

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Intention vs Attention

On January 27th, 2015, posted in: BIZ-TIP, Marketing by 0 Comment

Call them goals or call them intentions, most of us started off the year hoping and  planning things would be different / better this year. That we would be better at __________________ (you fill in the blank). We’re more than three weeks into the year; as Dr. Phil says, “How’s that working out for you?”..

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Is Your Business Blogging?

On January 22nd, 2015, posted in: Accounting, Marketing by 0 Comment

There are times I feel a bit skeptical when it comes to blogging for my virtual accounting business and then I see the statistics (published by Social Media Today): A small business with a blog generates more than 126% more leads than one without 70% of consumers find companies through blogs and online articles More..

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Do You Have What It Takes to Lead?

On January 15th, 2015, posted in: Marketing, Productivity by 0 Comment

Along with a new year comes the new opportunity to start an entrepreneurial endeavor! If you’ve decided that 2015 is the year you will achieve the goal of business ownership, you need to ask yourself this tough question, “Do I have what it takes to lead?” Whether you will be a company of one or..

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