Why You Should Be Doing Email Marketing with Your Business

Email Marketing is still one of the best ways to grow your relationship with your clients and customers and generate additional income for your business every month. I know not everyone knows the how or why, I didn't learn too long ago myself, so here is a chart to show you why you should be jumping on board and investing in such a powerful tool. To get started building your own list with a free trial and then just $9.95 a month, simply click on the image below to take you to the sign up page. Read more [...]

Volunteering-Showing How Networking and Branding Work Together

When you decide to get into volunteering, you never know who you will meet. Sometimes, it is not who you know that really matters but who knows you. Volunteering helps brand you if you associate yourself with a specific organization or charity. Most successful people can be found giving back at a charity event or dinner. So why else should you be volunteering? How else can volunteering benefit you? You may find new skills that you might not have known you had or you could upgrade your Read more [...]

How to Post an ad in a Facebook group-video

Keeping along with our Facebook Marketing theme, I would like to share this video that I created that shows you the best way to post an ad into a Facebook group quick and easy and without being too promotional or spammy. Remember though, that regardless of which Facebook groups you decide to join, you must read and follow the rules of the group. Some groups are only available for networking and sharing ideas and they will ban you or delete any ads you may try to post if you do not follow the rules. Read more [...]

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How to Join Facebook Groups and Turn Off Notifications Video

One of the jobs you may find yourself doing for your clients is Social Media Management. This often includes joining Facebook groups and posting ads or comments on their behalf. Depending on the niche your client is in, this could be a way to grow an email list by offering a free report or product. When I first started out helping other VAs get online and running their business, I used to spend hours posting to work at home and home business groups on Facebook. I spent hours crafting my ads, created Read more [...]

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Changing Domain Nameservers for Website Creation

One of the tasks you may want to be offering to your clients is creating a website for their online business presence. But it is recommended that you purchase a domain name from one hosting company while you actually host your site with another. Because of this, you as a V.A. will need to know how to change the domain nameservers in the one account to work with the other one. If you learn how to do techie jobs, you can offer a higher hourly rate for your services and can also make your clients feel Read more [...]

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Free Online Banner Maker Software

When you are a Virtual Assistant one of the tasks you may be asked if you can do is creating banners for affiliate programs being run by your clients. While some people already have and know programs like Photoshop, others either don't have the cash for programs like that or don't have the time to learn all the ins and outs of a program that size. I like to make banners and adverts with pictures in them for my advertising but I was always getting frustrated with the multiple layers and tweaking Read more [...]

Time Management-Keeping an Agenda will Help You Stay Organized

Now I know you can go and get an agenda at your local office depot store nearby or even Walmart, but there are a few reasons why I think the Mom Agendas stand out among the crowd. First off, right now they are running a big promotion that will allow you to get your agenda with 35% off the original price. This agenda is great because it is in a larger format than other day planners and provides a way that you can not only track your own tasks for the day but also schedule in events for up to four Read more [...]

Timestamp-A Free Business Tool to track your Time

One of the most important aspects of running a business is making sure that you stay organized and on track and maintain properĀ  time management. If you are running a service business, it is especially important to make sure you track your time, know how long every task will take and schedule things according to the time you will need to get things done. Over the last 8 years while I have been a Virtual Assistant and Ghostwriter, I have realized just how necessary this can be. If I know that it Read more [...]

Turning PLR into Information Products for Sale

There are many ways to use PLR(private label rights material) for your business. Many times people buy it so they can re-vise it for use on their own blogs. While this is an excellent use of the material, one of the best ways to use PLR is to create your own information products. Using private label rights materials allow you to cut down on research time and writing. There are many ways to go about it. You can purchase a pack of 5 or 10 articles on the same topic and arrange them in an order you Read more [...]