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Don’t Let an Opportunity Pass You By

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Tweet It became apparent to me a local business missed a massive marketing and community engagement opportunity recently. With the release of ‘Saving Mr Banks’ our local cinema (the only one that services our entire region) had a golden opportunity to engage with community via things like wine and cheese opening nights, private showings, birthday […]

Facebook – Keeping it Private

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Tweet Following on from my earlier post on Facebook, I had an interesting chat with a colleague who indicated he had removed his Facebook profile because of the people who he had ‘friended’… Not because they weren’t friends (in this instance it was someone he’d known for over 20 years) but because of the profile […]

Facebook – Marketing Partner or Monster?

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Tweet We have had some local press coverage here of late – which kind of went viral and national quickly – about a couple of local high school teachers who learned the hard way that Facebook profiles are not the best places to put your ‘better-kept-private” pics. It has led to some pretty heated discussions […]

Never Stop Marketing!

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Tweet I haven’t really noticed any change to my practice since the beginning of the economic downturn but I have heard a number of small business owners and Virtual Assistants of late saying that work is dropping off and/or they’ve ‘lost’ clients, blaming in part the economic downturn. This is a good reminder for us […]

Business Peaks & Troughs

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Tweet With the economic downturn I’ve noticed of late more and more discussion on various networks about worry about work dropping off, finding part time jobs and so on. I think it’s important to remember this: as virtual assistants we are in business. We are business owners. This means we are responsible for our work/cash […]