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 […]

On Joining Networks

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Tweet I’ve had a few people of late asking me whether they should join this network or that and what the benefits are. I thought I’d list the benefits I see in joining networks – both on and offline. Here are my thoughts: 1. Working virtually means we don’t get the same sense of collegiality […]