Tag Archives: Email

Controlling your Email Chaos with Gmail

Email. The bane of our existence but something no business can exist without. Like a wild animal, email can be tamed and turned into something that we manage, rather than being managed by. Gmail is an outstanding email client, not only because it is free and gives you easy access to your mail no matter where you are, but also because of the powerful tools it includes to help you tame the beast. Let us take a look at some of these features, including some you might not be aware of.…

Conquer Time: Use the One Touch Philosophy

As a busy virtual assistant juggling several clients, I am a firm believer in the “one touch” philosophy. When it comes to managing time and tasks, I find email can be one of technology’s greatest sources of procrastination. You open an email … read it …. decide if it can wait … flag it …. come back to it … and open it again. What does this mean to your virtual assistance business? Time is money and you are letting it tick away or spill over into your personal time.…

7 Ways a Virtual Assistant Can Keep You Organized

Managing a small business can be tough, especially if you are doing it alone; missed deadlines, paperwork not filed, and you just can’t seem to clear your email inbox. If this sounds like you then I only have one question, “Why aren’t you using a Virtual Assistant?!?” A virtual assistant wears many hats, and is able to assist you with a variety of tasks, not just office administration.…