Nobody likes saying goodbye. Sometimes, whether the relationship is of a personal or business nature, the ultimate ending of it is inevitable. Being an entrepreneur you may find it necessary to cut ties with associates due to a variety of reasons – personality clashes, they aren’t prompt with payments, or they are inconsistent with everyRead more
There are so many myths regarding content marketing and it’s hard to know what to believe. Our last post talked about eight of these myths, but we believe it’s important to cover another eight myths that you should be aware of.
Like most marketing terms, “content marketing” sounds quite general, so many people wonder what is classed as content marketing and what isn’t. At its simplest level, content marketing is about using any form or all forms of content to drive traffic to a specific site or platform. In saying that, it still sounds really general, so it’s understandable how many myths there are surrounding content marketing.
Take a look at your to-do list, are there tasks on there that are taking away the time you should be using on your business? If so, it’s probably time to start looking for a virtual assistant. A virtual assistant (also called a VA) can free you from the administrative tasks that aren’t an effective use of your entrepreneurial time. One advantage of a virtual assistant is that they work remotely and as needed so you don’t have to spend as much as you would for an employee that works on site, all the time .. you know, the clock punchers. So .. ready to contract a VA for your business? If you are, here are some tips on finding one and working with one successfully.
When you are looking to hire a virtual assistant, the most common question haunting your mind is why to pay $40, $45, $50 or more per hour when you got quotes for $15 per hour. As a result of the tough competition from the foreign markets, new VAs are flooding the scene offering lower and lower and lower quotes. This is not unique but, rather, quite common. Prospective clients feel they got a big deal by having to pay only $15 per hour.
But is it really a big bargain? What are you getting when hiring an inexpensive virtual assistant?