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What Does Your Branding Collateral Communicate to Your Customers

Think of all of the big brand logos out there. Those big friendly arches of McDonald’s, the swoosh of Nike, the softness of the Pillsbury Doughboy… Something that all of the world’s most valuable brands have in common is how well they communicate their brand’s message and values without one single word. Now, take a […]

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Business Planning 101: A Simple Checklist to Ensure Success

Business Planning 101: A Simple Checklist to Ensure Success

Do you have a comprehensive business plan? If you don’t have one in your drawer, you should get to work! I’m a big believer in planning ahead. A business plan can give you direction, something to aim towards throughout the year. If you already have a well-thought-out business plan, then the new year is a […]

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Why You Need a Virtual Assistant in the New Year

Why You Need a Virtual Assistant in the New Year… And I’m Not Talking about Alexa or Siri!

You know, the only bad part about taking a vacation during the holidays is when you return to work in January. You sit down at your desk and just feel… stressed. You might feel overwhelmed at the amount of work that has piled up while you were taking a well-deserved festive rest with family and […]

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Winter is the time to plant the seeds of success for growing your business

Winter is the Time to Plant the “Seeds” of Success for Growing Your Business

Who in their right mind would plant seeds in the dead of winter? Smart small business owners, that’s who! The biggest hope for a new year is growth. That’s what most New Year’s Resolutions are about, people want to grow. Grow their business, grow their income, personal growth. Growth doesn’t happen by accident though, you […]

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Looking Back on Your Year: What Business Lessons Did You Learn?

Looking Back On Your Year: What Business Lessons Did You Learn?

Boy, I remember my first few years of business… When I think back, I kind of cringe at some of the mistakes that I made in my first few years as a small business owner. Now, sixteen years later, I simply can’t believe that I ever made those silly errors. But the reason that I […]

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How to Reduce your Stress Level at Work before the Holiday Rush

How to Reduce Your Stress Level at Work before The Holiday Rush

Tis the season… to be ridiculously stressed out! The holidays can come at you fast, sometimes too fast for you to get everything done in time. Your usual workload is often augmented by extra holiday related tasks, and not just at your small business. There is decorating, cooking, gift shopping… That kind of stress can […]

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How Giving Thanks Can Open New Doors for Your Business

How Giving Thanks Can Open New Doors for Your Business

There are some holidays that seem almost custom-made to give you the perfect excuse to reach out to former and current clients, telling them how much you appreciated their business. There is Christmas, of course. Valentine’s Day is another popular occasion. And then, there is the November holiday that is coming up fast, Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving […]

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Upgrade your to do list and business with a project management system

Upgrade Your To-Do List & Your Business with a Project Management System

How long is your to-do list? To-do lists are awesome things. Just trying to get through the day-to-day work at your business can be stressful. When you need to tackle a huge project, the work can sometimes seem overwhelming. By using a great to-do list, you can mitigate that stress by seeing all of the […]

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Scheduling for your health means more wealth in your business - Jennie Lyon Virtual Assistant Services

Scheduling for Your Health Equals More Wealth in Your Business

Having to work when you are suffering through an illness is a nightmare. Every step, every thought, every burst of energy requires so much effort that it can feel like you are trying to run through a swimming pool. Everyone has had to do it at one point or another, no one enjoys it. But […]

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5 tips for building long-term client relationships

5 Tips for Building Long-Term Client Relationships

What would your company be without your clients? One of the keys to a successful small business is to develop long-term client relationships. For a business to become truly successful, you need to build a foundation of repeat customers and clients you can rely on. This can require a tremendous amount of time and effort, […]

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