How to Handle the Natural Slowdown of Your Business

By Jennie Lyon / December 14, 2021
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It’s inevitable: at some point, every business experiences a natural slowdown. I have it happen myself, and to be honest, every single time it happens, I’m shocked! My husband teases me saying, yes – it happens, use that extra time to your advantage!  Many people are navigating their business through what has become known as the “new economic landscape.” Some have seen a dramatic loss of traffic and sales; others have had to deal with other challenges that slow down or disrupt an organization’s productivity – but it doesn’t mean you can’t make lemonade out of these situations! Regardless if…

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10 Time Management Tips to Help You Reach Your Goals

By Jennie Lyon / November 16, 2021
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“I never have enough time”. Does this sound familiar? As business owners we often feel this way. Personally, it isn’t easy to accomplish my work goals and personal aspirations if I don’t manage my time wisely. Over the past 20 years I have learned that the more time I spend doing one thing, the less time I have to do other things. If you’re reading this, then the chances are that you’re feeling the same way. I believe time management is one of the most essential and valuable skills you can have in life. If you don’t use your time wisely,…

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Let’s Break Down a Strategic Marketing Plan with a Virtual Assistant

By Jennie Lyon / January 21, 2020

Do you feel like you’re getting a little less “bang for your buck” from your marketing strategy plan lately? Digital marketing is one of the fastest moving targets on the internet. Things are constantly shifting and changing. New services appear and old ones disappear constantly. Google+, for example, was a “must” just a few years ago. Today? Uh, what’s Google+? This rapidly changing digital landscape means that you need to update your marketing plan every year (if not more often). If you’re basically doing the same thing you did in 2017, your digital marketing strategy is beyond ancient. But that’s…

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Is Your Client Onboarding Sequence Automated? It Should Be!

By Jennie Lyon / February 25, 2019

For me, landing a new client is a lot like Christmas! You know the feeling of excitement and anticipation seeing the gifts under the tree? You just can’t wait to unwrap them. That’s me with a new client. I can’t wait to dig into their business with them, learning everything I need to know to boost their business and help them reach the next level they’ve been striving for. Getting to know my new clients is an absolute joy… but boy oh boy, can it ever be time-consuming! Between the consult, the follow-ups, the contract signing, the welcome kit, invoicing,…

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