Top 15 Ways Solo-preneurs Use Virtual Assistants

Top 15 Ways Solo-preneurs Use Virtual Assistants

Blog, Business Success, Entrepreneur
I will share the top 15 ways Solo-preneurs can use Virtual Assistants. Your time and money are worth more when you are able to concentrate on what you do best and leave the rest to an assistant. Virtual office assistants work from their own home-based offices and are highly trained in their skill areas as well as a variety of technologies. Many of them have advanced degrees as well as years of professional experience. Not only can a virtual assistant relieve you of mundane, everyday tasks, but also in many cases, s/he can even help you grow your business.   One of the biggest benefits of hiring a virtual assistant is the ability to delegate work to people who have better skills and can do work you don't know how…
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Relationship Marketing: 10 Tips for Keeping Clients Happy

Relationship Marketing: 10 Tips for Keeping Clients Happy

Blog, Business Success, Entrepreneur, Service
You've probably heard the saying "It's easier to keep an existing customer than to get a new one."  Well, it's more than just a saying, it's true.  That's why you want to take very good care of your current clients or customers and do whatever you can to give them lots of reasons and opportunities to buy from you over and over again. Who wants to constantly be out there pounding the pavement looking for new clients and customers? That's a lot of work. It's much easier to up-sell or cross-sell to people who already know and love you.   Here are 10 tips you can use to put a successful Relationship Marketing program into place so you can reap the benefits for years to come.   #1  Create a customer database or file   Whether…
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Great Ideas And Tips For Entrepreneurial Success From Jeff Bezos Of Amazon.com

Great Ideas And Tips For Entrepreneurial Success From Jeff Bezos Of Amazon.com

Blog, Business Success, Entrepreneur
For ten years the world has been watching with awe and admiration the phenomenal success of Jeff Bezos the Founder and CEO of Amazon.com.  The goal of each and every entrepreneur be they home-based business or not, is to achieve success and rise to the top.  Success does not come easily. It requires hard work, commitment, and dedication to reach the top as an entrepreneur. Attaining your goal is often easier if you can follow the path already trodden by brilliant entrepreneurs. Pick up some great ideas and tips that rocketed them to fame and fortune and try to implement them.  In this respect, the phenomenal success of Jeff Bezos, dubbed by Time Magazine as the " King of Cybercommerce" comes to mind. His spirit of adventure, imagination, innovation, and…
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Tips for Mom Entrepreneurs:  How to Stay Connected to Your Network

Tips for Mom Entrepreneurs: How to Stay Connected to Your Network

Blog, Entrepreneur, Networking
As a working mom, you may already feel overwhelmed, juggling dual responsibilities of work and family. When it comes to networking – yet another task – you may feel that “the time I’ve spent at networking has never really paid off.” Here are tips for Mom Entrepreneurs on how to stay connected to your network. Creating a personal and professional network is essential for your work + life success. That’s why working moms need to approach networking with a different paradigm, explained below as a 3-Part Process. 1. Relationship Building  Networking isn’t just about collecting business cards from people you think may help you. It’s about planting seeds and nurturing long-term relationships that mature over time. As a mom, you may understand this process well because it calls upon the…
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Home Business Tips for the Budding Entrepreneur

Home Business Tips for the Budding Entrepreneur

Blog, Entrepreneur
Many people who want to start a home business look for home business tips that can make their lives much easier by learning from others.  Many small business owners will happily share their business tips with you in order to get your business off the ground.  Most of the time home business tips are practical, but depending on what type of business you are going into will determine what kind of tips are useful. Tip 1: Learn as much about your business as possible Many times common sense and plain old practical information is the key.  The most common home business tip is to learn as much about your business as possible, particularly from others who are successful now.   Knowledge truly is power.  You need to understand your market,…
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How To Build An E-biz On A Budget: 4 Start-up Tips For The Ecommerce Entrepreneur

How To Build An E-biz On A Budget: 4 Start-up Tips For The Ecommerce Entrepreneur

Blog, E-Commerce, Entrepreneur
Many eCommerce entrepreneurs start their businesses from a position of necessity. They need a steady income, but they lack start-up funds and have little-to-no retail experience or technical expertise. However, according to Shawna Fennell, president of 1 Choice 4 Your Store, those things aren’t mandatory for eCommerce entrepreneurs to succeed. Tells Fennell, “When I started my first E-Biz, I was a newly-single mom. I had nothing but my babies and the clothes we left the house with. Several years later, I’ve got seven or eight very profitable retail sites and an E-Biz consulting practice. If I can do it, anybody can do it.”   Easy Entry   If you’re considering coming online, but know nothing about eCommerce and can’t afford to lose any money, Fennell shares 4 tips to help…
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Tips For Becoming A Successful Entrepreneur

Tips For Becoming A Successful Entrepreneur

Blog, Business Success, Entrepreneur
Becoming a successful entrepreneur is something that a lot of people dream about. After all, these are the people who you hear about in the news making tons of money and living the good life. Of course, not all entrepreneurs are rich, but it can be quite fun to live this kind of life. But before you decide that being an entrepreneur is right for you, there are some things that you will need to take a closer look at. Remember, if being a successful entrepreneur was a piece of cake everybody would be doing it. This is not to say that you have no chance of entrepreneurial success, but you cannot simply jump into this and expect to start raking in loads of cash. Here are three tips for…
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Business Success Tips For Young Entrepreneurs

Business Success Tips For Young Entrepreneurs

Blog, Business Success, Entrepreneur
A company that is founded on the energy and enthusiasm of young entrepreneurs can give larger, more established businesses a run for their money. Young people have a lot of creative ideas for making money and plenty of free time to explore the many possibilities of making it work. For most young entrepreneurs, the biggest motivating factor for starting their own company is the flexibility of schedule that it offers, which means they can study and work on their own terms. What’s more, the fewer financial responsibilities that are present at this time mean there is more money to put into the business. You have the ideas but don’t know how to implement them? Here are a few tips to help you on your entrepreneurial journey. Believe in yourself You…
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