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5 Ways to Manage Your Calendar Effectively

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5 Ways to Manage Your Calendar Effectively

Calendar management is not always about filling in appointments or keeping track of overlaps, as most of us presume. Calendar management is a lot more complex, owing to the flood of information a...
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How to Delegate and Communicate with a Virtual Team

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How to Delegate and Communicate with a Virtual Team

Delegation requires skillfulness and when it comes to a virtual team, it can be a trifle challenging. As we see the trend of virtual workforce evolving even more, leaders need to be the entire...
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Tips on How to Manage a Remote Team Effectively

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Tips on How to Manage a Remote Team Effectively

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads throughout the United States and the world, business leaders must look out, first and foremost, for the health of their employees, clients, potential clients,...
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Working with a Remote Team in Times of a Health Crisis

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Working with a Remote Team in Times of a Health Crisis

Small businesses are starting to struggle as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads throughout the United States and the world. We’re starting to see businesses witness a decrease in cashflow and...
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7 Ways to Improve Your Online Research

e-Commerce

7 Ways to Improve Your Online Research

When we are assigned a research project, the underlying goal generally is to authenticate a theory with proven evidence or to contribute to growing knowledge in the field of research and study....
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Virtual Assitant - Mar 2, 2020

Ways Your Business Can Handle Customer Service Better

When we ponder upon strategies to improve our business relationship with customers, we tend to overlook the most obvious and important factor of all: improving our customer service. No matter how great a product our business...
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5 min read
Virtual Assitant - Feb 20, 2020

How Outsourcing Business Services Can Give You an Edge

Experienced teams are all the more in demand now with the constant uprising in competition to satisfy customer needs efficiently. Modern demands require a modern approach to modifying the code and developing the software. With...
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4 min read
Virtual Assitant - Feb 18, 2020

Nearshoring Over Offshoring

The terms offshoring and outsourcing are generally used interchangeably. As business owners, it is helpful to be able to differentiate between the two.
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Virtual Assistance - Feb 10, 2020

Data Entry and Its Importance

Most of us, if not all, are aware of the intricacies of data entry in today’s business world. To explain it simply, data entry is merely an action of feeding information or data into a computer system using devices such as...
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4 min read
Productivity - Feb 3, 2020

Artificial Intelligence to Increase Business Productivity

Business productivity is an ever-evolving topic and a constant challenge in the corporate world. So what steps are business owners taking to improve productivity of their businesses? While we can see professionals employing...
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5 min read
e-Commerce - Jan 27, 2020

The Importance of Customer Service

Today’s customers look for instant gratification; they want quick and smooth customer service. The demands of modern-day customers have made customer retention a big challenge for businesses. You cannot establish your brand in...
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3 min read
Virtual Assistance - Jan 21, 2020

Benefits Analysis for Virtual Assistant Services

We all do a benefits analysis for any purchases we make — especially purchases involving our business. Often we tend to be a little skeptical of services which promise to free up our time and save us money, but the old saying...
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4 min read
Productivity - Jan 21, 2020

How a Full-Time Support Team of Virtual Assistants Is Better Than One Assistant

As a business owner, when you decide to hire virtual professionals to augment your business growth, a few options are available for you in this regard. You can hire a virtual assistant company and get a single virtual...
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4 min read
Productivity - Jan 13, 2020

4 Reasons Why a Remote Workforce Increases Productivity and Saves Money

Telecommuting or working remotely has been a popular trend globally since the last few years now. This trend seems to show no signs of slowing down which is not surprising. With the technology advancing by leaps and bounds...
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8 min read
e-Commerce - Jan 7, 2020

7 Small and Medium Business Trends for 2020

2020 is already here. If you have always been laidback in catching up with business trends, now is when you can up your game. The only way to stay in the business game these days is to stay ahead of it. If you want to reap...
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4 min read
e-Commerce - Jan 2, 2020

Email/ Inbox Management by Your Virtual Assistant

Email management is perhaps one of the most time-consuming tasks for business owners. Every business owner or entrepreneur can admit to needing at least a basic level of support and help where their inbox or email management...
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4 min read
Productivity - Dec 16, 2019

How to Get the Most Out of Your Virtual Assistant Services

Virtual assistants are not just there to take care of your daily mundane administrative, clerical, and such tasks. They can do much more than scheduling meetings and making phone calls. Your business can benefit if you know...
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4 min read
Technology - Dec 9, 2019

5 Proven Ways on How a Bilingual Virtual Assistant Can Give You an Edge on Your Business

A bilingual virtual assistant is someone who speaks two different languages fluently and can help you with tasks such as content writing, SEO, translations, transcriptions, customer support and marketing activities in both...
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4 min read
Technology - Dec 6, 2019

How to Communicate Effectively with your Virtual Assistant

The backbone of every successful business is the effectiveness of communication between its team members.  Any breakdown or shortcomings in the process of communication and productivity dips, efficiency decreases, and the...
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Productivity - Dec 4, 2019

10+ Tasks to Delegate to a Virtual Assistant

There is most certainly the necessity to bring a virtual assistant on board to build a business successfully. Whether you are an infant in the world of business or a seasoned owner with years of successful business under your...
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7 min read
Virtual Assistance - Nov 27, 2019

Types of BPO Services you can Delegate to a Virtual Assistant

I think it's safe to say you've seen some version of a quote that reads: "You have the same amount of hours in a day as [insert idol you admire]." 
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4 min read
Virtual Assistance - Nov 25, 2019

What to Look for When Hiring a Virtual Assistant Company

One of the most important steps to take as an entrepreneur is to hire a virtual assistant company. You continue to waste precious time and energy unless you bring someone on your team and outsource your tasks to them. To look...
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7 min read
Productivity - Nov 21, 2019

8 ways a Virtual Assistant can help you start your business with great web design

So, you’re thinking about starting your website, or maybe you’ve had it for a while but you feel like it needs some optimizing.
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4 min read
Remote Virtual Assistant - Nov 12, 2019

How Virtual Assistants Are Driving Business Value

 
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Virtual Assitant - Nov 6, 2019

When Should You Hire a Virtual Assistant

Many entrepreneurs and small business owners wonder when it is the right time to hire a virtual assistant. The answer to that is really simple, you hire one when you need one. You should hire a virtual assistant when you are...
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Virtual Assitant - Oct 22, 2019

How Can a Virtual Assistant Help Me?

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Social Media - Oct 19, 2019

7 Skills you Should Look Upon Hiring a Social Media Manager

Finding a social media manager for your startup is no easy mission today.
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8 min read
Technology - Oct 15, 2019

12 Amazing Communication Tools to Help you Manage your Remote Team

We all know how time is a scarce resource. Communications are intensely multi-channeled nowadays. And they omnichannel even more as time goes by. 
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Virtual Assistance - Oct 15, 2019

Virtual Assistants vs Administrative Assistants

Administrative assistants have been around since forever. They perform a variety of organizational tasks, which you can also refer to as clerical jobs. Appointment scheduling, taking calls on behalf of the executives, file...
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4 min read
Virtual Assistance - Sep 16, 2019

5 Top Companies Using Effective BPO Services

Some weeks ago, in a previous post, we talked about BPO and the outsourcing industry from scratch.
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3 min read
Virtual Assistance - Sep 11, 2019

The Advantages of a Social Media Virtual Assistant

The days of hotlines, call centers, and business hours are pretty much over. In today's modern society, customers often want a direct connection with businesses and social media is one of the main ways to make the connection....
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4 min read
remote workers - Sep 10, 2019

Stay in the loop for Virtual Assistant Services Rates for This 2019

You’ve finally decided to delegate and go for a virtual assistant because you realized work is taking a toll on you.
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3 min read

Uassist.ME Is Grateful for Our Clients—and Their Feedback

With the advent of new technologies, remote jobs are becoming increasingly popular. One particularly innovative and in-demand remote position is the virtual assistant.
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Virtual Assistant - Aug 13, 2019

How a Virtual Assistant Makes the Holiday Season Better

When you have a business, the holiday season can be a make-or-break time for your sales and your stress levels. Here are a few ways a virtual assistant helps you enjoy a better holiday period.
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5 min read
Virtual Assistance - Aug 12, 2019

6 Awesome Web Design Tools for 2019

The web designing realm has become huge. And thus, website design gets more and more sophisticated, and users more demanding. With more than a billion websites all over the internet, it´s really hard to keep up with the latest...
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4 min read
Virtual Assistance - Aug 5, 2019

10 Ways in Which Social Media can Benefit your Business

It’s difficult to cover all the benefits that you can reap with clever use of social media platforms in one article. However, today, we’re going to explore some of the basic advantages that using social media channels offers...
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5 min read
Virtual Assistance - Jul 26, 2019

5 Reasons Why you Need to Invest Time in your VA Upon Hiring

If you recently hired virtual assistance services for your business, you may be eager to get started and provide your virtual assistant with the first tasks so you can finally organize your valuable time differently. 
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Remote Team - Jul 12, 2019

Managing Remote Teams 101: 10 Things You Can Simplify if You Just Hired a Remote Team

Managing remote teams doesn’t have to be stressful, or difficult. Not at all. On the contrary, remote employees will be there to help you solve all those tasks you need to delegate. 
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Invest In Your Virtual Assistant for Optimum Productivity

On-site and virtual assistants (VAs) have many things in common, including their inability to instantly know the tasks you expect them to perform for your business. You need to put in some effort to see optimum VA...
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4 min read
Small Business - Jul 5, 2019

5 Ways to Make a Small Business Grow: How Can a Remote Team Help You?

A remote team of skilled people is a perfect fit for a startup these days. No matter the industry or niche. Why? It’s cost-effective and at the same time, the quality of work is really good considering the costs, if you happen...
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6 min read
virtual assitant services - Jun 28, 2019

5 Free Video and Sound Editing Software to Make your Life Easier

Most of the websites we’re visiting nowadays include videos with sound and music to guide us through certain software or to provide us with useful information. It's just simpler for users to watch and listen to instructions...
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5 min read
Remote Team - Jun 24, 2019

Top 5 apps to Help Relieve Stress and Get you a Balanced Life

When you spend more than 45 weekly hours sitting in your office working and not eating well (or snacking whenever you have time), you may sometimes feel unhealthy. Like those many hours without physical activity and fast food...
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4 min read
Remote Team - Jun 14, 2019

3 Ways BPO can Highly Increase your Productivity

If you haven't heard anything about Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) before (or paid attention to the hot business trend), this is definitely your chance to be in the loop.
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3 min read
virtual assitant services - Jun 13, 2019

How to Maximize the Role of Your Virtual Assistant

You've decided to hire a virtual assistant (VA), but you aren't sure how to make the most of the VA's time and skills. Here are some tips to help you maximize your VA's role in your day-to-day operations.
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4 min read
Virtual Assistance - Jun 7, 2019

The Creative Impact of Web Design in 2019

By December of 2018, there were around 1.94 billion websites.
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Virtual Assistance - May 29, 2019

5 Different Online Project Management Tools

As your shiny small business starts to bloom, you may need to hire more and more people to help you out with the different tasks you have. Because the more you grow, the more responsibilities you have.
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7 min read
Virtual Assistance - May 22, 2019

5 Things You Didn't Know Virtual Assistants Could Do

Dear curious blog reader,
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Social Media - May 15, 2019

What Social Media Channels to use as a Start-Up: 5 Hot Ideas

You´ve just had a burning business idea. Maybe it´s a side hustle to help stressed people save their precious time. Or you finally decided to expand your current reach and move a couple of your services to a 100% full-time...
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3 min read
HIPPA Compliance - May 9, 2019

4 Reasons to Hire HIPAA-Compliant Staff

Whether you're defining prerequisites and roles for on-site staff or virtual staff, insist that your workers have training to handle protected health information (PHI). Some types of PHI are federally protected from disclosure...
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7 min read
business growth - May 8, 2019

7 Things you Should Consider upon Hiring a Remote Team

It goes without saying that the amount of information stored and handled online is soaring every day. The same applies to the number of people working remotely as technology advances in ways we can even find difficult to keep...
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7 min read
business growth - Apr 26, 2019

4 Tips to Grow your Business in a Short Time

So you want what all people want in the complex selling arena. To significantly grow your business in 2019. That´s not a big secret after all. But, what about your business plan?
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virtual assitant services - Apr 22, 2019

5 Ways to Save a Minute Every Day

Lately, we can´t help but asking ourselves the same question over and over again. How can I save time? Is there any way to do this faster without dropping quality?
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virtual assitant services - Apr 15, 2019

10 Tips for Improving your Personal Productivity

For time-strapped busy professionals, the workload can seem like it will never end; as you complete one task, two more pop up in its place.
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8 min read
Social Media - Apr 10, 2019

8 Tools to Simplify Your Social Media Marketing

Social Media marketing is getting super challenging these days.
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Productivity - Apr 9, 2019

Want to Increase Your Productivity? Allow Yourself to Embrace Delegation

Whether you run one small office or ten expansive facilities, you probably constantly have productivity on your mind. You never have enough time to manage things in the most efficient ways, or so you think. You may simply need...
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7 min read
Virtual Assitant - Apr 8, 2019

10 Administrative Tasks you can Delegate to your Virtual Assistant

What's your top priority as a business owner? Is it to earn more revenue? Expand your business into new markets?
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Social Media - Apr 1, 2019

6 Things to Keep in Mind when Delegating Tasks to your Virtual Assistant

 
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Social Media - Mar 29, 2019

5 Social Media Design Tips for 2019

In the ever-changing industry of social media, visual elements and all kind of designs are certainly major tools. Grabbing a viewer’s attention to your business in the middle of a crowded feed may be one of the most difficult...
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HIPPA Compliance - Mar 19, 2019

What is HIPAA Compliance? 3 Reasons Why it Matters to You

Virtual assistance is nothing but serious business to us.
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3 min read
Virtual Assistance - Mar 18, 2019

The Business Benefits of a Bilingual Staff

When you hire administrative staff who speak both Spanish and English, the action benefits your business in significant ways. Here are some of the positive results of providing bilingual employees to your clients, vendors, and...
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9 min read
Social Media - Mar 12, 2019

How to Use the Hottest Social Media Apps to Boost Brand Engagement

You already discovered how vital is to market yourself these days, right? There´s so much competition online that it´s difficult to make your next move. But, before saying anything else, I have some basic questions for you....
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8 min read
Virtual Assistant - Feb 22, 2019

Using Virtual Assistant Services for Your Real Estate Business

The everyday life of a real estate agent or broker is nothing but hectic. Between managing properties, relationships with clients, connections with other agents or sellers, paperwork, appointment scheduling, and your own huge...
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8 min read
Remote Team - Feb 15, 2019

5 Award Winning Companies that Hire Remote Workers

Working remotely is not a new trend at all. However, it´s getting increasingly popular as time goes by, especially among the youngest generations, who seek more freedom and pleasure in their everyday lives. It's no great...
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3 min read
e-Commerce - Feb 12, 2019

4 Online Commerce Areas to Master for a Competitive Small Business

Small business ownership is a challenging yet hugely rewarding endeavor. A small business is also highly competitive and risky, with one in five small businesses folding after only a year and only 50% still trading after five...
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7 min read
Virtual Assistant - Feb 8, 2019

Where to Look to Find a Great Virtual Assistant?

It’s time to look for a virtual assistant. But where do you go to look for one? If you’re like most business owners, you’re looking to free up your time and focus on more productive activities.
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2 min read

Uassist.ME is a Leading Voice Services & HR Services Agency on Clutch

At Uassist.ME, we provide talented and professional virtual assistants to help businesses manage day-to-day tasks that can be otherwise burdensome on executives and higher-level employees. We understand that busy working...
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8 min read
Remote Team - Feb 1, 2019

8 Different Communication Tools for Remote Businesses

If you have a business that’s mostly handled over the Internet (selling services or products), then you know how important communication is for leading a successful company.
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7 min read
Web Design - Jan 30, 2019

7 Responsibilities You Can Delegate to Your Web Designer

Web designers help make the internet a more enticing place to dwell. Hence why billions of people are using the web daily.
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8 min read
Social Media - Jan 28, 2019

Great Ideas for Social Media From 8 Social Media Experts

Social media is great for building your brand visibility, especially since it boasts a whopping 3.2 billion global users. So what better way to get the word out about your business and its products or services?
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8 min read
Remote Team - Jan 25, 2019

10 Things a Remote Virtual Assistant Can Help you With

Your employees work hard for your company. Yet, giving them great benefits packages, paid holidays, vacation time, and bonuses don’t seem to be enough.
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qualities of a virtual assistant - Jan 24, 2019

What Qualities Should You Seek When Hiring a Virtual Assistant

Hiring a virtual assistant has now become a solution not only to overcome a financial crisis. But to offer relief to overwhelmed business people, entrepreneurs, and others needing more hours in a day –  without leaving duties...
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Virtual Assistant - Jan 22, 2019

20 Duties and Responsibilities You can Assign to your Virtual Assistant

What’s one of the hardest things about being an entrepreneur? For most people, the answer is managing your time efficiently.
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3 min read

4 Ways a Virtual Assistant Can Help You Grow Your Small Business

Entrepreneurship is intrinsically woven into the cultural fabric of America. The country grew strong and wealthy on the backs of individuals who ran small businesses and created a thriving and diverse economy through hard work...
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Virtual Assistance - Jan 7, 2019

Are Virtual Assistants The Next Big Thing?

When you think of how businesses are run today, you likely picture people in suits, walking through downtown, heading to a business meeting somewhere.
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Virtual Assistance - Dec 14, 2018

The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Virtual Assistant

You have a business to run – yet, you only have but so many hours in a day to operate. There’s so much to do in a given day, especially when you’re a business owner who wears many hats.
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12 min read
Virtual Assistance - Dec 13, 2018

13 Qualities to look for in a Virtual Assistant

Virtual assistants can be an extremely valuable asset to your team. They can make you happier, more productive, and decrease your stress levels. But you can only reap these benefits if the virtual assistant you hire is...
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Virtual Assistance - Dec 5, 2018

9 Productivity Hacks too Easy To Be True

Wouldn’t it be great if each workday was filled with hours and hours of productivity? In reality, most days are filled with nothing but distractions.
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Virtual Assistance - Nov 30, 2018

How to Set KPIs for Your Virtual Assistant

Key Performance Indicators or KPI’s are often used to assess how organizations are progressing towards meeting key goals. You can use KPI’s for your business as well as your employees.  If you aren’t making the progress you...
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Virtual Assistance - Nov 28, 2018

5 Valuable Tasks You Can Delegate to Your Virtual Assistant

Every leader, no matter the size of the organization, loves the idea of having an assistant. You cherish having the time to be able to focus on the essential facets of the business. Once you have a virtual assistant, though,...
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9 min read
Virtual Assistance - Nov 26, 2018

Why go Remote? The Benefits of Remote Teams

Going remote seems to be the trending theme for businesses over the past decade. Since 2012, the number of remote workers has increased exponentially. Roughly 43% of employed Americans today say they work remotely at least...
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Virtual Assistance - Nov 21, 2018

Things to Avoid When Hiring a Virtual Assistant

As with most things, there is a right and a wrong way to approach the hiring process when it comes to a virtual assistant (VA), so what steps should you avoid and which ones are important? Having a virtual assistant may feel a...
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Virtual Assistance - Nov 20, 2018

Want to Earn Back 2-4 Hours of Your Day? Hire a Virtual Assistant!

Where do you spend the bulk of your day? Is it responding to e-mails, following up with clients, or curating your social media? Tasks like these have little to do with your work, but they take up bits and pieces of your day....
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Virtual Assistance - Nov 19, 2018

Why you should hire a Virtual Assistant this Black Friday

As an Entrepreneur, you are a Risk-taker. We understand your desire to change the world around you. You want to be on top of every effort in your business and manage every task that’s put in your way. You are a superhero that...
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e-Commerce - Jun 1, 2018

Organize your agenda

When you have a lot of things to do it’s really common to take some notes so you don’t forget any details and that’s one of the reasons why having an agenda is so useful. Writing everything you have to do in your agenda will...
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e-Commerce - May 11, 2018

Delegating tasks

Even doing your best effort, it is almost impossible to keep in control all the activities you have in your Company with no extra help. Doing everything could be understood when there is not enough personnel at the company, in...
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Productivity - Apr 24, 2018

How to Increase Labor Productivity

You have probably heard about the term labor productivity, this concept has gained a lot of importance in the current days, not because of its literal meaning but because of the effects it has in the working space.
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Virtual Assistance - Apr 20, 2018

Top 5 tips to make the most out of hiring

It’s very likely that you have heard about Virtual Assistants before and it’s also very likely that you still don’t know what they do or the benefits they can offer to your business. We will take it upon ourselves to explain...
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Top 10 Tasks to Delegate to Your Virtual Assistant

Every person running their own business knows this: you start working on it by yourself, all pumped up with enthusiasm and drive, willing to work as hard as needed to take your venture off the ground. That feeling, however,...
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2 min read

Why the first month with a VA is crucial

One of the main concerns that arise once you’ve finally decided you’re ready to get a VA is how long it will take before your new assistant learns the ropes of your business.  Training someone takes time, time you might not...
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Productivity - Jun 16, 2016

How to know how much you’re saving with a VA

One of the main concerns business owners have when considering hiring a virtual assistant is show much it will cost. While this is indeed a valid concern, perhaps basing your decision on cost alone might not be the best...
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Virtual Assistance - May 24, 2016

Virtual Assistant Myths, Debunked

We’ve all done it - scoured the internet or our friend groups for information prior to a purchase. Word of mouth, as it’s called, is one of the most trusted sources of information because we fully trust our friends’ input. We...
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4 min read
Productivity - May 18, 2016

6 Productivity Hacks To Make Your Life Easier

Imagine a work day where you can check everything off your to do list, accomplish tasks with minimal stress, and be out the door on time with a smile on your face. Sound far fetched? It’s possible with a well-thought-out...
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Virtual Assistance - May 10, 2016

How To Successfully Manage A Virtual Assistant

So you’ve found and hired your perfect virtual assistant. Congratulations! You’re one step closer to doubled productivity and getting more done in your workplace. But now, you have to successfully manage your assistant to make...
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Virtual Assistance - May 4, 2016

How To Enable Project Management With A Virtual Assistant

One of the most common ways to utilize virtual assistant services is to have them act as a project manager. Project managers are essential for keeping projects with multiple parts running smoothly and to ensure nothing slips...
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Virtual Assistance - Apr 14, 2016

How To Delegate Without Negatively Impacting Quality

Virtual delegation is one of the single most important things you can do for your business to increase your productivity. There are a lot of moving parts that you have to take care of when getting your delegation program ready...
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Virtual Assistance - Apr 7, 2016

7 Ways Your Virtual Assistant Increases Your Productivity

What would you do with an extra 5 hours in your work week? Studies show that the average worker spends about 4.3 hours a week organizing and trying to find things. With that time back, chances are you would spend more time on...
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Productivity - Mar 29, 2016

Evaluating Your Options For Task Delegation

Picture this: it’s a Friday afternoon and you’re scrambling to complete the rest of the tasks you should have had done earlier this week. You still need to draft a blog post, set up your social media stream schedule for next...
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Virtual Assistance - Mar 8, 2016

Pro Tip: Using Virtual Assistants for Teams

There’s a common misconception that virtual assistants are solely personal assistants, and while they do work well in one-to-one working relationships, virtual assistants are equally as effective at helping teams reach...
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Productivity - Mar 1, 2016

Top 10 Productivity Tools We Love

In a world full of distractions, it can sometimes be difficult to fully dedicate your attention to the work you’re doing. This behavior ends up creating a longer work cycle and disorganization, which hinders your productivity....
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Virtual Assistance - Feb 23, 2016

10 Clear Signs You’re Ready to Hire a Virtual Assistant

A virtual assistant can be a powerful resource for overworked busy professionals or business owners who need an extra hand to get things done. Unfortunately, we often hear these same people dispute their need for an assistant....
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Virtual Assistance - Feb 16, 2016

8 Virtual Assistant Myths Debunked

If your workload is becoming too difficult to manage, it may be time you bring in some help. Delegating tasks ensures that you can still complete the same amount of work (or more) while maintaining quality and your work-life...
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3 min read
Virtual Assistance - Feb 3, 2016

5 Ways Virtual Assistant Services Make Your Life Easier

We all go through times where our schedules get out of hand, and we have more to get done in a workday than could be completed in a full day. Luckily for some of us, that’s the exception and not the rule, but for the rest of...
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Virtual Assistance - Jan 26, 2016

Making the choice: Virtual personal assistant or in-person assistant?

Hiring a dedicated assistant can have a majorly positive impact in your life. Having someone to delegate work to can increase your productivity, give you time back to focus on what you’re best at, and reestablish your...
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Virtual Assistance - Jan 22, 2016

The 6 Do’s and Don’ts of Delegating Tasks to an Assistant

This post by Uassist.ME co-founder, Alfredo Atanacio, was originally published on Inc.com on 1/22/2016.
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Productivity - Jan 19, 2016

Why Task Delegation Will Make You More Productive (and Happier)

Improving productivity can feel like an impossible mission sometimes. Let’s be real, whether you’re an entrepreneur or busy professional, you’re running a business and that comes with a lot of work. Substantial improvements in...
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3 min read

What types of work should you delegate to a virtual assistant?

So you’ve decided to improve your productivity and delegate tasks to a virtual assistant. Congrats to you! Done right, this can be one of the greatest life hacks you’ve ever pursued.
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Virtual Assistance - Jan 7, 2016

Best Delegation Practices for a Virtual or Remote Team Member

In today’s workplace, 45% of employees work from their homes. With those statistics, chances are you have found yourself working alongside, or even hiring and managing a virtual team member. To some, virtual delegation can...
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e-Commerce - Dec 18, 2014

Interview: Alfredo Atanacio -"I do not regret investing in my country".

In this extensive interview, our Founder and CEO Alfredo Atanacio talks about his journey as an entrepreneur, how he came up with the idea for Uassist.ME and why investing in his own country was the best option for his...
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Virtual Assistance - Dec 4, 2014

Flexibility is Key - Co-Founder Rodolfo Schildknecht Features in EDH El Salvador

Our Co-founder Rodolfo Schildknecht is featured in one of the biggest News Papers in El Salvador.
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FORBES: 5 Tips For More Effective Virtual Delegation

As an entrepreneur you find yourself in the need to delegate some work to be able to focus on the really important aspects of your business and everyday life. It is, of course, key, to find the right person to delegate on, a...
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Virtual Assistance - Dec 4, 2014

Alfredo Atanacio Featured in "Hispano Entrepreneur"

Our founder and CEO Alfredo Atanacio has been featured on "Hispano Entrepreneur" with a peculiar interview that captures the spirit of our business while conecting with the Hispanic public. Alfredo tells us a little bit about...
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Virtual Assistance - Dec 4, 2014

Founder Alfredo Atanacio Featured in "Medio Lleno"

As we all know well, our CEO and Founder Alfredo Atanacio is a entrepreneur with a vision. Since Uassist.ME was first founded in 2006 it has grown exponentially now employing over 100 Salvadorians. With clients all over the...
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Virtual Assistance - Oct 2, 2014

Coworking

As an entrepreneur, you feel so proud of yourself for taking the firsts steps towards becoming a business owner; you have an idea that will sell millions (hopefully), you have the skills, you even have that business plan...
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Virtual Assistance - Sep 16, 2014

Uassist.ME's 5th Anniversary: Alfredo Atanacio on "Pencho y Aida"

To celebrate Uassist.ME’s 5th anniversary, our founder and CEO Alfredo Atanacio was invited to one of the biggest radio shows in El Salvador and Central America “Pencho Y Aida”. During this show he shared some very interesting...
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Virtual Assistance - Sep 16, 2014

Preview - Alfredo Atanacio on CNN Moving Force: Entrepreneurial Drive

CNN special show "Moving Force" features Uassist.ME founder Alfredo Atanacio alongside some of the most successful entrepreneurs in El Salvador. The one hour special focuses on discussing the challenges of succeeding in this...
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Virtual Assistance - Sep 11, 2014

Alfredo Atanacio Featured in American Express Open Forum

OPEN Forum is an advice-sharing platform where entrepreneurs can exchange advice to make smart decisions and succeed.
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Virtual Assistance - Aug 28, 2014

Alfredo Atanacio, Founder Of Uassist.ME, Featured In CNN

Just Last week, in our little piece of Paradise, El Salvador, was recorded, for the very first time, CNN’s series “Fuerza en Movimiento” or “Moving Force”. This series began in February 2014 as a part of CNN’s business section...
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blog - Aug 21, 2014

But, what is a VA and what can He / She do for me?

As a business owner and entrepreneur, you, and you alone, know all the hard work it has taken you to get as far as you have. All the time and resources you have invested in your idea — your baby — so it is understandable that you...
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blog - Aug 14, 2014

Why taking a holiday is better for business By Ian Callum - Design Director at Jaguar

Right now in Italy, the vast majority of workers will be staring directly into the vast expanse of a full month off. No commute, no office, no e-mails, no meetings. For an entire month. Instead, a family holiday by the beach...
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Virtual Assistance - Aug 7, 2014

Alfredo Atanacio featured on the huffingtonpost.com

Alfredo was featured on the huffingtonpost.com commenting on "8 Reasons We Hired a Virtual Assistant".
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Productivity - Aug 1, 2014

The secret sixth sense behind every successful entrepreneur - By Mark Dixon, Chief Executive Officer at Regus

I’m often asked what’s the great secret to being an entrepreneur. I always reply that in fact there isn’t one, and that you just need to rely on your senses:
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Virtual Assistance - Jul 24, 2014

Uassist.ME’s Team Member Highlight: Meet Sofia

Team Member: Sofia Melara Nickname: Sofi Background: I’m currently studying Public Relations and this is my last year. Position in UassistMe: Trainer Official Position (what You actually do): Trainer and Business Analyst What...
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Productivity - Jul 15, 2014

Schedule gone off the rails? We can help

For some of us, it seems impossible to have enough room in our schedules for our job, familly, friends, and hobbies. Spare time is a concept that we have seen only in our deepest and wildest dreams. Well, the problem is really...
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Productivity - Jun 17, 2014

12 Outstanding Personality Traits of a Great Boss

Do you think everyone has what it takes to be a great boss? Take a look at these 12 outstanding personality traits of a great boss, chosen by www.officevibe.com. Do you agree?
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e-Commerce - Jun 10, 2014

Great Ideas for Social Media from Great Companies

Since online platforms/applications have taken over communication, social media must be one of the priorities for all business’ owners. Creating campaigns as a way to engage in smart public relations is not always easy, and it...
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Small Business - May 9, 2014

14 Reasons to Give Your Employees a Raise

Giving or asking for a raise have never been easy decisions to make. Whether you are an employer evaluating if your employee deserves a raise or you are an employee who is considering asking for a better salary, you should...
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Productivity - Mar 14, 2014

Alfredo Atanacio, Uassist.ME founder, featured on huffingtonpost.com

Alfredo was featured providing tips for “14 Unusual Tips for Trimming Your Business's Budget This Year”, and the answers were provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) which is an organization that helps young...
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e-Commerce - Feb 26, 2014

4 Tips To Grow Your Business In a Short Time

We only have two months into this New Year, how are you doing? If you’re not happy with your progress, here are some great ideas for getting your profits moving fast the way you want it.
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Virtual Assistance - Feb 21, 2014

Uassist.ME Founder, Alfredo Atanacio, featured on thenextweb.com

Alfredo Atanacio, Founder of Uassist.ME, was quoted on a post on thenextweb.com on the entrepreneurs section!
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e-Commerce - Feb 19, 2014

5 Social Media Design Tips For 2014 [Infographic]

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e-Commerce - Feb 5, 2014

8 Tools To Simplify Your Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

Are you looking to simplify your social media efforts? Take advantage of these 8 tools to help you with it!
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Productivity - Feb 4, 2014

5 Steps to Have a Better Brand on Social Media

We can say that a successful brand is the one that has attained prime space in your target customer’s mind so that the brand can be recognized (and remembered) as your customers preferred solution to their problems.
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Virtual Assistance - Jan 31, 2014

Uassist.ME founder Alfredo Atanacio featured on grasshoper.com!

Alfredo Atanacio, Founder of Uassist.ME, was featured on a very interesting post by the grasshopper.com team; the subject was “What Mistakes and Flub-Ups Do These 5 Entrepreneurs Regret?” Alfredo shares his experience when his...
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e-Commerce - Jan 28, 2014

8 Tools to Simplify your Social Media Marketing

Many small businesses feel overwhelmed when they begin to implement their social media marketing and sometimes they need to think every step they take very carefully. The social media sometimes focuses on optimizing your...
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e-Commerce - Jan 15, 2014

5 Steps to Have a Better Brand

A good brand is one that has attained prime space in your target customer’s mind so that the brand is remembered as the customer’s preferred solution. There are five overarching ingredients to creating a good brand. Getting these...
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e-Commerce - Jan 10, 2014

5 New Year's Resolutions For Small Business Owners

As every person in this country, a small business also need a New Year's resolution, in this time is more reasonable to say something you actually can't handle and not say any excuse about doing "something" in the rest of this...
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Productivity - Dec 26, 2013

5 Social Media Design Tips for 2014.

In a world that are ever-changing of social media, visual elements and all kind of design are one of the most powerful ways to grab a viewer’s attention in your bussiness. 1. Write Less Copy. When creating visual on social,...
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blog - Dec 13, 2013

Interview with Uassist.ME founder, Alfredo Atanacio.

Recently, Entreprewired.com interviewed Uassist.Me's founder, Alfredo Atanacio.
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Productivity - Nov 12, 2013

5 Myths About Creativity You Need to Stop Believing.

Most people are convinced that creativity is a divinely-inspired, unpredictable and bestowed quality present in only a lucky few: "The creative people." 
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e-Commerce - Oct 31, 2013

7 Tips to Make Your Email Marketing More Mobile-Friendly for Users

Close to 145 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones (a 60.8 percent mobile market penetration) during the three months ending in August, up 3 percent since May, according to the August 2013 comScore report. What does...
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e-Commerce - Oct 23, 2013

7 Ways to Improve Your Email Marketing

Email marketing is an excellent way to engage customers and increase both site traffic and sales. However, not all email messages are equally effective. While there are many things that e-commerce merchants might do to...
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Virtual Assistance - Oct 14, 2013

Uassist.ME’s Team Member Highlight: Meet Evelyn

 
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Productivity - Oct 8, 2013

8 Steps to Keep your Office Environment eco-friendly.

Are you beginning to embrace the eco-friendly vibe in the workplace and at home? 
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Productivity - Oct 1, 2013

7 Things to Do Today to Be a Better Manager

2020 will definitely need better management and (why not) stellar leaders.
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blog - Sep 24, 2013

Uassist.ME’s Team Member Highlight: Meet Jackie

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remote workers - Sep 18, 2013

5 Ways to Build Good Relationships with Remote Co-Workers

You might not know it, but building good relationships with your co-workers is an important part of having a successful career in any niche. 
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e-Commerce - Sep 12, 2013

The 4 Facts you need to know about Mobile Commerce

Costumers are using smartphones and tablets to make purchases and research products and prices before making a purchase, or choosing a product; meaning that mobile may be an important channel for sales and engaging potential...
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Productivity - Sep 5, 2013

5 Steps To Beat The Morning Blues

Do you start your day without any willingness to accomplish something? Well… we are very happy to provide you with 5 steps to beat these morning blues and try to do more - and doing it the best you can - every day.
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Productivity - Jul 25, 2013

5 ways you can save a minute every day

How to save time? sometimes we just need to change some details in our routine to get extra time to finish our tasks.
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Technology - Jul 24, 2013

Energize your week with music!

Do you want to finish a task? Coffee or RedBull are not enough to motivate you? Well, there's something that could pump up your energy at a low price: Music!
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Small Business - Jul 18, 2013

It’s time to delegate!

Sometimes our routine doesn’t let us see that we can have extra time if we delegate some tasks, and these tasks can be done for professionals who have the experience in the areas that you need help, if you delegate those...
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Small Business - Jul 2, 2013

How to Gain Recognition as a Small Business Owner

Nowadays, starting a business is a challenge that many people around the world are willing to take. Several people achieve this, however, very few end up becoming a successful and recognized business owner. No one will embark...
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Technology - May 1, 2013

5 Tools Every Business Owner Should Know

If you have your business, you know how time consuming and busy you might be during the day to track either your employee's productive working time, or even check if that other flight you wanted to book will be arriving on...
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Virtual Assistance - Apr 16, 2013

5 Tips Before Hiring a Remote Worker

It could be really overwhelming to look at the “to-do” list and realize that the day doesn't have enough hours to complete all the tasks in the list. If you feel like that every morning, it's time to hire a helper.
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Social Media - Apr 4, 2013

Features & Benefits Social Media Will Bring to Your Business This Year

If someone paid me for the time I spent surfing on the waves of social networks had be rich. You know what happens, you turn the computer on with the mind set to work on something, you name it, but suddenly, without even...
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Technology - Mar 5, 2013

Relax, take it easy

Have you ever felt overwhelmed with all the projects, tasks, and meetings that you need to complete at work? We have all been there. I testify! Aside of that, time flies! There are so many things to do and no time. You might...
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Social Media - Feb 22, 2013

Why You Should Consider Outsourcing Your Business Community Management

Remember your last birthday? All those posts people wrote on your Facebook wall, all the tweets with good wishes just for you? Nowadays, the new way of saying happy birthday, aside from old school phone calls, is posting good...
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Technology - Feb 14, 2013

5 free editing video and sound editing software to make your life easier

Most of the websites we visit nowadays include videos with sound and music to guide us through certain software or to provide information. It's just easier for people to watch and listen instructions, than read through a...
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Technology - Feb 8, 2013

Quirkiest Apps Ever Made!

People can do almost everything from a mobile phone, including playing with some apps to pass time. According to a 2012 study (The Digital Revolution: A look through the marketer’s lens), 64% of mobile phone time is spent on...
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Technology - Feb 1, 2013

Is your mobile phone cleaner than your toilet?

Believe it or not, your mobile phone does have germs; even more than your toilet sit! We know you don’t want to go viral literally that way, learn in this post how to get your phone clean of nasty bacteria without damaging it.
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Technology - Jan 22, 2013

5 Different Communication Tools for Businesses

If you have a business which is mostly handled over the Internet (selling services or products), you will surely be aware that communication is an essential part of leading your corporation. There are a lot of different tools...
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Technology - Jan 18, 2013

5 Apps That Can Help You Be Fit!

When you spend 45+ hours weekly sitting in your office working and not eating healthy (or eating whenever you have time), you may feel sometimes like that many hours without physical activity and fast food is taking a toll on...
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Technology - Jan 15, 2013

7 apps to enhance your lifestyle

When it comes to using awesome apps to improve lifestyle, let me tell you that today you’ve come to the right blog.
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Technology - Jan 2, 2013

7 Essential Tools For Your Business For Under $30!

There are many programs out there, either free or paid (at a very decent amount of money, we may add), that can help you get your business more organized, can help it grow or simply can help you gain more recognition. Most of...
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Technology - Dec 27, 2012

6 Free and Essential Tools For Business Owners

Nowadays, there are numerous different apps that will make the task of handling your small business way easier. No matter whether you have an e-commerce store, own a specialized physical shop or offer some sort of service in...
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Virtual Assistance - Dec 13, 2012

How Can A Remote Assistant Help You With Your Business?

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Technology - Oct 15, 2012

Every Driver Must-Haves - Apps That Belong on Your Way!

Every driver must haves - Apps that belong on your way!
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Technology - Sep 5, 2012

Social Media After Your Death

What happens with our social media life when we die? It's not something we think of everyday - and it's not something we encourage you to think of. However, have you given any thought as to what will happen with some of your...
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e-Commerce - Aug 7, 2012

7 Things To Do To Be Ready For Holiday Shoppers

Holidays are just around the corner! They are not only the most profitable season in the year (for most businesses), but also the busiest. e-Merchants, in particular, should be ready preparing special discounts, rebates, deals...
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Technology - May 22, 2012

How to Build an App Empire: Can You Create The Next Instagram?

I first met Chad Mureta in Napa Valley in 2011.
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