Client Testimonial: SJK Consulting Pty Ltd

In November 2008, we had recently returned to Sydney from living in Croatia for 2.5yrs and my initial priority was settling into our new home before returning to my virtual assistance business. Since starting several months earlier, I had been continuously busy with branching out my inlaw’s family business as well as a few virtual […]

 

10 Social Media Do’s and Don’ts

I was asked to be a part of a “Social Media Mastermind” Virtual Blogging Event and here is my post so I hope you enjoy. If you’d like to receive more valuable information on social media, be sure to check out all the posts in this blogathon throughout January! 🙂 Are you one of those […]

 

Merry Twitmas and a Google New Year! ;)

Well it’s that time of the year again, hard to believe I know! It’s been such a whirlwind for me (in a good way) and I just wanted to send a big warm THANK YOU to all the wonderful peeps I’ve met, both virtual and IRL. At the beginning of 2009 my only hope was […]

 

Tap Into Your Business’s Potential With Social Media

Finally your products and services are all sorted, website and branding is looking great and you’re ready to plug your business and take on the world! Think about it. How can you stand out from the crowd setting yourself apart from your competitors? What really makes you so different from all the rest? The answer […]

 

What Does It Take To Be An Overnight Success?

Recently I came across this great vlog series by Chris Brogan called “Overnight Success” which got me to thinking about where I’ve been, where I am now and where I want to be! 🙂 For those few of you who possibly haven’t heard of Chris, he is a prolific blogger, speaker and entrepreneur who is […]

 

When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough

I’ve always loved reading and writing, so when I discovered blogging I thought it was an obvious perfect fit for me. I started my first blog when I was overseas and there was no shortage of inspiration as I was literally living in another world, so my writing style was long & winding posts filled […]

 

Entrepreneurs Rule!

“The entrepreneur in us sees opportunities everywhere we look, but many people see only problems everywhere they look. The entrepreneur in us is more concerned with discriminating between opportunities than he or she is with failing to see the opportunities.” Michael E. Gerber I really love working with entrepreneurs! They are just so enthusiastic, creative, […]

 

Use Twitter For Business? Are You Serious?!

Whether you choose to believe it or not, Twitter boasts an astronomical growth of over 1,444% in the past year, beating blogs and even Facebook, with an estimated 45.5million unique visitors. These statistics are quite impressive for something that is generally still looked upon as just a geeky “fad“! Sure, there’s been a lot of […]

 

How To Be Anti-Social In Social Media

Like many, I am SO loving social media right now. In fact, I’ve even created a new term, calling myself a Socialmediarite! 😉 With 20 years marketing and sales support, I’ve always loved the creativity of the industry however I never cared for the manipulation, with marketers and advertisers dictating the when & why of […]

 

Running Your Own Show

Lately I have noticed, most likely due to the current economic climate, there has been a noticeable increase in people wanting to know how to become a Virtual Assistant (VA). On a daily basis I’m reading comments online such as “I need more money/can’t find a job/want to work from home, so I’m thinking of […]