The start of the year is always a slightly pressured time what with all this talk of goals and resolutions. Owning a small business means you already wear many hats and this extra pressure can seem a little too much to handle sometimes. It's not always easy to keep your mindset in the right place… Continue reading Small Business Mindset Help
As I write this, the UK has been plunged into another Lockdown and there are parents up and down the country pulling their hair out. Homeschooling is back on and lots of small business owners are finding that the juggle is real! Obviously these events affect all businesses big or small but it's the parental… Continue reading Five Productivity Tips to Help You in 2021
When you have built up your small business and put in all the hours, ideas and strategies - it can be hard to think about giving it over to someone else. It's easy to try and do everything yourself, thinking you are saving money and getting it done. Sometimes though you may be spending a… Continue reading Five Signs You Might Now Need a Virtual Assistant
We've all been there, you start your small business and you do lots of learning along the way. You find things that are useful to your business and lots more 'stuff' that cloggs up your brain and inbox. I wanted to write this to help you get away from shiny object syndrome as a small… Continue reading Shiny Object Syndrome as a Small Businesses
There was a time not so long ago that it was only really the number of followers you had on social media that concerned people. Certainly reaching the elusive 10k on Instagram was a mark of success but that is great as a vanity metric but not a lot else. So what should you be… Continue reading Social Media Stats…What Should You Be Checking?
It can sometimes feel overwhelming to think of all of the content for all of the platforms all of the time! It's the one thing that my clients seem to struggle with the most.
In this online world and especially at the moment as we are all dealing with a pandemic there isn't a better time to get seen. It's not easy to be seen with all the online noise going on but as I'm always saying...a business blog is a must. Lots of people are mystified by what… Continue reading Five Reasons Your Small Business Should Blog
So it's very difficult times everywhere in the world at the moment, there are lots of things that are up in the air! Small businesses have suddenly been hit by lots of restrictions and probably a loss of income as this awful virus ravages the world. I wanted to put together some quick ways you… Continue reading 5 Free Ways To Take Your Small Business Online
If you read or watch any news at the moment it can feel a bit daunting. It's especially worrying if you have a small business and not know how you'd cope if you got ill. But there are some easy ways to put your mind at rest and make sure you've got a plan in… Continue reading Easy Ways to Protect Your Micro Business
If we haven't met already then this is me...I'm Karen and I've been a virtual assistant for over two years now. Before that I worked in corporate business environments as a senior level PA. I've also worked in very small businesses too where I've been one of only two employees so I know all types… Continue reading How to Work with a Virtual Assistant