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Military Spouse Business Owner Celebrates Military Spouse Startups

Military Spouse Appreciation Day (May 12, 2017) is a day to honor military spouses and recognizes the important role our military families play in keeping our Armed Forces strong and our country safe. Military spouse entrepreneur, Melissa St. Clair, Owner of Paper Chaser is pleased to offer a special promotion for Military Spouse Appreciation Day during May […]

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A Portable Career That Works With a Military Lifestyle

Wanting more freedom and flexibility to match my busy lifestyle as a military spouse, I longed for an opportunity to earn a steady income while utilizing my years of executive office experience. Upon learning about the option of a portable career as a Virtual Assistant (VA), I resigned from my day job, donned an entrepreneurial […]

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As Good as Gold!

2016 marked a 10 year anniversary for my business and personally, I celebrate a milestone birthday. It’s been a golden year! These two benchmarks spurred me to reflect on my “why?” Why did I start my own business? I started my small business because I was seeking a more flexible and portable career where I could […]

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November is Military Family Appreciation Month

November is Military Family Appreciation Month Sharing (a short list) of Paper Chaser’s favorite resources armed with services/opportunities to assist Military Families and Military Small Business Start-Up! Joining Forces works hand in hand with the public and private sectors to ensure that service members, veterans, and their families have the tools they need to succeed throughout […]

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Beeline for Business…P.O. Boxes

Using a P.O. Box address as a small business owner is a controversial topic. As a military spouse entrepreneur who experiences frequent moves, I prefer to utilize a P.O. Box address versus my home/office address for user ease and separation of “Church and State.” The debate is ongoing about using the P.O. Box address versus your residence. […]

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Beeline for Business…The Power of a Facebook Page

Facebook answers the question: What is a Facebook Page? Pages are for businesses, brands and organizations to share their stories and connect with people. They offer unique tools for businesses, brands and organizations. Like profiles, you can customize Pages by publishing stories, hosting events, adding apps and more. People who like your Page and their […]

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How is a Virtual Assistant (VA) Like a Life Preserver?

Feel like you’re drowning at your desk? Dive into the parts of your business you LOVE and that make you MONEY! SWIM laps around your competition by delegating administrative tasks. Add a Virtual Assistant to your team to help you make a splash, keep your customer communications and correspondence a-float! Give a VA a task […]

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ICE, ICE Baby!

“911, what’s your emergency?”- E911 Operator “I’m a small business owner and I don’t have any back-up…” As a small business owner do you have a plan ICE – In Case of Emergency? I currently operate my Virtual Assistant (VA) business as a solo entrepreneur. I provide direct services to my clients. At face value, […]

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