Beeline for Business … Is Follow Up Your Down Fall?

Categories
Posted in:  Small BusinessUncategorized

48% of sales people never follow up with a prospect! Don’t have enough time to follow with prospects after that networking event? Perhaps you’re a Chamber member or active in another professional organization and you’re failing to extend a warm welcome to new business owners to the neighborhood? A Virtual Assistant (VA) can help you […]

Beeline for Business … February – National Time Management Month

Categories
Posted in:  Business TipsSmall Business

Time is money. –Benjamin Franklin Four tactics for staying on track: – Prioritize your to-do list – start each day with revenue generating activities – Optimize your talents – focus on sales, service and networking – Outsource – delegate routine or specialized tasks (i.e. graphic design) – Leverage – evaluate your strengths – establish strategic […]

Beeline for Business … What were you doing when you were 12 years old?

Categories
Posted in:  Business TipsSmall BusinessYoung Entrepreneur

I recently had the pleasure of meeting a young entrepreneur, who provides Sitting Services for children and pets. Lydie, whose favorite subject is History, wants to be a translator, a dance choreographer, or any profession that deals with animals. Her hobbies include dancing, singing, reading, and training her own dog tricks like jumping through a […]

Beeline for Business … New Year, new newsletter?

Categories
Posted in:  Business TipsSmall Business

Creating a buzz for your business this year with a newsletter? The average attention span is reportedly 8 seconds.  Quick tips for keeping your newsletter short and sweet: Catchy title – use a call to action with winning words for your customer Concise content – stick to the story, keep text readable and relevant Graphics […]

Beeline for Business … Reason #1…Flexibility

Categories
Posted in:  Small BusinessVirtual Assistant

Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens. -Epicetus A prime example of why I relish being self-employed is the flexibility. With a portable career as a virtual assistant I can pack up the office and go and work from most anywhere. Having my laptop with […]

Beeline for Business… Small Business Saturday, National Military Spouse Network Style

Categories
Posted in:  Military spouseNewsSmall Business

The National Military Spouse Network (NMSN) is working to put Milspouse Entrepreneurs at the doorstep of nationwide consumers on Small Business Saturday, November 30, 2013 by publishing: Milspouse Style – A Collective Shopping Guide of Military Spouse Owned Businesses. NMSN Founder, Sue Hoppin recently posted a CNBC recap of all the Black Friday, Small Business […]

Beeline for Business… The Business Review

Categories
Posted in:  Business TipsNewsSmall Business

The Business Review is a quarterly publication produced by Kerry Heaps, Founder and President of Kerry’s Network Inc. The Business Review is a resource for business owners featuring articles written by business owners. The October-December 2013 issue of The Business Review features articles by Amy Schofield of Schofield Strategies; Josh Hinds and yours truly. Enjoy!

Beeline for Business… (Paper) Mail Management

Categories
Posted in:  Business TipsSmall Business

As a small business owner have you been busy running your business, know the year-end is fast approaching and you’ve waited ’til now to organize your office? Focus on tackling one area at a time. RealSimple provides this helpful Mail-Organizing Checklist with tactics for managing paper mail.