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Beeline for Business … Are you sitting down?

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Have you seen the statement, “Sitting is the new smoking.” The human body was built to move. This link featuring videos created by the Mayo Clinic demonstrates stretches that can be done at your desk for the neck, forearm, upper body, sitting and standing. Take a periodic fitness break to stretch your muscles, boost your […]

Beeline for Business … Is Follow Up Your Down Fall?

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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

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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?

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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?

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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

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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 […]