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Holiday Marketing Themes

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Inspired by the simplicity in the holiday decor at our home, on Sunday, December 2nd I created this year’s Facebook business page cover photo for Paper Chaser.          While out shopping a few days later, I noted Belk’s holiday design had a similar theme.           Upon checking the […]

CRMC Hiring Fair – National Entrepreneurship Month

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Hiring Event 7 November | 1100-1400 | MCAS Beaufort Officers Club This event is FREE and open to all Active Duty, Retirees, Veterans, Family Members, and DoD Civilians. Come with your resume and be ready to network and possibly interview with employers to include Lockheed Martin, Charter Communications, PSA Airlines, MCCS South Carolina, Tallahassee Police […]

Is Your Small Business Coasting Through Summer?

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Whether operating a small business as a sole proprietor, managing a storefront with numerous staff, or corralling your household, creating and utilizing systems, and processes are paramount to maximum efficiency, planning, and productivity. Automation can streamline steps, save time, and trees. Yes, trees! Otherwise I would have Post-it(R) notes everywhere. Office automation refers to the varied […]

Gratitude

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After many suggestions over the years by colleagues and coaches, I recently started a Gratitude journal. I found a lovely little lined journal with a bee on the front from Crane & Co.! When I jot down what I am grateful for, adding to the run-on list, I feel my shoulders relax, the pace of […]

Military Spouse Business Owner Celebrates Military Spouse Startups

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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 […]

A Portable Career That Works With a Military Lifestyle

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Posted in:  Administrative ProfessionalBusiness TipsEntrepreneurMilitary spousePermanent Change of StationSmall BusinessVirtual Assistant

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 […]