6 Productivity Tips for Graphic Design Agencies

Small Business CEO

Running a graphic design agency is a lot of work, especially if you have several designers working under you. There are several things you can do, whether you’re a small or large graphic design agency , to encourage your designers to maximize their time.

Top Reasons A Staffing Agency Can Boost Your Career

Small Business CEO

A Temp Or Staffing Agency Can Simplify Your Job Search. If you are tired of endless online job searches that do not seem to match you with a great job in your chosen career, you may want to consider using a temp or staffing agency.… … Human Resources career staffing agency

Travel Agency Promo Video Demo for Marketing

Andrea Kalli

It was fun putting together this travel agency promo video demo that would be used for marketing. The post Travel Agency Promo Video Demo for Marketing appeared first on Video Editing Service & Internet Marketing Virtual Assistant.

5 Strategies for Growing Your Insurance Agency

Small Business CEO

Owning and operating your own business is challenging, and running an insurance agency is no exception. Whatever type of insurance your agency specializes in, it is important to work to continuously grow your client base and profits.

A venue finding agency is an assistant’s best friend!

Practically Perfect PA

That is why I believe assistants should work with a venue finding agency because it is one aspect of the task that we can easily outsource to an expert – a good venue finding agency truly is an assistant’s best friend! A venue finding agency will cost you nothing!

Ask the Admin: Using a Travel Agency

Administrative Arts

I will need a step by step guide or a travel agency that will assist me. Will any of the travel agencies assist me in making travel arrangements. First of all, yes, most travel agencies and agents charge fees. Some companies actually have contracts with particular travel agencies, so be sure to check with other admins in your company before you start making travel arrangements. Similar Posts: Ask the Admin: Using a Travel Agency.

5 Signs That It’s Time to Hire a Marketing Professional

Small Business CEO

… Marketing hiring marketing agency marketing professionalsAs a business becomes more established, it’s not unusual for it to acquire new staff as time goes on.

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Use Online Calculators to Reduce Emissions and Save Energy

Eco-Office Gals

” Carbon Footprint Calculator : The only one not available through a government agency, this incredibly detailed service featured on the Nature Conservancy website calculates your entire carbon footprint. Going green isn’t exactly easy to do by your lonesome.

The Bribery Act – what do assistants need to know?

Practically Perfect PA

According to the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) there are three types of bribery, they are: Active Bribery – whereby you offer, promise, give or reward someone for doing their day-to-day job improperly.

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10 Tips for Protecting Personal Data While Travelling

Ian's Messy Desk

Technology central intelligence agency computer network security computer security crimes ethics identity identity theft laptop personal identification personally identifiable information privacy Security TheftImage via Wikipedia. Thanks to technology, work is not confined to the office.

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5 tips for Sourcing Employee Training for Small Businesses

The Small Business Blog

Contact local development agencies – some may offer training programs Hire local teachers or consultants to run short training schedules. Julie Hodges Said on November 12th, 2009 at 9:38 pm Ask your local government agency if they conduct seminars or trainings for small businesses.

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Top 5 Tips for Finding Great Employees (cheaply!)

The Small Business Blog

Temp agencies are useful – look at them as being a trial period for potential employees. E-Mail me or follow me. Build your own network! Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Benefits of Online Software for Small Business.

2010 132

Local SEO: Four Tips for Ranking High in Your City

Andrea Kalli

2010 141

Five Different Ways to Market Your Service-Oriented Online Business

Andrea Kalli

For entrepreneurs operating an online service business — a web design agency, consultancy firm, or support business — the process can be even more difficult.

2010 141

Small Office Administration 101 | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

E-Mail me or follow me. Build your own network! Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Starting a Small Business? On-Demand Small Business Infrastructure™ allows you to run your business online. You ask a question, I answer!

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Yes, Celebrity Dogs, Cats and Even Hedgehogs Have Agents

Small Business Labs

The Dog Agency is a talent management company focusing exclusively on animal influencers. By It is called the Dog Agency, though its 80-creature stable also includes a hedgehog, a pig and a pair of finger monkees with over a million followers.

2017 148

9 Stats About Small Business Digital Marketing in 2017

Dumb Little Man

In order to help small business digital marketing agencies and SEO professionals effectively forecast this year’s online marketing trends, white label SEO company HubShout conducted a survey which collected data on the digital marketing investments of small- to mid-size agencies. Before exploring the findings, however, it is important to note the range in size and revenue of the agencies represented in the survey: Size. Of the agencies surveyed, 35.7%

2017 208

The Rise of Internet Middlemen

Small Business Labs

  Research by the London School of Economics finds that a new type of market intermediary, which they call agencies, are responsible for a stunning 27% of all workers hired at least once on Upwork. 

2016 133

Study: Corporations Rely on Their Non-Employee Workforce

Small Business Labs

SAP Fieldglass's External Workforce Insights 2018 study, 44% of workforce spend at large corporation is on external, non-employee talent. 

2018 155

When Someone Lies in Meeting Notes

Business Writing

James (not his real name), a contract manager at a public agency, wrote to me about a delicate situation. His job includes recording the minutes of the meetings his team has with the contractor’s team. James submits the meeting notes. Etiquette Meeting minutes Meeting Notes and Minutes

2015 130

Benefits of using a Factoring Broker

The Small Business Blog

When looking for a property, you should ideally consult a property agency in order to secure the right property based on your requirements and resources. Factoring brokers are like the agency that aim to find the right financing solution to your business’ need. The same scenario applies to factoring. What is Factoring? How can it…

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With Hackers and Big Brother Watching Here's How to Keep Your Personal Information Private

Dumb Little Man

Does the recent news of the NSA and other government agencies tracking your information have you worried? We’ve heard that the National Security Agency, or NSA, has been snooping into data of U.S.

2013 207

The Need for More and Better Future of Work Data

Small Business Labs

There's long been a need for our government agencies to collect more timely and better data on the the forces impacting jobs and work.   We're glad that government agencies are catching up.

2017 166

The Networked, NOverhead Business Model

Small Business Labs

Ad Age's Can a Collaborative Cohort of Indie Shops Topple the Big Agency Networks covers a new ad agency called Circus Maximus.   Founded by a trio of former big ad agency executives, Circus Maximus is part of a new wave of small advertising firms that are challenging the big agencies. " The agency says it plans to keep a minimal management layer, with as few as five full-time staffers, with the rest all be project-based and freelancers."

3 Examples of Expletives to Be Expunged

Daily Writing Tips

There have been several immediate actions that the agency has taken. In each of the following sentences, an expletive (a form of “there is” or “it is”) inhibits an active, concise sentence construction, and other wording is passive and/or more verbose than necessary.

2018 66

Infographic: UK SME Stats 2012

The Small Business Blog

It’s a cool way to easily make your own infographics that will promote your small business without having to involve a design agency or being particularly creative… Read the full article here: Infographic: UK SME Stats 2012 on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

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Unemployed Lazy?

The Small Business Blog

As a small business owner I don’t want to work with agencies as they charge a lot of money for very little service. We, WinWeb, have had multiple job offers on our website for months and months, not a single CV has hit our inbox! Why is that, are unemployed lazy? They say they select…

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So you want to find a new assistant job?

Practically Perfect PA

Working with recruitment agencies. Dealing with agencies – hum, this is tricky. In my experience there are some terrible agencies out there that will treat you really badly and will put you forward for jobs that are totally unsuitable for you.

2013 145

Very Small Companies Create a Lot of Jobs

Small Business Labs

This is common in small business research because of the way government agencies collect and classify small business data.  Over the past three decades companies less than 1 year old with 1 to 4 employees have averaged creating more than 1 million jobs per year. 

2016 281

Client Refusing To Pay Invoice? 5 Ways To Deal With Non-Paying Clients

Dumb Little Man

Hire a Collection Agency. A professional collection agency could contact the client and attempt to get your payment. This type of agency deals exclusively with business debts. As long as your debt is business-related, then this type of agency can be your next best option. However, using an attorney instead of a debt collection agency can result in a quicker resolution to the outstanding debt and the preservation of your business relationship.

2017 169

3 Sentences That Present Obstacles to Comprehension

Daily Writing Tips

Here, a standard developed by a federal agency is treated as if the agency’s name is part of the standard’s designation. A simple (but scarcely more effective) solution is to use the possessive form of the agency’s name.

2017 69

3 Common Types of Phrasal-Adjective Hyphenation Errors

Daily Writing Tips

The agency recommends removal of the four-business day limit. Here, the sentence is revised to reflect that the reference is to a limit of four business days, not a day limit of four businesses: “The agency recommends removal of the four-business-day limit.”.

2017 71

What Does the New U.S. Administration Mean for the Tech Industry?

Small Business CEO

With a new President-elect already shaking up the political sphere with Cabinet and agency picks, many are wondering what the new U.S. administration is going to mean for the tech industry.

2016 98

3 Examples of Confusion Caused by Missing Words

Daily Writing Tips

The agency particularly calls out the need for firms to ensure systems and technologies are resilient to cyberattack and that firms are not exposed to attack during periods of change. In each of the sentences below, omission of a small but key word muddles the statement’s meaning.

2018 86

The Integral Nature of Optimized Internet Presence

Small Business CEO

To that end, following are a number of things to consider before choosing your marketing agency. Crunching Some Numbers. Approximately 90% of search engine traffic stays on the first Search Engine Results Page (SERP).

2016 100

5 Ways To Find New Leads For Your Business

Dumb Little Man

As someone who is in the business of bringing new leads to digital marketing agencies, here are five methods you should use to find new leads. 2015 is here and if you are a business owner, one of your new year resolutions ought to be taking your business to greater heights.

2015 192

Women-Owned Small Business Opportunities in Federal Contracting

The Solopreneur Life

In addition, each Federal agency negotiates annual small-business goals with the SBA that presents, for that agency, the maximum practicable opportunity for small businesses. However an individual agency may have a higher or lower objective, based on their mission.

2012 178

“Claiming To Be” and “Stating That”

Daily Writing Tips

Should you be approached by any persons stating to be appointed agency/representative of Qatar Airways, they should be considered as fraudulent. Recently I’ve noticed the phrase “stating to be” in contexts that call for either “claiming to be” or “stating that.”

2016 67

Vehicle Moving Process Made Uncomplicated by Proficient Car Packers movers in Delhi

Dumb Little Man

There are several agencies operating here which have customized solutions and efficient services for car transportation in Delhi. Delhi is the silicon city of the nation and also one of the cities in India with the largest number of cars.

2016 137

Eight reasons why assistants should use a travel management company

Practically Perfect PA

The travel agency will have a profile on each of your managers and colleagues so they automatically know their preferences when it comes to travel which will mean you don’t have to repeat the same details to the airline, the hotel, the car hire company etc.

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