Limited! Free 30-minute, no obligation, phone consults for email marketing services.

Denise Aday

I’m offering a limited number of 30-minute phone consults at no cost or obligation to you. Please use the free consult request form here to suggest at least two times that work well for you during the week, Tuesday - Friday, between 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Pacific. I’m currently narrowing my virtual assistance focus and would like to add a limited number of email marketing clients — especially small nonprofits, causes, and social- or micro- entrepreneurs.

Tips for Planning Someone Else’s Travel

Office Dynamics

Each traveler has personal preferences and unique quirks that make travel planning a true art form. If you choose to use Uber and Lyft for your the traveler, make sure their phone already has the app downloaded and is properly linked to their credit cards.

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Creating Happy Customers: 3 High Impact, Low-Cost Techniques That will Make ‘Em Smile

Small Business CEO

Here are three low-cost, high impact tips you can use to help improve your site’s customer service capabilities while generating more conversions at the same time.

2011 83

Reducing Overheads Can Save A Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Business Telephone Systems & Phone Lines For Your Business techdepot.co.uk E-Mail me or follow me.

2010 223

Small Business Startup Checklist – Company Structure | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Business Telephone Systems & Phone Lines For Your Business techdepot.co.uk E-Mail me or follow me.

2008 199

Quibi Bets Big on Mobile Movies

Small Business Labs

" Quibi, which is short for “quick bites” is going to offer short-form videos of 4 to 10 minutes on everything from movies and TV shows in the form of short chapters to daily news and sports reports.  Quibi is a startup entertainment company that has raised $1.4

2020 130

Mobile Threats – What Stays in Your Mobile Without Your Permission

Dumb Little Man

A lot has changed since the arrival of technology in the form of personal computers. People no longer associate technology to work but is by far one of the most equivocally loved forms of entertainment. Our phones are our constant companions, whether we like it or not.

2020 192

Practically Perfect PA Giveaway: £150 John Lewis voucher

Practically Perfect PA

Just answer the following question and complete the contact form ( for those reading this on email click here for the contact form ): [contact-form]. Our aim is to improve on the rates you would be quoted if you were to phone any venues yourself.

2014 210

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Car Insurance

Dumb Little Man

It’s also one of those things that can be very costly if not done right. Several Factors Impact Your Insurance Cost. Your answers will impact how much your insurance premium will cost per month or year. Your Car’s Age and Type Increase Your Insurance Costs.

2018 207

How to Handle Work Guilt

Jen Lawrence

However, due to the climbing cost of living, we have more people in the workforce who are working longer hours to make ends meet, which is resulting in less time at home with our loved ones. Turn off work and other unnecessary notifications on your phone and computer.

2019 62

The Future (And History) of Phishing And Email Security

Dumb Little Man

Then, it became calling one’s phones with individual extensions being widely used. Eventually, those phone lines were used to link computers together and someone got the idea that you could send messages to a specific person in a network. See Also: The Cost of Email Phishing.

2019 174

Top 10 Small Business Trends for 2014

Small Business Labs

The Convergence of Mobile, Cloud, Data and Analytics:  Individually each of these technology trends has been on our annual top 10 lists in some form for years.    They’re also leading to new forms of technology-based competition as more small firms use capabilities developed through the convergence of these technologies to out maneuver competitors. Below is our 7th annual Top 10 Small Business Trends list.  2013's trend list is available here.

2014 218

Your business travel tips

Practically Perfect PA

Essentially you can send your boss off with a paperless itinerary as everything can be viewed on their phone via the App – no more lugging around extra papers when travelling. An emergency card with condensed information is useful, particularly if there is no signal on your phone.

Travel 205

10 Must-Haves For Your Custom eCommerce Website

Dumb Little Man

It is also helpful to include information about available shipping methods — how long does it take and how much delivery costs. It would be a good idea if you add not only your email or contact form but also your skype, phone number, and links to your business’ social media.

2020 153

Will Your Customers Buy From You Tomorrow?

Dumb Little Man

Done right, email communication is nearly universal, fast, specific, and almost cost-free. Websites that cultivate relationships with visitors involve the same kind of give-and-take that occurs in face-to-face meetings and phone conversations.

2019 235

5 Qualities of A Successful Small Business Website

Dumb Little Man

Word of mouth was, and still is, an effective form of promotion. But in 2018, people are as likely to turn to their phones as their friends to find business information. Often, small business owners are tempted to save on web hosting costs.

2018 234

Todo List Apps for People Who Don’t Like Todo Lists

Dumb Little Man

These days they enable you to bring all of the things to be done everywhere you go and on whatever platform you are using, whether that be a mobile phone, tablet or PC. Tasks are represented as circles with a collection of circles forming a project.

2016 268

Sign Up Your Ideal Client in Lightning Speed

Step It Up VA Coaching

These prospects usually care more about saving cost than getting the highest quality services. As a Virtual Assistant, you can significantly reduce those long, unnecessary phone calls and even draw in prospects who are more likely to say “yes” to your rates BEFORE you start the phone consult together. Sharing is the ticket: A “frequently asked questions” or Q&A form that you email to prospects before the phone call is very useful. by Donna Toothaker.

2012 140

Living the Mobile Life - Colleagues Share Their Virtual Business Strategies and Tools

Productive & Organized

Skype in all Forms - My new fave is using Skype on my ipad with ear-buds that come with an inline mic. If Global No Mobile - Do NOT use your mobile phone overseas if you can avoid it.you will pay through the nose!!

2013 238

How to make your event more environmentally friendly

Practically Perfect PA

Removing paper in its many forms from your event makes a very positive environmental statement. With the power, quality and low price of mobile apps, and the proliferation of smart phones, laptops and tablets you have never had a more secure footing to take your event totally on line.

2014 230

Live Chat for Business: The Best Investment?

Dumb Little Man

Live chat is also highly cost-effective compared to other forms of customer support. It is generally cheaper to implement than phone support. Considering all these factors, the cost savings alone mean live chat is an investment that not only delivers but also essentially pays for itself. If you are like most entrepreneurs, you’re probably aiming to increase engagement, conversion, sales, and traffic to your site. That’s actually not a problem.

2018 149

Getting the Most Out of Your Next Performance Evaluation

Office Dynamics

Update phone extension list to ensure callers are directed to the appropriate person. Explore ways to reduce supply costs by 5% to 10%. Create a project checklist and ask all team members to use the form when asking for project assistance.

2018 186

Why India Is a Rising Star Among Exporting Nations

The Small Business Blog

Soaring labor and materials costs are eroding China’s edge , opening the door for other emerging economies to challenge China’s manufacturing preeminence. are beginning to recognize the potential cost savings involved in sourcing inventory globally.

2013 213

A Historical Analysis of Headphones

Dumb Little Man

Headphones can be found at the dollar store, in luxury forms or even included as a complimentary item when purchasing a new cell phone. These subscriptions cost around 5 euros per year. However, this option would be more than 6 times the cost of a 2019 Spotify subscription.

2019 207

Inbound Marketing: Its Advantages and Disadvantages for Solopreneurs

The Solopreneur Life

Convert website visitors into leads, using forms, calls to action, and landing pages. It’s cost-effective. Consider a newspaper ad, where you create the ad, place the ad, and then wait for the phones to ring.

2015 171

Sign Up Your Ideal Client in Lightning Speed

Step It Up VA Coaching

These prospects usually care more about saving cost than getting the highest quality services. As a Virtual Assistant, you can significantly reduce those long, unnecessary phone calls and even draw in prospects who are more likely to say “yes” to your rates BEFORE you start the phone consult together. Sharing is the ticket: A “frequently asked questions” or Q&A form that you email to prospects before the phone call is very useful.

2011 109

Top 10 Small Business Trends for 2013

Small Business Labs

  We expect this form of “mobile commerce” will take off in 2013 as personal service firms, retailers of all kinds and even industrial firms take advantage of the lower costs, increased flexibility and high levels of customer satisfaction that mobile business provides.    Technology now better connects the Midwest to the rest of the world, and the cost of doing business is lower than in many coastal states.

2013 205

5 Types of Insurance You May Need But Haven’t Heard Of

Dumb Little Man

These are the most talked-about forms of liability protection. These data can include basic information, like names, addresses, email address and phone numbers. Data breaches can be extremely costly, especially for the companies who are targeted. They can ask payment for medical costs, interruption of work, destruction of property and more. Cyber liability protects businesses against potential data breaches that could easily cost the company millions of dollars.

2017 163

Work Near Anaheim CA? Claim Your Office Miracle Today!

Productive & Organized

  Click this link to be taken to my contact form and let me know you would like to explore the possibility of working together.    I'll contact you via phone (no charge) and we'll talk about what your current challenges are.  Information is power!

2011 169

4 Simple Ways to Make my e-commerce Website more Eco-friendly

Eco-Office Gals

Amazon, eBay and ASOS are a few of the leading names in the industry, and with the low start-up costs and overheads, it is something that everyone should consider. Digital form instead of physical? Packaging retailers such as Rajapack offer low-cost green wrappers and packages for everything from bonsai trees to mobile phones. Delivery is likely to be a big cost to your online business, especially if you sell large items.

2012 149

Office Politics – do you play along?

Practically Perfect PA

Although I agree to a certain extent that we should avoid office politics at all costs I also think that we should be aware of what it involves, how to play the game and use that to our advantage. Pin It.

2012 234

The 7 Biggest Mistakes That College Students Make

Dumb Little Man

It’s also a time where you can make some pretty costly mistakes and miss out on some great opportunities. There are no phone calls, lectures, and warnings. Commit to eating right most of the time and always include some form of exercise in your day. So many great things can happen in college. It’s essentially your launching pad. This is the time and place where you meet people, have your ideas and perceptions challenged, and get prepared for your next steps in life.

2018 192

The Power of Volunteering

Dumb Little Man

In the dictionary, volunteering is an altruistic activity where an individual or group provides services for no financial gain “to benefit another person, group or organization” Volunteering, in the form which we would understand, dates back to 1851. Barton then formed the American Red Cross in 1851 and began to mobilize volunteers for disaster relief, including supporting the victims of the Johnstown flood in 1889.

2017 168

Top Ten Small Business Trends for 2012

Small Business Labs

   Smartphones, the Cloud and mobile computing have been on our top 10 lists in one form or another for years.    The Rental Economy Expands:  We’ve long covered the growing use of variable cost business models.    Also called Collaborative Consumption, the concept behind the rental economy is to increase the efficiency of goods by providing them on a variable cost basis (sharing their use). 

2012 208

Best Business Technology for Small Businesses & Their Owners (28 ideas from them to you!)

Productive & Organized

" That is what I heard from her as we were talking on the phone.    Even if you are not the most technical person on your block, you probably have some form of technology in your life that you love.  Record Your Phone Calls Like A Pro.

2011 261

Simple 5-10 Minute Task That Could Save You Hours - Learn From My Mistake!

Productive & Organized

That simple lack of a search cost us hours. Phone Calls, E-mails and Re-Work Oh My! Phone Calls => ~4.5 While I was waiting for the lawyer to return my call, I hopped on the phone with my team to assess damages and come up with a plan.  AutoResponders, Mailings & Sign up Forms - Every template used to communicate and the communication copy had to change.

2012 183

5 Tips for Staying Productive When Working From Home

Productivity Bits

Researching the competition, market trends and supply costs will help get a better picture of business needs. This means being careful with TV, the radio, Internet, non-business phone calls and avoiding the temptation to just wander off the job to do something else. Copyright © 2011 Guest Author. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post.

2011 197

55 Bulletproof Productivity Hacks – Do You Know Them All?

Dumb Little Man

Distractions cost you more lost time than you think. Include only the people who really need to be there (and not just for FYI or for form). And if you think you’re successfully multi-tasking two tasks — driving and talking on the phone for example — then you’re mistaken.

2017 230

Tax Deductible Business Expenses That Many Small Businesses Miss

Small Business CEO

Employee Costs. Many costs to you or your employees incurred by your business are tax deductible. Premises Costs. Insurance costs are another business expense relating to your premises. The same goes for office equipment such as phones and fax machines.

Adobe Acrobat: Advanced Tools Webinar on 11/30/11

Office Dynamics

To cut the cost of this event you may want to gather a group of peers in one area and participate in this webinar together! Let our Acrobat expert show you a few magic tips on how to streamline your document creation and manipulation and how to create interactive forms. You’ll never again have anyone tell you they can’t find a form or that it’s “in the mail.”. Use the power of LiveCycle templates to create interactive forms. Create forms from scratch.

2011 116

4 Simple Ways to Make my e-commerce Website more Eco-friendly

Eco-Office Gals

Amazon, eBay and ASOS are a few of the leading names in the industry, and with the low start-up costs and overheads, it is something that everyone should consider. Digital form instead of physical? Packaging retailers such as Rajapack offer low-cost green wrappers and packages for everything from bonsai trees to mobile phones. Delivery is likely to be a big cost to your online business, especially if you sell large items.

2012 100

Simple Things You Can Do to Go Green in Your Business

Productive & Organized

Using less-toxic, biodegradable cleaning products not only improves the environment, but did you know that many natural cleaning products are usually sold in a concentrated form?    This in the long term, saves you on medical costs and down-time. Reduce -- Reuse -- Recycle. 

2011 198

How we worship our satisfied customers

Service Untitled

Their “Happiness Experience Form” evaluates the team member’s ability to personally connect with the customer, build a rapport, address the needs of the customer, and deliver the “WOW” experience.

2014 76