DCA Virtual Business Support https://dcavirtual.com Office support for the small business owner. Tue, 08 Sep 2020 16:33:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.1 https://dcavirtual.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/cropped-DCA-Black-Square-32x32.png DCA Virtual Business Support https://dcavirtual.com 32 32 What Makes an Ideal Client? https://dcavirtual.com/what-makes-an-ideal-client/ https://dcavirtual.com/what-makes-an-ideal-client/#respond Tue, 08 Sep 2020 16:33:49 +0000 https://dcavirtual.com/?p=2450 Not everyone is your ideal client. Read that again. You have the ability, within your business model, to put systems and process in place to attract your ideal clients. I’m not talking Law of Attraction, but real actionable items. Not that I am against the Law of Attraction, I’m just more of a practical mindset in that once you visualize what you want, take the action to make it happen.

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LinkedIn: 690 Million Users and Growing https://dcavirtual.com/linkedin-690-million-users-and-growing/ Wed, 15 Jul 2020 17:36:55 +0000 https://dcavirtual.com/?p=2334 Did you know that LinkedIn has 690 MILLION active users? This was announced by parent company, Microsoft at the end of April in their quarterly earnings news. How is LinkedIn gaining so many users? For this, we need to look at some of the newest features and how that drives users to this business-oriented platform. Live Streaming – This is one of the biggest advances LinkedIn has made.

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How Will the PPP Changes Affect You? https://dcavirtual.com/how-will-the-ppp-changes-affect-you/ Mon, 15 Jun 2020 10:57:27 +0000 https://dcavirtual.com/?p=2293 Last week, The Treasury Department and Small Business Administration amended the rules of the government-backed Paycheck Protection Program known as the PPP loan. This was so that the majority of small business owners who received aid are able to get at least part of the money forgiven. The changes are a positive change for restaurant owners. But other business owners who were planning their loan...

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New Normal Communications https://dcavirtual.com/new-normal-communications/ Tue, 05 May 2020 14:05:47 +0000 https://dcavirtual.com/?p=2160 Navigating through this pandemic has had a boatload full of challenges not to mention the uncertainty. We know that there will be a ‘new’ normal slowly shaking out as businesses reopen. We just don’t know what that is going to look like or how rapidly that will evolve. How do you effectively communicate as a brand during the storm? One mistake I see brands doing during this time is completely...

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Scheduling Tools Pros & Cons https://dcavirtual.com/scheduling-tools-pros-cons/ Wed, 01 Apr 2020 11:51:06 +0000 https://dcavirtual.com/?p=2081 Have you ever tried to connect with someone and it seemed like your emails went back and forth for days, or even weeks, before you could find a time that worked for both of you? If that is the case, an online scheduling tool might be just the thing you need! There are so many ways you can use your scheduling tool. Some scheduling tools create code that you can embed or provide links you can use in...

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How We See Our Daughters: A Celebration of Women https://dcavirtual.com/how-we-see-our-daughters-a-celebration-of-women/ Wed, 26 Feb 2020 15:44:52 +0000 https://dcavirtual.com/?p=1939 In 1908, amidst terrible working conditions and exploitation, 15,000 women filled New York City’s streets protesting for shorter hours, better pay and voting rights. Two years later saw the creation of a Women’s Day to advocate for suffrage, and the first International Women’s Day, a year later, included over a million women in protests for women’s rights. For most of the 20th century...

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Does Your Landing Page Do This? https://dcavirtual.com/does-your-landing-page-do-this/ Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:53:28 +0000 https://dcavirtual.com/?p=1921 Recently, I was on scrolling on Facebook and saw this amazing ad for a ski resort in Big Sky, Montana. It was a contest to win an all-inclusive vacation to their resort. I was immediately hooked! Who wouldn’t want a free vacation? After completing their form, I received an email from them. Before you get excited, I wasn’t the winner… it was an email discussing their BEACH vacation packages. Nope...

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Holiday Reflections https://dcavirtual.com/holiday-reflections/ Thu, 05 Dec 2019 21:08:08 +0000 https://dcavirtual.com/?p=1844 This is the time of year where everyone is zipping and zooming about when, in fact, it should be a time to slow down to count your blessings. To start the blessings off, this year brought an announcement of an addition to the family. While my granddaughter will not be here until January 2020, we are getting excited. And, we’re honoring the need to slow down. In fact, my daughter and I agreed upon...

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Choose Your Own Adventure: Lead Generation https://dcavirtual.com/adventure-lead-generation/ Fri, 01 Nov 2019 10:00:30 +0000 https://dcavirtual.com/?p=1782 If you were an ‘80s or ‘90s child, or at least knew of one, you may remember the cult classic series Choose Your Own Adventure. With the publisher’s nuanced style, the reader was quickly immersed into a personalized adventure. This made the stories more relevant for the reader. They were in control. Well, the kids have grown up and are still choosing their own adventures! This time...

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Maximize Your MVPs https://dcavirtual.com/maximize-your-mvps/ Wed, 09 Oct 2019 17:26:53 +0000 https://dcavirtual.com/?p=1706 You’ve probably heard the adage, there’s only so much time in the day. How can you maximize productivity from your employees without burning them out? At DCA Virtual, we have created employee goals based on data. Data. That’s a nice buzz word. Let’s put it in action! We started by connecting employees’ personal goals to the company’s goals. For example, some team members’ goals have been to boost...

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