Tag: administrative assistance

Staying Healthy and Fit as a Business Owner

As a business owner, you can be pulled in many different directions. Constantly wearing different hats can be mentally and physically exhausting. Owner burnout is one of the most common reasons why businesses fail. It’s important to make sure you take care of yourself because your business is only as healthy as you are. It […]

To Outsource or Not to Outsource? That is the question…

A few years ago, DCA Virtual Business Support published an article about outsourcing for small business owners. The constantly evolving landscape of the business world means, at times, we may need to reevaluate and assess what worked then versus what may work better now. Not to mention digital platforms and capabilities make things that were […]

How You Can Use Outsourcing to Boost Business

If you’re like most small business owners, you’re probably skeptical of the benefits of outsourcing administrative or social media tasks. You may be concerned with the ROI and wonder if paying an additional employee or service will pay off. The truth is that outsourcing some of these vital roles to virtual business assistants, for as much or […]

How to Fire a Client

Why on earth would you want to fire a client? Isn’t that somewhat like quitting a job? Well, yes and no. Typically it is not a good business practice to give a client a ‘two-week notice’ and then wash your hands of them. However, I did recently give this advice to someone who asked. This […]

Anyone Can Do Social Media…or Can They?

The simple truth is anyone CAN do social media but that does not necessarily mean that everyone does it well. It frustrates me to hear customers say, “Oh, I’ll just get my intern or a volunteer or one of my employees to handle our Facebook page.” My head immediately swells with questions: Do they understand […]