How to Attract the Talent You Need

How to Attract the Talent You Need. Image of a woman standing with people sitting in the background. Candidate

An essential part of any successful business is the team behind it. Whether you are in the initial stages of building a business, or years into it, the importance of hiring people who will meet the needs of your business never diminishes. You know you need help, so how do you attract the ideal candidate…

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Influencer Marketing Still Going Strong

Influencer Marketing Still Going Strong

I recently came across an article in Harvard Business Review that stated “Human beings are fundamentally social animals. Behavioral economics and psychological research have taught us that we fundamentally crave a sense of connectedness, belonging, mission, and meaning, particularly when performing their work.” Wow. That’s a bit heavy but real. It is the same with…

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How to be Successful with your Vendors

How to be Successful with Your Vendor

If you run a business, you probably use vendors in some way. If you use a bookkeeper, a marketing specialist or even a cleaning company, you work with vendors! In the business world, a vendor is someone that supplies a product or a service. DCA Virtual Business Support provides services through our Administrative and Creative…

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What Can a Virtual Assistant Do for My Business?

What Can a Virtual Assistant Do for My Business?

As a business owner, it sometimes feels as if everything falls on your plate. It may be a challenge knowing where to go to get some help for your small business. Here are a few questions to ask yourself if you feel like you have too much to do and too little time. What are…

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WordPress and the Other Guys – Why WordPress is Our #1

WordPress & the Other Guys - Why WordPress is Our Number One

These days, consumers search for services and goods differently, they whip out their smartphone and Google. Or they say “Hey Alexa” to find the best offers before making a purchase. Hello Digital Age! Having a professional website could set you apart from your competitors. The right website will create credibility and can showcase what you…

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Freedom in Workplace Culture: Employee Recruitment and Retention

Freedom in Workplace Culture: Employee Recruitment & Retention

Curt Tueffert is the VP of Sales Development at DXP Enterprises, a $1 billion industrial distributor. Curt is also a professor at the University of Houston, teaching sales and marketing. He’s an author and a professional speaker. He tackles topics such as sales, employee recruitment, leadership, and more. And on special occasions, he is known…

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Social Media: The Rules of Engagement

Social Media Rules of Engagement

Social media is exactly how it sounds, it’s social. If you’re not posting content consistently, engaging your followers, and allocating time for your accounts, you’re missing out on its full potential. Follow these 7 rules that we follow here at DCA Virtual Business Support to build a healthy foundation for your business and brand to grow on social…

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Facebook Creator Studio: Strategies for Beginners

Facebook Creator Studio: Strategies for Beginners. Person scrolling through social media

With the plethora of tools and platforms, finding the best ways to manage your business’ social media accounts can be a bit overwhelming. As a business owner, should you shell out money for third-party social media management tools like Hootsuite or Buffer, or laboriously post to each individual account? While there’s a case to be made for investing in third-party management tools,…

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How Do I Work With a Virtual Assistant?

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I often hear people say, “well I’ve thought of working with a VA (Virtual Assistant), but I really don’t even know where to start.” Here are a few tips on how to best work with a new VA.  Communication  While this may seem like a no-brainer, it is more than just communicating your initial expectations. Just as having someone…

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When Volunteers Are a Mistake

When Volunteers are a mistake

A couple of years ago, I attended a luncheon for a local nonprofit. They had a wonderful setting, a good meal, and a great program. Personally, I felt like their program was lacking one thing. I’ll get back to that later though. The organization was focused on domestic abuse and assisting the victims. I sat…

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