Firing A Client

Firing A Client

Firing A Client

Getting a client is hard, but firing a client can be harder.  Businesses of all sizes spend hundreds of

As a Virtual PA sometimes you have to Fire a Client

Firing a Client

thousands of pounds trying to get a new client.  There are adverts in newspapers, television and local magazines, special offers and financial incentives.

Small Businesses find their clients slightly differently, however, the effect is the same. A significant amount of money spent to attract a potential new client. Adverts in local magazines, investment in websites and social media.  Also, small businesses often attend business networking meetings.  Meetings could have a joining fee, a monthly fee and a weekly fee.  In addition to the cost of the meeting, the time at the meeting, the time following up leads and then the time generating the paperwork and information needed to entice the potential client into being an active client.

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Business Expectations for Small Businesses

Business Expectations for Small Businesses

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Business Expectations can drive business goals

When starting a business, the owner or director will have some business expectations. The first expectation will be, the business will be a success. Secondly, there will be financial rewards and personal achievement. Very few people start a new business expecting it to fail or have limited financial reward. The new business owner will be looking forward to creating fantastic relationships with both clients and suppliers. A relationship that will ensure:

  • Their clients will value their product or service
  • Clients will become an advocate for their business
  • Invoices paid on time and in full
  • Clients will be courteous and respectful

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Benefits of working with a Virtual Assistant or Virtual PA

Benefits of working with a Virtual Assistant or Virtual PA

Using a Virtual PA in Oxford

Using a Virtual Assistant in Poole

I know there are at least three significant advantages of working with a Virtual Assistant or Virtual PA. (Not taking into account the many smaller benefits).  I know that this is correct from the feedback I have had over the years from my clients.  They have:

  • Grow their businesses
  • Taken holidays
  • Re-balanced their lives

myPA have been Virtual Assistants and Virtual PAs since 2005 so we have had a lot of feedback

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Having a dog in the office as Stress Relief

Having a dog in the office as Stress Relief

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A dog in the office can help reduce stress

Working in any office can be stressful, however, with a dog in the office, stress levels are reduced considerably. It doesn’t matter if you work for yourself, work on your own or in a corporate environment, stress is now a factor in our working lives. The skill we have to master is trying to manage that stress.  We also have to be aware of when our stress levels are overflowing. It is true that we all can manage a certain amount of stress, we are hard wired for it, but an overflow can be dangerous and unproductive.

 

There are many tools, therapies and strategies on the market to help elevate stress, but have you thought about have a dog in the office?

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Twitter for Business – does it work?

Twitter for Business – does it work?

Twitter for business – does it work? well, I have had a twitter account for some time now, and to be honest, I go through stages where I love it and can spend hours looking at posts and updates. Indeed, this is how I became a Virtual International Speaker on Networking. There are times however when I just want to hit my head against a brick wall. There is some much information on twitter it can be difficult to figure out which information is valuable, which is a waste of time and which is pure dribble.

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Virtual Business Address

Virtual Business Address

A Virtual Business Address can be a fantastic solution when working from home and can be the perfect solution to gaining a perfect work / life balance. If you have a Virtual Office which covers all you immediate postal, business and safe registered postal address.

Instead of your business correspondence going to your home address. Why not use our business address to set up a virtual office?

 

Virtual Business Address

Business Address in Oxfordshire

Virtual Office Address in Oxfordshire

If you don’t want the expenditure of a business office and would prefer to work from home then a Postal Address / Business Address service could be the answer, it’s your Virtual Office. Working from home has many advantages. You don’t have a long commute to work, you don’t have to dress for work and can make the necessary personal appointments at a time that suits you and can schedule your work around them.

 

To make sure you are not disturbed by your customer’s, supplier’s or cold callers knowing your home address. You can have the image of a robust, respectable and successful business without the initial outlay for premises.

 

Virtual Business Address

 

The Virtual Business Address provides you with a postal address and business premises that can be that all important tool for your business to be seen as professional, large and profitable. As today a lot of our communication can come from emails, the internet, and fliers the virtual office address enhances the appearance of your company. You will only have the post or communications that you really do require. You are giving your clients the confidence that you are a successful , established business with a corporate image. It is a legal requirement to have a business registered address.

 

Take advantage of our Virtual Office Address Service. For a small monthly fee you can ensure your company has a Business Address or you need a UK address to have your mail redirected/sent to.

 

To find out more about our fees and how we can help click here