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Help - in your experience what has worked for growing blog subscriptions

Started Aug 15, 2012 0 Replies

Hi,I'm doing some research for a client on different options to help grow her blog subscription.  She has the feed subscription on the top of her sidebar but it's not really doing the job, she also…Continue

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How To Keep A Customer Complaint Log - And Why!

Whether you manage a large company or are a sole trader, your customer complaints are invaluable.  No business is perfect and errors are a learning experience – believe me, I’m learning.   By documenting your customer complaints you will turn negative into positive, resulting in a more profitable business.The negative value of customer complaints• Complaints cost you money via credits and lost sales• Complaints cost you time in resolution• Complaints not dealt with to your customer’s…See More
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Justine Parsons posted a blog post

How To Keep A Customer Complaint Log - And Why!

Whether you manage a large company or are a sole trader, your customer complaints are invaluable.  No business is perfect and errors are a learning experience – believe me, I’m learning.   By documenting your customer complaints you will turn negative into positive, resulting in a more profitable business.The negative value of customer complaints• Complaints cost you money via credits and lost sales• Complaints cost you time in resolution• Complaints not dealt with to your customer’s…See More
Jul 23
A blog post by Justine Parsons was featured

Learn From My (Social Media) Mistakes

I’ve been active on social media nearly as long as I’ve been a virtual assistant and boy oh boy, I’ve made my fair share of social media mistakes.  So this week, rather than be positive and tell you what you should do, I’m going to give you a bit of a reality hit and tell you my top social media mistakes.  So you don’t make them!Here goes:Not double checking posts and updates for spelling and grammar.You’re on your phone and rushing to post your update before your meeting starts.  Stop!  Always…See More
Jul 15
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Jul 15
Amit Prasad gave a thumbs up on Justine Parsons's blog post 'Small Business Time Management - No Device Required'
Jul 8
A blog post by Justine Parsons was featured

All Tasks Are Not Created Equal (How to Prioritise Your Task List)

I started working with a new client this week, helping him manage his emails and calendar.  Like most clients, his days are full on and he’d been talking to a colleague who has a VA.  Now he does!  So while I can give him back some hours now he’s not having to respond to all emails, he still has a list of tasks much bigger than his available hours.Below is the strategy we’ve worked out to help him to achieve more out of his day with the help of some prioritising.  And with prioritising being…See More
Jul 1
Justine Parsons posted a blog post

All Tasks Are Not Created Equal (How to Prioritise Your Task List)

I started working with a new client this week, helping him manage his emails and calendar.  Like most clients, his days are full on and he’d been talking to a colleague who has a VA.  Now he does!  So while I can give him back some hours now he’s not having to respond to all emails, he still has a list of tasks much bigger than his available hours.Below is the strategy we’ve worked out to help him to achieve more out of his day with the help of some prioritising.  And with prioritising being…See More
Jul 1
A blog post by Justine Parsons was featured

Small Business Time Management - No Device Required

You busy? Sometimes it feels like these two words replace, “Hi, how’s your day”.  So here’s another two words to use instead.Yes.No. No fancy smart phone apps, no cloud based software.  Two. Words. (devices have their place but those goodies can wait till next week’s post) These two words will solve your small business time management woes and yes, you’ll replace those minutes … hours … and days that have always gone up in a puff of smoke with quality time spent doing what you choose to spend…See More
Jun 2
Justine Parsons posted a blog post

Small Business Time Management - No Device Required

You busy? Sometimes it feels like these two words replace, “Hi, how’s your day”.  So here’s another two words to use instead.Yes.No. No fancy smart phone apps, no cloud based software.  Two. Words. (devices have their place but those goodies can wait till next week’s post) These two words will solve your small business time management woes and yes, you’ll replace those minutes … hours … and days that have always gone up in a puff of smoke with quality time spent doing what you choose to spend…See More
Jun 2
Justine Parsons commented on Justine Parsons's blog post 'See Who You Already Know on LinkedIn'
"Thanks Stephanie - a great tip for those who operate both business and personal accounts.  There's nothing than puts a professional connection off than 'less than professional' activity on an account."
Dec 19, 2012
A blog post by Justine Parsons was featured

See Who You Already Know on LinkedIn

LinkedIn has updated its "see who you already know on LinkedIn" feature.Whereas previously the integration with Outlook and other email programs would result in errors, the updated integration is easy to use, quick, and a great way to find your email contacts on LinkedIn.How to search your email contacts for LinkedIn members (and non-members) you are not currently connected to:Log into your LinkedIn account.From the…See More
Dec 18, 2012
Stephanie Watson commented on Justine Parsons's blog post 'See Who You Already Know on LinkedIn'
"I did that each time I signed up for each social media. But, I don't really like mixing personal with business so I was careful to choose only business for business accounts and only personal for personal accounts."
Dec 17, 2012
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Dec 14, 2012
Justine Parsons posted blog posts
Dec 13, 2012
Emily Suess gave a thumbs up on Justine Parsons's blog post 'How to Participate in LinkedIn Discussions (Q&A)'
Dec 5, 2012
Denise OBerry commented on Justine Parsons's blog post 'How to Participate in LinkedIn Discussions (Q&A)'
"Great advice not just for LinkedIn, but for any community venue. I have been trying to find a LinkedIn group where there is actually an engaging discussion happening, but no real luck yet. Just a bunch of people all yelling at each other about their…"
Dec 4, 2012

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Your Virtual Assistant: Whether freeing you or your staff from day to day accounts and administration tasks or helping you to promote your business through online marketing strategies - my goal is to work with you to make your business grow and run smoothly.

Justine Parsons's Blog

How To Keep A Customer Complaint Log - And Why!

Posted on July 28, 2015 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Whether you manage a large company or are a sole trader, your customer complaints are invaluable.  No business is perfect and errors are a learning experience – believe me, I’m learning.   By documenting your customer complaints you will turn negative into positive, resulting in a more profitable business.

The negative value of customer complaints

• Complaints cost you money via credits and lost sales

• Complaints cost you time in resolution

• Complaints not dealt with to…

Continue

Learn From My (Social Media) Mistakes

Posted on July 14, 2015 at 9:05pm 0 Comments

I’ve been active on social media nearly as long as I’ve been a virtual assistant and boy oh boy, I’ve made my fair share of social media mistakes.  So this week, rather than be positive and tell you what you should do, I’m going to give you a bit of a reality hit and tell you my top social media mistakes.  So you don’t make them!

Here goes:

Not double checking posts and updates for spelling and grammar.

You’re on your phone and rushing to post your update before your…

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Do Your Documents Do Your Business Justice?

Posted on July 14, 2015 at 10:30am 0 Comments

One of my coaching clients called this week with a project we do time and time again.  Document Makeover.  Over the years she has accumulated a number of templates, forms and documents which she uses with her clients and as is so common, as her library has grown, so too have the inconsistencies.  Our project was to ‘make my docs professional, reflect what I do and appeal to my clients’.

Our process for this project was simple, and one you can easily follow for your own document…

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All Tasks Are Not Created Equal (How to Prioritise Your Task List)

Posted on July 1, 2015 at 4:21am 0 Comments

I started working with a new client this week, helping him manage his emails and calendar.  Like most clients, his days are full on and he’d been talking to a colleague who has a VA.  Now he does!  So while I can give him back some hours now he’s not having to respond to all emails, he still has a list of tasks much bigger than his available hours.

Below is the strategy we’ve worked out to help him to achieve more out of his day with the help of some prioritising.  And with…

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At 7:01pm on August 15, 2012, Amanda Henson said…

Welcome to the Bonfire, Justine.  After you've had a chance to look around, please don't hesitate to let me know if there is something I can do to help you be more successful within the community.

 
 
 

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