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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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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
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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
Wednesday
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
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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
Justine Parsons posted a blog post

How to Find More of Your Perfect Client [and Why]

A client told me earlier this week that her perfect clients are single tradesmen.  She wants more of them!  They are grateful for her support, respond well to gentle nagging and loyal till the end.  That made me chuckle.  It also made me think.  While the 'perfect client' produces financial rewards for your business, they also make doing business enjoyable which for me is just as important.By…See More
Nov 15, 2012
Justine Parsons posted a blog post

11 Easy Ways To Improve Your Time Management

Constantly interrupted by emails, phone calls and can't seem to get achieve your goals?Spend all morning at your desk with nothing on paper to show for it?A common denominator with my clients and connections is the challenge of managing time.  Most of us simply have too much to do in the hours we have available.  And a confession, time management is my biggest challenge and something I'm constantly working to improve…See More
Nov 6, 2012
Justine Parsons is now friends with Alyssa Gregory and Jim Bizily
Nov 6, 2012
Justine Parsons posted a blog post

Social Media and You ... how hard can it be!

PROBLEM You're busy, not enough hours in the day.  You're either already active in social media but could be doing better, being told you should be active but not sure where to start, or you know what you're doing but don't have the time to maintain a presence consistently to achieve the results you desire.SOLUTION Many aspects of your social media can be outsourced to improve your performance and ultimately, your return.  However not all social media tasks should be outsourced.…See More
Oct 18, 2012
A blog post by Justine Parsons was featured

How to Participate in LinkedIn Discussions (Q&A)

A new client signed up with me for LinkedIn assistance which includes optimising her personal profile, identifying and joining 'best fit' groups on her behalf and I'm researching a weekly list of discussions I've for her to comment on.This last item has raised excellent questions on her part about how to participate in discussion and got me thinking about those of us a little…See More
Oct 16, 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.

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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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Small Business Time Management - No Device Required

Posted on June 1, 2015 at 7:54pm 0 Comments

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…

Continue

See Who You Already Know on LinkedIn

Posted on December 14, 2012 at 2:30pm 2 Comments

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.

See who you already know on LinkedIn

How to search your email contacts for LinkedIn members (and…

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How to Work On Your Business - Time for Your Annual Service

Posted on December 13, 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

In order to grow your business, sometimes you need to take a step back.  As business owners many of us wear a myriad of hats each day and as the business grows, working ON our business rather than in it becomes more difficult.  A course I took last year in small business development stated that we should spend 1/3 of our working day working on our business ...hmmmm ...

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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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