The most important task in the world of marketing with articles is to create relationships with editors. This is not to say that you need to invite them to dinner or even call them on a regular basis. You do have to be polite, reliable and submit quality articles. If possible, engage the editor in conversation via e-mail and let them know to ask you for additional articles when they have a need. Don’t be one of those authors that drive editors crazy. If you do, editors are likely to make sure… Continue
Added by Bonnie Jo Davis on September 17, 2009 at 8:00pm —
Today we received the final proof of our book, The Commonsense Virtual Assistant - Becoming an Entrepreneur, Not an Employee
It looks great!
We're going to shoot a video later to introduce our 'new baby'. Watch for it. To learn more about our book, visit our website
Added by Sue L Canfield on September 15, 2009 at 4:10pm —
Business has finally started to pick up. Things are not steady, but instead you find at times that you have too many orders to fill or too many projects to complete. You can’t afford a steady employee, or even a part time employee (or you don’t want the hassle of IRS), but you don’t want to continue working from 6 am-10pm at those busy times. What do you do?
As a small business owner, I have found the best solution is to have some reliable well trained subcontractors on your “team.”… Continue
Added by Savvy Subcontracting, C Schultz on September 14, 2009 at 10:12pm —
What's gone wrong when you put forth your best efforts in submitting your top article to dozens of sites and yet the results are lackluster? You've followed all the generic advice offered by article marketing experts, including writing about a riveting topic, tweaking the catchy headline and paying good money to an editor to refine your jewel.
Despite this all your efforts seem wasted. You aren't seeing the results you expected despite your hard work. Unfortunately, there are… Continue
Added by Bonnie Jo Davis on September 13, 2009 at 8:00pm —
I will be hosting a blog radio show. If anyone is interested in calling in and being a guest I certainly welcome you. Let me know if you are interested and I will give you the details. This will be an opportunity to spotlight your knowledge and services.
Added by Eunice Tabron-Booker on September 12, 2009 at 3:59pm —
Added by Eunice Tabron-Booker on September 12, 2009 at 3:56pm —
So has anyone read Napoleon Hill's Think and Grow Rich
? I had been under the impression that it was fairly new and I find out it was written way back then. I've only read the first chapter and am thoroughly enjoying it.
Mr. Hill talks about being Success Conscious
. What does that mean? Here's what I gathered from what Mr. Hill said.
It begins with a burning desire to achieve a specific goal and then standing by that until you have succeeded. That requires… Continue
Added by Sue L Canfield on September 11, 2009 at 4:34pm —
Do you have a part-time practice looking to go full-time? Are you sitting on the fence trying to decide if having your own business is the right choice? Do you have an established VA practice but feel unorganized or just want a kick-start to try and grow your business? Have you been struggling this year wondering how everyone else is doing so well?
Find more here: http://www.vabizcoach.com/blog/teleseminarsteleclasses
Added by Jeannine Clontz on September 11, 2009 at 4:32pm —
Tribute to an American Hero that was lost on September 11, 2001
Edward Rall – We Will NEVER Forget!
As September 11 approaches my hope is that you will remember an American Hero that was tragically lost on that day 8 years ago. I am honored to have Your Everything Services be part of the Project 2,996, a national recognized movement among bloggers to memorialize and remember each of the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Project 2,996 is a way that we can… Continue
Added by Deb Lamb on September 11, 2009 at 8:51am —
Writer's block. Need I say more? All writers experienced writer's block at one time or another. For someone using the marketing with articles technique the block often starts with the inability to come up with an article idea. There are many creative ways to discover article ideas no matter what your topic and we'll cover several of them in this article.
Your first step in finding article ideas should be to create a "swipe file." The swipe file was initially used by copywriter's to… Continue
Added by Bonnie Jo Davis on September 10, 2009 at 8:00pm —
Would anyone happen to have a template of some sort or a sample company introduction letter? I am hoping to get some samples to look through so I can work up my own letter. I am actually going to send the letter to surrounding businesses. I want to market my lifestyle management services along with my bookkeeping services. I dont necessarily want the letter to announce my company as new since I opened in 2008, but I just want some type of letter to help market my company growth. At this time, I… Continue
Added by The Simple Life on September 9, 2009 at 7:52pm —
- Online Diagramming and Design is a joy to use. Its designed for ease of use and collaboration. It takes 'easy' to a whole new level by intelligently adapting to the kind of diagram you are drawing. Creately has been designed so you can draw just about anything, fast and easy.
If you want to plan out a project, share code design, or craft a funny flowchart, Creately is a… Continue
Added by Lucinda on September 9, 2009 at 6:30am —
Our businesses are constantly growing, changing, evolving. Yesterday's challenges may be different from today's or tomorrow's.
What do you find is your greatest challenge in your business right this minute? Is it defining your niche market? Perhaps it's marketing your services. Would you like to know how to clearly and concisely tell prospects what it is you do exactly?
I'd love to hear what your greatest challenge is today!
Today mine is staying positive. I'm… Continue
Added by Sue L Canfield on September 8, 2009 at 6:05pm —
You may have wondered from visiting this site if you are at the stage in business when you could use the services of a social media virtual assistant. The truth is a social media virtual assistant can truly be used at any stage of business and at any stage of the social media experience.
One can truly benefit from the help of a social media virtual assistant at any of the following stages:
1. Beginning stages. You don’t have money, but when focusing on getting everything… Continue
Added by Dawn Pigoni on September 8, 2009 at 5:52pm —
One of the things I enjoy most about having my own business is the freedom to choose who I’ll do business with. Not that I’ve always enjoyed that luxury, but my business is at a point where I can be a bit picky about who I decide to partner with.
I just spoke to one of my clients in Florida recently, and he reminded me how enjoyable it is to do business together. He always seems to have fun projects that fit perfectly with my expertise and his positive outlook seems to extend from… Continue
Added by Jeannine Clontz on September 8, 2009 at 3:44pm —
Jobless people, financial prudence, unexpected money outflow… these are the effects of 2008 until this year’s recession. This impact in economy crisis was really felt by businessman, entrepreneurs and those working “8 to 5” at desks.
Network marketing could be the savior for a lot of people, especially, those jobless ones.
Now perhaps people will be willing to work at it instead of hope that an angel from above will bring down miracles and pour out blessings to bring back their job… Continue
Added by Mary Grace Marquez Cabanilla on September 8, 2009 at 2:30am —
Until recently it had never dawned on me my blog was talking to the wrong niche market.
What I do is subcontract to other VAs. It's that simple. When I spoke with Joel & Sue Canfield, http://www.bizba6.com/vacoach, about their business coaching program I was missing the idea. They brought this to my attention and I immediately changed my blog http://www.virtualdreamofficeservices.blogspot.com and doing the same for my software savvy sub site,… Continue
Added by Savvy Subcontracting, C Schultz on September 7, 2009 at 9:30pm —
Editorial guidelines, also known as writer's guidelines, are the rules set forth by publishers for contributing authors. In order to have your article taken seriously you must review the guidelines prior to submission. It is also recommended that you review previous editions of the publication to get a better feel for the types of articles favored by the editor(s).
Outlined below are the typical issues covered in editorial guidelines along with their definitions and any additional… Continue
Added by Bonnie Jo Davis on September 7, 2009 at 8:00pm —
The Virtual Assistance industry has grown tremendously over the past five years and with the current level of lay-offs and downsizing in the corporate world, more and more people are considering a VA practice.
So how can you differentiate yourself? What can you do to outshine your competitors? How can you ‘stand out’ in a prospects mind?
Find the answers to these questions, and more by participating in my next Elite Virtual Assistance Insider call on Wednesday, September… Continue
Added by Jeannine Clontz on September 5, 2009 at 2:20pm —
Your web site plays an integral role in your article submission strategy. If it isn’t up to par, your article submission projects won’t produce much in the way of results.
To support your efforts in writing and submitting articles, you need a solid workhorse, which is the job of your web site. It’s not just for looks, but rather serves the purpose of offering something of value to your target audience and converting browsers to faithful readers, loyal newsletter subscribers and… Continue
Added by Bonnie Jo Davis on September 4, 2009 at 8:00pm —