Most of the time, our New Year planning involves things we want to do (or stop doing), accomplishments we want to add to our list, and improvements we want to make in our lives. But have you ever stopped to think about the impact your physical environment has on your success? Read more...
Added by Alyssa Gregory on December 31, 2009 at 10:30am —
If you work from home, you have a unique ability to take control of your business finances and reduce spending across the board. If your business spending has been a bit higher than what you'd like, make 2010 the year you finally get control of your budget. Read more...
Added by Alyssa Gregory on December 31, 2009 at 10:28am —
Answering the phone may not be a priority in your day-to-day operations, but it may be costing you business. Find out how to capitalize on incoming prospect calls. Read more...
Added by Alyssa Gregory on December 30, 2009 at 8:19am —
If you’re self-employed, taking vacation can be a challenge. But it’s necessary…and possible. Alyssa provides some tips. Read more...
Added by Alyssa Gregory on December 29, 2009 at 11:23am —
Experts are highly sought after which can lead to an increase in income. Are you ready to get yourself added to the elite list? Read more...
Added by Alyssa Gregory on December 28, 2009 at 1:43pm —
Keep these rules in mind if you want to avoid embarrassment and prevent losing any potential business opportunities as you embark on your holiday gift giving. Read more...
Added by Alyssa Gregory on December 25, 2009 at 7:58am —
Is it possible to increase your profits without raising your rates? Alyssa says yes. Here are a few ideas. Read more...
Added by Alyssa Gregory on December 24, 2009 at 5:11am —
Resolutions are great for motivation and focus…here are 30 of the top resolutions you can make for your business in 2010. Read more...
Added by Alyssa Gregory on December 23, 2009 at 9:07am —
An annual end-of-the-year review is one of best ways to make sure your business is functioning well behind the scenes. Alyssa covers some of the most important areas to include in your review. Read more...
Added by Alyssa Gregory on December 22, 2009 at 8:28am —
Back in March of 2009 I was a guest on Darlene Victoria's podcast series, A Virtual Perception. This past week she announced that this episode has been her most popular listened and downloaded podcast. How exciting is that? Not only for subcontractors but contractor's as well. So if you haven't listened already here is the link to listen to the episode. If you have further questions about my subcontracting experience feel free to contact me.…
Added by Savvy Subcontracting, C Schultz on December 21, 2009 at 11:00pm —
I am having a problem uploading my photo image . . . I am following the process, but nothing is happening . . . ummmm? Appreciate some feedback, since there is no "help" feature on this site. The photo is 3.19 KB and the limit for FV is 10 MB. I believe this is enough to accommodate the image . . . maybe not?! dp (:-}
Added by Dena Peters on December 21, 2009 at 5:52pm —
Added by Dena Peters on December 21, 2009 at 5:17pm —
Holidays may mean increased stress as you try to keep up with it all. Alyssa shares some tips for managing work and personal obligations during the holidays. Read more...
Added by Alyssa Gregory on December 21, 2009 at 8:17am —
It's been a while since I was last on the Find Virtual site and I must say....it looks different. Wow!!
As we glide from 2009 into 2010, thoughts of a new year and beginnings and planning and preparation come to mind.
Over the next few weeks, I'll connect with clients and drop off my "thank you" remembrances to them. The human contact is important. I'll make in-person visits to my local clients and video visits to clients and associates who are… Continue
Added by J (JJ Hall) on December 19, 2009 at 6:19pm —
One of the best things a solo practitioner or virtual professional can do is to build a strong base of younger clients. Why? Because if you gain their trust and loyalty early on, you may have a client for many years to come. And though they are still fairly young, they are far more likely to strike out on their own because they’ve lived through the era of mass corporate layoffs. What are the benefits and expectations when you work with someone born in the mid 1980’s or later?
You can… Continue
Added by Aretha Gaskin on December 18, 2009 at 7:52pm —
Alyssa shares 8 tips for companies beginning their journey in social media. Read more...
Added by Alyssa Gregory on December 18, 2009 at 5:13pm —
In order to convince a company that social media is worth their time, you need to help the company’s decision makers get past these obstacles. Read more...
Added by Alyssa Gregory on December 17, 2009 at 7:53pm —
Here we are, in full swing of the holiday season. You may be in panic mode because you realize you have a little over a week left for shopping. Or you may be chill because everyone is covered. Regardless, our North American culture sees this time of year as one of closure as we ramp up for 2010. As self-employed entrepreneurs, it can be more difficult to request time off and then to take it. We feel like we are letting clients down or that we look less than committed to our… Continue
Added by Aretha Gaskin on December 17, 2009 at 5:26pm —
In Part One we discussed blog basics, promotion and whether or not it was a worthwhile endeavour.
Continuing along those lines, and equally important to your website, a blog will also require a bit of SEO (search engine optimization), carefully chosen keywords and tags, as well as, listings with directories and indexes such as Technorati, StumbleUpon, or Digg, just to mention a few. Reading and responding to other people’s blogs is also a big part of the bogging community. However,… Continue
Added by Jeannine Clontz on December 17, 2009 at 5:11pm —
Well-engineered object-oriented design can make it easier to trace from code to internal design to functional design to requirements. While there will be little affect on black box testing (where an understanding of the internal design of the application is unnecessary), white-box testing can be oriented to the application's objects. If the application was well-designed this can simplify test design.
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Added by Harry Lei on December 17, 2009 at 1:13pm —