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4 Budget-Friendly Tasks to Delegate to a Virtual Assistant

 

If you're new to using a virtual assistant, it might be a little confusing at first to think of the things a VA can take over for you. You may even be concerned that delegating doesn't fit your...

Entrepreneurs, Self Care, & Burnout

Working for yourself as a business owner, contractor, or freelancer means you set the rules; it's one of the many perks that draws ambitious people to this lifestyle. But it also means you're the...

8 Ways to Use Virtual Assistants for Authors and Speakers

Here at Trusty Oak, we have a special place in our hearts for authors (who are often also speakers) because we love learning and we believe reading is a critical element to an entrepreneur's ...

4 Important Ways Effective Leaders Communicate

To be a leader is a wonderful privilege, but it also comes with much responsibility, both to yourself and to your team. Learning how to communicate effectively is something we can all use, and...

A Day in the Life of a Virtual Assistant

When you think of a virtual assistant, what do you imagine? There are plenty of myths out there about VAs, so you wouldn't be alone if you had a few misconceptions about a typical day in the life...

How to Look Like a Fortune 500 Company Before You’re Fortune 500

Once, I had a client that apparently couldn’t find my business’s website. She told me, “I tried to look for your website, but I couldn’t find it on Google. I could only find some big corporation...

How to Choose a Name for Your Startup (And How Trusty Oak Got Its Name)

One of the first things we do when we decide to start a new business is name the baby. Not only is it a big decision, it's typically a permanent one so you want to feel great about the name you...

Writing: When You're Just Not That Into It

One of the earliest examples of content marketing was Benjamin Franklin’s “Poor Richard’s Almanack.” It was a yearly publication Franklin used to promote his printing business and printed more...

FREE Marketing Strategy Giveaway: Winner Announcement

I want to thank all of the participants in our recent non-profit marketing strategy giveaway – we had a lot of fun with this contest and appreciate those that nominated and voted for community...

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