How Finance & Tax Professionals Use Virtual Office Services During the Busy Tax Season

Finance and tax professionals, whether they work solo or as part of a larger firm, can use virtual office spaces and services to stay on top of their workloads, especially during the busy tax season. Professional virtual office spaces can be particularly useful when back-to-back client meetings are necessary...

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Customer Relations - Go Beyond the Sale and Build Relationships

Good service is good business, according to American Express, which in its 2011 Global Customer Service Barometer found 70 percent of Americans were willing to spend an average of 13 percent more with companies they believe provide excellent customer service.

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Overview of Virtual Offices, Executive Suites and Co-Working Spaces

Work has changed. In an age of instant communication, cloud-based applications, and workplace versatility, the era of the traditional office culture has come to an end. Providers of virtual offices, executive suites and co-working spaces have effectively liberated the nation’s work culture, adding dynamic and energizing new choices...

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How to Build A Business With Integrity

Have you ever felt disappointed with a business’s conduct or actions, especially when you once trusted that organization? Have you even gone so far as to cease doing business with a company because of it?

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Virtual Assistants & Remote Assistants: A Comparison

While the traditional virtual assistant is likely to work from home, an executive-level virtual assistant is part of a greater brick-and-mortar presence. This fundamental difference opens the door for extensive training opportunities that broaden the professional's support capabilities.

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Happy Holidays! Tips to Navigate Time-off, Parties and Gifts

For small business owners, the holiday season can come with unique stressors. With some good planning, however, you can sidestep complications and streamline the experience. From time-off to holiday pay, here is how you can keep things running smoothly during the holidays.

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Virtual Assistants Provide a Competitive Edge

Countless small business owners rely on remote assistants or offsite receptionists to help with critical organizational duties. While some are content to offload simple tasks to self-employed, stay-at-home support people, others demand more comprehensive services...NULL

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How Mail Services and Professional Addresses Help Entrepreneurs Succeed

In today's mobile economy, digital entrepreneurs often work from varying locations. While this can help save money and increase agility, it comes with one big drawback:

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5 Hacks to Grow Your Small Business

These days, more and more entrepreneurs are successfully scaling their companies through nuanced use of traditional marketing techniques. Here are some effective hacks you can use to grow your business without making any major changes.

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Understanding Influencer Marketing: How to Build Relationships With Your Brand's Influencers

At it’s most effective, influencer marketing is a great way to gain new customers through social networks. Today, so many purchases are decided upon via word of mouth recommendations. Social proof is powerful, and working with influencers in your industry allows you to tap into that power.

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Well-Read: Top Books for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship by its nature is about forging your own path, doing things your way, building success on your terms. But that doesn’t mean you can’t learn from others who were once in your shoes and plotted a successful course.

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Cultivate a Strong Company Culture With These Communication Tips

When we last talked about company culture, good communication was at the crux of many of the suggestions shared. But, what exactly does “good communication” look like, and how can it be achieved?

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5 Ways to Cultivate a More Inclusive Office Culture

These days, more and more companies are looking to create diverse office cultures that lead to better teams. Here are some ways you can build a more inclusive work environment.

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3 Ways to Increase Your Productivity Without Hiring More People

Whether you’re bootstrapping a new startup, trying to get your small business off the ground, or are looking for more ways to grow your income as a freelance, it often feels like there’s too much to do, and not enough people to help get it all done. It might seem like hiring more people is the best solution, but there are definite downsides to that route, too:

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Checklist to Prep for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday bring tremendous opportunity and an overwhelming amount of competition. Here's how you can prepare your business to take advantage of these timely opportunities.

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