Tag Archive for small business

Ep 29: More on Continuing Education

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This is a short follow up podcast on continuing education. It’s so important as a VA to keep up to date with latest trends in tech so you can help your clients and keep ahead of the game.

 

Conferences to consider:

OIVAC

Australian VA Conference

 

(Image Credit: Jeshu John)

Ep 28: Peaks and Troughs in Business

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If you’re going to go into business, you need to understand that there will be peaks and troughs. Business ebbs and flows. So what do you do to help you through those low points?

 

Some useful network links:

Australian Virtual Assistants Association

VA Directory

Alliance for Virtual Business

International VA Association

 

 

(Image Credit: Jeshu John)

Ep14: A Question of Ethics

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I just turned down a great job offer … what would you do?

Ep8: Business Tax Changes

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Over the past few months I’ve been blogging about some pretty scary proposed tax changes for small business – and independent contractors in particular. Should you care? In this show I discuss what the changes are, what’s been going on behind the scenes that you may not have known about, and what you can do as a small business owner to have your views on the issue heard – before the proposed changes move into legislation and you miss the chance to have your views heard.

Resources and Links referred to in the show:

Australian Financial Review Smart Company

ICA Summary

ICA boilerplate letter

Parliament of Australia Whos Who

Ep6: Keeping Clients

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In the third part of our 4-part series I give you some ideas on how to keep clients. The majority of my clients have been with me since shortly after I began my practice in February 2000. I share my tips on what Iâ??ve learned about how to keep clients coming back. Itâ??s not as hard as you think!