Business Tips

Virtual Assistant Toolkit

Written by: WISE Project Manager & Virtual Assistant, Kary Glawe One of the questions that I get asked frequently is, “What programs do I need to learn to be a remote Virtual Assistant?”  While you can never guess exactly what your clients will be using, the good news is that there are some programs that…

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Perfect your Discovery Calls

Written by: Kaitlyn Tarver, WISE Client Acquisition Lead A discovery call is a tool used in sales to establish a relationship with a potential client. It is the starting point in a client’s journey with you and an opportunity to learn more about their business, struggles, and goals. This in turn gives them the chance…

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Keys To Success When Starting A Business

Written by: Laura Early, WISE Deputy Director Starting a business can and should be very exciting. You have a fresh new idea, maybe you saw a problem and your company know the perfect fix. However, business ownership can quickly become taxing and/or overwhelming if you don’t take time to do a few key things. Those…

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Maximizing Your Sales Through Digital Marketing

Written by: Diana Jaquith, WISE Executive Director To be successful in business, you must serve customers well by providing great services and products to your client.  Once the offerings or products are solidified, ask yourself the following questions… How do you take it to the next level? How do you serve more clients well? How…

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Social Media 2019 Algorithm Crash Course

Written By: Andi Adams, WISE Marketing LeadWe live in a time where change is the norm, but consistency is expected. Content online only lives a short period of time and algorithms for social media, blogs, and websites are ever adjusting. It can be hard to keep up with all the specific details of an algorithm…

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Digital Marketing Basics for Your Business

Written By:Diana Jaquith, WISE Executive Director What is Digital Marketing, and how can it help your business? With the growth of the internet, the ways we reach our customers have completely changed. We don’t have to interact with them face to face, but can reach them through social media platforms, emails, and online referrals. What…

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Effective Communication in Virtual Project Management

Written by: Annie Hudson, WISE Project Management Lead Project management requires many skills, to be successful one should master the art of communication. Successful communication will make your clients happy and projects more efficient.   Many of the organizations I’ve worked for (or have been affiliated with) have emphasized the importance of effective communication. Sure,…

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The WISE Secret to Developing a Virtual Team: The Three C’s

Written by: Laura Early, WISE Deputy Director Intentional Hiring is not quick or easy, but we don’t think it should be. Hiring should be intentional, timely and personal. After all, you are adding someone to your team. The most important part of your business. A cohesive team is a game changer. 1. Every organization has…

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Top 7 Tips to Manage Your Email Inbox

Written by: Kary Glawe, WISE Associate Project Manager & Virtual Assistant Fast moving inboxes torment business owners, people stress about being away from their desk because their inbox just keeps piling up. Think thousands of unread, unfiled emails that can go back for years…YEARS! I’ve sorted some inboxes that would make even the most easy-going…

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4 Highly Effective Business Success Tips for Small Business

Written by: Diana Jaquith, WISE Executive Director For many entrepreneurs, business success is the end goal, however; first, determine what success looks like to you. After all, in business, success can be anything. What are you aiming for? At WISE, we determine business success in a few different ways. Define and Track Success “Decide what…

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