No Time for Social Media

As a small business we all know that we should be using social media. But it is often the case that we do not have the time to learn about it, use it let alone finding what to say, when best to say it and how to turn that into money.

As a small business or start up, it is often the case someone will recommend that you use Social Media to market your business. So off you go and set up a Twitter account, type hello and never log in again.

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PAs

A number of small business owners believe they can do everything themselves and are reluctant to hand tasks to someone else.

PAs are the strength behind large or small companies; they provide a seamless flow whether it is ensuring that meetings start on time, the correct papers are provided, travel/ accommodation arrangements are in place.

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Stay Sane and Delegate

PHOTO-2office-620817-180Delegate is a word many small businesses seem to dislike but if you wish to increase productivity and stay focused on working on your business rather than in your business – you need to delegate. Don’t try to do it all yourself.

Major tasks can and should be delegated, not just the things you do not wish to do.

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Receipts & Invoices

CalculatorThe bane of so many small businesses or individuals. They collect so many through the day, week and month, file them in an envelope or bag and forget about them until the year end accounts need to be prepared!

It would be much easier to organise and input them on a regular basis; avoid the backlog and be ready at the end of the financial year.

Transcription

Good for those who perhaps do not have the time to spend preparing reports or inventories but require a quick turnaround.

Upload them digitally and have them transcribed and ready for your next meeting.

Clear your Clutter Day

Saturday 19 March 2016 – Yes, there is an actual “Clear your Clutter Day”!!
Take time out to clear your messy desk of papers and files and restore order to your office space. Set up and maintain an easy and simple filing system.