Monthly Archives: March 2010

Tips For Setting Up Your Home Based Office – Set up Specific work times and create boundaries

Although one of the joys of working from home in your own business is that you can work whenever you choose, unless you set specific work times, one of two things will happen. You’ll either spend all day dipping in … Continue reading

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Tips For Setting Up Your Home Based Office – Additional Equipment You Will Need

Consider an all in one printer, scanner and copier as it saves space. You can also get one with an intergral fax machine, although you can also use an online fax services from your 0844 number provider or Efax if … Continue reading

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Tips For Setting Up Your Home Based Office – Research and purchase your Computer

When deciding which type of computer to buy, consider how you will be working and which option would be best for you. If you are going to be working away from the office from time to time, you might choose … Continue reading

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Tips For Setting Up Your Home Based Office – Set Up A Call Answering Service

Set up professional call handling for when you are away from you desk otherwide who will answer your telephone if you are on a call or out of the office? There is nothing more likely to loose you a potential … Continue reading

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Tips For Setting Up Your Home Based Office – Set up your telephone system

Firstly you need to consider if you will use your home telephone number, set up a new line just for business use, perhaps use Skype (providing you have excellent broadband) or register a non geographic or 0844 number that will … Continue reading

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Tips For Setting Up Your Home Based Office – Create a permanent, comfortable and healthy desk space

When choosing a desk make sure it is large enough area to accommodate the work you will be completing. It is tempting, particularly when using a small space, to go for a small desk or one of those cupboard work … Continue reading

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Tips For Setting Up Your Home Based Office – Create a dedicated space that is your ‘office’.

Ideally this should be a dedicated space, an entire room if possible or at least a sizable portion of one. You will need a clear space to work that has sufficient power sockets and a phone line connection nearby. Make … Continue reading

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Virtual Assistant Networking Course

Do you know that you should be networking to expand and grow your virtual assistant business, but feel so much dread at the thought of presenting your business that you just put it off? Do you visit lots of networking … Continue reading

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How to Get Involved With Social Media – Linked In

LinkedIn is more of a business networking tool than strictly a social one. It is structured in such a way that your occupation and education are featured more than hobbies and interests for example. However, it works in much the … Continue reading

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How to Get Involved With Social Media – Facebook

Many of us have used Facebook for personal networking for many years. But did you know you can also use if for business? Again it’s a great way to connect with people with similar interests and it’s easy to build … Continue reading

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