Monthly Archives: September 2011

Creating the Right First Impression Tip 5

What Else Can You Add of Value? When you are meeting a prospect, or attending a networking event, you will, understandably, be focused on what you can get out of the experience. But be prepared to give a little, too. … Continue reading

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Creating the Right First Impression Tip 4

Make Yourself Clear Make sure you are prepared for the specific situation. If you are attending a networking group, make sure you have perfected your one-minute presentation, are prepared to speak to prospects on a one-to-one basis, and have a … Continue reading

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Creating the Right First Impression Tip 3

Are You Interested? As well as having the opportunity to speak about yourself and your business, it is equally important to show interest in your prospect and their business activities. You will create a great first impression if you listen … Continue reading

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Creating the Right First Impression Tip 2

Oozing Confidence? Now you’re sure you look the part, you can walk into any room with your head held high and your confidence intact. Arrive in plenty of time for any appointment, as you don’t want to be rushed. Stand … Continue reading

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Creating the Right First Impression Tip 1

As the old saying goes, ‘you only get one chance to create a good first impression’. When you are running your own business, it is imperative that, within the first few seconds, anyone meeting you, or being introduced to your … Continue reading

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Turn Your Virtual Assistant Practice Clients into Raving Fans! Tip 5

Better Than Advertising As you can see, creating your brand or the ‘image’ for your company isn’t about expensive graphic designers or advertising experts. It’s about identifying what’s great about your business and communicating that in a clear and consistent … Continue reading

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Turn Your Virtual Assistant Practice Clients into Raving Fans! Tip 4

How Can You ‘Delight the Customer?’ Years ago I used to work for a holiday company who used the line ‘delight the customer’. The idea was that you don’t want the customer just to be satisfied with what you have … Continue reading

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Turn Your Virtual Assistant Practice Clients into Raving Fans! Tip 3

What Weaknesses Can You See? Some of these may be related to the industry as a whole, for example it may be that as you work remotely you cant make the coffee ;o) However, be aware if things crop up … Continue reading

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Turn Your Virtual Assistant Practice Clients into Raving Fans! Tip 2

What Do They Like? When you have identified the similarities, have a close look at what your clients and prospects love about you and your service. These are the positive aspects or your brand and are what you need to … Continue reading

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