Archive for the ‘Virtual Assistant’ Category

Quick Tip for Live Blogging

Posted on March 28th, 2011 by Kris  |  3 Comments »

Hopefully you already have some sort of tagging or category system set up for your blog posts. I won’t get into the subtle differences between tags and categories here, but you should be using one or the other or both to keep your posts organized and be able to easily link to a specific topic.
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Vacationer’s Remorse

Posted on March 23rd, 2011 by Kris  |  2 Comments »

Last week was our Spring Break so I took basically the whole week off. I even believe I set a record for time away from my laptop. That’s right, I didn’t even pack it. No laptop. For pretty much a week. And no one got hurt. Well except my mom, but she tends to do [...]

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Outsourcing Social Media – My Name is NOT Peggy.

Posted on November 30th, 2010 by Kris  |  Comments Off

I recently read an article called “Avoid Making A Colossal Mistake: Keep Your Social Media In-House” that makes a lot of good points about why you shouldn’t let an outside party take over your social media campaign. The main argument was social media is all about creating relationships between customers and a brand, and outsourcing [...]

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7 Ways to Clean Out Your Email’s Inbox

Posted on November 12th, 2010 by Kris  |  1 Comment »

If there is one thing I can’t stand, it’s a cluttered inbox. If I have more than 15 or so emails in it, I start to break out in a cold sweat and see that little black and white swirly thing movies like Vertigo use to show dizziness. It’s not just an OCD thing either. [...]

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What Really Scares You?

Posted on October 28th, 2010 by Kris  |  2 Comments »

Jason. Freddie. Michael Myers. These names used to send me hiding under my covers when I was a kid. Heck, I still get the heebie jeebies if someone makes that “chhh chhh chhh ha ha ha” sound from Friday the 13th. And I blame Nightmare on Elm Street for my night-owl insomniac tendencies to this [...]

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Recharging and Reassessing: A Blog Post for Me.

Posted on October 22nd, 2010 by Kris  |  5 Comments »

It’s been a while, huh? Despite a vacation that explains part of my absence, I have been so busy working for other people that I haven’t taken the time to work for myself. My social media updates have been non-existent. I haven’t written a blog post in almost a month. But despite my lack of [...]

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Virtual Assistant: A Day in the Life. Part 1

Posted on June 3rd, 2010 by Kris  |  2 Comments »

This post is dedicated to my friends and family who had never heard of a “virtual assistant” before (which pretty much includes all of them).
vir•tu•al adj.
Computer Science. Created, simulated, or carried on by means of a computer or computer network.
as•sis•tant n.
One that assists; a helper.
So, thanks to our friends at, we can gather [...]

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