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Working From Home - Making It Work

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Virtual Assistant Industry



Working from home requires a great deal of discipline, motivation and flexibility. Being able to arrange your work schedule around your family will make everything worthwhile. Here are some tips:

Get up and get dressed - You don't need to dress up, but wear something comfortable and tidy that you wouldn't be embarrassed if a courier shows up at your door or if you have to leave the house to run an errand. Fix your face and comb your hair. You'll feel better and be more productive than just schlepping around in your pajamas.

Develop a Routine - Each evening, sit down and map out your schedule for the following day, being sure to include breaks. Don't skip them. Stepping away for 10 or 15 minutes will make you more productive. In the morning before starting work, be sure to consult your list so you can stay on track.

Don't fight Mother Nature - As much as possible, schedule your tasks according to your productivity level. If you are typically more focused in the... Read more.
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Amber Dixon

VAChampion
Hi I'm Amber Dixon, a Kiwi with 16+ years of experience. Working in New Zealand often means wearing many ‘hat’s’ and covering a variety of roles. Kiwi's have a great can-do/give-it-a-go/think-outside-the-box attitude that makes them desirable for many businesses. I'm a very enthusiastic creative person and passionate about event planning. I can bring all my strengths of... Learn more.

3 Marketing Ideas for Virtual Events

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Technology



There are several marketing ideas around to promote your virtual event online. Here are a few ways to test, to see how they work for you and your audience. Some are long-term marketing ideas and others can be done just a few weeks or days out from your virtual event.

Newsletters / E-zines

Send out an update to your current email list letting them know about your virtual event. Within that update, offer an exclusive bonus for those that are already signed up to your newsletter. You can do this with a special code or perhaps open up registration before you offer the event out to another audience.

Research other businesses with a similar audience and create a joint venture with them. You can work together by providing content for each other's newsletters or e-zines and build some trust with their audience. Then provide this new audience with content that is relevant to your virtual event and offer an exclusive bonus to those readers to sign up.


Social Media

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