My Newsletter Services

My Newsletter Services

Throughout my VA career, I’ve worked with a variety of email marketing platforms:

  • MailChimp
  • Constant Contact
  • Drip
  • Active Campaign

While the platforms have differences, they generally all work the same way.  (more…)

Using Online Document Templates

Using Online Document Templates

Most of us have used Microsoft Word at some point. Some might use it daily, while others only need it once in a while. Either way, it’s important to be aware of Word’s many built-in templates for document creation.

Have you ever noticed? Check it out: open Word on your computer, click New. A window will open with all the many templates that are free to use. From Christmas letters to marketing materials, Word has quite the selection. The best part? They are all editable. (more…)

5 Awesome (and FREE) Proofreading Tools

5 Awesome (and FREE) Proofreading Tools

Spelling comes easily to some and not to others.

I cringe every time I see something online written by someone who’s unsure of they’re, their and there. It’s a common slip-up. I believe that if you’re writing something to share publicly, it should be near-perfect. Does it really matter that much? (more…)

Learning: Themes for MS Office

Learning: Themes for MS Office

I participated in a free online webinar with Vickie Sokol Evans, a certified MS trainer, and she was giving free information out about Microsoft themes. I’d never really paid any attention to this feature in Office, and wasn’t going to join the webinar at first, but I’m glad I did.

I learned just how handy setting up and using themes for Microsoft Office was, and Now I format all of my documents using my personalized theme.

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What to Include in Your Business Newsletter

What to Include in Your Business Newsletter

Should you have a business newsletter?

If you choose to send out a monthly newsletter, it’s a good way to inform your subscribers of what’s new in your industry, and your upcoming projects. It’s also a good way to subtly keep in touch.

But what should you put in it? (more…)

Blog Post Checklist

Blog Post Checklist

Congrats! You just published a blog post.

Maybe the words flowed free from your fingertips.

Maybe it took you HOURS to put what was in your mind, online.

In the end, it doesn’t matter because now it’s out there. Yay!

Wait a second. Oh no. (more…)