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Manage a business

Why bookkeeping is really rather sexy

When the topic of bookkeeping comes up, I can't help but feel a little swoony. It's that hot-under-the-collar, what's-going-to-happen-next vibe that gets me every time. ...
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Paper Planner Grow a business

Digital Planners vs Paper Planners

We live in an age crowded by multiple digital tools that are proven to create efficiency via digital planning, but what about the use of ...
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How Virtual Assistants Can Support Clients by Managing Their LinkedIn

For many entrepreneurs and business owners, maintaining an active and engaging LinkedIn profile can be a daunting and time-consuming task. The demands of daily operations, ...
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Notes from Melissa

Trick or Treat? My brushes with burnout

I started my business to create more flexibility into my own life. I wanted to be more available to my children, to put an end ...
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What to look for when recruiting

Let's face it, recruiting is like starting a journey without a map. It's intricate, sometimes perplexing, and oh-so-challenging. Here are my essentials.
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Why Every Website Needs Google Analytics

In 2023, simply having a website for your brand is no longer enough. To grow your business and stay ahead of the competition, brands have ...
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The Benefits of Having a Blog or Resource Page on your Website

For businesses of any size, having a blog or resource page on your website is crucial for your audience and your business. In this article, ...
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About us Notes from Melissa

Happiness at work week is not where it’s all at…

Last week was happiness at work week. I love a bit of happy at work. In fact, I’m probably one of those people who radiate ...
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Manage a business

Founding a business is tough – this is how I am surviving

This week has been hard. Exhausting.   Something to do with darker mornings, shorter days, sick children, complex school runs and oh yes, having a business ...
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Manage a business

Happiness at Work Week 2023

We are passionate about inspiring happiness at work and believe that happy employees are more productive, flexible, resilient, and creative, and work better with their ...
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I had to get mean and here’s why…

It felt mean, but it was actually just good business.
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Grow a business

48% of UK companies outsource work in 2023, with an increase of 41% since the pandemic

Analysing datasets from Deloitte, IBISWorld and YouGov, SpareMyTime reveals that global spending on outsourcing could hit £571 billion by the end of the year, with ...
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