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Wondering how to utilize the services of a virtual assistant? Consider outsourcing your internet research needs to virtual assistant.

Internet Research  – Find a Better Webinar Provider

A virtual assistant (VA) can do a thorough research of the each web conferencing provider by using advanced in the Google search engine techniques.  Your VA will also contact each prospective by phone asking questions related to standard criteria you’ve created with your VA. You may ask, “Why call them when they have a website?” The importance of calling each prospective webinar provider is to see if you negotiate a discount for those services or ask about any promotions they offer. This can save your company lots of money.

Your VA will gladly compile a spreadsheet, neatly listing results for each company researched ranging from “best fit” to “close fit”.

About the Author: Priscilla Walker is the president and CEO of Your Dependable VA, Inc., a virtual assistance company. Your Dependable VA provides professional administrative and social media marketing assistance to small businesses. We offer business support so that business owners can free up their time and energy to focus on running their company without getting burned out.

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I have listed five key ways to help you pay off your creditors.

Who to Pay First

The first step is to decide who to pay off first. Some top priorities to consider paying off would be: lenders, past due taxes, vendors, etc.

About the Author: Priscilla Walker is the president and CEO of Your Dependable VA, Inc. (YDVA, Inc.), a business support & cost effective solutions company. We provide high premium business support and cost effective solutions for small businesses. We focus on administrative assistance, social media marketing, and business development. For more information, please contact us at YourDependableVA@gmail.com.

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Follow-Up with Overdue Accounts

Do not wait any longer. Follow-up with customers that have overdue accounts. It is always good to pickup large checks in person.

Lastly, utilize account aging reports to help you determine the projected cash flow.

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About the Author: Priscilla Walker is the president and CEO of Your Dependable VA, Inc. (YDVA, Inc.), a business support & cost effective solutions company. We provide high premium business support and cost effective solutions for small businesses. We focus on administrative assistance, social media marketing, and business development. For more information, please contact us at YourDependableVA@gmail.com.

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Survive & Thrive: How to Get Quick Cash from Your Customers

In this recession, all businesses could you use more money in their accounts. Here are some tips for increasing your cash flow in a tight credit market.

Bill Customers ASAP

Require your customers/clients to make deposits; try to obtain your cash payments at the time of service. You can also include discounts if the customer makes prepayments.

About the Author: Priscilla Walker is the president and CEO of Your Dependable VA, Inc. (YDVA, Inc.), a business support & cost effective solutions company. We provide high premium business support and cost effective solutions for small businesses. We focus on administrative assistance, social media marketing, and business development. For more information, please contact us at YourDependableVA@gmail.com.

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Surviving in a recession can be taxing. This blog is intended to help you thrive, even in this economic state.

Make a list of financial problem areas in your business

Nuff said.. Putting your problems on paper helps to de-clutter the information from your brain. This will make you a more efficient business owner.

Organize your financial papers in one place

Choose a good filing cabinet with good functionality is always best. The following categories will help you to make organizing a simple and time-efficient task: Paycheck stubs, Employee benefit statements and, Retirement statements, Credit card statements, Debt documentation, Investment information, and charitable donation receipts.

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Now that I have explained the definition, value, and benefits of having a business mentor: I can now show you how to get one.

You can find a mentor via:

SCORE organization (previously known as the Service Corps of Retired Executives) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides free business mentoring services to entrepreneurs in the United States.

http://www.score.org/index.html

MicroMentor is a free online service that connects small business owners with business mentors. This organization puts experience to work by offering business professionals important volunteer opportunities and by offering entrepreneurs one-on-one advice to help build successful businesses.

https://www.micromentor.org/

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The internet, business contacts, and industry analysts all great resources to use when you (the business owner) are trying to grow and sustain your business. However, only a business mentor can share with you true wisdom, simply because they’ve been there and done that. This is empowering for the business owner because they learn from the business mentor’s mistakes.

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