Pros and cons of a Virtual Assistant

If you’re ready for your first assistant… …or maybe your fifth, have you considered the pros and cons of a Virtual Assistant? There are clear advantages and disadvantages to both. Let’s take a look at what they are! Have you ever sat down and thought about which of your admin tasks have to be done […]

Brokerage versus Team? Which way do you go?

  What is your goal, besides helping people of course? To reach a specific annual income? Isn’t that the bottom line? The question is, starting a brokerage versus a team. Do you need to have your own brokerage to reach your monetary goals, or would your own team suffice?  For a time, I was the […]

Nine Tips when hiring admins

First things first. In another article, I wrote about creating workflows and activity plans that are assigned to your staff people. These activities can also have detailed instructions about what each activity requires to be completed correctly. Having these activity plans/workflows in place before you start hiring admins will make training much easier and faster.  […]

Lose less money when you hire your assistant

When you hire your first staff person you will lose money! It’s unavoidable! So how can you lose less money when you hire an assistant? I’m not just talking about their salary, but more importantly, potential income. When you hire someone you have to train them. The time you take to train them is the […]

Roles in Workflows for Teams

Building a team is a challenging and dynamic effort It may be possible to keep everyone long term, but it’s not likely. When you add your first team member it’s not exactly rocket surgery. The question of who is wearing what hats (who is responsible for which role) is pretty straight forward. You do what […]

IXACT Contact does Social Streaming!

Social Media Lead Generation Made Easy IXACT Contact integrates with Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. That’s great, but it’s just the start. You can post curated, tagged, current, relevant news and magazine content straight into them automatically, on a schedule, all of which is editable. This add-on to IXACT Contact completely automates the process. All you do […]