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Author Archives: Vanita Cyril

The Hidden Benefits of Owning Your Own Business

The benefits of owning your business

There are many highly valued and unusual or unexpected benefits to running your own business. They rarely get mentioned, but they are always there. Many entrepreneurs will tell you that sometimes these hidden benefits are worth more than the business itself. One of the most valuable, but also most unexpected benefits are the deep, lifelong […]

Why Your Subconscious Impacts Your Business Planning Success

End of year can be super stressful for us entrepreneurial moms. There are holiday sales to manage, the bookkeeping to correlate and bonuses to hand out along with holiday shopping and family visits to plan. The beginning of the year is no easier. We’ve got to get our numbers together for the CPA and get […]

Etsy vs Your Own Website - Which One Is Right For Your Business?

After years of ignoring the pleas of friends, family, and clients to start an online business so you can help the masses (really, people are fine with paying good money for your help!), you’ve finally decided to extend your practice to the world wide web. You’re going to offer your services, and/or products online. But […]

My Pandemic Safety Net

Pandemic Relief

There were a lot of financial promises made at the onset of the COVID19 pandemic, including stimulus packages, support for small businesses, pandemic relief, food programs, temporary rent relief, and so much more. I hadn’t seen any of this promised financial assistance until this week, when Facebook approved my small business grant of $2500. I […]

15 Specialized Virtual Assistant Businesses You Can Start From Home!

If you have experience working in a specific industry or with an online business-related platform, you can quickly turn those skills into working remotely as a virtual assistant. If you look at the world of work, you soon realize that people who specialize make more money than those who don’t. This works in all aspects […]

No Writing Required: Create Compelling, Shareable Content Without Writing a Word

Does the thought of blogging leave you cold? You’re not alone. In fact, if you ask most any online business owner what their most dreaded task is, blogging will likely rank right up there with bookkeeping and cold calling. With few exceptions, most people simply do not like to write, so they find any excuse […]

No List? No Problem! How to Build an Audience with Paid Ads

We’ve been told (and told and told) for years that “the money is in the list” and that “your mailing list is your biggest business asset.” But if your list numbers are hovering in the low four-figures—or fewer—with no sign of growth on the horizon, such advice can seem a bit unhelpful. The fact is, […]

The Art of Being Shareable

Ever wonder what makes some Facebook posts, videos, or blogs “go viral,” while yours are lucky to have 7 shares and two comments? While it might seem like some well-kept secret, the truth is it’s easy enough to create shareable content, if you put some thought and creativity into your efforts. Everyone Loves Infographics Whether […]