The thing is, some of us struggle with pricing, because although we understand our customer’s needs, desires and pain points, we don't necessarily walk into our small business on day one with the confidence and understanding of how to charge people for our skills and experience.Read More
As the financial year closes out, business owners are in a great position to review performance over the past 12 months.
On top of reviewing financial data we also suggest looking at other aspects of your business, for example your analytics can reveal which lead generation pipe worked best for you. Its a great time to make some strategic decisions to help your business grow and expand your net profit.
The end of financial year also marks a year in business for Two Girls and a Laptop. Jacqui takes some time to reflect on some of the lessons we’ve learnt over the past year.Read More
Getting a biz off the ground (and keeping it viable) isn’t easy. Those first few years where you’re seriously working your butt off and also ploughing every cent you earn back in the biz. Those moments of doubt when you could be working half the hours for someone else and bringing home 5 (or 10 times!) the cash.
Its hard...Read More
We’ve had an influx of clients go through our 'business plan review' session of late so we’ve been in the thick of guiding clients with their business goals and strategy - and well, its been awesome.
The light bulb moments, bringing the goals to life and paving those clear next steps - all of these things help reduce our clients feeling of overwhelm and thats why we enjoy what we do.
So if you are a little stuck on where to start with your own business plan we have some tips …Read More
Have you ever spent 10 hours trying to work something out for yourself, to then turnaround and pay someone to do it anyway? We have. Multiple times in fact. We would love to say that with 'hindsight' we would have gone straight to outsourcing it - however, we get it, for small business this is ALWAYS a learning.
We like to think we coined the phrase 'multi-disciplined VA' - when in actual fact, we are sure we didn't - but for those that weren't aware, not all virtual assistants were created equal. You may have noticed a significant rise in the amount of virtual assistants popping up on your social feed spruiking their wares, and like us this might have sparked a very keen interest into how you can offload some stuff, so you've got more time to work on other stuff!
After meeting Karen Vivarelli (aka. Karen the VA) online, we were keen to interview her to provide some tips and also insights for our community on how a VA can support small business.
"You and your business has every right to succeed and thrive and you don’t have to do it alone. The people out there who are killing it, aren't doing it alone. They play to their strengths and get help with their gaps"Read More