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One of the biggest changes I’ve made for my own business in the last year is what I lovingly refer to as “CEO Days”. Simply, these days are designed for me to work ON my business, instead of IN my business. As a service based business owner, most days at my desk are spent completing […]

CEO Days: What they are and why you need one

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CEO Days: Tips to work ON your business instead of IN it as a service based business

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Working from home is one of the best things about running your own business. And this last year, SO many of us learned why it’s nice to be able to work from your own cozy desk or kitchen table… and why it’s not always great either. Over the last few years of working at home […]

3 Ways to Successfully Work from Home

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3 ways to successfully work from home as a small business owner shared by virtual assistant Kristina Dowler of Dot the I's Outsourcing

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Hiring a virtual assistant and expanding your team is exciting! That means your business is growing and it’s time for you to start focusing on only the things YOU can do for your business. It means you’re going to be handing over tasks, relinquishing a little of that control we all desperately want, and leaning […]

What to Ask When Interviewing a Virtual Assistant

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What to ask when interviewing a virtual assistant

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Planning blogs is an easy way to think ahead when it comes to your content. Whether you plan out your blogs on paper, a digital calendar, or your favorite app, I want to share some of my tips to create a blog schedule. Blog schedules help you plan ahead, organize your content, and will always […]

How to Create a Blog Schedule

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How to create a blog schedule shared by business educator and blog writer, Kristina Dowler of Dot the I's Outsourcing

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A little known fact about me: I have a degree in Psychology. And, I struggle with anxiety. Living with anxiety as a mom is hard and being a business owner with anxiety sometimes feels even harder. If I know anything, I know that I’m not alone. Today, I want to take a moment to remind […]

Being a Business Owner with Anxiety

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Tips for being a business owner with anxiety

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When I first started as a photographer, I listened to a lot of educational videos and read about many other women who ran successful businesses. One thing they shared often was how they outsourced parts of their work, so that they could focus on what was most important. As I began to work as a […]

3 Signs You Need to Outsource

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3 signs you need to outsource from virtual assistant blog writer

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When you start to write blogs often, it’s no surprise that occasionally it feels like you’re writing the same thing over and over again. I promise you – the only person that notices is you, but I totally get how it feels. If you’re looking to keep your blog content fresh, check out these three […]

3 Tips to Keep Your Blog Content Fresh

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3 Ways to keep your blog content fresh

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As someone who spends most of her time blogging, I’ve learned a few things over the years. Something that comes up a lot when working with my clients is what “alt text” even is, why its matters, and how to use it! Today, I’m breaking down exactly what it is and why you should pay […]

Why Adding Alt Text to Your Blogs Matters | Tips for Blogging

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When I first started as a photographer, blogging was definitely all the rage. Everyone was talking about how important it was. And then, all of a sudden, their marketing tactics changed and it seemed like no one was talking about it. Instead, everything became Facebook groups and Instagram Reels. So it doesn’t surprise me that […]

3 Reasons You Should Blog for Your Small Business

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Three reasons to blog for your small business from business educator and blog writer, Kristina Dowler of Dot the I's Outsourcing.

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Working from home means I’ve been able to design my office space, work hours, and work systems to my liking. It also means I work from a corner office in my bedroom instead of a full office (like I one day dream of having by the beach!). Since I don’t have a lot of space […]

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