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When coaching new virtual assistants, we often talk at length about whether or not they should niche down. Niching down has been a big discussion in the creative industry – and while it’s mostly something discussed for photographers, I think every business owner needs to think about what’s best for them. So today, I wanted […]

Should I Niche Down as a Virtual Assistant?

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Should I Niche Down as a Virtual Assistant? VA and content writer Kristina Dowler discusses knowing when to niche down services

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When people ask me why they should blog, I always tell them that it makes Google happy. And when Google’s happy, everything else in your business is happy because you’re reaching new audiences, demonstrating your expertise and so much more. But the benefits and purposes of blogging don’t end there. Blogging can be a great […]

How to Use Blogs to Market Your Business

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How to use blogs to market your business: 3 tips for entrepreneurs from content writer Kristina Dowler of Dot the I's Outsourcing

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One of the common concerns I hear when working on blog content with clients is they feel that after a few posts, everything starts to feel the same. They find themselves repeating phrases and the story, because they don’t know what to write. But there’s an easy way to make sure this doesn’t happen. Use […]

Why You Should Use Questionnaires for Your Blogs

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One of my favorite ways to help my clients organize their blog and blog calendar so that they can be consistent in their posting is to help them build a blog workflow. Workflows aren’t just for client experience. They’re literally for any process in your business that happens again and again – but that’s another […]

Why You Need A Blogging Workflow

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Why You Need A Blogging Workflow: 3 reasons you should be using a workflow for your blogs shared by content writer Kristina Dowler

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Perhaps the hardest part of blogging consistently is coming up with topics. If you aren’t a photographer or business with lots of content happening regularly (like weddings, sessions, or new products), it can feel overwhelming to think of new content each month. And let’s be honest, it’s hard when it’s a “slow” month, no matter […]

How to Decide on Your Blog Content

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How to Decide on Your Blog Content as a small business owner: 3 ways to find content ideas for your business from Dot the I's Outsourcing

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Who’s ready to kick off the new year? While you’re in your office setting all of your goals, filling in your calendars, and organizing all of your thoughts, consider planning your Q1 blogs! I’m a firm believer that with a little planning, everyone can build a well-thought out blog schedule and actually blog consistently. Blogging […]

Planning Q1 Blogs for Your Small Business

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3 easy tips for planning your Q1 blogs as a business owner shared by content writer Kristina Dowler, of Dot the I's Outsourcing

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Being a business owner means I get complete control over my day working from home (well, as much control as I can have with a toddler underfoot). Since going full-time almost 4 years ago, I’ve tried many variations of how my work day goes. It always ebbs and flows, if I’m being honest… again, toddler… […]

How to Set Up Your Day for Success as a Business Owner

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How to Set Up Your Day for Success as a Business Owner: tips shared by virtual assistant Kristina Dowler of Dot the I's Outsourcing.

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Christmas is coming!!! I don’t know about you, but I LOVE the holiday season. I think I’ve gotten even more into this time of year because of my son, but whatever the reason: the busiest time of year is almost here. Since I went full-time in my business, I had one rule for myself. I […]

How to Prepare Your Business for Time Off for the Holidays

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How to Prepare Your Business for Time Off for the Holidays: tips for taking time off for the holiday season as a business owner

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When I started my business, I knew I didn’t want to be working all day every day. That was half of the point of starting my own business: working on my own terms. After having my son, I also knew I wanted to work around his schedule as much as possible. Unfortunately, that means I […]

How to Work Efficiently with Limited Office Hours

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How to Work Efficiently with Limited Office Hours: tips for parents who own businesses shared by Virtual Assistant Kristina Dowler

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One of the things that I’m most proud of when it comes to my business is that I’ve mostly built to where I am by word of mouth. I’ve never paid for advertising and most of my marketing on social media is less about what I do and more about me and my personal brand. […]

How I’ve Built a Business by Word of Mouth Referrals

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How to Build a Business by Word of Mouth Referrals: tips from virtual assistant coach Kristina Dowler of Dot the I's Outsourcing

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5 TIPS TO FIND YOUR FIRST CLIENT AS A VIRTUAL ASSISTANT

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I'm Kristina - a virtual assistant and blog writer for small business owners. My blog is a place to share business tips + tricks, a glimpse into my life, and share even more with you!

Hello!

BUSINESS

Portraits

PERSONAL

Business

Personal

SELF-CARE

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