Tutorial: Backing up your WordPress Website

One of the most common questions I receive is ‘How do I back up my database?’. Unfortunately a small number of people do back up their websites. There have been quite a few cases recently where people have lost their entire website with no back up. So I wanted to...

How do people feel?

This quote is just what I need and it is very true. Potential clients will buy from you because of how you make them feel. Current clients will continue to work with you because of how you make them...

Is Email Marketing still relevant?

Social media is one of the most talked about ways to stay in contact with your customers and whilst it is really effective, don’t forget the e-mail marketing option. Email Marketing is still one of the best ways to reach your customers. Nearly everyone has an email...

Avoid Bad Experiences Working With a Virtual Assistant

The talk around the Virtual Assistance industry is that working with a VA will make your life easier. In fact the role of the Virtual Assistant is to make your business life easier, however sometimes it just isn’t as easy as it looks. So why do some people have a bad...

Oursourcing Your Way to Success in 2012

So you have made the decision that 2012 is going to be your year. You want to grow your business and you have decided that outsourcing your administration to a Virtual Assistant is the way to help do this. Great decision! This can be a very scary time outsourcing...

Facebook FAQ’s for Business

Interacting on Facebook Business pages is a common question here at Little Miss Useful, so I wanted to share with you my top 5 questions clients ask me. 1. Can a page see my personal information if I LIKE them? Pages cannot see the profiles of people who like the...

Websites that work

Your website is one of the most important tools for your business in today’s online world. Your website can make or break your business. So you want to ensure your website is performing well and converting visitors into valuable clients. Here are my top tips for...

Unfinished Business – How to get the job done!

My office has been in shambles lately with not enough time to actually clean my office. So I asked one of my lovely clients Adele Blair of Green Apple Organising to give us some tips on how to organise your office.   With the new financial year upon us, wouldn’t...

The power of positive thinking

This past fortnight has been quite a challenge for me and the business.  Every business has its ups and downs and this time it was more down than up (or so I thought). As a contractor to other small businesses my business really revolves around the work that comes...

Facebook Etiquette Tips

I was chatting to a colleague about Facebook the other day about etiquette for using Facebook and in particular when using Facebook for business. Facebook is an extremely powerful tool for businesses but you need to use Facebook correctly. This is a list of things...