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Groupon & Living Social – What Are They and How Do They Work for Businesses?

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As a business owner, are you looking for ways to attract customers to your business?

Most business owners are constantly trying to develop new ways to attract customers to their business, especially new customers who will develop into regular customers, continuing to drive repeat revenue. With all the competition out there, it can be difficult to get people to use your business, especially if they are already using someone else in your market. Why get your hair done at a different place, if you already have a good stylist?

Advertising costs money, and yet spending that money does not guarantee that the advertising will work. Sales and special deal pricing can also bring in new customers, but not if that expensive advertising does not work, which could cost you too much in profit if the sale does not generate enough volume.

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How to Construct an Affiliate Program – Understanding Your Needs

Jargon, buzzwords and meaningless expressions

You have built your brand, your products, your services, and now you are getting ready for that all important product launch or event. You’ve done your research and you know that the ways to increase your passive revenue stream are waiting and ready to go, so you can actively go out and make your business the success it is destined be. Now, all you need is to build the affiliate program to sell them.

Maybe you are the one handling the program, or maybe you are working in tandem with your brilliant virtual assistant!

Regardless, one thing is certain. If you don’t know how to build it, then you don’t understand what it takes to run it. This blog is meant to make it easy for you to figure out the very basics of what you need and how they work.

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Featured Weekend Reading (02/10/2012)

My head had a sore feeling.

Woo hoo can you believe that Friday is finally here? And not a moment too soon either! We have all been working extra hard this week and it’s time for some relaxation. It’s supposed to be cold and snowy this weekend but don’t let old man winter ruin your plans. It’s time to get this weekend started.

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How to Make HARO Work for You

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photo credit: Ella es Tanya

Help a Reporter Out, also known as HARO, is a great resource to help develop your own publicity and public relations campaigns for free. Yes, free. Who doesn’t want their public image shown off and awareness increased for free? What HARO does is gives you the opportunity to share your area of expertise with reporters who want it. This, in turn, puts your name in front of your target audience. It’s a win-win, but making use of  HARO can often be time consuming.  It requires dedication and time to stay on top of leads to make it work. But even though this is time intensive, it can become a streamlined process with the proper steps, insight, and an awesome Virtual Assistant. Here are just a few tips and tricks that you can utilize to make HARO work for you.

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February 8th, 2012 by Team CVA | No Comments »

Featured Weekend Reading (02/03/2012)

At Night You Can't Sleep VOL. You Toss and Turn

It’s finally here! That’s right folks it’s finally Friday. We have all worked super hard this week and it’s time for us to relax and unwind and enjoy the weekend. So what are you waiting for get off the computer, let your hair down and get this weekend started.

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