Client Gift Ideas Under $30

Client gifts are awesome, and perfect to give when you first start with them or at the end of a project. It sets you and your service apart from the rest, especially if you're thoughtful and sincere with your choice of gift.

Click on the picture if you love the gift idea and you'll be taken to the product to learn more and purchase!

Customer Delight Strategies: What to do so your audience falls in love with your business

A customer’s delight is always on my mind, and if you own a business and interact with people buying from you or reading your content, it’s something to think and strategize about. How do you make every interaction and experience as positive as possible? How do you make people feel good and remember you? How do you create loyalty and frequent buyers / readers? You can’t make people love you, but there are a lot of ways to promote happiness and loyalty within your target market!

The Ultimate Email Etiquette Guide: How to keep your email inbox positive and productive!

As much as we may not like to, we are all spending time in one (or multiple) email inboxes everyday. Me? I’m in at least 2, sometimes up to 4 during the day, and dedicate 1-3 hours sending and responding to emails. That’s a lot of time, and a lot of emails. I love it and it's part of my job, but it's because I follow a couple of principles to make it that way!

I’ve learned that by following some simple email etiquette guidelines, I’m able to make my time in the inbox as positive, fast, and efficient as possible. And if everyone followed this rubric of etiquette, our collective email experience would be similar! 

GMAIL HACK: THE 5 BEST GMAIL LABS YOU NEED TO USE ASAP

Do you feel like you want to murder your inbox at times? Like, when you go into your email you just want to archive everything and pretend the apocalypse happened to Google’s servers? Well, you don’t have to feel like this! 

I think it’s pretty safe to say that the majority of us are familiar with Google’s email service, Gmail. If not, and you’re still on Hotmail or AOL or MSN, come join the Gmail gang. I have a Gmail account for my personal email and one for my work email that I have through Google Apps (which allows me to have an (at) beverlybean.com domain for my email -- super profesh).

HOW TO HAVE THE BEST EXPERIENCE WITH YOUR NEW VIRTUAL ASSISTANT

You’ve met the virtual assistant of your dreams and just signed the contract. She’s seriously amazing --so knowledgeable, super organized, and right within your budget. OMG, you’re going to be saving so much time. There’s just one thing ...you know how to run your business, but when it comes to packaging certain tasks in such a way for someone else to be able to do it, you’re drawing a blank, so you start to feel a little lost.