Getting Organized for the New Year Part 2: Staying Organized Day to Day

Getting Organized for the New Year Part 2: Staying Organized Day to Day

Life as a virtual assistant can often look like a virtuosic balancing act.  We create our own schedules and are always looking for more space in the day to help our clients propel their businesses forward. We use tools like teamwork, zoom.us, and Google drive to keep us all on the same page, share information and ideas, and keep documents organized. Each of us has our own ways of balancing our everyday schedules but there are a few consistent habits that everyone on the Done By 5 team uses to stay on track and organized. Here are some:

Getting Organized for the New Year. Part 1: Creating the Ideal Workspace

Getting Organized for the New Year.             Part 1: Creating the Ideal Workspace

People use the new year as an opportunity to update and renew, which is why we make resolutions. We recognize that we need changes, or to take risks to make our lives better, so we can live happier, healthier lives. I had set my resolutions, but this change was beyond just a resolution, it was necessary for me, my business, and the small business I work for. I needed to create my ideal workspace.

Done By 5, Done In 5

Done By 5, Done In 5

Here at Done by 5, we have created a series of blogs called “Done by 5, Done in 5.” These blogs will not only address the nitty gritty side of running your small business like how to prepare business letters and invoices, but also give tips and tools of the things we like or have helped us aid the small businesses we work with. They maybe “how to guides” or must have apps or maybe some great gift ideas for clients. The greatest part, it will be 5 steps, or 5 tools, or 5 likes.To kick off our first Done By 5, Done in 5, we thought we would give you tools on how to, well, be Done By 5.

Tackling Social Media

Tackling Social Media

Our role at Done By 5 is to make the lives of small business owners easier.  Often what that means is finding ways to create high quality work swiftly. 

Social media is one of the biggest challenges for many of our clients and a project that we're often asked to take on and lead. If you have any hand in business (big or small) these days you know how important a social media presence is.

6 Keys To Running A Small Business

6 Keys To Running A Small Business

At Done By 5, we know that starting and running your own small business is no small task. We’re running, not only our own business, but helping more small businesses operate at the their best potential. From our experience behind the scenes, in the back offices, and on the ground getting our hands dirty, we’ve noticed patterns of where stress comes from in a small business and how to minimize it and get high quality work done efficiently.