Monday, August 31, 2009

"Multitasking is a Myth" http://bit.ly/Rhnbf
"New Office 2010 build leaks" http://bit.ly/Z9ajs
"Small business losing billions in federal work" http://bit.ly/3Pzuoa
"Do You Have A Business Card?" http://bit.ly/1aj4UY
"10 Awesome Online Tools Your Small Business Should Be Using" http://bit.ly/Orf44

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

"Facebook Tweaks Design, Drops Rounded Corners" http://bit.ly/158JAS
"SBA turns to YouTube" http://bit.ly/17zznZ
"VeriSign Launches New Online Resource to Help Companies Transition From Small Business to Big Sales" http://bit.ly/1zXQkZ
"Why Adults Have Fueled Twitter’s Growth" http://bit.ly/lMs2k (Very interesting!)
"60 Tips for Getting Started in Your Freelance Writing Career" http://bit.ly/m8zOv
"Women in Small Business Exude Optimism" http://bit.ly/5tE4N
"Will Twitter-to-Facebook Publishing Make You Tweet Less?" http://bit.ly/IA3Eb
"Cybercrooks increasingly target small business accounts" http://bit.ly/2AdMMg
"Top 10 Ways To Increasing Productivity & Better Time Management" http://bit.ly/185BVK
"The anti-Twitter: Woofer requires 1,400-character minimum" http://bit.ly/hOXBB
"Top 5 stay-at-home businesses" http://bit.ly/Q6on2 (includes virtual assistance)
"20 Crucial Tools for Working On-the-Go" http://bit.ly/sdWvt
"Twitter Wants To Track Your Clicks" http://bit.ly/CeyVd

Monday, August 24, 2009

"Twitter 101: Be Kind to Your Followers" http://bit.ly/GKecN
"10 Ways Offices Can Save on UPS and FedEx Costs" http://bit.ly/12fNMV

Sunday, August 23, 2009

"Social networking helps some businesses gain customers" http://bit.ly/1M9yoy

Saturday, August 22, 2009

"Keep on tweeting in the free world; Twitter denied trademark" http://bit.ly/3bsAAJ
"Will Microsoft stop selling Office over Word woes?" http://bit.ly/4Ozxq
"How to Go Beyond Your Small Business Blog and Create a Social Media Footprint" http://bit.ly/uRa9b

Thursday, August 20, 2009

"A Lawsuit Tries to Get at Hackers Through the Banks They Attack" http://bit.ly/A8oY6
"Momprenuers: Working for Mom Instead of the Man" http://bit.ly/vUPEX
"Comments Made Anonymously Online Don't Have to Stay that Way" http://bit.ly/j5514
"9 Tips for Working With a Virtual Assistant" http://bit.ly/Av3bw
"How a VA (Virtual Assistant) Can Help Your Business" http://bit.ly/oNvh0

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Good news for those with elderly parents & grandparents! "Wisconsin's SeniorCare drug program extended through 2012" http://bit.ly/clofS
"Yahoo Needs To Fix Yahoo Mail Immediately" http://bit.ly/clofS
"More Wisconsin Farmers Getting On-line" http://ping.fm/e8VAT
"Hackers harness Twitter to do their dirty work" (Something to be aware of, folks!) http://bit.ly/AlWuV
"Creating a Brand That is Uniquely YOU!" http://bit.ly/Oue0E

Monday, August 17, 2009

"How to Use a Virtual Assistant in Your Business" http://bit.ly/DqqR6
"Back to an Office After Working from Home" http://bit.ly/2nL5zb
"English Wikipedia Reaches 3 Million Articles" http://bit.ly/4znc4h
"Quantifying the Economic Impact of the Internet" http://bit.ly/4znc4h (Faculty research from Harvard Business School)
"10 valuable Twitter utilities for business users" http://bit.ly/bchq6
"Growing Pains – The Steps and Stages Small Businesses Need to Go Through" http://bit.ly/YcHwk
"3 Ways to Boost Your Small Business" http://bit.ly/Udi1c
"Simplify Facebook And Twitter With The ABC’s Of Social Media" http://bit.ly/13Ue3s
"IBM Plans Cloud Service to Take on Microsoft, Google & Salesforce" http://bit.ly/K2NBD
"Report says Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle will not run for third term" http://ping.fm/StoYb

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Saturday, August 15, 2009

"Got a Business Lawyer?" http://bit.ly/10ehC0
"3 components to run a successful small business" http://bit.ly/ByVeG
"Five Ways to Get Paid by Small Business Customers" http://bit.ly/5PyLY
"Facebook to face off with new Web rivals" http://bit.ly/iUVzd
"Would you hire a Virtual Office Assistant?" (interesting blog post) http://bit.ly/Jtg9O
"How Twitter plans to get paid" (Virtual Assistants, this is a story to watch!) http://bit.ly/1HYoPp

Friday, August 14, 2009

"IVAACast - The official online magazine of the International Virtual Assistants Association" http://www.ivaacast.org
"Can Microsoft Keep Its Word?" http://bit.ly/11ewy8
(Patent lawsuit details)
"Microsoft To Continue IE6 Support Until 2014" http://bit.ly/IJBed
"Strategies: Entrepreneurs, don't go it alone ... especially now" http://bit.ly/RiqDn
"The International Virtual Assistants Association (IVAA) Announces its 4th Annual Online Summit 'Your Link to Success'" http://bit.ly/12iyOy
"The Small Business Web is Now Online and Connected" http://bit.ly/3WKt9
"Twitter Is Revamping Retweets, Launches A Retweet API" http://bit.ly/H2XkH

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

"Facebook Tests 'Lite' Version of Service" http://bit.ly/XVVRE
"Facebook tweaks its terms to address ads, privacy" http://bit.ly/owTHf

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

"What Will Health Care Reform Cost You?" http://ping.fm/huX2G
"SBA names new Midwest administrator" http://ping.fm/GN6Qb
"Cyber attacks continue at Twitter, Facebook, LiveJournal" http://bit.ly/12wPbx
"Facebook Buys FriendFeed: What Does It Mean?" http://bit.ly/9A5eY

Monday, August 10, 2009

"Small business: 5 common cost-cutting mistakes" http://bit.ly/SFjnX
"Tr.im Bites The Dust, Blames Twitter" http://bit.ly/11IidX
"Business Support Services Are Here to Aid the Entrepreneur" http://bit.ly/OaBSB
"Operating a home-based business means making some adjustments" http://bit.ly/agy6f
"Virtual Assistants and Small Businesses See More Profits With a Virtual Terminal" http://bit.ly/1xTqh1 (Great article by Diana Ennen)

Sunday, August 9, 2009

"REPORT: iTunes 9 to Support Twitter, Facebook, and Last.fm" http://bit.ly/1223vH
"7 No Cost Tips to Market Your Business" http://bit.ly/41OqO
"Your Customers Are Your Best Marketing Tool" http://bit.ly/nNDhj
"Freelance executives catching on" http://bit.ly/44Vbk
"Career Outlook For Virtual Assistants." http://bit.ly/5N26E
"The New 4 Letter Word…" http://bit.ly/K3zxx
"Why Join [International Virtual Assistants Association] IVAA? Presentation" http://bit.ly/7Pv4c

Saturday, August 8, 2009

"Virtual Assistant Kathie Thomas used social media tools to birth Australian VA Industry" http://bit.ly/WoUJc
"Open Source: Dead and Gone? Nah. Experiencing A Quiet Revolution." http://bit.ly/k1aRM
"27 Work-from-Home Advantages and Why I’ll Never Go Back" http://bit.ly/AiMsR
"IVAA and Their Real Estate VA's Spread the Word About REALTOR Virtual Convention" http://bit.ly/tHjnK
"Is Microsoft Office For Mac Just Around The Corner?" http://bit.ly/DGYdJ

Friday, August 7, 2009

"62 Ways to Use Twitter for Business" http://bit.ly/JDQeu
"Blackberry Twitter Rage: Third-Party App Still Suffering From Attack" http://bit.ly/33Oki8
"Digital Certificates - Don't Do Business Online Without Them" http://bit.ly/4uRGwW
"Smartsheet: Online Spreadsheets for Project Collaboration" http://bit.ly/1xBLe
"Hackers attack Twitter, Facebook also slows down" (An explanation of yesterday's snafu) http://bit.ly/18CrXB
"What are some of the most common mistakes made with a home-based business?" http://bit.ly/6luhS

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

"100 Online Tools for Non-Profits" (or anyone, really) http://bit.ly/3wTmYs
"To-Do Lists: 12 Online Tools for Organizing Your Tasks" http://bit.ly/4tbz5L
"Starting a business in a recession" http://bit.ly/SluZw
"INQ Mobile Announces Twitter Phones" http://bit.ly/UeC6l
"The Best Cities For Working Mothers" http://bit.ly/w2tut
"What's on the Pentagon's mind? Facebook" http://bit.ly/MWYIp
"Marketing Tip: Small Business Owners Systems to Keep in Touch In Order To Build Referrals" http://bit.ly/wqZ55
"Virtual Assistant Jobs are Not Easy Money" http://bit.ly/1M9Do
"Businesses turn to Facebook for word-of-mouth advertising" http://bit.ly/40UKXw
"Stop keeping up & start getting ahead: How 2 use social media 2 support your personal & business goals & relationships" http://bit.ly/xa38X
"How To Set Up A Google Store In Minutes" http://bit.ly/2a43EI (Wow - Google seems to be on fire right now!)
"Business : The Do's and Don'ts of Blogging" http://bit.ly/wu3AA

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

"Google Expands Business E-Mail Support With Sender Customization" http://bit.ly/bXgs7
"How Bing and Twitter Can Save Journalism" http://bit.ly/jLgat
"Where to Find Free WiFi HotSpots Around the World" http://bit.ly/hRmDN
"YouTube 101 for Small Businesses" http://bit.ly/12VNsk
"Yahoo piggybacks on Twitter for updated Delicious" http://bit.ly/gpsoN
"Managed Service Providers Demand Firefox Support" http://bit.ly/aUX6b
"Survey Finds Twitter Top Among 'Fortune 100' Companies" http://bit.ly/CHUrz
"Facts for Families: What every parent needs to know about Facebook" http://bit.ly/48Rt7
"Vistaprint Rolls Out Sword Ciboodle for Enhanced Customer Support" http://bit.ly/1LT94z
"Twitter Rules for Now, But What's Next?" http://bit.ly/x0n0p
"Airlines offer cheap Twitter fares -- $9 to Vegas, anyone?" http://bit.ly/3ngte
"Facebook the leader in social networking survey" http://bit.ly/Dwqsy (As big as the world's 5th most populous country!)
"New Firefox patches authentication security holes" http://bit.ly/BtlmV
"Marines Ban Twitter, MySpace, Facebook" http://bit.ly/CWD5r
"IVAACast: The official online magazine of the International Virtual Assistants Association" http://www.ivaacast.org
"PayPal Users Hit by Global Service Outage" http://bit.ly/1wtfS
"For the Self-Employed, It's an Endless Workweek" http://bit.ly/tYNqN
"Customer Service & Customer Engagement – Your Competitive Edge" http://bit.ly/19VH7Z
"Twitter Tips: How To Search Twitter Smarter" http://bit.ly/QH05j

Monday, August 3, 2009

"A real demand for virtual assistants" (Mentions IVAA's President, Cindy Opong) http://bit.ly/TQUiX
"Seven Reasons Why We Need Net Neutrality Now" http://bit.ly/xn2c3
"IVAACast: The Official Online Magazine of the International Virtual Assistants Association" http://www.ivaacast.org
"Small business: 6 ways to avoid costly hiring errors" [Use a virtual assistant! ;)] http://bit.ly/dbbLa
"Poll: Adults prefer face time to Facebook" http://bit.ly/JtRgS
"Report: 560,000 fewer online job ads posted" http://bit.ly/h4DxN
"Social Climbers: Facebook Grows Up" http://bit.ly/hspXg
"Beating Your Achilles Heal - 7 Strategies For Running Your Business When You’re Leg’s in Plaster!" http://bit.ly/NmENB
"How to Set Your Virtual Assistant Professional Rates" http://bit.ly/KIi5E
"Global CIO: Why CIOs Need The Transformative Power Of Twitter" http://bit.ly/10qEn0
"Patrick Schwerdtfeger releases new book - Webify Your Business" http://bit.ly/wPwBV
"Google Voice pulled from iPhone causes neutrality questioning" http://bit.ly/n6aOo
"Outsourcing Benefits U.S. Workers, Too" http://bit.ly/3iag6T
"Examples of Niche Marketing Online ... " http://bit.ly/cu3qE
"Twitter: More Secure Than You Think" http://bit.ly/1yttq1
"Procrastination Can Destroy Your Small Biz" http://bit.ly/uoAQj
"Boss Nation: ... According to the Census, more than 10 million Americans are self-employed" http://bit.ly/2dWMof
"Ask an Expert: Want to call it quits? Read this first" http://bit.ly/3KbDrT
"Google Launches A Major Offensive Against Microsoft With 'Going Google'" http://bit.ly/u69IZ
"For Companies, a Tweet in Time Can Avert PR Mess" http://bit.ly/zE4hP
"Many adults say they're not sold on social networks" http://bit.ly/tHxv2
"The Drawbacks of Doing Business With Family" http://bit.ly/ipQDr

Sunday, August 2, 2009

"Tips On Hiring a Great Virtual Assistant" http://bit.ly/uzf1n
"How to Recover From Work at Home Burnout" http://bit.ly/Q42Br
"Why The FCC Wants To Smash Open The iPhone" http://bit.ly/AlEDZ

Saturday, August 1, 2009

"No Favre, no drama, no Twitter in Packers camp" http://ping.fm/nXyIu
"Wisconsin Supreme Court adopts new standard for non-compete clauses" http://ping.fm/cm4C3
"Companies in new age of networking" http://bit.ly/VNwzU
"Business Dress: How to Stay Cool & Professional in The Heat" http://bit.ly/153F4L
"Judge Orders Facebook to Release Source Code" http://bit.ly/3jxaAQ
"Sued for a tweet: How not to deal with complaints on Twitter" http://bit.ly/10IEvq
"Choosing the right work at home job" http://bit.ly/NHm7Y