Tag Archives: business development


selling vi - why cold calls still generate business and 6 ways to get better at them

Selling (vi) – why cold calls still generate business & 6 ways to get them right

Selling (vi) - why cold calls still generate business & 6 ways to get them right. This summer I went to Marrakesh (it’s not all work people ;) - it was the best trip I've been on for ages and truly surpassed all my expectations If you’ve been, you’ll know that there's...

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business development by phone at My Special PA

Pick Up The Phone (and make something happen)

The key theme that’s being going around my head in the last few months is - pick up the phone As the platforms with which we can communicate via text and image only increase, forget F.O.M.O, we seem to be experiencing F.O.P.C (fear of phone calls) Don't we always find a quick...

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6 top tips for working with a virtual assistant

Our Guide to Working With a Virtual Assistant

Our Guide to Working With a Virtual Assistant 1. Communication   We are always happy to suggest ways of working together, but the interaction between you and your Virtual Assistant (VA) should reflect how you work best. Verbal and written communication can both be helpful, depending on the nature of the interaction...

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Sara Levy - My Special PA

6 Top Tips on working with a Business Development Specialist

6 Top Tips on working with a Business Development Specialist Ever since I started up My Special PA in 2009, I have found that the service we get the most enquires for is business development. We also know that many SME company founders and directors feel that they are really best placed to do their...

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Find Your Button: MSPA’s bespoke advice on social media for creative business

Find Your Button: MSPA's bespoke advice on social media for creative business The Brighton ETSY team recently approached My Special PA to give a talk specifically on effective use of social media for creative business. So on the 3rd June, armed with heaps of information about the world of social media (much...

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w/c 21.11.11 – My week – The Highlights by Emma de Polnay

It's been a long but highly enjoyable week 22.11.11 - Tuesday - GET A LOOK IN - I had a call from production designer, Lisa Marie Hall asking me to be a guest speaker at her upcoming 'Get a Look In' workshop. I am really honoured! Lisa wants me to speak...

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