The Trusty Oak Blog

Your Guide to a Monthly Marketing Plan With Your Virtual Assistant

At Trusty Oak, marketing services are one of the most requested areas where clients ask for support. Therefore, we have virtual assistants versed in content creation, social media marketing, email marketing, website content strategy,… Read more »

Roadblocks That Keep Us From Achieving Our Goals

Kristin Burke’s mission is to help others maximize their potential and achieve their definitions of success. As a goal achievement coach, Kristin collaborates with women, entrepreneurs and leaders to accomplish breakout… Read more »

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How to Use Time-Blocking for Productivity

One of the most common responses I hear when someone looks at my calendar is “whoa.” I get it – my calendar looks a little crazy.  I’ve got more colors… Read more »

What It’s Like to Recruit Virtual Assistants During the Great Resignation

What’s it like to recruit for flexible, remote jobs during the great resignation? Busy. Busy as in we’ve added extra steps to our hiring process to weed out applicants early… Read more »

3 Tips for Managing the Unexpected | JOYFully BadAss Business Academy™

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon 

Personal Assistant Tasks to Delegate to Your Virtual Assistant

Many of our clients at Trusty Oak delegate professional and business-related tasks to their virtual assistants – from invoicing and payroll assistance to marketing support. But our virtual assistants also… Read more »

Virtual Assistants for Photographers: 5 Tasks to Delegate

Here at Trusty Oak, we have well over a hundred active clients and are equipped to serve in a truly diverse variety of industries, but photographers make up a significant… Read more »

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Our 10 Favorite Apps and Tools for Virtual Assistants

We’ve all found ourselves overwhelmed with work before– especially when it’s remote. It’s so easy to lose track of all the deadlines, meetings, and emails. Thankfully, we live in a… Read more »

Virtual Assistants: 3 Tips for Your Kick-Off with a New Client

If you’re anything like me then, you weren’t always a virtual assistant. You were working not from home in a completely different industry (maybe something more customer service-related), and the… Read more »

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Choosing the Right CMS for Your Website

Content marketing has consistently demonstrated that it is more cost-effective than traditional advertising. You’ll need a suitable content management system (CMS) to make content marketing work online. Investing in the… Read more »

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How Smart Leaders Onboard (and Retain) Virtual Assistants

If you’re looking to onboard with a new virtual assistant, you’re likely also looking for ways to make sure you do it right the first time. Maybe you’ve already done… Read more »

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How to Clean Up Your Inbox in 6 Steps

If you are like many people around the world, you probably have thousands upon thousands of disorganized emails in your inbox. These emails have accumulated over many years, perhaps even… Read more »

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