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Your Mindset is Everything – Finding Business Success Through Getting Your Head Straight

It’s never easy starting anything. A new job, relocating, or even getting married, can all be mind-boggling and nerve-wracking. Then there’s starting a new business. Just thinking about it can… Read more »

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Content Management Systems (CMS) for your Small Business

What is a CMS, and why do you need one? Web-based software used to create and maintain websites is known as a web content management system or CMS. Today, content… 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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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 »

Virtual Assistants Help Small Businesses Scale: 7 Reasons to Hire a VA

As a business owner, it goes without saying that your time is extremely precious. We all know that there are only so many hours in a day and you don’t… Read more »

Four Creative Virtual Fundraising Event Ideas for 2021

Ditch the boring online gala this year and plan a virtual fundraiser that your nonprofit’s donors will never forget! A virtual fundraiser should be an experience people can be part… Read more »

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Five Ways AI Can Help Small Businesses (Beyond Smart CRMs)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been creatively integrated in hundreds of affordable tools that can help small business owners reach new heights in 2021.  

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Entrepreneurs: Why You Should Jump on the Podcast Trend

Podcasting has become one of the most popular ways to create and build brand awareness for a business. Whether you launch a show of your own, are invited to be… Read more »

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6 Tasks to Delegate to Virtual Assistants for Non-Profits

Working in a non-profit means no two days are alike and important tasks can be pushed aside in order to take care of the more immediate needs of your clients… Read more »

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Guest Author Kelley Dwyer: How to Protect Your Business From Crisis Situations

As entrepreneurs, we’re facing unprecedented uncertainty and challenges. The good news? We don’t have to go it alone. Now more than ever, togetherness and collaboration are essential. Amber Gray, Founder,… Read more »

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Be a Beekeeper: How Non-Profits Can Fundraise During Covid-19

Over the past couple of months during the Covid-19 emergency, your emotions may very well have run the gamut from confusion, to indignation, to hope, to resignation—and back again. As… Read more »

Guest Author Jeremy Self: 5 Things I Know About Investing Right Now

Guest Post: Jeremy Self As entrepreneurs, we’re facing unprecedented uncertainty and challenges. The good news? We don’t have to go it alone. Now more than ever, togetherness and collaboration are… Read more »