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What to Consider Before…

Get the Right Results from Outsourcing When running your business has gotten to a stage where you can’t manage the day to day tasks, outsourcing elements of the business is an option to consider.  Before you do however, it’s important that you connect with the right people who understand your needs and have the skills, knowledge and experience to help complete the project in a way that meets your objectives. Reasons why you might consider outsourcing. For one you have acknowledged that you don’t have the core skills required to start never mind complete a project. Secondly, by outsourcing the..

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Hire a Content/Copy Writer

As a Business Owner Let Me Ask You This? Are you recognised as the “go to” business for your product/service? If not do you know why? It’s disheartening when you put so much work into your day to day business and yet the customers just aren’t coming your way either online through your website or offline through your shop door. Let me ask you another question how good is the content you put out there? If you are writing it yourself great! Or is it? Let’s be honest, marketing a business is a skill itself and not everyone is cut..

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Updating Data Privacy and…

A follow on blog to  written by  a registered Virtual Assistant at Outsource2day. Data Privacy & Data Collection Notices  This fourth post covers the next steps to become compliant including updating your Data Privacy policy and or Statement and Collection Notices. Once you have completed the data audit, () you should have a good idea of the various ways you have been collecting personal data for your business activities (that is, where the data you collected originated from).  Doing the data audit is also a good opportunity to delete data that is no longer required for any business purposes. Data Privacy Policy and or..

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GDPR - It's All…

A follow on blog to  written by  a registered Virtual Assistant at Outsource2day. Consent and GDPR? What's that all about? The wording goes, more or less like this: Consent must be freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous. Eh, OK, so what does that mean? As mentioned in , the regulation has been put in place to protect an individual’s personal data. With so much of our time spent online, we have become used to giving away our personal data without a second thought. How many times have we signed up for an online subscription and clicked submit without reading the terms and conditions..

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Data Collector or Data…

A follow on blog to  written by a registered Virtual Assistant at Outsource2day.   Who or what is a Data Controller? In the case of a sole trader, you are a Data Controller because you are collecting personal data for your business activities including sales and marketing and/or any other activities that involve recording personal data. To draw comparisons, FACEBOOK is a company and it’s also a Data Controller.  But because it’s such a big company it will have several Data Officers taking care of its GDPR compliance. They are probably quite busy at the moment!   Who or What..

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GDPR & Sole Traders…

The Bare Basics This blog was written by a registered Virtual Assistant with Outsource2day. If you are a sole trader, like me, living in Ireland, you will be keen to find out how to become compliant. I will be sharing the information I have gathered over the past few months in a series of posts.  These are my own views. I won’t be using legal jargon or providing information that relates to bigger companies, as they have their own HR and IT staff to handle their compliance.  I hope you will find the posts helpful and feel free to add..

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WHAT IF MULTI-TASKING MEANT…

You hear it all the time, multi-tasking is a great skill etc, but what if by constantly multi-tasking we’re being less productive? If we are constantly multi-tasking eventually something must give and that comes in the form of exhaustion, burn out and just that hazy feeling that your brain is literally fried! If you were to take 10 minutes out of your day and think about all that you do daily what would that look like?  A very long list I can bet.  Here’s the thing, our brains weren’t meant to handle multiple tasks at the same time, to use..

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