Today I’m talking with productivity maven and Virtual Assistant extraordinaire Tahlia Meredith.
We’re talking about how to make networking and marketing easy, why you don’t need the perfect elevator pitch to win people over and the secret tip about scheduling that no one tells you.
Tahlia shares a tonne of amazing tips, tools and tech to help you lower your stress levels and totally max out your productivity, plus we’re helping you own your inbox and we’re talking about why having a life away from the computer is one of the most important things that you can do to build your business.
Tahlia is a total productivity maven and there are so many awesome tips in today’s episode that are going to totally help you rock your business. I hope you enjoy the episode, and if you’re enjoying Rock Your Goals the podcast, subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher so you don’t miss an episode.
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Here’s what we’re talking about
- What is a Virtual Assistant (VA) and how can they help you rock your biz?
Tips to help you find your first (or more) of the right clients.
How to make networking and marketing fun.
Why you don’t need a perfect elevator pitch from day one.
The simple approach to scheduling that will change your life.
Tools, apps and tech to make life online easier.
Productivity tips that will knock your socks off.
Ditching inbox overwhelm and being the boss of your emails.
How to be generous and give back without being taken advantage of.
Why having a life away from the computer is one of the most important things you can do for yourself, your clients and your business.
Tools to help you schedule the shiz out of your social media.
Resources mentioned in this interview
ROCK YOUR INBOX – a free 10 page eBook to help you own your inbox now! Includes 10 tips to help you tame your inbox + 3 done for you auto-reply scripts to buy you time.
Tools, Apps and Tech:
Google Calendar + Google Docs (You need a Gmail account to use them but they’re great free tools)
Toggl – online time tracking tool (free and paid versions available)
Meet Edgar – social media scheduling tool (paid service)
Plus here’s an awesome article from ProBlogger about Edgar which includes a brilliant ‘how to’ video and a one month free trial of Edgar (thanks Darren Rowse and the ProBlogger team)
Hootsuite – social media scheduling (free and paid options available)
CoSchedule – social media scheduling tool with plugin that allows it to run inside your WordPress dashboard (paid service with 14 day free trial available)
Buffer – social media scheduling (free and paid options available)
Pocket – cool app that lets you save articles, videos, images, pretty much anything for later
Evernote – an app that allows you to make notes, save images, articles, links and share your notes with others
OneNote – the Microsoft version of Evernote
To Doist – an app to restore your sanity when it comes to To Do lists – set up lists via your phone, tablet or computer, view and edit anywhere, anytime
Awesome People, Websites, Workshops + Videos:
Olyvia – brilliant website with loads of tips for bloggers and business mavens
Little Blog Big – their workshops are choc full of brilliant tips for bloggers
Yes and Yes + Sarah Von Bargen = awesome
Marie Forleo’s video about managing people who want to ‘pick your brains’
Other great resources
Jab Jab Jab Right Hook by Gary Vaynerchuk^
Blog Society’s Digital Bravery Course^
Connect with Tahlia
The Melbourne Freelancer Website
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