There are a lot of misconceptions out there floating around about Online Business Managers and working with them, and I think that stems from a lot of confusion about what an OBM actually is and does.
This drives me crazy sometimes, because it stops people from working with an OBM when that could make all the difference in their business.
Knowledge is power, and I want to make sure you know what to expect when you work with an OBM and how they can help your business.
If you have concerns about working with an OBM or if you just aren’t sure what an OBM does (don’t worry, you aren’t alone!), I’m here to shed some light on things.
Here are some of the most common misconceptions I hear about OBMs and working with them.Read More
Virtual assistant, online business manager, online project manager…you’ve heard all these terms, but do you know what they mean? What’s the difference between these three professionals, and which one do you need? I’ve written about the virtual assistant vs online business manager dilemma before. Here’s how to know if you’re ready for an OBM. Let’s take…Read More
Whether you’re new to outsourcing or you’ve worked with professionals before like virtual assistants, graphic designers, copywriters, or web designers, you might be wondering what kind of help you need in order to take your business to the next level.
Most business owners get to a point where they wonder if they need a VA (or a few of them) or if they need to bring on an online business manager or project manager to handle some of the bigger managerial tasks in their business.
First of all, let’s look at what an OBM does and how are they’re different from VAs.
An OBM, or online business manager, takes on the role of manager in your business. They help put your big plans into action by organizing and delegating tasks, and supervising business operations to make sure stuff’s getting done. They monitor to make sure everything is being taken care of along with making sure it is organized so you don’t have to.
They can also provide accountability, which can be a business game changer all on its own.Read More
You’ve probably heard about outsourcing a lot, but maybe you’re scared to take the leap.
It might be because you’re afraid of the cost, or maybe you just don’t know how to get started. Maybe you’re just so buried in tasks that you don’t feel like you have even five minutes to just think about tasks you could outsource, let alone find someone to take the work off your hands.
Believe me, I’ve been there, and I’ve heard (and lamented) just about every fear and hang-up in the book when it comes to outsourcing business tasks.Read More
In February, I got to spend a beautiful month in California on Coronado Island, my favorite place in the world! It was a wonderful opportunity and though I was still working, I wasn’t doing nearly as many hours as usual.
Instead, I got to spend some quiet time reflecting and dreaming about my business, relaxing on the beach, and playing with my son.
How was this possible?Read More
As I was thinking of April, I couldn’t help but think ‘April showers bring May flowers.’ In that spirit, I decided that I want to shower you with the brilliance of some of my favorite people this month.Read More
For many entrepreneurs, hiring a Virtual Assistant or Online Business Manager is one of the best things they’ve ever done for their business. Often, it’s been the turning point that led to higher sales, greater profits, and a general up leveling of their business and brand.
Here’s how an online business manager can help you grow your business and profits.Read More
Thinking of hiring an online business manager, but you aren’t sure where to start or even if it’s the right choice for you? Don’t worry, most entrepreneurs feel this way before they take the leap. Most later report that it’s the best thing they’ve ever done for their business! We understand. Here’s exactly what to expect when you hire an OBM.Read More