As the old adage goes, "Time is Money." Yes, time could be regarded as the most vital commodity that one possesses. Business owners are constantly juggling too many tasks at the same time. So, an assistant can help us in getting a lot done while also saving valuable time. But, what if we do not have enough funds to hire an assistant? Or just do not have enough work to keep them busy? Such businesses should consider hiring a virtual assistant.
There is a proverb that says, "Necessity is the mother of invention." According to the Oxford Dictionary, the meaning of the phrase is, "when the need for something becomes imperative, you are forced to find ways of getting or achieving it." For British mom, Julie Deane, the need was a better school environment for her children and the invention, The Cambridge Satchel Company.
Crowd-funding is a method of funding projects through popular support. Its success as a fund-raising method hinges on public interest in the project. If there is a large number of interested individuals (called "backers"), each can make a small contribution (or pledge repeating contributions) which can then add up to a significant chunk of capital. Crowd-funding is starting to become the preferred way of raising money and far more lucrative than traditional bank loans or investor financing.
When it comes to our business, our goals include bringing in large profits, meeting the needs of the clients, and keeping our wallet happy. Yes, it is true that every business has different goals to meet but those are the main objectives for all businesses. So, let's start by asking ourselves a few questions. What are our financial goals? Are we currently meeting them? Do we desire to impact our life and those of others? What is our why?