Entrepreneur Lifestyle: Not All Sunshine and Rainbows

Entrepreneurship Not All Sunshine and Rainbows | Kopf Consulting

“You don’t need to work for someone else, you just need to work for yourself.” The phrase I have seen over a thousand times in Facebook groups, tweets, Instagram posts – you name it. Someone exclaims they are fed up working in the “rat race” and everyone chimes in: “Quit. Be your own boss.” “You…

Getting Out of Your Virtual Assistant’s Way

Getting Out of Your Virtual Assistant's Way | Kopf Consulting

As entrepreneurs, we have so much to do! Yes, I am stating the obvious but if you really stop to think about it, we are the content writers, the social media managers, the webmasters, the customer service reps, the butchers, the bakers, the candlestick makers (couldn’t help myself). The point is, we are a one…

Launch Season is Upon Us

Launch Season is Here | Kopf Consulting

September 1st is the (unofficial) kick-off for the launch season! Over the next 4-8 weeks, you may begin to see teasers about what's in store for this holiday season. From freebies in the form of downloads to informative webinars, entrepreneurs will be competing to get your attention (and some of that holiday cash you have…

The Power of Customer Service

Power of Customer Service | Kopf Consulting

Before diving into something profound and astute (who are we kidding) - I have one simple question for you: When someone says "Customer Service", what comes to mind? For me, as a virtual company and an online shopping enthusiast: Long hold times on the phone or via chat (yes - I have had to be…

Don’t Let Small Businesses Become Victims

Don’t Let Small Businesses Become Victims | Kopf Consulting

Many starting and established small business owners are sole proprietors.  This form of business ownership is easy to open and maintain; however, it exposes the personal assets and credit to liability and fraud.  In many cases, if a sole proprietor is held accountable for a debt, the assets of the company are used to pay…

Free Consultations! What’s in It for Me?

Free Consultation | Kopf Consulting

Sign up now for a free consultation! How many times have you seen this when visiting a website, squeeze page, on a Facebook Ad, or even on a billboard when driving past the local park bench? As business owners, we value our time. Why on earth would we want to give any of it away for free?…

UpWork – It Really Isn’t THAT bad…

UpWork | Kopf Consulting

If you are asking yourself "What is Upwork and why is she writing about it", let me start by answering those questions. Upwork according to Wikipedia (the knower of all things) is: a global freelancing platform where businesses and independent professionals connect and collaborate remotely. Translation - it is an easy place for small businesses or…

Can’t Find Clients? This May Be Why…

Can't Find Clients | Kopf Consulting

I have read posts from A LOT of VAs complaining about not being able to find clients.   Here's the thing: The market is insanely oversaturated right now - especially since Forbes published that the best work at home job for 2017 was being a VA. The other issue is that within the plethora of new VAs -…