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How to better manage your emails

Emails are great…emails are also the bane of the business owner.  It’s a never ending flurry of enquires, orders or ‘junk’ emails.   In my previous ‘life’ I probably dealt with around 400+ emails per day as I worked on 3 different projects so it was a constant battle.  In less time that it takes to […]

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Where to find quality stock photographs

As you may or may not be aware, using multi media in your social media posts can increase engagement.  I’m sure we would all LOVE to have time to spend clicking away taking good quality, photos to use on our Twitter, Facebook or Instagram posts however time does not always allow. What you’re not allowed […]

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The Importance of Taking a Break

We all know what it’s like…if we’ve got an office day, we’ll sit at our desks in the morning and before you know it, it’s 4pm and you literally haven’t stopped for lunch OR we’ve grabbed something and then eaten it at our desk. This was definitely the case for me when I worked in […]

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Tips for Getting Paid on Time

Managing cash flow is probably one of the most important issues when running your own business. Before you start any work with any customer / client (new or existing) it is important to ensure that you have confirmation of the terms agreed and confirmation from your customer / client. This might sound obvious, but without […]

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Benefits of working with a Virtual Assistant

Here at Boatman Admin Services, we strongly believe that our clients see us as an investment, not an expense.  If you’ve never worked with a Virtual Assistant and want to know why you should have someone like us on your team, then here’s a few benefits… As an independent contractor to your business, you don’t […]

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The Importance of Maintaining a Work Life Balance

When you run your own business it can be all about the work, work, work, work, work, work, work (as said by Rihanna). Work–life balance is a concept including proper prioritising between “work” (career and ambition) and “lifestyle” (health, pleasure, leisure, family and spiritual development/meditation) however we all know that this can be extremely difficult […]

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Top 5 Time Killers

If you run your own business, you’ll know that there are never enough hours in the day.  You sit at your desk at 9am and before you know it, it’s 3pm and you haven’t tacked your ‘to do’ list. Here’s our guide to 5 time killers! Emails There seems to be a never ending tranche […]

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Hello world!

  A very short and sweet introduction!! Welcome to the first blog post of Boatman Admin Services.  We’re going to be doing a series of posts over the coming months, detailing exactly what it is that we do, who we are and some top tips…plus any other nuggets of information that we think might be of interest […]