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The Benefits of having an accountability buddy

When you run your own business, you’re accountable for EVERYTHING.  Doing the marketing and keeping up to date with social media, getting the accounts in order, managing workload and ensuring you’re hitting deadlines…oh, and doing the ACTUAL work!  There is probably no doubt that you have tasks on your to do list that may have […]

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Small Biz 100 Winner 2018

Small business is big business in the UK and we’re SUPER proud to have been selected as one of the 100 businesses to be profiled as part of the national ‘Small Business Saturday’ campaign for 2018. Small Business Saturday is a campaign which is aimed at highlighting and celebrating the many and varied small businesses in […]

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Celebrating the Bristol & Bath Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Seminar

On a warm Wednesday evening in the midst of an unusual summer heatwave in Bristol, people began arriving at the Bristol & Bath Science Park.  These people were curious to learn more about blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. The Bristol & Bath Blockchain and Cryptocurrency seminar was sponsored by us at Boatman Admin Services together with […]

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The Bristol & Bath blockchain and cryptocurrency seminar – 27 June 2018

Have you heard about blockchain or cryptocurrency and want to understand more? Many critics of cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, have claimed they are ‘too volatile’ and a ‘bubble’ but there’s no denying the underlying impact of blockchain or distributed ledger technology is emerging as one of the biggest disruptive technologies of our time. Boatman Admin Services […]

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Sure fire ways to ensure networking isn’t always a nightmare!

Have you considered networking but not really sure where to start or are you a serial networker?!  The thought of networking often fills people with fear – walking into a room where you know nobody, having to introduce yourself and make conversation with people can be daunting. It’s only been in recent times that I’ve […]

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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 […]