The Bauhinia Blog

Employee vs Virtual Assistant – Draft

Are You Struggling To Get It All Done? You're not the only one... Promise! Many business owners pride themselves on being 'chief cook and bottle washer' in their business. With a combination of perspiration and inspiration, they not only deliver the client service but...

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5 Benefits of a Copywriter

A copywriter is responsible for writing promotional and marketing text for organisations such as print advertisements, website content, brochures and press releases.  A copywriter who has a full understanding of your requirements and your business is a valuable asset...

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5 Reasons to Consider Using a Graphic Designer

Graphic designers are crucial for small to medium businesses as they offer valuable input for website design, brochures and corporate logos.  Below are five reasons why a graphic designer may be right for you. 1.  A Graphic Designer Will Ultimately Save You Money By...

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WordPress vs Joomla! Which is the better?

Ah the great debate… WordPress vs Joomla!, which is the better software to use? Before I get into the pro’s and con’s, let me start with what they both have in common. They are both popular content management systems (CMS). A CMS is a type of website software that...

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5 Tips To Improve Your Graphic Design Experience

Dealing with graphic designers can be a complicated process if you are not prepared for what needs to be done.  Here are five tips to aid your graphic design process, which will ensure the interaction between your organisation and your designer remains smooth and...

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10 Tips for Email Etiquette

Do you spend most of your time communicating via email?  Knowing email etiquette will help you look more professional, especially to those you've not yet met in person.  We have previously posted Email Do's and Email don'ts, and this week we're offering up 10 tips for...

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Google Search Operators

In the previous post, Search Tips for Google we explained how to use two of the Boolean Searches – AND and OR? That was just a warm up! Today, we are introducing you to some more commonly used Google Search Operators. If you want to enhance your searching...

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Choosing Your Business Colours

When thinking about your business in terms of your corporate identity or logo, have you given much thought to colour or specific tones?  Ideally the colours should reflect the type of business you operate.  The colour or colours chosen are the personality of your...

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How To: Turn Off Conversation View in Gmail

n previous posts we have outlined instructions on how to use canned responses, create labels and create email filters all in Gmail.  We hope you are interested in discovering more features of Gmail and how you can adjust your own account settings. In this post,...

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Part 4: Buying Banner Advertising Space

After reading our posts, what is banner advertising? and does banner advertising work? and familiarising yourself with the common terminology of banner advertising, your business is ready. You have a website, you know what you are selling, and you are ready to start...

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5 Types of Virtual Assistants

As Bauhinia has evolved, so has the team and one misunderstanding people have is that a Virtual Assistant (VA) is a 'one size fits all' solution. Speaking from experience, this is not the case. Let's face it, none of us are all-knowing, and have endless free time in...

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Coordination of Special Event

There are times when Bauhinia Solutions is called on to manage special events for clients, from wine-tastings and networking events, to workshops and trainings. Our Support: In this instance, we were asked to manage the backstage events of an internationally...

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Search Tips for Google

How often have you heard the term 'Google it'? This statement tells us how vital and common the Google search engine has become. However there are times when you can't find what you're looking for and in these situations, it might be better to search multiple keywords...

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Advertisement Banner for Launch Promotion

Project: Create Advertisement Banner As part of the launch of her newly created app, The Dream Register, our client ran a competition and promoted the opportunity to win One Direction tickets. The advertising campaign was through Facebook. This was the advertisement...

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How To: Create and Use Canned Responses in Gmail

Business users, on average, send and receive 121 emails daily. When receiving this many emails, typing the same reply or sending the same message over and over again, can be a time waster. We use Gmail (GoogleApps for Business) and a solution we’ve found very useful...

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