Category Archives for What not to do

Leave Your Mark, Not A Mess

I’m a major sucker for reality shows like CBC-TV’s Dragons’ Den, a show where entrepreneurs pitch a panel of five potential investors, for a stake in their company. I guess I like to live vicariously through the Dragons’ who get to tell awesome entrepreneurs how great their idea is, and tear into the ones that […]

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Social Networking Intro No-No

Recent unsolicited social networking message received: I am a web designer and graphic artist… how can you help me? and in turn, what can I offer you ? 🙂 Ouch… “how can you help me?” I don’t even KNOW you… No further explanation needed. Sheesh. Don’t people GET it??

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How NOT to Reply to a RFP

Last week, I posted a call for help to a few VA online groups I’m on. I needed assistance with an important, detailed, last minute and complicated RFP for a client. Most replies were professional. There were those who offered advice and even provided outlines and templates, while others submitted formal service quotes. A few […]

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