Value of Legal Dictation

Value of Legal Dictation

I have had plenty of experience with transcribing documents, especially prior to starting my virtual legal assistant business, when I worked in a number of law offices. Dictation was standard for the majority of lawyers I worked with, as it was accepted that it was a more valuable use of time for the lawyer to quickly speak their instructions than to type their own materials up. In my very last law office, I noticed a trend toward lawyers who...

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New Hours for Halo Secretarial

I’ve talked before about how challenging it can be to run a business from home, especially when it comes to taking phone calls! Currently I have an intentionally vague listing on my website for my availability, but I encourage clients and potential clients alike to contact me by phone. A year in business has taught me a lot though, and I think it’s time to put a small clarification in place. I am still going to be easily available by...

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Time Tracking Tool

Time Tracking Tool

I was recently given the opportunity to review Chrometa, and the review is now up over at Alyssa Gregory’s Small Business Idea Generator blog. You may note that it is a “sponsored” review, simply because Chrometa gave Alyssa (who then gave me) one full license for Chrometa in exchange for the press. The review is 100% my honest opinion though – so please take a look at it! I am pointing the review out on my blog, though I...

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Blawger Survivor Finale

Blawger Survivor Finale

This is officially my last post as part of the Blawger Survivor challenge and I am so excited to have been able to get a post in every single weekday the last three weeks. Sure, half of them came in a mere hour or less before the day’s deadline, but evenings are my quiet work time, so that just was convenient! A big congrats to the other blawgers who completed the entire challenge: Connecticut Employment Law Blog Employment Law Blog Jeff...

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Time Blocking Tip

Time Blocking Tip

I love summer, but I have to tell you how glad I am that the school vacation part of it is almost over! Besides, fall colors are so pretty, it’s a great season to look forward to. This summer, my multi-tasking abilities were definitely put to the test and my biggest tip for getting everything done: time blocking. photo credit: wwarby That’s because while I say I “multi-task”, there are times when too many things going...

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