Onboarding. It’s a bit of an elusive word that can mean a lot of different things in business, but for the sake of this post, “onboarding” is helping a new client get to the point where you can start working together.  This blog post contains affiliate links—which means I may receive a small commission if […]

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When it comes to productivity in business, there are certain tools I use that make my life so much easier. Automation and simplicity is key, so the more I can keep things off random pieces of paper and out of my inbox, the better! Today, I want to share 5 tools that make my business […]

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Batching your days essentially means “putting like things together.” If you do similar tasks together, you’ll maximize your productivity because you aren’t wasting time and energy constantly switching from one task to another. But why does that matter? The 4-day workweek is one of those buzzwords you hear in the entrepreneurship circle. The thing that […]

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You know you want to hire a Virtual Assistant to help you in your business, but how on earth do you go about preparing to onboard a VA? This blog post will help you plan—no matter how far in the future you want to hire a VA, following these steps now will make that onboarding process […]

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Do you need a Virtual Assistant? The last blog post talked about what a Virtual Assistant does (read that here!), and today, we’re chatting about how to know when you need a Virtual Assistant! Entrepreneurship is challenging, but you don’t have to do it alone! Here’s how to know when you need a Virtual Assistant. […]

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“What is a Virtual Assistant (or VA), exactly? Is it the person behind the little headset icon on a website, ready to answer your questions?” (An actual question I’ve received.) I know the title of “Virtual Assistant” can be confusing—it’s a fairly recently created job and not super prevalent in most industries.  This quick blog […]

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Hannah Allen Studio is 1! I hit the publish button on my website and officially launched my services on March 1st of last year. I was super excited, but also a little nervous. Since then, I’ve learned so much. I’ve seen things that work and (lots) of things that don’t. Here are the top three […]

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We all have those days—the ones where we hit snooze one-too-many times, scrolled through social media way too long in the morning, or life comes up and our perfectly planned schedule goes out the window. Sometimes, we just need a quick jumpstart to get our day back on track! Personally, I know I shouldn’t get on […]

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May is almost half-way gone but I didn’t want to let the month slip by without posting my goal update! While this is mainly for my own accountability, I hope you can find some encouragement to keep working on your own goals—little by little progress adds up, as Lara Casey reminds us! On paper, I […]

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How’s your inbox? Like, how many unread emails are in there? I applied for a job after college and one of the questions on the application was “how many unread emails are in your inbox?” It made me laugh…but also made me think: why can our inbox be such a pain point? Some people have […]

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