The holiday season is coming up, and for most people, that also means taking time off. But for many entrepreneurs….that doesn’t mean anything different. Rest is important, though, and we all need to take time off in order to continue serving our people well. Here are some tips on planning for vacation as a small […]

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As a Virtual Assistant, I’m working with multiple clients at the same time. But, staying organized and efficient can be difficult if I’m trying to switch between tasks for different clients all on one browser. My solution? Setting up individual Chrome browser profiles for each client. That way, I can keep important links and logins […]

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Were you one of those kids who always turned assignments in on time…but waited until the last minute to finish them? (Guilty over here!) Maybe you’ve outgrown that habit (good for you!), but chances are, you haven’t. And, even if you weren’t that kid, chances are that you’re spending too much time on certain tasks […]

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The irony of this blog post is that I wrote the title and then lost focus and checked my phone. For no reason at all—just out of habit. You win some, you lose some.  But today, I want to share one little trick I use to stay focused.   We get so many notifications throughout the […]

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Being productive is something we all strive for. I talk about it a lot because I firmly believe that controlling our time—instead of letting time control us—is a huge factor in living the life you’ve always dreamed of. Productivity isn’t about being fast; it’s about being efficient and knowing what’s important and what isn’t. With […]

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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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