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These blogs are crafted to help educate our clients on how to better themselves and their businesses.

All our blogs are compiled with intensive research and real New Zealand business experience. Please enjoy.

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From database to customers, how not to complicate it

August 29, 2021

Well, the short answer is to use them. You now have a place where all your contact and money-producing connections are in the same place. Once a problem or opportunity arises you can look for a solution by using those very contacts.

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Database management. How to feed the monster and make it your friend.

August 29, 2021

It is a common fact that data basing is a crucial aspect of Customer Relationship Management, in particular, smaller business, and when used effectively can provide significant and measurable added value and growth.

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The 60 second guide to Facebook and Instagram

August 29, 2021

Facebook, Instagram and what not. Your quick, relevant guide to social media without the fluff...

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Why your business should join LinkedIn first

August 29, 2021

As small businesses, we often forget/ignore LinkedIn. In this post, Elina talks about why you need to start at LinkedIn...

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Tackling the social media beast - thoughts for small businesses

August 29, 2021

Managing social media seems like fun, but managing it day-after-day is its own beast. Here, we tackle thoughts that our social media clients had before they "got on social".

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Video - The best marketing tool to tell your story

August 29, 2021

A picture is worth a thousand words.. video even more. Hear Elina's thoughts on why no video is not an excuse anymore...

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Use Newsletters to stay front and centre of your audience's mind

August 29, 2021

While there's no alternative to cold-calling, there's a way to prep your way to a better reception when you call your customers. Pritika discusses the pros and cons of newsletters in this blog post...

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Why delegation will save your business (Part 1)

August 29, 2021

In this 2-part series, we discuss why "asking and accepting a little more help" will help you focus on more high-value tasks and thereby save your business...

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Why delegation can save your business (Part 2) - What to delegate

August 29, 2021

In this section of a 2-part series, Elina outlines her thoughts on what you can and can not delegate...

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5 reasons you should outsource your administration

August 29, 2021

For those sitting on the fence, here's why you need to outsource your routine and non-routine administration tasks...

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Common myths when outsourcing your administration

August 29, 2021

In this piece, we analyse and dispel several myths around outsourcing certain business services, especially administration services.

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Virtual assistants 101

August 29, 2021

Check out Project Seven boss Elina Lechtchinski discuss the emerging VA profession and how Project Seven helps support NZ's small businesses.

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The Small Business Owner Burnout and how to deal with it

August 28, 2021

In this vulnerable blog post, Project Seven's founder and owner draws on lessons in her own business ownership journey to discuss the signs and ways out of the small business owner syndrome.

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Freddie Müller

Director at My Promo Video

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I have used Project Seven for my business and the wonderful value that they brought was doing the administration tasks that are so easily procrastinated but needed to be done so one can get on with the larger tasks at hand. They're confident, resourceful, and understands what’s required.

Kerry Dell

Owner of Keps Health

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Elina is creative and innovative when it comes to admin and other office requirements. Her work is professional and her experience is far beyond her years. I would highly recommend her for all you office and admin needs.

Russell Clark

Owner of Licensed Renovations

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Elina and Project Seven are absolutely super stars when it comes to office admin and everything associated with that. Superwomen to the rescue when needed in a hurry. Highly recommended.