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How To Plan For The New Year: Small Business Owner Edition

How To Plan For The New Year: Small Business Owner Edition

As we prepare to welcome the holiday season and a new year, business owners have an excellent opportunity to set resolutions for their companies. Taking some time out to do a thorough evaluation is key to identifying which goals will help drive success, growth, and prosperity in 2023. By setting achievable objectives and working hard towards them, business owners can ensure their businesses will have a prosperous year. Success is within reach with the right plan of action in place! Developing...

Stressed at work? We’ve got some ideas to help!

Stressed at work? We’ve got some ideas to help!

Working….the average Canadian does it full time. Between preparing for, commuting to, and being at our jobs, we spend 42% of our waking hours working on….work!  The rewards of being employed are fairly obvious and, for most, necessary to live. We wouldn’t get far without our wages and benefits but we also enjoy and gain from the social aspect and feelings of accomplishment and pride that come with a job well done and goals achieved.  The stresses are also evident. Commuting alone is a...

FREEBIE – Resume Template

FREEBIE – Resume Template

With the new year just around the corner, job seekers everywhere are dusting off their resumes and getting ready to start applying for positions. If your resume is in need of a refresh, you are in luck! A well-designed resume can make a big impression on potential employers. We are giving away a free resume template to ensure that your resume is up to par and ready to help you land your dream job in the new year. Click the link below to download the template:...

10 Ways to Make Your Customers Happy

10 Ways to Make Your Customers Happy

It’s no secret that offering great customer service is essential to the success of any business. Whether you own a small mom-and-pop shop or a major corporation, if you don’t take care of your customers, someone else will. Customer service is defined as the provision of service to customers before, during and after a purchase. The perception of success of such interactions is dependent on employees "who can adjust themselves to the personality of the guest". According to Google, 72% of people...

Post-Covid Business Practices: 10 Ways in Which Things Have Changed!

Post-Covid Business Practices: 10 Ways in Which Things Have Changed!

The last two-plus years have seen undeniable changes in the way we all do business. Things that were once considered impossible, impractical or even frowned upon are now becoming standard, expected, and non-negotiable. Our world was turned upside down and we endured difficult times but there have been some notable transformations which have helped ease the burdens of working and doing business during the pandemic and beyond. A critical shift in power from employers to employees The Covid...

Understanding Employee Personality Types for Business Growth and Communication

Understanding Employee Personality Types for Business Growth and Communication

Whether you're looking to better understand yourself or others, employee personality typing can give you some insight into how people tend to think, behave, and react. And, when it comes to business growth and communication, this knowledge can be invaluable and go a long way to building a strong and healthy company culture. By learning the personality types of your employees, you can recognize how to best motivate and inspire them. What works for one person might not work for another, so it's...

Executive, Virtual, Personal, and Administrative Assistants: A Comparison

Executive, Virtual, Personal, and Administrative Assistants: A Comparison

Today’s business owner frequently has many more demands than just working on their company and often needs a clear strategy and plenty of support to avoid working too much in their company.  They need to have trusted resources to who they can go when they are being pulled in directions that distract them from focusing on growth and efficient operations. When looking for support with day-to-day tasks, scheduling, and overall organization, there are several options but assistance comes in...

Do not let your customers churn on you!

Do not let your customers churn on you!

When developing or maintaining a sales strategy, the importance of current customer retention is often overlooked. New business should always be a goal, but investing time and resources in keeping your clients on board actually costs less; as much as 5 to 25 times less, which results in a much greater ROI in the long run. Taking the time to save your customers before they leave should be a top sales strategy as it is far easier done than winning them back once they’ve gone. So how do you keep...

Elevate Your Business With Marketing

Elevate Your Business With Marketing

If this sounds overwhelming, chat with us to see what small marketing changes we can help you adopt! Entering the world of marketing can be daunting but increasing your company's visibility can mean tapping into previously undiscovered markets and unlocking sales growth and revenue potential. If done correctly, increasing your exposure and building a solid and trustworthy brand can expand your reach and build awareness exponentially. There are many factors when developing your marketing...

FREE PRINTABLES – The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

FREE PRINTABLES – The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

It’s Spring and it’s time to do some of that cleaning that you’ve been holding off for months! To help you get organized, we created fancy, highly functional printables that you can print and use to guide you through your #SpringCleaning! Click the link below to download the printables: MPS-Executive-Suites-The-Ultimate-Spring-Cleaning-ChecklistDownload

Full scale office and administrative services without sacrificing the freedom or flexibility to work where and how you want!

You don't need an office or a desk to have a professional business presence. You can get all the perks and assistance your business needs without leaving your home with our Virtual Office and Virtual Assistant packages. Wherever you are, we are too!

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Never miss a call or delivery again!

Our virtual office packages give you the ability to use our address as your own, which is perfect for anyone who wants to keep their personal address private. You can also use our address for your business cards, Google My Business listings, and legal paperwork. With a dedicated telephone line and a receptionist who is trained to know your business, you can be confident your business calls will be answered professionally and efficiently.

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Work ON your business, not IN your business, and leave the tedious administration to us.

If you're looking for a reliable, trustworthy, and efficient team of virtual assistants, look no further than us. We have a wealth of experience in providing high-quality support to businesses of all sizes, and we're confident that we can help you achieve your goals too. Our team is made up of highly skilled and experienced professionals, who are all experts in their field, and willing to go the extra mile for you. 

    

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Turnkey solutions with full amenities to fit your private office needs.

For affordable, available office space in Vancouver, trust MPS Executive Suites. We've been helping small businesses, start-ups, and professional organizations find the perfect office space since 1981. Our tenants enjoy a range of all-inclusive services to help them work more efficiently -without having to hire their own staff or buy their own equipment.

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A full range of services to support your association, members, and events.

There are many moving pieces to keep your association running smoothly every day. If you add any special events or galas to the mix, your work is compounded. We are one of the few Vancouver business centres that offer full-service association management to help you streamline your operations to run smoothly day after day, year after year.

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