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Simplifying Your Small Business Filing System
150 Ways to Use a Cybertary
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May 2008

Dear Client,

Welcome to INNOVATE!, an administrative resource for small business owners. INNOVATE! is a product of Cybertary, a professional Virtual Assisting company. In these monthly emails we will be giving you numerous resources and tips you can use in your business, your home, your office and your life!
 
It's starting to heat up a little around here. We hope you're also starting to enjoy some warmer weather in your neck of the woods.
 
In INNOVATE! this month, it's all about simplifying your life€€because, let's face it, we can never learn too many tips about that. In her "Simplifying Your Small Business Filing System" article, Patricia Beckman shares a bit of Cybertary's "special sauce" by letting you in on her super-simple filing system. Then we compiled "150 Ways to Use a Cybertary," which is packed full of ways in which hiring Cybertary can simplify work and life for you.
 
As we tumble quickly toward the lazy days of summer, we hope you find many ways to keep things simple in your life. That's what we're all about here at Cybertary, and we hope our monthly tips add a little sweet simplicity to your every day.

Enjoy!

 

Simplifying Your Small Business Filing System

I admit it. I'm a bit of a Filing Fanatic. At any given moment, I like to know the exact location of all the necessary documents I may need. In fact, I don't like giving a single minute of my precious time to the task of searching around my desk. Instead, I love the feeling I get when I need a specific document and am able to make my move to the right file in one single, quick and systematic movement. Okay, so you don't have to get this excited about your filing system; however, as a small business owner, you should have a system that works simply for you. Here's a peek at Cybertary's simplified filing system that can work well for any small business.
  
So many of our clients have such complicated filing systems that they never find the time to maintain them and even avoid filing entirely. Instead of being able to locate a needed document easily, they spend time shuffling through mounds of random paper. This is not an efficient use of time.
  
Here's the problem: Oftentimes business owners create separate files for each vendor, customer, bank account, etc. Then they sort the file types alphabetically and end up with many folders with single pieces of paper and many others that are overflowing. When those files need to be cleared out periodically or archived, they either have to go through each file and purge the contents or start over from scratch.

150 Ways to Use a Cybertary
Cybertary can help support your business in endless ways. If you have a business problem, Cybertary can be the solution. Just ask us! We are here to free up your time and your mind, so you can improve both your work and your life.
 
Once you see how Cybertary can flexibly support your business whenever you need us, you'll wonder how you lived without Cybertary before. To get your mind racing on all the ways Cybertary can support your business, here's a starter list of 150 ways in which we can help.

Cybertary's "Patriot Policy"  
Cybertary Remains Loyal to U.S. and Canada
It is Cybertary's position and policy to hire only workers within the U.S. and Canada and to not send any work overseas. For the security of our clients and their confidential information, we believe this policy is a positive, proactive and vitally important one. Clients who work with Cybertary can have the confidence and reassurance of knowing that we keep our workers local and are able to thereby protect their best interests under the laws, insurance policies and identity theft protections that are in place in the U.S. and Canada. In addition, our clients can depend on the consistency of our highly skilled local professionals and the gained efficiency and time and financial savings that comes with hiring such high-quality support.
 
Cybertary was founded on the principle of being a way to support those who want the benefit of work and life balance. The same principle should be applied to both the administrative professional who wants a flexible work schedule while earning a worthy wage, and the overwhelmed business owner who wants to alleviate some of their administrative burden. Both parties should have the confidence that their best interests will be protected.
 
When working with Cybertary, our clients have the confidence that they are working within the infrastructure of a franchise system, complete with operating standards and legal agreements. Cybertary's policies and systems truly offer a win/win for all parties involved. 
Cybertary Interviewed by FranchiseMama  
Cybertary Founder and CEO, Patricia Beckman sat down with Marcus Moura of Franchise Mama for a dynamic video interview at the Franchise EExpo South in Miami. Since Patricia truly is a "Franchise Mama" herself, Patricia shares her story about the history of Cybertary, and our focus to improve the elusive work/life balance for clients, franchisees and team members. Tune in to hear about the emerging role of Cybertary in the workplace, how we are able to guarantee consistent high quality work through our diversely talented team, and how you might never miss a family function again.
 
Cyber-Quick Tip  
Cybertary Saves You Money
Cybertary has a new handy tool€€a savings calculator.  Use this valuable calculator to compare the cost of working with Cybertary to a full-time, in-office assistant.  By simply inserting your projected hourly wage you will quickly see how cost effective it is to partner with Cybertary.
 
THINK ABOUT IT: If you outsource just 4 hours per week with Cybertary you gain 10% more time in front of your clients.  If your time is worth $100 per hour, you lose $400 each week doing administrative and marketing tasks yourself.  Plus, think about the extra time you will gain...
 
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