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How To Make Money From Your Out-Of-Office Email

How To Make Money From Your Out-Of-Office EmailsDid you know you could use your out-of-office emails to make more sales of your products and services, increase awareness of the kinds of things you sell, and increase the respect that your potential customers and clients have for you?

I’m going to guess no. If so, you’re in good company because I never thought of an out-of-office email as being a business-growing tool until I received this little gem from IttyBiz customer Alli Worthington.

So I’m going to show you her out-of-office email, tell you all the little ways it sets her up for potential growth, and then you can use that as a template for building an out-of-office email that can help your business grow, too.

Let’s begin.

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How To Quickly Build Your Own Customer Service Email Templates

How To Quickly Build Your Own Customer Service Email TemplatesWe can spend a lot of time answering emails when customers and clients write in, and many people find writing those emails to be a stressful experience.

Since these emails are interpersonal communications, sometimes the stakes can feel high, and it can be hard to figure out what to say (and how to say it).

These challenges get a lot easier when you have templates to work from – simple scripts that you can start with and customize to handle the emails quickly, easily, and without a whole lot of internal wrong and / or drama.

If you already own Plug & Play VA, you can use my big set of customer services templates as your starting point for answering all kinds of emails.

But if you don’t, it’s easy to create quick customer service templates on your own – it only takes a few minutes and you don’t need any special skills.

Keep reading and I’ll show you 2 simple ways to do it, and before you know it you’ll have a template that will save you time and energy so you can get back to growing your business.

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How I Quickly Make Great-Looking Images (Without Any Graphic Skills)

How I Quickly Make Great-Looking Images (Without Any Graphic Skills)Making graphics for your sales page, blog or products can be a pain in the butt if you’re not already experienced at graphic design and the software that goes with it.

I am one of those people. I have a decent eye for design, and a middling graphics skill, so I’m never going to make masterpieces in Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop. (Not particularly talented with Canva, either.)

I do however, have a really easy hack that anyone can do to make great-looking graphics that can improve your blog posts and boost conversion on your sales pages.

I make my graphics – quickly, easily and profitably – using an unexpected graphic design tool called…


(Or Keynote, if you have a Mac.)


Allow me to demonstrate.

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