extreme spring cleaning

Extreme Spring Clean


extreme spring cleaningRemember all the moments during the winter months when you said, “This coming Spring/Summer I’m going to fix…” or “When it gets nicer out, I’m going to clean…”? Yeah, we’ve all been there. As soon as the sun starts to shine and the weather gets nice out, that do-it mentality goes away. Thinking about carrying out the usual spring cleaning and maintenance tasks as listed below is not very inspiring.
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GDPR

GetAssist and the GDPR

GDPRThe General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect on May 25, 2018, to give EU residents rights over how their personal data is processed or used. Individuals, companies or businesses providing services to EU residents need to comply with this law. GetAssist would like you to know how we adhere to this law for EU citizens, and for us really; it’s easy, here’s why…

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Bruce Fikowski talks about data collection at Global News Calgary

GetAssist’s CEO Talks to Global News Calgary About Social Media and Data Collection

Bruce and Kim Fikowski at Global News Calgary

CEO Bruce Fikowski and Co-Founder Kim Fikowski at Global News Calgary

GetAssist’s CEO Bruce Fikowski sat down with Global News Calgary’s Joel Senick to talk about the state of social media today and the recent data collection controversies.

Social Media Tips for Real Estate Agents: Best Branding Practices

social media tips for real estate agents

Social media is a real estate professional’s best hope for sharing information with new and potential clients. In today’s market, social media platforms are some of the first places potential clients will turn to when choosing the right agent to work with. Through various online platforms, real estate professionals can share their expertise, advertise their business, generate interest in their listings and ultimately increase sales. Getting started on social media is difficult for an inexperienced real estate agent, but these tips can help.

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GetAssist app

Consolidate & Take Control Of Your Social Media With One App

GetAssist appWith headlines in the news like:

‘Facebook Decides What’s Best For You’

‘Facebook Knows You Better Than Mom, So Can Anyone Else’

‘Twitter Showing More Of Some Kinds Of Tweets, Less Of Others’

‘YouTube Blocks Keywords That Might Not Be PC’

…it has left many people frustrated, losing interest, losing their voice and wondering, isn’t there something else out there?

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overworked entrepreneur

Bootstrapped to the Max: When Should An Entrepreneur Consider Outsourcing?

overworked entrepreneur needs to outsourceEntrepreneurs tend to have a mindset that they can do it all. This is especially true when their business is in the start-up phase. While bootstrapping has benefits like keeping your business lean when money is tight, taking on too many tasks sidetracks business owners from the purpose of their business: growth and revenue.  But isn’t one saving money by doing everything themselves? After all, money not spent is money still in the business.

While this is a thought that many entrepreneurs have, the answer is simply, no.

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the many uses of life insurance

Life Insurance – Solutions for Life, Not Just Funeral Costs

the many uses of life insuranceWe all know the drill about death and taxes. For the first, there’s life insurance. But it may surprise some to know that a life policy can also be a solution for the latter. For those who plan ahead, life insurance can not only reduce taxes, but can be used to salve a host of other financial headaches.

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Snow Day Survival Guide

How to Rock Snow Day: 10 Activities the Kids Will Love

Snow Day Survival GuideWe’ve all gone to bed with the roads clear and dry, only to wake up to find that Mother Nature had a busy night. The driveway, which you shoveled last night, is now hard to distinguish from your lawn. It’s no surprise to learn that your area has a list of school closures for the day, including the one your children attend. Before the kids awake to celebrate the most jubilant of discoveries, a snow day, you can be armed with a few activities to keep the “I’m bored.” and “I told you not to touch that!” at bay.

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Preparing for Buying, Selling, and Moving in the Winter

moving in the Winter with GetAssist is easyMoving in the Winter can create some extra challenges. Whether you are a first-time home buyer or selling and moving on, planning a move can already seem like a cumbersome chore. To assist in a smooth move, we’ve put together a Winter Moving Checklist.

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Modern Day Remote Management: What Makes a Good Leader?

Remote Team Employee EngagementClose your eyes and picture what you believe to be the typical work setting. Are you envisioning fluorescent lights blaring down on rows of gray cubicles? Or perhaps a corner office with a big desk and a city view from fifty floors up in a skyscraper. Turns out, neither of these are the typical work setting. In fact, the majority of service and web-based companies are comprised of a team working partly or entirely from a remote location. This poses challenges for management. With a team spread all over, how do you create employee engagement and keep them working together?

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