GetAssist Celebrates Two Anniversaries In October

GetAssist AnniversariesCanada’s Private Social Network Celebrates Third Anniversary in Calgary & First in Mississauga!
GetAssist Inc. opened its doors in Calgary October 26th, 2015 and the rest is history. GetAssist has been setting up offices across Canada ever since.

Last year, GetAssist began serving the Mississauga, Ontario community.

Located at 5780 Timberlea Blvd #106, Mississauga, ON L4W 4W8 the office provides brick and mortar support to local GetAssist users and businesses.

“GetAssist answers the question of ‘What’s in it for me?’” CEO Bruce Fikowski said. “For perhaps the first time ever, GetAssist creates a nexus where small businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals connect for a purposeful online social experience.”

GetAssist works through businesses purchasing memberships for a nominal fee to gain access to the network and narrowly tailored sales leads. The network remains completely free and 100 percent private to social users, who remain anonymous to the point of sale.

In addition to Mississauga, GetAssist serves Vaughan, Scarborough, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.

This year GetAssist opened its first Network Centre in Winnipeg, MN.

We are looking forward to many more anniversaries to be shared with communities all across Canada and beyond!

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

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

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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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Why Businesses Can’t Ignore Networking and How to Start

B2B NetworkingEven the most micro bootstrapping enterprise will reach a point they need services from other businesses, or they can’t grow. But, how do you find the right people to work with? In a word, Network.

According to entrepreneurial mentor Kim Baird, “in this day and age, the phrase ‘it’s not what you know, but WHO you know,’ has never been more true.”

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Making Mistakes, It’s Important!

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Throughout our school years, we are continually asked to show our work to demonstrate how we arrived at our answer. We may not have realized it at the time, but this practice helped prepare us to evaluate our decision quality for the rest of our lives. Each decision we make yields a different outcome: Sometimes our decisions lead to good outcomes and some are seen as failures. We spend our entire lives avoiding mistakes, but examining the process that led to a negative outcome could actually make us more successful in the long run.

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Business Productivity Hacks from CEO’s and the Experts

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Becoming more productive is on everyone’s to-do list. It’s a difficult task to accomplish, though, because of the hundreds of distractions coming at us throughout the day. In a post on Quora, CEOs and entrepreneurs shared their favorite hacks on what they do to get things done. Each response was excellent, so we filtered through some of the most notable ones and put together this list in hopes they will help inspire you.


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