Engagement – Not Buy My Stuff

Post and Run Is No Way to Behave Being socially engaged can mean different things to different people.  There are some that think posting a link to their sales pages in hundreds of social media groups and running out is good engagement but most of us don’t. Playing this numbers…

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Finding Your First Virtual Assistant

The virtual world is non-stop and since the term Virtual Assistant was spoken the pace has gained momentum.  More and more of us are starting businesses and its not long before we realise that dipping our toes into entrepreneurial roles brings more work than we can cope with.  Our energy can…

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Delegation to Out-sourcing

Many business professionals begin their careers on the corporate ladder and happily enjoy all the perks that that entails.  When their day becomes just too much and the To Do List is never ending and when it demands too many of their evenings and weekends, they look to see where…

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Starting a Career as a Virtual Assistant

No matter how you start your Virtual Assistant career, all VAs need to tick many of the same boxes in order to establish a sustainable well run business. Here are some of the points that all new VAs should aim to cover: Decide on a suitable business name but keep…

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Internet Evolution – the 3.0 Web

I am acutely conscious that the world wide web has evolved continually since its inception.  However, it was a recent revelation to me that the various phases of it are now being named!  I should not be surprised really because everything to do with software and technology seems to start…

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The Value of a Virtual Assistant

A recent story by Hazel Sanchez at CBS New York (@HazelCBS2NY) has sparked mixed reactions within VA communities on social media platforms such as Google+.  The story is being followed by the global Virtual Assistant community based on the comments being posted on Google+ and LinkedIn.  Whilst the story suggests…

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