Hiring a VA

A day in the life of a Virtual Assistant

So what is a day in the life of a Virtual Assistant like? Whenever I introduce myself at a networking or other “do”,  I can pretty much guarantee one of two responses. “What’s a VA?” will generally be the first, followed by, “You work from home? ..so working on the sofa in your PJ’s then?”.  I…

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What Can a Virtual Assistant Do? – 40 ways I can help you NOW!

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″ background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid”]   As a small business owner, you are used to being “Jack of all Trades” – if there is a job to be done, then the chances are, it will come under your remit.  You, unfortunately, cannot be the one saying, “that’s not part of my job description”,…

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I hate hats (or why it makes sense to hire a Virtual Assistant)

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid”]   I have never been a great lover of hats.  They don’t suit me.  They don’t fit.  I look like I should be at a W.I. meeting. Why am I writing about my cocklaphobia (fear of hats, don’t…

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Are you using the right Social Media site for your business? – A social media comparison

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid”] Social Media in a nutshell   Social Media is pivotal in showcasing your business, maintaining contact with clients and with a guaranteed worldwide audience, it gives access to a much broader marketplace.  With many businesses these days eschewing…

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Why Should I Hire a VA? – Outsourcing Work to a Virtual Assistant

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid”]   What is a VA?   Even though VA’s have been in existence for some years, they are still a relatively unknown breed.  So let me do my bit for the species and explain exactly what a Virtual…

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How a Spell “Down-Under” Made Me a Better VA – Outsourcing Administrative Tasks

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.61″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid”]   You have decided that outsourcing administrative tasks is the way forward – great!  But why outsource to me?  What can I offer?  Well, the following is an account of an episode in my life that helped me to…

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