Hello and welcome to the new site!
After much deliberation and faffing with WordPress, the new site is live. The easiest way to find what you are looking for is to use the Categories index on the right-hand side. We decided to change because we found that a lot of the content wasn’t being used and the same kinds of questions were being asked in the forum all the time – it made sense to have an easily updateable and SEO friendly format.
A little favour: If you find any errors, please can you copy the web address and paste it into an email to us along with the error you got?
As ever, we’re looking for new ideas and content – if you are passionate about the VA industry or a product, book, or service tell us about it! We’ll post your story, a nice picture of you and a link to your website.
No, I’m not talking about body parts, I’m talking about specialist VAs whose expertise falls into unusual areas. Over the next few weeks, I’m going to feature three such virtual assistants who have unusual and interesting niche markets.
Why have a niche? Because it makes you unique. And (just like with designer clothes) being unique removes price barriers which apply to the normal market. So it’s a great way of making more money too.
Our first one is SVA Member Sara Gill of Office Bird.
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Book Review: The Virtual Assistant’s Handbook
This one is unusual in the realm of VA books in that it was written by a UK VA, Nadine Hill. So it’s written very much from a UK perspective with lots of anecdotes and stories about real VAs working in the UK.
It’s mostly aimed at people considering becoming a VA or in the very early stages of starting their VA business. Great all rounder – and gets the thumbs up from me since it’s so UK specific!
The forum is still very much active – please visit and say hello! Hot posts this month include: