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SVA Blog Hop – 14th-19th May 2012

As part of Global Virtual Assistant Week, welcome to SVA’s UK Virtual Assistant Blog Hop. We’ll be signposting some of the best UK virtual assistant blogs, so you can get to know some of the writers and learn a little bit along the way.  It’s easy to forget that we have so much talent in the UK industry ranging from social media gurus, article writers, marketing whizzkids, typing demons and call queens! 

What is a blog hop?

Essentially it’s a collection of blogs directing visitors to different sites on a particular topic – in this instance, the topic is virtual assistants, and we’re sending you to have a look at the UK’s best VA blogs.

Here are some of our favourite virtual assistant blogs:


Spring cleaning your home office including news and personal organisation hints and tips.

http://www.kcvirtualsolutions.co.uk/ready-understand-facebook-finally/    General thoughts on Social Media, anything to do with the VA industry and my inspirations and motivations

http://www.virtualassistantstoke.co.uk/blog/Usingpromotionalitems    The choice of promotional items and what makes them successful in promoting your business.

http://www.udoit.co.uk/blog/the-uk-data-protection-act    In this blog I aim to share my thoughts on some the issues which surround computers and electronic data – such as IT productivity, backups, disaster recovery, information security and data protection.

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http://www.seekingserenity.co.uk/2011/05/02/why-i-love-working-from-home/    Why I love working from home, prompted by an article I read, I wrote down the reasons why I love working from home!

http://munro-pa.co.uk/chaoskiller/    techie tips and tricks to work more productively
http://munro-pa.co.uk/how-to-capture-or-record-your-screen/    How you can share or record your screen using free software – a trick that is essential for any VA!
http://munro-pa.co.uk/how-4-freelancers-keep-their-businesses-on-track/    How being part of a Business Accountability Group can help keep your business focussed and on track

http://www.smartva.co.uk/vas-provide-excellent-customer-care/    Explains how virtual assistants can provide an excellent service to their clients and why this is important to the success of their business.


The pitfalls of hiding your virtual light under a bushel….

5 Top Tips on dealing with Dead Painters’ Syndrome by Sarah Bradley of Help Ahoy.


This post is about how to make the best use of that most daunting – for virtual workers –  of situations, face to face networking.

https://www.societyofvirtualassistants.co.uk/?p=1870 What can you realistically earn as a UK VA? Caroline busts some myths backed up with facts & figures!


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  5. Riky on 4 March, 2013 at 4:08 am

    Great post, very informative. Thanks for sharing, Good work!!

  6. Sara on 14 February, 2014 at 7:26 am

    Nice post! Hiring a VA has become crucial for any organization. With piles of work to do, and pressure on cutting costs, hiring a VA proves a great option. It certainly is more productive and cost effective.

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