Firstly, thank you to the overwhelming messages of support I received after last month’s email furore – it truly makes all the work that goes into keeping SVA going worthwhile when I hear how many people have found it helpful!
Our annual survey (which, I’ve been told countless times, is VERY useful to new and old assistants alike!) is now live and ready for your responses. NB: Please use Firefox/IE as your browser and make sure your internet cache is cleared if you are experiencing problems with it. TAKE PART HERE
This year there are spot prizes for people filling in: 1-5, 50, 100 and our magic number 142 surveys….I can reveal that we are approaching number 50…
What have we been up to this month?
Meet VA Hero, Michelle Poole – We catch up with Michelle of VACT Yorkshire and find out a little more about her.
Non-salesy sales – New VA Leah panics about having to sell herself…
Virtual Assistant Fun: £500 to spend on your VA Business: We got some fun responses to this little post, read more and get some inspiration…
IYOTSA: This month International Year of the Secretary/Assistant is all about giving back to your community. Some ideas here!
Mummy Shortcuts: For all you VA mums out there, here’s my list of shortcuts which mean that everything remains vaguely sane… Add your own!
From the archives:
We’ve revamped The Virtual Assistant Diary – it’s looking great and I think you can see the events and search far more easily.
If you have an event you would like listed, please let me know on firstname.lastname@example.org! It’s free and we’re happy to list anything which will help VAs in their businesses.
Mon 15th Sept: Evening Webinar VACT @ 6:15pm: How to Build a VA Business and Leave Your Job!
25 April: Northern VA Collaboration – Earlybird booking ends 1st October, so just a couple of weeks left to get the discount!