Posts by Caroline

Get Virtual Assistant Clients Now!

Get Virtual Assistant Clients Now

About Caroline Caroline has been a Virtual Assistant (VA) since 2004 in her business, Virtually Sorted. With a background in music and advertising, she worked in the creative industries for over 10 years, both in London and Glasgow. Trying to avoid wearing a suit every day, Caroline switched into entrepreneur mode and has never looked…

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Specialist Niches: Stefanie Vanjo-Carnell of Bravo Services – Tradesmen HR Specialist

As part of our Specialist Niches section, we’ve spoken to VAs who have unusual or specialist niches.   Your Name?  Stefanie Vanjo-Carnell   Name of your business? Bravo Services Describe your unusual niche? Bravo Services is Office Administration and Business Process Management/Improvement consultancy for sole-traders and small businesses such as tradesman and recruiters. How did…

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Volunteer for SVA

We’re looking for virtual assistant volunteers to help with a number of Society of Virtual Assistants projects over the next 2 quarters of 2018.  If you are able to donate some time to helping us, we’d be very grateful. It’s a great way to expand your portfolio of work. Where possible we want to give…

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WordPress Launches Campaign To Help Promote Positive Mental Health

WPandUP

WordPress has launched a new campaign #PressForward in order to help promote positive mental health within the Word Press Community. Word Press is one of the most popular website and blog management platforms available today. Currently, around 30% of the websites and blogs online use it as their content management system of choice. The service…

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The Approved Virtual Assistant Scheme – VA Standards

SVA came into existence in 2005 to: Promote best practice in the virtual assistant industry; create industry wide VA standards; and Help UK VAs find clients. As part of this we run a FREE listing for all VAs who abide by the following rules. More information on how to comply can be found on the…

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Competition – Guess the number of Forum Messages

So our forum is undergoing a long overdue facelift… Up until this point, we’ve not been able to move onto updated software without losing all those years of useful content and posts.  But it has meant that we’ve had to spend a big chunk of cash on doing it – please do DONATE HERE if…

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Thank you

Thank you for helping SVA. I get emails all the time about how useful SVA is to UK virtual assistants – if they need info on a particular problem, or just to gauge how other virtual assistants are finding the market at the moment, SVA is the first place they go to.  And it’s free……

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Advertise on SVA

Recently we’ve been asked a lot about advertising on the Society Of Virtual Assistants website which usually we are happy to do for free if it’s a product which helps VAs.  With 1,800+ VAs on our database, we’ve sold businesses in a matter of days, we’ve done pre-sales on new accountancy products, and we’ve created…

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Collaboration Not Competition

As an industry we have a wonderful ethos of “Collaboration not competition” – I think that’s one of the most special things about the VA industry.  The other special thing is the wonderful range of VA businesses who operate under the term “Virtual Assistant”.  That’s a good thing and it means there is enough work…

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