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For years, I’ve run SVA as a sideline to my own VA business…  I don’t charge for the time I spend on it, it saves fees in terms of different bank accounts/accountants/CRMs etc.  However it’s become clear that in order to access some of the funding we’re entitled to, we need a more formal basis.…

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minimum pricing for virtual assistants

Pricing for Virtual Assistants: Time and again we see people bemoaning the fact that they don’t get paid enough as a virtual assistant.  Or and this one annoys me if I’m honest) someone mentions their hourly rate, and another VA comes on to the forum and says “Well any REAL virtual assistant wouldn’t charge less…

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Stuck for social media ideas? We’ve created a social media cheat sheet for VAs because we know you guys struggle with blank pages! Hundreds of posts you can download and use in your business. Filter them for your biz. Adapt them. Add pictures and videos. Schedule them! What’s on SVA’s social media cheatsheet? So what’s…

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legal protection

COPYRIGHT: I’ve been asked a few questions recently from VAs about how to protect your brand, website domains, copy which you’ve written etc. from plagiarisers. I thought I’d put down a little HOW TO guide, as it applies to all businesses, not just virtual assistants. As usual, this comes with my very own disclaimer; if…

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Firstly, I wanted to stress that every VA I’ve spoken to this week has lost work because of this crisis. We are all feeling the pinch. Covid-19 is not only a health crisis, but also an economic one. You haven’t done anything wrong, you aren’t a “bad VA” if you’ve lost clients, it is just…

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VA Business For Sale Established 2016 providing traditional EA/PA type support including: email/diary management  small amount of bookkeeping (No HMRC MLR needed) Simple HR admin support The business has 5 or 6 regular clients invoicing 100 hours/week @ £25/hour, so it would suit a team environment. Clients are based around London/Cambridge/Midlands mostly and the business…

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A timely reminder from Monica of UR Virtual Assistant Services has reminded me I need to give you download instructions for our SVA logos. SVA is free to join and has a “Community Member” badge which you can display on your website linking back to our site. To download this, right click “SAVE AS” and…

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Ever wanted a regular reminder to keep on track with your business?  A little inspiration in a box? Well that’s the idea behind SVA’s Virtual Assistant Business Box subscription.  The idea behind virtual assistant subscription box: I was lamenting recently that I never get anything nice through the post – junk mail, bills, dull, boring,…

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