Pricing

You too could have a 6-figure income…

We’ve all had these emails in our inbox.  The ones promising financial freedom, a Ferrari in the garage of your mansion, days spent playing on your private beach with the children…  All yours for the miniscule investment of $999/month! Now most of us hit the delete button – but what if what the virtual assistant…

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SVA Premier: The VA Course for UK Virtual Assistants

Virtual Assistant Course – Virtual Assistant Training Since 2009 we’ve run the SVA Premier programme to help VAs who want to fast forward their business by getting access to commercially sensitive or insider information.  Initially we developed this as online webcasts and password protected blogs, but five years on, we’d covered most subjects and it…

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Competitive Analysis

One of the most important things you can do as a new virtual assistant is research, research, research. Oh, and then some more research. Part of your business plan should be a marketing projection including a competitive analysis. So how do you actually get information about what other people are doing? And more importantly, how…

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Timesheets

One of our members Debbie Condon agreed to share her clever timesheet with
tracks how long you spend on each project

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Zirtual – what went wrong?

Last week virtual assistant giant Zirtual suddenly ceased trading with an email sent to all its employees and clients shutting the whole operation down. The financial markets that funded the project are somewhat baffled by why it didn’t work and are busy securing more rounds of funding to try and get this business back up…

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How to sell a client

This gem comes from Phillippa Goodwin of Essential PA – one for all the MultiVA businesses or simply for someone looking to outsource work on a permanent basis. How to “sell” a virtual assistant client

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Pricing: The Good Burger Van

This example comes from Sara @ Officebird who used it as an analogy to explain why she uses all inclusive pricing in her virtual assistant business.  We think it’s excellent and thought it was worth putting on the main site: Imagine this: you are walking through town, feeling a little peckish, and you spot a…

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New Ofcom Changes to Non-Geographic Numbers

(From www.callagenix.com) From 1st July 2015, Ofcom are bringing in changes to how calls made to most non-geographic numbers will be charged, as well as requiring these charges to be displayed wherever these numbers are promoted.

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