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Typing Gold – or those little things which make a big difference!

audio typing for virtual assistants

Dictation, audio typing, transcription Back in 2004 when I started my virtual assistant business, digital dictation was just starting to take off.  We occasionally got the odd cassette tape delivered, but more and more dictation was being emailed.  Over the years, our clients have asked us for various tweaks to the system – and for…

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Virtual Assistant Franchise – or buying a VA Business

Buying a VA Business – Virtual Assistant Franchises If you are serious about expanding your business, you might look at buying a VA business to expand rapidly.  These deals can be an excellent way of expanding your client list, owning a ready-made business, and a shortcut to SEO supremacy…  But they can also be extremely…

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Social Media Strategy Document for Virtual Assistants

This one is a little gem of a document for guiding you through the social media jungle… Basically it contains a list of questions to establish where you are now with your social media presence, a few leading enquiries to find out where you want to get to, and some ideas on what to do.…

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SVA Premier: The VA Course for UK Virtual Assistants

Virtual Assistant Course

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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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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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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SVA Newsletter: January 2013

Hello My goodness, where has 2012 gone?  Admittedly I spent a fair chunk of it on maternity leave, but it still seems to have flown past!  It is however the time of year to get yourself organised for 2013 – haul out your SVA Inspiration Sheet and get planning! Congrats to Sue Grant and Yvette…

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SVA Premier: January 2013 LinkedIn Cheatsheet

LinkedIn is a great way of connecting with people who already know your work – it’s ideal for newbie VAs who maybe don’t have a large network of clients or leads yet. Or perhaps your LinkedIn page is looking a little tired and unloved?  They’ve recently revamped it to include much more functionality and pizzazz…

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