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Plagiarism

An interesting video post from Michelle @ Virtual Miss Friday on Plagiarism… More info on Michelle’s site here: http://www.virtualmissfriday.com/michelle/plagiarism

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Sale Now On!

We’re having a sale… Get your SVA Goodies at a very discounted price until end of February.  We even flung in some juicy extras. There’s a few here even I had forgotten about – time to stock up on your reading!

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Part 2: What’s in a name? Caroline’s horror story

Back in 2004 when I set up I scouted around for a memorable name that described what I did.  I spent weeks toying with descriptions of what I did, job titles, colours, positive words, a thesaurus full of “online” variations, and I tried them all in different combinations to come up with a company name. …

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Part 1: What’s in a name?

“That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” But it sure as heck matters when it comes to marketing!!!  Picking your name is so important, spend some time on it and make sure you get it right. As the profession booms, it’s harder and harder to find something unique…

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MultiVA: How to secure the relationship

I had a really sad phone call last week – a VA called me up to ask if I could help her, and unfortunately there wasn’t a lot I could do, as the horse had bolted.  However, she did agree to let me tell her story (anonymously of course) to act as a warning for…

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TAKING LEGAL ACTION TO RECOVER DEBTS

The prospect of taking a client to court over unpaid debts is not an easy step for any business to contemplate, particularly as the UK has 2 different legal systems and finding information on taking cross-border action is rather hard to come by.

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How To: Catch the copycats!

Plagiarism – how to catch the copycats! Sadly, a couple of SVA members had problems with virtual assistants copying their sites (see forum topic https://www.societyofvirtualassistants.co.uk/svaforum/viewtopic.php?t=2099). You automatically have copyright over any original material you create, so you are well within your rights to request this is removed from their site. It also has a knock…

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