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So one of my actions from the Northern VA Collaboration was sparked by an inspiring talk from Nicola Little of Sparkle Communications who was talking about LinkedIn. Her presentation showed how by using only a freebie profile and 15 minutes a day on LinkedIn she had generated a massive amount of business in just 1…

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We need you! For 2016 Society of Virtual Assistants is looking to recruit 6 bloggers to help us keep the site content fresh and interesting. We’re looking for VAs who can write about their experiences, write reviews or do a series of blog posts.  Each post needs to be: between 400-1,000 words, on a subject…

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virtual assistants don't use typewriters!

I was looking back through some old posts and stumbled across some instructing VAs how to use Facebook and Twitter… Just for a laugh I thought I’d see if the overall advice had changed in the past few years. This Facebook How To Guide from 5 years ago outlines the change from “Fans” to “Likes”……

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If you want to explain what a virtual assistant is in a quick video on your website, we’ve done the hard work for you – a very simple, minute long explanation of what a VA is, roughly how much they cost, etc. Please feel free to share, host on your own site, use to show…

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As part of the International Year of the Secretary/Assistant 2014, participating organisations are developing themes for their members in order to raise awareness of Secretaries and Assistants throughout the world… This month is: The role of technology for success I believe that not much happens of any significance when we’re in our comfort zone. –…

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Back when I first started the business, I got my website online using stock shots – you buy an image from a photography broker and pay a small usage fee.  In return you get a smiling shot of a model with bright white teeth, wearing a suit and a headset, which you can use to…

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