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Marketing Friday: More tips and tricks for Virtual Assistants

Here are five ideas which you can work on today, Marketing Friday, to get more business next week.   Volunteer to help a local community group with their admin. Make sure your SEO is great (for free!) with WebCEO. www.webceo.com Design and build your own website with WordPress or Blogger as a first step. You…

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Marketing Friday: More tips and tricks for Virtual Assistants

Here are five ideas which you can work on today, Marketing Friday, to get more business next week. Try contacting people advertising for part-time or temporary staff. Get in contact with your local temp agency and volunteer a special rate for their clients. Lots of temp agencies won’t send out staff for less than ½…

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Marketing Friday: More marketing tips and tricks for Virtual Assistants

Here are five simple ideas which you can work on today, Marketing Friday! Print business cards with an explanation of what you do – lots of people aren’t entirely sure what a Virtual Assistant is! Print loads of business cards – you can never have too many of these, but you may want to do a…

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The Importance of Search Engine Optimisation

Joke: Q: How Are Search Engine Optimisers like Neapolitan Ice Cream? A: We are 1/3 boring content, 1/3 sweet bait, and 1/3 dark secrets… As everyone knows, I’m a technical cretin – so I’m handing this bit  over to my technical genius Alan Fair of Contact Multimedia, who patiently explained this in words of one…

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Facebook: New timeline sizes

Facebook is changing – and as a virtual assistant, you need to be ahead of the changes! The most obvious change is the new timeline.  This is a really nice gizmo, but it does mean you need to keep the content on there up to date.  You’ll also want to add important dates on your…

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Got a VA Blog? Join the SVA Blog Hop

As part of Global VA Week, 14th-19th May, we’d like to highlight UK virtual assistant blogs – we’ll be hosting a Blog Carnival on 14th-19th May highlighting the best blogs and sending VAs/clients visiting SVA to your website. 

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Virtual Assistant Website Essentials

In the run up to my maternity leave, I offered training for virtual assistants on a one-on-one basis.  One of the common themes they asked about was “What does a virtual assistant website need?”   When I set up my business in 2004, websites were either “flat” (in other words a brochure type site with no…

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How to turn website visitors into customers – part 2

Final part of conversion rate optimisation techniques to get more customers from your website visitors. In conversion rate optimisation part 1 we saw how we needed a clear goal and outcome from each of our web pages, where the visible ‘above the fold’ part of the page is the most critical. Working backwards from the…

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