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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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As a new virtual assistant, how do you get your name out there to bring clients to knocking down your door as fast as possible?  Directories may seem like a great way of connecting with clients already looking for your services… But they can be expensive. How do you know which one to advertise in? …

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A VA asked me today how she could get more hits to her website, it had been up for several months and was averaging just a few hits a day… Now firstly whilst this seems a bit rubbish, it’s actually not unusual for a VA website – here’s the average number of hits our members…

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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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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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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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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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