Websites

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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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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7 steps for successful blogging

Antonia Chitty and Erica Douglas run Ace Inspire which specialises in offering blogging tips, including a free blogging e-course.  Over to them… Lots of business owners know they should be blogging, but haven’t worked out how to make blogging a great way to bring in new customers and clients. If this sounds like you, follow…

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My blog’s not working! Common blogging problems solved

    Antonia Chitty and Erica Douglas of www.aceinspire.com share their blogging experiences with SVA…  They’re also inviting all UK virtual assistants to join their free blogging e-course too! If you have started a business blog filled with great intentions, yet a few weeks or months down the line are depressed and uninspired about blogging,…

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Free blogging course!

Fresh from the UK Virtual Assistant Conference in Surrey last week, Antonia Chitty has a fantastic course for those of you who are thinking of adding a blog to your business. Find out how to set your blog up Promote your blog Get business from blogging Create and sell products via your blog So whether…

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Boost your Company Profile via Google Places

There are many ways that a small business can raise the profile of their company website.  Some will invest both time and money in a Google AdWords campaign, some will employ an external consultant, but the majority will either undertake their own SEO activities or will simply not bother.

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