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SUPPORTING UK VIRTUAL ASSISTANTS

SVA was formed in 2005 by a group of 7 Scottish virtual assistants who wanted to improve the reputation of the industry - it quickly mushroomed into the largest organisation for UK based VAs with over 2,500 active members, having helped 8,000 VAs into business over the years. Our aim is to help virtual assistants set up and stay in business by encouraging and supporting one another whilst promoting best practice in the VA industry.

Being run by actual VAs rather than those who get their income from coaching or specialist services, we're able to give real advice about issues that frequently crop up - how to get more virtual assistant clients, what equipment virtual assistants use, how to deal with client issues...

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Top 10 Tips for Becoming a Virtual Assistant

SVA put together 10 baby-steps to becoming a Virtual Assistant - a must-read for any aspiring assistant!

Testimonials

"Caroline, who runs the fabulous Society of Virtual Assistants (SVA), is the very reason why I became a VA in the first place, after reading her article in the Office Secretary magazine"

Angela Dawson
www.theadmindoc.co.uk

"The SVA has been a constant source of inspiration and information.  It has been my pleasure over the years to welcome new VAs aboard, and to meet up with some of them."

Carole Meyrick
www.carolemeyrick.com

"The Society of Virtual Assistants is an excellent resource which helps new & existing VAs, the support & advice I have received since joining them back in 2006 has been invaluable."

Heather Greig

www.vpa-ni.co.uk

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Raising awareness, promoting best practice and supporting the UK Virtual Assistant industry

Latest News from the Society of Virtual Assistants

Looking for start up VA stories

By Caroline | 14 October, 2010 | 2 Comments

We’re looking for more VA Stars – virtual assistants who are in the process of starting their business and who would be happy to write about their experiences for the blog.

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Book Review: Multi VA Businesses

By Caroline | 12 October, 2010 | 2 Comments

A multi-VA business is one where the VA has so much work she can’t truly do it all herself and needs to outsource to associates in order to get everything done. Michelle Jamieson’s book is, I believe, the best on the subject.  It asks some really hard questions of you before it gets into the…

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Book Review: Instant Cashflow

By Caroline | 6 October, 2010 | 1 Comment

Instant Cashflow Brad is a no-nonsense Australian billionaire. An interesting story in itself, but he provides a menu of ways to make your business make more money.

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Recommended Reading from the world’s leading virtual assistants: Patty Dost

By Caroline | 3 October, 2010 | 1 Comment

A little while ago, I asked some of the world’s best known VAs for their recommended reading lists for virtual assistants.  The responses were phenomenal with some old favourites being cited again and again, but an interesting number of books which are (of course!) now on my Amazon Wishlist! This week’s virtual assistant is: Patty…

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