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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 1,800 members. 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

Unusual Niches: Scott Valdez, Virtual Dating Assistants

By Caroline | 7 September, 2010 | 3 Comments

The last in our series of unusual niches – this one comes from across the pond and it struck me as being a really big growth area!  If you would like to feature your own specialist niche, please get in touch. Your name & age? Scott Valdez, 26 years old Business name? Virtual Dating Assistants,…

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Protected: Marketing freebie – in return for some ideas!

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Book Review: Get Off Your Arse

By Caroline | 3 September, 2010 | 4 Comments

Get Off Your Arse Written by Brad Burton, founder of the 4N networking events, this one is an amusing romp through his desire to work for himself and the magnetic draw of TV’s Countdown to freelancers everywhere! I am the world’s worst procrastinator, so this suited me down to the ground. Inevitably it spent three…

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SVA Logo and how to display it!

By Caroline | 1 September, 2010 | 1 Comment

A timely reminder from Monica of UR Virtual Assistant Services has reminded me I need to give you download instructions for our SVA logos. SVA is free to join and has a “Community Member” badge which you can display on your website linking back to our site. To download this, right click “SAVE AS” and…

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