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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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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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Latest News from the Society of Virtual Assistants

Recommended Reading from the world’s leading virtual assistants: Mary Lou Ashton

By Caroline | 10 September, 2010 | 0 Comments

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: Mary…

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How To: Catch the copycats!

By Caroline | 8 September, 2010 | 1 Comment

Plagiarism – how to catch the copycats! Sadly, a couple of SVA members had problems with virtual assistants copying their sites (see forum topic https://www.societyofvirtualassistants.co.uk/svaforum/viewtopic.php?t=2099). You automatically have copyright over any original material you create, so you are well within your rights to request this is removed from their site. It also has a knock…

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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!

By Caroline | 3 September, 2010 | Enter your password to view comments.

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