Posts Tagged ‘PR’

Virtual Assistant Awards – Why Enter?

  Virtual Assistant Awards – Why Enter?   Common Misconceptions To Entering Awards: Only big companies win awards. I can’t enter it into awards – what about confidential information? If I sponsor a category I’ll have a better chance. If I buy more seats at the awards dinner I’m more likely to win.    …

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Great article on Virtual Assistants in Financial Times!

Great to see VAs being talked about in such a positive light in a such a prestigious newspaper.  Well done Martha – a fellow SVAer! Read the full article here: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/c1a952d8-f1ee-11e1-bba3-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2Agr9MuCE So, how do you use this in your business?  Get it out to your clients and prospects – send them the link which demonstrates…

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Week 8 – Lessons Learnt

Hello All My eighth and final post is at a time where my business has been running for just over 4 months and I am starting to see the benefits of my marketing activities.  Last week I received 2 enquiries that resulted from meetings I have had at networking events.  They have both originated from…

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Week 7 – Provide a service you are passionate about

Hello All As this is my penultimate post I wanted to write something that I felt could help both people looking at becoming a VA and those that are just starting their journey in business.  Therefore this week is focused around something which I feel very passionately about.  Not everybody will agree with my opinion…

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Week 6 – Networking, networking and more networking

Hello All As this week’s title suggests my recent marketing activities have largely focused around Networking.  Up until starting Clearwater I have always recognised the importance of networking but have never given it a clear focus over other activities.  The main reason is that I was planning the marketing and others were carrying out the…

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Week 5 – Co-Operation Not Competition

Hello All Throughout my various roles in employment I have been asked to prepare and report on competition.  In every role it was deemed important to understand what our competitors were up to with the main aim of outperforming them. Competition is a natural part of today’s society.

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Week 4 – Tweet, tweet, tweet

Hello All Since establishing Clearwater VA I have attended many networking events and technical seminars.  Some have been enlightening, some have been tedious but many of them have had a similar theme – social media.

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Week 3 – Electricity, where would we be without it!

Hello All I can’t believe that we are going into the third week of January already and that I will only have 3 more posts to write after this one.  Time certainly is moving quickly.  I do hope that you have enjoyed reading my first two weeks and that they have been beneficial both to…

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