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VA vs. Perm Staff Member

Why a VA might be the right fit for your business! Years before I started managing Virtual Assistant companies, I remember thinking that outsourcing work was something only wealthy business people could afford to do. The usual route of advertising a job and hiring staff seemed ‘normal’ to me, which inadvertently left me thinking that

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5 VA Pet Peeves To Avoid!

Honestly, working as a Virtual Assistant is one of the coolest jobs in the world (if I do say so myself!) but, of course, there are downsides to everything, and we are not immune to that fact. Aside from people looking surprised when they find out that being a ‘VA’ has nothing to do with

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2 Apps That Will Change The Way You Do Business

  Keeping regular, accurate financial records is one of the most time-consuming aspects of running a business. Of course, it is also imperative to get this financial management right, or you will find yourself in a number of stressful situations. In this digital age, it is easy to forget that it really wasn’t that long

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Virtual Assistants Top Tips To Keep Business Motivation Up During Summer

As the days get longer and warmer, you’re starting to notice your attention span getting shorter and shorter. The great outdoors is beckoning, and your stuffy office is looking less appealing by the second! We get it; while winter feels like a natural time to sit inside in front of your computer screen, summer screams ‘fun

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The Year In Review – What Worked And What Didn’t

If the glittering decorations across shop fronts and lampposts don’t highlight that the end of the year is fast approaching, we don’t know what does! Whether you are winding down for a well-earned break or winding up for a busy sales period, the end of the year is the ideal time to take a look

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4 Tips to Prepare You For End Of Year Madness

If you have ventured out into the shops in the last few weeks, you may have noticed that those sparkly green and red decorations are starting to appear on the shelves. Before you know it, Xmas songs will be blasting from the radio, tinsel will be dripping from ceilings, and Xmas trees will be for

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The Six Office Essentials You Need To Succeed

‘Entrepreneur’ has become a buzzword. There seem to be more and more stories popping up about self-made millionaires and small businesses making it BIG in what appear to be overnight successes. The rise of mobile tech and super fast Internet access means owning your own small business is easier than ever before. In short, the

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Do I Need To Use Paid Advertising On Social Media?

Do you remember when you joined Facebook for the first time? I do. I was late to the party, that’s for sure. I thought Facebook looked dull and was still an avid ‘Bebo’ fan. Making quizzes for my friends and changing the background pictures and themes to all kinds of snazzy designs. (Hey, I was in my

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Is It The Right Time To Expand Your Business?

No one starts a business thinking it will fail. Just like the beginnings of a new relationship, starting a new company is exciting, exhilarating, and fresh. When you first start out, you’re not sure where things will end up, but you know where you’d like your new business to go. You have boundless energy and

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How To Make Stress Work For You

Lying awake at 2 am, tossing and turning. You have an early meeting tomorrow that you’re presenting at and you need to sleep. Instead, you’re toiling over a huge client that hasn’t replied. It’s been three weeks. You’d based your whole next month’s income on this client. You’ve already hired staff to cope with the

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