Monthly Archives: September 2008

How to Avoid Fatal Virtual Assistant Website Mistakes – Mistake 7

Mistake 7: Copying every other virtual assistant web site. As part of vetting the websites that we list on the UKAVA Directory, I have the job of personally checking every potential members website before it is added. It is quite … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Fatal Virtual Assistant Website Mistakes – Mistake 6

Mistake 6: Not mentioning what makes you different, your USP. When I’m doing online research for a particular product or service, I want to know right away what makes any company unique or different from their competition. Most virtual assistant … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Fatal Virtual Assistant Website Mistakes – Mistake 5

Mistake 5: Missing or hidden contact information. Have you ever visited a web site that you think offers the ideal solution to your problem, but you’ve got one question to ask before mak­ing your purchasing decision? You go to the … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Fatal Virtual Assistant Website Mistakes – Mistake 4

Mistake 4: Not Turning Your Website Visitors Into Prospects. Lots of virtual assistants complain that they get a lot of visitors to their website, but few of them convert into customers. Most marketing texts will tell you that it takes … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Fatal Virtual Assistant Website Mistakes – Mistake 3

Mistake 3: Nothing to demonstrate your expertise. Virtual Assistant websites often boast about how profi­cient they are at solving their clients problems and I’m sure that they do, but where’s the proof? If you’ve been in business for awhile, you’ve … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Fatal Virtual Assistant Website Mistakes – Mistake 2

Mistake 2: A Lack of a clear call to action on each website page. Have you ever been to a web site and been completely overwhelmed with all the directions you can go from the home page? There’s navigation buttons … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Fatal Virtual Assistant Website Mistakes – Mistake 1

As part of running the UK Association of Virtual Assistants I spend a lot of time researching online and checking other virtual assistant’s websites. Occasionally I see an outstanding website, but what I usually see is a whole range of … Continue reading

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The Importance of Client Consultation

When I first started out as a virtual assistant, more years ago than I care to remember, there weren’t many other VA’s around and therefore not much competition. Nowadays, a sizeable proportion of the clients I take on have worked … Continue reading

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Where Do Your Website Visitors Go?

Do you want to learn more about your website visitors? Are you interested in what pages of your website they look at and most importantly, where they leave? A simple and free tool is available from Google Analytics. Download it … Continue reading

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