Monthly Archives: April 2010

Virtual Assistant Business Advertising on a Budget

Press Releases Press Releases are useful for generating a buzz about your virtual assistant business. The business editor at your local newspaper will always be on the lookout for a good business story to fill the business news section of … Continue reading

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Virtual Assistant Business Advertising on a Budget

Online Presence It goes without saying that as a virtual assistant you need a website. But have you really thought about the best way to use it? Some visitors will arrive at your website as result of you telling them … Continue reading

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Virtual Assistant Business Advertising on a Budget

Networking If up until now you’ve been an employee, you might never have been to a networking event before. The whole idea is that everyone who goes along is a business owner or key decision maker in their business and … Continue reading

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Virtual Assistant Business Advertising on a Budget

Referrals  Sometimes it’s not about whom you know, but about who they know. We’ve all heard the theory about the six degrees of separation, that you are only six people away from anyone you want to get to know. Well … Continue reading

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Virtual Assistant Business Advertising on a Budget

Word Of Mouth If you’ve just started out and you’ve done a piece of work for a client who is pleased with the results, they will talk about it. My advice in the early days is to under promise and … Continue reading

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UKAVA:In The News – Out today

The monthly UKAVA:In The News newsletter is out today. Find it at:  http://www.ukava.co.uk/html/ukava_news.html

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Virtual Assistant Business Advertising on a Budget

When you are starting out as a Virtual Assistant and no one knows who you are or what you do, one of the biggest challenges you will face is how to drum up new business. You probably have already done … Continue reading

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Tips For Setting Up Your Home Based Office – Investigate insurance and make sure you’re covered

Does you have sufficient insurance cover you for your business activities? It’s important to consider if your household insurance covers you for public liability, particularly if you allow clients to visit your home. In addition you should look at profession … Continue reading

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Tips For Setting Up Your Home Based Office – Plan your time around your body clock and lifestyle

Are you a morning person? Some people work better in the mornings and some are more effective later in the day. What’s your best time? Also consider your household. What’s the normal routine? Does the postman always knock the door … Continue reading

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Tips For Setting Up Your Home Based Office – Schedule your household chores

When you work from home make sure you don’t get drawn in to doing all the household chores when you should be working. Now I’m not saying leave a pile of dirty dishes in the sink, or damp washing in … Continue reading

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