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How to Avoid Fatal Virtual Assistant Website Mistakes

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

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Keep on Networking. This is often the first thing that gets dropped when you become busy with clients work. I know; I’m guilty of it myself. But when you suddenly disappear from groups you have been a regular at, often … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! In keeping with the resolutions theme, today’s tip looks at reviewing, taking stock and moving forwards. Review Your Marketing Activities. Set aside time each month to review your marketing activities. How many enquiries have you had in … Continue reading

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Social Networking. If you have a profile on sites such as Facebook, Ecademy and LinkedIn, it’s easy to spend hours each day on and off the site responding to requests to link. Set aside some time each week for social … Continue reading

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Writing Your Blog. The same writing advice applies here as it does to newsletters but with the added bonus that you can schedule your posts for in advance. Write it in batches, serialise articles and schedule it to go lie … Continue reading

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Create Checklists. Have checklists for every process in your business. For example, when you take on a new client, have a checklist that prompts you to check you have received back the signed contract, you have sent your Welcome Pack, … Continue reading

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Do Your Filing. In addition to your client files, have files for everything related to running your business. Then set aside time each week to file everything you have dealt with that week. I use the last half hour on … Continue reading

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Create email templates. If you answer an email to the same question more than once, create an email template so that next time you are asked the question, you already have an email ready to send out. For more tips … Continue reading

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Sort Your Emails. Hands up who has an inbox with more than 10 emails in it? If you have, it can be a huge waste of time trying to find what you are looking for and the clutter can be … Continue reading

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When you are a virtual assistant, especially when your practice is becoming full, you spend a lot of time juggling your schedule so you can fit in all the needs and requirements of all your various clients. As you become … Continue reading

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