Getting Started

How to be a virtual assistant, how to set up your virtual assistance business

Using LinkedIn to attract new clients

Social media is both a blessing and a curse. It’s brought the world that bit closer. Which means new opportunities, new contacts, new business....

Hourly rates or monthly retainer?

How to decide which is right for your clients and your business There’s no such thing as an average VA, and no such thing as...

Creating offers your clients can’t resist

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to be irresistible? Lovers falling at our feet, cabs pulling up beside us while ignoring the rest of the customers...

Using the power of the press for publicity

Many people believe that the only way to get great publicity for their business is to throw money at an expensive – and time...

5 reasons why clients won’t be hiring you

How do I get clients? or Why can’t I find any work? These are two of the most common questions asked on forums. Getting...

Finding your niche

There’s a lot of talk in the VA world about specialising, finding a niche. Of course it is a good idea for any business...

New VA? Building up your Client base

 As a relatively new VA I wanted to find out all the much needed  ‘newbie’ info easily to help me get going and build...

Sole Trader or Limited Company – which would be best for...

Setting up as your own boss sounds like the perfect way to work. The freedom it offers attracts many people, but it can be...

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