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Mail Merge in Microsoft Word with Personalised Hyperlinks

Updated October 2017 Following a number of enquiries and comments on this particular topic, we've refreshed and updated this article with information relevant to recent...

Make images and text appear on click in PowerPoint

With a PowerPoint presentation, it can be useful to have certain slides or words appearing when you click the mouse, giving the presenter control...

Make sure your email publications are seen by embedding from Publisher

So it's that time of year and I figured it's only right to bring you a festive themed tutorial today! Granted, this tip can...

Claiming VAT back on mileage

  Something we're often asked by clients is "Can I claim the VAT back on mileage?". The answer is yes - but not on all...

Video tip: Embedding a video in to a Mailchimp email

I've had lots of requests asking me how to embed a Youtube video in to a Mailchimp email so that subscribers see a screenshot...

What is Page Layout View and How do I Use it?

If you're using an Excel spreadsheet that contains a large amount of data or many columns, it can sometimes be difficult to adjust the...

How to transfer a calendar from Apple iCal to Google Calendar

Managing calendars can be a tricky business and when it comes to sharing them with other people, or a virtual assistant, Mac users often...

Your VA services are too expensive aren’t they?

This week a potential client said to me "- you're expensive, my Accountant says I can get a much cheaper book-keeper". Should I be...

How to import a list of events into your Outlook Calendar

As a Virtual Assistant I quite often get asked to organise client’s diaries for months at a time, this used to involve going through...

The Golden Rule of Managing Lists in Mailchimp

Mailchimp is a very popular tool for small business owners who use email marketing to communicate with their clients and contacts and it's something...

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