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How to open an M4B (Audiobook) file with a Windows computer

Have you ever received a file with the extension .M4b and not been able to open it even though people keep telling you that...

Need help finding your next blog topic idea?

How easy do you find it to come up with new article ideas for your Virtual Assistant business blog? Do you write content for...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Syncing online calendars between Google and Apple iCal

You'd think that with the technology available to us today, something as simple as simple as viewing an online calendar on a device of...

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