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Favourite apps for productive home working

  Working from home has its advantages and might seem preferable to being in an office, but it’s easy to fall prey to distractions and...

How to create a simple questionnaire in Google Docs

Google Docs are some of the most useful, simple and interactive documents to use freely on the internet. You can create documents similar to...

Creating Interactive Maps with Google My Maps Pro

We’ve all heard the expression ‘A picture is worth a thousand words’ and the Russian writer Ivan Turgenev wrote in the book "Fathers and...

Product Comparison: Google Apps for Work versus Microsoft Office 365

There are two major players when it comes to product suites for your small business – Google Apps for Work (formerly Google Apps for...

Project / Team Management System Review: Asana

Deciding which project management system to use for your Virtual Assistant business can be tricky. There are so many options available, both paid for...

Choosing which page displays your WordPress blog

Wordpress is a common platform for blogs and websites used by many small businesses and it's pretty likely that as a VA you'll be...

Avoiding Dropbox data overload to keep your hard drive happy!

Being able to share files efficiently and easily is a key part of working as a virtual assistant, and there are lots of tools...

How to easily encrypt files on your Mac and Windows computer

As VA's, we deal with a lot of data that is incredibly sensitive and needs to be protected from the 'PC bad guys'. And...

How to Create and Apply Master Pages in Adobe Framemaker

Having the right layout for your documents is important. If you want to make sure that your documents are correctly and uniquely formatted to...

How to schedule posts from Hootsuite to Instagram

In 2015 Instagram overtook Twitter in terms of global users, with the majority of users being in the younger age bracket. 90% of UK...

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