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Tips for Better Communication for VAs

Communication plays an important role not just in a virtual office setting, but in all aspects of life! Being able to communicate effectively allows you to fully express yourself – a way to connect with others who are like you, and demonstrate who you are and why you are here. It also helps you to covey your message in a [...]

2018-11-29T10:00:32+00:00 November, 28th 2018|

Achieve your New Year’s Resolutions with a Virtual Assistant

When business owners make New Year’s resolutions, most of them relate to time management. Even the most motivated business owner is restricted by the time they have available. Common resolutions are ‘become more organised’, ‘improve my social media marketing’, and even ‘work less so I can spend more time with my family’. A Virtual Assistant can help you with all [...]

2018-11-22T06:04:37+00:00 November, 14th 2018|

Tools for Creating Stunning Social Media Graphics

In recent years, more and more business owners have utilised the power of social media to leverage their business. Take Facebook for example, every single day you’ll find a tonne of social media graphics on your feed advertising a company in a unique and creative way. Compelling visuals make lasting impressions, which in return leads to higher engagement and better [...]

2018-11-08T11:16:07+00:00 November, 8th 2018|

Exercises for People who sit at a Computer

Sitting for long hours at a desk can cause a lot of muscle tension and backache, which can later lead to a number of health issues including poor body posture and muscle pain. For virtual assistants, working in front of the computer for at least 8 hours a day can take a toll on your body, so it is important [...]

2018-10-26T00:26:04+00:00 October, 25th 2018|

Connecting Within Your Digital World

Effective communication and social interaction are vital to developing and maintaining healthy relationships. Some people view working digitally as a ‘lonely endeavour’. Quite the contrary; just because you’re not physically within someone’s environment doesn’t mean you can’t connect. Online workers build a connection with peers through a variety of digital media to create an environment where everyone gets to have [...]

2018-10-18T10:48:15+00:00 October, 18th 2018|

How to Avoid the Dreaded CC Email Mistake

As you know, an email is an incredibly powerful tool for sending information across the globe. It’s also an amazing way to send one message to hundreds of people through its CC (Carbon Copy) feature. This nifty set-up saves you time and energy composing individual messages with the same content and sending them out one by one… ugh! That would [...]

2018-10-09T10:41:55+00:00 October, 9th 2018|

MailChimp: Creating an Email Campaign

MailChimp is one of the most popular email marketing and autoresponder programs used by many online businesses these days. Why? Quite possibly three main reasons: It integrates into a lot of CRM’s (Customer Relationship Management programs) It’s fairly easy to use, and It’s free! As a Virtual Assistant, if you are given the task of creating an email campaign for [...]

2018-09-24T10:39:02+00:00 September, 24th 2018|

Cultural Differences:  Get to Know Your Filipino VA

Filipinos, in general, are among the most hardworking people you’ll meet. They are dedicated and most often willing to learn. If you come from a different culture, you may be surprised with some of the cultural differences that can affect the working relationship with your VA. That’s okay – we’re all human and like any collaboration, learning about each other; [...]

2018-09-24T10:30:37+00:00 September, 23rd 2018|