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Stop the World – I Want to Get Off!

Something just happened in the last week or two which has completely changed the direction of my business – and my life – for the better. What happened was, I admitted to myself that I couldn’t cope. That I wasn’t enjoying my business any more and that I wanted – in fact, NEEDED – things…

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5 Ways to Find Clients Online for Your Virtual Assistant Biz

The number one burning question for  freelance Virtual Assistants, and those thinking of becoming freelance Virtual Assistants is of course: where and how do I find clients? Even if you are an established VA you may well be looking for new ways of finding clients. For many VAs, myself included, the quickest and most effective…

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Don’t Miss the Mum’s Enterprise Roadshow

Woo hoo! I’m so excited to be bringing How to be a Virtual Assistant to THE event for enterprising mums. Next Monday, 25th September I’ve got a stand at the Mum’s Enterprise Roadshow in Islington, North London. I’m a busy bee this week getting ready for the event. New student welcome packs, flyers, pop up…

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How I Find Clients on LinkedIn

I’m thrilled to introduce a guest blog by Alessia Nunziatini of SmartWise VA. Alessia has found quite a few of her clients through LinkedIn, so I asked her if she would be willing to share her method with her fellow VAs by writing a diary to track a particular example. Tanya Kuhrt – How to be a…

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21 Things I Learned From Doing a Business Expo

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to get a stand for How to be a Virtual Assistant at the YBC Women Mean Business Expo in London.  Although I have visited many business expos before, this was the first time that I had actually exhibited at one myself. As my first event it was…

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Should You Tell Your Employer About Your Virtual Assistant Business?

Guest Blog By Debbie Robbins of Admin Roots In the weeks that have passed, it has been quite difficult to switch on the news without hearing about the recent General Election which has been dominating much of the news. Different perspectives and opinions can be valuable to open minds and learn, but sometimes what we…

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25 Ways to Get Noticed as a Virtual Assistant on Linkedin

By Jennifer Corcoran I am thrilled to introduce this guest blog by LinkedIn and social media expert Jennifier Corcoran who has recently launched her social media consultancy, My Super Connector. Get ready for some awesome tips for your Virtual Assistant LinkedIn profile! – Tanya Kuhrt – How to be a Virtual Assistant. Congratulations! You have an…

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How to Be a Virtual Assistant Interview: Jo Harrison

By Tanya Kuhrt A great way to get some inspiration is to listen to other VAs’ stories. Recently I interviewed Virtual Assistant Jo Harrison, focusing on how she helps authors with formatting books. This is an edited transcript of the interview. Hi Jo. Welcome to the Podcast. Can you just briefly introduce yourself? Hi I’m Jo…

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7 Reasons You’d be Insane Not to Visit a Business Expo

By Tanya Kuhrt There are literally hundreds of Business Exhibitions and Trade Shows all over the UK every year. Teaming with exhibitors and visitors, you’d be insane not to take advantage of the benefits for your Virtual Assistant business. Or any business, for that matter! Choose an event that is relevant to your industry or target clients. Coming…

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A shout-out to my Virtual Assistant Sisters

A Shout-Out to My Virtual Assistant Sisters

By Tanya Kuhrt This International Women’s day I’d like to celebrate Virtual Assistants. Of course there are some male VAs out there (we need more!)  but generally it is still an industry dominated by women. From women in the Philippines working as VAs for a few dollars an hour, to Virtual Executive PAs, the variety of…

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