To share or not to share on social media?

I recently read an interesting post on the top things not to share on social media (you can find the original article here) and it got me thinking. How many of us are guilty of posting or sharing things that, on reflection, were better left unshared or unsaid? So, I popped a link into our VA groups, and asked what…

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7 time saving tips for social media content creation

Social media is an essential part of everyday business life now, but creating that content can be a real drain on your available time. It’s therefore, so important to have a strategy in place to make that creation more efficient and streamlined. Here’s 7 tips to save time when creating content for your social media. Set aside dedicated time for…

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Brand consistency on social media

Brand recognition is something we all aspire to achieve on social media. However, for many, business branding simply means having a pretty logo, when in reality, it’s so much more than that! To get brand consistency going, you need to begin, by understanding what branding is. Branding is the overall impression and message you want to give about your business,…

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Things to consider in a new client consultation

Ask any VA to tell you what a new client consultation is for, and they’ll tell you it’s to help you better understand your client. And they’d be right – mostly. A client consultation form is something that we usually fill out during a discovery call with a potential new client, to get to know more about them and their…

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Guest Blog by Lesley Cooley: Ten things VA’s need to know about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

One of the biggest concerns I hear about, time and time is how will the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) affect the Virtual Assistant industry. So, this week, we are very lucky to have Lesley Cooley contribute this weeks guest post. Lesley is a qualified Data Protection Officer with 15 years’ experience in various sectors and we met at a Mastermind…

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The humble business card!

Your business card needs to tell the story of your business – something that isn’t always easy, when you’re talking about a piece of card only a few inches tall! The choice of font, colours, wording and texture of the card you use, can go a long way towards helping make it easier for you to get your business brand…

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Social Media – review, reflect and revisit!

Social media is both a fun social tool for your downtime and an essential tool for your business growth. With the average person spending an average 2 hours a day on social media, that figure increases dramatically, if you currently provide social media solutions to your clients. It’s therefore a tool that we all need to manage effectively, if we…

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Is September the time to revise and revisit your goals?

September, the time of new beginnings. With school-aged kids either going back to school or starting for the first time, most mums are either breathing a huge sigh of relief or are busy getting back into work mode. This is why September is a perfect time to revise and revisit your business goals. Although September and New Year seem to…

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Why networking is like dating

Small businesses thrive, when they have a network of contacts. Not only does networking give them a list of contacts and potential joint venture partners, it also enables them to get visible and in front of potential clients too. However, networking isn’t just about being seen in the right circles, it’s about relationship building too – and that’s why it’s…

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