A practical guide to working with a virtual assistant

Delegating is difficult. As a small or medium-sized business owner, you may find it tempting to try to do everything yourself. However, not only is this not sustainable, but it’s also not the smartest way to run your business. Enter virtual assistants – a valuable resource for any small business to tap into. Anytime someone […]

2022 sales trends you need to know about

Regardless of what you’re selling, whether your product, service or time, knowing how to sell it is essential to every business. It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in. From finance to eCommerce, the ability to sell applies to any sector. While over one million people in the UK work in sales, we are all technically […]

How virtual assistants can support women in business

Women-owned businesses are on the rise. Currently, around 32% of UK businesses are owned by women. This represents a massive shift as only 17% of business founders were female in 2016. On one hand, being a female entrepreneur comes with a whole unique set of challenges. There may come a time when it becomes impossible […]

Virtual Assistant Spotlight: Yvette Barry

Work on your business, not in your business. This is the best advice one of our virtual assistants, Yvette Barry, can give to entrepreneurs. As an entrepreneur herself, Yvette knows the struggles of trying to run a business and doing it all yourself. “Don’t let the joy that you started out with be robbed by […]

Virtual Assistant Or Local PA – Reasons To Hire Online

Your business is growing and flourishing. But you’re finding it impossible to focus on what matters most in your company because you’re bogged down with unnecessary admin. It sounds like it’s time to hire a Virtual Assitant. An assistant is someone who can help you with business admin from bookkeeping to filing and personal admin […]

How To Tell When Outsourcing Makes Sense

Just thinking about outsourcing any one of your business functions already means that you have the best interests of your business and your life in mind. And here is a blog we’ve recently posted about 17 tasks you can delegate. And while many businesses try to run independently, the struggle behind the scenes is real. […]

How to Use Leverage to Achieve Maximum Results

What do jiujitsu and running a business have in common? We know it’s a strange question but hear us out. The most important concept in jiujitsu is leverage. Leverage is what lets you throw an opponent, sometimes twice your side, to the ground with little effort. Leverage is all about minimum input and maximum output. […]

How to Optimise Your Company LinkedIn Page and Network Online

Most popular for its business to business (B2B) marketing capabilities, a LinkedIn company page allows you to reach the decision-makers within the businesses you want to target, as four out of five LinkedIn users are responsible for driving business decisions. This makes LinkedIn the ideal platform for your business to market and network from. There […]

Why start-ups need virtual marketing assistants

First (online) impressions count. Your social media pages give potential customers an introduction to your brand and the character of your business –– make them standout! The internet is filled with pools of content and businesses competing for likes, shares and clicks from billions of consumers. As a result, digital marketing has become an increasingly […]

Virtual Assistant Benefits vs Cost – is it worth the expense? 

Totally, yes! Having someone to hand over routine tasks to make your life easier? Who can say no to that? Be able to take vacations or sabbaticals knowing you’re leaving your work in an expert’s reliable hands. Having a virtual assistant benefits you in so many ways, for starters, it’s a weight off your shoulders not […]