Posts belonging to Category virtual

OIVAC Blog Hop Tour Stop 2: Q&A!

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Tweet We welcome the Blog Hopping VA, Sharon Williams, President of The 24 Hour Secretary and chair of the OIVAC steering committee, who is here answering your questions on the virtual assistant industry and OIVAC! Here are Sharon’s answers to the questions posed over the last couple of days. If you have further questions or […]

Do you know this person?

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Tweet We are looking for an individual who has been a VA for more than five years and contributed to the industry in such a way that s/he has provided a positive impact on many others and helped them build a successful VA business. If you know this VA, now is your chance to nominate […]

Give Yourself an Early Christmas Present: A Second Phone Line

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Tweet If you’re a VA working from a home office, do yourself a favour and buy yourself an early Christmas prezzie – a second phone line. I’m not talking about an extension here … but a separate line with its own number. Most people don’t realise there are two lines with two numbers already coming […]

What’s in a name?

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Tweet There has been lots of discussion of late on various Virtual Assistant (VA) lists around the world about what VAs should be calling themselves. Basically, the problem appears to be that after the term ‘virtual assistant’ was hijacked by outsourcing companies from cheap labour countries like China and India after the publication of Tim […]

VAs Helping Clients with Social Networking

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Tweet Since my previous post on how VAs can help clients with social networking like Twitter, there has been a lot of discussion on industry lists about whether VAs SHOULD provide this kind of support – or whether it defeats the purpose of the networking aspect of these sites. There is no doubt a VA […]