Putting the ‘Social’ back into Social Media

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Tweet Anyone else find it amusing how stressed out people get about Facebook? But they stay on it? Newsfeeds are filled almost daily with people complaining about the latest Facebook changes – changes to settings, tweaks to profiles, reminders to update information leading to accusations of privacy invasion. Here’s a very cool video that pretty […]

Happy Mother’s Day from OIVAC

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Tweet Happy Mothers Day! In honor of Mothers Day, celebrate your Mom or Grandmom, your aunties and sisters or special lady friends (and let’s not forget the men) or just YOURSELF by taking advantage of the OIVAC Mothers Day Special! That’s right, if you register for ANY track package or the ENTIRE convention, you get […]

Don’t miss out…Virtual Assistant training and growth opportunities through OIVAC in May

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Tweet As a virtual assistant you have to be on your toes and ready for the changes that are constantly occurring in our industry.  Whether you are a VA just getting your feet wet or one that has “been there, done that” and been serving clients virtually even before the term “Virtual Assistant” existed, the […]

Facebook – Keeping it Private

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Tweet Following on from my earlier post on Facebook, I had an interesting chat with a colleague who indicated he had removed his Facebook profile because of the people who he had ‘friended’… Not because they weren’t friends (in this instance it was someone he’d known for over 20 years) but because of the profile […]

Business Peaks & Troughs

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Tweet With the economic downturn I’ve noticed of late more and more discussion on various networks about worry about work dropping off, finding part time jobs and so on. I think it’s important to remember this: as virtual assistants we are in business. We are business owners. This means we are responsible for our work/cash […]