Insourcing the Outsourcing

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Tweet Thank you Warwick Merry, guest blogger, for sharing your experiences of outsourcing versus insourcing. For VAs, Warwick also shares his tips on promoting your value as opposed to getting into an ‘Us v Them’ war. Really, offshore providers as I’ve said before service an end of the market many of us don’t really want. […]

What’s a Virtual Assistant?

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Tweet And the discussion continues…. regular readers of the blog will recall my What’s in a Name and Confusion Continues posts. Recently the Sunday Life’s Sarah Wilson blogged about hiring ‘a virtual assistant in India’.  *sigh* Yet again an Australian reporter encourages Australian business to head offshore for their ‘virtual assistant’ needs. Again, a professional […]

Register All Your URLs

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Tweet It’s happening again! Apparently now some UK companies are letting the team down by plagiarising content, taking business names of established businesses and their URLs – or something very close thereto – and swiping content. Regular readers will recall my October post about an international company who had plagiarised an article I wrote in […]

Outsourcing Takes Interesting Turn

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Tweet Regular readers will recall my post on outsourcing services to cheap labour countries like India and the Philippines and my follow up article. Here’s an interesting (and humorous) look at other services that may soon be available in these countries! © Lyn Prowse-Bishop, http://www.execstress.com/

It’s on the web … it’s free to take… right?

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Tweet Wrong. Just because you see something on the web doesn’t mean you can grab it and pass it off as your own. Recently I was alerted to the fact that someone had taken an article of mine, changed ‘VA’ wherever it appeared to their company name, and then uploaded it as their Benefits page. […]