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5 Reasons to Outsource your Admin

The role of a Virtual Assistant is a fast rising one – ranked at number 8 as the fastest growing freelance skills in this Entrepreneur article. Whilst we’ve been out and about networking it’s apparent that some people are still a little confused as to what it is a VA can ACTUALLY help you with. […]

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How to decide what you should delegate?

We love Richard Branson’s quote ‘If you want to grow as an entrepreneur, you’ve got to learn to delegate’ In an old blog post from 2015 on Virgin’s website, Richard admits that he lacked crucial knowledge in the early days of Virgin which meant he had to learn how to delegate quickly. He also talks […]

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Using a VA – A Case Study

If you’re thinking of hiring a virtual assistant but are still unsure whether it’s right for your business we’ve written a case study to help better explain. Helen Rich is the owner of Taste of Bath who specialise in making gift boxes, using artisan produce sourced within 15 miles of Bath.  Helen is a former […]

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The Benefits of having an accountability buddy

When you run your own business, you’re accountable for EVERYTHING.  Doing the marketing and keeping up to date with social media, getting the accounts in order, managing workload and ensuring you’re hitting deadlines…oh, and doing the ACTUAL work!  There is probably no doubt that you have tasks on your to do list that may have […]

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How to better manage your emails

Emails are great…emails are also the bane of the business owner.  It’s a never ending flurry of enquires, orders or ‘junk’ emails.   In my previous ‘life’ I probably dealt with around 400+ emails per day as I worked on 3 different projects so it was a constant battle.  In less time that it takes to […]

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Where to find quality stock photographs

As you may or may not be aware, using multi media in your social media posts can increase engagement.  I’m sure we would all LOVE to have time to spend clicking away taking good quality, photos to use on our Twitter, Facebook or Instagram posts however time does not always allow. What you’re not allowed […]

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Tips for Getting Paid on Time

Managing cash flow is probably one of the most important issues when running your own business. Before you start any work with any customer / client (new or existing) it is important to ensure that you have confirmation of the terms agreed and confirmation from your customer / client. This might sound obvious, but without […]

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Benefits of working with a Virtual Assistant

Here at Boatman Admin Services, we strongly believe that our clients see us as an investment, not an expense.  If you’ve never worked with a Virtual Assistant and want to know why you should have someone like us on your team, then here’s a few benefits… As an independent contractor to your business, you don’t […]