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Introducing Calendar Hacks for More Time in Your Diary

Here we are – racing into the last quarter of 2019!  Before we know it, it’ll be dark when we wake up and dark when we finish for the day.  This last quarter of the year always seems extra busy.   The lazy hazy days of summer are a distant memory and people are ready […]

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A Day in the Life of a Virtual Assistant

It can be difficult to explain what a Virtual Assistant does as our days can be SO varied – there’s a LOT of work that falls under the ‘admin banner’. By talking you through an average day… Emma has chosen a Monday as these tend to be her busiest days! 6.30am I’m up and out […]

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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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Quick Fixes to Improve Productivity

When you’re running a business there is always so much that needs to be done. Being productive means being efficient but sometimes being in ‘the zone’ just doesn’t flow easily. Here are some quick fixes that are a great start to increase your productivity starting NOW! To Do Lists Clients of ours will tell you […]

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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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The Importance of Taking a Break

We all know what it’s like…if we’ve got an office day, we’ll sit at our desks in the morning and before you know it, it’s 4pm and you literally haven’t stopped for lunch OR we’ve grabbed something and then eaten it at our desk. This was definitely the case for me when I worked in […]

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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 […]