So we are half way through October and I think it’s safe to start talking about that day in December, yes you know the one I mean, some people love and others hate it – yes I am talking about Christmas!!
Of course you do, who doesn’t?? A Virtual Assistant can save you both time and money.
Did you know that today is Internet Day? Yes 29th October each year is celebrated as Internet Day.
Yes that’s correct, in a nut shell that is what an Virtual Assistant, who has audio typing skills as one of their many skills can do for you.
This Saturday the 4th November is known as Common Sense Day.
Providing great customer service, is ONE of the most important things that can set your business apart from your competitors.
So you have a role to fill in your company and you need to find a suitable candidate to fill this role.
If you don’t want to miss that all important call, or maybe you don’t have anyone to cover the phones whilst your busy working, you have staff off sick, on holidays or on a break, then this is service you can’t do without.
It’s the start of a brand new month today and has it left you thinking oh no, I have no idea what I am doing this month or what I have planned?
With social media becoming part of everyone’s daily life, it makes good business sense to have this for your business.
Live Chat is a great way for your potential or existing customers to contact you online.
Copy Typing is when a professional typist turns a handwritten letter or document in to a useable format on a computer. This format can then be kept safer for much longer periods of time, by saving it to a cloud based system or a removable format like a USB stick.
So here you are again, working late in to the evening or on a weekend catching up on your emails or messages, because you have so much work to do during the week, this is the ONLY way you can keep on top of them.
Have you heard about Virtual Assistants? Maybe you have done a little research in to them and what they offer and how they might be able to help you and your business BUT then you see they charge £25 per hour!
Hopefully you and any staff you might employee are back to work and normality in your business has resumed after the recent adverse weather and snow.
Do you know the benefits of working with a remote worker?
Are you losing business because clients are missing their appointments with you?
Do you want a UK Geographical Number but not the costs associated with it, to use for your business?
Maybe your using a mobile number as the main contact number for your business but want a more professional looking number?
I do and I love Google Calendar, now I know there are other online calendars out there, Apple iCal and Outlook to name a few but for me Google Calendar fits my needs the best.
If like me, you are a working parent in England, then the school summer holidays are fast approaching!
I thought I would give you a little insight in to my day as a Virtual Assistant.
Christmas is just over a month away now and is your lovely business getting busier with orders?
Do you have Staff off on holiday as the festive season approaches?
On this day of love, Valentine’s Day, I thought I would share with you, why I LOVE being a Virtual Assistant.
It makes sense really, as happy customers will buy from you time and time again. They will tell all their friends, colleagues and associates, about you and your product or service.
A Virtual Assistant, can deal with your customers on your behalf, saving you time and money in your business.
Have you heard of call handling? Sometimes it’s also known as call answering or even virtual reception. Do you know what it is and is it a service which could assist you, with the running of your business?
Are you spending your valuable time answering your incoming business calls? Are these calls interrupting your working day? Did you know you can outsource these calls?
Let’s start at the beginning, as this is always a great place to start! WHAT IS VOIP? VOIP stands for Voice over Internet Protocol, it basically means that you can have a geographical landline and make calls from it very cheaply over the internet. You can call anyone and anyone can call you on this number.
If you’re a small business owner like myself, did you know that the first impression you give of your business really counts, when current and potential clients call you? Here are my top 10 tips for answering your business calls more professionally.
With Easter, just a few weeks away now and the school Easter holidays imminent, is your small business prepared for Easter? Are you taking anytime off? Are you worried or scared about taking a well-earned break?
It all started when I was a teenager and I used to go and visit my Grandad in his office. He ran the office for the family building business to the ripe old age of 90!! The business was started by his Dad and to this day, my Dad still runs it!
Well, in a nutshell, it is when you outsource your emails to another person, for them to deal with them on your behalf! Sounds good, doesn’t it?! Like you, I am also a small business owner and email forms, the main communication method between myself and my clients.
As a small business owner, communicating via email with your customers is very important, as it still remains one of the most used forms of communication. Some times the number of emails we receive can be stressful and you might dread opening your inbox on a Monday morning!
I left school at the age of 16, just over 20 years ago, showing my age now! With a passion to learn to drive.
I love organising events and I started my working life working for a company who organised trade shows and this is where my love of organising events started.