Christmas Elf

Shhh I won’t tell if you don’t…..

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!!  

 

 

    Do you need to save time and money

Do you need to save time and money?

Of course you do, who doesn’t?? A Virtual Assistant can save you both time and money.      

 

 

Internet Day

 Where would we be without the internet?

Did you know that today is Internet Day? Yes 29th October each year is celebrated as Internet Day.  

 

 

 

    You speak it, I type it

 You speak it, I type it

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.      

 

 

Question Marks

 Do you know what makes the best common sense?

This Saturday the 4th November is known as Common Sense Day.      

 

 

 

Reception of office

 Great Customer Service – Can you afford not to?

Providing great customer service, is ONE of the most important things that can set your business apart from your competitors.      

 

 

 

Join Us

 Recruitment – To outsource or not?

So you have a role to fill in your company and you need to find a suitable candidate to fill this role.    

 

 

 

 

  Phones

Never miss a call again

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.    

 

 

To Do List

Do you want to be more organised?

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?      

 

 

 

Social Media Apps

Social Media for your business – can you afford not to?

With social media becoming part of everyone’s daily life, it makes good business sense to have this for your business.      

 

 

 

Speech Bubbles

Live Chat – The secret to great customer service

Live Chat is a great way for your potential or existing customers to contact you online.    

 

 

 

 

Handwriting

Copy Typing – Turning the old to new

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.    

 

 

 

Clocks

How a Virtual Assistant Can Free Up YOUR Precious Time

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.    

 

 

 

Piles of money

Think you can’t afford a Virtual Assistant?

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!    

 

 

 

Picture of Snow

No Snow Days For Virtual Assistants

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.      

 

 

 

Lady sat at desk in field

Benefits of working with a remote worker

Do you know the benefits of working with a remote worker?      

 

 

 

 

Calendar

Stop missed appointments now!

Are you losing business because clients are missing their appointments with you?    

 

 

 

 

  Person on the phone

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?    

 

 

Online Calendar

Do you use an online calendar?

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.  

 

 

 

  Holiday

Are you playing a juggling act this summer?

If like me, you are a working parent in England, then the school summer holidays are fast approaching!

 

 

 

      Office desk

A day in the life of a Virtual Assistant

I thought I would give you a little insight in to my day as a Virtual Assistant.    

 

 

 

  Picture of Christmas gifts

Is Christmas your businesses busiest time?

Christmas is just over a month away now and is your lovely business getting busier with orders?      

 

 

 

Snowy picture

How to Manage Staff Holidays, This Festive Season

Do you have Staff off on holiday as the festive season approaches?        

 

 

 

 

Love

Why I LOVE being a Virtual Assistant

On this day of love, Valentine’s Day, I thought I would share with you, why I LOVE being a Virtual Assistant.      

 

 

 

Lady on the phone

Happy Customers, Equals More Customers

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.    

 

 

 

Lady at a desk

What can a Virtual Assistant do for your business?

A Virtual Assistant, can deal with your customers on your behalf, saving you time and money in your business.      

 

 

 

Picture of a phone

Call Handling – How does it work?

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?    

 

 

 

Man Talking on phone

Why you should outsource your business calls

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?    

 

 

 

Cisco VOIP Phone

Why I love VOIP

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.    

 

 

10 tips for answering your business calls more professionally

10 tips for answering your business calls more professionally

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.  

 

 

 Is your small business prepared for EasterIs your small business prepared for Easter?

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?    

 

 

Why I became a Virtual Assistant

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!    

 

 

What is Email Management?

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.  

 

 

Why you should outsource your email management

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!

 

 

Where it all began

 

Where it all began

I left school at the age of 16, just over 20 years ago, showing my age now! With a passion to learn to drive.  

 

 

My top 10 tips when organising an event

My top 10 tips when organising an event

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.