Nailing Your Niche – Do You Need To?

Nailing Your Niche – Do You Need To?

‘What’s your niche?’ ‘You’ve got a niche, right?’ ‘Oh, you need a niche!’ Yeah, thanks for that but what is a niche? And why do you need one? In a nutshell, a niche is something you specialise in or someone you prefer to...
Should I display my rates on my website?

Should I display my rates on my website?

Before I answer the question with my thoughts I want to ask you why wouldn’t you display your prices on your website? are you worried it will put people off? are you not confident with what you charge? are you hoping people will phone or email and then you can...
How to offer bookkeeping as an additional service 

How to offer bookkeeping as an additional service 

Guest blog from Zoe Whitman, owner of But the Books: Bookkeeping can be an excellent additional service for Virtual Assistants to offer, every business has an element of bookkeeping work and it’s often the thing that’s on the bottom of the to do list. Business owners...
What if I get ill?

What if I get ill?

I know this is a major fear for many new or aspiring VA’s and was a big one for me too. It’s good to be concerned about this if you went into starting your own business not considering these things you could be stuffed if it happened, but equally try not...
Get Ahead of the Competition as a Virtual Assistant

Get Ahead of the Competition as a Virtual Assistant

Anyone need help to rewire their house? I’ve not done any electrical work before, apart from when I set my foot on fire changing a socket front plate, but I think I quite fancy having a go again. That’s okay, isn’t it? I’ll charge less than...
The Transition from PA to VA (webinar for #adminchat)

The Transition from PA to VA (webinar for #adminchat)

I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to record a webinar for Executive Secretary Magazine and their weekly #adminchat on the transition from Personal Assistant to Virtual Assistant. In this webinar I cover: What is a Virtual Assistant? The mindset of a business...