Are you ready to go it alone?

Are you ready to go it alone?

This post was written by Carl Reader (my autocorrect on my phone always wants to change it to card reader :)) Carl is widely regarded as the UK’s leading expert and advisor to small businesses. He prides himself on offering straightforward advice to businesses looking...
Dealing with negativity

Dealing with negativity

Since starting my VA business I’ve had endless support from all those around me. Family, friends and ex-colleagues all know I’m someone who sees through everything I say I’m going to do. They also know I’m a very organised, proactive tenacious...
Being a VA and a Mum. Can you?

Being a VA and a Mum. Can you?

So, you’ve been trawling the internet to find jobs you can do from home to work around your tiny humans.  Something that you can fit around school, after-school clubs, nap times and Lego building. There, amongst the endless amounts of MLM opportunities, you see it,...
What Virtual Assistant services should I offer?

What Virtual Assistant services should I offer?

Okay, stop Googling other Virtual Assistants’ websites just for one minute and let’s concentrate on the most important person here, you! Your business! If you’re going to build a successful profitable VA business you’re going to have to enjoy...
How to get those clients

How to get those clients

You might already have a business name, business cards, a website, an amazing desk space in the spare room and a drawer full of colourful stationery, but you ideally need some clients so you can properly be a business owner and pay for more stationery as and when...