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Virtually Yours – Defined

virtual headphonesToday, a Virtual Assistant can cross a broad span of services from transcriptions to accounting. There are also a variety of interpretations. Wikipedia offers this definition.

virtual assistant (typically abbreviated to VA, also called a virtual office assistant) is generally self-employed and provides professional administrative, technical, or creative (social) assistance to clients remotely from a home office Because virtual assistants are independent contractors rather than employees, clients are not responsible for any employee-related taxes, insurance or benefits, except in the context that those indirect expenses are included in the VAs fees. Clients also avoid the logistical problem of providing extra office space, equipment or supplies. Clients pay for 100% productive work, and can work with Virtual Assistants, individually, or in multi-VA firms to meet their exact needs. Virtual Assistants usually work for other small businesses. Continue reading

Social Media

Let’s talk Social media, having a virtual assistant can help keep you and your business in the loop with the ever so growing world of technology. Social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook are great ways to get your business that extra boost it needs to thrive these days.  If you are still unsure let me share with you a few ways Social media can help….

  1. Interactive

Social media is the quickest way to help your followers, fans and customers get exactly what they need directly and personally from the source. A simple “Thank you for all your support.” In a simple tweet could be all it takes for one customer to tell a friend and so on… Continue reading

Success Principles

1. You are the only person responsible for your success.
The best part of your life will start on the day you decide your life is your own – no one to lean on, rely on, or blame.
2. You don’t have to invent the wheel.
Actually, to be successful you don’t have to invent anything at all. Coming up with a new invention or idea is one way to achieve massive success, but it isn’t necessary
3. There is no progress without action. Continue reading

How to Stay Excited About Your Business

motivationOh, if only the spark and excitement of a new business would last forever. Cambridge University professor Dr. Brian Little, a research psychologist and motivational psychology expert, suggests some strategies to put into play once your initial enthusiasm starts to waver.
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