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8 Ways a Virtual Assistant can help your coaching business.

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You only struggle because you're ready to grow but aren't willing to let go. Drew Gerald Many people see the role of a Virtual Assistant as a pure admin skill set, maybe someone who edits documents or spreadsheets or keeps your CRM system in check bu...
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What is a virtual assistant?

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The basics.A virtual assistant is someone who offers technical, administrative, or creative support services from a remote location. They can take on ...
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These are great tips, thanks for sharing!
Tuesday, 07 July 2020 12:27
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Finding Your Why!

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I first found Simon Sinek through his Ted Talk How great leaders inspire action. I was working in a retail store and looking for inspiring training ideas for my staff but it appealed to me in a much greater way. Earlier in the year, I had chosen to s...
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Mental Health for Freelancers

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  From the outside a lot of people may perceive me as having a dream job, I get to choose my own hours, can go on holiday when I like and could even t...
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10 Blog Ideas For When You're Drawing A Blank

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1. How To Guide. Quite simply write a step by step guide to solve a problem your reader may have. This could be writing the perfect post, using Canva,...
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International Women's Day 2020 with Pink Link

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Today I headed to Roundthorn Country House near Penrith to celebrate International Woman's Day with the amazing woman of Pink Link.

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Is your business organised for Christmas 2020?

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I know it's August and Christmas seems far away but if you're a retail business now is the perfect time to plan for the perfect Christmas. With worries about local lockdowns and supply issues that could arise from Brexit, people are being more organi...
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Thoughts on running your business at times of a Pandemic.

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There’s not one business person I know that isn’t currently affected by the Covid-19 virus, whether it’s from losing clients, having to close your doors or due to staff illness, we are all feeling the hits.

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What is Social Media Management?

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As a business, you are probably using one or many social media channels, the most popular being Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, and Twitter but these ar...
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5 jobs you can outsource to a virtual assistant.

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Normally by the time you choose to hire a virtual assistant, you probably should have hired them several months earlier.

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Should you invite ALL to LIKE your Facebook page?

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Let's set the scene: Maybe you're excited about setting up your first Facebook page, buzzing, and eager to tell people about your products. Or you've ...
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Help, my Instagram account has been cloned!

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In the past 4 days, I have had the experience of being contacted by and seen several people discussing being a victim of Impersonation Accounts on Instagram. This is not the same as being hacked and I'll explain why and what you can do to help yourse...
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How to save your Instagram Account

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Recently I have encountered a high number of Instagram accounts that have been suspended or Admin have been locked out, this can be for many reasons. The system to reinstate accounts can be long and tedious if you get anywhere at all, ...
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3 Ways to Overcome Your Negative Thinking

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Most of us are dealing with a constant barrage of negative thoughts at the moment, it's unsurprising given the circumstances of a Global pandemic, worries around family health, homeschooling, job stress and still there's no certainty in sight. These ...
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Why should is shit!

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I was attending my first Northern VA (virtual assistant) Conference when I had a lightbulb moment listening to a talk on mindset by Nicola Burt-Skinner.  She discussed the pressures put on us in life and business by others, but mo...
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That Horrible First Blog Post

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You’ve finally done it, you’ve setup your website and heard everyone say you need to have a blog on it, or you have amazing information you want to sh...
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Great first post! Lots of really useful info which I certainly didn't learn for years after setting up my blog! Best of luck in yo... Read More
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Hi thank you for the info, I"ve been thinking of writing some form of blog on my fb page:Elspeth Johnston piano teaching. Thanks ... Read More
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Amanda Ryan - Raindrop Comms

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Hello There! I thought I'd take some time to introduce myself and flesh out that About Section. It's here that I'm supposed to give you a huge list of...
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