How to help build your email list with MailChimp Subscriber Popup. We've been looking at list building, specifically subscribers to our online Virtual Assistant magazine; VA Life. So I thought I'd share a MailChimp tip that we use to help grow our subscription list. You will have noticed a popup when you visited this site inviting you to subscribe. Nothing new here, popups … [Read more...] about MailChimp Subscriber Popup
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The latest UK VA survey launched this week - this contains all the data you need to write a new business plan or expand your existing business. Compiled by Society of Virtual Assistants, it acts as a snapshot of the industry, which is looking very healthy! With over 1,600 VAs currently working in the UK, the average hourly rate continues to rise. In fact, 75% of VAs agreed … [Read more...] about UK Virtual Assistant National Survey v7
I first entered the world of ‘virtual’ business support in 2010, having started employment as an administrative assistant, up to PA to an HR Director and then moving into Project Management, spending 3 years as a Consultant PRINCE II Project Manager implementing HR and Payroll software for the likes of Starbucks Coffee Company and Whitbread BeerCo. Like many of the virtual … [Read more...] about Clare Clarke – My Journey as a VA… So Far!
With the news breaking that the UK will leave the European Union what impact will this have on individuals providing freelance, remote and virtual assistant services? Ed Molyneux, the CEO and co-founder of FreeAgent (an accounting service for freelancers, so on the pulse of not just startup culture, but also those with less secure incomes) had the following to say on the … [Read more...] about What does Brexit mean for Virtual Assistants?
I'm a VA and I'm looking for a Virtual Assistant who specialises in _______ to work with me on this latest project. A very similar statement to the one above was the subject of a recent discussion in our Virtual Assistant Facebook Group. The conversation continued with people adding to a 'wish list' of ways to find other VAs. Suggestions included; searching by skills, … [Read more...] about The Little Black Book of Virtual Assistants