Why do you see so much variation in services and amounts? Go back five years or so and the going rate at that time was £15 to £35 an hour. Now, that is not to say that everyone charged that, but that was what most of the professional virtual assistant organisations were suggesting or listing. Nowadays, we are seeing £25 to £45 as being more the average rate. Again, not … [Read more...] about What should a virtual assistant charge for services?
Most of the startup learning curve is a learn-on-the-job endeavour. Nothing replaces the real experience of managing your own company; however there are some lessons that are worth learning ahead of time. Smart entrepreneurs learn to pick out which teachings should be followed and which should be discarded. This is my common response I send when friends ask for a book … [Read more...] about The 6 best startup books to read before starting your company
The cause of failure is doing too many things in an inefficient manner It’s the start of a new week. We put goals in place each and every week. They’re small ones. But, we always hit them. The difference between big goals and small goals is that the small ones are achievable, fast. “Every efficient act is a success in itself, and if every act of your life is an … [Read more...] about Efficient success through small wins
The same situation is presented to us over and over, in the form of many different businesses. A small business owner approaches us to find out if we can help them with their business. They’ve spent quite some time carrying out the majority of business related tasks on their own. They’ve worked long hours building up their business and now all that hard work is paying off … [Read more...] about 6 signs that hiring a Virtual Assistant is right for you