Virtual Assistant Spotlight: Yvette Barry

Work on your business, not in your business. This is the best advice one of our virtual assistants, Yvette Barry, can give to entrepreneurs. As an entrepreneur herself, Yvette knows the struggles of trying to run a business and doing it all yourself. “Don’t let the joy that you started out with be robbed by […]

What Is an Online Concierge Service and When Do I Need It?

When most people think of a concierge, they think of a high-end luxury hotel whose front-desk concierge service assists guests by booking tours, buying theatre or concert tickets, giving directions, offering advice and securing restaurant reservations. A concierge is someone who helps guests (or residents) arrange things like tickets, tours or gifts. Concierges have years […]

Client Profile: How we have helped them take their time back – Nefeli Sidiropoulou

Remembering to attend the kid’s recital, meet with investors, book a well-deserved holiday, and meet client deadlines can seem like a near-impossible task if you are an entrepreneur. You want your business to grow, while at the same time, you don’t want to neglect your personal commitments. Our featured client, Nefeli Sidiropoulou, is a mother, […]

What is a Virtual Medical Assistant?

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.2.2″] In short, a Virtual Medical Assistant (VMA) conducts administrative tasks to assist healthcare providers. The overall purpose of a VMA is to take care of all the smaller responsibilities you, a practising doctor, cannot get to. This, in turn, allows you the time to focus on the bigger picture: your practice […]

What Is a Virtual Marketing Assistant?

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.2.2″] Digital marketing is an integral facet of every business. It is an area of your business that should be focusing on promoting your products and services with the end goal of generating consistent streams of revenue every month. The reality is that most small to medium-sized business owners simply do not […]

A Virtual Marketing Assistant Can Give You Back Your Time

We sat down with one of our clients, Neil Finnie founder of Corkscrew to talk about how his Virtual Marketing Assistant has helped him take back his time to focus on the most important aspects of his business. (Edited for clarity)   Introduce yourself to our readers, tell us who you are and a bit […]

How to Build a Great Company Culture

Company culture and work-life balance are arguably some of the most significant components of a business. Companies that lack a distinctive work culture, however big or small, are those that focus solely on what senior management wants or expects. Over time this can create frustration, friction and conflict and result in poor staff retention, negativity and lack of productivity.    As with AVirtual and the nature of remote […]

Our Guide to Finding your Niche as a Virtual PA

When starting out as a Virtual PA it can be tempting to take on all jobs, to gain the most experience and build your portfolio. You may find yourself taking on any client, regardless of the nature of the project in order to maintain a consistent income. While in the early stages this can be […]

Five Ways To Save Money When Starting a Business

The prospect of developing a business that is your own and that you believe in is exhilarating as well as daunting. Most small businesses, however, never really get a chance to take off because of extortionate overheads, rental costs, and salaries, all before a profit is made! Don’t be deterred by this though, because, as […]

How a Virtual Assistant can Help your Law Firm

Life as a lawyer never seems to stop. The glamour and drama of TV shows like Suits and Boston Legal make many people think that courtroom glory and slick designer suits are the order of the day. The reality couldn’t be further from the truth. Hard work and long hours are standard for most lawyers […]