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    Remote PA Versus Local PA – Why Hire Online?

    November 26, 2021

    Have you been considering hiring a remote PA with Virtalent? Your business is thriving, and things are going really well, but you are getting busier and busier. You seem to…

    What Is A Virtual Assistant?

    November 22, 2021

    A 'Virtual Assistant' can feel like an incredibly broad term to contend with. Sure, it’s clearly used to describe a person who assists you, remotely or virtually, but that’s about…

    Best Sales Software For Startups In 2022

    November 18, 2021

    When it comes to sales, having brilliant software, well-suited to your business needs, can really make or break a business. A virtual assistant can help you research, set up and…

    How To Become A Virtual Assistant In The UK

    November 16, 2021

    Wondering how to become a Virtual Assistant in the UK? It's an exciting opportunity if you want to continue your professional career, from the comfort of your own home.No long…

    How To Manage A Sales Pipeline

    November 2, 2021

    As many small businesses know, managing a sales pipeline is the lifeline for your business. You may have some excellent virtual marketing handled by a VA bringing in the business,…

    Why Hire A Virtual Assistant? 13 Ideas To Consider

    October 27, 2021

    Virtual Assistants offer a winning combination – high quality support, but at a fraction of the cost of hiring an employee. You’ve worked so hard to get to where you…

    8 Surprising Benefits of Working As A Virtual Assistant

    October 22, 2021

    Have you been thinking about working as a Virtual Assistant? Have you wondered whether it is worth it, how you can make it work for yourself, or even if it…

    Four Common Mistakes All Business Owners Make

    October 6, 2021

    Running a business isn’t for the faint-hearted. As an entrepreneur, we’re sure you’ve met many people that would like to be in your shoes, but the majority never pursue their…

    Our Top 11 Work From Home Essentials

    September 9, 2021

    As a remote worker having a great home office setup can be a game-changer for increasing your productivity. A dedicated workspace, where you can really concentrate on your work, is…

    Top 11 To-Do List Apps Of 2021

    August 24, 2021

    Spending time researching to-do list apps might feel like the ultimate way to procrastinate, meaning your actual to-do list languishes somewhat, waiting to be dealt with. Well, that’s why we…

    Our Top 5 Time Management Tips

    August 2, 2021

    Looking for some time management tips? As an entrepreneur or a small business owner we’d hazard a guess that your mental to do list might look something a bit like…

    The School Of Kindness: 10,000 Kids Transforming 10,000 Lives

    July 26, 2021

    Conversations around kindness have become more prevalent in recent times. Now, more than ever, it is so important to be kind, in real life, online, in business, and in your…

    Top 10 Online Personal Trainers For 2021 – Get Fit, Remotely!

    July 6, 2021

    If there’s one thing the pandemic has taught us, it’s that we can do almost anything remotely. Whether that’s catching up with friends and socialising, or working from home, we…

    Top 9 Meal Delivery Services In The UK

    June 3, 2021

    The life of any business owner or entrepreneur is a busy one. You want to eat well, but sometimes you struggle to do anything more than get a Deliveroo. What…

    11 Digital Marketing Ideas For Small Businesses

    June 2, 2021

    Looking for digital marketing ideas for small businesses? Great idea. Because we all live digital lives these days, spending roughly 6 hours a day online. For more than half of…

    How This Kids Yoga Business Hit 1 Million Subscribers

    May 20, 2021

    Whilst working as a children’s entertainer, Jaime Amor had a lightbulb moment. What better way was there to hold children’s attention than through movement? As someone who practiced yoga herself,…

    Selecting A Virtual Assistant Agency – 22 Questions To Ask!

    May 5, 2021

    Whatever reason you have for selecting a Virtual Assistant agency for your business, it can feel like a tricky decision to make. You’re unlikely to have hired a VA before…

    11 Ways Technology Can Help Grow Your Small Business

    April 2, 2021

    We live in a digital age, an age where the pace of technological change is quite simply staggering. And it is having a powerful, transformative effect on small businesses in…

    Top 12 Virtual Registered Office Address Providers

    April 1, 2021

    If the last year has taught us anything in business, it’s that virtual working is here to stay. Businesses all over the world have realised that they don’t necessarily need…

    Top Time Tracking Tools of 2021

    March 10, 2021

    Time. Do we ever have enough of it? Time can seem to elude us as we are working throughout the day. Even when we’ve had the most productive of days,…

    See How Easily You Can Grow Your Business With This One Secret Weapon

    March 2, 2021

    What does it take to grow your business? A quick Google search reveals a vast array of tips aimed at entrepreneurs keen to supercharge their businesses. Tips on how to…

    6 Ways A Virtual Assistant Is Invaluable To Your New Start-Up

    January 22, 2021

    Launching a new business is an exciting, exhilarating and rewarding experience. With over 660,000 new start-ups created in the UK every year and a jaw-dropping 64% of the UK workforce…

    What Virtual Assistants Offer That Staff Simply… Can’t!

    January 12, 2021

    You’ve set up your business but now the time has come to build a team to help you get more done and focus on growing your business. It’s an enormous…

    Hiring A Virtual PA To Kill Your Bad Habits – 10 Tactics

    January 5, 2021

    Even the most successful and well-known entrepreneurs develop bad habits in business – whether it’s trying to do too much at once or procrastinating in the face of a challenge.…

    AI Vs. Virtual Assistants – How Real Humans Better The Customer Experience

    December 29, 2020

    Creating the perfect customer experience is a key focus of any business. Leaving customers feeling like they’ve had a positive and memorable experience will keep them coming back, get them…

    How Having Virtual Assistance Will Help Smash Your Goals

    December 22, 2020

    If you’re an entrepreneur or a business owner, then it’s likely that you’re already a highly-motivated individual. And that will have, of course, served you well in the early stages…

    6 Tips To Make Hiring A Virtual Assistant As Easy As Possible

    December 15, 2020

    It’s not easy being a business owner, at least not all of the time. There are times when it seems to be anything but straightforward, and it’s at those times…

    A Day In The Life Of Virtual Assistant, Toni

    October 27, 2020

    Toni Yates spent the majority of her 17-year career as a Personal Assistant and has worked in a variety of roles and industries. Following the birth of her son, she…

    8 Success Tips For Entrepreneurs

    October 2, 2020

    There’s no doubt that 2020 will go down in history for all the wrong reasons. But there’s one headline that we’re seriously happy to see: one in five Brits have…

    Vital Resources for Virtual Assistants

    September 24, 2020

    Ah Google. What would we do without it? For those first embarking on their Virtual Assistant journey, it’s an infinite source of information. Thankfully, for every aspiring VA, there are…

    Top 11 Call Answering Services For Small Businesses

    September 11, 2020

    We know how important customer service is to small businesses. But time spent call answering adds up. Suddenly there aren’t enough hours in the day to focus on anything else,…

    The Remote Work Revolution – A Very Human Argument ✌️

    May 5, 2020

    The world is finally working remotely. Sure, it’s taken a deadly global pandemic for us to give it a go, but we have finally made the jump. At long last,…

    Top Tips For Working From Home

    March 17, 2020

    Coronavirus has taken the world’s stage this year, dominating headlines. Unfortunately, the way the virus is heading will mean that many people will be faced with the reality of working…

    Hiring Virtual Assistants: The Pros And Cons

    February 11, 2020

    When making any important business decision, business owners know it is imperative to weigh up the pros and cons. Hiring Virtual Assistants is no different, yet many business owners aren’t…

    What Is Virtual Marketing? A Simple Guide

    January 28, 2020

    You’ve started your new business and you are excited to grow it into the vision of brilliance you’ve always dreamed of. Whether you’re just starting out or have been going…

    How To Use A Virtual Assistant Effectively

    January 17, 2020

    Finding yourself a Virtual Assistant is the first step to building a far more productive, less stressful working day. Yet actually knowing how to use a Virtual Assistant properly -…

    What Does A Marketing Assistant Do?

    November 18, 2019

    If you’ve ever asked yourself the questions “what is a marketing assistant?” or “what does a marketing assistant do?”, you’re not alone. It’s a varied role which can cover a…

    Diary Management Skills – A Guide For Busy Execs

    October 21, 2019

    With an ever-growing team of Virtual PAs at Virtalent, I’d estimate upwards of 25% of the time we spend working for our clients is spent on diary management. But what…

    5 Clever Ways To Manage Email Overload

    July 26, 2019

    It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when faced with a ‘manic inbox’. That’s why learning to manage email overload is key: not only is it frustrating to spend so much time…

    Become A Digital Nomad: Prepare Your Business For Remote Working

    June 26, 2019

    More business owners than ever are turning to a remote working lifestyle, in the quest to become a digital nomad and gain a whole lot of freedom. They’re trading a…

    What Is A Virtual Marketing Assistant?

    May 28, 2019

    As an entrepreneur or small business owner you’re probably used to doing everything yourself. But when your business really starts to take off it’s imperative that you keep building on…

    Our New Digital Home: The Virtalent Website Redesign

    May 14, 2019

    Woohoo! We’ve relaunched our website, taking it from clunky to really rather funky. What do you think of the Virtalent website redesign? As Marketing Director at Virtalent and therefore responsible…

    How To Write A Marketing Strategy In 8 Simple Steps

    April 30, 2019

    There comes a point in every entrepreneur’s journey where just winging their marketing no longer cuts the mustard. You’ve done pretty well up to now, sure, but you’re ready to…

    Spotlight: How Virtalent Helped Neil Grow Fast-Break Consulting

    April 24, 2019

    Whether you’re an independent consultant, CEO or startup founder, a UK based Virtual Assistant from Virtalent can help you grow your company and enjoy a better work-life balance. How? By…

    How To Finance Your Small Business – Our Tips On Scaling Up

    April 23, 2019

    Finding a way to finance your small business as it grows, gradually transforming it from a tiny seedling into a thriving brand that touches on the lives of hundreds, then…

    The Virtual Assistant Industry

    March 26, 2019

    Before there was such a thing as the Virtual Assistant industry, going to work meant making that long schlep into the office. You’d then sit at your desk for the…

    Collaborating With Your Virtual Team

    March 19, 2019

    Virtual team collaboration. If you’re an entrepreneur hiring your first Virtual Assistant, or a small business owner with a team scattered far and wide, then you’ll know how challenging it…

    5 Ways To Create A Virtual Team Culture

    March 12, 2019

    If you work with remote staff, then you’ll want to pay particular attention to the virtual team culture that you create. In its simplest form, a culture is the values,…

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