Simplify Your Social Media

Social media. Love it or hate it, it’s an important part of the marketing strategy for most businesses. Today, the world has over 3 billion internet users and a staggering 2 billion of them have active social media accounts. So you can’t really afford to ignore it. But with so many different social media sites … Read more

Under the Spotlight: Don’t Cry Wolf

Each month we showcase some of the fantastic stories our community of business owners and professionals have to share. This month John Brown speaks to Virtalent about his branding and communications agency, Don’t Cry Wolf. Hi John, can you please introduce yourself and tell us a little bit about your business? I’m John, founder of … Read more

Under The Spotlight: Kyle Cassidy, LazyLawn Lincolnshire

Each month we showcase some of the fantastic stories our community of business owners and professionals have to share. This month Kyle Cassidy, the founder of LazyLawn Lincolnshire speaks to Virtalent about what made him start the business, his remarkable story of how he got where he is and his plans for the future. Hi Kyle, … Read more

9 Signs It’s Time To Expand Your Team

The neverending cycle of work can often cloud your perspective on where your business is at in its development. You can get so caught up in the day to day you miss opportunities to expand. As a business owner, it is key that you make sure you stay open to where your business is going. … Read more

Under The Spotlight: Daniel Sokol, Alpha Academic Appeals

Each month we showcase some of the fantastic stories our community of business owners and professionals have to share. This month Daniel Sokol, the founder of Alpha Academic Appeals, speaks to Virtalent about what made him start the business, the challenges of gaining the trust of his customers and what his plans for the future are.  … Read more

6 Apps To Organise Your Time (And Get More productive)

As a business owner, it must be difficult to keep on top of everything that needs to be done. You have work tasks, domestic duties and social events. All of which impacts on your overall productivity. What I need is an extra 6 hours in the day. Alas, this may be a little too ambitious. … Read more

Learn The Scientific Truth Of How To (Really) Boost Your Productivity

There is a common myth in our society that is so part of the norm and accepted as truth that it barely ever gets challenged. It is the idea that “the more you work, the more you produce” or “the faster you work, the better”. There is a whole range of myths around productivity that … Read more

9 Unbelievable Benefits of A Virtual Assistant

When growing your business, the time will inevitably come when you have to think about adding to your team. This can involve job adverts, shortlisting, interviewing and then selecting the right candidate. A process which can go one for some time. What if there was another way? Well, there is. Hiring a virtual assistant allows … Read more

How to Find A Virtual Assistant Who Fits Your Needs

There comes a time in any businesses development when a decision needs to be made about growing. Is it time to hire new team members to help the company develop? It is often quite a big commitment. One of the most cost-effective, time-saving and flexible ways to grow is to hire a Virtual Assistant. They … Read more

How to Get A Virtual Assistant That Works For You

The sales are coming in, your work is mounting but you are struggling to find the time to fit it all in. What do you do next? Hire some help of course. When your time is being squeezed you need to generate some more hours by passing off those tasks that are not income generating. … Read more