Category Archives: Virtual Assistant

5 Premium WordPress Themes – great for Virtual Assistant Business or Small Business

WordPress is a great platform for your small business website. The following premium WordPress themes would make a great Virtual Assistant, Personal Assistant (PA) or small business website. It is important that you decide what features you want on your website before choosing a theme. Most premium WordPress themes are responsive which means that they […]

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8 Invaluable Free Tools and Software for the Virtual Assistant

Here’s my top 8 list of invaluable free tools and software for the Virtual Assistant. 1. Express Scribe Express Scribe is FREE audio player software for PC, Mac or Linux. It will play most digital audio file formats (including encrypted dictation files). It’s really easy to download. You will need a way to control audio […]

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Full-time Employee vs a Virtual Assistant Cost Comparison

Want to SAVE over £45,000 in business expenses this year? If you answered yes, read on … COST COMPARISON Full-time Employee Virtual Assistant Hourly Rate of Pay £15.00 £25.00 Fringe Benefits @ 35% (Retirement Plans) £5.00 None Overhead Rate @ 50% (Office Space, Equipment and Office Supply expense, Insurance, Compensation, Overtime Pay, Administration Costs) £7.50 […]

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The Role of the Virtual Assistant

This post is going to take a look at the role of a Virtual Assistant (VA) and what types of clients you could have. What is a Virtual Assistant? A Virtual Assistant is an independent contractor that offers services that are traditionally provided by PAs or secretaries. The difference is that Virtual Assistants are based […]

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The Skills Needed to Become a Virtual Assistant

This post outlines the skills a Virtual Assistant requires. Good Knowledge of Microsoft Word It is essential that you have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word if you are offering typing and formatting services. It is possible to work remotely with clients. I have worked with students down in London formatting their dissertations remotely. […]

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The Benefits of Hiring a Virtual Assistant

Let’s take a look at the comparison between hiring a Virtual Assistant and a temp.Virtual AssistantNo Repetitive Training: A Virtual Assistant will provide you with a consultation to establish your requirements. You will only need to explain your methods once and the details will be recorded for the next time you use the services.No Time […]

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