Joe Timothy

15
Jun

Under the Spotlight: Jonny Tyers, SHEPD

At Virtalent, we regularly showcase the fantastic stories our community of business owners and professionals have to share. In this “Under the Spotlight” story, Jonny Tyers, Founder of SHEPD speaks to Virtalent about his business, the pressures of time management and how he aims to help all small businesses become more secure. Hi Jonny, could you please introduce yourself and

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23
May

7 Simple Ways to Increase the Traffic to Your Website

Too often businesses mistake content (e.g. blogging) as a traffic generation tool in itself when in fact it isn’t. If you write a blog and let it sit there, it is very unlikely to do anything. Even if you email it out once, post it twice on social media, that is not enough. This hope that you post a piece

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26
Apr

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, could you please introduce yourself

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18
Apr

A 3 Step Guide to Build Your Email List the Easy Way

With all the social networks out there and potential for follows, likes and connections, you would be forgiven for forgetting the importance of your email list. Unlike on a social network, anyone on your own email list is part of your data, within your control and not at the whim of any other external provider. You have been given permission

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16
Mar

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. By doing that, you can

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2
Mar

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.  Hi Daniel, could you please

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26
Feb

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. Therefore it may be worth

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15
Feb

Become More Successful and Productive By Waking Up Earlier

To some, the idea of getting up earlier seems like a complete anathema. The thought of dragging yourself out of your deep slumber, possibly before the sun is even up, sends shivers down their spine. We are often told that you are either an early bird or a night owl. Well, that is not strictly true. You can change it.

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26
Jan

Under the Spotlight: Martin Amor, Cosmic Kids

Each month we showcase some of the fantastic stories our community of business owners and professionals have to share. This month Martin Amor, the co-founder of Cosmic Kids, speaks to Virtalent about what they do, working from home and how it all got started in the first place. Hi Martin, could you please introduce yourself and tell us a little about

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25
Jan

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 are so ingrained in our

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