Sam Wilson

18
Oct

Midlands VA of the Year 2017 Award For Virtalent

Thursday 21st September was an exciting day for the Virtalent team. Virtalent had been nominated for a VA of the Year award 2017 for the Midlands region. Co-Founder, Ellie Bekalo, attended the awards which featured as part of  Business Growth show at Edgbaston Stadium. Aside from the awards ceremony, it was a great opportunity to network with other small business

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14
Aug

7 Benefits of Building a Virtual Team

As a business owner, one of the most challenging aspects of growing your company is building a great team. There are so many different things to consider. Where will they work from? What skills do they need? How much will it cost to hire someone? The list can go on forever. However, in this day and age of connectedness, we

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24
Jul

Why UK Virtual Assistants Love Working at Virtalent!

This post may seem a little self-congratulatory but, both to reassure prospective clients that they are indeed hiring a happy, motivated individual to join their virtual team and to reassure prospective VAs looking to apply to work with us, today I want to highlight exactly why our team of UK Virtual Assistants love working with us at Virtalent. From Executive Personal

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15
Jul

How to Create More Time for Yourself as a Business Owner

Work, sleep, work, sleep, work, sleep. This is often an all too familiar pattern of lifestyle when you are running your own business. There never seems to be time for anything else. You are constantly being pulled in so many different directions you just don’t know when you are going to have time for yourself. It makes you start to

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19
Jun

Why Build an Email Marketing List? Two Game Changers

According to the Direct Marketing Association’s latest report, email continues to be the highest-performing marketing channel out there. Now 98% of emails sent are successfully delivered compared to 87% just 7 years ago. The technology has moved on and improved. But, most importantly, marketers surveyed in recent research by the DMA continue to rate email as the highest-performing channel used in their marketing mix.

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28
May

Our Top Cloud Storage Solutions: Protect Your Business Data

Following the aftermath of yet another cyber attack, this time in the form of the the Wannacry ransomware attack, it is more important than ever to back up important data and files. Cloud storage solutions offer a cheap, reliable and easy way to do this. Storing data off of your own laptop does not just help ensure you have a

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23
May

We’ve launched a free 1 hour trial!

We are delighted to announce that we now offer a 1 hour free trial of Virtalent’s Virtual Assistant service. We have held back from doing this for a number of years. “What are our customers going to learn from just an hour’s worth of work?” we used to say. But, why not? A free hour may just be a little

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27
Apr

How We Hire 5* Virtual Assistants at Virtalent

We are very proud to say that the quality of our talent pool is improving every day and we believe we now have some of the most talented VAs in our industry working on Virtalent client accounts. But how do we know who to look for? How do we hire outstanding Virtual Assistants? Less than 2% of candidates are successful

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18
Apr

Virtalent: the Story Behind Our Name

Our team often get asked why we are called “Virtalent” or even, “how do I pronounce it?”. Today I wanted to explain the meaning and relevance of our brand name to our mission as a company in the Virtual Assistant industry. Names have been around since the times of the cavemen as a way to categorise and understand the world around

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26
Mar

Master Google Analytics Today!

Google Analytics is a software tool that website owners can use to track their traffic and find out how visitors interact with their site. It is free for the basic version, which has more than enough features for the average business owner to need. Unfortunately most of us don’t realise just how powerful the information you can find out from Google Analytics can

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