Tag: uk virtual assistant

16
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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30
Sep

Birmingham Retail is Making Waves in 2015

The team here at Virtalent are all really proud to be based in Birmingham, a city which has been seen by many in quite a negative light over the past few decades following the decline of much of the manufacturing industry on which the city was built. Fortunately, 2015 really has been a fantastic year for the city. We’re well

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11
Nov

5 Ways to Improve Your Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing is a key element of any business. Whether we like to admit it or not, reaching people via social media has become one of the main forms of communication. Although there are many free channels and ways to get yourself out there without paying a penny, there comes a time when you have to up the ante

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6
Oct

How to Assess the True Costs & Benefits of Outsourcing

When in business, we all need to ensure we are as profitable as possible and so assessing the true costs and benefits of any project we undertake is essential. The same applies to outsourcing. But, why outsource? “Outsourcing” involves handing over business-related or personal tasks that you don’t have the time to deal with, or simply don’t have the skills to complete

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30
Sep

The Power of One: Increase Your Productivity

Telling yourself to focus on one thing at a time may seem straightforward, and perhaps even obvious, but there are still so many people that we come into contact with that do try to do everything at once. This is not a productive way to grow your business and maintain a happy, healthy life. We’ve all been there, but trying to

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9
Sep

Sales for Busy Entrepreneurs: Know the Lingo

Recently we’ve spoken to a lot of small business owners who are great at selling their product/service, but struggle to recruit the right salespeople or understand whether their marketing partners really know what they’re doing. Why is this? Simply because they don’t understand some of the basics about sales themselves. Perhaps you’re one of them, perhaps not, but we hope to give you some

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16
Jul

Save Time With This A-Z List of Tools

We love saving entrepreneurs and small business owners as much of their valuable time as possible. At Virtalent, we take care of those tiresome tasks that crop up in the day-to-day running of your business, so that you can focus on the tasks that you either enjoy or are better at handling than most people (or both!). But what about outside

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