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Email Signature – Free Marketing for Virtual Assistants

An Email Signature is one of the most often overlooked marketing opportunities for Virtual Assistants and other Virtual Service Professionals. It provides free marketing every time you email someone or respond to their email. Popular Post Topics As a longer post, over 4000 words, I have linked to specific highlighted sections to help you find …

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Copy and Paste Image Links to Display Images Online

Many people are used to uploading images in order to share with people online. Sometimes services that deliver your images, for example, services delivering your Email Signature, may require that you copy and paste image links to display images online. At first glance, this seems a little daunting, but once you understand it, it’s quite …

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Virtual Assistants In the Gig Economy

Virtual Assistants in the Gig Economy provide valuable virtual services ranging from email management to social media support and project management. In other words, tasks that Virtual Assistants always provide. What is the Gig Economy? The Gig Economy refers to the ability to pick up what are normally quick/short jobs known as gigs. Many people …

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LastPass Password Manager Makes Managing Passwords easy

LastPass Password Manager can solve the challenge of creating and managing difficult-to-crack passwords. Trying to keep track of difficult passwords on your own can be almost impossible. This makes it tempting to make easy-to-break passwords that lead to hacked accounts. Using a Password Manager takes the burden off of you by remembering your passwords and …

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MailChimp Email Templates How To Create Email Templates to Save Time

MailChimp email templates allow you to send email newsletters faster by saving repeat information. MailChimp is a popular software dedicated to delivering Email Newsletters, Automated Onboarding Emails, and other Email blasts. Sending and managing these newsletters is a popular service provided by Virtual Assistants. Why Learn MailChimp as a Virtual Assistant? MailChimp is not the …

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How to Create an Invoice in Microsoft Excel

Creating a Microsoft Excel Invoice is a great way to start getting paid in your new Virtual Assistant Business. In the long run, you’ll want to use a complete accounting system like QuickBooks or Wave Accounting to manage all of your bookkeeping needs, including invoicing and tracking payments. When just getting started, if you need …

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How to Track Your Time with My Hours Part 1

Intro Steps for Working in MyHours Once you have configured My Hours, your steps will mainly consist of setting and resolving the the time tracker. Initially, you will need to create your account. How to Create Your MyHours Account How to Launch Time Tracking When you login, you’ll arrive at the Track page. Select the …

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How to Select a Computer for Your Virtual Assistant Business

Selecting the right computer for your Virtual Assistant Business is important. Most VAs don’t need super fast and high end computers like gamers do, but you do need to make sure you can use complete applications like Microsoft Word, so Chromebooks and other completely browser-based systems won’t work. A computer is a core piece of …

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