It's nothing new, remote workers are taking the world by storm. Or maybe I'm just much more aware of freelancers in all their forms. We now - or many of us, anyhow - work from home, or we might be seen lurking in co-working spaces or combining travel and work ...
Are you thinking of being a VA? Having been approached a few times recently by aspiring VAs, I thought it was about time to share a few tips and pointers and things I've learnt along the way. At the time of writing this, my VA business is coming up to six years and ...
It would appear that my content marketing plans have successfully gone out the window over the summer months, proving that even if you're a 'blog writer', making time to keep your own site up to date can easily fall down your list of things to do. I should be practising ...
Keeping on top of your inbox Emails are an essential part of everyday life, but managing them, reading them, replying to them, and actioning them can all take time. There is a better way. This can be simplified and easily managed to cut down your email excess. As a virtual assistant, my email is active all day. What comes in and how I ...
Wow, half way through 2017 already and June has passed with a hazy heatwave. The exceptionally warm weather made me extremely grateful that I work from home and could retreat into the garden for a break from the desk or start work earlier to make the most of ...
If you're already a freelancer, then you know that there's a preconceived idea of us swanning around picking and choosing the hours we work and the projects we work on. We all know that this isn't the case all of the time. I've mentioned before on my blog that the ...
With April now drawing to an end, this WriteCloud news blog looks back on what's been happening in the studio over the last month. News With April comes the welcome punctuation of the Easter break and the promise of bank holidays over the coming weeks. It has felt like a month split in ...
It's all very well knowing that you need an assistant and how much they are going to charge, but what exactly can be done in one hour? What is their time worth to you? In this post I will outline various tasks. Ones that I myself complete on a regular basis ...
Welcome to the third of my monthly news blogs about work in the WriteCloud studio. I actually can't believe it's nearly April already, a quarter of the year down and the warmer weather on its way. Here's what's been happening in March New Services Well, this month is all about new services as I ...