Does Location Matter When Hiring an Author Assistant?

With virtual working becoming more commonplace, writers want to ensure they’re getting the best Author Assistant for them, but does location matter when it comes to hiring an Author Assistant? This is a common query asked by many writers, but it’s also an understandable one. So does it matter where your Author Assistant is based or are you still limited to keeping your hiring local to where you live?

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The Importance of Consistent Blog Content

Did you know that when Google is trying to decide how individual web pages rank and which ones are more relevant than others, one of the pointers they pay particular attention to is the age of the associated domain? Evidently, domain age is a really significant factor when it comes to just how high up in those search engine result pages your site appears. The older the domain, the more committed you must be.

If your online real estate has been around for a long time then there’s a certain amount of trust associated. No one knows exactly how Google figures this all out and whether or not they look at the dynamic content of your site over that period of time to help them, but it nevertheless points to the fact that in the online world, the longer you’ve been around and the more committed you are the better.

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What is a Virtual Assistant and What Do They Do?

You may have been running your business single-handedly for some time, but now that it has started to grow you are finding that you no longer have time for the fun things in life or the time to do what you do best. Wasn’t this the reason you set up your own business in the first place?

So now you are looking at taking on your first team member to help take some of the workload off your hands, and it’s been suggested that you take on a Virtual Assistant – but what is a Virtual Assistant and what do they do anyway?

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The Rise Of The Online Office – A Perfect Solution

As we find ourselves in extraordinary circumstances during the Coronavirus pandemic many businesses are looking at taking their business online. Even though all businesses have their everyday tasks to manage, not all businesses need a brick and mortar office or a support team that are physically present. With the power of the internet working online has never been easier and using online systems and outsourcing tasks and sometimes entire roles within the business is simple, convenient and encourages business growth. The risk is almost non-existent, and with there being no long term commitment, training and equipment costs the business owner can receive excellent value for money. 

Innovation in IT is the driving force behind the change in this working culture, and now secure platforms allowing communication and collaboration have made this transition to online working possible with all kinds of workers, whether employed, outsourced or entrepreneurial business owners.

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Simple Ways to Beat Procrastination

There are plenty of things in your life that can have an affect on your wellbeing without you even realising it, and procrastination is one of them. Putting important things off that you don’t want to do because you don’t like doing it, find it boring or think it’s too difficult will have an impact on your life. It can affect both your personal and business relationships, your health and cause sleepless nights which have an affect on how you feel the next day. However, there are a number of things that you can do to avoid procrastination or at least limit it so that you can get things done. Read on and find out how you can beat procrastination with the help of a virtual assistant.

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Ideas for Outsourcing Your Administration Online

Following on from the last blog in the ‘How Virtual Assistants can Help Small Businesses’ series, we are going to look at ideas for outsourcing your administration online. If you missed the last blog, ‘Ideas for Outsourcing your Project Management Online’, you can catch up with it here.

As a small business owner, if you recorded the time it took for all the tasks you carried out in your business each day for at least a week, you would probably find that 50% of your valuable time is taken up with tasks that really should be outsourced to a virtual assistant (VA). Let’s take a look at a few examples of where a virtual assistant can help you relieve a lot of that administrative headache.

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Ideas for Outsourcing Your Project Management Online

Following on from the last blog in the ‘How Virtual Assistants can Help Small Businesses’ series, we are going to look at ideas for outsourcing your project management online. If you missed the last blog, ‘Ideas for Outsourcing your Content Creation Online’, you can catch up with it here.

Project management involves drawing together the necessary resources and relevant individuals to ensure that the common goal is achieved. A structure must be in place to ensure that everybody is on the same page and to keep the project running to schedule. To make sure that deliverables are met it takes somebody to oversee the whole project and to keep on top of its maintenance and management. As this is a very time-consuming task for the typical small business owner, it makes sense to outsource the project management to a virtual assistant (VA). They will have knowledge of the first class solutions available and are very familiar with how these systems operate.

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Ideas for Outsourcing Your Content Creation Online

Following on from the last blog in the ‘How Virtual Assistants can Help Small Businesses’ series, we are going to look at ideas for outsourcing your content creation online. If you missed the last blog, ‘Ideas for Outsourcing your Financial Record Keeping Online’, you can catch up with it here.

These days it is important for a business to establish itself as a market leader and an organisation worthy of trust when it comes to the sale of products or services. Creating a steady stream of content will help do this and also help keep the business ahead of the competition. What type of content is crucial and how can the business owner ensure that this time-consuming task is constantly engaged?

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Ideas for Outsourcing Your Financial Record Keeping Online

Following on from the last blog in the ‘How Virtual Assistants can Help Small Businesses’ series, we are going to look at ideas for outsourcing your financial record keeping online. If you missed the last blog, ‘Ideas for Outsourcing your Multimedia Projects Online’, you can catch up with it here.

Outsourcing various tasks to a virtual assistant (VA) can help free up your time for creativity or to spend time with your family. However, it does seem that some small business owners need a small amount of education to help them see that many of their mundane tasks can be completed successfully by a VA, and this series of blogs is here to help highlight the types of tasks that can easily be outsourced.

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Ideas for Outsourcing Your Multimedia Projects Online

Following on from the last blog in the ‘How Virtual Assistants can Help Small Businesses’ series, we are going to look at ideas for outsourcing your multimedia projects. If you missed the last blog, ‘Ideas for Outsourcing your Website Development Online’, you can catch up with it here.

Video has become very popular and it shouldn’t come as a complete shock to us that almost everyone prefers to watch a moving image rather than read something in order to pick up the same information. Both video and audio represent dynamic media options as they are now both available and accessible to every small business owner online. There is quite a lot to appreciate technically, however, but get the right virtual assistant and they will know exactly what to do.

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