The Blog

A Day in the Life of a Virtual Assistant

I'm still met with blank stares when asked what I do for a job. "I'm a Virtual Assistant, or you might be more familiar with the term, Personal Assistant?" The only difference is that I work at home, I'm virtual and businesses outsource their administration tasks to...

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Using Audio Dictation in your business.

  I want to ask you a question. Have you ever thought about using audio dictation in your business? Did you know people speak 7 times faster than they can type? If you run your own business you will no doubt spend a lot of time typing and if you don't know your...

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10 Top tips for surviving a long haul flight

Long haul flights are long and tiring but with some careful planning and preparation you can ensure your journey is relaxed and as stress free as possible. Having lived in Taiwan and Hong Kong I've done a lot of long haul flights so read on for my 10 top tips for...

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A reflection on my first 6 months in business.

Can you believe it, Kellie Simpson Virtual Assistant is already 6 months old and I must say, I'm absolutely loving it.  I'd be lying if I said it had all been a bed of roses but there have definitely been more highs than lows. A reflection on my first six months...

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How to work remotely with a Virtual Assistant

When it comes to working remotely with a Virtual Assistant (VA), having the following steps in place will ensure a seamless operation resulting in tasks being completed correctly, on time and without fuss: 1. COMMUNICATION Communication is key in any relationship and...

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Start working with a Virtual Assistant in 5 easy steps

Have you ever felt overwhelmed with work and have too many things to do? You're leaving the office late or staying up at night to get all your paperwork done, managing financials, on-boarding new clients, following up on leads and that's before thinking about the...

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The importance of making a list.

You might think writing a list is an easy and simple thing to do and the fact is that “YES” it is.  Lists have been around for years and whether it’s a to-do-list, a shopping list, a ‘what to pack for your holiday’ list or even a bucket list they all help us to...

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