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A VA Isn’t Just For Business – A VA Is For Life

What do you think a VA does? Don’t worry if your answer was something along the lines of ‘help businesses get stuff done’. That’s pretty accurate, and honestly it’s what we bang on about a lot of the time in this blog. But did you know that a VA can also be really useful in your personal life? Think about it. Do you ever wish that you had another pair of hands at home? Someone to make sure all the bills get paid, that the kid’s activity letters are sent, […]

The Worst VA Myths You Will Hear (And Why They’re Wrong)

The Worst VA Myths You Will Hear (And Why They’re Wrong) Working with a VA is an interesting experience. Don’t worry – it’s the good kind! But because it’s very different from hiring someone in house, there are a lot of rumours and myths around how we work. And a lot of them make a VA seem like more trouble then they’re worth. And to be honest, we’re a little offended. VAs are a fantastic resource for the young and growing business, or the busy entrepreneur. So today we’re going […]

What You Need To Look For In A VA

If you’ve decided to outsource some of your business admin to a VA, first off let us just say – well done! You’ve joined an elite club of business owners who know what they’re great at, and what they’re shit at – and then outsource the latter. And if you don’t believe us when we say it’s a good idea – bear in mind that a good VA can help you save around 78% in operational costs for your business! But now that you’ve made that very smart decision, it’s […]

What’s Not Included In The Price Of Your VA

Let’s be honest, VAs are masters at taking on almost every job you can throw at them. We are multi-taskers with a wide pool of skills, so there are very few things we can’t do. So when it comes to taking on work for your business, there aren’t many limits to what you can ask us for. But. And this is a big but. There are a few ground rules around what’s NOT covered in the cost of working with a VA. You see, your price for jobs will be […]

Growing Your Business With A VA

At the moment, growing your business might be the very last thing on your mind. Most business owners have gone into preservation mode – and are desperately attempting to keep their heads above water as the world of business changes around them. But growth is the way you survive. So even if it’s the last thing you want to do, you need to think of ways you can adapt and change the way you work, so that you can not only survive this pandemic, but come out the other side […]

Why Right Now Is The Best Time To Hire A VA (Yes, In A Pandemic)

Covid-19 sucks. There really are no two ways about it. And it’s even worse if you’re a small business owner, trying to keep your head above water and still tick everything off your to do list. But the good news is, you don’t have to do it alone. A VA could be just what you need to keep it all together, taking off some of that big heavy burden you’ve been carrying on your shoulders and helping you feel a little more in control of your life and your business. […]

Fed Up Of Answering The Phone? Then Don’t!

The phone. Don’t wince at me like that – it’s something we all have to deal with! Every single one of us has a mobile phone nowadays, and we’re willing to bet yours isn’t more than 5 feet away from you right now. They’ve become a key part of our lives, and yet more people than ever suffer from ‘phone phobia’ – the fear of using phones for their original purpose – making phone calls. In fact, making phone calls doesn’t even break the top 10 of what we use […]

4 Tips To Make Working From Home More Bearable

Well, this year has been eventful, hasn’t it? Particularly the last month or so, when the country has gone from a little anxious but otherwise channelling the ‘keep calm and carry on’ mentality, to full on lockdown across the globe as we tackle this horrific virus. This means people all across the country have had to abandon their offices, and instead set up shop at home for the foreseeable future. If you’re not used to working from home, this will be a big adjustment for you. But don’t worry, we’re […]

Why Outsource Your Invoicing?

Let’s face it, there are some jobs in your business that you just don’t want to do. They might take a really long time, they might be fiddly and complicated, or they might just be something you genuinely don’t like. After all, no one can be good at everything! At Your Admin Hub we’ve noticed that one of those niggly little jobs tends to be the same across a lot of different businesses – and that’s invoicing. Yes, invoicing is essential because without it your business can’t make any money, […]

Get Your Ass Organised This Year

It’s that time of year and all, so take a look back at the last 12 months. And be really, brutally honest with yourself. How organised were you? No, really. How many things did you mean to get done, but end up throwing by the wayside? How many tasks ended up late, or projects overrun because you didn’t manage to find enough time in the day? How many emails did you miss, invoices did you forget to pay, and meetings did you arrive late to? Don’t worry, we’re not here […]