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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Want To Actually Enjoy Christmas? VA It

It’s Christmas! Don’t you just love it? Our decorations have been up for weeks, the carol services are in full swing, and we are enjoying one too many mince pies and glasses of mulled wine. But if you’re a business owner, then you know Christmas isn’t just a time to get together with the family – it’s a time to worry constantly about taking time off from your business. Christmas is often a massive source of stress for us business owners, but it doesn’t have to be. If you’re smart, […]

5 Things You Definitely Need To Outsource To A VA, Right The Hell Now

We’re not going to sugar coat it – being a business owner is tough. Yes, it’s also amazing and rewarding, but it’s definitely not all plain sailing.  It’s a long slog, with a lot of ups and downs to ride out along the way. There’s always something else to do, and never enough time in the day to get it all done. This usually means you have to end up abandoning some of those essential tasks just so that you can get some sleep at night. Problem is, those tasks […]

Is A VA Your Ticket To The Big Leagues?

If you’re a small business owner, then this blog is for you. In fact, this blog is for any business owner who dreams of someday hiring in employees, or working with bigger clients and spending less time in the office at the same time. In short, any business owner who wants to grow. So, all of us, right? The problem with small businesses is that it can be very difficult to break out of the small business bubble, particularly if you can’t hire an employee to help you share the […]

How A VA Can Stop Your Head From Exploding

Running your own business is a fantastic, empowering and freeing thing. It lets you follow your dreams and do exactly what you want to do, on your own terms. But it’s also a difficult road, peppered with challenges big and small, with issues and new problems to solve. And it can get lonely at times, dealing with it all on your own. Business owners wear so many different ‘hats’ to keep their business running that it’s a wonder their heads don’t explode! But you can always tell the successful ones, […]

How To Cope With Mental Block At Work

Have you ever had ‘one of those days’? You know, the ones where you sit down at your desk and you just can’t get your brain to work. You can’t focus, you struggle to do any actual work, and you usually end up getting frustrated and not being very productive? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! This is known as a ‘mental block’ (also be known as creative block or even brain freeze), and it is not only very real, but it’s a professional’s worst nightmare. Everyone had experienced one at […]