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Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 22-08-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By carolinem
That is interesting Paul - shall be sure to have...

That is interesting Paul - shall be sure to have a look! Thanks!
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 22-08-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,393
Posted By carolinem
In the interests of full disclosure - I'm a...

In the interests of full disclosure - I'm a Kashflow fan!

Quickbooks isn't online so you'll need to sort out your data back up in order to protect the data properly. (Motherboards do...
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 12-07-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,381
Posted By carolinem
Let's say you have used Mailchimp (or another...

Let's say you have used Mailchimp (or another service) to build your list - made sure that everyone has properly opted in and that they want to receive info from you, but you discover that the emails...
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 04-07-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,715
Posted By carolinem
Actually we had problems with the display of...

Actually we had problems with the display of their templates in different email clients and also with the API which takes your own HTML and displays it. It's not very well tested IME. The danger...
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 04-07-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,715
Posted By carolinem
Another vote for Aweber - you might also try...

Another vote for Aweber - you might also try Constant Contact too which is easier to use.
Mailchimp we have no end of problems with - wouldn't recommend it. The other ones I'd steer clear of are...
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 04-07-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,381
Posted By carolinem
We run quite a few mailing campaigns for various...

We run quite a few mailing campaigns for various clients. What we've found with Mailchimp is that their templates aren't always fully compatible with all browsers/email programmes and their API...
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 04-07-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,484
Posted By carolinem
Although technically I can work from anywhere, I...

Although technically I can work from anywhere, I am most efficient when sitting at my desk in my rented office which is 5 mins round the corner from my house. I do actually have a home office too,...
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 04-07-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,215
Posted By carolinem
Hi Dan I run...

Hi Dan

I run www.societyofvirtualassistants.co.uk and we're big fans of GTD!

One of the things which really helps is to be able to use calendars/Gantt charts as well as having a visual...
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 04-07-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,114
Posted By carolinem
I remember you launching at about the same time...

I remember you launching at about the same time as me Chris. Welcome back!

What you'll have found in the interim is that setting up in business has become much cheaper thanks to better...
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 04-07-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,797
Posted By carolinem
Okay let's suppose you have the funds to hire a...

Okay let's suppose you have the funds to hire a FANTASTIC sales person.... You buy some data lists (this can be done at www.marketingfile.com) and you give them 100 people to call. How do you know...
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 16-05-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,420
Posted By carolinem
Everyone said the internet would kill the music...

Everyone said the internet would kill the music industry - all that happened was that it changed it. Same with social media - I don't see it replacing email or phones, but as another contact medium....
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 16-05-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,665
Posted By carolinem
Global Virtual Assistant Week

Just to let you know that the Global VA Week has launched and there are regional meet ups and online sessions happening RIGHT NOW!

In particular the newbie Q&A panel is happening on Friday @...
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 20-04-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,644
Posted By carolinem
Hi Mark Yes - UK assistants only. But open...

Hi Mark

Yes - UK assistants only. But open to both part-timers and full-timers. Plus we're looking for nominations for the "Spirit of the VA Industry" award - which is your chance to say thank...
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 18-04-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,941
Posted By carolinem
Hi Gavin As a virtual assistant effectively...

Hi Gavin

As a virtual assistant effectively what I'm doing is selling people back their own time! :D

But one of the things we identified working with these time-poor people were really common...
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 18-04-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,009
Posted By carolinem
hi Marc We work with a domain dealer who...

hi Marc

We work with a domain dealer who buys, sells and monitors traffic on literally millions of sites - I can happily say that .com is the one who get the most organic traffic - you might as...
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 18-04-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,644
Posted By carolinem
One for the virtual assistants...

Im delighted to announce the 5th National VA Awards launch were looking for the very best UK virtual assistants who embody the spirit of what being a VA is all about. So weve changed the format...
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 23-03-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,036
Posted By carolinem
But if you are spending a lot of time on it...

But if you are spending a lot of time on it because you have lots of contacts it's not actually a good use of time if it's not converting clients. It works brilliantly for some businesses - but not...
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 22-03-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,863
Posted By carolinem
I always like to plan for between 5-10 different...

I always like to plan for between 5-10 different forms of marketing at any one time - so it might be posting on forums, adverts, referral schemes, AdWords, SEO etc. but the plan is to monitor and see...
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 22-03-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,036
Posted By carolinem
I'm going to go against the trend here - and say...

I'm going to go against the trend here - and say that it very much depends on your business as to whether or not social networking will be beneficial to your business. E.g. Let's say you're a party...
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 14-03-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,885
Posted By carolinem
http://www.societyofvirtualassistants.co.uk - for...

http://www.societyofvirtualassistants.co.uk - for virtual assistants, funnily enough!

We're about to switch our Virtually Sorted website over into a blog format too, since we've had great...
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 14-03-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,075
Posted By carolinem
Why not let people choose? We did this with our...

Why not let people choose? We did this with our www.societyofvirtualassistants.co.uk site a while back - essentially people voted on how they would prefer it to be funded. So you can buy affiliate...
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 07-03-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,543
Posted By carolinem
It could be one of two things it's referring to -...

It could be one of two things it's referring to -

1) It's US/Canada based course and therefore you do need a license in order to trade. In the UK, you just need to tell HMRC that you are earning...
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 14-02-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,909
Posted By carolinem
hi Carly I've got to say I think a more...

hi Carly

I've got to say I think a more relevant question would be "Would you create more jobs if you didn't have to worry about falling foul of employment laws?" and you'd get an overwhelming...
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 09-02-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,358
Posted By carolinem
I'd imagine the skill set isn't that high in that...

I'd imagine the skill set isn't that high in that you could train staff in what they needed to do. Therefore you need to figure out what qualities you would like. For example:
- Must be able to...
Forum: Shell LiveWIRE 07-02-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,960
Posted By carolinem
That's very reasonable - last time I did adverts...

That's very reasonable - last time I did adverts on these bikes it had to be special artwork which was drawn up and it just made it prohibitively expensive!
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