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      JOIN our groups on Facebook, Linkedin & G+ too!   04/05/2017

      Here at the #VAforum is where you'll find me sharing my most valuable, in-depth 20+ years of VA experience and knowledge through my written word. It is the best area to get your questions directly answered in detail by me, Tawnya Sutherland as I come here every morning to start my day out helping Virtual Assistants however I can. I do also share in small bytes at other social networking groups I manage online so feel free to check me out there too: Facebook group for Virtual Assistants  Facebook group for Virtual Assistants to Stay Fit  Like our Facebook Page too Linkedin Group for Virtual Assistants (22,000+) Google+ Community for Virtual Assistants I look forward to engaging with you online whatever your social network.
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      Weekly Special Offer - BC STACK!   07/21/2017

      I don't even have time to search for answers. I just need to keep going. Does that sound like you too?    The problem with plowing through the field is that we take the path of least resistance. We do the things we know how to do and skip the things that we just aren't sure about. And some of those things are the steps we need to become successful.   So I want to help you... 

      THIS WEEK ONLY, I'm going to give you the opportunity to access 65 classes, ebooks, software, plugins and services that could take you to new heights. 

      All you have to do is look, and see which one (or more) could change your business today. If you are a blogger, vlogger, podcaster, speaker, author, coach, social media manager, inventor, website owner or musician . . .

      YOU can't afford to miss BC STACK.
        Let me tell you more about some of the products included in BC STACK...


      BC STACK is not just ebooks, it's lots of things like
        30 minute 1-on-1 session with the Jairek Robbins team 30 minute 1-on-1 session with Author Vernon Ross $35 Gift Certificate to a PLR Store Get your logo (or other image) animated How about getting BrainstormTools.com for free for 6 months Get your blog reviewed  Get your podcast edited Get ready made marketing plans   . . . and that's just 8 of the 65 products in this year's BC Stack

      For example, if your business needs to grow a podcast:
        See what your podcast sounds like when you get it professionally edited by Natasha Rivera Let Ani Alexander teach you how to accelerate the success of your Podcast  And Kirsten Oliphant is going to teach you how to create a podcast course not to mention courses on Wordpress, blogging, traffic and tech skills to drive traffic to your show and show notes pages. 
      Plus get a 30 minute 1-on-1 session with Vernon Ross to learn how to perfect your "voice" and that's just 5 of the 65 products in this year's BC Stack  

      Feeling Overwhelmed?
        You are going to get access to a live Hashtag Library so you can stop spending time searching You are going to be taught how to use Camtasia so you can make videos for your FAQ's and stop answering so many emails You'll get Jessica Turner's book “Stretched Too Thin” to help you manage overwhelm I, Tawyna Sutherland, (leader of the largest VA training company in the world) am even going to teach you how outsource the stuff you don't like to a VA
      Do you love fascinating mindset and leadership insights?
        Neal Shaffer teaches corporations all over the world how to influence, he's going to share that with you. Let Ann Smarty teach you how to make things go viral Kelly McCausey's momentum intensive is going to teach you how to focus and get clarity without making you feel badly about yourself, but instead make you feel great about yourself Jessica Turner teaches moms how to overcome overwhelm and get serious about their business Ricky Shetty and Scot Paton travel the world as digital nomads and teach you the secrets Plus get a 30 minute 1-on-1 session with Tony Robbin's son, Jairek Robbins, to clarify your success and that's just 6 of the 65 products in this year's BC Stack
      AND that is just a few of the products available to you there are still 42 more! 

      NOTE: Even if you just use 2-3 or these products for your business it's definitely worth the $27 and I grab it every year for my business growth.

      This offer if only available until July 26th so grab it now before you forget as I may not have a chance to remind you again via email this week. I will be busy going through the BC STACK myself and might forget, LOL! Until July 26th, Grab the BC STACK here To Your Virtual $uccess, Tawnya Sutherland   
    • tawnya sutherland

      FREE Resources for VAs Inside Your Member Lounge ACCESS HERE   07/21/2017

      For those of you just learning about virtual assistance and how it can become a career for you, here’s some educational freebies we’ve set up for you to enjoy!  GET FREE access to our member lounge and all 10 Virtual Assistant resources below: ACCESS: The Virtual Assistant Networking Forum #VAforum VIDEO: How to Become a VA Plus Top 10 Resources by Tawnya Sutherland EBOOK: Kick Start Your VA Business CHECKLIST: Virtual Assistant Start Up PLUS Module 2 of VAC: Why Get Started in Business VIDEO: Setting Your Price, Getting Paid & Making it Legal by Tawnya Sutherland WORKSHEET: The Hourly Pricing FORMULA CONTRACT: Independent Contractor Agreement (Word .doc) GRAPHICS: Images for Social Media Marketing EBOOK: Getting Started With Affiliate Marketing (& Video) VIP LIST: Notification of FREE Training Webinars & Market Leading News in the Virtual Assistant Industry. CLICK HERE to GAIN ACCESS to ALL


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  1. HI Denise I haven't used SugarSync but have been a user of Carbonite for several years with no issues at all. I also use Dropbox with several clients which seems to be improving over the past year and OneDrive for my own cloud storage which I prefer to Dropbox. Sheena
  2. For the past 11 years I have been running my business with Outlook very happily. However, I would like to move to a cloud based email system that is accessible from any computer and wondered what you would recommend. Some things to bear in mind are: I have 9 different client email domains running through outlook and whilst the easiest way to go would be to use Office 365, they do seem to want to charge for every domain name. Also, I like that I can have the calendar feature on the same platform. So far I've whittled it down to Thunderbird or Mailbird but wondered if anyone had any experience with these two or if there are some that I've missed. Thanks for your help and/or comments and suggestions. Sheena
  3. Good luck with your new venture. I have been doing this for 10 1/2 years now, it's great fun but very challenging!
  4. You'll all probably think I'm mad, but I bill in increments of 1 minute - a definite "pay only for the time spent"!
  5. Hi, thanks for all your great advice. I've made a note of it all and will be going through it with the client later this week. Thanks again.... Sheena
  6. Hi Danielle Thanks for your reply which is very helpful indeed. At the moment the client is toying with combining a 'live' event with a virtual one so it could be interesting times ahead! With very best wishes Sheena
  7. Hi, I'm hoping someone might be able to help. One of my favourite clients has asked me to look into organising an online conference for his society. My expertise is in 'live' conferences and so I was wondering if anyone could recommend any useful tools/hosts/booking systems that will help me make the initial move forward with this. Thanks for your help. Sheena
  8. My main holiday is Christmas, when I take two weeks. During the rest of the year I may take one or two long weekends. It may sound like very little, but I am very strict and don't work weekends unless there is a major crisis. My clients accept this and respect my long winter break. Sheena
  9. I'm UK based... near Bath, Somerset. Established since 2006
  10. I actually bill to the minute with no rounding up or down of hours and find TimeTrax perfect for this. Sheena
  11. I use a headset/mic combo. I've had skype for 4 years but only installed a webcam last week because my daughter is moving to Austria for a year and I thought it would be really nice to see her as well as speak. I probably wouldn't use it for business though (I'm a bit shy that way)! Sheena
  12. Well at the age of 17 (just)and having recently raised £265.00 for the Mercury Phoenix Trust by bungee jumping - you should see the video here, her face is a picture! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzuXC3zQYfQ Dee has now finally got her new online music magazine/blog up and running. The first interview is with 'My Passion' who recently graced the front of Kerrang! magazine. There are also album reviews she has written and presented on the local radio station.... take a look if you have a minute and let me know what you think. She is after some feedback... http://www.underdogmag.com/ Thanks Sheena
  13. Hi Tawnya, I'll take your word for that... I'm putting it to the back of my mind for now. I'm just about to pick up her new business cards - she's launching herself as a music journalist and will hopefully be doing her first interview with a band on Sunday for the local radio station where she is working until she starts college in September... Very motivated young lady - I want to be young again Sheena
  14. Thanks, she's really looking forward to it.. I actually think she will beat her target, she's marketing herself very well! Sheena
  15. My mad fundraising daughter is off again but now that she's met Brian May she's even more full of enthusiasm! The story was in the local paper here: Queen guitarist backs teenage bungee jumper Dee is the one with the big grin I'm a very proud (but a nervous) mother! Sheena