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10 reasons Why Infographics Work for VAs

10 Reasons why infographics work for vas

As a Virtual Assitant you have many skills, and now might be the time to add “infographics” to your list of skills and services. Why? Because infographics are an important part of any well-rounded content strategy and massive drivers of traffic to your client’s website. It doesn’t matter what type of information you want to […]

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VAs – How to Create a Visual Timeline in PowerPoint

Create a visual timeline in PowerPoint

Have you ever been asked to create a timeline in PowerPoint? If you have tried to create a timeline in PowerPoint, you probably spent ages, drawing text boxes, and shapes and then formatting it all to look great. PowerPoint Designer In one of the Office updates, PowerPoint Designer was given the ability to turn a […]

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VAs – PowerPoint is not just for Presentations!


VAs – PowerPoint is Not Just for Presentations! I thought that PowerPoint was just for Presentations! Yes, many people do think just that. However, most people don’t know just how versatile PowerPoint really is. If you have been following me and my posts lately you will have seen that I have recently created two new […]

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VAs – Making Time Add Up in Excel

Make time add up

How do You Make Time Add Up? Do you use Excel to keep track of your time? Most VAs I know use some sort of time tracking software which notes what they do. It can be a professional online piece of software which does all kinds of things from tracking your time to monitoring which […]

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VAs – Why Number Formats Matter in Excel

Why do Number Formats Matter? When working in Microsoft Excel you may have noticed that the data you enter does not have a Number Format when you first enter it, rather it has a General Format. You may be wondering why it matters what kind of format the data has. Excel spreadsheets are set out […]

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VAs – Do You Create Instagram Posts for Your Clients?

As a busy VA you find yourself tasked with many things by your clients and if you are one of the VAs who provide Social Media services and specifically Instagram Posts then what I am about to share with you will have you jumping up and down at your desk. You may think that you need […]

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VAs – Why does the history of computing matter?

VAs history of computing

Day out in Cambridge A different kind of post today. Last Sunday we had a day out with our son and daughter in law and their 19-month-old. We went to Cambridge for the day. It was a really fun day out. We went first to the Centre for Computing History. Now if there is a […]

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VAs – Why use PowerPoint to create Infographics?

Do you create Infographics for your clients? Are you a media savvy VA? Do your clients ask you to create Infographics to boost their social media campaigns? Do you spend ages researching the topics and the content for the Infographics and then comes the clincher, you need to actually create them. What do you use […]

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VAs – How to Create a PowerPoint Presentation from Scratch

How to Create a PowerPoint presentation from Scratch

Creating blank presentations In PowerPoint 2016 you can start from a completely blank presentation, a template provided by Microsoft, or a template created for your organisation. Templates ensure that brand guidelines are met and all presentations are professional. To create a blank presentation Click File Click New Click on Blank Presentation Figure 1- New presentation […]

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VAs – How to add Headers and Footers in Excel

headers and Footers in Excel

Headers and Footers Headers and footers appear on every printed page. This is how you add page numbers, date and time, the file name and path and where you can add a logo to every page in the Header. Headers and Footers are added via the Page Layout View and are typed into the Header […]

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Why you might be struggling with synchronising OneDrive for Business

Are you struggling synchronising OneDrive for Business

Are you a busy VA or business owner who is using Office 365? You went down this route for various reasons, you love the familiar Office packages, you like that you can work both online and offline. And you really love the idea of using OneDrive for Business and having your documents stored in the […]

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VAs: 7 Mistakes to Avoid When Creating Infographics

Are you a VA who is thinking about creating infographics to drive traffic back to your client’s website or blog? If you are, you’ll love this handy Infographic on the mistakes that can be made when you create infographics. There’s also a free infographic planning checklist at the bottom of the post. Why would you […]

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