Virtual Assistants – 21 years and more?

Virtual Assistants – 21 years and more?

Although in operation for quite some time as a communication technology, arguably, the Internet became widely and commercially available from 16 August 1995 (the launch of Internet Explorer as part of the Microsoft software suite – see Wikipedia). With that potentially liberating moment,  21 years ago, the technology channels began to move towards how Virtual Assistants can operate today. It has been a long journey, but VAs are gathering acceptance and quickly expanding in number.

Each year Society of Virtual Assistants collates a series of questions that build into a snapshot of the VA industry. The report itself is full of info about the kinds of clients who use VAs, what services are proving to make the most money, what marketing works best – essentially an insight to running a VA business- read more here: UK VA Survey.

Finally, if you need a Virtual Assistant – you can find one with

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WORKSMARTPA – NEW IDEAS, NEW FRONTIERS The year 2021 sees our business celebrate 21 years of - a community supporting office professionals since our very first newsletter way back in May 2000. As we look forward to greet a new world of change beyond the pandemic, we are extremely excited to announce a new brand; a new look; and some new directions for our much loved, long-standing web site and communities to explore. It is time for change. To better reflect now what we do best for you, we have a new brand, web site and activities – a new name and web site that will be full of new ideas for a new business age and new working trends as we all seek to grow, expand and explore new frontiers.

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