Caroline Wylie

Caroline has over 20 years’ experience as an admin professional working with companies as diverse as: Sony AMV:BBDO EuroRSCG(HAVAS) Founding the UK’s leading professional organisation for virtual assistants, societyofvirtualassistants.co.uk And running her own virtual assistant business, VirtuallySorted.com, since 2004 Caroline has led UK VA Spotlight sessions, introducing the international VA industry to the pros and …

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Events Management – done virtually!  Whether it’s an online webinar or a physical seminar you are hosting, Virtually Sorted can manage your event from start to finish. Because we know you don’t want to be bothered by a million different add-ons and extra costs, we put together a comprehensive event package: 500 x printed A6 …

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Speaking to a client the other day, she said “I spend loads of time on social media, but I don’t see any real benefit” – so we had a little look at her account… Do you know your numbers? How many followers do you have? 64 How many people are you following? 280 Frequency of …

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Think of transcription and you probably think of Ms Moneypenny sitting in her office on a 60s typewriter… Weirdly we’ve seen a marked uplift in audio typing from a new kind of client – ones who work virtually!  So auotmated transcription, converting speech to text automatically is a very modern take on a traditional skill. …

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So how do you, as a business owner and a professional, decide between a work-from-home-mum charging £15/hour, the offshore assistant charging £5/hour and the professional virtual assistant charging £30/hour? Here’s what you need to check when choosing a virtual assistant: Who’s doing your virtual assistant work? What capacity do they have and what’s the turnaround …

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Cyber Security: Keeping Your WordPress Site Safe from Hackers Let’s talk cyber security: Are security concerns keeping you from enjoying the flexibility and power of WordPress? If you’ve bought into the hype that WordPress is inherently unsecure, then you’re missing out on all the great things WordPress has to offer, for no good reason. The …

WordPress Updates – cyber security and why it matters Read More »

The cost of hiring a VA often puts people off. When you compare it to employee hourly rates or temp rates, it seems like it’s a lot of money. However hiring a VA is very different from hiring an employee, because you only pay for the work they do. It’s very much like comparing the …

Cost of Hiring A VA – and taxis! Read More »

The world is getting smaller – it’s official.  Technology makes it possible for me to work from Glasgow and yet I am able to answer your phone calls as if I was sitting right next to you in the office.  So if I can do that from Glasgow, what’s to stop me being in Bangalore …

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How to Delegate & Get Started Outsourcing: You’ve got a To Do List as long as your arm. You know stuff falls off the bottom of it regularly. And that (occasionally!), you have a job which you’ve been sitting on, come bite you, because you failed to do it at the right time. You need …

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Another gizmo landed on my desk this morning and being the gadget-freak that I am, I was itching to try it out. www.grammarly.com claims to be able to correct your grammar automatically and give you consistent punctuation throughout a document…  Well that sounds like a challenge to me!  So I ran it through my usual …

Can a virtual spellcheck replace a real person? Read More »