Focus, Focus, Focus
A few Saturdays ago, I cycled from Moira to the edge of Lough Neagh (largest freshwater lake in the UK)Read more.
Video-People buy from people so Who is Virtuali
Who is VirtuAli? The skills I have acquired over a long career have forged the services I offer and howRead more.
Video-VirtuAli What a Virtual Assistant can do for you
What a Virtual Assistant can do for you. The 3 most common questions I’m asked as a Virtual Assistant are:Read more.
5 reasons to hire an independent, neutral note taker
While the Clergy only has a 0.81% probability of automation, according to data from the book “The Future of Jobs”Read more.
5 Reasons Why You Need A Virtual Assistant For Your Next Event
Guest blogger for Get Invited on the topic of organising events and why it’s a good idea to outsource adminRead more.
10 Admin tips to protect your mental sanity
10 Admin tips to protect your mental sanity How has your 2018 been so far? Are you frazzled? Every freelancerRead more.
International Women’s Day
On 19th January 2018, I spoke at the joint Women in Business/Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council Female Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs atRead more.
Video VirtuAli_Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time there was a Virtual Assistant called VirtuAli who came to the rescue of stressed-out business peopleRead more.
Nothing is Impossible
On New Year’s Day, I swam across this bay in Lanzarote and let me tell you the Atlantic Ocean isRead more.
Belfast PA Network-Members Moment
They say people buy from people so I’m delighted to be the first member to feature in Belfast PA network’sRead more.
Don’t let the day run you
When you ask a freelancer, what motivated them to become freelance in the first place, 9 times out of 10Read more.
Lighting the Spark
Guy Fawkes day what better day to talk about lighting the spark! Have you ever had a fascinating conversation thatRead more.
I love it when a plan comes together
Do you have a project that you have just started but are feeling overwhelmed with the administrative tasks that youRead more.
WIBNI Members’ Moment
Featuring today in WIBNI ‘s Member’s Monday. Sharing with other business owners how I can save their time and sanity byRead more.
Relationship building forums and networking opportunities
Having worked as a PA to CEO’s for more than 7 years, there are always two periods in every yearRead more.
List of time-saving resources
In June, I published a post every day on my business Facebook page about productivity and as fortune would haveRead more.
Looking for a virtual office or registered UK address?
Looking for virtual office space or a registered UK address? Whether you are a start-up who isn’t just ready toRead more.
Implementing a CRM system to help you now and in future
As a Virtual Assistant, I’m often initially approached by micro-business owners to alleviate whatever admin burden they have: entering data, cleaningRead more.
Top reason to hire a Virtual Assistant in 2017
One word sums up the reason to hire a Virtual Assistant rather than a full-time admin member of staff=uncertainty! Uncertainty:Read more.
Are you the stumbling block to your own success this year?
January is often considered a dry month after overindulgence of every kind in December. However, there is one thingRead more.
CEO of your own life?
This week I’ve researched venues for Christmas dinner, put together course materials, made travel arrangements for a business trip, takenRead more.
Never Forget to Entertain Strangers -Aftermath Brexit
When I studied French at Queens University Belfast, we read as many people did Albert Camus ‘l’étranger’. The definition of ‘étranger’ in Collins French DictionaryRead more.
Location, Location, Location
I was recently at the excellent Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council workshop delivered by Digital DNA (part of the optimiseRead more.
Back to the future-1st year of VirtuAli
Despite virtual nature of my job, I am still of the generation that likes to send snail mail and wasRead more.
Making my video debut for Women in Business Power4 programme
Women in Business NI Video created by Samantha Robb for Women in Business NI 26/04/2016 Watch our video and findRead more.
WIBNI-Power4-Dragon’s Den Award 2016
Winner of Power4 end of traineeship ‘Dragons Den’ 2-minute pitch event sponsored by Ulster Bank Belfast http://www.womeninbusinessni.com/programmes/the-power-of-4.aspxRead more.
To leap or not to leap to self-employment
What does it take to make the leap to self-employment? This is the question on the lips of anyone who’sRead more.