Three top tips that can help your business prepare for GDPR

For many small businesses across the UK, preparing for the introduction of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has not been a priority. It’s set to replace the Data Protection Directive and is a motion decreed by the EU, designed with the aim of harmonising data privacy laws across the continent while giving EU citizens some […]

Big changes to Facebook

Big changes to Facebook

Today Facebook has announced a major update to its algorithm which it says will result in Pages seeing a decrease in ‘reach, video watch time and referral traffic.’ The site’s overall aim, as always, is to promote meaningful interactions between people ‘you care about.’ Facebook has always promoted posts from friends and family over businesses […]

Client christmas gift ideas

Client Christmas Gift Ideas

With Christmas almost upon us, I am sure one thing left on your to-do list to sort out is Christmas gifts for your clients. Do you send gifts to your clients each year? Maybe you just send a card or something simple via email. Whatever your method, we have put together a list of ideas for […]

Laura Davis

Welcome Laura Davis Social Media VA

When I first started my business just over a year ago, I had always had a vision to grow a team and expand in order to offer a range of services and support my clients, so I am very excited to announce that my vision for Shining Star VA Services is coming to light and […]

I love my job….

I suddenly felt the urge to do a quick blog! One simple thing…..I love my job! It’s always exciting when you finally crack things you’ve been working on or trying to figure out. God, I’m a techy nerd for sure!. For one client, we needed to update a webform within her website which was proving […]

Benefits of Using a Virtual Assistant

Article written by In case you were unsure about whether working with a VA is the right thing for you, here’s 10 reasons you really need to hire a VA for your business: VAs offer flexibility – they are available outside of normal hours, have no minimum hour commitment and are only paid for […]

The True Story of my first 6 months as a VA

So today officially marks 6 months since I took the leap into self employment and started my own Virtual Assistant business and what better way to celebrate then to have my blog published online via ‘We are Virtual Assistants’.  You can check out the blog here; We are VA’s – The True Story of my […]

My Top 5 Apps I use for Business and Why….

With so many different Apps out there now, all designed to improve productivity and help grow your business, it can be difficult to decide which ones are right for you.  So here is my Top 5 list of the Apps I use daily in my business and why. Zoho – This is a cloud based […]