Being more visible - My Special PA - Brighton

Being more visible

Time to come out and play…   It's all well and good having a cracking business model - being better, faster, having a fantastic story, creating awesome stuff and generally being a creative God or Goddess. But if you're not putting yourself and your work out there in front of people, what...

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3 Daily De-cluttering Habits That Will Transform Your Productivity

3 Daily De-cluttering Habits That Will Transform Your Productivity I don’t buy into the idea that creativity is born from chaos. When I’m surrounded by disorder in any area of my life, it makes me feel panicky. And for me, panic is the kryptonite to creativity. Being in a muddle – physically or mentally...

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email marketing brighton

The ONE killer marketing tool every small business needs

Want to know the ONE killer marketing tool every small business needs? I’ve got two words for you: ‘Mailing’ and ‘List’. One of the most common regrets I hear from entrepreneurs and small business owners, is this: “I wish I’d started building my email list sooner”. I know. It seems funny, right? In this day and age, it’s...

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How to avoid death by to-do lists: celebrate your wins

My name's Angela and I have a problem. I’m addicted to to-do lists. I can’t get enough of them: Post-it notes, Evernote checklists, fridge whiteboards, more Post-it notes, calendar reminders, smart phone apps, yet more Post-it notes... Every day my to-do lists get re-categorised, pre-prioritised, re-diarised. If I'm not careful, I'll drown in 'to-do-dos'. Is there such...

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#Ask Angela - Virtual PA Services - Brighton

How to be a better copywriter for your business

How to be a better copywriter for your business Allow me to introduce myself... I'm Angela, copywriting and comms specialist for MSPA - and new kid on the blog! If you caught Emma's latest post about asking for help, you'll have heard how I'll be taking over the MSPA blogging reins for a...

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virtual assistants and consultants at My Special PA

Asking for help

Asking for help Critical mass: an amount or level needed for a specific result or new action to occur So I hit a critical mass this summer. As a freelancer, you’re always juggling - but this was different. Too many plates spinning = total overwhelm. In our last blog post, I shared my story...

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making art

The art of procrastination and what I’ve been afraid of

The art of procrastination and what I've been afraid of At My Special PA our core brand message is... Supporting other creatives to succeed in doing what they love really is a passion for me and my team, but it will always be a lesser love than making and selling my own...

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Are you PR-Ready?

Are you PR-Ready? We get a lot of enquiries about our PR services at My Special PA. On a few occasions, however, we've found the potential client isn't actually ‘ready’ to work with one of our PR specialists. This is due to a variety of factors, but ultimately we’d like to advise you...

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6 top tips for working with a virtual assistant

Our Guide to Working With a Virtual Assistant

Our Guide to Working With a Virtual Assistant 1. Communication   We are always happy to suggest ways of working together, but the interaction between you and your Virtual Assistant (VA) should reflect how you work best. Verbal and written communication can both be helpful, depending on the nature of the interaction...

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Sara Levy - My Special PA

6 Top Tips on working with a Business Development Specialist

6 Top Tips on working with a Business Development Specialist Ever since I started up My Special PA in 2009, I have found that the service we get the most enquires for is business development. We also know that many SME company founders and directors feel that they are really best placed to do their...

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