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3 Key Computer Security Measures

3 Key Computer Security Measures

The Internet has transformed our lives in many good ways. Unfortunately, this vast network and its associated technologies also have brought in their wake, the increasing number of security threats. Computer security basically is the protection of computer systems and...

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Best Practices for Online Meetings

Best Practices for Online Meetings

Many people are now working from home, and if you're still new to meeting online, it is important to educate yourself on how to effectively attend an online meeting. The following points are our best practices for online meetings. Be Prepared Test your lighting,...

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10 Web Browsing Tricks

10 Web Browsing Tricks

Ever heard the saying “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks?” Well I am here to prove that old adage wrong. While I prefer not to call myself an ‘old dog’, I have been at this computer game for a while and pride myself on my deft keyboard skills. That’s why I found...

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Managing Spam Email

Managing Spam Email

Spam emails are an unfortunate reality. We cannot avoid them entirely just yet, but there are numerous ways to minimise and manage them so that they become a minor annoyance rather than an overwhelming chore. Understanding Spam Lists: Many websites collect databases...

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5 Tips for Working with a Virtual Assistant

5 Tips for Working with a Virtual Assistant

Are you new to working with a Virtual Assistant (VA)? Not sure where to start, what do to, or how to move forward? If you're not sure you're ready to hire a VA, read our articles 'when to hire a virtual assistant', 'three key indicators; when to outsource', and 'four...

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Organising Your Electronic Files

Organising Your Electronic Files

Just like your paper files, your electronic files can become disorganised. It is so easy to do ... you're in a rush, you save a file to a folder that is convenient and think you'll remember where you put it, and when it comes time to access it again, you've completely...

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Creating Boundaries with your Virtual Assistant

Creating Boundaries with your Virtual Assistant

Boundaries are very important when working with a Virtual Assistant (or one of our Client Managers). Why? It eliminates frustrations, and creates a healthy working relationship. You have to be sure that everyone around you (including you!) protects those boundaries,...

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5 Computer Tips for Mac Users

5 Computer Tips for Mac Users

In my early 20's (I'm showing my age) I worked for companies that used typewriters to type letters, and a basic DOS program to create spreadsheets. One company I worked at, I introduced them to Microsoft Excel as an alternative to pencil, paper, and a calculator to...

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10 Additional Email Etiquette Tips

10 Additional Email Etiquette Tips

In today’s corporate world, we rely a lot on emails as a form of communication. Emails are a good way of communicating something that has to be written out in detail and more importantly, to record conversations so there is a “paper trail”. However, business emails...

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