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5 Common Myths About Virtual Assistants

5 Common Myths About Virtual Assistants

I am no longer surprised by the number of clients who, after they have used our services, have admitted that using the services of a VA was nothing like they thought it would be. There seems to be an abundance of common myths out there on the subject of hiring a VA...

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Another 6 Common Administration Tasks

Another 6 Common Administration Tasks

In an earlier blog post, we shared 6 common administration 6 common administration tasks and in this post we're sharing another 6 tasks that we often complete for our clients. Personal Assistant/Executive Assistant 1. Organising Travel: Some of our clients work...

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Tips for Updating Your Software

Tips for Updating Your Software

Whether it’s Word or Windows, there will come a time when you will have to update your software. With regular upgrades being released by Microsoft and Apple and other well-known brands, it pays to be aware of software updates when they are scheduled, and exactly what...

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When to Hire a Virtual Assistant

When to Hire a Virtual Assistant

There comes a time when a business owner, especially one working for themselves and by themselves, will need some administrative and/or marketing support. I've spoken to people who have stressed about the expense and have hired someone on a full time basis because...

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6 Common Administration Tasks

6 Common Administration Tasks

Putting an actual definition on the term administration can be difficult because as a virtual assistant, we can tackle a wide range of tasks on any given day. That’s why many of our solo business owners have a hard time articulating the kind of support they need. To...

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Browsing the Internet in Private Mode

Browsing the Internet in Private Mode

Did you know that the most common Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox) track the pages you view on your computer? They store the web address (URL) of each website page you visit and keeps that information even after you've closed the browser tab or...

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The Benefits of Last Pass

The Benefits of Last Pass

Having just one password for everything is just not feasible for multiple reasons, and that’s where an app like LastPass, a password manager, can come in handy. We all know that trying to brainstorm new passwords can be problematic especially when companies regularly...

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10 Tips for Email Etiquette

10 Tips for Email Etiquette

Do you spend most of your time communicating via email?  Knowing email etiquette will help you look more professional, especially to those you've not yet met in person.  We have previously posted Email Do's and Email don'ts, and this week we're offering up 10 tips for...

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5 Types of Virtual Assistants

5 Types of Virtual Assistants

As Bauhinia has evolved, so has the team and one misunderstanding people have is that a Virtual Assistant (VA) is a 'one size fits all' solution. Speaking from experience, this is not the case. Let's face it, none of us are all-knowing, and have endless free time in...

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