Need a Creative Virtual Assistant?
Do you feel overwhelmed? Are you buried under unread emails? Would your business grow more quickly if you had to spend less time on administrative tasks? Do you want to be more productive and creative, and less stressed?
As more and more of our businesses are run digitally, hiring a creative virtual assistant has become an increasingly popular way to get that extra help that so many creative business owners need. With all of the benefits of an experienced employee without any of the costs or risks associated with employing sombody, it’s a great way to help take your business to the next level.
Outsourcing work to a competent, capable VA will release you to pursue new opportunities without worrying about the burden of day-to-day administrative tasks. Choosing the right virtual assistant means getting somebody who is highly skilled, who works smarter, and who gives exceptional experience and value for money in the areas you struggle to keep on top of.
Hiring a VA is much more cost effective than taking on a part-time employee, as you won’t have to think about the extra operational and professional costs associated with employing a member of staff - from days and days of training, to extra office space and equipment costs, to sick days, holiday pay, pension costs, employers’ NI, and professional fees. You won’t bear the cost of long chats about the weekend or lingering coffee breaks, you’ll only pay for our productive time.
If you’ve been struggling with work/life balance, or if there are areas of your business that leave you feeling overloaded rather than excited, hiring a creative virtual assistant will help you to streamline your workload and enable you to focus on the things that drive your business’s growth - more time to get in front of clients and customers and be you.
So if you want to expand your business without burning out, and you could use an extra pair of hands, we’re here to help. With over 22 years of combined experience, we’ll help you get more work done in less time.
We offer the kind of flexible working and professional discretion that is invaluable to business owners, so whether it’s a few one-off hours to help you deal with an area of concern, or whether you’re looking for some help on a regular basis, read on to see if we’re the right fit for you.
From helping you with setting up a sorting and labelling system to filtering out the important stuff, setting up auto-responders, and responding to client queries, we provide a range of support for your email inbox. We can help you look at your workflow and figure out how to minimise the number of emails you have to send in your client acquisition process, and streamline your inbox so it’s no longer at risk of overwhelming you. As well as your email inbox, we can help you do all kinds of shiny things with your mailing list, whether it’s in MailChimp, Constant Contact, or ConvertKit.
Trello for Creative Business
We’re big fans of Trello for all things organisational, from creating an editorial calendar and setting up a weekly to-do list, to helping you outline the various workflows in your business from pre-contract through to final payment. We’ll get your Trello boards rocking so you can work on building relationships and developing exciting collaborations
Diary Management + Calendar Optimisation
From booking travel and creating itineraries to scheduling client meetings and creating a daily agenda, we’ve got lots of experience doing diary management for CEOs, CFOs, trustees, and other senior staff in big, national and international organisations. We can bring that kind of epic organisation to you and your biz, and make your diary a dream
With experience across a range of CMS platforms such as Etsy, NOTHS, SquareSpace, WooCommerce, and Shopify, we can help you with adding new listings; updating your content; and adding SEO to your existing content. We can also make small website changes such as adding, removing, and updating pages and the information on them, optimising pages for search engines, editing sliders, and adding seasonal content.
Website + Online Shop Management
From product descriptions and listings to newsletters for your loyal mailing list fans, we can create all manner of content for your business. We’ll source popular and relevant keywords to help your Google ranking and your visibility on platforms such as Etsy and NOTHS. We’re also a dab hand at blog posts, and can create SEO-ready articles that will delight your readers and help you build your audience
With mad levels of experience using Facebook for business, we can help you optimise your account, increase your organic reach, and run ad campaigns that get results. We can also create and post content (including generating brand-ready images), reply to comments, and generally help you be brilliant across Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn alongside your Facebook page/s and groups.
Working within your existing brand, we can create branded graphics, PDFs, workbooks, and other small design projects. We can also help with editing photographs using Adobe Creative Cloud
Basic Design + Photo Editing
As an AAT-qualified accountant, Menekse has had lots of experience doing credit control and invoice payment. Outsource your awkward telephone calls and emails to us, and we’ll make sure you get paid. We can also help with creating and sending invoices and reminders and other ad hoc bookkeeping support.
Bookkeeping + Credit Control
Other skills include but are not limited to: transcription; data entry; minuting meetings; sourcing other freelancers as needed; researching new clients and opportunities; proofreading and copyediting; formatting and word processing; organising digital files, and creating digital archives.
Other Administrative Support
For all of the services mentioned above, we work on a retainer basis with set hourly rates depending on how much time you’d like. Once purchased, all hours must be used within 90 days.
One-off work: £40 an hour
4 hours: £140 (£35 an hour)
8 hours: £256 (£32 an hour)
16 hours: £432 (£27 an hour)
30 hours or more: £750 (£25 an hour)
Email Management Package
If you’re all good for your other tasks, but you find your emails a chore, you can choose our Email Management Package. We’ll check your emails three times a day from Monday - Friday, sorting, labelling, and archiving. The price includes an initial call to establish an ordering/sorting system if there is none in place. Price applies for one email address. Further email accounts charged at £145 per month.
£195 per month