US flag Phone (1-888) 504-4449 plan and price

Easy Social Media Tools For Productivity

In 2017, the importance of social media for business is a given. Even the most simple Facebook page can function as a marketing tool or information resource for customers. Yet for some business owners, social media is the last component of their business model. That's not really surprising. With all the exhaustive and time consuming responsibilities small business [...]

By |June 22nd, 2017|Business, social media, Virtual Workplace|0 Comments

Automation Tips for Virtual Workers

When you're a virtual assistant, it's easy to get overwhelmed with all the daily tasks that go into supporting various clients. As your client base expands, so does that daily to-do list. Automation tools are a great way to set up systems that will complete those tasks for you. Automation will streamline work processes and [...]

By |June 20th, 2017|Business, Technology, Virtual Workplace|3 Comments

Five Ways A Virtual Guru Can Help Your Business Thrive!

 So you've decided to work for yourself? You've learned that you are capable of making your own path,and  if you want something, only you can make it happen, right? Entrepreneurs have the energy, ingenuity, innovation and vision to make their own dreams come true. But therein lies the problem  - you are doing everything by yourself. [...]

By |June 13th, 2017|Blog, Virtual Workplace|0 Comments

Five Reasons Why You Need A Virtual Guru

Are you a business owner? Tell me if this sounds familiar. You want to focus on strategy but end up spending more time answering emails. Your last Facebook update was 6 months ago. You’d love to have an assistant or at least somebody that could do all of those little things… And then your mind [...]

By |June 8th, 2017|Blog, Virtual Workplace|0 Comments

A Day in the Life of a Virtual Assistant

  I love being a Virtual Assistant. When I tell people what I do for a living, the response is usually the same. First they say “oh that’s cool,” followed inevitably by “…but what exactly do you do?” I am always tempted to respond with, “what don’t I do?” Today, for example, I organized a [...]

By |May 11th, 2017|Blog, Virtual Workplace|1 Comment

To Do: Try A New To Do List

Many of us rely on productivity rituals and tools to help us become more organized and effective with our time. There are the most common methods: to do lists, calendar scheduling and time tracking. All of these have benefits and drawbacks. To do lists can become impossibly long, calendar scheduling can become overwhelming (planning my [...]

By |April 6th, 2017|Blog, Virtual Workplace|0 Comments

How To Write Better Emails And Get Better Results

Guess what peeps? The latest statistics on email claim we spend A LOT of time wading through the inbox. Despite all the productivity blogs and books on how to streamline emails, we’re still spending significant amounts of time reading and replying. So, given that the inbox crawl is not going away anytime soon, let’s focus on [...]

By |April 4th, 2017|Blog, Business, Virtual Workplace|0 Comments

Virtual Assistant Spotlight – Chantal Bertrand

At Canadian Virtual Gurus, our greatest resource is our team of highly skilled virtual assistants! This month we shine the spotlight on virtual assistant Chantal Bertrand. Chantal originally hails from Ottawa, Ontario and has extensive (over 20 years!) IT experience. She studied network administration in British Columbia where she quickly became a DOS and mainframe [...]

By |March 30th, 2017|Virtual Workplace|0 Comments

The Best Music For Work? Try These Playlists!

For virtual assistants working from home, the unique challenges often pale in comparison to the benefits. Nothing like having your own personal bathroom, for example, and never having to walk in heels again! Another perk of working from home is total control of the radio. No more cloying easy listening stations or headphones; you are [...]

By |March 16th, 2017|Blog, Virtual Workplace, Wellness|5 Comments

Are You For Real? How To Tell If A Virtual Business Is Legitimate

So you want to be a virtual assistant? You’ve decided you have the skill set, the tools and the home office set up and ready to go. Now all you need is to find clients and the right business to get you in touch with those clients. You type “virtual assistant” in Google and pages [...]

By |March 2nd, 2017|Business, Virtual Workplace|0 Comments

Virtual Assistant Spotlight – Sherri Moore

At Canadian Virtual Gurus, our greatest asset has always been the talented people who work for us! This month we shine the spotlight on virtual assistant Sherri Moore. Sherri hails from Surrey, BC, Canada and graduated from the British Columbia Institute of Technology with a degree in Media Communications specializing in television. Sherri has been working in and [...]

By |February 16th, 2017|Blog, Virtual Workplace, Wellness|2 Comments

Develop Great Phone Skills – 5 Tips for Putting Your Best Voice Forward

The way the world communicates is constantly changing. The telephone, once a staple of business communication, is now taking a back seat to email, instant messaging, video chats, and texting. As a virtual assistant, you may find that you communicate with clients almost solely by email. However, there are times when a client may want [...]

By |February 14th, 2017|Blog, Virtual Workplace|4 Comments
[contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"]