21 Common Grammar Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

This post first appeared on Business Insider on 25th March 2017.  Grammar rules can seem like a nuisance. Honestly, do you really need to check every single document for appropriate hyphenation? According to CUNY Journalism Press editor and writing coach Timothy Harper, the answer is a resounding “YES.” “The whole point…

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4 Tips for Freelancers to Beat Fatigue

Freelance fatigue is exactly what it sounds like: exhaustion from the need to wear so many hats at once. The pressure to find clients, produce for them, track finances and promote your work can wear you down. You can beat freelance fatigue with a few changes to your routine. Incorporating systems that…

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5 Secrets to Increase Your Typing Productivity and Speed

Type more accurately with speed

A transcriptionist or typist is often involved in repetitive work and meeting very tight deadlines.  A typist is either looking at the text to be copy-typed or a transcriptionist listening to recorded speech and typing the text spoken.  When undertaking the transcription or typing process, there are things that you…

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10 Reasons Why Social Media Is Good For Business

Thank you very much to Tom Duffy at Strategy Social Media for agreeing to let me post this, their latest article, in full on Virtuadmin.uk. You can create a buzz – Get the word out about your products and services in a way that promotes online conversation and increases engagement. Build…

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What is a smartphone virtual assistant and how to use one

What is a smartphone virtual assistant?  This is the question that immediately popped into my mind when I started reading the article ‘How Do People Use Virtual Assistants on Their Smartphones?’ As a virtual assistant, I immediately presumed the worst, digital technology is automating more of the services I offer…

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9 Ways to Use Your Audio Transcript

Do you invest in using audio transcription services?  Or do you think that it isn’t worth spending the money because after you have the transcript and used it for its intended purpose, do not know what else you can do with your transcript? Well here are 9 top ways to…

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100 Power Words to Improve Blog Writing

To improve blog writing skills, one of the things you need to know are powerful words that can evoke emotions that you want. Here are some of those words. Are you trying to take your blog to the next level by improving your writing skills? This is a great idea!…

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