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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 Top Reasons to Add a Transcript to Your Video

Top marketing professionals have voiced their opinions of YouTube Marketing for this coming year, 2017.  In an article written by Lisa. D. Jenkins, in Social Media Today, where the Pros have made their predictions in what they think will happen to video marketing.  Although they are talking about YouTube, the…

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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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What does a copy typist do and what is copy typing?

touch typist looks at text to be copied

The history of printing and the ability to imprint and the use of seals goes back to the early times of Mesopotamian civilisation before 3000 BCE. After the initial printing process got developed over the ages came handwriting experts and then advancing to manually operated machines to produce printed characters…

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