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Below are links to articles written by Irene Boston,
covering different aspects of the virtual industry.  All the articles originally
appeared in Virtually Speaking, the newsletter of A Virtual Solution.


 

HOME AND AWAY 
Local Clients - Are They a Different Breed?
Discussing the different approach needed for local and virtual clients, together with various marketing ideas.
SECURITY MATTERS
How to stay secure without alienating clients, including some suggested precautions to safeguard both yourself and your home.
FROM WAGE SLAVE TO HOME ALONE
The difficulties involved in making the transition, both mental and physical, from being an employee to running your own business.
FROM MINION TO CHIEF
Ditching the humble attitude associated with being an employee, learning how to be 'the boss' and how that impacts on dealing with clients.
TIME IS MONEY
Striking a balance between the hours you work and the hours which actually generate income.
CHRISTMAS AS A MARKETING TOOL
How to use the festive season as a means of cementing relationships with existing clients and nurturing new ones.
HOMEWORKING EQUALS AUTOMATIC SUCCESS - OR DOES IT?
Forthright and hard hitting discussion concerning the difficulties of becoming a successful VA and the attitude of a minority.
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