Author: Liz Donovan

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How to Increase Productivity when Working from Home

It’s not a secret that a lot of virtual assistants, freelance writers, and translators work from home. While most writers and translators charge either per word or per project, VAs charge for their time. When you charge a per hour rate, clients are concerned that you’re not wasting time and thus wasting their money. They…
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June 5, 2019 2
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How Long Should Your Content Be?

Whether you’re a brand, a blogger, or a small business, your website needs quality content. And no, you can’t get away with publishing a brief description of your service or posting 150-word blog posts. Both your audience and the search engines need more than that. Let’s look at some stats and analyze the trend. What…
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April 16, 2019 0
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Why Machine Translation Is No Good for Fiction (and Other Texts)

Have you just finished a killer novel and you want it to be read globally? Getting your work of fiction translated can be a lot more difficult than you think and machine translation is to blame. If you search for translation services on freelance marketplace sites like Upwork and Fiverr, you’ll get tons of offers…
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April 12, 2019 0
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What Does a Virtual Assistant Do?

If you participate in business-related Facebook groups, then you must have heard about VAs (virtual assistants). Business owners are constantly hiring VAs and virtual assistants offering their services to small businesses. But what does a virtual assistant actually do? More importantly, how can hiring a VA help you in your business development efforts? Let’s find…
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April 1, 2019 0