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This Hangout On Air is hosted by Enterprise Rockers. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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My Google Hangout for #MicroBizMatterDay will be at 1pm GMT tomorrow - hope to see you there! http://t.co/JwF49GxL4c with +Enterprise Rockers 
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Thanks +Ian Pegg - it will be on YouTube afterwards! :)
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#MicroBizMattersDay  stick it in your diaries, 9th January 2015! :)
 
Fantastic initiative +Tony Robinson OBE   Are we actively promoting this elsewhere?
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I am now the proud owner of the domain - www.joharrison.rocks :)
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Haha, thanks James! :p
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After a few weeks of work, the content on my website has now been updated, some slight design changes made, my info pack has been updated... and I have brand new images on my homepage. 

Please let me know what you think? 

http://www.writersblockadminservices.co.uk/
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Thanks Charlotte :) 
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New Post: My Top 5 Tips for Managing a Virtual Team
Before I started writing this post I did a quick Google search for a definition of the word ‘virtual’. This is what I found: “Almost or nearly as described, but not completely or according to stric...
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Watching the fab Google Hangouts for #MicroBizMattersDay  over at +Enterprise Rockers - you really should pop over! I am on at 1pm GMT in the #OnlineServicesHour  :)
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Tina Boden & Tony Robinson OBE announce the 1st global #MicroBizMattersDay (9th January) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ws8iiLO2tgk Please watch & share :o)
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New Post: Which Social Network Is Right for You and Your Business? 
December’s here and that means you should be focussing on one thing: your social media strategy for 2015, of course! Okay, so there’s the small matter of Christmas to get out of the way first, but ...
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A great new guest post by +James Devonshire - The Rise and Fall (I Hope) of Desperate SEO :)
Jo and I talk a lot. Well I say talk, but quite often it consists of me moaning and Jo listening. In fact, Jo should probably charge me for her 'listening time' but I'm very thankful she doesn't. N...
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Thanks for the opportunity Jo. It's always great to be able to write about a topic that you feel strongly about :-)
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It's gone so quickly! :)
 
It was exactly 3 years ago to the day that I moved to France from the UK... this picture which my lovely friend painted for me depicts exactly how I feel about France, I love it!!!

If you missed my blog last week, here is the link again, an update about living in France: http://ow.ly/Dao5t
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Living in France: An Update :)
3 years ago this coming week, I left my life in the UK and moved to rural France. It's been an uphill struggle most of the time, and now I think I have been here long enough to be able to appreciat...
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Virtual Assistant specialising in Social Media, WordPress and Author Services
Introduction

My early career was spent working my way up through various companies in my local area before a stint at the local council. It was at a non-profit organisation called DSDM, however, that I really found my feet and was given the space to be able to create my own ways of working.

It was also while working at DSDM that I had my first taste of the internet and started utilising email for my day-to-day work – something that would ultimately shape my future and become a defining factor in my later career choices

Having been bitten by the internet bug I was hooked and wanted to learn more. I’d always been a self-starter and building my IT skills was no exception. In fact, in the last four years I’ve updated my knowledge and learning and now boast an Advanced ECDL amongst my other qualifications.

The next eight years of my life were spent working in higher education establishments, focussing on budgets for franchise and earning decent money in the process. However, my true dreams would be realised when I chose to take voluntary redundancy and was in a position to start my own business.

The day after my redundancy, Writer’s Block Admin Services was born and I’ve never looked back.

Today, I still utilise many of the skills I’ve learnt over the past 18 years and apply them frequently in my dealings with clients.

My biggest leap of faith was moving to rural France back in 2011. I’d experienced my fair share of stress in the UK and wanted a better work/life balance. Also, the high cost of living at home made my decision even easier.

Being a virtual assistant, I could work anywhere in the world – providing I had a reliable internet connection and the decision to emigrate is one that I’ve never regretted. After all, I’m devoid of all stress (almost) and happier than I’ve been in many years.

The perfect work/life balance that I have achieved here in France means that I can provide a truly exceptional service to my clients. I am more productive and more attentive than ever, which means that every single one of my clients benefits from a flawless service.

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Virtual Assistance, eBook Formatting, WordPress, Social Media
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  • Writer's Block Admin Services
    Owner / Virtual Assistant, 2011 - present
    Looking for flexible support and admin services that complement all the hard work you do for your business? If so, you’ve definitely come to the right place! Don’t continue trying to do everything yourself when I can lighten your load. What’s more, my highly-affordable retainer packages are designed with you in mind; allowing you to forget the mundane and focus on the stuff that really matters. We’ve all got daily tasks that we loathe doing – that’s life! But with my virtual assistance you can outsource all the jobs that consume your precious time and yield little tangible reward. Think of me as a personal assistant, office manager, virtual project manager and administrator all rolled into one but with an additional range of digital skills that will help take your business to the next level. Download my information pack for more in-depth details but in a nutshell I can help you with: Project management Business support Lifestyle management PA services (general admin) Let’s not just focus on the services I offer though. Instead, let’s look at how you’ll benefit from them: I’ll save you time, so you can concentrate on growing your business You’ll incur no legal costs Nor will you have to spend time and money on recruitment or training There’s no long-term commitment You only pay for the services you use All services provided by a highly experienced and professional VA – me!
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Freedom from Bosses Forever
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Freedom from Bosses Forever is classic comedy, biting satire and a really practical, useful guide to being your own boss. This is an updated

My Life as a Writer
www.ebook-formatting.co.uk

Mark Woods is an aspiring author and a full-time Chef just starting on his writing career. He has several short stories published or forthco

5 Google+ Engagement Strategies | Social Media Examiner
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Google Plus: How to engage, make your page findable and build long-lasting relationships with your core audiences.

http://jobarnesonline.com/does-google-really-help-your-seo-efforts/
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Hey guess what, I'm loving Google+ at the moment and like love I'm a bit blind to some of it's downfalls, which is why I was so upset to lea

Writer's Block Admin Services
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Professional Virtual Assistant ~ eBook Formatting ~ Social Media ~ WordPress Web Design

Pan Mac signs Novelicious founder | The Bookseller
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Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk. The latest press reports about the publishing sector an

101 Tweet-Tastic Tools for 2013101 Tweet-Tastic Tools for 2013
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As much as I love Twitter, I have to admit I haven’t seen that familiar blue Twitter home page in quite a while. Why? because although Twitt

The Sunshine Award
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I was delighted and excited to receive a Sunshine award from a blogger called Rachel who writes fab40foibles .She writes a very lovely hones