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Sam Spence
Top 10% Virtual assistance

Owner & Virtual Assistant at Executive Virtual Associate

Member Since January 2013

Junortoun, VIC, 3551

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I'm the owner & founder of Executive Virtual Associate, a business supporting busy business owners & leaders gain back some of their valuable time.
Prior to starting my business, I had an extensive 22 year career with Westpac.
I am the first Australian VA to become EthicsCheck Certified as issued by IVAA, & Executive Virtual Associate, is the first Registered Australian Virtual Business (RAVB) as issued by AVBN (Australian Virtual Business Network).

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How Do You Take a Break When You ARE The Business?

We all know the signs. In fact, our close family & friends probably know them better than ourselves -- the signs you need to step away for a break. For a variety of reasons, business owners &...

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Business coaching

8 Tips Sir Richard Branson Told Me!

Okay, I’ll come clean, I wasn’t the only person in the room. An additional 2,500 or so people were also present, and listened as Sir Richard Branson shared the following tips on becoming a success...

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Virtual assistance

8 Common Myths about Partnering with a Virtual Assistant.

The benefits of sharing your workload with a Virtual Assistant (VA) are well known and clear. Recouping valuable time being the main benefit. But like any valuable strategy, myths and misconceptions a...

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Virtual assistance

8 reasons why you should convert your business profile to a FB page

There is no question about it, with social media marketing continuing to grow, your business needs to be represented on Facebook. But do you have the correct Facebook presence for your business? Peo...

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Ananda Raj Pandey
Ananda Raj Pandey, Developer at SavvySME

Asked this question - Outsourcing

Are there better alternatives to oDesk?

What are some good alternatives to oDesk if you're looking to outsource some work to freelancers?

Virtual assistance

20 ways to save the planet!

Climate change is a very real issue, and many businesses find it a challenge to manage day to day business operations while minimizing their impact on the environment. Do you think it’s too hard ...

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Starting a business

How I Started My Virtual Assistant Company From Networking

More than 9 months ago, I started on my own new career journey. While the nature and timing was not my own choosing, the path certainly was! While updating my personal profile on LinkedIn - I somewha...

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Customer acquisition and retention

3 easy ways to keep your clients coming back!

Without Clients every business would cease to exist. And we all recognise it’s much easier to retain your existing clients than it is to convert new clients. In fact it has been said that it cost ...

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Virtual assistance

News from the 4th Annual VA Conference

The Virtual Assistant Industry is alive and growing at a rapid rate. Bendigo’s own Virtual Assistant, Sam Spence of Executive Virtual Associate has just returned from a two day Australian VA Confe...

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Sam Spence answered a question

Gosia Slotala

Asked this question - Social media

Do you follow your competitors on social media?

Do you follow your competition on social media? On certain SM platforms you can 'spy' behind the...

Business growth

How Do You Take a Break When You ARE The Business?

We all know the signs. In fact, our close family & friends probably know them better than ourselves -- the signs you need to step away for a break. For a variety of reasons, business owners &...

Read more
Business coaching

8 Tips Sir Richard Branson Told Me!

Okay, I’ll come clean, I wasn’t the only person in the room. An additional 2,500 or so people were also present, and listened as Sir Richard Branson shared the following tips on becoming a success...

Read more
Virtual assistance

8 Common Myths about Partnering with a Virtual Assistant.

The benefits of sharing your workload with a Virtual Assistant (VA) are well known and clear. Recouping valuable time being the main benefit. But like any valuable strategy, myths and misconceptions a...

Read more
Virtual assistance

8 reasons why you should convert your business profile to a FB page

There is no question about it, with social media marketing continuing to grow, your business needs to be represented on Facebook. But do you have the correct Facebook presence for your business? Peo...

Read more
Virtual assistance

20 ways to save the planet!

Climate change is a very real issue, and many businesses find it a challenge to manage day to day business operations while minimizing their impact on the environment. Do you think it’s too hard ...

Read more
Starting a business

How I Started My Virtual Assistant Company From Networking

More than 9 months ago, I started on my own new career journey. While the nature and timing was not my own choosing, the path certainly was! While updating my personal profile on LinkedIn - I somewha...

Read more
Customer acquisition and retention

3 easy ways to keep your clients coming back!

Without Clients every business would cease to exist. And we all recognise it’s much easier to retain your existing clients than it is to convert new clients. In fact it has been said that it cost ...

Read more
Virtual assistance

News from the 4th Annual VA Conference

The Virtual Assistant Industry is alive and growing at a rapid rate. Bendigo’s own Virtual Assistant, Sam Spence of Executive Virtual Associate has just returned from a two day Australian VA Confe...

Read more
Customer acquisition and retention

What is good Customer Service?

Last year I established my own business. Like most small business owners, I spent (and continue to spend) a great deal of time reading and researching the best practises, tips and smart ideas to ensur...

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Virtual assistance

5 Differences Between a Temp and a Virtual Assistance

So you’ve decided to delegate some of your growing workload to someone else. Well done, you’ll soon see the benefits first hand of freeing up your time to focus on generating more revenue for your...

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Sam Spence answered a question

Ananda Raj Pandey
Ananda Raj Pandey, Developer at SavvySME

Asked this question - Outsourcing

Are there better alternatives to oDesk?

What are some good alternatives to oDesk if you're looking to outsource some work to freelancers?

Sam Spence answered a question

Gosia Slotala

Asked this question - Social media

Do you follow your competitors on social media?

Do you follow your competition on social media? On certain SM platforms you can 'spy' behind the...

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Nick Chernih
Nick Chernih, Founder at LinkBuildSEO

Asked this question - Online marketing

Are you getting value from your email list?

I've been reading up about email lists, and I've personally not gotten much click throughs in my...

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Ingrid Thompson

Asked this question - Business growth

What is the one thing about your business that others want to know?

I'm curious to know if SavvySMEs are aware that others might want to know about their Business....

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Nick Chernih
Nick Chernih, Founder at LinkBuildSEO

Asked this question - Virtual assistance

How Much Does An Australian Virtual Assistant (VA) Cost?

I used a lot of overseas Virtual Assistants for my blog commenting and social bookmark submission...

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