Kristy Smith

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About Kristy Smith

Kristy Smith is the energetic Founder, Director & Driver of Virtual Elves, a business that helps you feel in control, well educated and understanding of how to work with a Virtual Assistant, among other things! She loves the water, is a mean cook and loves being social! Connect with Kristy on Facebook

General Mistakes in Hiring a Virtual Assistant

Hiring a Virtual Assistant is similar to hiring a normal employee. The only variation is one works in the virtual world and the other works in a physical office.The decision to hire a virtual assistant for the first time is a big one, and on...

12 Things to ask yourself before hiring a VA

Let’s get into this. Today I want to talk to you about the “12 Things that you need to ask yourself before hiring a virtual assistant” because it’s very easy to go off and say to yourself, “I just need help,” and go off and get a...

3 Things Small Businesses should be doing in 2017

So the Christmas decorations have been packed away and we’ve all recovered from our New Year celebrations. Now the time has come to dust off our keyboards and meet 2017 head on! There are a number of areas in modern small businesses that, ...

How to Prepare your Business for the Holiday Season Shut Down

We’ve been reflecting on the past year at Virtual Elves and part of that was looking back on our most popular and ‘clicked through’ articles for 2016. We were not so surprised to find that you all found our articles on productivity to ...

The Risks of Using Copyright Protected Images for your Business & How to Avoid Them

Understand the Risks of using Copyrighted Images in your Business Visual media is a useful way to quickly grab your audience’s attention. A recent study has illustrated that image posts receive 120-180% more engagement than text based post...


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