I’m Beth, your Virtual Assistant based in Monmouthshire, Wales.
For the past 9 years I have worked in the blogging industry, providing online exposure for some of the UK’s biggest brands.
I left school in 2002 with 11 GCSE’s. At 16, I had no idea what I really wanted to do with my life. For the next 3 years I worked in a variety of industries including retail, manufacturing, communication and virtual consumer support (and spent a short time in business support).
Very different industries but with one thing in common, they gave me valuable experience.
When my first child was born in 2005, I left my last employed role and concentrated on becoming a full time Mum.
I started blogging in 2009 while pregnant with my second child. The blogosphere was a very different place then. Opportunities were few and far between, social media wasn’t as saturated, and you didn’t really struggle to find a truly unique name for your website. Oh, and Google Page Rank was still a thing!
Although SEO may as well have been on Mars.
Over the years i have managed a number of blogs, some more successful than others, while growing my family. I now have 5 children, the oldest being 12 and the youngest 1. My current blog is Beth in a Box and has flourished over the last 12 months, although I am having to take a step back to focus on Lollipops & Rainbows.
I started Lollipops & Rainbows with little planning. I woke up one morning and by the end of the day I had designed the whole website. It’s changed a little since that day but is still fundamentally me and retains my core values.
My business was built on a foundation of passion. I love to organise, plan, write, create. I am passionate about planning my own life and helping others to do the same. I pride myself on a reliable and thorough service. Providing the assistance you need without the requirement of an additional desk in your office.