Meet the expert: Kell

Digital Marketing | Copywriting | Automation Expert

  • Kell is an extroverted, system loving, outcome orientated online business specialist who passionately and methodically serves online course creators and lifestyle entrepreneurs globally as a digital marketer ,content creator and automation specialist.
  • Having gained a decade serving coaches and online course creators, she has developed a comprehensive skill set encompassing various facets of online marketing, including social media marketing, email marketing, content creation, and systems automation.
  • With a proven track record in driving successful digital marketing campaigns and a deep passion for leveraging emerging technologies, her work has received industry accolades and awards in Business Leadership and Excellence for her innovative and intuitive approaches to supporting online businesses.
  • One of her key strengths is her ability to develop compelling content that engages audiences and drives brand awareness. She has successfully crafted and executed content marketing strategies, including blog posts, social media updates, and email campaigns, resulting in increased website traffic, higher conversion rates, and improved customer engagement.
  • Kell loves weaving storytelling with copy that sells beyond the realms of an AI bot. The truth is, business is human, it’s about collecting heart beats, serving those who are here to make and impact and leave the world in a better place than how we found it yesterday.

Meet the expert: Britt

Graphic Design | Marketing | Photography

  • Britt is an experienced photographer with a background in graphic design and marketing. 
  • Working for several years in a project coordinator role for a printing company she has great attention to detail and is adept at multitasking and problem-solving to ensure projects are completed on time and to the specifications of the brief. 
  • Holding a Business degree with majors in marketing and leadership & management, and an interest in social media marketing, Britt wants to help small business owners with the marketing tasks they don’t feel they have the time for.

Meet the expert: Bree

Administration | Editing | Course Programming

  • Bree is a dedicated and diligent professional known for her exceptional organizational skills, quick grasp of new concepts, and unwavering work ethic. 
  • With a flair for Canva creation and a talent for lesson planning and course programming from her background in education, Bree’s expertise shines through in every project she undertakes. 
  • Her commitment to excellence and innate ability to adapt make her a standout contributor in any team. 

Meet the expert: Patrick

Accounting | BAS | Tax Returns | Financial Statements

Patrick has partnered with GAVA for your accounting needs including BAS, tax returns and financial statements. 

Delivering proactive accountant committed to giving people the information they need to make better decisions to meet their financial objectives.

After years of providing strategic advice and tax services to medium and large businesses in mid-tier accounting firms, Patrick decided to change course and start working directly with individuals and small business owners who need and deserve the same bold advice and strategies. Committed to personal, proactive service – your relationship with your accountant is only ever successful when it’s based on trust and authenticity.

Meet the expert: Samantha

Social Media Strategy |  Digital Marketing | Virtual Assistance

Meet Samantha, your friendly digital marketing extraordinaire providing dedicated social media support and targeted small business organisation. Samantha plays a crucial role for many small to medium-sized businesses throughout Australia, drawing on her unique skill set and background to steer them towards digital breakthroughs.

With a flair for curating high-converting social media strategies and generating invigorating organic content, Samantha doesn’t just help businesses survive in the digital landscape, but to cut through and build ongoing connections with their target audiences. She’s passionate about empowering business owners, enabling them to grow their audiences, boost their profits, and amplify their online presence. 

Whether she’s revamping social media profiles, creating killer copy,  meticulously crafting content plans or providing expert advice on diverse social media content, Samantha’s work is comprehensive and transformational. She also brings extensive skills in the development of effective email marketing campaigns, optimising local SEO, and setting up and fine-tuning Google Business Profiles to maximise online visibility.

What sets Samantha apart is her balance of tech-savvy marketing skills with impeccable administrative insights. Her background in corporate banking, auditing, risk management and compliance enables her to streamline operations and drive efficiency. In Samantha, you’ll find a warm and expert presence who will not only organise your digital world, but also your entire business. Her grounded support will declutter your processes and align action plans seamlessly with business priorities.

Holding a BA Honours in Finance & Marketing from London Met Uni and with a host of professional development experiences across an array of digital marketing disciplines, Samantha is the trusted adviser every Australian business needs in this digital age. 

Meet the expert: Megan

EA | Administration | Events  | Project & Change Management

Megan is a highly efficient and organised Executive Assistant, who has over a decade of administration experience. She has spent 7 years supporting high level executives across numerous industries including Design, Built Environment, Education, Charity and Not for Profit. Along the way she has also gained experience in Marketing, Business Development and Office Management. ​

Megan is an excellent communicator who is passionate about building and maintaining relationships. With a strong work ethic and attention to detail, Megan is adept at managing hectic schedules, coordinating travel, client liaison, organising events, project management support and proofreading. She can also provide creative support in the form of marketing collateral, presentations and website maintenance. ​

A tech savvy individual who picks up new tools and systems quickly. Megan enjoys streamlining and improving processes, loves new challenges and is a great problem solver. She is highly effective in fast-paced work environments and handles all tasks in a discreet and professional manner.



Meet the expert: Ado

Website Design & Development | Desktop Publishing & Graphic Design

Ado has 29 years’ experience as an expert in website design.​

Having started her career in Desktop Publishing, Ado has a strong background in design and layout. When she took up website design, she learned the fundamentals of HTML & CSS providing a sound knowledge of how web pages work. ​

Highly skilled and knowledgeable in using WordPress for website development, Ado custom designs all client’s websites to suit their style and create something unique. ​

Ado is renowned for her fast, friendly and efficient manner. She works closely with her clients to ensure they satisfied with the results.



Five reasons why you should write a business book

Last year, Get Ahead founder Rebecca Newenham published her first book, Virtually Yours. It was an incredible learning experience, and having written it, Rebecca is seeing a variety of benefits that she hadn’t anticipated. Writing a business book has advantages for career development, marketing, networking and more. Here’s how Get Ahead benefited from publishing a business book:


Five tips for constructive feedback

At Get Ahead VA, we have a large team of virtual assistants to draw upon, so we can always find someone with the right skills and personality to work with your business. As such, we’re quietly confident you’ll develop a good working relationship with your VA and that the positive feedback you give will outweigh the negative!

VAs are professionals and are used to receiving comments, positive and negative, and acting upon them. For many reasons, it’s important to give feedback. When business owners withhold criticisms, it can result in issues going unresolved, ultimately causing the breakdown of the working relationship. And when business owners don’t show their appreciation, the VA might feel under-valued and less motivated. Fortunately, when you give useful feedback, it enables the VA to develop the work they are producing so they can support your business in the right way.


Clean up your virtual desktop

Just like a real desk, it’s easy for your virtual desktop to get cluttered. A folder here, an icon there and suddenly you’re wading through a sea of links, unable to find anything!

Luckily, today is national Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day, and we’re here with some tips to help you get your virtual workspace shipshape once again. And, as some extra inspiration, we have some photos of the (impressively tidy) desks of a few members of the Get Ahead VA team.

So what are you waiting for? Let’s get your desktop sorted!