Meet the VA: Alastair Dodwell

Here at Get Ahead VA, our people are everything. Our ever-growing team includes a wide range of highly skilled professionals with different backgrounds, expertise and personalities to ensure we can find exactly the right virtual assistant to match our customers’ requirements.

Here’s 60 seconds with one of our VAs, Alastair, who is a highly experienced digital guru.

Area of expertise: 

I am a Sales and Marketing strategist with strong technical background and an entrepreneurial outlook. I have extensive international sales, marketing and communications experience with focus on software and advanced technology applications including: Software, communications and web development.

E-commerce expert. Strong SEO skill set. E-Mail marketing creation and delivery. Google AdWords Certified. Google Analytics Certified.

When & why did you join Get Ahead VA: 

I have been a GA member for many years.

What did you do before you joined Get Ahead VA:

10+ years building and managing digital content for websites and intranets. Focus on WordPress, Joomla, SharePoint and Shopify.

15 + years living and working in the Software industry in Silicon Valley.

Career highlight to date: 

Definitely taking the plunge 16 years ago and setting up my own design and development business has to be one of the best decisions I have made in my career so far. That in living in Silicon Valley in the land of fruit and nut

Plans for the future:  

Develop a eco ranch in the hills of Reserva Tres Rios on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica.


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