Author Archive for Theresa Scholes

Growing Your VA Biz With Subcontracting

You likely enjoy your work very much. You’ve had success in certain areas, but you want to grow more. And even though you know you’re providing for your clients, if something happened to you, they’d be hung out to dry. So, is it worth subcontracting? You need to examine your own skills, time, and resources […]

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3 Reasons Virtual Assistants Need Stellar Public Speaking Skills

Of the many reasons for learning to be a great public speaker, here are three that will encourage Virtual Assistants to improve or add to their skill set. Digital Magnetism (Attracting the right people) In the digital world, we must work harder to stand out in a crowd… a big, huge, global crowd! Like magnets, […]

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How to find Time and Balance with a Time Audit

The biggest struggle we all face is a lack of time. We know what it is we want to be doing; maybe we wish for time to exercise or time to read. We may crave more time with loved ones or the time to really focus on a new project. What we don’t know is […]

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Digital Designing for the Virtual Assistant

Digital Designing for the Virtual Assistant comes in many different ways depending on the skillset. Some Virtual Assistants use the whole Adobe Software offering to do full graphic designs including professional quality desktop publishing. Many Virtual Assistants use on-line products to produce social media posts or other graphics that everyone else can produce while photo […]

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My IVAA Story: How Taking a Risk and Giving Back Gave Back to Me

I was encouraged to write about how I came to know my IVAA family by several of my VA peers for a while now. I started writing this last year after being awarded IVAA Member of the Year for 2015 but I didn’t submit it. I recently came back from another successful Summit and it […]

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7 Reasons to Hire an Image Coach

Imaging coaching is not only for the rich and famous. I work with many professional women, just like you! Each client is unique in both their style and needs when working with me. Let’s dig right in and I can elaborate on the benefits of working with an expert! 1. Closet Full of Clothes and […]

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Getting Started as a PVAA

Interested in working with authors? Want to learn more about the publishing industry? Authors often need help writing, publishing, and marketing their books. There are plenty of Opportunities: More and more people become authors each year so there is a huge demand for author assistant services. Certification Courses: You can take courses to learn about […]

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Why Your Marketing Isn’t Working

We are always looking for a better, faster, more efficient way to do marketing and generate sales. The pressure seems to be never ending. And with every new marketing idea comes additional tactical work to complete. For small businesses this becomes so overwhelming. I watch them flounder and stress out over it all. Limited resources, […]

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5 Ways to Use Your Mindset to Attract New Clients

Marketing and referrals are a huge part of attracting new clients, but these methods only work if you have your mindset it the right place. If you are feeling frazzled, or stressed out about not having enough clients that is what you will continue attracting into your reality. The good news is with a little […]

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New Virtual Assistants (and Seasoned VA’s, too) – Don’t Sell Yourself Short!

A couple of weeks ago a headline in a Google Alert caught my attention. It was from a major American corporation touting the advantages of using Virtual Assistants. I got very excited as I began to read the article which assured its readers that money and time could be saved by using a VA. But, […]

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