How A Country Girl From Arkansas Ended Up In Myrtle Beach with IVAA

I attended my first IVAA Live Summit in 2012 in Memphis, Tennessee. I was brand new to the VA industry, and I walked in not knowing a soul. For a shy, small town girl, that was a very big step outside my comfort zone. But I went. I learned, I trained, and I networked. And […]

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Gina Trimarco, her Barbie Doll and Me

What happens when a Virtual Assistant meets Gina Trimarco and her Barbie doll at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina? First of all, let me share how I met Gina and her Barbie… Gina Trimarco was the Keynote Speaker for the International Virtual Assistant’s Association 2015 Annual Summit at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA. The title of […]

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Google’s New Algorithm Gives Search Preference to Mobile-Friendly Sites – Are You Ready?

On April 21, 2015 Google changed their mobile search algorithm to give preference to mobile-friendly websites. This shouldn’t come as a surprise to most Virtual Assistants. We’re accustomed to Google, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter changing the rules of the road. We’ve learned to expect change and pivot. Get ready. It’s time to pivot again. What […]

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Backup Options for WordPress

No matter what software or platform you use to create and manage your business website, it’s a smart business decision to protect the investment you’ve made in your website – your costs to create and maintain it, and your time to create content for it. But yet so many do ignore this and take risks […]

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Should you really accept that LinkedIn connection request?

LinkedIn is one of the fastest growing social media channels. Tailored towards professionals connecting, sharing and networking online, it should be a key element of establishing and maintaining your personal brand. But does that mean you should be connecting with everyone who sends you a request? When you accept a connection online, you are confirming […]

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JUMP into Spring with IVAA and Read this Amazing Story!

Calling all Virtual Assistants! March 20th is the first day of Spring, and with the excess of snow the East Coast of the US and Canada have seen this Winter, and rain the West Coast has seen, we thought we would share a Jump into Spring Special Live offer with you! Everyone needs a little […]

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Ask questions to make more money

By Timothy Reed (Online Summit Speaker) You can make more money by asking questions.  Of course you have to know the right questions to ask and how to ask them. Why ask questions? Gives you the bigger picture- Asking questions will give you a broader scope of what the job, or project is about. You may […]

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5 Reasons Milspouses Should Start a Home-based Online Business

By Michelle Campbell (Online Summit Speaker) Are you a military spouse? If you are one of the thousands of military spouses who continue to struggle to build the career your desire, starting your own business could be the answer you’ve been looking for. Here are 5 reasons why you should start your own home-based, online […]

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How A Good Project Management Tool Can Make Your Work Life Easier!

Hi Everyone. My name is Adrian and I work with Teamwork.com. I’m going to give you a very brief insight into what I’ll be covering for my presentation during the IVAA Online Summit. Throughout my time in a support function with Teamwork.com I’ve come to notice a lot of the problem areas for businesses today. […]

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Why Choose MailChimp for your Email Marketing

By Amy Hall (Online Summit Speaker) If you take a close look at the most successful website or business owners, what do they have in common? The majority of successful internet marketers rank well in search engines, they also utilize email marketing and have created their own mailing list. With the wide range of email […]

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