Saying Thanks to Your Virtual Assistant is an Important Part of Building a Great Connection

The following article was originally published on my blog at yvonneweld.com, but because the message is so important I would like to share it with you, the readers of IVAA. Your Virtual Assistant is an integral part of your business and if you are like me you couldn’t imagine your business without them. Many will […]

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5 Tips to Build Long-Term Relationships with Clients

One of the most challenging parts of running a business is the networking piece. If you aren’t doing it right, it could be taking a lot more time than you think it should. And you might not even get results from it. But it is a key part of your business building, because people need […]

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Summertime Slump? Not Here!

Ahhh … summer. A time to relax and sit by the pool, head to the cottage … right? But what about your business? What about making money? How do you manage extended holiday time in your business? Do your clients slow down (or stop completely?) Do you take time off? What changes about your regular […]

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No One Does Business in the Summer … Not True!

People often make the mistake of thinking summer is a bad time to do business and grow your business, but I believe this statement is completely false. See while everyone else is taking a break this is a great time to be the “only one” out there getting that business. Let’s think about this. If […]

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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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Finding a Virtual Assistant is not an Exercise in Speed Networking!

Many entrepreneurs treat finding a Virtual Assistant like an exercise in speed networking. They take very little time before making a decision that can mean the difference between success and failure in the growth of their business. Hire Slow, Fire Fast The best practice in building a team for your business is to follow the […]

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3 Tips to Get Clients Faster Through Networking

One of the most asked questions on any VA forum is how to get clients. Fast. When we start our businesses, we are often convinced that the clients will come easily. And sometimes they do. But for the most part, getting clients takes work. And it takes strategy. You’ve heard the expression, ‘It’s who you […]

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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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Tracking numbers and other accounting tips

Who loves bookkeeping?! (crickets) Just kidding, there are some people who love it, but the majority of VAs or anyone who starts their own small business aren’t bookkeepers. Nor do they want to be. But when you run your own business you have to do it. Or at least you have to understand how to […]

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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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