Archive for Virtual Assistant Conferences

The Truth About What High Paying Clients Want

Have you ever worked with a client who simply isn’t making enough money to pay you? Maybe you’ve even had to chase them down, deal with declined credit cards, and even worse, deal with the guilt because you know your pay is adding to their debt? It’s a weight many virtual support professionals can relate […]

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The Power of a Niche to Catapult Your Income

Many Virtual Assistants start their businesses offering a variety of services and describe themselves as a generalist. I know I did. I had a wide variety of administrative skills and was anxious to replace the income I gave up when I quit my full-time job to start my business. So I was happy to “raise […]

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Grow Your Network, Grow Your Business

In a time where so much emphasis is on social media, the personal, face-to-face connections seem to get lost in the shuffle. In order to gain business, our prospects must like us, trust us, and they need to feel we provide a valuable service or product. Bottom line, it is human nature to want to […]

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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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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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Customers Need to Know your Value

The Importance of Educating Your Customers on Value By Linda Hunt (IVAA Online Summit Speaker) I was recently invited to tour a Slate Quarry in upstate Vermont. Twice a year this company invites their customers to visit and gain a better understanding and appreciation for their product. Over the 2-day tour I thought I was […]

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Your Follow up System will Convert Connections to Clients

How To Turn Your Connections Into Raving Fans and Clients Without Being Pushy Guest Blog post by Ely Delaney (an IVAA Online Summit Speaker) I love to network with people. I’ve been known to sign up for multi-day events just so I can meet one person I know will be attending. The people you meet […]

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Making the Impossible Possible

It’s Possible!  The first step to making the impossible possible is believing that you CAN! Guest post by Kristi Dear (an IVAA Online Summit Speaker) When my hubby, great friends, and I were driving back into town after running the San Antonio 1/2 Marathon, we started talking about race times and fast runners. One of […]

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Creating a Home Office that Works for You!

Transform Your Office Habits to Increase Productivity AND Income Guest post by Caroline Bailey (an IVAA Online Summit Speaker) If I came to visit you right now, this very instant, in your office, would I see you reflected in it? Is your office a mirror reflection of who you are, what you do, what you […]

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