Archive for Working with a VA

How Working with a Virtual Assistant Can Improve your Bottom Line

Do you work with a Virtual Assistant (VA)? Are you thinking about working with a VA, but aren’t quite sure how it would benefit you and your business? Well, here’s an important benefit: Did you know that working with a VA can actually improve your bottom line and help you and your business make more […]

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How to Form an Alliance and Find Success

When you own your business, you do everything. When you’re just starting out you often market your own business, do the bookkeeping, and in a lot of cases create the product that you’re selling. As your business grows, you might find that you need help. You may decide to hire a consultant like a Virtual […]

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Working Together with Your VA – Three Ways to Make the Most of Your Time

Time is money, right? Right! You’re a business owner and your time is valuable. Every day you work hard to make money and grow your business. But it seems like there’s never enough time in the course of the day to get it all done. All this work and worry is what keeps you up […]

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Working with a Virtual Assistant – How to Help Your VA and Your Business Thrive

The great writer Edith Wharton once said, “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” As a business owner, you have that choice to be the candle or the mirror when it comes to working with others. You can be the candle and hire a Virtual […]

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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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Business in the New Year – How Your Virtual Assistant Can Help you Plan and Strategize.

Welcome to the New Year! What a great time to plan for the future of your business, and make things even better than they were the year before. Think of this time of year like a blank piece of paper. You get to start from scratch or revise and improve upon what you’ve already done. […]

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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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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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What will I find if I Google you?

As Virtual Assistants, our online presence is a very important part of our business. People like to do business with others that they know, like and trust. And while sometimes this can come by way of referral, most times (especially when you are getting started), it will come from people checking you out online. So […]

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Communication breakdown? Try this.

Do you ever get frustrated by the back and forth of email with your clients? One of the things about being virtual is that we do a lot of our communicating by email. It’s quick, it’s convenient, it’s clear … except when it’s not … ! I have had back and forth conversations with clients […]

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