Archive for working with a virtual assistant

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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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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How Giving Back Comes Back to You

‘Tis the season! The season where we think about how thankful we are for our families, friends, and successes. This is the time of year our gratitude inspires us to give back or volunteer. This is the time we contribute to the annual food and toy drives. Individuals and businesses alike, contribute time, goods and […]

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The 4 Critical Factors to Discuss in a Successful Production Call

For those of us who began our careers in a corporate setting, many will recall having team meetings. The really successful companies were those that figured out how to do these meetings effectively enough, that it would encourage the team to improve the business and ultimately the bottom line. One of the biggest factors I found […]

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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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To track time or not?

Virtual Assistants need to have an effective and accurate time tracking system in place. It’s easy, but it can get out of control if you let it. ‘Losing time’ can not only set your schedule behind, lead to disorganization and late night catch-up, but it can also impact your revenue if you forget to bill […]

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Do Not Wait to Hire an Administrative Consultant Virtual Assistant for your Coaching Business

“Get out of your own way.” “It’s more profitable to spend your time elsewhere.” “Just because you can do something, doesn’t mean you should.” “You should be working ON your business, not IN your business.” Have you heard any of these before? If you’re a business coach or life coach with a growing business, the […]

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A Virtual Assistant Provides Administrative and Operational Solutions

Benefits of Working With a Virtual Assistant A virtual assistant uses web-based tools and resources to provide administrative and operational support to her clients. Since she works as an independent contractor, her clients do not pay employee-related costs such as taxes, insurance, and benefits. She provides her own equipment to get the job done. The […]

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