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5 Ways a VA Can Help You Fill Up Your Sales Funnel

What small business wouldn’t like to have a full sales funnel? No one, right? Having a full sales funnel not only guarantees you consistent finances, but it also shows the world that your services and/or products are in-demand. Here are 5 ways you can fill up your small business’ sales funnel and how a VA […]

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3 Things for Virtual Assistants to Consider Before Taking New Training

When starting their business, many Virtual Assistants think that taking training for an in-demand service is the first thing they need to do before they can get clients.  But you should always start with what you know first. Selling yourself to clients is a challenge to a lot of new VAs, and trying to sell […]

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How Conferences and Courses Can Help You Grow Your Business

When you are working hard to grow your business (and who isn’t interested in doing that), two priorities that can help that growth are taking personal and business development courses, and attending conferences and networking events. Whether you are a small business owner or a virtual assistant, attending conferences, networking, and constantly upping your knowledge […]

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5 Mistakes VAs Make When Adding Subcontractors to Their Business

As your VA business starts to grow, things get busy. It can be tempting to add team members to your business in an effort to grow faster or to manage your growth rate. But there is a right time and place, and a right way to add subcontractors to your business. Many Virtual Assistants don’t […]

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People and Teams – Do You Need to Hire One or More VAs for Your Business?

There are times in a small business owner’s life when they don’t have the time to handle the day-to-day duties that come with running their own business. It is at those times you may need one or more virtual assistants to lend a hand. As your small business grows, you may need to add people […]

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Acuity Scheduling – Are You Using It To Your Advantage?

“Go ahead and use my scheduling link, located below my signature, and grab a time for us to chat.” How many times have you read that when working to schedule a call with someone? How many times did you wish you could write that same line and make your scheduling life easier? So many times […]

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3 Simple Things You Can Do to Organize Your VA Business

Managing the work requirements of multiple clients can be challenging as a Virtual Assistant. Add in trying to manage your own business admin and things can get very busy. Getting and staying organized is key to making sure that you are getting everything done that you need to get done and working efficiently. If you […]

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Three Documents You Need When Working with a VA

A few years ago, I witnessed a near-disaster that could have been prevented with just a little bit of organization and a plain 3-ring binder. The controller at one of my client’s companies passed away suddenly.  No one could find the passwords for QuickBooks and other apps she used.  There were regular reports she produced […]

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7 Technology Tips to Help Your VA Business Run More Smoothly

When we enter the Virtual Assistant online world from a corporate job, the scariest thing can sometimes be the technology we need to use to work with our clients. There are a lot of options, but it is important to find something that works for you. You can get into a lot of moving parts […]

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Technology You Need to Run Your Business… and How a VA Can Help

For the past decade or so, the IOT (internet of things) has seen emerging technology that not only makes your life easier, but can also help take your small business to the next level. Savvy small-business owners should always keep an eye on the future, which means you should be thinking about what technology you […]

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