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Easy Chair Yoga Poses — For Those Who Sit Long Hours

Many Virtual Assistants and Small Business Owners spend countless hours each day, seated in front of a computer. Studies have proven that sitting for 9 hours a day, can be more harmful to our health than being a smoker! This article will give you a number of chair yoga poses that can be done easily, […]

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Know Your Numbers, Make Networking Work for You

Part of running a successful business is knowing your numbers. To forecast where your money will come from, and how you will bring revenue into your business, you need to know some basic numbers. This means you need to know what you are earning and spending, as well as how many people you are connecting […]

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Setting Healthy Boundaries: No Limits in Sight

The clock chimed 10:00pm. Leah wearily raised her head to confirm it was really this late. She contemplated whether she’d get the presentation completed. Leah resented she was working another late night—she wasn’t sure how to break this bad habit cycle or how she had tumbled down this dark rabbit hole. The long hours were […]

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Is THIS Why You’re Struggling and Not Getting More ‘Ideal’ Clients for Your Virtual Assistant Business?

Are you hitting the income and lifestyle goals you set for yourself? Are you getting the number of profitable leads and clients you set out to get? Or… Are you still struggling, overwhelmed, and confused about how to reach the next level when it comes to getting more leads and clients? You could be helping […]

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What Does Your Website Need to Include?

Your website is something that will always be a work in progress for your Virtual Assistant business. For many VAs starting out, it can be a big stopping point though – something that stops you from getting started, or from growing. ‘I have to finish my website first.’ If I had a dollar for every […]

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Websites are on the Agenda for the IVAA Live Summit

Websites are a key element of a VA Business. At the Live Summit in San Antonio, this coming May, we have one speaker talking on this very topic, and that would be Kathy Colaiacovo.  IVAA’s current Events Director but she has also helped more than 100 clients build websites in her 10 years in business […]

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How a Virtual Assistant Can Help Design, Develop and Maintain Your Website

As a business owner, you know that one of the most important steps to starting your business is to design and develop a phenomenal website. A website that will draw in your ideal client and keep your marketing funnels flowing. Constant Contact wrote an interesting article on why every business must have a website. That […]

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Quickest (or Fastest) Way to Lose a Client (and how to retain them)

by Ali Rittenhouse When a client hires a Virtual Assistant – they are looking for a partner for their business. Someone that not only can help implement and support them but someone who looks out for their business, makes recommendations, and manages their business! They are hiring their VA to ensure it all gets done. […]

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Are you Ready to Ignite Your Spirit and Transform Your Business?

Did you know one of the best ways to network & grow your business is at a conference? I personally can tie over $200,000 in revenue to one conference where I made a few key contacts. Those contacts I made at that event led to referrals and more referrals over time. When I went back […]

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5 Simple Strategies to Use at Networking Events – And How a Virtual Assistant Can Help You

If you are a small business owner or a Virtual Assistant, you’ve no doubt heard that participating in Networking events is key to building your business. And, if you are like most people, the thought of attending a networking event causes your heart to race and your palms to sweat! Here are 5 simple strategies, […]

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