Boost Your Revenue Stream as a Virtual Assistant With Affiliate Marketing

by Tawnya Sutherland As a Virtual Assistant, your main revenue stream will be selling your services online to your prospective target market. Selling your services is hard work! It requires a strategic marketing plan that you need to consistently implement to find and retain clients. Servicing clients makes up the bulk of our revenue and […]

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3 Great Reasons Why Social Media Is Right for Your Business

In a land far, far away, the internet was created. Soon after, folks from all over the world decided that they wanted others to know about themselves and what they do, so they created a thing called social media. Once one social media platform found itself to be successful, others followed. Social media’s overall mission: […]

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Using Social Media Effectively to Grow Your VA Business

Do you have a strategy to use social media to market your business? You’ll notice I didn’t ask if you are using social media. Many VAs spend a lot of time on social media, but without a strategy, you are probably wasting a lot of time and not really effectively marketing yourself. Social media is […]

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A Small Start Can Lead to a Big Finish

Most of us have taken any old job at some point in our lives, just to make ends meet. Think about your own ‘salad days’ … when you were working your way through university or when you were just starting out on your own – remember? In my early days, I held down a full […]

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Make your VA Partnership a Success!

You’ve partnered with a Virtual Assistant. Congratulations, so what do you do next? When you understand the benefits in outsourcing to a Virtual Assistant (VA), you also realise your time is valuable. This realisation makes your new partnership even more important. The more work you put into the initial partnership, the better it will be […]

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How to be a Fantastic Subcontractor

When we open our VA business the intention is usually to find our own clients and work with them, by ourselves, as a contractor. But sometimes the idea of becoming a subcontractor for someone else’s team comes along. Perhaps we find networking more difficult than we thought. Perhaps we are not fond of the sales […]

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Hiring and Working Successfully With A Team

When your business starts to show growth, you quickly realize that you need help along the way. Hiring the right team for your business requires you to have a solid understanding of what your business does, why you do it, and what it needs. As the owner of a multi-team business services company, I witness […]

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What Every Client Needs Support With

By Ali Rittenhouse As a Virtual Assistant, you work in an ever changing online world that tries to keep you on your toes and your knowledge sharp. But there’s one secret service that will never go away, no matter what path that technology decides to take next. It’s been around longer than the first Virtual […]

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One of the Best Ways to Choose A Virtual Assistant: Ask Them About Their Training

In the fast-paced 21st century, many people are choosing to leave the corporate “world” to start their own businesses. And as entrepreneurs, they have also made the decision to hire virtual assistants (VA’s) to help them manage and run their businesses. That’s right – manage and RUN their businesses. To keep up with the needs […]

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Do You Need Training as a Virtual Assistant?

When we start our businesses, usually we begin by providing services that we are familiar with, to clients that maybe we already know, or at least know about. For instance, we might have experience with non-profit admin tasks, so that’s what we start out providing and we seek out non-profit clients. But at what point […]

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