Are You Ready to Be “Hired” By a VA?

When I decided to hire a Virtual Assistant to help me manage my business, I was ready with a list of questions regarding their experience working for business owners, software knowledge, skillset, and other things you would “normally” ask. However, when I interviewed the next Virtual Assistant, not only did they ask me about my […]

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Can’t Tell a Bad Potential Client from a Great One? Try This

When you are looking for clients, it can be really tempting to say YES to everyone who you speak with. Of course, when we need money, it is easier to say yes. But it’s not always the right thing to do! Like any relationship, there needs to be a good fit for both parties, for […]

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Have you hit the ceiling for how many clients you can work with at one time?

By Jaimie Skultety Have you hit your limit for how much sleep deprivation is required to service all those clients? If you’re not ‘there’ yet, you WILL be. Trust me. All the time you’ve spent trying so desperately to find new business and then one day it will come to this: No time for any […]

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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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