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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Who Are You?

Being an entrepreneur is hard. Let’s not sugar coat it. Aside from doing the work for clients, there’s the getting clients part of the equation and then the financial accounting behind all of that. But what I personally found to be the most challenging for me over the years (and I was oblivious to it) […]

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Power VA Kelly Poelker Featured on Reinvention Radio

Kelly Poelker featured on Reinvention Radio speaking about what makes a badass assistant vs a virtual assistant and why not all virtual assistants are created equal.

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WHY and HOW to Choose a Niche for Your VA Business

Do you struggle with finding clients and making the income you want as a Virtual Assistant? Are the services and your field of expertise clearly defined? The answer may be to choose a niche. The riches are in the niches What exactly is a niche? A niche is simply your area of expertise. Your specific […]

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Never Underestimate the Power of 5 Minutes

Time is an interesting thing.  There’s too much, there’s not enough, it can be wasted, it can be treasured, it can go fast, it can go slow and last week we even ‘lost an hour’.  All of these statements illustrate how powerful our perception is and demonstrates how we have the ability to put meaning […]

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