Mindset for Success as a Virtual Assistant and Business Owner

Being a VA is one thing – acting like a business owner is quite another. Some Virtual Assistants do not realize they must do both at the same time in order to be successful. Having a success mindset is a big part of acting like a business owner. You must visualize yourself being successful in […]

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Google-Fu for Your Business Too

At the beginning of each year we all like to set goals, both personal and professional.  If you ask our counterparts throughout the business world what their goals are, beyond increasing profits, I am sure you will find the following common elements: Increase communication with clients and colleagues Increase productivity Increased efficiency Contain costs My […]

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How to keep a small business mindset when working with a  VA

The true test of realizing success, as a small business owner may come down to the type of mindset you have; and whether or not you are willing to change it. This is especially true if you, like many small business owners, have worked for years as an employee. The employee and small business owner/entrepreneur […]

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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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