Archive for Working with a VA

How to Unshackle Your Leadership Talents

“The unique talent that I bring to my business is my ability to manage my calendar and email,” said no leader ever. Often, leaders get trapped into doing things like scheduling and email while the hours in our day vanish with little or no benefit to the company.  I’m not sure why we get trapped […]

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Why Every Business Needs Branding and How Your VA Can Help

Are you a small business owner that believes Branding is only for multi-million-dollar businesses? Or, do you realize that BRANDING is important to your small business but, you run out of time at the end of your day? Here are some basic branding concepts that explain why your business needs branding. It will also explain […]

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Networking Tips Your VA Can Help With

Editor’s Note: When we chose and wrote about this topic, the Covid-19 pandemic had not yet emerged.  Obviously, the type of networking event this article covers is off-limits for many of us at this time.  We have chosen to publish it, however, recognizing that our readers are all over the world, and some are in […]

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6 Ways a Social Media Virtual Assistant Can Assist You with Your Social Media

As a small business owner, your time is limited. Here are 6 ways a social media virtual assistant can assist you with your social media and free up time for you to work ON your business, instead of IN it. Delegating social media work to a VA that specializes in Social Media Management can not […]

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5 Simple Summer Business Planning Ideas and How a VA Can Support You

If you are located in the Northern Hemisphere, Summer is almost here! It is the time of year many people plan a getaway for some rest and relaxation. Of course, while we work through the current world pandemic, those plans may be on hold for the near-term. However, in a ‘normal year’, you may see […]

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Why Virtual Assistant Pricing Seems Higher than an On-Site Administrative Assistant

Are you a small business owner that has researched the possibility of hiring a Virtual Assistant to handle tasks that you can’t seem to get off your to-do list? Do you wonder why VA pricing seems higher than an on-site, in-house administrative assistant? The following article will explain not only the difference in pricing between […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Work with a VA Without a Contract

I was on a discovery call with a potential client recently.  We had a lovely conversation.  She was fun and exciting!  When we got to the nitty-gritty — cost, payments, and contracts – the conversation went south quickly.  She didn’t want a contract because she “didn’t want to be tied down.”  That was a red […]

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How A VA Can Help You Reach Your Business Goals

Do you cringe when someone asks, “What goals have you set for your business?” Setting business goals can be challenging, but is necessary for all successful businesses.  When goals are clearly written and communicated, commitment between your business partners will be in sync and focused, which increases your chances of success. Did you know that […]

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5 Ways a VA Can Help You Fill Up Your Sales Funnel

What small business wouldn’t like to have a full sales funnel? No one, right? Having a full sales funnel not only guarantees you consistent finances, but it also shows the world that your services and/or products are in-demand. Here are 5 ways you can fill up your small business’ sales funnel and how a VA […]

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How Conferences and Courses Can Help You Grow Your Business

When you are working hard to grow your business (and who isn’t interested in doing that), two priorities that can help that growth are taking personal and business development courses, and attending conferences and networking events. Whether you are a small business owner or a virtual assistant, attending conferences, networking, and constantly upping your knowledge […]

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