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3 Simple Things You Can Do to Organize Your VA Business

Managing the work requirements of multiple clients can be challenging as a Virtual Assistant. Add in trying to manage your own business admin and things can get very busy. Getting and staying organized is key to making sure that you are getting everything done that you need to get done and working efficiently. If you […]

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7 Technology Tips to Help Your VA Business Run More Smoothly

When we enter the Virtual Assistant online world from a corporate job, the scariest thing can sometimes be the technology we need to use to work with our clients. There are a lot of options, but it is important to find something that works for you. You can get into a lot of moving parts […]

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Technology You Need to Run Your Business… and How a VA Can Help

For the past decade or so, the IOT (internet of things) has seen emerging technology that not only makes your life easier, but can also help take your small business to the next level. Savvy small-business owners should always keep an eye on the future, which means you should be thinking about what technology you […]

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Networking Means Talking to Potential Clients – Are You?

Getting Clients Quickly is One of the Biggest Struggles that VAs Face. You spend your time marketing on social media, writing blog posts, and updating your website copy, and you wonder why people don’t call. But the reality is that to get clients, you need to talk to potential clients. Are you doing that? If […]

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5 Networking Strategies a Virtual Assistant Can Help You With

If you are a small business owner you’ve no doubt heard that participating in networking events is key to building your business. And, if you are like most people, the thought of attending a networking event causes your heart to race and your palms to sweat! Here are 5 simple strategies, many of which a […]

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Strive for Excellence in Your Customer Service as a Virtual Assistant

Have you ever had a great customer experience somewhere? We often remember bad customer service experiences more than the good ones but think about one time you recently were treated well. How did it make you feel? When you have a great experience, you feel appreciated, maybe even special, definitely happy and it makes you […]

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Boost Your Customer Service – By Contracting with a Virtual Assistant

We all want to be the business that gets the 5-star ratings, right? A good way to reach that goal is by boosting your customer service! Great customer service is the backbone of a business. Did you know you can boost your customer service by contracting with a Virtual Assistant? Read on… Not only will […]

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What’s Billable Time In Your VA Business and What Isn’t?

There’s a question that comes up often when Virtual Assistants are talking to each other. What is billable time to your clients and what isn’t? And the answers will often surprise you. They surprise me! The short answer is that anything you are doing for a client should be billed to them. Here’s a quick […]

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Save Your Business Money with a Virtual Assistant Team

Congratulations! You are a business owner! You’ve survived the planning and start-up phases and the initial pains of growing your business. You are now rolling along, actually making money from the business you have always envisioned, but now you realize that administrative “to-dos” are filling up your day. You no longer have the ‘luxury’ of […]

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Stop Being a Task-Taker: 3 Smart Ways to Specialize Your VA Services

When you are deciding which services you can offer clients, how do you navigate through that thinking process? Often, we think about the things we know how to do based on our last job, or services we are currently offering clients. We come up with a list of services that we can confidently provide, and […]

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