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3 Things for Virtual Assistants to Consider Before Taking New Training

When starting their business, many Virtual Assistants think that taking training for an in-demand service is the first thing they need to do before they can get clients.  But you should always start with what you know first. Selling yourself to clients is a challenge to a lot of new VAs, and trying to sell […]

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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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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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3 Crucial Things to Consider When Setting Your Virtual Assistant Rates

Do you flounder when talking to clients about your rates? Or are you still struggling every month to pay yourself or your expenses? If you do, you might want to reconsider how you have structured your pricing. The rates you set in your VA business are extremely important. Revenue is the thing that keeps you […]

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