Archive for Kathy Colaiacovo

IVAA Live Summit Announcement from the Board of Directors

In February the IVAA Board made the sad decision that the Live Summit in San Antonio May 8-10, 2019, will be the last Live Summit we host. The Board made the decision based on lower and lower attendance each year which has also come with losses on the conference. The Summit has never been a […]

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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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Are you Ready to Ignite Your Spirit and Transform Your Business?

Did you know one of the best ways to network & grow your business is at a conference? I personally can tie over $200,000 in revenue to one conference where I made a few key contacts. Those contacts I made at that event led to referrals and more referrals over time. When I went back […]

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5 Surprising Ways Conferences Help You Market Your VA Business

As Virtual Assistants, many of us feel stuck behind our desk, frustrated it’s not going well and some days like there is No Way Out (this is a subliminal message about Kevin Costner, FYI and one you will understand if you’ve ever met me.). You truly are not alone. Many Virtual Assistants feel the same […]

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5 Reasons VAs Should Attend an Industry Conference Like the IVAA Online Summit

Many people wonder if they should go to IVAA events like the IVAA Online and Live Summits.   They both cost money and it takes time out of your workweek to attend. And yes, being there at the LIVE Summit can possibly benefit you much more when you get opportunities to meet people in-person. Attending […]

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Is it Worthwhile to Attend a Conference like the IVAA Live Summit?

Recently on an IVAA Peer Discussion Group call, this question came up from a new Virtual Assistant. We’ve all been there in our business and money is tight at the beginning so it can be hard to justify spending up to $1500 to go to a conference. When you total up registration, travel / airfare […]

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Networking Tips to Build your Virtual Assistant Business

One of the most common questions new virtual assistants ask is “How do I get started?” What is the first step to starting your Virtual Assistant business? Well to start you off I have to say the answer is not “It is easy and goes smoothly and happens overnight.” The truth is building your business […]

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Is it Worthwhile to Attend a Virtual Assistant Conference like the IVAA Live Summit?

Many Virtual Assistants wonder if attending a conference can help their business. Recently on an IVAA Peer Discussion Group call, this question came up from a new Virtual Assistant. We’ve all been there in our business and money is tight at the beginning so it can be hard to justify spending up to $1500 to go to […]

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Blogging can boost your Virtual Assistant Business

Every year I take a look at the past one with my Virtual Assistant business and look to the next. When I was doing my yearly planning this time,  I listed the five marketing strategies that I intended to carry out. Number one on that list…Blogging. I set a goal to write an article at least […]

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Increase your Bottom Line by working with a Virtual Assistant

>> WE have a FREE webinar that we are hosting at IVAA on November 29th, 2012 – Feel free to join in and learn the steps needed when you are looking to “How to Hire a Virtual Assistant“. ———————————————————————- As a Business Owner, your company requires various departments to function so your business can grow […]

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