Archive for Tracey D’Aviero

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Networking the Right Way – Take Action and Get More VA Clients

Building your Virtual Assistant business can sometimes seem like a tiring uphill climb. If you are not making the money you want to make, or if you can’t find clients, it can be really discouraging. So how do you change that? How can you get to where you want to go? The answer is connections. […]

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3 Easy Ways to Make Branding Work In Your Marketing

Marketing your Virtual Assistant business is an ongoing process – you should be doing something every day (or at the very least, every other day) to get your business in front of the people you want to work with. Because it can be hard to implement regular marketing – maybe you are still working at […]

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