Archive for working with a virtual assistant

One of the Best Ways to Choose A Virtual Assistant: Ask Them About Their Training

In the fast-paced 21st century, many people are choosing to leave the corporate “world” to start their own businesses. And as entrepreneurs, they have also made the decision to hire virtual assistants (VA’s) to help them manage and run their businesses. That’s right – manage and RUN their businesses. To keep up with the needs […]

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VA’s as Business Owners and Six Characteristics that Define Them

If you work with a great Virtual Assistant (or VA), then you know how hard they work for you. You know how professional, detail-oriented, and reliable they are. They take what they do seriously and they want to do a good job for you. Taking care of clients is not only their job, it’s their […]

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How Many People Are You Helping?

I was at a networking event last night and I spoke with a fellow who is in MLM. He was a nice enough guy. I don’t buy any MLM stuff at this point in my life so I wasn’t quite sure what we could possibly have to talk about, but he engaged me at my […]

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How to Form an Alliance and Find Success

When you own your business, you do everything. When you’re just starting out you often market your own business, do the bookkeeping, and in a lot of cases create the product that you’re selling. As your business grows, you might find that you need help. You may decide to hire a consultant like a Virtual […]

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Working Together with Your VA – Three Ways to Make the Most of Your Time

Time is money, right? Right! You’re a business owner and your time is valuable. Every day you work hard to make money and grow your business. But it seems like there’s never enough time in the course of the day to get it all done. All this work and worry is what keeps you up […]

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Business in the New Year – How Your Virtual Assistant Can Help you Plan and Strategize.

Welcome to the New Year! What a great time to plan for the future of your business, and make things even better than they were the year before. Think of this time of year like a blank piece of paper. You get to start from scratch or revise and improve upon what you’ve already done. […]

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How Giving Back Comes Back to You

‘Tis the season! The season where we think about how thankful we are for our families, friends, and successes. This is the time of year our gratitude inspires us to give back or volunteer. This is the time we contribute to the annual food and toy drives. Individuals and businesses alike, contribute time, goods and […]

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The 4 Critical Factors to Discuss in a Successful Production Call

For those of us who began our careers in a corporate setting, many will recall having team meetings. The really successful companies were those that figured out how to do these meetings effectively enough, that it would encourage the team to improve the business and ultimately the bottom line. One of the biggest factors I found […]

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Saying Thanks to Your Virtual Assistant is an Important Part of Building a Great Connection

The following article was originally published on my blog at yvonneweld.com, but because the message is so important I would like to share it with you, the readers of IVAA. Your Virtual Assistant is an integral part of your business and if you are like me you couldn’t imagine your business without them. Many will […]

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Finding a Virtual Assistant is not an Exercise in Speed Networking!

Many entrepreneurs treat finding a Virtual Assistant like an exercise in speed networking. They take very little time before making a decision that can mean the difference between success and failure in the growth of their business. Hire Slow, Fire Fast The best practice in building a team for your business is to follow the […]

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