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If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Today’s guest post is written by my friend Allie from Ramblings of a WAHM. She’s shared her awesomeness with us here before and today she’s sharing a little more. You are ready to start your new career as a virtual […]

You’re in the process of setting up your virtual assistant business but that big question is running through your head: How do I find clients online??? This is often followed by several other questions along the lines of: Who needs my services? How do I get them to notice me? Do I have to be […]

Getting Started Series Part 5: 6 Tips to Overcome Your Fear and Start Your VA Business

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Grab the audio version of this post here: Hi, it’s Alicia here at newVAadvice.com and I’m back with another segment in the Getting Started series. Today, I want to talk about fear. It’s the other “F” word. Fear is something that we all deal with, especially while we’re in the process of deciding if we […]

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Getting Started Series Part 4: The Truth About Making and Saving Money When Starting Your VA Business

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Grab the audio version of this post here:  Hi, it’s Alicia here at newVAadvice.com and I’m back with another segment in the Getting Started Series. Today, I’m answering the question:  How can I make money quickly in my virtual assistant business? I’ll be tackling this topic along with ways to save money and cut costs […]

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Start up Stories: Ruth Martin, Maplewood Virtual Assistance

This article is one in a series called Start up Stories. These stories are about women I’ve come to know and admire who are successful in the Virtual Assistant industry. My hope is that they serve as inspiration for you, proving that, regardless of your current situation or obstacles, it is truly possible for you to live […]

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Getting Started Series Part 3: How to Turn Your Skills Into Services in Your VA Business

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Grab the audio version of this post here: Hi, it’s Alicia here at newVAadvice.com and I’m back with another segment in the Getting Started Series. Today, I’m answering the question: How can I turn my skills into services in my VA business? The first thing I usually tell people to do is to think about […]

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Why Being Specific in Your Profile Attracts More Buyers

This is a guest post from my good friend Dina Eisenberg, Reinvention and Outsourcing Coach. She’s visited the blog here and dropped some knowledge on us before. Dina is an expert in helping entrepreneurs to outsource and making sure that awesome service-based business owners, like VAs, get noticed by the clients who need them. Take […]

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Getting Started Series Part 2: How Much Does it Cost to Start A Virtual Assistant Business?

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Grab the audio version of this post here:   Hi, it’s Alicia here at newVAadvice.com and I’m back with another segment in the Getting Started Series. Today, I want to talk with you about money. I want to address the issue of startup costs as this comes up over and over again. Here’s the question: […]

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Interview with John Hardy, Virtual Assistant

You might be familiar with my series Start up Stories where I interview successful virtual assistants and ask them some really personal questions about how they got started in the industry. It’s great to learn from those who have been doing this a lot longer. But what about someone who started not all that long […]

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What Tools Do You Need to Start Your VA Business?

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This is yet another week where Cindy Bidar of the Educated VA rounded up some smart women in the virtual assistant industry to gather some great information. Today’s topic was tools we use to start and run our VA businesses. The answers may surprise you, as they’re not all super expensive! Read the article here […]

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