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Thinking you want to start your own virtual assistant business but things keep getting in the way? Are there constant roadblocks but something inside of you keeps telling you that this is what you really need to do? You’re not alone. I’ve been there, too. In this video, I share my personal struggles with adversity […]

Where to Find Clients Online and Offline for Your Virtual Assistant Business

I’m answering another popular inbox question today via video. Question: Where do I find clients? Watch this short video to find the answers: Video Reference Notes First tip! You must determine your services and target market before taking these steps. Online Ways to Find Clients: Your website Blog & share it Social media channels Online […]

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Where to Start with Your Virtual Assistant Business

People often email me asking, “What do I do first to get started with my virtual assistant business?” To find out my top three tips, watch this short video:   Here’s what I cover in the video: Knowing your work style How to figure out your services The resources you need to make your business […]

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How I Get Things Done and Stay Sane

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I’m just like you—always busy with a million things going on. I have a pre-school aged little one that I’m raising, a husband with a dangerous job that I worry about, a bulldog to care for, a household to keep intact and volunteer commitments. Oh yeah, and I run two online businesses. I know how […]

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How to Get Unstuck When Setting up Your Virtual Assistant Business

Do you ever feel stuck or unmotivated when it comes to starting your virtual assistant business? We all feel that way from time to time. Watch this short video for tips on how to overcome that feeling and move forward. Things referenced in the video: Getting Started Series Part 1 Shedding the Employee Mindset (free […]

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How to Avoid Scams When Starting Your Virtual Assistant Business

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When you’re first starting your virtual assistant business online, it can be scary not knowing who to trust, where to go for credible information or what courses to purchase that are worth the investment. I understand because I felt this way when I started online. I didn’t know anyone in this field, much less anyone […]

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Interview on Work at Home Success Podcast: Finding Clients Online When Starting from Zero

The other day, I was able to chat with the awesome Leslie Truex of Work-at-Home Success. Like me, she loves to share stories of people who are successful online in order to help those looking to do the same. So when she asked if she could interview me for her Work-at-Home Success podcast, I said […]

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What Does it Mean to be an Independent Contractor?

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I received an email from someone in the New VA Advice community asking how being an independent contractor was different than being an employee and how this would affect her working situation. I thought I’d share the key takeaways from our conversation so that you can educate yourself and feel better prepared. What is an […]

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Integrating Your New Virtual Assistant Career with Your Home Life

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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 assistant. You have trained to be a virtual assistant, you have the knowledge, you have […]

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