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Different Ways to Deliver Your Free Gift – Doable 14

Today’s post is a guest post from my friend Stacey Myers. She’s come out with a fabulous new book called Build Your List with 30 Daily Doables. In order to get the word out about this valuable list-building resource, Stacey is going on a blog tour, where she shares one doable item per day on […]

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Blogs with Info for Virtual Assistants

I know it’s easy to go into information overload when you’re starting your virtual assistant business. There’s so much out there online. Who can you trust? I’ve given you a helpful list before of websites that you can check out for our industry, filled with people I feel you can trust who also give really […]

Juggling life and starting VA business

Are You a Professional Juggler?

Have you ever had those moments in life where you’re juggling so many balls that some are bound to drop and you feel like you can only really concentrate on one or two of them? You might be juggling your full-time job, starting your virtual assistant business, family, kids, personal stuff and countless other things. […]

Getting Started Series Part 6 Legal Structure VA Business

Getting Started Series Part 6: Legal Aspects of Running Your Own VA Business

    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, we’re going to talk about the legalities of owning your own virtual assistant business. It’s very likely that by now you’ve realized you have some amazing […]

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25 Things About Alicia

I got the idea to write this blog post from my friends in one of my mastermind groups. (Note: That’s an affiliate link.) They pointed out this post by Paul Taubman where he gave his audience a glimpse into who he really is. Tracy Roberts suggested that we take a minute and write one of […]

One Place You’re Not Looking for Clients

Trying to figure out where to find your target market and whether that’s online or offline? In this video, I share an often overlooked way to connect with potential clients for your virtual assistant business. This tactic is not necessarily difficult, but it may be outside of your comfort zone. Take a look and see […]

Should you call yourself a Virtual Assistant?

In this short video, I address a very controversial topic in our industry. Should you use the term “virtual assistant” in your business name or to describe what you do? Watch the video to get my take on the subject:   Video reference notes: Narrowing down your target market Knowing what problem you solve for […]

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My Word to Guide 2015

Over the last two years, I’ve adopted the practice of choosing a word that will serve as my theme for the year to come. I love this idea so much more than making resolutions. And I’m so glad my business coach, Kelly McCausey, reminded me to share this with you. When I start thinking about […]

Best of the Best 2014

Best of the New VA Advice Blog 2014

I’d never considered writing a “best of the best” for the year type of post before. But then I saw that Kelly McCausey at SoloSmarts sent out a little challenge, asking readers to put together a top 10 list of their favorite posts from their blog for 2014. Instead of just choosing my favorites, I […]

Lets Celebrate Presents for Everyone

Celebrate with Me and Build Your Virtual Assistant Business!

Some changes are happening around here at New VA Advice and I want you to be a part of them! I’m giving myself a little Christmas gift and I want you to join me for the ride because I have gifts for you, too!   What’s going on? The website is getting a makeover! newVAadvice.com […]

Income Streams and Advice on Working from Home

This post is as continuation of the cross blog conversation that I’m having with Marya Mesa of SunCoastMomma.com. We’re talking about balancing families, our online businesses, illness and everything in between. You can read the first post here. In the last post, Marya talked about the whole work/life balance situation and how she handles that. […]

How I Manage My Work Time Around My Family Time

This post is as continuation of the cross blog conversation that I’m having with Marya Mesa of SunCoastMomma.com. We’re talking about balancing families, our online businesses, illness and everything in between. You can read the first post here. In Marya’s last post, she shared how scheduling her work in blocks of time was best suited […]