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If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!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 […]

How often do you get the opportunity to meet hundreds of social media experts, coaches, trainers, consultants, entrepreneurs and business professionals, all willing to help you become the best at what you do?  They will be at the Social Media Summit East, a live event that will be held in Tampa, Florida this November 3rd, […]

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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Help with Your Online Marketing: How to Get Those Clients!

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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 […]

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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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