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How I Landed My First Virtual Assistant Client

If you are still struggling to get that first Virtual Assistant client (or that first great client), this is what you need to do. One of the things many Virtual Assistants struggle with is getting their first client. There is so much anxiety around getting clients – especially that first one – that we can often be overcome and get paralyzed. And nothing happens. We try to adjust our services. We try to adjust our rates. We apply for countlessRead More »How I Landed My First Virtual Assistant Client

Just One Hour Can Make a Difference in Your VA Business

It is often said that time is a non-renewable resource, especially in your Virtual Assistant business where time is money. If you waste an hour - whether it's an hour a day, a week or a month, you could be wasting valuable time. Many VAs bill their clients by the hour, so it stands to reason that they are hyper-aware of time - but are still not always able to control it well. When we don't have a lot ofRead More »Just One Hour Can Make a Difference in Your VA Business

3 Things You Must Know Before You Create Virtual Assistant Packages

If you don’t have a few things in place before creating packages for your VA services, you will have trouble developing packages that work for you. I hear Virtual Assistants talk a lot about creating packages in the VA groups and forums. But there is often confusion around what that actually means. The first thing you should consider is why you want to create a package to begin with. If you think it’s because you can make more money thanRead More »3 Things You Must Know Before You Create Virtual Assistant Packages

5 Important Reasons to Document Your Business Procedures

Creating business procedures for your Virtual Assistant business helps you with more than just productivity. "The only difference between a mob and a trained army is organization." - Calvin Coolidge When I work with Virtual Assistants to help them make their business better, we often talk about developing standard operating procedures. Many VAs don’t have something like this in their business. They often feel that if they are the only one doing things that it’s not necessary. But I’ve gotRead More »5 Important Reasons to Document Your Business Procedures

5 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Virtual Assistant Business

Are you feeling unprepared to start your VA business? If so, you are not the only one. We all started the same way. With no real knowledge of how it worked, and how we were supposed to get started. I did, too! How you proceed with your Virtual Assistant business will determine whether you can succeed or whether you will fail. There are many things that you need to consider when you are getting started or are growing, and youRead More »5 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Virtual Assistant Business

3 Simple Ways to Get Clients for Your VA Business

If you are struggling to find Virtual Assistant clients, this article is for you! When we start our Virtual Assistant business, most of us don't realize the work involved to get clients. We meticulously launch our website, get business cards printed, and expect the clients to start calling. Or we expect to join job boards and fill our client roster easily. That's not always the way it works. In fact, most of the time it's very different. While writing blogRead More »3 Simple Ways to Get Clients for Your VA Business