How do you feel about marketing? Does it make you feel stressed or anxious? If it does, it's probably because you aren't getting clients easily from it. As a VA, we need to do many types of marketing every day. The most important thing in our business is getting clients, and we need to put ourselves out there to do it. In a perfect world, we would have clients find us and hire us, but that’s not how it worksRead More »Improve Your Marketing Strategy To Get More Virtual Assistant Clients
The most common argument VAs have for not writing a regular blog post: I don’t know what to write! You’ve got your Virtual Assistant website set up and you even have a blog! It’s exciting but that excitement wears off really quickly for many VAs when they realize they have no idea what to write about. Sometimes the first few posts come easily, but then the shine wears off and it becomes difficult to come up with ideas to post.Read More »Why Many Virtual Assistants Aren’t Blogging (But Should Be!)
Getting clients can seem overwhelming until you look at the numbers. The idea of getting clients is often the most daunting part of your Virtual Assistant business. As support professionals, the thought of selling ourselves comes up in conversations as not a very pleasant task. And it often seems like something that will be never-ending. It’s something that many Virtual Assistants don’t do well as a result. When I ask VAs how many clients they need, they often don’t evenRead More »How Many Virtual Assistant Clients Do You Actually Need?
Improve Your In-Person Networking To Make Better Connections Attending networking events is fun, and can be very rewarding, but are you making the most of your efforts each time you take time to go to one? Think about your last five networking events. How many clients have you signed up? How many great connections did you make? Virtual assistants sometimes avoid in person networking because so many of us are introverts. I always recommend learning to do it well, evenRead More »How to Get More Virtual Assistant Clients through Networking
Are you struggling to find clients for your Virtual Assistant business? Many VAs struggle with this, not only at the beginning of their business, but all the way through it. Why? Because they don't have a plan or a strategy to get clients. Some of us start our business with our old boss as our first client (I did!). Or a husband, a neighbour, a friend. So we don't get used to doing any marketing. For marketing to work properly,Read More »Where Do I Find Clients for my Virtual Assistant Business?