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7 Tips to Market Your VA Business Better On Social Media

Are you using social media to market your virtual assistant business? Social media is free, but if you aren’t using it correctly in your business, it could be costing you more in time than you are getting out of it. The best way to grow your VA business is to create and nuture relationships with your audience of potential clients – and doing this online is both convenient and cost-effective, when you do it right. Here are a few tipsRead More »7 Tips to Market Your VA Business Better On Social Media

Calculating Your VA Rates Properly is Critical To Your Success

Do you know how much you need to charge to keep your VA business operational, profitable and sustainable? If you haven’t taken the time to do the math yet, it’s time! If you are working with clients right now but you are still struggling with making money, you need to look at what you are charging clients. I was extremely discouraged this week to witness a conversation taking place in a VA group. A VA reached out for some adviceRead More »Calculating Your VA Rates Properly is Critical To Your Success

Where Do I Find Clients for my Virtual Assistant Business?

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?

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How to Stay Committed To Your Business

When starting your own business it’s often easy to get yourself started, but a lot harder to keep yourself going when things get a bit more tough.  Here are ten tips to help you stay committed. Set goals.  Without goals, there’s really not much reason for you to be in business.  If you want to stay connected to your business, it helps to make yourself realize why you’re in business to begin with. Keep goals in mind.  You started yourRead More »How to Stay Committed To Your Business

Ten Ways To Balance Work and Family

Balancing a work life and a home life can be difficult, but with a little knowledge and planning, you can make it work for you.  Here are ten tips that will help you balance your work life and home life. 1.  Set realistic goals.  It's pretty much a given fact that if you want to achieve something big, you have to make some sacrifices.  While the select few can manage, most people can't become a CEO and run a successfulRead More »Ten Ways To Balance Work and Family

Expanding Your VA Business

As a virtual assistant it’s very easy to fall into the trap of working around the clock and doing everything all on your own. If you’re getting lots of clients and repeat work, that’s fantastic and speaks dividends about your services. How about now using that to your advantage? Expanding your VA business makes sense on all levels – you’ll have the ability to grow a client base, you’ll have a pool of other VAs to help you on aRead More »Expanding Your VA Business