marketing

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

Your Marketing Plan Goals Check Up

It’s a good idea to check where you’re at in terms of your marketing plan goals and objectives. Some people check weekly, others do it every month – but you should definitely check at least once per quarter. Your goals might include revenue, number of sign-ups to your list, number of products sold, number of visitors to your website and blog – and so on. Regardless of what you measure, you want to make sure you take time out regularlyRead More »Your Marketing Plan Goals Check Up

How to Choose a Niche and Why It Matters

Are you going to specialize? As a virtual assistant, will you offer specialty services? Or will you offer anything and everything? Experts strongly recommend specializing. Here’s why: Specializing makes you competitive. When you specialize in a service or an industry it helps set you apart from your competition. When a potential customer is looking for a virtual administrator chances are they have a very specific task in mind. If you provide that service or specialize in their industry then you’reRead More »How to Choose a Niche and Why It Matters

How to Find Legitimate VA Opportunities

So you’ve just started a VA business and you need clients. Not to worry. You’re in a high demand business. The clients are there. You just have to know where to look. True, there are some scams out there. However, the legitimate opportunities far outweigh the scams. Here are three great ways to find legitimate VA opportunities. Ask In the beginning, there are a few key places to find legitimate VA opportunities. The first and often best resource is yourRead More »How to Find Legitimate VA Opportunities

How to Get That First Client

Congratulations! You’ve set up your VA business and are ready for your first client. It’s a big step and one that deserves celebrating. So now that you’re ready to work, how do you get that first client? Consider these options: Job Board Job boards are a wonderful tool. They can help you launch your business. They can provide a consistent income while you’re building your business. And when you have the eventual dips in your schedule or slow season youRead More »How to Get That First Client

How to Find Your Ideal Client

Being a virtual assistant has definite perks. You have the freedom to choose your hours. You can call in sick without feeling guilty. And of course you’re in control of who you work with and the projects you work on. However, in the beginning and certainly throughout your virtual assistance career, you’ll likely take on projects that are with clients you’d rather pass on. Many VAs struggle to find their ideal clients. What Is Your Ideal Client? Before you canRead More »How to Find Your Ideal Client