Your Virtual Assistant Business: What to Do When You Feel Like Giving Up

Why did you decide to create a virtual assistant business? Did you desire more flexibility in your schedule? Were you sick of your traditional job? Did you long for a career that is more conducive to having a family by … Continue reading

5 Tips to Make Your Connections Count in Your Virtual Assistant Business

In the Virtual Assistant world, we are often advised to network to attract new clients. Networking is a valuable and effective tool that can help you reach new clients. Being smart and selective with networking can lead to great results … Continue reading

The Signs You’re Too Scared to Be a Virtual Assistant

I just read a great article on the blog Make a Living Writing titled The Telltale Signs You’re Too Scared to be a Freelance Writer. The signs shared by this author that indicate you’re too scared to be a freelance … Continue reading

How to Benefit from Non-Billable Hours as a Virtual Assistant

As a virtual assistant, you not only have to perform the tasks required by your clients, you also have to perform the tasks of a small business owner for yourself. Those tasks include invoicing, accounting, marketing, learning, and keeping your … Continue reading

4 Ways to Improve Your Virtual Assistant Business Today

There are many ways you can improve your virtual assistant business in one day, especially when you add that one day’s accomplishments to the following day’s accomplishments and the day’s after that. That’s called consistency, and it really pays off. … Continue reading

3 Rookie Mistakes that Damage Your Virtual Assistant Business

Just like most new virtual assistants (VAs), when I first started my VA business, I made many costly mistakes. One of my primary goals is to help others avoid those mistakes. Here are three rookie mistakes and how to avoid … Continue reading

New Year Plans for Your Virtual Assistant Business

This is the time of year when we’re all thinking about the new year. If you have a virtual assistant business, or are planning to start a virtual assistant business, it’s important that you take the time to plan for … Continue reading

3 Traits Needed to be a Successful Virtual Assistant

Last week, I wrote a blog post about 3 Skills Needed to Be a Booked-Solid Virtual Assistant. Many virtual assistants (VAs) make the mistake of thinking that experience with and expertise at in-demand skills are all they need in order … Continue reading

3 Skills Needed to Become a Booked-Solid Virtual Assistant

You’ve decided you’d like to work from home and start your own business. Becoming a virtual assistant (VA) is one of the businesses you’re thinking of starting. To help you determine if you have what it takes to become a … Continue reading

Build Your Virtual Assistant Business: Learn HTML

If you’re trying to find a new service to offer to build your Virtual Assistant business, or if you’re just starting a Virtual Assistant business, consider learning HTML.  It is the language behind website development and many other foundational areas of an … Continue reading