Too Much Competition in the Virtual Assistant Business?

When it comes to facing competition, there are generally three types of people: Those who work great under pressure and love a little competition. Those who fold under pressure and allow competition to intimidate them. Those who fall somewhere in … Continue reading

Why You Need a Business Coach to Grow Your Virtual Assistant Business

In a DIY world, it can be hard to admit that there are some things that are not beneficial to do by yourself. Can you figure out how to run a successful business on your own? As a self-motivated, intelligent … Continue reading

5 Ways to Invest in Yourself and Grow Your Virtual Assistant Business

In the business world, owners make investments that will help the long term productivity of their business. They invest in things that help the business function and grow. As a Virtual Assistant business owner, it’s easy to forget that YOU … Continue reading

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